Spirit Airlines anuncia nuevos itinerarios hacia/desde México: San Diego – Los Cabos, Dallas/Fort Worth – Los Cabos, Dallas/Fort Worth – Cancún

Miramar, Florida, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) anunció hoy nuevos itinerarios para servicio nuevo hacia/desde Los Cabos y Cancún, México comenzando el 8 de noviembre de 2012. Servicio diario sin paradas entre Los Cabos, México (sirviendo a Cabo San Lucas y San José del Cabo) y San Diego comienza el 8 de noviembre de… Read the full press release

RYANAIR €12 SEAT SALE – NO FUEL SURCHARGES

Fly for €12 on over 1,000 routes in September, October and November Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, announced that from midnight (24:00hrs) tonight, Thur 16 Aug, it will release 100,000 seats at fares from €12 (with no fuel surcharges) for travel on Mon, Tue, Wed & Thur in September, October and November. These “all in” low… Read the full press release

airberlin and Finnair expand codeshare cooperation

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — airberlin and its oneworld® partner Finnair are building on their current codeshare cooperation and expanding in markets in Scandinavia and the Middle East. In combination with an airberlin or a Finnair flight to Helsinki, from now on flight guests can book a connecting flight operated by Finnair from Helsinki to Tallinn, Turku, Tampere… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines To Fly Giant Pandas From China To Singapore

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia will arrive in Singapore on 6 September 2012, flown in comfort from Chengdu on board a Singapore Airlines Cargo Boeing 747-400 freighter. Throughout their journey, the cabin temperature will be kept at between 18 and 22 degrees Celsius, consistent with the temperature of the… Read the full press release

Dragonair Expects Typhoon Kai-Tak to Affect Operations on Friday Morning

Hong Kong, 2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair announced that based on the latest weather forecast for Hong Kong International Airport, the airline plans to operate its flights as scheduled today (16 August) and tomorrow (17 August). However, it expects that adverse weather resulted from typhoon Kai-tak will affect operations between midnight and Friday Midday (17 August), and some flights… Read the full press release

Oman Air Hosts 100 Young Players at Oman-Egypt Friendly in Salalah

2012-08-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — One hundred young footballers from the Governorate of Dhofar, in southern Oman, will get the chance to support their national team at this week’s Oman-Egypt match, thanks to Oman Air. The national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has invited the youth football league players to attend Wednesday’s friendly international as guests… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company Hosts Ghabga Night for staff

Bahrain Airport Company Hosts Ghabga Night for staff

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) organized a special Ramadan (Ghabga) night for the employees at the Gulf Hotel Ramadhan Tent. After the Ghabga, a raffle draw for all the attending staff was held as part of the company’s aim to encourage and support staff’s team spirit during the Holy Month of Ramadan. ###

Sheremetyevo Demonstrated Exceptional Growth Rates based on Seven Months’ Worth of Statistics

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport conducted a review of its operations for July and seven months in 2012. The number of passengers served from the beginning of the year rose by 17.5% compared with the same period in 2011 and amounted to 14 million 556 thousand passengers. In January—July 2012, passenger traffic on international airlines (IALs) grew by 18.1%, to 9 million 497 thousand people, while on domestic airlines (DALs) it grew… Read the full press release

YO! Sushi opens its largest UK airport restaurant at Gatwick

YO! Sushi staff busy preparing the food

· YO! Sushi opens its largest airport restaurant to passengers in Gatwick’s North Terminal today · Gatwick is continuing to expand its restaurant offering to deliver quality food and more variety for passengers 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Gatwick welcomes YO! Sushi to the airport’s North Terminal today, delivering even more choice and quality food for passengers…. Read the full press release

Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) Turns 85 August 17

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Friday, August 17 marks the 85th anniversary of the dedication of what is today known as the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. A birthday party will be held from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. that day at the National Airline History Museum. Because of its location at the confluence of the Kansas and… Read the full press release

CVG TSA Pre-Check Program to Begin

Screening to begin for enrolled passengers in September 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will expand its successful TSA Pre-Check program at VG for passengers this September. “We are delighted to announce that CVG is the first airport in Ohio and Kentucky that is able provide this significant service for our frequent travelers,”… Read the full press release

Brussels Airlines to introduce Q400 from Bristol Airport

New aircraft will increase capacity to ‘capital of Europe’. 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Passengers flying from Bristol Airport to Brussels will board a new, improved aircraft from the end of October following an agreement between Brussels Airlines and Flybe. The Belgian airline’s three-times daily service to Europe’s ‘capital’ is operated by Flybe under a ‘wet-lease’ contract… Read the full press release

New baggage sorting system in Pier A

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — An additional transport and sorting system has come into operation to process baggage arriving, departing and transiting via Pier A. The new technology and shorter distances ensure a better transfer time for hold baggage. The new system is directly connected to the sorting system in the airport terminal itself. It is to… Read the full press release

Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 Appoints New Senior Team Members

LONDON, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hilton London Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 has announced two new appointments to it’s senior team, both set to start this month. Marcus Gregs joins the hotel as Executive Chef and Daniel Hollett as Director of Sales and Marketing. Marcus Gregs has extensive international experience as an Executive Chef with similar roles held… Read the full press release

Passenger numbers stay flat at Gatwick in July

Traffic at Gatwick remains flat against prior year as the successful Games sees Britons stay at home Load factors remain high at 86.4% New long haul airlines serving Asia boosts growth in that market by 9.2% 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — July 2012 traffic performance summary   Month Moving Annual Total Growth Aug-11 Aug-10 Growth Jul-12 Jul-11… Read the full press release

