Emirates SkyCargo’s dedicated pharma handling facility in Chicago gets GDP certification

Pharma operations in Copenhagen shifted to a GDP certified pharma facility Pharma Corridors initiative expanded to 25 stations Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With over 75,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals flown across the world during the Financial Year 2018/19, Emirates SkyCargo is one of the leading international players in the air transportation of… Read the full press release

Helsinki airport welcomes Norwegian’s new direct flights to Tirana, Albania

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian starts operating direct flights from Helsinki airport to Tirana, Albania. During the summer season 2020, the route will be operated once a week, on Wednesdays, from 3rd of June till early August. – We are glad to be able to offer yet another tempting destination to Finnish travellers… Read the full press release

Lindex opens new concept store at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — One of Europe’s leading fashion chains brings its sustainable baby garments to Finland’s main international airport in November. The temporary shop is the first in such an environment. Swedish fashion brand Lindex has opened a new concept store at Helsinki Airport, offering baby clothes made from sustainable materials…. Read the full press release

Emirates launches new feature on its app called Airport maps

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has launched a new feature on its app called Airport maps which will allow customers to navigate seamlessly through the airport. The Airport maps can detect the user’s location (via Bluetooth and wifi) and provide point to point navigation through all touchpoints of the airport including… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Maldives wins five awards at the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2019 and World Luxury Hotel Awards 2019

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Dusit Thani Maldives, a luxury Thai-inspired resort on Mudhdhoo Island in Baa Atoll, was recently named the winner of four prestigious categories of the Haute Grandeur Global Awards 2019, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, followed swiftly by a regional win in the World Luxury Hotel Awards, held in… Read the full press release

Maldives kicks off roadshows targeting the Nordic region

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives will be hosting roadshows targeting the Nordic region from 12th – 15th November 2019. Covering four cities, the roadshow will kick off in Copenhagen, Denmark today, and move to Oslo, Norway on 13th November, followed by Stockholm, Sweden on 14th November, finally concluding in Helsinki, Finland on… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches two new routes to the Gulf Coast and three new routes to Nashville

The airline continues its growth in premier destinations with new routes to Florida and Tennessee LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Nov. 12, 2019) announces five new nonstop routes, including two new routes to the Gulf Coast and three new routes to Nashville. To celebrate this expansion, the company is offering… Read the full press release

The Lufthansa Group simplifies its status program and an even easier and more transparent collection system

Point system for frequent flyer status easy to understand allowing more transparency. In future, Frequent Traveller and Senator status will be granted for life for long-term loyalty. All changes apply to flights from 1 January 2021. The allocation of award miles remains unchanged. COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is simplifying… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Milan launches the ultimate luxury accommodation package for jewellery lovers

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Milan has launched the ultimate luxury accommodation package for jewellery lovers this festive season. Guests wishing to immerse themselves in the hotel’s five-star comforts, an extraordinary exhibition by elite jewellers Van Cleef & Arpels and everything else Italy’s fashion capital has to offer can book A… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental announces a luxury hotel in Dallas, Texas, scheduled to open in 2022

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel in Dallas, Texas. The project, which will also feature branded residences, is scheduled to open in 2022. The new development will comprise a 25-storey mixed-use tower located in the exclusive Turtle Creek neighbourhood. The… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines offers an even easier and more transparent point collection system for frequent flyer status

Point system for frequent flyer status easy to understand allowing more transparency. In future, Frequent Traveller and Senator status will be granted for life for long-term loyalty. All changes apply to flights from 1 January 2021. The allocation of award miles remains unchanged. VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines is offering its… Read the full press release

SWIFT247, Grab and Vietjet Air team up to bring super express delivery service to Da Nang

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — SWIFT247 has today (11 November 2019) begun providing a solution connecting air and road transportation with Vietjet Air and Grab officially to customers in Vietnam’s central city, Da Nang. After providing super express delivery service connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City within 5 hours, with “swift… Read the full press release

Qantas Group expands commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a major expansion of the airline’s commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. With actions starting from today, the national carrier will: Immediately double the number of flights being offset Cap net emissions from 2020 onwards… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ brand new Boeing 777-300ER delivered using sustainable aviation fuel

Boeing 777-300ER flown from Everett, WA to Japan using LanzaTech’s sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste gas derived ethanol. ANA selected by Japan’s NEDO for sustainable aviation fuel production, the latest effort by ANA to maintain its leadership in sustainability. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces up to 60% discount on its flights to cities of Russia, Europe, and Asia

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The oneworld® global airline alliance member is having a big air ticket sale and offers to travel on S7 Airlines flights to cities of Russia, Europe, and Asia with a discount up to 60%. Airline tickets can be bought on sale from November 11th to November 13th, 20191. Special fares are available for most of S7 Airlines’ own flights that will be operated from November… Read the full press release

