Viggo implements SITA’s latest Airport Management System at Eindhoven Airport

With flights arriving and departing every few minutes, a real-time overview of resources is vital. Dublin, Ireland, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Viggo, the sole ground handler at Eindhoven Airport, has implemented SITA’s latest Airport Management System to manage one of Europe’s fastest-growing regional airports, ensuring timely aircraft turnaround times and a more efficient passenger journey. With… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes WestJet’s winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule

Dreamliner flights to Maui available now CALGARY, CANADA, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (May 21, 2019) revealed its winter 787-9 Dreamliner schedule, announcing the state-of-the-art aircraft will now fly between Calgary and Maui and will operate an additional day to London (Gatwick) this winter. As part of the schedule release, WestJet also announced… Read the full press release

Blue Islands launches year-round daily flights to London Southend from Guernsey

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20.05.19 ) saw the first of three new Blue Islands operated services take to the skies as the Channel Islands based airline launched its year-round daily flights to London Southend from Guernsey. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “As a local business, Blue Islands recognises… Read the full press release

Blue Islands inaugurates twice-weekly Liverpool service from Guernsey

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands today (21.05.19 ) launched its inaugural Liverpool flight from Guernsey as the airline establishes a new twice-weekly connection from the Island to the UK’s North West. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands said, “Three exciting new routes from Guernsey this year, including our Liverpool service… Read the full press release

Air France celebrates World Africa Day with special fares and events

Paris, France, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France has been connecting the African continent with Europe for more than 85 years. As part of World Africa Day on May 25, Air France is putting its African customers in the spotlight from May 23 to 25: Special fares To celebrate the occasion, from May 23… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Qatar National Tourism Council to attract global visitors for ‘Summer in Qatar’ activities

Airline to offer up to 25 per cent discount on airfares to Doha from more than 160 destinations worldwide DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to partner with Qatar National Tourism Council (QNTC) to offer passengers up to 25 per cent discount on airfares for all flights to Doha… Read the full press release

British Airways starts three-per-week service between London and Islamabad next week

The airline starts a three-per-week service on June 2 Customers will enjoy a state-of-the-art inflight experience on board the Boeing 787 Dreamliner A Halal meal option is available in every cabin LONDON, UK, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is beginning flights between London and Islamabad next week.  The final touches are coming together… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands its fleet with second Airbus A380 FLYING HONU

The new Emerald Green plane delivered to ANA this week at Toulouse before departing for Narita Airport TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15, 2019. While offering the same… Read the full press release

Qantas extends special weekend fares on flights from Perth to Broome

Special fares for weekends in Broome extended More than 20,000 fares booked since trial launched Perth to Broome flights available from $179 one-way Broome, Australia, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (20TH MAY 2019) announced an extension of its special weekend fares on flights from Perth to Broome in response to positive community… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes TUI Airways’ additional weekly flight to Dalaman for summer 2020

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From May 2020, passengers will be able to fly to Turkey on both Mondays and Thursdays, with TUI Airways adding the Monday flight to the summer schedule. The additional flight is on sale now. Steve Szalay, Managing Director Aberdeen International Airport said: “TUI Airways has a strong presence… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes WestJet’s new non-stop Dreamliner service between Paris and Calgary

Airline joined by Alberta political and tourism leaders in opening key economic, cultural and social ties with France CALGARY, CA, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — With the departure of flight 10, WestJet today (May 17, 2019) became the only airline to operate a non-stop route between Paris and Calgary. The airline’s newest route, along with its… Read the full press release

SAS launches new direct route between Copenhagen and Turin this winter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The new winter schedule from SAS offers a new direct route between Copenhagen and Italy’s fourth largest city, Turin, famous for Italian classics such as espresso, vermouth and FIAT, plus skiing and world renowned wine districts. SAS is launching a new direct route between Copenhagen and Turin, Italy’s… Read the full press release

SAS launches new route between Stockholm and Luxembourg from early November

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From early November, SAS will fly a new route from Stockholm to Luxembourg. The route will operate three times a week with departures on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. SAS is the only airline that offers a direct connection between Stockholm and one of the leading business destinations in… Read the full press release

AIR PARTNER TO EXHIBIT AT IMEX AND ARRANGE HOSTED BUYER FLIGHTS FOR EIGHTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR

Gatwick, UK, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, is working with IMEX to arrange all hosted buyer flights for the 2019 exhibition in Frankfurt for the eighth consecutive year. IMEX is the worldwide exhibition for incentive travel, meetings and events, and this year is taking place from 21 to… Read the full press release

London Luton Airport marks its busiest-ever April

LUTON, UK, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — April 2019 marks the first time that London Luton Airport (LLA) has served 17 million passengers over a 12 month period. This comes as the airport experienced its busiest-ever April as 1.5 million passengers travelled through the airport, a 10.4% increase on the same time last year. New… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico

