Ryanair signs Union Recognition agreement with ANPAC (Italian Airline Pilots Association)

Ryanair signs Union Recognition agreement with ANPAC (Italian Airline Pilots Association) Italy Accounts For 20% Of Ryanair’s Fleet And Pilots DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair today (8 Mar) confirmed that it has signed a Union Recognition agreement with ANPAC (Italian Airline Pilots Association), who will now be the sole representative body for… Read the full press release

Ryanair provides customers with even more ways to book online with new acceptance agreement with Discover Global Network

Ryanair provides customers with even more ways to book online with new acceptance agreement with Discover Global Network DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (8 Mar) announced a new acceptance agreement with Discover Global Network, providing customers, business travellers and corporate travel departments with even more ways to book… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels to open the doors of its new Vibe Hotel North Sydney this April

New South Wales, Australia, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — TFE Hotels will open the doors of the beautiful new Vibe Hotel North Sydney in the area’s most exciting new social address, Northpoint, in April. Hotel guests will have access to a rooftop pool and bar and Northpoint’s exciting new eat street and casual dining… Read the full press release

TFE Hotels launches a suite of new wedding packages

New South Wales, Australia, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Now that marriage is finally available to all in Australia, TFE Hotels is celebrating the year of love by launching a suite of new wedding packages themed around famous celebrity couples’ nuptials and a competition to give away a $10,000 wedding package. TFE Hotels’ three new… Read the full press release

Viking expands partnership with Fincantieri, raising its total ocean ship order and options to 16

New Options Would Bring Viking’s Ocean Fleet to 16 Ships by 2027 Los Angeles, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 6, 2018)  announced a new agreement with Fincantieri that could see the delivery of six additional ocean ships by 2027. The new understanding expands Viking’s partnership with Fincantieri, raising the company’s total ocean ship… Read the full press release

Viking names its fourth ocean ship Viking Sun during a spectacular celebration on The Bund, in the heart of Shanghai

930-Guest Viking Sun is the First Cruise Ship Ever Named on The Bund Los Angeles, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ —Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 8, 2018) announced that its fourth ocean ship, Viking Sun®, was officially named during a spectacular celebration on The Bund, in the heart of Shanghai. The ship is currently sailing Viking’s sold-out 141-day World Cruise… Read the full press release

Wharf Hotels launches new experiential packages for Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines

Hong Kong, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Wharf Hotels has launched a series of new offers designed for travellers enjoying different occasions across its 16 Niccolo and Marco Polo Hotels in China, Hong Kong and the Philippines.  Targeting connoisseurs of culture, entrepreneurial leaders and those looking for a romantic escape, the new packages have… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Geneva installs its first Honeywell JetWave satellite communications hardware system in a Global 6000

Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Geneva installs its first Honeywell JetWave satellite communications hardware system in a Global 6000 Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation’s maintenance facility in Geneva recently installed its first Honeywell JetWave satellite communications hardware system in a Global 6000. The JetWave satellite terminals operate on Inmarsat Aviation’s GX Ka-band… Read the full press release

Hawaiian Airlines selects 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights

Hawaiian Airlines selects 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights Hawaiian switches to market-leading Dreamliner for its large airplane of the future 787’s superior performance gives Hawaiian flexibility to increase capacity and expand service SEATTLE, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and Hawaiian Airlines announced today (March 6, 2018) that… Read the full press release

Okay Airways joins Boeing’s commercial Pilot Development Program

Okay Airways joins Boeing’s commercial Pilot Development Program Boeing will oversee screening, selection and training of 100 Okay Airways pilot cadets over the next five years Cadet training for YTO Airlines and Kunming Airlines underway SHANGHAI, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its commercial Pilot Development Program (PDP) with the addition… Read the full press release

WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline flying nonstop to Denver International Airport from Calgary International Airport

First Canadian airline operating nonstop from Calgary to Denver CALGARY, Alberta, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (March 8, 2018), with the departure of flight 1570 from Calgary International Airport (YYC), WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline flying nonstop to Denver International Airport (DEN) from Calgary. The new service operates daily year-round. “Denver is a… Read the full press release

Flybe expands its schedule to London City from George Best Belfast City Airport

Extra 12 return flights a week to and from London City Up to six flights a day Includes new morning and early evening flights Features additional Saturday and Sunday services New schedule starts Monday 7th May 2018 Liverpool, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, the largest regional airline operating from George Best Belfast City Airport,… Read the full press release

Flybe announces 127 routes for its 2018/19 Winter programme

4.4 million seats to go on sale First phase features 127 routes with choice of up to 2,683 flights a week Includes 14 ski and 8 winter sun routes Improved schedules to better meet customer demand Selection of ‘seasonal’ routes added for Christmas and New Year Liverpool, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s… Read the full press release

Flybe announces its own new aerospace apprenticeship scheme starting in September

Four year apprenticeships start September 2018 in Exeter Opportunity to become qualified aircraft fitter/technician Opportunity for 15 applicants to take first step towards a rewarding career in aerospace engineering Exeter College appointed as officially accredited knowledge provider Open now for applications  – full details at flybe.com/Careers Liverpool, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s… Read the full press release

Flybe fully adopts Universal Airline Travel Plan and now accepts corporate bookings online