ERA hosts Sustainable Connectivity session at the European Parliament

ERA hosts Sustainable Connectivity session with MEPs Andor Deli, TRAN Committee and Edina Tóth, ENVI Committee, at the European Parliament in Brussels on the 12 November. MEPs from a range of committees together with the aviation community gathered to discuss the industry’s continued commitment to sustainable air connectivity. Surrey, UK, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services becomes United Airlines’ cargo handling provider for New York/Newark and Cape Town services

PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines will partner with Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) as its cargo handling provider for the first-ever nonstop service by a U.S. carrier between New York/Newark and Cape Town. WFS in Cape Town has been awarded a three-year contract by United to serve its three-times weekly Boeing… Read the full press release

Hilton announces 244-room new-build Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street

Slated to open by 2nd Quarter 2020, new property will debut in Melbourne’s Central Business District SYDNEY and MCLEAN, VA, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) today (November 11, 2019) announced the signing of Hilton Melbourne Little Queen Street, adding to Hilton Hotels & Resorts’ portfolio of 106 world-class properties in the Asia Pacific region…. Read the full press release

Emirates Official Store announces new range of gifts to make Christmas extra special

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — With less than 50 days to go before Christmas, Emirates Official Store is making Christmas extra special this year with a new range of seasonal gifts for the family, as well as aviation inspired limited edition items. Festive family looks The beloved Christmas jumper is back once again… Read the full press release

Emirates provides seamless connections for cruise passengers with the opening of its first remote check-in terminal

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ first remote check-in terminal, outside of the airport, was opened today (11 Nov 2019) to provide seamless connections for cruise passengers. The Emirates check-in counters, located at Port Rashid, will allow passengers who are disembarking from their cruise ships to check in for their onward Emirates flight… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards launches Skywards Exclusives

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards has launched Skywards Exclusives, a unique airline loyalty initiative that offers curated and carefully crafted experiences from Emirates’ expansive sponsorships portfolio. World-class sporting events, performances, concerts, VIP hospitality and thrilling, money-can’t-buy experiences globally are now just Skywards Miles away for its 25+ million members. Why watch… Read the full press release

Emirates partners with Amway on its first ever Asia Pacific Leadership Seminar taking place in Dubai

The airline has partnered with Amway to connect participants from nine countries to Dubai for the direct seller’s first ever Asia Pacific Leadership Seminar The highly anticipated conference reinforces Dubai’s position as a leading MICE destination Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has partnered with Amway, the world’s… Read the full press release

Air Partner announces the opening of its new office in Dubai

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner” or “Group”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of its new office in Dubai as it looks to extend its offering to the Middle East and grow market share in the region. The office, which is located in… Read the full press release

Boeing announces a $10.4 million charitable grants to support veterans nonprofit organizations worldwide

Company exceeds three-year, $25 million veterans grants target by $2.4 million Funds will support recovery and rehabilitation programs and workforce transition services CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Nov. 11, 2019) announced a $10.4 million charitable grants package to… Read the full press release

Boeing participates at the 2019 Dubai Airshow

Interactive exhibit highlights how Boeing and partners are building the future together Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner on flying display; Etihad 787-9, Emirates 777-300ER and Boeing PAV on static display Defense static displays include F-15, KC-46, H-47 and V-22 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will showcase its broad portfolio of commercial and defense… Read the full press release

IATA called on African Aviation to prioritize Safety, Cost-competitiveness, Opening the continent to travel and trade, and Gender diversity

Mauritius, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry in Africa to focus on four priorities to allow aviation to drive economic and social development on the continent, enrich people’s lives and enable the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDG’s). The four priorities are:  Safety Cost-competitiveness… Read the full press release

British Airways Executive Club Members could earn more Avios when shoping on Avios eStore

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas has come early for British Airways Executive Club Members, they could earn double or even triple Avios if they shop at selected retailers on Avios eStore. From today (November 11, 2019) until 22 December 2019, British Airways Executive Club Members will have the opportunity to collect even more Avios when they simply… Read the full press release

British Airways creates a heroes’ send-off to a group of World War Two veterans

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways pulled out all the stops to create a heroes’ send-off as soon as it heard a group of World War Two veterans were travelling to the Netherlands for the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden. The group returned to the Netherlands to retrace their personal journeys… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner of the PSA World Squash Championship Qatar 2019

Doha to host world’s top squash players from 8-15 November Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Partner of the tournament DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the Official Airline Partner of the PSA World Squash Championship Qatar 2019, taking place from 8 to 15 November at the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Group to optimise the passenger fleet of its airlines

Hong kong, China, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group will optimise the passenger fleet of its airlines – Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and HK Express – in order to allow each airline to achieve their full development potential by leveraging their respective unique strengths. The move is also designed to maximise each… Read the full press release