Qatar Airways inaugurates service from Doha to Da Nang, Vietnam

Four-times weekly flights to Da Nang will be operated by a Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft Da Nang is the third Vietnamese destination on Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network as Qatar and Vietnam celebrate 25 years of diplomatic relations DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Da… Read the full press release

British Airways to start three flights a week service to Croatian city of Split from London City Airport from June

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers will be able to fly to the Croatian city of Split from London City Airport for the very first time next year when British Airways launches it latest new holiday route. The airline will start operating three flights a week to the popular Dalmatian Coast sunspot in June through… Read the full press release

Emirates and South African Airways expand codeshare agreement

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and South African Airways (SAA), the South African flag carrier, are expanding their strategic cooperation with enhancements to its codeshare agreement, opening up new destinations for both Emirates and SAA customers. Pending governmental approval, SAA and Emirates have signed an enhanced… Read the full press release

Virgin Australia to commence flights to Bali daytime services together with competitive fares; a winning combination for Territorians

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Virgin Australia has delivered just what Darwin International Airport wanted for Territorians this festive season, with the announcement of a new three times weekly, seasonal service to Denpasar, Bali starting next April. Darwin, Australia, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — CEO NT Airports, Ian Kew said: “Following the reduction in services on the Darwin to… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate the popular double decker A380 aircraft between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (17 DECEMBER 2018) announced it will introduce a daily A380 service for a temporary period between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019.  It will be the first time the popular double decker aircraft will operate on a scheduled basis to Scotland. The larger capacity… Read the full press release

dnata expands operations and production in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its inflight catering and inflight retail services

25 additional employees, production growth of 15%, innovative technology solutions Prague, Czech Republic, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been expanding its operations and productio­­n in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its quality inflight catering and inflight retail services.  Operating a… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Adelaide

Aircraft feature new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products First SIA aircraft with Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system Singapore, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 December 2018) welcomed the entry into service of its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft as it made its inaugural flight from Singapore to… Read the full press release

Oman Air expands its fleet with a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has taken delivery of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner that it has on order for 2018. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion. The wide-body Boeing 787-9 is… Read the full press release

flydubai announces new service to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy starting June 2019

Dubai-based carrier to operate daily flights to Budapest and up to five flights a week to Naples Flights to Naples will start on 04 June 2019 with flights to Budapest starting on 27 June 2019 flydubai becomes the first UAE carrier to offer direct flights to Naples Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new service from Heathrow to Islamabad, Pakistan from June 2, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (December 18, 2018) announced that it will fly from Heathrow to Islamabad, the capital city of Pakistan, from June 2, 2019. Tickets are on sale from today. The route will launch as a three-per-week service, operated on a three-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner – British Airways’ newest long-haul… Read the full press release

HIAA welcomes American Airlines’ reintroduction of seasonal service to Philadelphia and new seasonal service to New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Reintroduces Seasonal Service to Philadelphia & Announces New Seasonal Service to New York LaGuardia Nova Scotia, Canada, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Next year, travellers from Halifax Stanfield International Airport can once again take to the skies on American Airlines. Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA) is pleased to announce that American Airlines is reinstating seasonal… Read the full press release

ANA’s first A380 exits the Airbus Paintshop with special “Honu” livery meant to bring good luck and prosperity

HAMBURG, GERMANY, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is proud to announce that its first Airbus A380 has rolled out of the Airbus Paintshop in Hamburg, Germany. The new plane is Japan’s first Airbus A380 and sports a Hawaiian green sea turtle,… Read the full press release

SFO: TAP Air Portugal to fly five weekly nonstop round-trips between San Francisco and Lisbon from June 2019

Flag carrier of Portugal makes SFO its only West Coast gateway SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal will fly five weekly nonstop round-trips, year-round, between San Francisco and Lisbon from June next year.   San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will become the airline’s eighth North American gateway and the only… Read the full press release

