All Nippon Airways announces inaugural service of its ANA Green Jet

The ANA Green Jet will feature a livery inspired by its ANA Future Promise (AFP) program with operations and services focused on promoting sustainability and reducing CO2 emissions. The new aircraft will enter service on the Tokyo Haneda – San Francisco route on Oct. 5, 2022. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — All… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces signing of Crowne Plaza & Holiday Inn Express Stockholm Arlanda Airport

Set to open in 2026 at Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the dual-branded Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn Express property marks the return of IHG to the Swedish market DENHAM, UK, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hospitality companies, today (29 SEPTEMBER 2022) announces the signing of Crowne Plaza &… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority appoints Heather Day as new human resources director

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority recently welcomed Heather Day as its new human resources director to help plan, design and develop employee-related initiatives that support the Airport’s strategic goals. In her new role, Day will lead performance management and oversee compensation, benefits and employee… Read the full press release

Oman Air continues to invest heavily in High Quality Flight Operations Training

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing to set benchmarks in quality and safety, Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has carried out almost 500 simulator training sessions, 83 courses for pilots, and 230 cabin crew courses over the first half of 2022 alone. The airline also saw the… Read the full press release

Vistara starts non-stop, daily flights between Mumbai and Abu Dhabi

Delhi, India, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today (01 October 2022) inaugurates non-stop, daily flights between Mumbai (India) and Abu Dhabi (UAE). The inaugural flight will depart from Mumbai at 1910 Hours (IST) and arrive in Abu Dhabi at… Read the full press release

Emirates updates its inflight content this October with documentaries and movies featuring the late Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Honouring the iconic figures who have shaped both culture and history throughout the 20th century, Emirates passengers can now watch a host of acclaimed documentaries and movies featuring the late Queen Elizabeth II, Elvis Presley, and The Beatles, on the award-winning ice inflight entertainment system this October. Celebrating its 17th year… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches new, daily flights between Halifax-and-Newark and Vancouver-and-Houston

Halifax-Newark, Vancouver-Houston flights convenient for customers MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Oct. 3, 2022) announced new, daily transborder flights between Halifax-and-Newark and Vancouver-and-Houston. The year-round routes will start in December and conveniently link these major urban markets, as well as provide easy onward connections through Air Canada’s and its partner United Airlines’ global… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo announces partnership with United Cargo

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo and United Cargo signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that follows on the heels of the new broader historic commercial agreement between two of the largest global airlines. This coordination will deliver benefits to air freight customers of both Emirates Skycargo and United Cargo around the world…. Read the full press release

Blue Islands announces return of its Jersey to Ibiza services to its 2023 Mediterranean sun programme

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Convenient flights from Jersey to Ibiza are available to book now as Blue Islands returns with its 2023 Mediterranean sun programme. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “These services have proved popular over the past few years. For summer 2023, we have increased to a 10-week Ibiza… Read the full press release

Blue Islands adds extra flights between Guernsey and Jersey in November

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Responding to increasing inter-island travel demand; Blue Islands is adding extra flights in November. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “We’re all now enjoying the value of face-to-face meetings once again, as such we have seen demand for inter-island travel steadily returning. We currently operate up to… Read the full press release

Finnair announces appointments to its Shareholders’ Nomination Board

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The following persons have been appointed to Finnair’s Shareholders’ Nomination Board: Minna Pajumaa, Senior Financial Counsellor of the Ownership Steering Department in the Prime Minister’s Office of Finland; Timo Sallinen, Senior Vice President, Investments, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company; and Esko Torsti, Head of Cross Asset Allocation,… Read the full press release

London City Airport announces £12m investment to upgrade its departures area

Investment of £12m along with SSP, Lagardère Travel Retail and WHSmith Upgrade will see 30% more seating, two new dining experiences and newly expanded duty free and retail space, along with new and expanded toilets Phased transition to maintain existing facilities during works, with the upgrade set for completion by Summer 2023 News comes as… Read the full press release

KLM and Transavia to share data on unruly passengers; to ban unruly passengers for five years

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM and Transavia share data on passengers placed on the No Fly List for disruptive behaviour on board or on the ground, since 29 September. Both airlines will ban unruly passengers for five years, regardless of which airline operated the flight in question. This makes KLM and Transavia… Read the full press release

Swissport starts ground handling business at Milan-Linate Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Just 12 weeks after starting up operations at Rome-Fiumicino airport in Italy’s capital, Swissport is starting operations at Milan Linate, adding another leading European business hub to its vast and growing network. Swissport will provide passenger services from 1 October. Further expansion in Italy is planned. Swissport… Read the full press release

Eastside Awards in association with George Best Belfast City Airport open entry with a brand new category

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The seventh Eastside Awards is now open for entry with a brand new category this year reflecting the efforts organisations are making to environmental sustainability. There are 16 awards recognising the best of East Belfast. From volunteering to business growth, health and wellbeing to community impact,… Read the full press release

