flydubai deploys its Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Sheremetyevo airport in Russia

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai which launched daily flights from Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow (SVO) in November 2017 is now offering passengers from Russia the opportunity to be the first passengers to enjoy a new travel experience on board the airline’s latest aircraft model its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines in search for fifteen technical apprentices and five office clerk trainees

Fifteen technical apprentices and five office clerk trainees are needed  Training commences on September 3, 2018  47 apprentices are currently undergoing training at Austrian Airlines  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year Austrian Airlines trains a large number of apprentices in different areas of the company. The field of aircraft engineering is… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines launches its Digital Innovation Blueprint through bilateral partnerships with A*STAR, CAAS, EDB and NUS

Bilateral partnerships with A*STAR, CAAS, EDB and NUS to establish SIA as a digital aviation and travel experience leader Digital Innovation Blueprint to contribute towards development and nurturing of digital aviation and travel technology community in Singapore SINGAPORE, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (29 January 2018) announced the launch of its… Read the full press release

Lufthansa welcomes its seventh A350-900 to Munich

Lufthansa welcomes its seventh A350-900 to Munich   A350 maiden flights from Munich to Seoul, New York, Chicago, Denver, Singapore and Vancouver German Design Award for the Economy Class COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa has welcomed its seventh A350-900, a plane with the registration D-AIXG, to Munich. On February 1, after… Read the full press release

Lufthansa customers to benefit from new automatic check-in procedure

Lufthansa customers to benefit from new automatic check-in procedure   COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa customers will now automatically receive their boarding pass directly to their smartphone 23 hours before departure – without having to check-in themselves. Lufthansa passengers will now be able to start their journey feeling more relaxed: From now… Read the full press release

The Lufthansa Group develops a standard specification for its Airbus A320 fleet

The Lufthansa Group develops a standard specification for its Airbus A320 fleet   Uniform specification for all aircraft of the Airbus A320 family delivered to the Lufthansa Group from 2019 onward More flexibility when it comes to aircraft transfers between airlines More synergies when purchasing planes COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces the appointment of Holiday Aviation as General Sales Agent for South Africa

Oman Air announces the appointment of Holiday Aviation as General Sales Agent for South Africa   MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the appointment of Holiday Aviation as General Sales Agent (GSA) for South Africa. The appointment of Holiday Aviation will ensure… Read the full press release

Aeroflot and Aurora Airlines to fly Russian athletes participating in PyeongChang 2018 Olympics

Moscow, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot and its Far Eastern regional subsidiary Aurora Airlines will carry Russian athletes participating in the XXIII Winter Olympic Games held from 9 to 25 February 2018 in South Korea. Yesterday the first Russian athletes flew on a regular scheduled Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Seoul. Athletes currently training… Read the full press release

Globetrotting with just two stopovers now possible with enhanced Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) fares

Globetrotting with just two stopovers now possible with enhanced Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) fares   Frankfurt, Germany, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A whirlwind globetrotting trip, stopping only at two destinations for at least 24 hours, is now possible using selected Star Alliance Round the World (RTW) fares. Up to now, a… Read the full press release

flydubai launches flights to Thessaloniki in Greece and Aqaba in Jordan from June 2018

Dubai-based airline grows its network to 102 destinations in 46 countries served by a fleet of 61 Boeing 737 aircraft Flights to Thessaloniki in Greece and Aqaba in Jordan commence on 15 and 16 June respectively Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has announced the start of flights to… Read the full press release

Ryanair invests in additional three based aircraft at Manchester airport

Ryanair invests in additional three based aircraft at Manchester airport   10 New Summer Routes Added With Extra Flights On Existing Routes Over 300,000 Extra Summer Seats On Sale Tomorrow DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (25 Jan) announced an additional investment of $300 million at Manchester airport with… Read the full press release

Ryanair extends its sponsorship of “The Ryanair Chase” at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival to 2022

Ryanair extends its sponsorship of “The Ryanair Chase” at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival to 2022   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (25 Jan) announced that it had agreed to extend its sponsorship of “The Ryanair Chase”, at the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival for a 5 year period… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches direct flights from St. Petersburg to Perm from 30 April 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches direct scheduled flights from St. Petersburg to Perm starting 30 April 2018. Tickets are available now. Flights from Pulkovo Airport to Perm will be carried out on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Flights will depart from Pulkovo Airport at 19:05 and arrive in Perm at 23:25 local time. Return flights… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches new Hotel Booking Site that gives customers 10% back in credit to spend on flights

Ryanair launches new Hotel Booking Site that gives customers 10% back in credit to spend on flights   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (24 Jan) launched Ryanair Travel Credit, a new incentive that gives customers who book accommodation with Ryanair Rooms 10% back in credit to spend on… Read the full press release

IATA welcomes the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market initiative to enhance Africa’s air connectivity

Addis Ababa, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomes the launch of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) initiative by the African Union (AU) to open up Africa’s skies and improve intra-African air connectivity. Enhanced connectivity will stimulate demand, improve the competitiveness of the African airline industry, and make… Read the full press release

