Frankfurt Airport trials Yoordi new food ordering solution

The digital Yoordi system, an innovative self-ordering solution, additionally enhances the passenger experience Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers and guests at Frankfurt Airport can now use their  smartphones to conveniently order and pay for food and beverages from various restaurants – taking advantage of a new “fast lane to… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines teams up with L.A. Times Studios and At Will Media to create its first podcast series, “Is This Seat Open?”

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) this week celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the carrier’s first commercial flights, which took place on June 18, 1971. To offer Customers and Employees a unique perspective on stories from the airline’s colorful history, Southwest®, L.A. Times Studios, and At Will Media partnered to… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport welcomes flynas’ services to Riyadh

Tirana, Albania, 2021-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier now offers flights from Tirana International Airport. Starting today, Monday, June 14, 2021, flynas launch the first flight between Tirana and Riyadh. Flights will be operated to the capital city of Saudi Arabia three times per week, deploying an Airbus A320. On… Read the full press release

British Airways will fly the British & Irish Lions squad to South Africa for the Lions Tour

London, UK, 2021-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (15-06-2021) announced it will fly the 37-strong British & Irish Lions squad to South Africa on June 27 for the eagerly awaited Lions Tour. The team will be heading directly to Johannesburg on a charter flight from Edinburgh, following The Vodafone Lions 1888… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport earns ICAO recognition for its COVID-secure operation measures

London, UK, 2021-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) has received international recognition for the measures it has put in place to provide a COVID-secure operation to protect its passengers and employees. Having worked closely with the UK Civil Aviation Authority and Public Health England, LJLA is one of only a… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport welcomes Luke Bugeja to its Board as a Non-Executive Director

London, UK, 2021-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport Holdings Ltd has today (10 June, 2021) announced that Luke Bugeja will join the airport’s Board as a Non-Executive Director. Mr Bugeja has over 30-years’ experience in the aviation industry. He previously held senior positions at Changi Airports International in Singapore, as well as Board… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes the return of Air Chathams’ services to Norfolk Island

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Chathams return to the Norfolk Island route today (10 June 2021) marks the first time New Zealanders have been able to fly direct to the Australian territory in 15 months. Auckland Airport’s General Manager Aeronautical Commercial, Scott Tasker, said Air Chathams had delivered important domestic… Read the full press release

Emirates to resume three weekly services to Malta via Larnaca, Cyprus from 14 July 2021

UAE Travellers can now enjoy quarantine free travel to the Maltese Islands Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume three weekly services to Malta via Larnaca, Cyprus, from 14 July 2021, further expanding its European network to 34 destinations, and offering customers worldwide more travel choices and enhanced… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes American Airlines’ new nonstop service to Austin, Texas

Erlanger, Ky., 2021-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines is announcing new nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to Austin, Texas (AUS) as well as restarting service to Phoenix, Arizona (PHX) in August. The new flight to Austin will operate 2x daily beginning September 8, 2021. American will fly the Embraer 175… Read the full press release

SJC welcomes JetBlue’s daily, nonstop service to Boston

Resumption of airline service, long-haul flight signals return to normal for Airport and travelers San José, Calif., 2021-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — This evening, officials at Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) welcome the return of JetBlue with daily, nonstop service to Boston Logan International Airport (BOS). The flight represents SJC’s first… Read the full press release

Swoop unveils expanded winter schedule

Airline announces fleet expansion and winter flying as new daily bookings return to pre-pandemic levels CALGARY, AB, 2021-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost carrier, today (June 10, 2021) released its expanded winter schedule including increased non-stop domestic service and the re-introduction of flights to the United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new nonstop routes from San Francisco, Portland and Palm Springs to destinations across North America

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — You’ve already booked long-awaited summer travel plans to be reunited with family and friends. Great! But have you thought about a little something for yourself when the weather turns gloomy and cold this winter? A sun-drenched beach, a decadent poolside cabana, an all-inclusive oceanfront resort? We’re ready… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces service to Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in New York from Nov. 14, 2021

Previously announced Southwest service to Bellingham, Wash. to begin Nov. 7, 2021; New destination: Syracuse, New York service begins on Nov. 14, 2021; New international service from both Chicago (O’Hare) and Kansas City to Cancun will complement the full re-opening of all previously served international destinations. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo strengthens temperature sensitive pharma and vaccine handling capabilities in Dubai with additional 94 cool room pallet positions

Addition of 94 cool room pallet positions to existing EU GDP compliant infrastructure at Dubai International Airport provides more handling capacity for temperature sensitive pharma, including COVID-19 vaccines Carrier has so far transported 75 million COVID-19 vaccine doses; aims for 100 million by end June 2021 Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates… Read the full press release

Ryanair increases operations at Rome Fiumicino with three based aircraft, six new routes and over 65 flights every week

Three More Aircraft, 21 Routes (6 New) & Over 65 Extra Weekly Flights Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Italy’s No.1 airline, today (08 June) announced the addition of three based aircraft, six new routes and over 65 flights every week from Rome Fiumicino to a host of domestic and international destinations…. Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop route to Key West, Florida

