George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Flybe’s significant achievement in outperforming many major UK players for its On Time Performance

Leading regional airline again outperforms many major industry suppliers for On Time Performance in 2018 Only UK-based airline in FlightGlobal’s OTP Awards tables Results published by influential global aviation data and analytics’ business Flybe OTP record at George Best Belfast City Airport outperforms global industry record BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe,… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines is the official airline partner of the Holiday Fair 2019 in Vienna

Austrian Airlines is the airline partner of the Holiday Fair in Vienna  Aircraft turbine selfie station, Jetshop and much more await visitors  Special trade fair offers bookable on site and online from January 10-13, 2019 VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s time again for the Holiday Fair in Vienna, luring thousands of visitors… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches its 9th route from the Romanian capital to Spain; new twice/week flights to Santander starting April 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Romania’s largest airline and the fastest growing airline in Europe announced today (JAN 8, 2019) a new route between Bucharest and Santander, starting from the 23 of April 2019. The flights will be operated twice/week during the summer season, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Romanians can already… Read the full press release

Royal Schiphol Group now using new electric ground equipment for aircraft handling purpose

Schiphol, Netherlands, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Schiphol Group is investing in new electric ground equipment for aircraft handling purposes. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and other Schiphol Group airports are now using several electric ‘ground power units’ (E-GPU). These E-GPUs provide aircraft on the ground with energy and replace the diesel variant. The purchase of the E-GPUs… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches eight-week consultation on Airspace & Future Operations

Eight-week consultation on Airspace & Future Operations is launching on 8th January Next phase of public consultation is the latest delivery milestone for proposed Heathrow expansion Heathrow is asking the public to help shape the airport’s future airspace design, and give views on how an expanded airport could operate – including runway alternation and proposals on… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Guadalajara, Mexico as new destination on its high demand transpacific freighter route

After a highly successful year in 2018, the cargo carrier expanded its freighter network with new destination Guadalajara DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter services to Guadalajara, Mexico, expanding its network in the Americas region. The new destination is being served by the airline’s Boeing 777 freighter…. Read the full press release

Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton Chicago O’Hare Airport, owned by the City of Chicago and managed by Hilton Management Services, announces the appointment of Konstantine Drosos as general manager. In his new role, Drosos will be responsible for leading renovations and overseeing the day-to-day operations of the only Chicago O’Hare hotel on airport… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new four times weekly service from Manchester to Billund starting April 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (4 Jan) announced a new route from Manchester to Billund, with a four times weekly service commencing in April, as part of Ryanair’s Manchester Summer 2019 schedule. Ryanair’s Manchester Summer schedule includes 63 routes in total with 8 new routes to Bordeaux, Billund,… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s car parks earn Park Mark Safer Parking Award

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The three official car parks at George Best Belfast City Airport have achieved the coveted Park Mark Safer Parking Award, given to premises that have completed a risk assessment carried out by the PSNI and British Parking Association. The Premier, Short-Stay and Long-Stay facilities at the airport… Read the full press release

People with Disabilities (MOPD) launches new advisory committee to optimize accessibility features at both O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — People with Disabilities (MOPD) have convened a new advisory group aimed at optimizing accessibility features at both O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The Airport Advisory Committee brings together 10 members of government and advocacy groups to seek input from travelers with disabilities and identify opportunities for removing barriers,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group to fill 5,500 new positions in 2019

Lufthansa, Lufthansa Technik and SWISS have the highest number of open positions Among other available positions, the group has openings for over 600 IT specialists and more than 400 junior employees – from apprentices to students in cooperative degree programs and trainees Several hundred employees are being hired to ensure quality in operations COLOGNE, Germany,… Read the full press release

Beat the winter blues with Norwegian’ New Year sale

Transatlantic flights from £135/€99 one-way Flights to South America from £199.90 one-way Economy and Premium fares included in the sale LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has launched its New Year sale offering traveller’s savvy savings on all long-haul flights from the UK and Ireland, including the UK’s cheapest direct flight to… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport: Twelve week public consultation on draft master plan closes at 5pm on 10 January 2019

Gatwick’s plans will provide new opportunities for the South East and bolster the local economy for future generations Plan includes bringing the airport’s existing standby runway into routine use for the first time Gatwick , UK, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick is reminding local residents and businesses that they have just one week left… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares and H shares of China Southern Airlines Company Limited

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Q.C.S.C. (“Qatar Airways”) is pleased to announce that as part of its strategy to invest in the strongest airlines around the world and continue enhancing operations and network connectivity, on 28 December 2018, it has completed an on-market purchase of certain A shares… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to connect Cluj-Napoca with London Gatwick daily starting from 31 March

