Wizz Air announces new route connecting Tirana, Albania with Memmingen, Germany

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline today (JAN 16, 2019) announced a new route connecting Tirana, Albania with Memmingen, Germany. Commencing on 1 September 2019, the newest WIZZ service will be operated with two weekly frequencies, on Wednesdays and Sundays. Seats on the route are already on sale… Read the full press release

Emirates and flydubai expands codeshare agreement

Expanded global connectivity for travellers since start of partnership 14 months ago Exciting new destinations added and more to come Better and quicker connections One loyalty programme Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The strategic partnership between Dubai’s two airlines, Emirates and flydubai, continues to open up the world for travellers since its launch 14 months ago, and… Read the full press release

Ryanair is the first airline to land at the new Región de Murcia International Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (15 Jan) became the first airline to land at the new Región de Murcia International Airport, which was officially opened by his Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain. Ryanair’s new daily service from East Midlands airport was the inaugural arrival to Murcia… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces release of an updated version of its mobile app

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is offering its passengers an opportunity to appreciate the convenience of an updated version of its mobile app — all the necessary information about your upcoming flight is now available on the flight card on the first screen. In addition, the app now includes airport maps, the possibility to scan documents and other… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes KLM’s increased number of flights to Amsterdam

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — From May, KLM will operate an additional daily flight to Amsterdam Schiphol, increasing the number of flights to Amsterdam to five a day. This will be effective during the months of May, June, September and October. As a result of the extra frequency, an additional 20,000 seats are… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes SUN-AIR’s inaugural flight to Friedrichshafen

SUN-AIR celebrated inaugural flight for daily service to Friedrichshafen Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Just 80 minutes to Lake Constance: the Danish regional airline, SUN-AIR, returned to Hamburg Airport this week with two daily flights to Friedrichshafen. SUN-AIR has been active in regional air transport for 40 years, and has been a… Read the full press release

London Gatwick: 2018 was busiest year on record, with a total of 46.1 million passengers using the airport throughout the year – an increase of +1.1% on 2017

Number of passengers travelling on long-haul flights from Gatwick last month up +6.1 year-on-year Long-haul growth drives 2018 cargo surge, +16.1% across the year  A record 46.1m passengers travelled through the airport in 2018 LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick’s long-haul routes saw year-on-year growth of +6.1% in December, as a… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new twice-weekly nonstop service to Grand Junction, Colorado and Kalispell, Montana

Mesa, Arizona, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Record breaking growth hit yet another important milestone for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (Gateway Airport, Airport) with the Airport announcing that it welcomed 142,667 passengers in December. This marks the fifteenth consecutive month of passenger growth, the eighth consecutive month of record-setting activity, and the best calendar year of… Read the full press release

Allegiant to establish a two-aircraft base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Company Announces Non-Stop Service to Two New Cities with Fares as Low as $49* Each Way GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — State and local officials joined executives from Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today ( Jan. 15, 2019) as the company announced plans to establish a two-aircraft base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan…. Read the full press release

TAP announces new direct service from Porto to Brussels, Lyon and Munich

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP’s new destinations from Porto are now on sale. Brussels, Lyon and Munich are European cities to which TAP will offer direct flights from Porto in 2019. Flights to the capital of Belgium begin on July 1 with two daily flights. Departures from Porto are at 7:00 a.m…. Read the full press release

Charleston International Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop service from Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio, 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant today (1/15/2019) announced new nonstop service to Charleston International Airport (CHS) from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) beginning June 6, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new routes as low as $38* each way. “We’re excited to add another nonstop route to Charleston,” said Drew Wells,… Read the full press release

Aeroflot and Aeromexico announce new codeshare agreement

Airlines enter a codeshare agreement to offer Aeroflot customers connections to Mexico City via Amsterdam, London, Madrid and Paris Codeshare passengers also enjoy access to the benefits of both airlines’ frequent flyer programs and premium lounges, as well as SkyPriority Moscow, Russia, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — From late December, passengers travelling between Russia and… Read the full press release

Charleston International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines’ new low-fare, non-stop flights from Cleveland

Cleveland, Ohio, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-fare carrier, Frontier Airlines announced the addition of new low-fare, non-stop flights from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) to Charleston International Airport (CHS) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO) with these routes starting on April 30th. To celebrate, Frontier is offering a special introductory one-way fare of $39 which… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to allocate fifth Airbus A320 aircraft to its Skopje base in July 2019, will add eight new routes

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Macedonia, announced today (JAN 14, 2019) the allocation of its fifth Airbus A320 aircraft to its Skopje base in July 2019, as well as the start of eight long awaited new services from Skopje to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Bremen, Larnaca and Turku and from Ohrid… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of NY and NJ: “AtYourGate” app for direct food delivery launches in Newark Liberty, LaGuardia and JFK

Airports first on East Coast to offer “AtYourGate” app for direct food delivery to gates for originating passengers and those between flights Pilot project makes service available at two EWR terminals, one terminal each at LGA and JFK; expansion to follow if pilot is successful Part of comprehensive Port Authority effort to improve airport customer… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo opens new trade lane to South America with the start of freighter services to Bogota, Colombia