IATA and ENAV to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy

Rome, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and ENAV, the Italian Air Navigation Service Provider, have agreed to develop and implement an Italian National Airspace Strategy. ENAV and IATA will strengthen their existing cooperation for this initiative, which is aimed at delivering benefits to the travelling public and the wider aviation… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates direct non-stop flight to Pattaya, its newest Thai destination

Pattaya marks the airline’s fifth destination to Thailand, and the first new route launch for the airline in 2018  Qatar Airways now operates 64 weekly flights to Thailand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first direct non-stop flight to the beautiful holiday destination of Pattaya touched down at U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Qatar

Qatar Airways welcomed the arrival of the Airbus A350-1000 test aircraft to Qatar   The State of Qatar was the first stop for the Airbus Demonstration Tour to showcase the world’s most advanced widebody aircraft throughout the Middle East and Asia Pacific Qatar Airways is the global launch customer of the A350-1000 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jan-29… Read the full press release

British Airways marks its multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller catering with a research on Brits’ travel habits

British Airways marks its multi-million pound investment in its World Traveller catering with a research on Brits’ travel habits   LONDON, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Brits are creatures of habits when they travel, a study has found. Almost half of travellers admit they always go through the same habits and rituals to ensure their… Read the full press release

Southwest® plans to operate up to five departures daily from Paine Field

Daily Service from Additional Seattle-Area Airport Aims to Bring Southwest Value Closer to Thousands Dallas, Texas, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today 9Jan 25, 2018) it will bring its faithful fans in northern metro Seattle time-saving travel options later this year via Paine Field in Everett, Wash., subject to requisite… Read the full press release

Air France reopens completely redesigned and much larger Business class lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2

Air France reopens completely redesigned and much larger Business class lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Terminal 2   PARIS, France, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France will reopen a completely redesigned, much larger and totally renovated Business class lounge. With an open kitchen, private saunas and a detox bar, the company has created a… Read the full press release

easyJet and Founders Factory announce new start-ups to join its travel tech accelerator programme

easyJet and Founders Factory announce new start-ups to join its travel tech accelerator programme   LUTON, UK, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Three more travel tech companies have been selected to join the start-up accelerator programme following the success of launch start-ups Flio and LuckyTrip Each business will receive hands on support from Founders … Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s brand-new flight from to Gothenburg

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s brand-new flight from to Gothenburg   BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — bmi further developed its network from its Bristol hub today (22nd Jan 2018), as it launched its brand-new flight from Bristol to Gothenburg. Passengers at Bristol Airport travelling on board the first flight were treated to delicious… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo earns the Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme (QEP) accreditation

Cargo carrier recognised for operating Envirotainer containers compliant with Good Distribution Practice  DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has received the Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme (QEP) accreditation at five of its destinations: Amsterdam, Basel, Paris, Chicago, and its hub, Doha, Qatar…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines returns as the official presenting sponsor of the Luck Reunion music festival

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) will return for a second year as the official presenting sponsor of the Luck Reunion, a boutique music festival taking place on Thursday, March 15, 2018, outside Austin, Texas. The continued partnership marks both brands’ commitment to the music community and to elevating burgeoning artists. Demonstrating the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific brings new inflight well-being programme through partnership with Pure Yoga

New inflight well-being programme launches across all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon routes HONG KONG, 2018-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has partnered with Pure Yoga to launch a new inflight well-being programme, ‘Travel Well with Yoga’, this month. In harmony with the airline’s ‘Life Well Travelled’ campaign, the series of videos have been… Read the full press release

Qantas names Olivia Wirth as the new CEO of its Loyalty business and Vanessa Hudson as Chief Customer Officer

SYDNEY, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (24TH JANUARY 2018) announced Olivia Wirth as the new Chief Executive Officer of its Loyalty business. The change follows the resignation of current Loyalty CEO Jayne Hrdlicka, who announced her departure from the Group in December last year. Olivia Wirth has been with the airline for… Read the full press release

Jet Airways celebrates India’s forthcoming 69th Republic Day with a week-long celebratory fare sale

Jet Airways celebrates India’s forthcoming 69th Republic Day with a week-long celebratory fare sale   Enjoy up to 20% off for travel to select domestic sectors and, up to 30% off for travel to international destinations from India Sale valid from Jan 23, 2018 to Jan 29, 2018 Mumbai, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces new service connecting Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (24 January 2018) announced that it will introduce a new service that will connect Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. The new service will be introduced as part of a restructuring of existing Singapore-Canberra-Wellington flights, which will see the Canberra-Wellington flights… Read the full press release

easyJet sees significant increase in registrations for its Amy Johnson initiative

easyJet sees significant increase in registrations for its Amy Johnson initiative   LUTON, UK, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the airing of the two part ITV documentary, easyJet: Inside the Cockpit, easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has seen a significant increase in interest from budding pilots to its careers website. Visits to its careers page at easyJet.com… Read the full press release