Lufthansa Group launches Economy “Light” fare for passengers only travelling with carry-on luggage

New fare with carry-on luggage bookable as of summer 2018 Add one piece of luggage or request a seat reservation on an individual basis  Successful test phase on routes between Scandinavia and North America COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As of summer 2018, Lufthansa Group passengers will be able to book a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Orchestra to perform in Valletta, Malta, Saturday, 9 June 2018

  Concert with the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra and Ivan Grech on 9 June in Valetta COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — After two successful concert tours of the Lufthansa Orchestra to Bulgaria and Puerto Rico, the next performance abroad is scheduled for the unique ensemble. This time, almost sixty musicians will travel from… Read the full press release

Allegiant expands fleet with its first U.S.-produced Airbus A320 aircraft

Mobile, Alabama Delivery Marks a Key Milestone in Airline’s Transition to a Single Fleet Type MOBILE, Ala., 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week welcomed its first U.S.-produced A320 aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama. A team of Allegiant employees and executives from the company’s headquarters in Las Vegas joined Airbus’ leadership… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event, November 6th – 17th, 2017

Event:  Oakland International Airport TSA Pre✓® Local Enrollment Event Date:  November 6th – 17th, 2017 (Closed Saturday & Sunday) Time: Weekdays, 8am to 5pm Location: Oakland International Airport, Terminal 2 Check-in Lobby Oakland, Calif., 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — November 6, 2017: Oakland International Airport is inviting passengers to enroll on-site in the popular TSA Pre✓® expedited screening program during a temporary enrollment event… Read the full press release

Ryanair welcomes Róisín Brennan to its board and Audit Committee

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The board of Ryanair Holdings PLC today (18 May) announced the appointment of Ms. Róisín Brennan as a non-executive director with immediate effect. Ms Brennan is a former Chief Executive of IBI Corporate Finance Ltd where she had extensive experience advising public companies in Ireland. She is currently… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 3 times weekly Liverpool to Shannon service

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (21 May) celebrated its new Liverpool to Shannon service, which will operate 3 times weekly as part of its Summer 2018 schedule. This is Ryanair’s 4thIrish service from Liverpool, in addition to Dublin (4 daily), Cork (4 weekly) and Knock (5 weekly),… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Jet Airways’ direct service between Manchester and Mumbai starting November 5th

MAJOR BOOST FOR THE NORTH AS DIRECT MANCHESTER TO MUMBAI FLIGHTS ANNOUNCED 500,000 people across the North set to benefit International Trade Secretary says service will boost Northern Powerhouse Flights start 5th November four times a week with Jet Airways MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The North’s first ever direct flight service to… Read the full press release

easyJet launches LuckyTrip onto its mobile app, making it easier for customers to find the perfect trip

LONDON, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has launched LuckyTrip onto its iOS mobile app, making it easier for customers to find the perfect trip. LuckyTrip enables travellers to find a unique trip tailored to their needs with just one tap, applying filters to fit their preferences such as a relaxing beach… Read the full press release

easyJet announces new appointments to its Management Board

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Johan Lundgren, easyJet’s CEO, today announced five changes to the airline’s management board.  Four of these are new AMB roles and the new structure and new team is designed to enable easyJet to better deliver its strategy and drive the new initiatives announced today to accelerate its use… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches non-stop service between Mumbai and Manchester from winter 2018

Launches 5th direct service between India and the UK New service aims to open up travel between India and the North of England Guests to enjoy the luxury and comfort of the airline’s wide body Airbus A330-200 service, 4 days a week Mumbai, India, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline is… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces UK’s first trial of end-to-end biometrics

Innovative biometric technology could simplify and speed up airport processes with self-boarding gates helping to reduce queues Security also improved as system reduces risk of human error 10,000 easyJet passengers set to take part in European flight trial LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has today announced the UK’s first trial of… Read the full press release

British Airways opens a brand-new lounge in Aberdeen Airport

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The next stage of British Airways’ £4.5bn investment plan is unveiled today as the airline opens a brand-new lounge in Aberdeen Airport. The new lounge, located within the recently completed extension of the airport, is the second to open under the airline’s new design concept. This follows… Read the full press release

British Airways signed up to the TSA Precheck programme

LONDON, UK, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will benefit from shorter security queues, and more ‘me time’ in US airports now the airline has signed up to the TSA Precheck programme. Customers who are accepted under the US government scheme can use fast track security queues, and do not need to remove… Read the full press release

Alaska Airline takes next step in its sustainability journey and goal of reducing inflight waste through partnership with Lonely Whale

SEATTLE, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Lonely Whale today announced the airlines’ initiative to replace single-use, non-recyclable, plastic stir straws and citrus picks with sustainable alternatives in its airport lounges and on all domestic and international commercial flights starting July 16, 2018. The initiative is one of many in Alaska Airlines’ push for… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces onboard entertainment portal integration with iHeartRadio

DALLAS, TX, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today a new collaboration with iHeartRadio to bring iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio service to Customers as the exclusive music offering within the onboard entertainment portal on Southwest flights. Through the onboard entertainment portal integration with iHeartRadio, Customers can enjoy all… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport installs CHECKITXPRESS the world’s most accessible, efficient and intuitive self-bag drop unit