Air cargo carrier to work in partnership with Avianca Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it will be opening a new trade lane to South America with the start of freighter services to Bogota, Colombia. The Colombian capital will be served by a once weekly freighter service starting… Read the full press release

Mineta San Jose International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to El Paso, Texas

Inaugural Service to El Paso from SJC began January 13; Southwest Now Offers 28 Nonstop Destinations from SJC San Jose, Calif., 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® added another important destination to its growing list of cities available nonstop from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on Jan. 13, 2019, with an inaugural… Read the full press release

Kittilä Airport in Lapland ready to welcome even larger numbers of travellers following expansion and renovation

VANTAA, Finland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourists keen to see the aurora borealis, skiers and other visitors heading to Western Lapland will travel to the fells more effortlessly, as the renovated Kittilä Airport is now in operation. The expansion work adds to the comfort of the airport. After a thorough renovation and expansion, Kittilä Airport… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport earns the carbon neutral accreditation for 2019, the single airport in Central Eastern European region that meets the strict environmental requirements

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has just received the official certificate attesting its carbon-neutrality, achieving this prestigious environmental accreditation for the second time after last year. Thus, in the Central Eastern European region Ferenc Liszt International Airport continues to be the single airport that meets the strict corresponding environmental requirements. The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces return of its popular Vantage Pass promotion

HongKong, China, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Our popular Vantage Pass promotion returns for 2019, enabling Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon customers to enjoy one fabulous trip after another with great value Business and Premium Economy Class fares. Vantage Pass provides you the chance to take advantage of our extensive global network and frequent non-stop… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes TUI’s Winter 19 and Summer 2020 programme; adding a new long haul route to Cancun, Mexico from summer 2020

Doncaster, England, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today TUI UK, the UK’s largest holiday operator, has put on sale its recently announced Winter 19 and Summer 2020 programme from Doncaster Sheffield Airport.  It represents a major commitment by TUI to Doncaster Sheffield Airport with a new weekly long haul route to Cancun, Mexico from summer… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways expands its fleet with a brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by AM. Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President of Flight Operations (4th from left) together with airline’ pilots welcomed its brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The new ATR 72-600 was delivered from ATR manufacturer in Toulouse, France. This new-generation ATR-600 is… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to bring more travellers between India and Doha as the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019

Award-winning airline celebrates culture as a universal connection that brings people together  Qatar Airways currently operates 102 weekly flights between Doha and 13 destinations in India DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it is the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019, marking… Read the full press release

JetEscapes Holidays launches all-inclusive holiday options to Singapore

Pune, India, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With the onset of the New Year, JetEscapes Holidays from Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, has on offer all-inclusive holiday options to visit the island country of Singapore. With holiday options starting at INR 64,460, JetEscapes offers guests tailor-made travel experiences which include a Jet Airways… Read the full press release

Dulles International Airport welcomes new Sun Country Airlines’ nonstop, four times per week flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport

Fares starting as low as $69 each way launching in April Washington, D.C., 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) announced Tuesday that Sun Country Airlines will offer nonstop flights to Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP) beginning on April 25, 2019. The route will operate four times per week initially before… Read the full press release

oneworld retained its premier on-time status for the sixth consecutive year

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — oneworld® is the best alliance for on-time flights, according to FlightGlobal Incorporating FlightStats, the leading airline industry data services and solutions technology company, which ranks oneworld as the alliance with the most punctual airline operations in 2018 for the sixth year running. It means oneworld has retained this premier on-time… Read the full press release

Ryanair offers up to £30 off return flights across its European network on its massive Spring seat sale

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (8 Jan) launched a massive Spring seat sale, offering up to £30 off return flights across its European network, ensuring its customers enjoy spring getaways on the lowest fares. This amazing seat sale is available for travel from January to mid-May and can… Read the full press release

Norwegian upgrades passenger experience for long-haul customers with the introduction of inflight Wi-Fi

Airline begins rollout of Wi-Fi connectivity on Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and 737 MAX fleet Free Wi-Fi for full duration of long-haul flights and high-speed option fast enough to stream movies Rollout of Wi-Fi to be completed on more than 50 percent of Dreamliner fleet by 2020 LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is… Read the full press release

British Airways’ On Business programme 2018 data reveals some of its fastest growing travel routes for SMEs

Yearly growth included Santiago up 18% and Keflavik up 39% LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ —  The airline’s top 25 fastest growing routes include Santiago with 18% more bookings than 2017 – based on bookings through its SME loyalty programme On Business – suggesting SMEs are looking beyond traditional markets to do business. Equally… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines is the official airline partner of the Holiday Fair 2019 in Vienna

Austrian Airlines is the airline partner of the Holiday Fair in Vienna  Aircraft turbine selfie station, Jetshop and much more await visitors  Special trade fair offers bookable on site and online from January 10-13, 2019 VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s time again for the Holiday Fair in Vienna, luring thousands of visitors… Read the full press release