Ryanair announces 3 new Manchester routes to Copenhagen, Kerry and Paris Beauvais

Flights To Copenhagen, Kerry And Paris Beauvais On Sale Now DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (21 Jan) announced 3 new Manchester routes to Copenhagen (daily), Kerry (twice weekly) and Paris Beauvais (4 times weekly) commencing in March 2020, as part of Ryanair’s extended UK Summer 2020 schedule…. Read the full press release

Ryanair is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe and Italy’s No 1 airline, today (21 Jan) announced it is the first airline to be awarded the ‘OK Codacons’ seal, in recognition for having reliable and transparent T&Cs, efficient customer service and user-friendly website. The appointment by Codacons, Italy’s leading consumer association – follows… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to host Chinese New Year celebrations and announces flights to Shanghai in March

ear of the Rat sees Manchester Airport commence services to Shanghai in March Huge boost to the 183,000 people across the North who travel there via other means Business and trade boom predicted as existing Chinese routes have already seen a 38% increase in Chinese visitors, average spend per visit increasing by 94% and export… Read the full press release

McCarran International Airport generate nearly $35 billion in economic output

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — McCarran International Airport and its supporting aviation system generate nearly $35 billion in economic output, support approximately 250,000 jobs and are responsible for 18 percent of the area’s gross domestic product, according to a recent study conducted by Oxford Economics. “This report reiterates the critical role… Read the full press release

Five local schools enjoyed a STEM-packed day at Gatwick Airport Roadshow in Dorking

Five local schools enjoyed an action-packed day easyJet and Surrey Police among partners present along with 40 Gatwick volunteers The series of roadshows will continue to its fourth roadshow in West Sussex in March LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — One thousand pupils from five local schools visited a Gatwick Airport Roadshow at… Read the full press release

Latest passenger satisfaction survey reveals passengers feel an improvement of service quality at Budapest Airport

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Service quality improved significantly at Ferenc Liszt International Airport concerning 32 criteria out of 37, based on the quarterly independent international passenger satisfaction survey. The ASQ results in the last quarter and also for the whole year of 2019 fully reflect the developments completed by Budapest Airport… Read the full press release

South African Airways’ new Airbus A350 operated its first international flight from O.R Tambo International airport to JFK

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ —South African Airways (SAA) new Airbus A350-900 operated its first international flight from O.R Tambo International (ORTIA) airport to New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport. “This inaugural flight was the first that we plan to introduce on our international routes in the near future.  We… Read the full press release

Swissport to handle Air Tanzania’s entire hub operation at Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro airports

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Tanzania has commissioned Swissport to handle their entire hub operation at the airports of Dar es Salaam and Kilimanjaro. The new agreement includes a comprehensive service catalogue for Airport Ground Services, Air Cargo Handling and Aviation Security. Swissport, the global leader in airport ground services and… Read the full press release

Coronavirus Screening Program implemented at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The City is working in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal, state and local agencies to implement a screening program at O’Hare International Airport for travelers from a specific region of China in response to cases from that country of… Read the full press release

Lancôme Pop-Up store launches at a Chinese New Year themed opening ceremony of Shop Qatar festival at Hamad International Airport

The launch was marked by a spectacular performance of Chinese lion dancers Lancôme will offer a magical experience on the pop-up and will reveal its Advanced Genefique Serum in a limited-edition red bottle until March 2020 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In partnership with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) and Qatar Airways,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) today (Jan 21, 2020) was named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies®. Southwest ranks No. 11, and has been featured on the list since 2009. “We are an admired Company because of our People’s passion and love for our Customers shows… Read the full press release

Norwegian recognized with two awards at The Aviation 100 Awards

Airline wins CFO / Treasury Team of the Year and the Aviation 100 Equity Deal of the Year Norwegian recognised for multiple milestones throughout 2019 as airline continues strategic change moving from growth to profitability LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian received two coveted accolades at The Aviation 100 Awards held in… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways to open a state-of-the-art new lounge in Tokyo Narita International Airport

The lounge will offer gourmet food options and a bright, open relaxation space for passengers flying out of Narita International Airport’s Terminal 1, Satellite 2. The lounge’s interior design was overseen by the renowned designer Kengo Kuma. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for seven… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield earns the ‘RHF Accessibility Certified Gold’ rating under the Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Certification

Halifax, N.S., 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — When visiting Halifax Stanfield in 2020, it’s hard to believe the terminal building that exists today is nearly 60 years old. With bright interiors and large windows, modern washrooms and other passenger amenities, Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) has made strategic investments over the past two decades that put passenger needs, like accessibility, at the forefront. “We care deeply about making tangible improvements that raise the bar and better serve… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines to re-introduce nonstop Cebu-Los Angeles service in May 2020

