Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated unsurpassed speed in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco faster than any other ultralong-range aircraft

Feat Brings G650ER/G650 Record Total Above 85 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (February 19, 2019) announced its ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated its performance prowess in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco — a distance of 7,475 nautical miles/13,843 kilometers — faster than any other ultralong-range… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes LOT’s new twice daily, twelve times a week service to Budapest

New route by LOT Polish Airlines takes passengers right into the heart of London. London, UK, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — From today (18 February 2019), LOT now flies directly from Budapest to London City (LCY) twice daily, twelve times a week. To operate this special route, LOT acquired four brand-new Embraer 190 jets, joining… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport served 827,733 passengers in January, a 2.0 percent increase from January 2018

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 827,733 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in January, a 2.0 percent increase from January 2018. Passenger boardings were up 2.0 percent, with a total of 413,777 boarded. For the year to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces new daily nonstop service to El Paso from Seattle and San Diego

West Texas city becomes airline’s 90th nonstop destination from Sea-Tac Airport SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines launched daily nonstop service today (Feb. 19, 2019) between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and El Paso International Airport, along with daily nonstop service between El Paso and San Diego International Airport. El Paso is a new destination for Alaska, and becomes the 90th nonstop destination… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways announces series of comprehensive enhancements to improve passenger comfort and satisfaction

Enhancements will bring new options to in-flight meals and amenities. ANA aims to solidify its global appeal in 2019 and beyond. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, will be undergoing a series of comprehensive enhancements designed to improve passenger comfort and satisfaction on all… Read the full press release

SilkAir announces new, four weekly, non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea

Singapore, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will launch non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city, this year. Commencing from 1 May 2019, SilkAir will operate four weekly flights to Busan. The launch of Busan flights will mark a milestone for SilkAir as it adds… Read the full press release

flydubai will boost its services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 12 new flights per week

Five weekly flights to Hofuf will start from 16 March 2019, along with an additional daily flight to Riyadh Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced today (February 18, 2019) that it will boost its services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 12 new flights per week. An… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches two new services from Castellón to Budapest and Katowice

4 NEW FLIGHTS ADDED TO THE WIZZ’S WEEKLY SCHEDULE BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in CEE, celebrates the announcement of two new services from Castellón to Budapest and Katowice. The new low fare routes provide countless opportunities for leisure and business travellers to plan… Read the full press release

LOT Polish Airlines’ brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT Polish Airlines made history this morning (2019.02.18), as its brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport. The service will commute six days a week, on a total of twelve occasions (morning-evening) between the Hungarian capital and the financial… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new three-times-a-day service to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers at London’s Munich Cricket Club joined in a traditional Bavarian toast to the newest British Airways’ route to launch from London City Airport. Cabin crew members James Carlton and Cyntia Matyokova visited the famous bierkeller and kitchen in Victoria to celebrate the new three-times-a-day British Airways flights… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Norwegian Air’s new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare to Barcelona

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and Norwegian Air today ( 02/15/2019) announced new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) just in time for the busy summer travel season. This new service from O’Hare begins on June 7, 2019 and will operate four times weekly until October 26, 2019, by… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its London winter 2019 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (14 Feb) launched its London winter 2019 schedule, with 154 routes in total, including 2 new routes from Luton to Krakow and from Southend to Venice Treviso, which will help deliver 26m customers p.a. through Ryanair’s 4 London airports this year, as it… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines marks 10th anniversary of Historic First All-Female, African-American Flight Crew

ATLANTA, Georgia, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines this week commemorated the ten year anniversary of its flight that made history as our nation’s first commercial revenue flight operated by an all-female, African-American crew. On February 12, 2009, Captain Rachelle Jones Kerr, First Officer Stephanie Grant and Flight Attendants Diana Galloway and Robin Rogers… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces new service from Eastern Iowa Airport to Nashville International Airport from May 17, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (February 12, 2019) announces service from Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) beginning May 17, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way. “We’re very excited to announce this brand… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport’s take-off and landing procedures to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the coming months, the take-off and landing procedures at Zurich Airport are to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods. As a result, the conventional “VOR Trasadingen” navigation system will be gradually decommissioned until February 2020. The conventional aviation navigation system VOR (Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Range)… Read the full press release

Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina to create first class menu for ANA’s A380’s inaugural Tokyo to Honolulu route