Liverpool, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced today (5th March 2018) that it has fully adopted the widely used Universal Airline Travel Plan (UATP) and now accepts corporate bookings for flights and ancillary purchases made through its website www.flybe.com , on the Flybe mobile app and through Flybe’s Contact Centre…. Read the full press release

San José City Council extends contract with HMSHost to construct and re-concept several dining offering in Mineta San José International Airport

SJC travelers to gain more international flavors, craft beer, and national favorites San José, Calif., 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Silicon Valley airport travelers are set to gain several new places to eat well while on the move as global restaurateur HMSHost has secured a six-year contract extension valued at approximately $267 million. The San… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ launches its first international nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico from Indianapolis International Airport

Cancun today, then Austin in April and Oakland in July INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Taking off just in time for last-minute, spring-break plans or for a summer getaway, Southwest Airlines’ launched its first international nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) today (March 10, 2018). The airline’s… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport announces EUR 100 million investment in ultramodern logistics buildings

Brussels Airport announces EUR 100 million investment in ultramodern logistics buildings BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport Company will be investing EUR 100 million in ultramodern logistics buildings. This investment will further strengthen the crucial position of Brussels Airport as the 2nd most important logistics cluster in our country, serving the top players… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes bmi’s expanded Bristol – Paris Charles de Gaulle route

BRISTOL, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — bmi has announced it will be expanding the Paris CDG service from its Bristol hub, with increased frequencies starting from 14 May 2018. The airline currently flies twice daily between Bristol and Paris but, in response to demand from customers, will be adding a further flight three times… Read the full press release

SAS ranked third in the overall category “Travel” and also named “Best in Class” in the “Product Pages” category in Google’s recent survey

SAS ranked third in the overall category “Travel” and also named “Best in Class” in the “Product Pages” category in Google’s recent survey STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is pleased to see the airline being top among airline companies in the Nordic region in Google’s recent survey, where they reviewed the usability and… Read the full press release

PATA announces H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon as opening keynote speaker at the PATA Annual Summit 2018 (PAS 2018)

PATA announces H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon as opening keynote speaker at the PATA Annual Summit 2018 (PAS 2018) BANGKOK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is proud to announce that former Secretary General of the United Nations, H.E. Mr. Ban Ki-moon is set to be the opening keynote speaker at the PATA Annual Summit… Read the full press release

Swissport now holds 100% of Aerocare, the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand

Swissport now holds 100% of Aerocare, the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand Swissport International Ltd. successfully concluded the acquisition of Aerocare with effect from March 7, 2018. The Swiss company, global market leader in ground and cargo handling, now holds 100% of the leading ground handler in Australia/ New Zealand. Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-12… Read the full press release

British Airways trials biometric technology in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York airports

British Airways trials biometric technology in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York airports LONDON, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is trialling biometric technology to speed up boarding and arrivals processes in Orlando, Los Angeles, Miami and New York. Customers are breezing through new biometric boarding gates at Orlando International Airport, with… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport shortlisted in the ‘Under 4 Million Passenger’ category of the Routes Europe Marketing Awards

George Best Belfast City Airport shortlisted in the ‘Under 4 Million Passenger’ category of the Routes Europe Marketing Awards BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has once again been nominated for one of the world’s most prestigious aviation marketing awards – and completed an impressive awards shortlisting hat-trick… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s enhanced London City schedule

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Flybe’s enhanced London City schedule BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, the largest regional airline operating from George Best Belfast City Airport, has boosted its schedule to London City with an extra 12 flights a week on a new schedule that starts on Monday 7th May… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveils further expansion plans and significant number of new destinations for 2018 – 2019 at ITB Berlin

Qatar Airways unveils further expansion plans and significant number of new destinations for 2018 – 2019 at ITB Berlin Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, hits back at his neighbours for the illegal blockade on Qatar at ITB opening day press conference Brand-new exhibition stand unveiled at a ceremony attended… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces partnership with FC Bayern München AG as its platinum partner until June 2023

Qatar Airways officially announces FC Bayern München partnership at ITB in Germany  Five-year partnership agreement with FC Bayern München commences 1 July 2018 and lasts until 30 June 2023  Qatar Airways currently operates 35 flights per week between Doha and Germany DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces a total of 143 routes for its London winter 2018 schedule

Ryanair announces a total of 143 routes for its London winter 2018 schedule DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (7 Mar) launched its London winter 2018 schedule, with 142 routes in total, including 3 new London Stansted routes to Belfast, Edinburgh and Nantes, which will help deliver 24.5m customers… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches new routes from Bournemouth and Liverpool to Paphos as part of its Winter 2018 schedule

Ryanair launches new routes from Bournemouth and Liverpool to Paphos as part of its Winter 2018 schedule DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (6 Mar) launched new routes from Bournemouth and Liverpool to Paphos, which will operate twice weekly from the end of October, as part of its Winter… Read the full press release

Ryanair commits to ambitious future environmental targets with its new Environmental Policy

Ryanair commits to ambitious future environmental targets with its new Environmental Policy Airline Offers Customers Voluntary Co2 Offsets Funds Raised To Support Climate Change Projects DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s greenest airline, today (7 Mar) launched a new Environmental Policy, which commits to ambitious future environmental targets building on impressive achievements to… Read the full press release