Oakland International Airport welcomes Delta Air Lines’ nonstop service to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport this summer

Nonstop from OAK this summer… connecting to the world Oakland, Calif., 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) announces today (March 5, 2019) that beginning June 9, 2019, Delta Air Lines will resume nonstop service between Oakland and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL). Passengers will appreciate the early morning arrival in ATL and connections… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport among winners of the 2018 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards

Zurich Airport is among the winners of the 2018 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Awards in the category 25-40 million passengers in Europe. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The ASQ Awards are presented annually by Airports Council International (ACI) World, the international umbrella organisation for airport operators. This year Zurich Airport, together with Dublin… Read the full press release

Shannon Group raised €47,400 for local charities Share a Dream Foundation and Clare Crusaders

Irish Cancer Society & Limerick Suicide Watch selected as Shannon Group ‘19 staff charities Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group staff have come up trumps once again for local charities by presenting a cheque for a total of €47,400 from their fundraising endeavours last year to two organisations that support children in… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey opens 28 upgraded nursing suites at Newark Liberty, John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and New York Stewart airports

28 larger, ADA-compliant pods are among the latest in a series of Port Authority initiatives designed to improve the customer experience  New York City, New York, United States,, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority has opened 28 upgraded nursing suites for mothers on the go who are seeking enhanced privacy and comfort at… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport extends partnership with Befriend a Child charity to 2020

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers and airport staff have collectively raised more than £15,000 for the Aberdeen-based cause since May 2017, when employees selected Befriend a Child as its chosen charity. Aberdeen International Airport’s Managing Director Steve Szalay said: “Befriend a Child do incredible work in the community and as the only… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Widerøe’s third daily flight to Stavanger

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Widerøe will add a third daily flight on weekdays to Stavanger from Aberdeen International Airport. A new lunch time flight will be added for the summer season and will be effective from Monday 3 June until 21 June. It will begin again on Monday 12 August through to… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport to host art works of local artists at new semi-permanent exhibitions

New semi-permanent installations complement airport’s rotating art INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Three Indianapolis-area artists will showcase their creative work at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) via two new, semi-permanent art installations and a new video. The pieces serve to highlight the artists’ interpretations of everyday reality. “We believe in creating a… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines extends codeshare agreement with Oman Air

Istanbul Turkey, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Turkish Airlines and Oman Air have revised the codeshare agreement signed earlier. Under the revised agreement, Turkish Airlines will codeshare on Oman Air operating flights to Salalah, while Oman Air will codeshare on Turkish Airlines operating flights to Rome, Copenhagen and Algiers. The codeshare agreement allows guests… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport and the Department for International Trade to help local businesses grow internationally and support local job creation

Three winning businesses will receive £2,000 from Gatwick to cover costs to attend their chosen international trade exhibitions The competition is open to SMEs with headquarters in Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Croydon £7.5 billion of international goods pass through Gatwick in trade supporting 113,800 UK jobs LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (04/03/2019),… Read the full press release

British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas opens its largest airport store at London Gatwick

The 82m2 North Terminal outlet offers womenswear, travel essentials and gifts The brand’s “growing presence in busy UK travel hubs makes it the perfect fit for Gatwick”, says Rachel Bulford, Gatwick Head of Retail LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — British lifestyle brand Oliver Bonas has launched a new store in London Gatwick’s North… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes Blue Islands’ 5,000 extra seats this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has added 5,000 additional seats on its Bristol services this summer. The airline will operate a further 76 flights between the Channel Islands and Bristol. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “With additional flights on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays throughout the summer, there’s now even more… Read the full press release

South African Airways (SAA) Voyager launches its own SAA Voyager Mobile Application

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) Voyager has launched its own SAA Voyager Mobile Application.  This means that the transactional experience for Voyager members is now in the palm of members’ hand with easy navigation whilst on the go. The current SAA Mobile App only displays a customer’s status… Read the full press release

SAA Voyager announces partnership with Uber

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — SAA Voyager has partnered with Uber to introduce a new payment option for Voyager members who now have the option to use their SAA Voyager Miles to pay for their Uber rides in South Africa with just a few taps. This partnership allows both companies jointly… Read the full press release

The State of Qatar and the European Union initial Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement (CATA) in Brussels

The State of Qatar continues to express its leadership and resilience on the global stage, despite almost two years of illegal airspace blockade against the nation Comprehensive Air Transport Agreement follows the adoption of the Aviation Strategy for Europe and is the first of its kind between the EU and a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines inaugurates services at Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett to eight West Coast destinations

Jet service offers 18 daily nonstop departures from Everett to eight West Coast destinations SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines celebrated a historic, long-awaited moment for Western Washington today (March 4, 2019) with the first commercial flights at Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett. Paine Field is now home to Alaska’s newest destination, and the nation’s newest… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways Limited confirms active discussions about an acquisition involving Hong Kong Express Airways Limited (“HKE”)

