Qatar Executive takes delivery of two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets

The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group now operates 18 ultra-modern aircraft after adding one Gulfstream G650ER and one G500 to its fleet Qatar Executive to receive a further four new jets in 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is pleased to confirm delivery of two new state-of-the-art… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights, making it easier to reach more than 900 destinations worldwide SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members have more ways to experience the sights and sounds of Europe with award redemptions now available through Aer Lingus, marking the… Read the full press release

Vistara announces codeshare agreement with United Airlines

Codeshare agreement with Vistara opens up more than 20 destinations across India for United Airlines Reciprocal frequent flyer benefits for Club Vistara and United MileagePlus members New Delhi, India, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, today (18th June 2019) joined hands with one of the world’s largest carriers, United Airlines,… Read the full press release

Emirates adds seasonal fruits into its summer menus

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is refreshing its summer menus to incorporate seasonal fruits. With over 110 million meals served a year, Emirates chefs constantly create destination-inspired menus using fresh, seasonal ingredients that cater to a global palate. In the next two months, Emirates will launch a range of seasonal menu… Read the full press release

Emirates adds 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be expanding its services to Jeddah and Medina with an additional 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The flights will be operated between 27 July and 22 August to support the Hajj journey… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces eco-friendly paper straws on board

Eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced this month Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of June 1st, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free. The airline has been working on… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches new service to Memmingen/ Munich West from Suceava, Romania

THE FIRST LOW FARE CONNECTION FROM BUCOVINA REGION TO BAVARIA REGION BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — NEW ROUTE: SUCEAVA – MUNICH MEMMINGEN START DATE: 17 JUNE 2019 FREQUENCY: THREE TIMES PER WEEK ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS FARES FROM: RON 69* WIZZ NETWORK FROM ROMANIA: 146 ROUTES TO 20 COUNTRIES Wizz Air the largest low-cost airline… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks its 5th birthday in Riga

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe, is celebrating its 5th anniversary in Riga. Since WIZZ started operations from Riga, the airline has carried 3.2 million passengers onboard. Wizz Air’s presence has boosted tourism in the region, as Riga has seen an increase in guest nights… Read the full press release

Wizz Air starts two weekly service between Belgrade to Lyon

TWO WEEKLY FLIGHTS WITH FARES FROM ONLY €14.99* BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe, last week started a new low-fare service from its Serbian base in Belgrade to Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport in France. Lyon is the third French destination Wizz Air operates flights to from Belgrade, next… Read the full press release

flydubai becomes the first UAE national carrier to offer direct flights from Dubai to Naples

flydubai has inaugurated its new service to Naples, becoming the first UAE national carrier to offer direct flights from Dubai The new route is codeshared with Emirates and gives passengers access to more than 200 destinations worldwide on the combined network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai celebrated its inaugural service… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines acquires a new Airbus A320neo aircraft, its fleets’s hundredth aircraft

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The fleet of the largest private airline in Russia has been upgraded with one hundredth aircraft. S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, announces the acquisition of a new Airbus A320neo aircraft. The plane has become the hundredth aircraft in the airline’s fleet. The aircraft was transferred to S7 Airlines at the manufacturer’s factory in Hamburg. The new… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Norwegian’s new non-stop service to Bergen

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is expanding its Scandinavian network at Manchester Airport with the addition of a new non-stop service to Bergen. Passengers in Manchester and the North West will now be able to explore the Norwegian city of Bergen for less this winter with fares from £43.90 one way. The… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Frontier Airlines’ new non-stop routes from Cincinnati to Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New Orleans, and Sarasota

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-fare carrier, Frontier Airlines today (June 18, 2019) announces four new, non-stop routes from Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Miami International Airport (MIA), Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). To celebrate the launch of… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport celebrates inaugural Albawings service from Tirana to Stansted, London

Tirana, Albania, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On Sunday 16 June 2019, Tirana International Airport (TIA) held a ceremony to inaugurate a new route from the Albanian capital, Tirana, to Stansted, London. The new service will be operated by Albawings with three weekly flights, on Tuesdays, Thursday and Sundays. “We warmly welcome these new flights… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport welcomes the start of new Ural Airlines’ tourist charter flight between Moscow and Tirana

