JetEscapes Holidays introduces new all-inclusive holiday packages for Dubai Shopping Festival

Four new all-inclusive attractive holiday packages for guests – ‘Dubai Free & Easy’, ‘Magic Dubai’, ‘Mania Dubai’ and ‘Fascinating Dubai’ – starting from INR 28,740/-onwards Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways’ JetEscapes Holidays today (December 17, 2018) introduced exciting, new all-inclusive Dubai holiday packages for guests planning to travel to Dubai to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Adelaide

Aircraft feature new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products First SIA aircraft with Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system Singapore, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 December 2018) welcomed the entry into service of its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft as it made its inaugural flight from Singapore to… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports recognized its stakeholder and partner airline during its annual dinner event

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Annual dinner event hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports in appreciation of stakeholder and partner airlines’ contribution to excellent customer service Abu Dhabi Airports hosted its annual Stakeholder and Airlines Relations Dinner in recognition of the crucial role played by its various stakeholders and partner airlines… Read the full press release

Oman Air expands its fleet with a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner that it has on order for 2018. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion. The wide-body Boeing 787-9 is… Read the full press release

flydubai announces new service to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy starting June 2019

Dubai-based carrier to operate daily flights to Budapest and up to five flights a week to Naples Flights to Naples will start on 04 June 2019 with flights to Budapest starting on 27 June 2019 flydubai becomes the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights to Naples Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Qatar National Day with custom-made amenity kits featuring images of popular sites in Qatar

Airline will offer custom-designed amenity kits to all customers, as well as a special on-board menu featuring traditional desserts Discounts of up to 25 per cent off in Premium Class and 35 per cent off in Economy Class, with triple Qmiles in Premium and double Qmiles in Economy DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Islamabad, Pakistan from June 2, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (December 18, 2018) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 2, 2019. Tickets are on sale from today. The route will launch as a three-per-week service, operated on a three-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner – British Airways’ newest long-haul… Read the full press release

HIAA welcomes American Airlines’ reintroduction of seasonal service to Philadelphia and new seasonal service to New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Reintroduces Seasonal Service to Philadelphia & Announces New Seasonal Service to New York LaGuardia Nova Scotia, Canada, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Next year, travellers from Halifax Stanfield International Airport can once again take to the skies on American Airlines. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to announce that American Airlines is reinstating seasonal… Read the full press release

ANA’s first A380 exits the Airbus Paintshop with special “Honu” livery meant to bring good luck and prosperity

HAMBURG, GERMANY, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is proud to announce that its first Airbus A380 has rolled out of the Airbus Paintshop in Hamburg, Germany. The new plane is Japan’s first Airbus A380 and sports a Hawaiian green sea turtle,… Read the full press release

SFO: TAP Air Portugal to fly five weekly nonstop round-trips between San Francisco and Lisbon from June 2019

Flag carrier of Portugal makes SFO its only West Coast gateway SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal will fly five weekly nonstop round-trips, year-round, between San Francisco and Lisbon from June next year.   San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will become the airline’s eighth North American gateway and the only… Read the full press release

Air France names Anne Rigail as CEO

PARIS, France, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Subsequent to the proposal of Benjamin Smith, CEO Air France-KLM, and the approval of the Air France-KLM Board of Directors, the Air France Board of Directors has appointed Anne Rigail as CEO of Air France, following their meeting on December 12, 2018. Previously EVP Customer at Air France,… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded ground handling contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) growing ground handling operations have been boosted by the awarding of a new three-year contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Under the terms of the new agreement, WFS will provide ticketing, customer service and cabin cleaning for… Read the full press release

SalamAir of Oman partners with Swissport for hub handling at Muscat International Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SalamAir of Oman has signed a five-year contract with Swissport for hub handling at Muscat International Airport. As of 1 January 2019, the Swiss Aviation Services company, global market leader of airport ground services and cargo handling, will provide the Omani carrier with a full range of services,… Read the full press release

CDA: New Aviation Futures Training Center in Chicago to launch in March 2019 as an extension of Olive-Harvey College’s TDL Center

