Emirates to present its Premium Economy seats for the first time at Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM)

Visitors will also personally view enhanced signature onboard products Dubai, UAE, 2021-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be showcasing its Premium Economy seats for the first time at Arabian Travel Market 2021 (ATM). The region’s leading travel and tourism exhibition will run from 16-19 May, and will be the first in-person travel industry… Read the full press release

Emirates supports India in its fight to control COVID-19 situation by launching humanitarian airbridge

Emirates will offer cargo capacity free of charge to NGOs, to ship relief items on all its flights from Dubai to nine cities in India Airbridge initiative is a major boost from Emirates, supporting the various relief efforts undertaken by the humanitarian community In co-ordination with the International Humanitarian City (IHC), first flights carrying WHO… Read the full press release

Qantas Frequent Flyers can use points for lift passes at five snowfields across New Zealand

QUEENSTOWN, AUSTRALIA, 2021-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Frequent Flyers can now use points to pay for lift passes at five snowfields across New Zealand this winter. From today (10TH MAY 2021), members can use points to book 3, 4, 5 and 6-day lift passes which include Cardrona, Treble Cone, Coronet Peak, The Remarkables… Read the full press release

British Airways delivers emergency aid to Delhi to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India

British Airways, supported by its sister company IAG Cargo, flew 27 tonnes of medical aid to Delhi on Wednesday May 5, 2021   1,349 items of aid departed on an aircraft specially chartered by British Airways and supported by volunteers from the airline to ensure life-saving supplies reach the country urgently  British Airways Chairman and CEO Sean Doyle said the airline has offered the free support as it “stands with its friends… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new advertising campaign “You make us fly”

London, UK, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — After one of the worst years in aviation history, British Airways has launched a new advertising campaign, putting its people and customers at the centre of the story about its return to the skies. “You make us fly”, which is the first TV advert since “A love… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Aer Lingus Regional’s summer service to Cardiff

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Stobart Air, operator of Aer Lingus Regional routes, has announced plans to strengthen its route network from Belfast City Airport this summer with a service to Cardiff. Flights to the Welsh capital will commence on 28th June and will operate up to four times per week, providing… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ mobile App launches on Huawei’s AppGallery

Huawei mobile users in more than 170 countries will now be able to plan their travel with greater ease The airline’s mobile app is the perfect travel companion that supports a safer and contactless journey Doha, Qatar, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is bringing its award-winning services to the fingertips of Huawei… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Privilege Club announce more new options for its members to earn and spend Qmiles

Hotel & Car Rewards will allow Privilege Club members to earn and spend Qmiles at over 350,000 hotels and more than 20,000 car rental locations worldwide DOHA, Qatar, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Privilege Club is excited to announce more new options for its members to earn and spend Qmiles. Privilege Club members… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways supports COVID-19 relief efforts in India

300 tonnes of aid from around the world departed in a three-aircraft cargo convoy from Doha to India, as part of the freight carrier’s WeQare initiative Doha, Qatar, 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters departed to India today (03 May 2021), carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies… Read the full press release

CVG Airport deploys Assaia’s Turnaround Control solution

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and Assaia International AG are deploying Assaia’s Turnaround Control solution at the airport. The solution will help improve turnaround transparency and assist CVG in working with airline partners to enhance on-time performance. The system will provide a 24/7 overview of what is happening during turnarounds… Read the full press release

easyJet and easyJet holidays announce even more flexible booking policies as part of their ‘Protection Promise’

Market-leading Protection Promise means customers can book with confidence knowing that if their plans have to change, so can their booking easyJet customers can now change their flights this summer without a fee, any day before departure, to any flights on sale and to any destinations Any customers whose trip is impacted by a mandatory… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Vueling Airlines’ twice-weekly service to Barcelona

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Vueling Airlines has announced its plans to be the latest airline partner at George Best Belfast City Airport with a twice-weekly service to popular Spanish destination, Barcelona. Taking off on 2nd July 2021, Vueling further strengthens the IAG network from Belfast City Airport, which already includes a… Read the full press release

Ryanair unveils its Summer 2022 schedule

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no. 1 airline, today (27 April) announced the early release of its Summer 2022 schedule, which includes over 10,000 flights per week across 500 routes to its most popular destinations, with further routes to be announced in the coming months. All routes can be booked… Read the full press release

easyJet launched new summer domestic route from Newquay to London Gatwick

Flights are set to commence from 8th June 2021 with seats available to book now at easyJet.com London, UK, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched an exciting new summer domestic route from Newquay to London Gatwick, providing an additional domestic holiday option for customers whilst providing a new link to… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new short-haul routes to Wroclaw, Gdansk, Riga and Cluj-Napoca

London, UK, 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (27 April 2021) announced four new short-haul routes to Wroclaw (WRO) and Gdansk (GDN) in Poland, Riga (RIX) in Latvia and Cluj-Napoca (CLJ) in Romania. The routes add breadth to the airline’s schedule and will operate from the beginning of July, running throughout… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Sun Country Airlines’ new service to Minneapolis