West MPs get the message on flight tax

Over 1,200 constituents support calls for A Fair Tax on Flying. 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — West of England MPs have received over 1,200 emails from constituents calling for the UK’s flight tax – currently the highest in the world – to be cut, according to figures from a campaign backed by the leading names in the… Read the full press release

Ataturk Airport Receives “Obstacle-Free Airport” Certificate

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Istanbul Ataturk Airport operated by TAV Airports has now been improved to facilitate disabled passengers to benefit all services comfortably. The new structure is a result of the extensive works that had been carried out since 2009. TAV Istanbul General Manager Kemal Unlu received the certificate from Civil Aviation General Manager Bilal… Read the full press release

WELCOME CHINA SOUTHERN

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cairns Airport welcomes yesterday’s official announcement that China Southern will commence services between Guangzhou and Cairns from 18 December – 1 March. Cairns Airport Chief Executive Officer, Kevin Brown, said the announcement follows several years of China Southern successfully operating Chinese New Year charter flights into Cairns from Guangzhou. “Cairns Airport has worked… Read the full press release

Frontier Announces Two New Nonstop Destinations from Orlando Beginning Nov. 20

New nonstop service to Columbia, Mo. and Shenandoah Valley, Va. Low introductory fares available through Aug. 25 at FrontierAirlines.com DENVER, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines today announced two new nonstop destinations from Orlando, Fla. (MCO), bringing the carrier’s nonstop destinations served from Orlando to 13. Nonstop flights to both Columbia, Mo. (COU) and Shenandoah Valley, Va…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expects typhoon Kai-Tak to affect operations on Friday morning

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways announced that based on the latest weather forecast for Hong Kong International Airport, the airline plans to operate its flights as scheduled today (16 August). However it expects that adverse weather as a result of Typhoon Kai-tak will affect operations between midnight and Friday Midday (17 August), and some… Read the full press release

QATAR AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES CHICAGO AS NEWEST USA ROUTE

World’s Best Airline To Begin Services To ‘The Windy City’ In April 2013 Chicago O’Hare Will Be The Fourth USA Gateway For The Award-Winning Carrier Route To Be Operated Daily Non-Stop From Doha With Flagship Boeing 777 Doha, QATAR, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways today announces an expansion of its USA route network with the introduction… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific advises passengers to check latest flight information (9:30am update)

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today (Thursday, 16 August) announced that based on the latest weather forecast for Hong Kong International Airport, the airline plans to operate its flights as scheduled today (16 August). However its flights may be subject to disruption between midnight tonight and Friday midday caused by the adverse weather as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Announces New Service Between Chicago O’Hare and Doha

CHICAGO, 2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways today announced it will launch daily nonstop passenger service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Doha, capital of the State of Qatar on April 10, 2013. Qatar’s service is a brand new destination in theMiddle East for O’Hare travelers. The carrier, which already operates twice-weekly cargo flights to Chicago O’Hare, will use long-haul Boeing 777-300 Extended… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific advises passengers to check latest flight information (Wednesday, 15 August)

2012-08-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today (Wednesday, 15 August) announced that based on the latest weather forecast for Hong Kong International Airport, the airline plans to operate its flights as scheduled on 15 and 16 August, however its flights may be subject to disruption as early as Thursday night caused by the adverse weather… Read the full press release

Fly Frontier Between Denver and Minot Beginning Nov. 5

Nonstop fares starting at $79* each way available until Saturday only at FrontierAirlines.com DENVER, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Frontier Airlines today announced new nonstop service between its Denver, Colo. (DEN), hub and Minot, N.D. (MOT), with four weekly nonstop flights beginning on Nov. 5, 2012. To celebrate the new service, Frontier is offering fares as low as… Read the full press release

New Sri Lanka Flights From Gatwick

2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — British Airways is launching a new route to Sri Lanka from Gatwick next year. The three-times-a-week service to the capital city Colombo will start on March 31 and will be operated by a Boeing 777 with three cabins including Club World with fully flat beds. Flights go on sale tomorrow (August 16)… Read the full press release

Frontier Airlines Announces Earlier Return to Fargo

Nonstop service now beginning Nov. 9 Fares starting at $99* each way available until Saturday only at FrontierAirlines.com DENVER, 2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — In response to the overwhelming community support for the return of Frontier’s nonstop service between Fargo, N.D. (FAR) and Denver, Colo. (DEN), the Denver-based airline will be starting service a week earlier than originally… Read the full press release

RYANAIR’S PORTUGAL FLIGHTS WILL NOT BE DISRUPTED BY INDUSTRIAL ACTION

2012-08-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (15 Aug) said it will not allow its flights or passengers to be blackmailed by Portway handling workers who have announced their intention to take industrial action at Faro and Porto airports (on 15, 17 and 31 Aug) and called on INAC to take urgent… Read the full press release

Airtran Airways Launches Fare Sale to Destinations Nationwide

Airline Offers Sale Fares as Low as $59 One-Way DALLAS – 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), today announced a fare sale offering Customers air fares starting as low as $59 one-way to destinations nationwide (see Fare Rules below). These low fares are available today through Aug. 24, 2012,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Launches Nationwide Fare Sale

Airline Reduces Travel Fares as Low as $59 One-Way DALLAS – 2012-08-14 — /travelprnews.com/ —Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is lowering fall fares! The airline announced today a fare sale offering Customers air fares starting as low as $59 one-way to select destinations nationwide (see fare rules below). These low fares are available for purchase only at… Read the full press release