easyJet to connect Scotland with Jersey in the Channel Islands and Seville in Spain from Edinburgh

easyJet flights from Edinburgh to Jersey and Seville are now on sale Flights to Seville take off from 26th March 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season Flights to Jersey take off from 31st March 2018 operating twice a week throughout the summer season easyJet now offers 40 routes from Edinburgh LUTON, UK,… Read the full press release

easyJet unveils key milestones in technological initiatives in 2018

easyJet’s fleet will increase from 280 to over 300 aircraft by spring 2018 of which more than half will be A320s easyJet will have 28 neo aircraft in the fleet by the end of the year The delivery of easyJet’s first A321neo aircraft will contribute to the airline’s strategy to quieten and decarbonise aviation easyJet… Read the full press release

British Airways announces summer 2018 schedule at Gatwick

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As the back to work blues set in, British Airways is turning up the heat at Gatwick as summer 2018 is set to be the airline’s biggest schedule in almost a decade. In summer 2017 the airline operated around 1000 flights a week at its peak.  More than… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport ranked among top 20 mega airports in the world for on-time performance

Chicago, IL, 2018-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — O’Hare International Airport was ranked among the top 20 mega airports in the world for on-time performance according OAG, the authority on aviation information around the globe. With an on-time percentage just shy of 80 percent, O’Hare ranked seventh among international airports that had 30 million or more… Read the full press release

Lufthansa enhances lounge guests experience with LoungeNet Interactive portal

LoungeNet: Interactive portal for mobile devices Yoga@Lounge: Digital Yoga Exercises Print@Lounge: Print option in the lounges Spa@Lounge: Spa service in the Senator- and First-Class-Lounge in Frankfurt Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — With a large number of new and improved service offerings, Lufthansa wants to make the stay in the lounges as pleasant and… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces its 10th Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites dual-brand location opening at the St. Louis Airport

Pipeline Surpasses 70 as Concept Expands Throughout U.S. ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, reached a milestone today with its 10th Sleep Inn and MainStay Suites dual-brand location opening at the St. Louis Airport. In addition, there are more than 70 Sleep Inn and… Read the full press release

Ryanair: connecting flights service from Porto Airport is now live

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (3 Jan) announced its connecting flights service from Porto Airport is now live, providing Ryanair customers with an expanded route choice, and the opportunity to book and transfer directly onto connecting Ryanair flights. Following the successful launch of connecting flights at Rome… Read the full press release

Airport Parking Helper Website Expands To Serve 130 Airports

Hardy, VA, 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Parking Helper, a leading authority on discount airport parking in the United States and Canada, recently expanded its online services to an additional 117 airports. “From Albuquerque to Winnipeg, we now offer individual parking review pages for 130 airports,” said the website’s founder, Jennifer Church. “Each… Read the full press release

Etihad Aviation Group announces year-long programme of activities and humanitarian initiatives to mark 2018 as the Year of Zayed

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has announced a year-long programme of activities and humanitarian initiatives to mark 2018 as the Year of Zayed. Etihad’s headquarters in Abu Dhabi inaugurated its Year of Zayed activities yesterday by holding a flag-raising ceremony attended by employees. The aviation group’s offices… Read the full press release

Etihad Airport Services Ground announces leadership appointments to ensure smooth transition to the Midfield Terminal

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2018-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Airport Services (EAS) Ground, a division of Etihad Aviation Group, has announced several key UAE National appointments within a new structure that lays the foundation for the coming years. The internal appointments are all based at Abu Dhabi Airport and will involve critical transitional duties as… Read the full press release

Norwegian unveils expansion plans for 2018

Fornebu, Norway, 2018-Jan-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian reveals its plans for 2018 as the award-winning carrier’s rapid expansion will take the airline to new heights. Norwegian will build upon its growth by launching new long-haul routes – including its first service to South America, introducing a new enhanced Premium cabin and… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company announces a permanent overflow car park for passengers

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Jan-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), announced that the airport now offers a permanent state-of-the-art overflow car park for passengers. The car park’s tariff is BD1 per day, and it includes a complementary shuttle service to transfer passengers to and… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport launches new parking area

Passengers and guests may choose the parking option: “closer — faster, further — cheaper” The new parking costs 200 rubles per day and includes free transfer MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Jan-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport has launched a new long stay parking for 980 lots. It is ideal for travellers arriving at the airport by car and departing for long periods…. Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) become sister airports

The two companies sign a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate knowledge and expertise exchange Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports signed today a Memorandum Of Understanding (MOU) between Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) and Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA) to become sister airports, strengthening the cooperation and… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Vacation Express’ non-stop service to Cozumel and to Grand Bahama Island

Hebron, KY, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Vacation Express, a tour operator known for their exclusive, non-stop flights and affordable all-inclusive vacation packages, is bringing non-stop service to Cozumel and returning non-stop service to Grand Bahama Island from CVG. The Swift Air flights are four-night rotations departing various days of the week throughout the spring… Read the full press release

