Qantas invests up to $10 million each year to expand its discounted fares program

Bigger discounts for last minute fares for residents in 16 regional towns Maximum fares approximately $400 per sector to capital cities (approx. $800 return) Qantas calls on councils and airports to reduce airport fees Mount Isa, Australia, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Residents in regional and remote towns across Australia will benefit from a… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches two direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s a great news for Indian culture-lovers that Vietjet is now opening 2 direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi with thousands of super-saving tickets priced only from 0VND (*). The promotional tickets are up for grabs during 3 golden days from August 20-22,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo presented with ‘Best Customer Airline 2018’ award for transporting the largest volume of air cargo from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Dubai/ Kuala Lumpur, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was presented… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines returns to Manchester Airport with new peak-summer service to Boston

Now boarding – Virgin Atlantic and Delta unveil new schedule between Manchester and United States Delta returns to Manchester to join forces with Virgin Atlantic Manchester, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, with Delta returning to Manchester… Read the full press release

British Airways offers 50,000 short-haul seats at £50 each-way

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As the summer holidays come to an end and Autumn is on the horizon, so it seems the UK is bracing for a cooler climate. According to the Met Office, we’re in for a week of breeze and scattered showers. With the children heading back to school shortly and… Read the full press release

SJC welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new nonstop flights to Kona and Lihue

Southwest will become the second SJC carrier serving all four main Hawaiian Islands nonstop in January 2020 San Jose, Calif., 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announced today (August 15, 2019 ) the addition of new nonstop flights to Kona (KOA), on the Island of Hawaii, and Lihue, Kauai (LIH) from Mineta San Jose… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ A350 GEARS UP FOR ITS FIRST LONG HAUL FLIGHT TO DUBAI

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only… Read the full press release

British Airways trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will be transported to their own 3D cinema in the skies as the airline exclusively trials a new virtual reality headset in a UK first. From now until the end of 2019, customers travelling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Spokane and Paine Field

Nonstop route will connect Eastern Washington and Everett with daily roundtrip flight Seattle, Washington, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Aug. 14, 2019) it will launch daily nonstop service between Spokane International Airport and Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett on Nov. 4. Tickets are now on sale, just in time for holiday travel. Spokane becomes the 10th destination served… Read the full press release

Southwest Airline expands service to, from, and within Hawaii

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Aug 15, 2019) announced the carrier will add new service to, from, and within Hawaii in mid-January 2020 with new, daily service between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Honolulu. In addition, new service nonstop between both of the carrier’s Hawaii gateways in the Bay Area, Oakland and San Jose, and both Kauai and the Island of Hawaii, will… Read the full press release

SAS launches new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester. The service will be operating all year round, with two departures a week. SAS has steadily expanded its direct services to Manchester in line with the increase in… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop routes to Phoenix

MESA, Ariz., 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (August 13, 2019) announces three new nonstop routes to Phoenix via Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) from Bentonville, Arkansas; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Traverse City, Michigan. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $49.* “We’re excited to announce… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines inaugural flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

The flight from the new airport in Jeddah to Abu Dhabi International Airport emphasizes ties between Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Saturday… Read the full press release

Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines according to OAG

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot ranks first by punctuality in July among world’s 20 largest airlines, according to the leading global provider of travel data and insight OAG. Acc. to the monthly OAG On-Time Performance Report, in July 2019, Aeroflot operated 86.7% of flights on schedule. The Russian carrier has showed top… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Cabo Verde Airlines’ new nonstop service to Sal

Service begins in December with three nonstop flights per week Washington, DC, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) announced Tuesday that Cabo Verde Airlines will begin nonstop service between Sal, Cabo Verde’s Amílcar Cabral International Airport (SID) and Dulles International with three flights per week, beginning Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019. Passengers on this new route… Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia flight schedule to and from Hong Kong scheduled to operate as normal

Cengkareng, Indonesia, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Following recent information that Hong Kong International Airport has been re-opened following the operational disruption. Garuda Indonesia ensures that the flight schedule to and from Hong Kong are scheduled to operate as normal. Furthermore, Garuda Indonesia is in intensive coordination with Hong Kong International Airport authorities to assure… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes new Allegiant service to West Palm Beach, Florida