CHICAGO, Illinois, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined City Colleges of Chicago and AAR to announce the new Aviation Futures Training Center to train students in aviation sheet metalworking. AAR, a global leader in aviation aftermarket services, will partner with Olive-Harvey College to prepare students for in-demand jobs in aviation, heavy… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces new two-times-weekly service to Komatsu, Japan next spring

Cathay Pacific expands its Japan network with new route to Ishikawa Prefecture from April 2019 HongKong, China, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is introducing a new scheduled seasonal service to Komatsu next spring, making the beautiful natural landscapes and rich cultural attractions of Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture more easily accessible to travellers. The new… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines invites guests and employees to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21

Guests and employees invited to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, Alaska Airlines guests who wear their festive holiday sweaters to the airport on Friday, Dec. 21 can board their flight early. The one-day promotion will be celebrated by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden

Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje, and St. Petersburg launched in 2017-2018 Qatar Airways’ new five-times weekly route to be operated by a Boeing B787 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today ( 12 December 2018)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases frequency to preferred European destinations this winter

Passengers to enjoy greater choice of flight options with aircraft upgrades to Manchester, Stockholm and Helsinki  Weekly flights to Gatwick, London, increase with 16 direct flights now available for passengers to choose from DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will fly a greater number of passengers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces the draw results for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™

Airline is the Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA until 2022 Qatar Airways flies three times per day to Paris and five times weekly to Nice DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™, which… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the holiday period with Christmas dinners, festive films and mince pies

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for the great Christmas getaway as it prepares to carry over half a million customers over the festive period, with the most popular long-haul destination being New York and the most popular short-haul route being Geneva. New York is also set to be… Read the full press release

British Airways adds selection of Christmas treats to its inflight entertainment system

British Airways lays on festive entertainment with up to 40 new Christmas films, TV show episodes and audio available Popular favourites including Elf and The Holiday feature LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — To help customers get in the festive spirit at 38,000 feet British Airways has added a selection of Christmas treats to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa opens the Panorama Lounge at Frankfurt Airport

New Panorama Lounge operated by Lufthansa now open Terminal 1 lounge capacity increases by 40 percent COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers with lounge access can now look forward to having an even more relaxed lounge stay before their departure in the Terminal 1A Schengen area at Frankfurt Airport. Today, Lufthansa is opening… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands online booking options by adding PayPal as a new payment method

Extended flexibility offers travelers another way to purchase their tickets. ANA joins the growing list of airlines incorporating PayPal as a method of digital payment at a time when PayPal is gaining more popularity in Asia. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six… Read the full press release

ANA HOLDINGS partners with OryLab and The Nippon Foundation to offer a sneak peek at the future where technology open up new possibilities for those with disabilities

VATAR Cafe DAWN ver. β combines the strengths of each partner to offer a sneak peek at how future technology will change our world. •Robotic breakthroughs hint at new era of mobility and interactivity. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ANA HOLDINGS INC. (hereinafter “ANA HD”) recently partnered with OryLab Inc. (hereinafter “OryLab”) and… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline ‘flynas’ announce codeshare partnership

Extended connectivity between India and Saudi Arabia Domestic network access beyond gateway cities both in India and Saudi Arabia Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service, international airline, and ‘flynas’, Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline, have entered into an extensive codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between India and… Read the full press release

ENAV and IATA present the first edition of the Italian National Airspace Strategy

Rome, Italy, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — ENAV (the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented the first edition of the Italian National Airspace Strategy. Air travel is set to grow 50% across Europe over the next 20 years. The goal of the air traffic management (ATM) network in… Read the full press release

Emirates brings delicious festive menu and nostalgic films on board for customers travelling for the holidays

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is bringing Christmas joy to the skies this December with a delicious festive menu on select flights and nostalgic films on board. Customers travelling for the holidays in December will enjoy several Christmas specials across all cabin classes on board and on the ground. Christmas menus With an… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today (10TH DECEMBER 2018 ) announced it will launch direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure travellers. QantasLink’s flights will be the first-ever regular passenger services between Bendigo and Sydney, and the first commercial services from Bendigo in… Read the full press release

Heathrow pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues

Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues News comes as Heathrow welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period Announcement follows the launch of the Living Wage roadmap which ensures direct suppliers guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

dnata completes the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering

Dubai/New York, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, today (11 December 2018) announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows dnata to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network… Read the full press release