Air Liban installs SITA’s Bag Manager cloud solution at Rafic Hariri International Airport

Agile cloud systems that increase operational efficiency and reliability have helped expand the airport’s capacity to handle nine million bags per year. Beirut, Lebanon, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA and Middle East Airlines–Air Liban (MEA) have renewed a technology contract and moved the airport’s baggage reconciliation system (BRS) at Rafic Hariri International Airport… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport announces return of Flight Academy programme at Runway Visitor Park, 24 – 28 October

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme gives youngsters the chance to sit in the cockpit of a real plane and see the roles that keep the airport running in action Sessions are for 4-7yrs and 8-12yrs age groups Ticket for one adult and one child costs just £12 For more information see www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk Manchester, UK, 2022-Sep-30 —… Read the full press release

SFO completes full-scale emergency exercise

Simulated aircraft accident tests emergency response, agency coordination SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its full-scale emergency exercise today (September 28, 2022), simulating an aircraft accident to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple agencies. “Our airport has seen a wide… Read the full press release

KLM expands network this winter to 163 destinations

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On commencement of the winter schedule (28 October 2022 through 25 March 2023), KLM’s network will embrace a total of 163 destinations: 92 European and 71 intercontinental. The new destinations taken up in the network are Nantes in France, Rovaniemi in Finland, Aarhus in Denmark and Katowice… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus expands fleet with its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Pictured are Aer Lingus First Officer Conor Murray, cabin crew members Oisin Leong and Kellie Woods, and Aer Lingus Director of Fleet Lander Dominguez Ruiz as Aer Lingus took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft (registration EI-NSA, named Saint Thomas), which will go into service on… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus to operate direct service between Cleveland, Ohio and Dublin for summer 2023

Aer Lingus will be the only Irish and European airline to operate from Cleveland, Ohio Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has today (28 September 2022) announced a new transatlantic route for summer 2023 which will see the airline operate its first service to Cleveland, Ohio direct from Dublin. Commencing on… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomes Bamboo Airways’ new service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

London, UK, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers across London and the South-East will benefit from a new connection from London Gatwick to Asia this winter, with Bamboo Airways launching flights to the popular Vietnamese destination Ho Chi Minh City. From there, passengers will also be able to connect onwards with Bamboo Airways to… Read the full press release

ITC and IATA to cross-link information offerings to expand access to strategic information for trade and cargo professionals

London, Geneva, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) joined forces to improve access to global trade and air cargo supply chain information for businesses and air cargo professionals. Through this agreement, ITC and IATA will cross-link their information offerings, including data, to expand… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free to sell FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM merchandise across Qatar

The award-winning retailer will sell FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM merchandise across Qatar in fan zones and at each match stadium. DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free, a fully owned subsidiary of FIFA Partner Qatar Airways, is proud to announce that it has been named as Official Retail Store for the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Privilege Club and ALL – Accor Live Limitless enhance offerings for members

Privilege Club and ALL members can now link their accounts to enjoy incredible rewards and benefits, including tier fast-track Doha, Qatar, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Privilege Club and ALL – Accor Live Limitless announce the enhancement of their strategic partnership, providing new ways for members to earn both Avios and ALL… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) announces partnership with Iskwew Air

Musqueam Territory / Richmond, B.C., 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (September 26, 2022), Iskwew Air and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that strengthens the working relationship between the Indigenous, woman-owned airline and the airport. The MOU between Iskwew Air and YVR is based on collaboration to enhance connectivity… Read the full press release

Emirates named ‘Airline of the Year’ for third consecutive year at the Monitor Airline of the Year 2022

Emirates is voted ‘Airline of the Year’ for third consecutive year Airline receives top honours for premium services and in-flight entertainment system Loyalty program and cargo services recognized in award program based on consumer poll Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has been named ‘Airline of the Year 2022’ in Bangladesh, clinching… Read the full press release

Emirates to launch additional services to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban

Airline to serve Johannesburg with three daily flights Restore services to Cape Town with double daily schedule Durban to be served with daily flights from 1 December Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be bringing new travel opportunities, choice and convenience for customers traveling to and from South Africa with additional… Read the full press release

Air Canada introduces CHOOOSE as its new carbon offset program provider

Option for customers to purchase carbon offsets now integrated seamlessly into the flight booking process through Air Canada’s North America websites MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Sept. 27, 2022) introduced CHOOOSE, a global climate technology company as the airline’s new carbon offset program provider. The option to purchase verified carbon offsets… Read the full press release

Air Canada welcomes the Government of Canada’s decision to lift masks on aircraft, testing and quarantine, and ArriveCan Requirements

Further streamlining is needed to benefit travellers, economy   MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Sept. 26, 2022) welcomed the Government of Canada’s decision to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions, including requirements for wearing masks on aircraft, testing and quarantine, and the compulsory use of ArriveCan beginning October 1, 2022. “Air Canada welcomes the removal of… Read the full press release