Consecutive Two Glass Wine Spectator Awards complement culinary accolades Hawaii, Oahu, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling first class on All Nippon Airways (ANA)’s first Airbus A380 will discover the flavours of southern Italy in a menu expressly developed for the occasion by Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at… Read the full press release

Emirates signed agreement with Airbus for 40 A330-900 and 30 A350-900 aircrafts

Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates airline today announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, in a heads of… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new daily service connecting Phnom Penh and Bangkok

Route to meet growing passenger demand and facilitate seamless travel between capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand; tourism from Southeast Asian countries vital to Cambodia’s economy Daily service between Bangkok and Phnom Penh to offer enhanced connectivity to Emirates’ global network and routes served by codeshare partners Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Star Alliance announces partnership with Skyscanner

Refresh of staralliance.com features new look and improved functionality for customers Frankfurt, Germany, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view airfares and book them directly with its member… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Novosibirsk to Astana on May 28, 2019

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is starting direct flights from Novosibirsk to Astana on May 28, 2019. Tickets are already available. Flights will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Departure from Tolmachevo Airport is at 15:35, and arrival in Astana is at 16:35 local time. The return flight departs at 17:25 and arrives in Novosibirsk at 20:20. Flights will be operated on modern… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service to Charleston from Columbus, Ohio beginning June 7, 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant today (2/12/2019) announces new nonstop service to Charleston International Airport (CHS) from Columbus, Ohio beginning June 7, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way. “We’re excited to grow once again in Charleston,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant… Read the full press release

Emirates marks 20 years of operations in Pakistan’s most populous cities, Lahore and Islamabad

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has marked 20 years of successful operations in Lahore and Islamabad, two of Pakistan’s most populous cities. The award-winning airline has recorded solid year-on-year growth in Lahore and Islamabad over the years, carrying more than 8.4 million passengers on both routes in the last two decades. Emirates’… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo operates nine special flower charters covering five continents to meet additional demand for Valentine’s Day

Air cargo carrier operates nine special flower charters covering five continents in February to meet additional demand First direct flowers charters for Emirates SkyCargo from Nairobi to Sydney and from Quito to Los Angeles Over 50,000 tonnes of flowers exported by carrier in 2018 making an important economic contribution to local economies Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-13… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces nonstop daily service from Charlotte to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — More North Carolina nonstops? Sure thing!  Spirit Airlines is proud to announce it will soon serve its fourth destination in the Tar Heel State, Charlotte!  Beginning June 20, 2019, Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) will begin nonstop daily service from Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale,… Read the full press release

Qantas has today released an ultra-premium credit card that appeals to its growing group of high spending members

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today ( 12TH FEBRUARY 2019) released an ultra-premium credit card that offers Qantas First Class Lounge access, Status Credits, flight discounts and enough Qantas Points for a business class flight from Sydney to London[i] (opens in new window) upon sign up. The Qantas Premier Titanium Mastercard® also offers the… Read the full press release

Silver Airways presents its proposed plans to start daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport on May 17, 2019

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways today (February 11, 2019) presented the Okaloosa County Aviation Board with its proposed plans to start daily nonstop service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Destin-Fort Walton Beach Airport (VPS) located at Eglin Air Force Base on May 17, 2019. Silver plans to announce its daily flight… Read the full press release

SilkAir to upgrade Business Class seats on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet with Thompson Aero Seating

Singapore, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional wing, SilkAir, has selected Thompson Aero Seating for the upgrade of Business Class seats on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. The upgrades are a part of a significant investment programme that will eventually see SilkAir merged into SIA. The upgrades will commence in May… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces a specially crafted Valentine’s Day offer

Mumbai, India, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, today (Feb 11, 2019) announced a specially crafted Valentine’s Day offer that will allow the airline’s guests to gift their loved one an unforgettable memory at 35,000 feet! As part of the offer, guests can pre-book their special gift from JetBoutique… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Aeroméxico announces codeshare agreement

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroméxico, Mexico’s global airline, continues to implement its expansion strategy to offer customers new cities and horizons to increasingly distant destinations. On this occasion, Aeroméxico will start to work with its partner Japan Airlines on the operation and marketing of service to more than 20 cities in Japan… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines customers now can book tickets for flights 360 days ahead

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will be changing the reservation start date for international flights from the conventional 330 days to 360 days prior to departure. As inbound demand from overseas countries has been on the rise every year, this new rule enables customers to book and issue tickets for… Read the full press release