Allegiant Announces Nonstop Travel Between Gateway and St. Cloud MN

$89.99* INTRODUCTORY ONE-WAY FARES ST. CLOUD, Minn., 2012-08-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announces new, nonstop jet service between St. Cloud, Minn. and Phoenix / Mesa, Ariz. beginning December 15, 2012. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $89.99* one way. “We are pleased to bring… Read the full press release

Dragonair Cancels Kaohsiung Flights on Friday

Hong Kong, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair today (Thursday, 23 August) announced that it will cancel four flights to Kaohsiung and five flights from Kaohsiung tomorrow (24 August) due to expected severe impact of Severe Typhoon Tembin on southern Taiwan. Flights which have been cancelled are: Flight No./Route/Scheduled Departure Time KA452/From Hong Kong to Kaohsiung/0805 KA432/From… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Welcomes National Car Rental Onboard

DALLAS, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today the addition of National Car Rental as a new Partner of the carrier’s frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards. Members of Rapid Rewards will receive 600 points per qualifying rental from National. To celebrate the new partnership, now through Nov. 15, 2012, Members can receive triple points… Read the full press release

RAK Airways to launch its first domestic flight to Abu Dhabi

UAE’s national carrier to launch its 10th destination 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Ras Al Khaimah, UAE : Since its relaunch in October 2010, RAK Airways, one of the flagship carriers of the United Arab Emirates has worked on building passenger numbers, filling 250,000 seats in 2011, while gradually expanding its destination network to Africa, Middle East… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expands network in India with new Hyderabad service

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it will further extend its presence in India with a new four-times-weekly service between Hong Kong and Hyderabad, India’s fourth most populous city and an important hub for the technology and pharmaceutical industries. The new service complements the airline’s existing passenger services to Mumbai, Delhi and… Read the full press release

South Africa to host Air Cargo Africa Conference for the first time

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southern Africa’s Transport hub, O.R. Tambo International Airport today announces its “Gold Sponsorship” status of Air Cargo Africa 2013 which takes place for the first time in South Africa from 20th – 22nd February 2013 at the Emperors Palace in Johannesburg’s East Rand. The exhibitions will create a platform for cargo industries… Read the full press release

airberlin statement to an article published by manager magazin tomorrow regarding the future of the company

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — These rumours are both scurrilous and irresponsible, and we refuse them entirely. These speculations are nonsense and without any foundation. Etihad Airways and airberlin have a very strong relationship which is starting to show positive progress. Both airlines are wholly committed to their long-term partnership strategy. In terms of his contract, Mr… Read the full press release

Dragonair Expects Normal Taiwan Operations Today and Advises Passengers to Check Latest Flight Information

Hong Kong, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair announced that based on the latest weather forecast, the airline plans to operate its flights to and from Taipei, Kaohsiung and Taichung as scheduled today (23 August). However flights to and from Kaohsiung and Taichung tomorrow (24 August) may be subject to disruption caused by the adverse weather as a… Read the full press release

ADVISORY – CHANGE OF ROUTING FOR FLIGHT BW457 OF 22 AUGUST 2012

Port-of-Spain, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Caribbean Airlines wishes to advise the public that due to effects of Tropical Storm Isaac, expected over St. Maarten later this afternoon, flight BW457 will now operate out of Kingston, Jamaica and fly directly to Barbados, without its scheduled stop in St. Maarten. The new flight times for BW457 of 22 August… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines Set To Redefine Airport Lounge Experience

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Singapore Airlines has appointed renowned architectural and interior design firm ONG&ONG to develop a new design concept to be applied to all of the Airline’s airport lounges worldwide. The appointment is part of a more than $20 million investment programme in SilverKris Lounges for the next five years intended to enhance the… Read the full press release

Midway Hosts World War II Veterans for Honor Flight Chicago

Major Willinger Fox, Army Flight Surgeon and his daughter, Susan Sidell.