Mexican Airline Offering Most Destinations in the U.S. Now Serves Four Destinations from OAK Oakland, CA, 2019-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Volaris celebrate ten years of air service between the U.S. and Mexico. Volaris inaugurated service between Guadalajara, Mexico, and Oakland in  2009. OAK, along with LAX, were Volaris’ first two U.S. destinations…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines launches new domestic flight reservation system

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (May 14, 2019) announced the launch of a new domestic flight reservation system on its homepage, www.jal.co.jp/en. In the JAL Group Medium Term Management Plan, one of the management goals focused on improving customer satisfaction levels by the year 2020. Based on customer feedback, the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways serves Iftar meal during the Holy Month of Ramadan

Customers breaking their fast on board will receive Iftar meals on selected routes DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to continue its tradition of supporting passengers who are fasting during the Holy Month of Ramadan and breaking their fast on board by serving a delicious Iftar meal consisting of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces expanded commercial relationship with EL AL Israel Airlines

With the inaugural EL AL flight between Tel Aviv and San Francisco, EL AL and Alaska Airlines signed an expanded global partnership allowing their members to more easily connect and earn miles TEL AVIV, Israel and SEATTLE, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today (May 13, 2019) expanded their commercial relationship… Read the full press release

Flybe’s 2019-20 Winter schedule now on sale

Features 97 routes including 9 ski routes Choice of up to 2,521 flights a week Up to 162 flights a week serving London Heathrow including first winter for Newquay flights Selection of seasonal routes increased for Christmas and New Year Exeter, England, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (7th May… Read the full press release

Emirates’ newest A380 aircraft performed a low level flypast over The Formula 1® Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona

Airline’s iconic double decker thrills crowds with flypast at the First European Grand Prix of the 2019 season DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Formula 1® Spanish Grand Prix in Barcelona got off to a spectacular start yesterday when Emirates’ newest A380 aircraft performed a low level flypast over the race track… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport welcomed nearly 2.2 million passengers in the first quarter of 2019

Traffic Exceeds 2.1 Million in First Quarter of 2019 INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Nearly 2.2 million passengers flew through the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in the first quarter of 2019, and March alone set a new record with more than 880,000 passengers. In all, the first quarter 2019 passenger traffic increased 2%… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI UK’s new destination and additional flights for summer 2020

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI UK, the UK’s largest holiday company, has announced a new destination to Enfidha (Tunisia) and one additional flight to Reus (Spain), for its summer 2020 programme from Bristol Airport. The new flights from Bristol Airport to Enfidha and Reus give holidaymakers more choice and flexibility when booking next year’s summer holiday…. Read the full press release

British Airways kicks off the summer season with free ice cream, low fares and the chance to win holidays from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer gets off to a flying start next week as British Airways welcomes the sun season with free ice cream, low fares and the chance to win holidays from London City Airport. To mark the airline’s 100th birthday there will be 100 return seats for just £100 on offer… Read the full press release

QANTAS OPERATES WORLD’S FIRST ZERO WASTE FLIGHT

Sydney, Australia, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first-ever commercial flight to produce no landfill waste took to the skies this morning, marking the start of Qantas’ plan to cut 100 million single-use plastics by end-2020 and eliminate 75 per cent of the airline’s waste by end-2021. All inflight products on board QF739, flying from… Read the full press release

Qantas announces Sydney-San Francisco as the next route for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

Sydney, Australia, 2019-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (7TH MAY 2019) announced Sydney-San Francisco as the next route for its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. From 4 December 2019, customers travelling between Sydney and San Francisco will experience the Dreamliner’s next generation Economy, Premium Economy and Business cabins. The change is timed with the phased… Read the full press release

Emirates signs MoUs with three teams from Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) programme

Three teams from Cohort 6 of Dubai Future Accelerators (DFA) programme shortlisted for the next stage of working on Emirates’ challenges. Teams selected are from USA, Germany and the UK Dubai, UAE, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has demonstrated its commitment to fostering innovation in the global aviation industry by signing MoUs with… Read the full press release

dnata and Lufthansa Group continue to expand partnership in the United States

Austin, Texas, 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, and Lufthansa Group continue to expand their partnership in the United States. dnata has been selected to provide ramp, secure clean and passenger handling services to Lufthansa at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and now serves the airline group, including Swiss International… Read the full press release

easyJet gears up for a record number of passengers from London Southend Airport this summer

easyJet celebrates flying 6 million passengers since launching operations in Southend seven years ago LUTON, England, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, the largest airline at London Southend Airport, is gearing up to fly a record number of passengers from the airport this summer.  Throughout the summer the airline is expected to carry over 830,000… Read the full press release

easyJet launches new service between Manchester and Jersey from 1st July 2019

Channel Island added to easyJet’s growing Destination list from Manchester LUTON, England, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has announced a new year round service between Manchester and Jersey commencing 1st July 2019. The service will operate twice weekly on an Airbus A320 aircraft.  Fares start from £31.21. The addition of the new route comes after… Read the full press release