Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s expansion developments at its Bristol base

More aircraft, routes and passengers take off easyJet will position a 17th aircraft at its Bristol base from summer 2019 Brand new routes to Milan and Brindisi in Italy and Biarritz in France will launch in July easyJet will add a second daily flight between Bristol and Paris to allow day trips for business travellers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognized for its outstanding onboard hospitality, passenger experience and charitable initiatives

Airline took home numerous awards from three prestigious ceremonies held in Hamburg during the month of April, including ‘Trendsetter of the Year’, ‘Best Charitable Initiatives’, ‘Best Onboard Catering Innovation’ and ‘Best Onboard Snacks’   DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating a successful month of April with a host of… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport served nearly 2 million passengers in March 2019; a 1.9% increase from March 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In March 2019, Brussels Airport welcomed just under 2 million passengers, i.e. a 1.9% rise, up from March 2018. If it had not been for the repeated strike action by the air traffic controllers, the rise could have been even bigger. The cargo segment at Brussels Airport saw… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways teams up with QADCO to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company with fresh produce

Qatarat Agricultural Development Company (QADCO) to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) with fresh produce to be served on board Qatar Airways flights and at its Doha Hub Lounges The airline is proud to support the “Made in Qatar” initiative by purchasing fresh produce from QADCO DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

dnata’s voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by PAX International readers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s catering team has been voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by readers of PAX International, the leading publication for airline industry executives. The coveted PAX International Readership Award was presented in Hamburg during the annual World Travel Catering Expo. “We are honoured to be recognised by our… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport celebrated Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to Maui

East Bay airport expands service to Hawaii, offers 4 days park free – $96 Value Oakland, CA, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport is celebrating another first today (April 8, 2019) following Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to Maui on Sunday. The Airport and Airline celebrated with a Hawaii-inspired send-off at Oakland International Airport, complete… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport served 2,421,744 million passengers in March, an increase of 1.2% compared to last year

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In March, 2,421,744 million passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 1.2% compared to last year. The number of local passengers was 1,666,351 in March 2019, which is no change compared to March 2018. The transfer rate is at 31.0% in the month under review… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes the return of United Airlines’ nonstop flights to New York

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines has resumed nonstop flights between Shannon and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, for the summer season.  The service will operate daily until October 26, 2019 (westbound). “We are delighted to operate this nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark again this summer,” said… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches new route linking Phu Quoc and Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (April 09, 2019) in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Phu Quoc and Hong Kong – one of the most well-known destinations in Asia and its operation plan for the Hong Kong market. Attending the announcement in Hong Kong were… Read the full press release

London Gatwick reveals ten new routes and this summer’s travelling trends of UK holidaymakers

Ten brand new routes set to start from Gatwick this summer season, plus airport reveals the summer destinations most desired by UK passengers Nearly 17 million passenger seats departing from Gatwick this summer Meanwhile, this Easter weekend, half a million passengers (550,000) will be travelling through Gatwick (+5.1% on 2018) LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel… Read the full press release

SAS HAS BEEN CO2 OFFSETTING 1.5 MILLION YOUTH TICKETS

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the past year, SAS has been CO2 offsetting all Youth Tickets, amounting to a total of almost 1.5 million tickets, an increase of five percent. The initiative is part of SAS’ ambition to promote more sustainable travel. A year ago, SAS became first airline to include CO2… Read the full press release

British Airways brings together its four heritage liveried aircraft to mark its centenary this year

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has, for the first time today (April 9, 2019), brought together its four heritage liveried aircraft which were repainted to mark the airline’s centenary this year, alongside an A319 in the current Chatham Dockyard livery, to capture a rare image of some of the airline’s most… Read the full press release

CDA will again offer flights to Veterans for the 12th season of Honor Flight Chicago

Chicago, IL, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced it will once again welcome military veterans from the Chicago area to Midway International Airport for day-trips to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Monuments.  For the first time, the 12th season of Honor Flight Chicago (HFC) will include Vietnam War… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways reveals new line of luxurious amenity kits for First Class and Business Class cabins

First Class female kit transforms into contemporary cross-body bag The airline’s First and Business Class passengers to receive kits on long-haul and ultra-long-haul day and night flights DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to reveal its new line of luxurious amenity kits for passengers in its First Class and… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes new airline LEVEL — now flying to Vienna six times per week

Six flights per week to the Austrian capital / tickets from EUR 27.99 one way Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new airline celebrated its inaugural flight from Hamburg Airport yesterday evening: LEVEL (Anisec). The low-cost brand of International Airlines Group (IAG) is now flying to Vienna six times per week — every… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes Ryanair’s inaugural flights from Hamburg to Zadar and Kraków