Sun Country to begin new service in time for sun-filled winter getaways MESA, Ariz., 2021-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun Country Airlines (NASDAQ: SNCY) today (April 27, 2021) announced that it will begin service to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning November 24,2021. Introductory fares are as low as $79* one-way,… Read the full press release

Emirates and the Dubai Health Authority implement digital verification of COVID-19 medical records for UAE based travellers

Emirates customers can enjoy paperless document verification right from the start of their journey The pioneering move will significantly ease travel procedures, reduce wait times and lead to enhanced efficiency and convenience for travellers The integration makes Dubai one of the first cities in the world to implement full digital verification of traveller medical records related… Read the full press release

Finnair getting ready to grow its summer flight schedule as travel reopens in many countries

The vaccine roll-out is expected to enable the reopening of travel in many countries. Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair is preparing to grow its flight schedule this summer with a focus on leisure destinations, as the vaccine roll-out is expected to enable the reopening of travel in many countries, the company… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches two new initiatives to protect customers from Online Travel Agents

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no.1 airline, has today Apr 26th launched the Price Checker tool and Verified Seal, two new initiatives on the Ryanair website/app to protect customers against Online Travel Agent’s (OTA’s) who may be overcharging customers, providing incorrect customer details and preventing Ryanair from dealing directly with passengers. The ‘Price Checker’ tool will allow… Read the full press release

EASA grants the first certificate for VR based Flight Simulation Training Device

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has granted the first certificate for a Virtual Reality (VR) based Flight Simulation Training Device (FSTD). The device, for rotorcraft pilots, enhances safety by opening up the possibility of practicing risky manoeuvres in a virtual  environment. This addresses a key… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to start flights to Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire via Accra from 16 June 2021

Launch of Abidjan flights will increase Qatar Airways’ network in Africa to over 100 weekly flights across 24 destinations Passengers from Abidjan can enjoy more flexible travel options via the most connected and Best Airport in the Middle East, Hamad International Airport with the widest network of destinations across Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and North… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific resumes Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is excited to welcome the resumption of the Hong Kong-Singapore Air Travel Bubble and is ready to fly passengers on board its two-way, all-purpose, quarantine-free Air Travel Bubble flights starting 26 May. These flights will be operated by pilots and cabin crew who have… Read the full press release

End of the Travel Brochure? Snowstorm Announces the Global Launch of its Unique Lead Generation Platform

LONDON, UK, 2021-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — OneWurld, Division of Snowstorm Technologies (UK) Ltd. announces the global launch of OnePromote – A unique, disruptive marketing and lead generation platform for travel suppliers and travel agents OneWurld announces the global roll out of its fully integrated lead generation and marketing tool, OnePromote. The breakthrough platform is… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Carrier partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to advance alternative fuel exploration DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) announced today (Apr 21, 2021) its ongoing support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop commercially viable and scalable sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Southwest®… Read the full press release

Emirates announces resumption of services to Mexico City via Barcelona

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will resume four weekly services to Mexico City (MEX) via Barcelona (BCN) from 2nd July 2021, re-opening connectivity and boosting trade and tourism while providing customers worldwide with more connectivity, convenience and choice. The BCN-MEX route will be operated with a two-class Emirates Boeing… Read the full press release

Sunwing to offer vacation packages to Mexico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic from Thunder Bay Airport

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2021-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing has announced it will be returning to Thunder Bay for the 16th consecutive year this winter. The tour operator will be making it easier for residents of Thunder Bay to return to the tropics by offering vacation packages to Mexico, Cuba and the Dominican Republic… Read the full press release

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport together with American Airlines announce the opening of new 14-Gate Concourse

Soft opening of 225,000-square-foot concourse replaces Gate 35X, transitioning American Airlines regional operations with new jetbridges and waiting areas; additional amenities open this summer Washington, D.C., 2021-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, together with American Airlines, launched the soft opening Tuesday of 14 gates in a newly constructed 225,000-square-foot concourse… Read the full press release

The Tourism Authority of Thailand launches “Entry Thailand” online platform to facilitate vaccinated international visitors

Providing six steps of arrangements, from COE registration and flight bookings to quarantine and insurance, for entering Thailand Bangkok, Thailand, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to announce the launched of the “Entry Thailand” online platform under integrated efforts by related government agencies to facilitate vaccinated international… Read the full press release

Blue Islands announces codeshare agreement with Aurigny

Jersey, Guernsey, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Aurigny and Blue Islands have today (20 Apr 2021) reached in-principal agreement to codeshare on selected routes connecting the Channel Islands with the UK, aiming to restore connectivity to both Jersey and the Bailiwick of Guernsey as the islands emerge from the Covid-19 Pandemic. The two carriers… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ new service to Newquay

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus Regional has announced a new service from George Best Belfast City Airport to the popular UK holiday destination, Newquay. Operated by Stobart Air, the three-times weekly flights to Cornwall Airport Newquay will commence from 28th June 2021 and conveniently connect passengers with Cornwall and the South… Read the full press release