SalamAir of Oman partners with Swissport for hub handling at Muscat International Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SalamAir of Oman has signed a five-year contract with Swissport for hub handling at Muscat International Airport. As of 1 January 2019, the Swiss Aviation Services company, global market leader of airport ground services and cargo handling, will provide the Omani carrier with a full range of services,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces a curated collection of three Four Seasons Private Jet itineraries set to take flight in 2020

The new line-up includes three of the most coveted Four Seasons Private Jet Itineraries Toronto, Canada, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces a curated collection of three Four Seasons Private Jet itineraries set to take flight in 2020. Featuring the trip of a lifetime to Rwanda and the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces new two-times-weekly service to Komatsu, Japan next spring

Cathay Pacific expands its Japan network with new route to Ishikawa Prefecture from April 2019 HongKong, China, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is introducing a new scheduled seasonal service to Komatsu next spring, making the beautiful natural landscapes and rich cultural attractions of Japan’s Ishikawa Prefecture more easily accessible to travellers. The new… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines invites guests and employees to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21

Guests and employees invited to celebrate National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day on Friday, Dec. 21 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of National Ugly Holiday Sweater Day, Alaska Airlines guests who wear their festive holiday sweaters to the airport on Friday, Dec. 21 can board their flight early. The one-day promotion will be celebrated by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden

Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje, and St. Petersburg launched in 2017-2018 Qatar Airways’ new five-times weekly route to be operated by a Boeing B787 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today ( 12 December 2018)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases frequency to preferred European destinations this winter

Passengers to enjoy greater choice of flight options with aircraft upgrades to Manchester, Stockholm and Helsinki  Weekly flights to Gatwick, London, increase with 16 direct flights now available for passengers to choose from DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will fly a greater number of passengers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces the draw results for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™

Airline is the Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA until 2022 Qatar Airways flies three times per day to Paris and five times weekly to Nice DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was pleased to be a part of the exciting draw for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup™, which… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the holiday period with Christmas dinners, festive films and mince pies

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is gearing up for the great Christmas getaway as it prepares to carry over half a million customers over the festive period, with the most popular long-haul destination being New York and the most popular short-haul route being Geneva. New York is also set to be… Read the full press release

British Airways adds selection of Christmas treats to its inflight entertainment system

British Airways lays on festive entertainment with up to 40 new Christmas films, TV show episodes and audio available Popular favourites including Elf and The Holiday feature LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — To help customers get in the festive spirit at 38,000 feet British Airways has added a selection of Christmas treats to… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline ‘flynas’ announce codeshare partnership

Extended connectivity between India and Saudi Arabia Domestic network access beyond gateway cities both in India and Saudi Arabia Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service, international airline, and ‘flynas’, Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline, have entered into an extensive codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between India and… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today (10TH DECEMBER 2018 ) announced it will launch direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure travellers. QantasLink’s flights will be the first-ever regular passenger services between Bendigo and Sydney, and the first commercial services from Bendigo in… Read the full press release

Heathrow pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues

Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues News comes as Heathrow welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period Announcement follows the launch of the Living Wage roadmap which ensures direct suppliers guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

dnata completes the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering

Dubai/New York, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, today (11 December 2018) announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows dnata to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5, 18 months since it opened. Reminiscent of a luxury hotel lobby, The First Wing features dedicated security lanes granting customers direct access to British Airways’ prestigious First… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces its first gateway to Malta

New direct services to the Maltese capital to begin 4 June 2019 Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje and many more launched in 2017-2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air recognized as the best low-cost airline and passengers’ most preferred choice in Bulgaria

WIZZ AIR WON TWO SKY AWARDS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN BULGARIA IN 2018 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Bulgaria’s leading carrier and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, was recognized as the best low-cost airline in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious awards were won… Read the full press release

flydubai starts flights to Chittagong, Bangladesh

Dubai-based carrier flydubai will operate daily flights to Chittagong Flights will operate from 20 January 2019 Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (December 9, 2018) has announced the start of flights to Chittagong in Bangladesh. The relaunched service will begin on 20 January 2019 with daily flights. Commenting on the recommencement… Read the full press release