CINCINNATI, Ohio, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ —Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (June 9, 2021) begins a new nonstop route to Key West, Fla. via Key West International Airport (EYW) from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $73.* “Key West is one… Read the full press release

SAS reopens direct route between Japan and Scandinavia

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS will reopen the direct route between Japan and Scandinavia starting in July. The first departure from Copenhagen will take off on Saturday, July 10, with a return flight from Tokyo, Haneda Airport, on Monday, July 12. The route will be operated twice a week, with departures on Wednesdays… Read the full press release

British Airways provides customers access to discounted Covid-19 PCR tests in the comfort of their own home

British Airways adds Wren Healthcare to list of Covid-19 discounted testing providers for customers on ba.com, offering at home tests administered by a specialist Airline’s customers have access to Covid-19 tests through a wide range of providers starting from £33 for antigen and £40.41 for PCR Customers can select from different test types to suit needs… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways partners with significant Russian-based entities at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF)

SPIEF is organised by Roscongress Foundation and convenes individuals from leading Russian and international companies, political figures, and business leaders from around the world Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker met several opinion and industry leaders including the Governor of St. Petersburg Mr. Alexander Beglov, further strengthening the airline’s position in… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Singapore Airlines’ resumption of its nonstop Manchester-Singapore route

First flight launches 17 July Three weekly departures on the A350-900 aircraft Manchester, UK, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A week after the Airline celebrated its 50th anniversary of flying from the UK, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is delighted to announce the return of its nonstop Manchester-Singapore route, beginning on 17th July 2021. Initially, the flight will operate three times… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport launches new manufacturing facility to support Canadian food innovators

Manufacturing centre to address gaps, help local, small businesses  Edmonton, AB, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is launching a new manufacturing facility to help emerging Canadian food innovators access new national and global markets by filling a regional gap in food manufacturing. With a federal investment of $550,000 through Western… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways to operate cargo freighters connecting Hangzhou and Tokyo

In response to increased demand, ANA will employ Boeing 767 freighter to connect Hangzhou and Tokyo in June. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for eight consecutive years, will operate cargo freighters connecting Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport (HGH) and Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)… Read the full press release

Lufthansa began vaccinating employees in Germany

Initially up to 2,000 weekly vaccinations Michael Niggemann: “Lufthansa employees make important contribution to society.” Crews and employees with personal customer contact receive vaccination offer first Cologne, Germany, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa today (07.06.2021) began vaccinating the first employees in Germany. In the first week, 2,000 vaccine doses will be available and… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines expects further growth in bookings following eased travel regulations and rising vaccination rates

CCO Michael Trestl: “Eased travel regulations and rising vaccination rates have quadrupled our bookings” Greece, Spain and Italy among the most popular destinations Austrian Airlines continues to offer full flexibility in rebooking and security Vienna, Austria, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — With a rising vaccination rate and easings of entry regulations in many European… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes services between Dubai and Nice and Lyon

Airline will resume services to Nice and Lyon, serving each gateway with four weekly flights Ease in entry requirements means fully vaccinated UAE citizens and residents can expect quarantine free travel to France from tomorrow Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will resume flights from Dubai to Nice from 2 July and… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited welcomes Joan MacNaughton to its Board

London, UK, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited has appointed Joan MacNaughton to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Ms MacNaughton will bring a wealth of board experience in industry, government, academia and the third sector to the leadership team of Heathrow and at a critical time in its history. As… Read the full press release

dnata partners with Kale Logistics Solutions to transform CALOGI into a next-generation e-commerce platform for the cargo community in the UAE

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has partnered with Kale Logistics Solutions to develop a next-generation e-commerce platform for the cargo community in the UAE. The partnership will see the two companies take dnata’s existing platform, CALOGI to a new level to provide best-in-class, one-stop services,… Read the full press release

SITA’s ONAIR provides highly personalized internet connectivity to Corsair loyalty program members

Travelers will be offered personalized plans based on loyalty program tier and class of travel. Paris, France, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — French long-haul airline Corsair is offering members of its loyalty program, Le Club Corsair, flying aboard the airline’s new Airbus A330neo fleet, a highly personalized internet connectivity package based on their tier… Read the full press release

American Airlines and Hyatt provide Morehouse School of Medicine graduates with complimentary Executive Platinum elite status

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Graduates from the classes of 2020 and 2021 from Morehouse School of Medicine received more than their degrees when they walked across the stage at the 37th Commencement Exercises on May 15. With a shared focus on celebrating the diversity of their workforces, travelers, guests, and communities,… Read the full press release

flydubai announces the resumption of its operations to Naples in Italy

Dubai-based flydubai to operate three weekly flights to Naples from 01 July Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today (June 2, 2021) the resumption of its operations to Naples in Italy. The three weekly flights to Naples International Airport (NAP) will commence on 01 July and offer passengers… Read the full press release