CHICAGO, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ninety-six World War II veterans from the Chicago area got up bright and early today, and headed to Midway International Airport for a special send-off celebration prior to their departure to Washington, D.C. for a day trip to visit the WWII Memorial. The veterans will experience a day of remembrance and reminiscing for some who have waited more than… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Unveils A High-Flying Tribute To The State Of Colorado With Dedication Of Colorado One

Southwest Airlines Unveiled Colorado One In Denver On Wednesday, August 22 2012. Stephen M. Keller, Southwest Airlines 2012.

Airline Honors Colorado with Specialty Aircraft, Fare Sale, and Community Event DALLAS – 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today is taking its “LUV” for the state of Colorado to new heights by unveiling Colorado One, a Boeing 737-700 emblazoned with an artist’s rendition of the Colorado state flag! Southwest unveiled the newest specialty aircraft… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expects normal Taipei operations today and advises passengers to check latest flight information

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways announced that based on the latest weather forecast on Severe Typhoon Tembin, the airline plans to operate its Taipei flights as scheduled today (23 August). However passengers are reminded that the situation can change rapidly and are advised to check the latest flight information on the airline’s website, www.cathaypacific.com, before departing… Read the full press release

USA Special: With airberlin to the land of unlimited opportunities

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — And the winner is… Miami. The facebook-fans of airberlin have voted the city in the south of the US-state Florida to their top sunny destination in the US. airberlin is the first choice for a trip to the Sunshine State and offers its passengers through 2nd September 2012 tickets at attractive fares… Read the full press release

Shelly Woods Lights Up Heathrow

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — During the build up to the London 2012 Paralympic Games, British Airways is welcoming international Paralympic athletes arriving into Heathrow with a series of giant images projected on to the airline’s engineering hangars. The projections show ParalympicsGB athlete Shelly Woods with the wording ‘Welcome to our manor’ and are visible to competitors… Read the full press release

Aerolineas Argentinas incorporated more Boeing 737 Next Generation

Aerolineas Argentinas incorporated more Boeing 737 Next Generation to their regional and domestic fleet Buenos Aires, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — With the arrival of the new Boeing 737/700 NG Aerolineas Argentinas continues to renew its fleet with narrow bodied aircraft for regional and domestic flights. The last two B-737/700 (LV-CXN and CYJ) are the the seventh… Read the full press release

Los residentes en Baleares, Canarias, Ceuta y Melilla deberán mostrar su certificado de residente en los aeropuertos

Cuando viajen con billetes a los que se ha aplicado el descuento de residente De acuerdo con la ley 2/2012 del 29 de junio, de los Presupuestos Generales del Estado  Para poder volar, deberán mostrar en el aeropuerto el certificado de residencia expedido por el Ayuntamiento, junto con el DNI. Madrid, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Iberia recuerda que,… Read the full press release

Fly With Confidence This Summer

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is launching a brand new instructional video for nervous flyers on its in-flight entertainment system from September 1. The film, presented by British Airways pilot and course leader Captain Steve Allright, takes information from the British Airways Flying with Confidence course – the airline’s one-day fear of flying programme. In… Read the full press release

Silicon Valley to Tokyo Flight to Start January 11, 2013

2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — All Nippon Airways Announces Schedule of New Service From San Jose SAN JOSE – All Nippon Airways (ANA) today announced the new nonstop service between Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) and Narita International Airport in Tokyo will start January 11, 2013. The inaugural flight will bring the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft to the Bay… Read the full press release

Fly the “Queen of the Skies” to Bangalore

India’s third-largest city is the third destination to be served by a Lufthansa Boeing 747-8 / Flights now bookable 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Lufthansa passengers can now book flights to the latest Boeing 747-8 destination. Tickets for flights on the Frankfurt-Bangalore route with the Lufthansa flagship are now on sale. From 13 September, the “Queen of… Read the full press release