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Romania’s largest airline and the fastest growing airline in Europe today (DEC 19, 2018) announced a new route between Cluj-Napoca and London Gatwick, starting from 31 March. With daily flights WIZZ will be connecting Cluj-Napoca with London Gatwick, the second largest airport of the capital. Seats… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates service from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam

Four-times weekly flights to Da Nang will be operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft Da Nang is the third Vietnamese destination on Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network as Qatar and Vietnam celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Privilege Club unveils its latest Winter Shopping Collection

The award-winning airline’s Privilege Club members can enjoy an exclusive up to 50 per cent discount when using their Qmiles at Oryx Galleria and select Qatar Duty Free stores from 20 – 31 December 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ award-winning Frequent Flyer programme, Privilege Club, is delighted to provide… Read the full press release

British Airways to start three flights a week service to Croatian city of Split from London City Airport from June

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers will be able to fly to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next year when British Airways launches it latest new holiday route. The airline will start operating three flights a week to the popular Dalmatian Coast sunspot in June through… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces Hub Monitor application to significantly reduce delays at its Dubai hub

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates passengers travelling from or transiting through Dubai International Airport (DXB) can expect fewer instances of delays associated with aircraft turnaround thanks to a new innovative application built in-house by Emirates called the Hub Monitor. Hub Monitor is being used by Emirates’ operational staff in Dubai to… Read the full press release

Emirates and South African Airways expand codeshare agreement

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both Emirates and SAA customers. Pending governmental approval, SAA and Emirates have signed an enhanced… Read the full press release

Virgin Australia to commence flights to Bali daytime services together with competitive fares; a winning combination for Territorians

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Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a new three times weekly, seasonal service to Denpasar, Bali starting next April. Darwin, Australia, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — CEO NT Airports, Ian Kew said: “Following the reduction in services on the Darwin to… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate the popular double decker A380 aircraft between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (17 DECEMBER 2018) announced it will introduce a daily A380 service for a temporary period between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019.  It will be the first time the popular double decker aircraft will operate on a scheduled basis to Scotland. The larger capacity… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Adelaide

Aircraft feature new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products First SIA aircraft with Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system Singapore, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 December 2018) welcomed the entry into service of its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft as it made its inaugural flight from Singapore to… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports recognized its stakeholder and partner airline during its annual dinner event

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Annual dinner event hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports in appreciation of stakeholder and partner airlines’ contribution to excellent customer service Abu Dhabi Airports hosted its annual Stakeholder and Airlines Relations Dinner in recognition of the crucial role played by its various stakeholders and partner airlines… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports celebrates Bahrain’s National Day with a number of activities and events

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports announced its participation in the celebrations of Bahrain’s National Day by organizing a number of activities and events. These fall in line with the organization’s vision for providing a fun and comfortable experience for passengers and participating actively in important national… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport puts visitors in celebratory mood with fantastic line up of offers and entertainment

Tree of Wishes’ to offer Duty Free shoppers unique rewards Festive choir and musicians to entertain travelers throughout Abu Dhabi International Airport Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In the run up to the peak travel season during the winter holidays, Abu Dhabi Duty Free has introduced a wide range of… Read the full press release

flydubai announces new service to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy starting June 2019

Dubai-based carrier to operate daily flights to Budapest and up to five flights a week to Naples Flights to Naples will start on 04 June 2019 with flights to Budapest starting on 27 June 2019 flydubai becomes the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights to Naples Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Islamabad, Pakistan from June 2, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (December 18, 2018) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 2, 2019. Tickets are on sale from today. The route will launch as a three-per-week service, operated on a three-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner – British Airways’ newest long-haul… Read the full press release

HIAA welcomes American Airlines’ reintroduction of seasonal service to Philadelphia and new seasonal service to New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Reintroduces Seasonal Service to Philadelphia & Announces New Seasonal Service to New York LaGuardia Nova Scotia, Canada, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Next year, travellers from Halifax Stanfield International Airport can once again take to the skies on American Airlines. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to announce that American Airlines is reinstating seasonal… Read the full press release

SFO: TAP Air Portugal to fly five weekly nonstop round-trips between San Francisco and Lisbon from June 2019

Flag carrier of Portugal makes SFO its only West Coast gateway SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal will fly five weekly nonstop round-trips, year-round, between San Francisco and Lisbon from June next year.   San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will become the airline’s eighth North American gateway and the only… Read the full press release