CHECKITXPRESS system will expedite processing times as YVR experiences busiest year yet Richmond, B.C., 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 18, 2018), Vancouver International Airport’s (YVR) Innovative Travel Solutions(ITS) and Glidepath, one of the world’s leaders in airport baggage handling, celebrated the installation of the first CHECKITXPRESS self-bag drop unit at YVR.  CHECKITXPRESS is the world’s most… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport welcomes Air Canada’s new service between YVR and Sacramento International Airport

Air Canada’s new flight further expands airline’s growing network at YVR Richmond, B.C., 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 17, 2018), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated the inaugural flight for Air Canada’s service between YVR and Sacramento International Airport (SMF). The daily, year-round connection makes YVR the first Canadian airport to offer direct-non-stop… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways to highlight the kingdom of hot springs Kyushu as part of its “Tastes of JAPAN by ANA – Explore the regions -” campaign

TOKYO, Japan, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) Japan’s largest and only 5-Star airline, announced today that Kyushu will be the next region featured as part of its “Tastes of JAPAN by ANA – Explore the regions -” campaign. Beginning in June, the airline will highlight Kyushu, widely known as the… Read the full press release

Qantas introduces inflight meditation and expanded entertainment offering

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has introduced inflight meditation and expanded its entertainment offering to give customers more ways to relax inflight. The airline’s first meditation video (opens in new window) series has been specially designed to bring a sense of calm and help customers unwind in the air. The 10-minute guided meditation is set… Read the full press release

LATAM Airlines Group implements Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management

The Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management solution, designed to improve productivity and automate the load planning function, promotes improved operational efficiency and optimized fuel consumption Madrid, Spain, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Optimizing fuel consumption and maximizing operational performance are top priorities for airlines. Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management was designed to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa A350-900 earns the 2018 German Lighting Design Prize for its extraordinary cabin lighting

  special prize for on-board lighting design  cabin lighting supports the well-being of the passengers already the second award for the Lufthansa A350-900 COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa A350-900 is not only the world’s most advanced long-haul aircraft, it is also the first passenger aircraft worldwide to take the changing… Read the full press release

Oman Air introduces newly redesigned Iftar Meal Boxes

MUSCAT, Omar, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has reintroduced its special inflight offering for its valued guests observing Ramadan. In celebration of the holy month, Oman Air’s newly redesigned Iftar Meal Boxes will now be available on selected Oman Air routes from mid-May until… Read the full press release

SAS launches new high speed WiFi on its short and medium haul routes

Passengers on SAS short and medium haul routes will now have access to a stable, fast and strong WiFi signal, enabling them to stream and work inflight problem-free. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-May-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 16, 2018), SAS is launching new high speed WiFi on its short and medium haul routes between Scandinavia… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: Singapore Airlines to start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport welcomes today’s announcement that Singapore Airlines will start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch next January. The airline has been a partner here for more than 30 years and has been flying a 777 since 2002, but the upgrade to an A350… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes new Wizz Air flights to Debrecen, Hungary starting 16 December 2018

Doncaster, England, 2018-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) continues to expand its impressive scope of destinations with a new route revealed to Debrecen, Hungary’s second largest city and one of the country’s most important cultural centres. Tickets for Wizz Air flights to Debrecen, Hungary, go on sale today (14thMay 2018); holiday makers and culture seekers alike… Read the full press release

Emirates offers its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month

The airline will mark Eid Al Fitr celebrations on board with sweets for customers Dubai, UAE, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will commence its signature Ramadan service for customers during the holy month, expected to begin on May 17th. Emirates’ Ramadan service consists of specially crafted iftar meals on board, relevant programming on its ice inflight… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to establish a new low-cost carrier business for the international market

TOKYO, Japan, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced the decision to establish a new low-cost carrier (LCC) business for the international market. As described in the FY2017-2020 JAL Group Medium Term Management Plan, the company looks to develop and cultivate new business opportunities. The new LCC business will specifically feature international routes… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG and Microsoft Switzerland partner for the digitalisation of THE CIRCLE

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Flughafen Zürich AG and Microsoft Switzerland have entered into a strategic partnership for digitalisation of THE CIRCLE. As well as maximum quality, convenience and efficiency, the partners aim to deliver a uniquely personalised digital experience to tenants, employees and guests at the airport’s new destination THE CIRCLE. The… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Hub Munich certified with the international standard ISO 14001 for environmental management systems

First EMAS validation and ISO 14001 certification  Premium claim also comprises environment and sustainability MUNICH, Germany, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Hub Munich has been successfully validated for the first time according to the demanding European environmental regulation EMAS (Eco-Management and Audit Scheme) and certified with the international standard ISO 14001 for environmental… Read the full press release

Lufthansa enhances sleeping comfort in Business Class with new Dream Collection

Passengers on selected long-haul flights lasting ten and a half or more hours can now relax even more with the new “Dream Collection„  Cologne, Germany, 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — From now on, Lufthansa Business Class passengers on long-haul flights to and from South Africa, Latin and South America and the West Coast of the… Read the full press release