Deities in Stone: Hindu Sculpture from the Collections of the Asian Art Museum

New exhibition presents Indian sculpture and historic imagery from the world’s oldest living religion SAN FRANCISCO, 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Sculpture is an essential part of Indian civilization; a culture that dates back to ancient times and has flourished uninterrupted to the present.  It is fundamentally important to India’s nearly one billion Hindu adherents. Consecrated… Read the full press release

Temporary Closure of Runway 10-28 Scheduled at BWI Marshall Airport

60-Day Closure to Begin August 20 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — As part of a multi-year, comprehensive series of airfield improvements, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will close one of its primary runways for 60 days starting on August 20. Runway 10-28 will be temporarily closed in order to complete a runway reconstruction project. Runway 15R-33L, BWI… Read the full press release

Danish quality chocolate for Copenhagen travellers

Danish quality chocolate for Copenhagen travellers

Good news to all chocolate lovers: Danish chocolatier Peter Beier is opening a new, exclusive shop at Copenhagen Airport 2012-08-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Based on an ambition of owning the entire value chain from the cocoa plantation to his own shops, Peter Beier provides high quality and dedication in his products, appealing to fastidious, discriminating chocolate… Read the full press release

SUMMER ISSUE OF LAX CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS E- NEWSLETTER AVAILABLE

Los Angeles, California, 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Summer issue of the LAX Capital Improvements e-newsletter is now available online at: http://www.lawa.org/laxdev/Newsletter.aspx The newsletter describes the latest developments and current status of the multi-billion-dollar capital improvements program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).  The current issue highlights: Modernization projects begin impact on Central Terminal Area as part of new… Read the full press release

LAX FLYAWAY® BUS SERVICE AT IRVINE STATION TO CEASE OPERATION

Los Angeles, California, 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — FlyAway ® nonstop bus service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and the Irvine Transportation Center (Irvine Station) in Orange County will cease operation, it was announced today by airport officials.  The exact date and time of the cessation of service are not known at this time, but are expected to occur by September… Read the full press release

Pin your support to Shannon

Pin your support to Shannon

2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — Shannon Airport is asking the local community and its strong customer base to get behind the airport by wearing a Shannon Airport pin or displaying a car sticker to show their support for the airport. The pins and car window stickers are part of the “I’m for Shannon” initiative that was launched… Read the full press release

Allegiant Announces Nonstop, Low-cost Travel Between Gateway and Hawaii

$199.00* INTRODUCTORY ONE-WAY FARES Mesa, Ariz. 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) announces new, nonstop jet service between Phoenix-Mesa, Ariz. and Honolulu International Airport (HNL) beginning February 8, 2013. The company, known for its exceptional travel deals, will introduce the new service with fares as low as $199.00* one way. “We are pleased to bring another affordable… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines to Present Donation to Pikes Peak Red Cross for Colorado Wildfire Victims

On-board fundraiser totals $54,440 DENVER, 2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ —  Frontier Airlines will today present a check totaling $54,440 to the Pikes Peak Red Cross to help people affected by the Colorado wildfires. The check presentation and a small appreciation event will take place today at 10 a.m. at the Frontier Airlines ticket counters in the Colorado… Read the full press release

ECONOMIC STUDY FINDS LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT GENERATES 294,400 L.A. COUNTY JOBS, $39.7 BILLION IN ECONOMIC OUTPUT, $2.5 BILLION IN LOCAL AND STATE TAX REVENUES

2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — An economic impact analysis released today reaffirmed the role of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) as one of Los Angeles County’s major economic generators.  According to a study by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), activity at LAX generates 294,400 jobs in Los Angeles County with labor income of $13.6 billion… Read the full press release

Groups of Travellers Can Now Submit Multiple ESTA Applications

2012-08-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced that the Electronic System for Travel Authorization web application has been updated to allow for multiple applications to be submitted and paid for in one transaction. The new online application will be available Wednesday, August 15. Applicants must enter biographic data and an email address… Read the full press release