HEBRON, Ky., 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Aug. 13, 2019) announces service from Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to West Palm Beach, Florida beginning November 25, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $49.* “We’re excited to add another sensational… Read the full press release

British Airways offers a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 12, 2019) British Airways has launched a sale offering a pair of Club World (business class) seats from just £2019 return. There are a range of destinations available for £2019 return for two, including top US destinations such as New York, Miami, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Washington… Read the full press release

SAS introduces four new services to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — During the 2019-2020 winter season SAS is going to start direct flights from Copenhagen, Aalborg and London to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil. The new airport is only a short distance from around 250 ski slopes in Sweden and Norway.  The new services will give… Read the full press release

Air Antwerp to begin operations between London City Airport and Antwerp from 9th September 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Belgian Civil Aviation Authority has issued Air Antwerp’s Air Operator Certificate (AOC) and operating license, enabling Air Antwerp to begin operations between London City Airport and Antwerp from 9th September 2019. In addition, Air Antwerp has concluded a codeshare agreement with KLM on this route, enabling tickets to… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes American Airlines’ new direct flight to Chicago from May 2020

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to the successfully operated Philadelphia flight, American Airlines will introduce a direct flight to Budapest from Chicago O’Hare International Airport from May 2020. A modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be flying the route four times a week. American Airlines announced today that next year it is… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport trials self-service baggage drop-off desks

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Self-service baggage drop-off desks were commissioned by Budapest Airport at Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Thanks to the system currently under trial operation, the process of checking in bags becomes faster and more convenient for passengers. The trial operation of 2-2 new self-service baggage drop-off desks is already underway… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes American Airlines’ new international routes from O’Hare to Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and American Airlines today (08/08/2019) announced new international routes from O’Hare International Airport to Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic starting Summer 2020. Chicago – Krakow, Poland (John Paul II International Airport) begins May 7 Chicago – Budapest, Hungary (Budapest Ferenc Liszt… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways unveiled new cabin product sourced locally

Kirmington, England, 2019-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has unveiled a new cabin product refresh sourcing a number of local suppliers throughout its network for the complimentary service offered on board its Flybe franchise services. The on board product has been revised and will feature guest beers, hand cooked crisps, flapjacks, shortbread biscuits, sweets… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches four routes to popular European city break destinations from Edinburgh Airport

Four new routes to European city break hotspots BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (AUG 6, 2019) announces that it will begin operations at Edinburgh Airport, with the launch of four routes to popular… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces seven new services from Ukraine

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and a leading low-cost carrier in Ukraine, is pleased to announce today six new services from Odesa International Airport to Budapest in Hungary, Berlin Schoenefeld in Germany; Gdansk, Wroclaw and Katowice in Poland; and Bratislava in Slovakia, as well as a new route from Lviv to Larnaca… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport provides passengers with easy access to information with the launch of Gatwick chatbot

Gatwick chatbot’ provides flight information, flight specific notifications, and information on airport shops, restaurants and other facilities Currently responds to passenger queries in English but service will be extended to other languages next year Gatwick plans to enable the service on other chat platforms including WhatsApp and Apple Business Messenger in the future LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

Air Serbia launches direct flight between Budapest and Nis

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Serbia launched a direct flight between Budapest and Nis. Passengers can fly with the Serbian national carrier between the two cities twice a week, all through the year. The first direct flight between Budapest and Nis (in the South-East of Serbia) took off today. The airline is… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes LOT’s new non-stop long-haul flights to Seoul starting September 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT has been consistently expanding its network of connections from Budapest. On 22 September 2019 LOT is going to launch non-stop long-haul flights to Seoul and on 30 March next year LOT is going to launch six new destinations, including Sofia, Prague, Belgrade, Stuttgart, Bucharest and Brussels, thereby… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new weekly Bristol ski route to Turin, Italy from December 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (30th Jul 2019) announced a new weekly Bristol ski route to Turin, Italy commencing in December 2019, as part of Ryanair’s extended Bristol Winter 19 schedule. Bristol consumers and visitors can now book their ski holiday to Turin as far out as March 2020, enjoying… Read the full press release