British Airways offers huge discounts on over 120 destinations

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ sale is set to soar as it launches with huge discounts on flights and holidays from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City. Over 120 destinations are on offer in the sale, which runs until 11.59 pm on May 21 2019, including offers to stateside hotspots Los Angeles, Miami and New York, as well as… Read the full press release

British Airways announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (May 03, 2019) announced the winners of its BA 2119: Future of Fuels challenge. British Airways celebrates its centenary this year, a landmark in aviation. To mark this, the airline’s BA 2119: Flight of the Future programme is exploring the next 100 years in aviation for… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s extra flight to Lyon for summer season 2019

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has extended its existing winter route from Bristol to Lyon to operate throughout July, August and September. The flights will commence on 1 July and will operate twice a week on Monday and Friday. They will be operated on an A320 aircraft. The extension… Read the full press release

British Airways customers set to enjoy access to new partner lounges this summer

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, British Airways customers are set to enjoy access to new partner lounges across a number of European destinations. The use of the third-party owned partner* lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in Club Europe and eligible cardholders, is part of British Airways’ multi-million pound investment,… Read the full press release

Emirates announces the return of My Emirates Pass this summer

Emirates’ signature pass returns for the summer, offering discounts and special offers across more than 500 locations in the UAE Dubai, UAE, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates customers can unlock the best Dubai has to offer for less this summer with the return of My Emirates Pass – an offer that turns an… Read the full press release

Emirates Airline partnership with Smart Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Airline has signed an agreement with Smart Dubai to offer special flight discounts to the latter’s employees for travel. Emirates will also support Smart Dubai with its travel requirements to participate in international events and conferences, as well as with the events that it organizes on a… Read the full press release

British Airways teams up with The Diana Award in support of children and young people living challenging lives

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is partnering with The Diana Award as part of its commitment to making a positive impact in local communities, with a particular focus on supporting children and young people living challenging lives in the UK and overseas. Established in memory of Diana, Princess of Wales, and… Read the full press release

British Airways and Marmite create a limited-edition jar to celebrate the airline’s centenary

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Marmite have teamed up to create a limited-edition jar to celebrate the airline’s centenary, launching on May 1.  As Marmite is the most confiscated brand at airport security, the centenary jar is conveniently sized to fit within the liquid allowance. For Brits travelling abroad, it is clear… Read the full press release

British Airways opens the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has opened its doors to the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport.  It completes a £52 million investment, following the unveiling of a plush new space for First customers in autumn last year.  Customers at JFK Terminal 7 have also seen changes to the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces redesigned menu cards, tableware and dining concepts for its passengers in Economy Class

Award-winning airline introduces redesigned menu cards, tableware and dining concepts for its passengers in Economy Class DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has revealed a new Economy Class on-board experience branded ‘Quisine’, designed to further elevate customers’ dining experience when they travel with the award-winning airline. To begin their dining experience,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019; announces joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc

Three weekly flights to Rabat via Marrakech to begin 29 May 2019 Award-winning airline offers passengers a daily connection to Casablanca Royal Air Maroc to operate daily flights to Casablanca from Doha commencing in June DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to… Read the full press release

Seattle Pride today announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade

Alaska Employees to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and 45th Anniversary of Seattle Pride SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle Pride today (Apr 30, 2019) announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade. Hundreds of Alaska employees will help lead the June 30 pride march and celebration, culminating at… Read the full press release

Southwest’s annual Medical Transportation Grant Program donated 10,000 roundtrip tickets throughout North America

DALLAS, TX, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 29, 2019) announced it has donated 10,000 roundtrip tickets to 76 hospitals and medical transportation charities located throughout North America as part of the airline’s annual Medical Transportation Grant Program. This year, the airline is supporting organizations across 25 states and in 40 cities. Throughout… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’s Rapid Rewards retains title of Best Customer Service for the seventh consecutive year at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards

DALLAS, TX, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co.’s (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards®, held onto its title of Best Customer Service for the seventh consecutive year at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards. Rapid Rewards was also named Program of the Year for the fourth year in a row. “We are thrilled to win… Read the full press release

Oman Air expands existing codeshare agreement with Gulf Air

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, and Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, have expanded their existing codeshare agreement allowing passengers to benefit from the outstanding products and services offered by the two airlines. This will extend travel opportunities to fly beyond… Read the full press release