Lufthansa expands operations in Munich

Airbus A380 from 25 March 2018 To Singapore on the Airbus A350  Lodz, Katowice and Funchal now also from Munich  Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The summer brings many changes for Lufthansa in Munich. The biggest event will be on March 25, at the very beginning of the new flight schedule period –… Read the full press release

Lufthansa inaugurates flights between Frankfurt and Kuusamo (Finland)

The day before Christmas Eve, Santa Claus started his journey on Lufthansa’s inaugural flight from Kuusamo (Finland)  Kuusamo is the airline’s third winter destination in the Finnish Lapland region Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Every year people all around the world are awaiting a visit from Santa Claus. This year, instead of taking… Read the full press release

EASA publishes Safety Information Bulletin on how to fly safely carrying Portable Electronic Devices (PED)

Cologne, Germany, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As some of us prepare to travel for the end of year holidays, the European Aviation Safety Agency publishes a Safety Information Bulletin (SIB) to inform airlines and passengers on how to fly safely carrying Portable Electronic Devices (PED). PED containing lithium batteries such as laptops, mobile phones,… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more Chinese cities thanks to a new codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines. As part of the new agreement, customers can book seats on China Southern Airlines flights to four destinations in China – Shenyang, Harbin, Changchun… Read the full press release

British Airways trials self-service biometric boarding gates

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has become the first airline to trial self-service biometric boarding gates on international flights out of the USA, working in partnership with Los Angeles Airport. As part of the airline’s commitment to invest in innovation and new technology, British Airways has begun an exclusive trial that will transform… Read the full press release

British Airways offers customers the chance to travel in First class for super low prices

LONDON UK, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas has come early at British Airways, as it offers customers the chance to travel in First class for super low prices. For a limited time only, lucky fliers will be able to purchase a ticket for the airline’s exclusive First cabin from just £200* more each-way than… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport passengers support World Duty Free’s ‘Buy a Bear’ initiative for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second year in a row, holiday-makers and commuters travelling through George Best Belfast City Airport have supported World Duty Free’s festive ‘Buy a Bear’ initiative for the Children’s Cancer Unit Charity. The plush, cuddly teddy bears have been sold at World Duty Free in the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways commences daily direct flight to St. Petersburg, Russia

Airline continues its robust expansion in Eastern Europe, with services to Adana, Prague, Skopje, Kyiv and Sarajevo already launched this year Airline proudly flies Boeing B787 Dreamliner to celebrate inaugural celebrations  Qatar Airways’ new daily non-stop route to be operated by an Airbus A320 DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first… Read the full press release

CDA expects more than 5.2 million passengers to travel for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays

Chicago, IL, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced today that it expects more than 5.2 million passengers to travel through O’Hare and Midway International Airports for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. The CDA, working with its airport partners, is prepared to offer a safe and efficient travel experience for all… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to commence four-times-weekly service to Washington DC in 2018

Airline to continue its long-haul expansion by operating four times a week to the US capital with its newest aircraft Exciting long-haul expansion HONG KONG, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific will connect Hong Kong with the capital of the United States of America for the first time in late 2018, as it continues… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon to introduce new policy for ‘smart bags’ with non-removable lithium batteries

Effective 1 January 2018, smart bags with non-removable lithium batteries will not be accepted as cabin or checked baggage HONG KONG, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon will be introducing new policies surrounding the carriage of ‘smart bags’, which are a new type of innovative luggage featuring integrated lithium batteries for… Read the full press release

Wizz Air named best low-cost airline company and passengers’ most preferred choice in Bulgaria at the Sky Awards 2017

The airline company won two Sky awards for its great performance on the Bulgarian market in 2017 SOFIA, Bulgaria, 2017-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, was recognized as the best low-cost airline company in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates flights to Kilimanjaro

flydubai becomes first UAE airline to provide direct air links to Kilimanjaro Dubai-based carrier expands network in Africa to twelve destinations with 14 flights a week Kilimanjaro becomes third point in Tanzania DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down today at Kilimanjaro International Airport (JRO), increasing capacity to… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport launches campaign in search for the new independent Community Engagement Board (CEB) head

LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow Airport, alongside the Heathrow Airport Consultative Committee (HACC), have launched a campaign to recruit a high-profile Chair to head up the new independent Community Engagement Board (CEB). The CEB will take on the role of the current consultative committee and was a recommendation by the Airports Commission,… Read the full press release

Heathrow identifies options which could reduce overall cost of expansion by £2.5 billion

Heathrow identifies options which could reduce overall cost of expansion by £2.5 billion Reduced cost options developed with input from airlines and will be consulted on in January Savings would be delivered without compromising on Heathrow’s commitments to local communities or passenger experience LONDON, UK, 2017-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has identified options that… Read the full press release