Finnair and Fiji Airways announce new codeshare partnership

Nadi, Fiji, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair and Fiji Airways have agreed on a new codeshare partnership between Helsinki (HEL) and Nadi (NAN) in Fiji via three gateways served by Finnair. Finnair’s AY code will be added to Fiji Airways’ flights between Hong Kong (HKG), Singapore (SIN), Narita (NRT) and Nadi, offering an exotic new destination for Finnair customers in the South Pacific. Finnair’s flight numbers will… Read the full press release

Blue Islands to operate services between Jersey and East Midlands

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe’s Channel Islands-based franchise partner, Blue Islands, will operate services between Jersey and East Midlands with effect from Sunday 27 October 2019, with connections to/from Guernsey maintaining convenient connectivity to the heart of England. Flights can still be booked at www.flybe.com and are available from £39.99 one way…. Read the full press release

SAS expands capacity of its Faroe Islands route this winter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — During winter season, SAS will expand capacity of its Faroe Islands route by 41 percent. At the same time RNP landings have led to more stable operation of the route despite difficult weather conditions. The Faroe Islands continue to be a central investment and venture for SAS, who… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia

Four-times-weekly service via Penang operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, expanding to five-times-weekly from 27 October 2019 Eighth new destination added to the airline’s growing network in 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia touched down at Langkawi International Airport on Tuesday 15… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines expands nonstop service to Cancun from five new cities in the U.S.

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for spring break,  Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is giving Guests more ways to escape the cold for Mexico’s Riviera Maya. America’s fastest growing airline will expand its nonstop service to Cancun from five new cities in the U.S., including Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Austin, Nashville and Philadelphia. These new… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific enhances experience with significantly enriched inflight entertainment offering

Feel more with the airline’s enriched onboard library and enjoy a true entertainment experience on every flight Hong kong, China, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is giving customers more of what they love with four times the entertainment available to discover and enjoy every time they fly. This significantly enriched inflight… Read the full press release

TAP launches a new way to travel in Economy

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Total flexibility of choice for the customers. From now on, TAP offers its customers an onboard experience that goes beyond the traditional Economy and Business Class on medium haul flights. To provide maximum flexibility of choice and always listening to the suggestions of its customers, TAP launches EconomyXtra,… Read the full press release

IATA 2019 Global Passenger Survey shows passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience

Warsaw, Poland, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2019 Global Passenger Survey showing that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience. The survey acts as the voice of the passenger, providing objective and in-depth insights into the preferences and behaviors of air… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its first ever flights from Armenia

4 New Routes, 130,000 Customers P.A. At Yerevan & Gyumri  DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (16 October) announced its first ever flights from Armenia, the 40th country in the Ryanair network, with two new routes from Yerevan to Milan Bergamo and Rome Ciampino starting in January 2020, and two… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport announces two new destinations and six new routes this winter

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — During the aviation winter season beginning on 27 October, two new destinations will be added to the 200 destinations currently served from Brussels Airport: Essaouira and Tromsø. Six new routes are also scheduled: Valencia, Seville, Catania, Kraków, Ljubljana and Berlin. Traditionally, the winter season in aviation begins on… Read the full press release

Qantas unveils special Centenary livery on its newest 787 Dreamliner

Seattle, Washington, 2019-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas’ newest 787 Dreamliner has rolled out of the paint shop at Boeing’s factory in Washington State today, wearing a special Centenary livery to celebrate the flying kangaroo’s 100th year in the skies. Qantas will turn 99 in November, and as it enters its 100th year of operations,… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches seat sale for a bargain getaway this fall, winter and spring of next year

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (14 Oct) launched an amazing seat sale, with flights from £14.99 across its European network, allowing customers to grab a bargain getaway this fall, winter and spring of next year. This amazing seat sale is available for travel between November and May and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month with BRIC’s limited edition pink themed amenity kits

Airline committed to raise awareness of breast cancer through its annual initiative DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways passengers travelling on long-haul flights in First Class and Business Class are being presented with BRIC’s limited edition pink themed amenity kits during the month of October, marking the airline’s annual support for… Read the full press release

Allegiant to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation through the sale of pink in-flight refreshments

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2019-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — During October, passengers on all Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) flights can join the fight against breast cancer by drinking pink. Allegiant is donating the proceeds from the sale of pink in-flight refreshments to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), whose mission is to provide access to early breast cancer detection, education,… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines brings “More Go” to Austin with three new destinations