Allegiant appointed Gregory Anderson as executive vice president and chief financial officer

Las Vegas, Nevada, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) has announced that Gregory Anderson has been appointed to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will also continue as the company’s principal accounting officer, a role he has served since January, 2015. “Greg has been an exceptional leader, and epitomizes the kind… Read the full press release

Emirates sweeps five awards at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards 2019

The airline was also crowned Airline with the Best First Class, Airline with the Best Economy Class, Airline with the Best Frequent Flyer Program and Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates continued its winning streak when it took top honours by sweeping five awards last… Read the full press release

Emirates extends MoU to promote Mauritius and the Seychelles

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has renewed its support to Mauritius and the Seychelles by extending a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which outlines joint activities to promote the two countries.His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group met a VIP delegation from Mauritius and… Read the full press release

Emirates welcomed His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum to its stand at the Arabian Travel Market 2019

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the Official Airline of the 2019 Arabian Travel Market, welcomed His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation and President of the UAE National Olympic Committee to its stand on the first day of the… Read the full press release

Emirates presents design and visitor experience concepts of its pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Airline breaks ground with construction of mobility inspired pavilion Rich visitor experience planned around future of air travel Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today (28 April 2019) unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the 6 month… Read the full press release

Emirates Holidays unveils the highlights of its new travel programme for 2019 – 2021

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Holidays is revealing the highlights of its new travel programme for 2019 – 2021. Now available online and in print, ‘Be There: The Worldwide Holiday Collection’ has been curated to include trending destinations for travellers from Dubai as identified by Emirates Holidays’ team of travel experts. Mark… Read the full press release

flydubai named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards

Awards demonstrate the recognition by passengers of the unique travel experience offered across the flydubai network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai was named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at this year’s Business Traveller Middle East Awards, which was held during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at the Grand… Read the full press release

dnata named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2019 Air Cargo News Awards for the 5th consecutive time

Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 5th consecutive time, dnata has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2019 Air Cargo News Awards. The award, which has long been recognised as the preeminent accolade in the air cargo industry, was accepted by Ross Marino, Senior Vice President of dnata’s International… Read the full press release

dnata recognized with four awards at the 2019 World Travel Awards

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has won four accolades at the 2019 World Travel Awards earning the titles of Middle East’s Leading Corporate Travel Company; Middle East’s Leading Airline GSA (general sales agent); United Arab Emirates’ Leading Travel Agency and Abu Dhabi’s Leading Travel Agency. The awards were accepted by dnata’s senior executives at a gala dinner… Read the full press release

Air Partner appointed by Aurigny to manage its operations control centre in Alderney

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Aurigny, the flag carrier airline of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, to manage its operations control centre in Alderney in order to improve efficiency, resilience and customer service. Air… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward named Program of the Year Europe & Africa for the third consecutive year at the 2019 Freddie Awards

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian Reward, the award-winning loyalty program of Norwegian, the World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline, has been named Program of the Year Europe & Africa for the third consecutive year at the 2019 Freddie Awards, held in Dallas, Texas. The Norwegian Reward credit card, by Bank Norwegian, was… Read the full press release

Blind and visually impaired passengers can now get free 24/7 help at Gatwick via the camera on their mobile phone

Professionally trained agents now guide passengers through the airport, help them read documents or even find their bag on the luggage carousel Chair of easyJet’s Accessibility Advisory Group, Lord David Blunkett, says this: “will be life changing in terms of providing equality to passengers with no or little sight” New service is part of Gatwick’s ambition… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces cooperation with Chinese cargo hubs to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport will cooperate closely with two major Chinese cargo hubs, in order to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary. This is the main goal of the cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) signed during the “Belt and Road Forum” summit held in Beijing. Budapest Airport has… Read the full press release

KLM adds 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM has added 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer, commencing Monday 24 June. The extra capacity will be provided by upgrading the aircraft operating on the weekday service to a Boeing 737 aircraft, providing an additional 32 seats per flight. KLM currently operates four daily… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a million British Airways customers have now successfully used their face as their identity on flights from the US More than 3m customers have used the tech on UK domestic flights – international… Read the full press release