Two new destinations extend Hamburg Airport’s route network Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the start of the 2019 summer timetable, Ryanair is adding two new destinations that, until now, have not been served with direct flights from Hamburg Airport. Yesterday, the airline celebrated its inaugural flight to Zadar on Croatia’s Adriatic coast…. Read the full press release

Bahrain International Airport welcomed the inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur, India

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), welcomed the arrival of the inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur, India to Bahrain, following the commencement of a new service. As the first direct route from Kunnur to Bahrain, it opens up… Read the full press release

British Airways awarded ‘Autism Friendly Award’; becomes the only autism-friendly airline in the UK

British Airways awarded prestigious ‘Autism Friendly Award’ by National Autistic Society, becoming the only autism-friendly airline in the UK Airline continues substantial investment in accessibility training for all customer service staff More enhancements to come for customers with hidden and visible disabilities during British Airways’ centenary year LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Wins Six TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019

Qatar Airways takes home World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’ The Travellers’ Choice awards are the most respected awards given by TripAdvisor and are based on honest reviews by travellers DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways hosts a variety of awareness-raising activities in support of Autism Awareness Month

National carrier of the State of Qatar hosts a variety of awareness-raising activities for the third consecutive year in partnership with Hamad Medical Corporation to support passengers with autism DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will host a series of special events to take place… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways awarded the PAX International Readership award for ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’

The National Carrier of the State of Qatar recognised as an industry leader for its outstanding passenger experience, duty free and food service offerings DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been awarded the PAX International Readership award for ‘Best Cabin Interior Passenger Experience’ at an awards ceremony that took place… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong

Eastbound expansion of Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa Cargo’s joint business agreement brings Europe closer to Hong Kong Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers of Cathay Pacific’s cargo division and Lufthansa Cargo are now enjoying the advantages of the recent expansion of the carriers’ joint business agreement (JBA), which has seen the start… Read the full press release

Southwest Cargo introduces new shipping options

Carrier’s Award-Winning Cargo Team Showcases New Shipping Options DALLAS, TX, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co.(NYSE: LUV) Cargo Team today (Apr 2, 2019) revealed a refreshed product menu built to meet the ever-changing needs of air cargo Customers. The revamped menu provides Customers with new options including a brand new product for your… Read the full press release

Qantas launches the first direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin

Adelaide/Darwin, Australia, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is today (3RD APRIL 2019) launching the first direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin to meet growing demand from travellers to the Red Centre. The direct flights to Ayers Rock Airport will operate twice per week from both cities (on Wednesdays and Saturdays)… Read the full press release

Qantas Freight adds two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft to its fleet

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Freight has announced it will lease two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft, offering greater capacity and improved efficiency for its global freight customers. The next-generation freighters will replace the current two Boeing 747-400F that are currently operated on Qantas’ behalf by Atlas Air and will be painted in… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air join forces for a star-rated flight cuisine

Fuzhou, China, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For better engagement of internationalisation, Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air are working together for star-rated flight cuisine. In the second quarter of 2019, the first-class cabin menu of Xiamen Air intercontinental airlines is being dedicatedly designed by the executive chef of Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou together with the… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Norwegian Air Shuttle mark the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay

Airport Offers Free Parking this Summer for Passengers Flying Nonstop to Europe Oakland, CA., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) joins Norwegian Air Shuttle in celebrating the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay. The milestone coincides with the resumption of seasonal service to Stockholm, Sweden, which resumed Monday, April 1, at OAK. Seasonal… Read the full press release

Silver Airways resumes daily nonstop service between Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport for the peak summer season

Route offers convenient connections to more than 75 destinations across the U.S. and beyond, including 27 airports in the northeast corridor, Florida and Caribbean with codeshare partner JetBlue Fares from $89* Available at SilverAirways.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways is returning to Bar Harbor, Maine for the peak summer season with daily… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Flybe’s new route from Cornwall Airport Newquay

Year-round service features four flights a day, seven days a week 2019 Summer schedule opens up global connections from Heathrow Secretary of State celebrates with leading members of Cornish business community Flybe now operating 10 routes in total from Cornwall Airport Newquay LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has this weekend (Sunday… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Air China’s thrice weekly service to Chengdu

Heathrow welcomes new services to Chengdu, the 12th Chinese route on the airport’s network  New report shows  £7.3 billion worth of exports went through Heathrow to China in 2018 – a 135% increase from previous year Heathrow data also reveals the value of top exports to China in 2018 – including over £100 million worth… Read the full press release