British Airways launches its Black Friday offers

Launching today and running until 30 November 2021, the deals include: 20,000 seats at £299 to New York, Boston and Philadelphia Three-night New York flight and hotel packages from £399pp European city break packages from £119pp Up to £300 off British Airways Holidays packages to any destination London, UK, 2021-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Lufthansa offers wider selection of snacks and spirits on long-haul flights in Economy and Premium Economy Class

New snacks and spirits available on many long-haul flights from December 1  Offerings with a charge include international and regional products for every taste Cologne, Germany, 2021-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In the future, Lufthansa passengers on long-haul flights in Economy and Premium Economy Class will have the option of purchasing high-quality snacks and… Read the full press release

10 new things travellers can expect to see this Christmas at Heathrow Airport

Heathrow passengers are set for a fantastic holiday getaway this year as the airport reveals the top 10 new experiences to look out for when travelling Research has revealed that passengers are spending more on festive shopping this year and indulging more while at the airport this holiday season, after last year’s festivities were cancelled… Read the full press release

Emirates launches limited edition of special items that celebrates UAE’s Golden Jubilee

Commemorative jubilee mementos serve as timeless reminder of nation’s celebrations Dubai, U.A.E., 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, Emirates Official Store has released a limited edition, curated collection of special items that celebrate the journey and achievements of the nation that Emirates calls home. Aviation lovers living… Read the full press release

Oakland Airport has travelers covered with plenty of parking and special coupon for the holidays

Oakland, Calif., 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport expects plenty of parking to be available for passengers in its four parking lots throughout this upcoming holiday season. “Travelers that plan to fly from Oakland International Airport for the holidays will have plenty of options for parking at the airport this season,” says… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport’s Flight Token biometrics technology recognized at the Amadeus & ACI World Technology Innovation Awards 2021

HONG KONG, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) announced that Flight Token, a biometrics technology empowered departure journey at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA), is voted by the experts from the aviation industry as the “Best Innovation in Airport Passengers Related Processes” in the Amadeus & ACI World Technology Innovation… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways resumes services to Phuket – U-Tapao and Samui – U-Tapao routes

Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited will resume two more of its domestic services which are Phuket – U-Tapao (starting from 2 December 2021 onwards) and Samui – U-Tapao (starting from 15 December 2021 onwards). The resumed service between Phuket and U-Tapao will be operated by an ATR72-600… Read the full press release

Finavia announces the opening of new Terminal 2 extension at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The new and shiny extension of Terminal 2 will open on 1 December 2021. In addition to the impressive main entrance and departures hall, the arrivals hall will also be opened. In the hall, the nature diorama Luoto welcomes passengers arriving in Finland. A travel centre linking… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines Berhad and UCSI Group to invest in future workforce through educational programmes

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) and UCSI Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build a robust talent ecosystem and enhancing the skills and capabilities of the workforce for greater economic development of the country. The MoU was signed between Chief Executive Officer of UCSI… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines further extends Enrich Points validity to 31 December 2022

KLIA, Malaysia , 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Enrich, the Travel and Lifestyle loyalty programme of Malaysia Airlines, is thrilled to announce further extension of Enrich Points validity to 31 December 2022, coupled with a generous extension of all Elite status for another year until March 2023, allowing its members more flexibility to enjoy… Read the full press release

dnata to oversee operations of Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport’s (ZNZ) international terminal (T3)

dnata to oversee the operations of Zanzibar Abeid Amani Karume International Airport’s (ZNZ) newly-built international terminal in partnership with SEGAP (Egis and AIIM), Emirates Leisure Retail and Maritime and Mercantile International (MMI) dnata’s expansion represents an investment of over US$ 7 million and creates 400 local jobs with the company dnata to provide a range of ground and passenger handling,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC)

The pledge funds research and technological advancements aimed at reducing net greenhouse gas emissions DALLAS, TX, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced a $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC) to research technological advancements and find new solutions to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. The pledge will also… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces 24 new routes for its UK Summer 2022 schedule

Over 500 Routes With Fares From Just £29.99 DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no. 1 airline, today (23 Nov) announced its highly anticipated UK S’22 schedule – opening 24 new routes [over 500 in total] to a host of exciting European destinations. UK holidaymakers will rejoice with sunny hotspots such… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces Cyber Week deals

9 Days Of Unmissable Flight Offers DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no.1 airline has today (21 Nov) announced teaser details of its Cyber Week line-up, available to be snapped up from Monday, 22 November. Finish 2021 on a high with one of Ryanair’s sensational Cyber Week deals, taking you to… Read the full press release

Ryanair opens its fifth base in Portugal

2 Based Aircraft, $200m Investment, 10 New Routes, 60 New Jobs DUBLIN, Ireland, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s largest and greenest airline, today (23rd Nov) announced the opening of its fifth base in Portugal with 2 new based aircraft, representing an investment of $200m alongside the introduction of 10 new routes – connecting… Read the full press release