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is bringing “More Go” to Austin with three new destinations and even more flights to America’s top leisure destinations!  Beginning February 26, 2020, America’s fastest growing airline will offer nonstop service from Austin to Cancun, Mexico and will add additional flights to Orlando. Spirit… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and Antalya, Turkey

British Airways launches six-per week service between London Gatwick and summer hotspot Antalya, Turkey The new route begins on April 30, 2020, and is on sale from today A launch offer means prices starting from just £139 return Until October 29, customers can secure ATOL protected British Airways Holidays with a deposit starting from just… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways invites the public to vote on the dishes to be added to its in-flight menu

Contest will determine the next additions to ANA’s in-flight menu for Premium Economy and Economy Class. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is inviting the public to vote on which dishes will be added to its in-flight menu for Premium Economy… Read the full press release

Ready for take-off: US Airlines ranked by negative Twitter mentions

Warwick, RI, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Social media is bridging the gap between brands and customer experience, allowing consumers to voice their opinions in real-time for the whole world to see. We all know poor reviews and negative comments can make or break a brand’s reputation. With 330 million active users, Twitter, in… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches super seat sale for the winter and spring period

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (7 Oct) launched an “Awesome Autumn” seat sale, with 25% off 1 million seats across its European network, allowing customers to grab a bargain break for the winter and spring period. This super seat sale is available for travel between November and May… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes the return of Biman Bangladesh Airlines

Flights to Dhaka start in January Three flights per week on state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner News announced by Airport CEO during formal visit to Bangladesh led by Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham Huge benefit to 70,000 Bangladeshi population in airport’s vast catchment area Businesses also set to benefit from connectivity Return business class fares from… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches daily nonstop service from Newark and Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) continues to bring “More Go” to The Island of Enchantment with two new destinations and more flights on existing routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico! Beginning December 19, 2019, Spirit will offer daily nonstop service from Newark Liberty International Airport and Boston Logan International Airport… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Airlines announces new connections to Ljubljana, Slovenia from Zurich, Munich and Frankfurt hubs

Lufthansa Group Airlines will soon operate from hubs in Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich to the capital of Slovenia Travelers from Ljubljana can benefit from Lufthansa Group’s worldwide network All connections are now available for booking COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting in mid-October, the Lufthansa Group Airlines will be connecting the Zurich, Munich… Read the full press release

Alitalia to operate the first-ever nonstop flights between SFO and Rome from June 1, 2020

Flag carrier of Italy to operate first-ever nonstop flights from SFO to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) welcomed Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, back to SFO in 2020. The largest airline in Italy plans to operate the first-ever nonstop flights… Read the full press release

Swoop inaugurates flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport

The ultra-low-cost carrier is continuing to make international travel more affordable for Canadians CALGARY, AB, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Oct. 3, 2019), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., celebrates its inaugural flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport (LAS). The first Swoop flight to embark on… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport welcomes new Vacation Express’ services to Cancun and Puerto Vallarta

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — In February 2018 Vacation Express launched new nonstop charter flights between Kansas City International Airport and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The new route became Kansas City’s third international route and was the first-ever nonstop service between Kansas City and Punta Cana. In addition to the return… Read the full press release

Air France equips its A320 and A321 aircraft with Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments

On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers’ travel experience by offering them more space to store their cabin luggage as from 2020. Paris, France, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is the first airline in the world to choose Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments to equip its A320… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers are set to gain access to even more benefits when flying between London and Asia thanks to a new codeshare agreement with oneworld partner Malaysia Airlines. The new code will be added to 14 destinations the airline serves in Malaysia, including Langkawi, Penang and… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes the return of the Blue Angels this weekend

OAK is Bay Area home for the Blue Angels beginning Sunday Oakland, CA, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) welcomes the return of the Blue Angels this weekend. OAK will serve as the Navy flyers home base for SF Fleet Week 2019.  It is the sixth consecutive year the precision Navy flyers… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 14 new routes for its UK Summer 2020 schedule

14 New Routes & 46.3m Customers P.A DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Oct) launched its UK Summer 2020 schedule with 14 new routes including exciting destinations for Summer such as Cluj (Romania), Pisa and Terceira (Portugal), and more than 500 routes in total which will deliver 46.3m… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launched a three-day sale offering low fares for winter travel

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a three-day sale offering low fares for winter travel. Customers may take advantage of fares starting at $49 one-way to select domestic destinations today (Oct 1, 2019) through October 3, 2019, 11:59 p.m. in the respective time zone of the originating city. Seats and… Read the full press release