Pasay City, Philippines, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Flag carrier Philippine Airlines will re-introduce a nonstop Cebu-Los Angeles service in May 2020, restoring the only direct air link between the Visayas and Mainland USA. Residents of various cities in the Visayas and Mindanao will enjoy convenient connections via Cebu for their travels to Los… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group selects Google Cloud as a strategic partner to further improve its operational performance

Lufthansa Group selects Google Cloud as strategic partner to optimize operational performance  Revolutionary system for airline operations COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Flight delays, rebookings due to missed flights and extreme weather conditions are some of the many factors that can disrupt a flight schedule. In the interests of their customers, the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group announces strategic partnership with Travel Management Company TripActions

As first step of innovation partnership, Lufthansa Group is minority investor in travel management company TripActions The collaboration is an important step for corporate customers to benefit from modern airline retailing and a better end-to-end experience TripActions marks the fourth strategic tech investment of Lufthansa Group facilitated through the Lufthansa Innovation Hub COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Jan-22… Read the full press release

Shannon Group welcomes Ryanair’s expanded Manchester service

Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group is delighted to welcome today’s (21/01/2020) announcement by Ryanair of the expansion of their Manchester service to Shannon Airport. The airline is increasing its operation from five to six days a week. The new service will start on 31st March and will operate on Tuesdays,… Read the full press release

Emirates to treat guests with specially curated selection of festive goodies and traditional Chinese fare

Savour a selection of festive treats on the ground and in the skies Dubai, UAE, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers flying with Emirates to and from China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia & Vietnam are in for a treat this Lunar New Year. Available for a limited time only, a specially curated selection… Read the full press release

The Port of Oakland invites college students to join its 2020 Summer College Internship Program

Paid internships in aviation, maritime, engineering and more Oakland, Calif., 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland is seeking ambitious, creative and highly-motivated, full-time college students for its 2020 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, prospective applicants apply for paid internships in a variety of fields, including Audit, Aviation, Communications,… Read the full press release

A business jet refuelled with sustainable aviation fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20.01.2020), a business aircraft was refuelled with a blend of sustainable and conventional fuel at Zurich Airport for the first time. Thanks to the close collaboration between Jet Aviation, Zurich Airport and Finnish renewable jet fuel producer Neste “Sustainable Aviation Fuel” (SAF) will be made available… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways earns the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited by Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President, received the Thailand Best Employer Brand Awards 2020 (Airline & Aviation) from the World HRD Congress. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways commented that, “We are honored to be recognized and given this prestigious award. At Bangkok Airways,… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport introduces new double bridges in the West Pier

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With two passenger bridges, the multiple aircraft ramp system (MARS) can accommodate two small planes or a single wide-body aircraft to which passengers pass through two jet bridges. This allows more and more passengers to board and deboard quickly through passenger bridges. Many passengers know how much more convenient… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport launches pet relief areas

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 10 000 dogs travel through Helsinki Airport yearly. Flying with a pet is now even more convenient as Helsinki Airport has installed two pet relief areas for animals: one at the main entrance of Terminal 2 and one in the non-Schengen area. Flying with animals is… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands in Russia by launching four new routes from Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s greenest airline* and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today its further expansion in Russia by launching four new routes from Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg to Bucharest (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria), Vilnius (Lithuania) and Bratislava (Slovakia), which will commence in June and July 2020. Passengers traveling from Russia can plan their new… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces the allocation of a ninth aircraft to its Vienna base

Vienna, Austria, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and greenest airline announced today (JAN 17, 2020) the allocation of a ninth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet on 1 July 2020, enabling the start of five new routes from Vienna to Alghero, Corfu, Faro, Podgorica and Suceava as well as… Read the full press release

Royal Air Maroc to become oneworld’s first full member in the African continent

NEW YORK, NY, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Air Maroc will join the oneworld® alliance effective 1 April 2020, becoming oneworld’s first full member in the African continent and bringing even more destinations and benefits for oneworld’s frequent flyers. The entry of Royal Air Maroc into oneworld from 1 April follows a 15-month implementation programme to integrate… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes WestJet’s direct flights to Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada

Direct flight to Halifax launching in June with WestJet Service takes only six hours so will be the quickest route to North America Four flights per week on Boeing 737-700 with two classes Excellent onward connectivity including Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton Route set to benefit more than 1,600 companies in the North West that do… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport opens new high-tech passenger terminal

Passengers of Aeroflot flight SU 2203 from Helsinki to Moscow were the first to enjoy the services, comfort, and spectacular design of the new high-tech terminal Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport’s new passenger terminal – built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards – was opened to… Read the full press release

#BitesAtBWI event showcased the wide variety of restaurants at BWI Marshall Airport

Baltimore, MD, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Dozens of area foodie bloggers and social media personalities sampled offerings from 11 BWI Marshall Airport restaurants on Thursday evening. The #BitesAtBWI event showcased the wide variety of restaurants at BWI Marshall Airport. Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst of Silver Diner served as guest host of the… Read the full press release