Air Canada significantly increases cargo capacity into and out of Vancouver

In response to flooding that disrupted transportation supply chain network in the province 586 tonnes of additional capacity added into and out of YVR, an increase of 45% over originally planned levels Air Canada Express Dash 8-400 aircraft being converted into special freighter configuration to transport cargo MONTREAL, CANADA, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Spanish airline World2Fly offers high-speed inflight connectivity powered by SITA’s Internet ONAIR using Inmarsat’s GX Aviation

Spain’s new long-haul airline is providing world-class connectivity onboard its Airbus A350 aircraft, powered by SITA’s Internet ONAIR using Inmarsat’s award-winning GX Aviation. Madrid, Spain, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, announced today that its award-winning GX Aviation inflight broadband solution is now available to passengers traveling with… Read the full press release

CLT Airport’S 14th Runway 5K raised more than $34,800 for Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College

Charlotte, North Carolina, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 14th Runway 5K raised more than $34,800 for CLT’s Airport Opportunity Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College. The scholarship was created in 2018 to help promote careers in aviation as well as economic opportunities in Charlotte. Over the past four years, six students from Charlotte… Read the full press release

Indianapolis Airport welcomes Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight to Palm Springs

Inaugural flight expands Indy airport connectivity to Western United States INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez comments on Allegiant Air’s inaugural flight today (Nov. 18, 2021) to Palm Springs out of Indianapolis. “Today is a new day for Hoosiers looking to spend some sun-drenched time in… Read the full press release

CVG expects November and December to be the busiest months

Erlanger, Ky., 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) expects November and December to be the busiest months for passenger traffic since the pandemic started with the more popular destinations being Florida, Arizona, and Cancun. CVG estimates Thanksgiving travel volume to be 90-95 percent of 2019 levels. The busiest days… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport will host special STEM week in December across schools in Sussex

London, UK, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 300 schoolchildren across Sussex are to be engaged in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) initiatives by staff from Gatwick Airport, in the build-up to the airport’s engineering STEM week in December. Students from schools including Woodlands Meed in Burgess Hill, St Wilfrid’s in Crawley, The… Read the full press release

Blue Islands and partners with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust to manage its carbon emissions via Rewild Carbon

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands is committed to every one of its flights being carbon neutral from 1 December 2021 through a new partnership with Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. The local airline will balance the carbon impacts of delivering regional air connectivity, which is a vital part of… Read the full press release

CDA ready for a busy and safe holiday travel week at both O’Hare and Midway International Airports

Historically one of the busiest travel periods of the year, O’Hare and Midway expect to see more than twice the number of passengers that passed through last year CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is preparing for a busy and safe holiday travel week at both O’Hare… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates flight from Doha to Almaty, Kazakhstan

Twice weekly flights are served by an Airbus A320 New service will offer seamless connectivity via the World’s Best Airport to many destinations in the Americas, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ inaugural flight from Doha to Almaty in Kazakhstan landed at Almaty International Airport… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways delivers a special fly-by above all FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ stadiums to mark one year until the much-awaited tournament

Qatar Airways celebrates 365 days to go until the start of the highly-anticipated tournament, with specially-branded Boeing 777 aircraft sporting FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ livery flying above all eight stadiums Privilege Club, the Official Frequent Flyer Programme of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ gives valued members 3,650 bonus Qmiles when they book between… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service to Belize City from Seattle and Los Angeles

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking for a new international destination to escape to – with an unbeatable mix of beaches, adventures and heritage that’s not too far away from the West Coast – it’s time to consider sun-splashed Belize. To make that trip planning easier, Alaska Airlines began nonstop service… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines appoints David Hess and Christopher P. Reynolds as members of the Board

Dallas, TX, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has appointed David Hess and Christopher P. Reynolds as members of the Board. David Hess has been appointed to serve on the Board effective Nov. 18, 2021. Christopher P. Reynolds has been appointed to serve on the Board effective… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines expands codeshare arrangements with Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 November 2021) announced that they will reactivate their codeshare arrangement between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, and expand it to include 15 domestic points in Malaysia, seven destinations in Europe, and two cities in South Africa. This follows the announcement that… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport wins multiple awards from Airports Going Green®

Airport recognized for advancing sustainable aviation fuel, new AirTrain Extension project SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) received multiple awards from Airports Going Green® (AGG), the aviation industry’s leading forum on sustainability led by the Chicago Department of Aviation and co-hosted by the American Association of… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport recognized with Environmental Management Award for 2021 from ACI-NA

Airport honored for program to eliminate plastic beverage bottle waste SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA), the foremost advocate for airport operators in North America, has honored San Francisco International Airport (SFO) with its Environmental Management Award for 2021. SFO was recognized for its “Zero… Read the full press release