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited and The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited take no responsibility for the contents of this announcement, make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness and expressly disclaim any liability whatsoever for any loss howsoever arising from or in reliance upon the whole or any part of the contents of this announcement…. Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines kicks off services from Orlando to Montego Bay and Kingston, Jamaica

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for a spring break getaway, Spirit Airlines is kicking off more service from Orlando International Airport (MCO). Beginning today (Feb. 28, 2019 ), Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) will operate nonstop flights between Orlando and Sangster International Airport (MBJ) in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Starting tomorrow,… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes its first Cabin Crew Apprentices to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week

British Airways welcomes its first ever Cabin Crew Apprentices this week The airline is also taking on almost 50 former Monarch Engineering Apprentices Seven apprenticeship programmes are now open for applications LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, British Airways is welcoming its first Cabin Crew Apprentices… Read the full press release

British Airways unveiled British European Airways (BEA) design for its heritage liveries series to mark its centenary

A319, reg G-EUPJ, arrived at Heathrow this morning in British European Airways colours The aircraft will fly domestic and European routes, heading first to Manchester British Airways is painting selected aircraft in heritage designs to mark its centenary LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (March 4, 2019) unveiled the second in… Read the full press release

British Airways marked International Wheelchair Day by upgrading a number of customers to Club World (Business)

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways celebrated International Wheelchair Day by upgrading a number of customers on long-haul flights from its World Traveller cabin (economy) to Club World (Business). The gestures are part of the airline’s #BAMagic100 campaign; British Airways’ commitment to mark its Centenary year with 100 acts of kindness. The… Read the full press release

British Airways revealed iconic Landor design for its heritage liveries series to mark its centenary

The iconic Landor design will be the next heritage livery to take to the skies on a Boeing 747 Aircraft landed in Dublin earlier this week to be painted and will return to Heathrow later in the month Aircraft is the third in a series of heritage liveries flying as part of British Airways’ centenary… Read the full press release

World champion cyclist Sir Chris Hoy helped boost funds for British Airways’ Flying Start charity initiative in support of Comic Relief

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Scotland’s multi-Olympic gold medallist and world champion cyclist Sir Chris Hoy helped boost British Airways’ Flying Start fund-raising initiative on behalf of Comic Relief when he visited the airline’s engineering hangar at Glasgow Airport. Sir Chris, who won six Olympic gold medals and 11 World championship medals… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s five-times weekly service to Carlisle Lake District Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Loganair has announced it will commence its five-times weekly service from George Best Belfast City Airport to Carlisle Lake District Airport on 4th July 2019. The airline will connect Northern Ireland with Cumbria and the Lake District, which attracts 45 million visitors each year. Katy Best, Commercial Director… Read the full press release

CDA releases schedule of career fairs for 2019

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today released a schedule of career fairs it will host throughout the City of Chicago in 2019. A series of citywide career fairs will help connect residents with job and career opportunities powered by O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The 2019 career… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to increase number of weekly flights on its popular routes to South Africa from July 2019

The award-winning airline will increase weekly flights to Johannesburg to 21 by the end of October 2019 Passengers will also see an increase in flights to the popular holiday destination of Cape Town, which will increase from seven to 10 a week from 27 October 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to begin service to Hawaii on March 17, 2019

Flights between both Oakland and San Jose, Calif., and the Islands, now available for purchase through March 5 for as low as $49 one-way. Interisland service to begin April 28 between Honolulu and Kahului (Maui), and May 12 between Honolulu and Kona, now available for purchase through March 5 for as low as $29 one-way…. Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards recognized for ‘Excellence in Management’ at the Loyalty Awards 2019

Recognition for the programme’s industry-first dynamic upgrade rewards and Cash+Miles offers Close to 1.5 billion miles redeemed by members Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second consecutive year, Emirates Skywards, the loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, was presented with the accolade for ‘Excellence in Management’ at the Loyalty Awards 2019… Read the full press release

SAS inspires travelers from around the world to visit Scandinavia with new campaign

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The new SAS campaign “Scandinavia Starts at Takeoff” is inspiring travelers from around the world to visit Scandinavia. Across four short films employees of SAS share what they love most about Scandinavia. “Scandinavia Starts at Takeoff” is the name and concept behind the new SAS campaign launched on… Read the full press release

IATA at AVSEC World conference in Miami: stakeholders must focus on global standards, information-sharing, risk-based analysis and emerging threats to secure aviation

Miami, FL, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast doubling of passenger demand to reach 8.2 billion by 2037. “Flying is secure. But keeping it that way… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport announces deadline for entries in search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Attractions and experiences have until Friday 1st March to enter the search for Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction – a competition which will offer the winner a prize of £30,000 free marketing support and brand visibility at George Best Belfast City Airport. Launched by the airport… Read the full press release