Tirana, Albania, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Tirana International Airport (TIA) held a ceremony on Tuesday, 18 June 2019, to celebrate the beginning of a new tourist charter flight between Moscow and Tirana. Some 221 tourists arrived from Russia on the first flight from Moscow, curious to see Albania and enjoy its sandy beaches. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo signs landmark order for five new Boeing 777 freighters

Three new freighter-only routes also revealed: Hanoi to Dallas, Chicago to Singapore and Singapore – Los Angeles – Mexico City The cargo carrier will grow to become the number one global carrier this year in both fleet and network Doha, Qatar, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has announced a significant new… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates new service between Doha and Davao, Philippines

Davao is the third destination in the Philippines on Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network Direct return services to Davao will operate once per week by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Davao, Philippines, touched down today (18 June 2019) at Davao… Read the full press release

British Airways to start new service to Croatian city of Split

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to raise anchor and take off for the Croatian city of Split – in time for the annual Yacht Week adventure. It’s the first time flights to Croatia have operated from London City Airport and British Airways will fly three flights a week through the peak summer months to September…. Read the full press release

Gatwick gains Gdansk gateway ─ thanks to Wizz Air

Wizz Air to commence flights to its fourth destination from Gatwick With these new flights, Gatwick becomes carrier’s third largest airport in UK in terms of weekly capacity Gatwick now offers 23 destinations in Central and Eastern Europe in S19 Gatwick, UK, 2019-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air has added its fourth destination… Read the full press release

SAS travelers can soon experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft, the Airbus A350

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — From January 2020, travelers can look forward to exploring the world in the most fuel-efficient and comfortable long haul aircraft, the Airbus A350. The new aircraft is a key investment and part of the extensive renewal of the SAS fleet, tailored to reduce emissions, and in line with… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines May 2019 passenger number rises by 2.8 percent year-on-year

Number of passengers rises by 2.8 percent year-on-year  Capacity utilization increases by 1.7 percentage points to 81.1 percent  Strongest passenger growth and offer increase in Munich  COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways selects Amadeus Altéa passenger service system (PSS) to enhance passenger experience

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways will shift its passenger service system (PSS) to Amadeus Altéa solutions which will include reservations, inventory, ticketing and departure control capabilities. The new system will help the airline enhance passenger experience by delivering more consistent and personalized customer services, and improve operational efficiency. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo starts handling pharmaceutical cargo at a new purpose-built facility in Chicago

Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago Pharma Corridors programme extended to 20 stations globally Dubai hub receives successful GDP re-certification Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Reinforcing its position as the global market leader for the air transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals, Emirates SkyCargo has significantly boosted its worldwide pharma handling… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways’ frequent flyer program launches the “Points Travel Sale” campaign

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Flyer Bonus, a frequent flyer program of Bangkok Airways launches the “Points Travel Sale” campaign, offering KTC-BANGKOK AIRWAYS credit card members a chance to redeem air tickets using only 50% of the normal flight awards redemption rates. The offer is valid for one-way or round-trip tickets on Bangkok… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes IndiGo’s new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi

Flags off new daily direct flights connecting Abu Dhabi with Delhi and Mumbai Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi yesterday. IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai… Read the full press release

Ryanair to acquire Malta Air

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair Holdings, Europe’s largest airline group, today (11th June) announced it has agreed to purchase Malta Air, a Maltese start up airline, into which Ryanair will move and grow its Malta based fleet of 6 B737 aircraft. This investment in Malta Air will allow Ryanair to grow its already… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes TAP Air Portugal’s nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco

With 71 New Jet Deliveries Planned Through 2025, TAP’s Fleet Reaches 100 Aircraft for the First Time as the Airline Adds New Routes this Month from SFO, Chicago O’Hare and Washington-Dulles SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal introduces five weekly nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco International Airport… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces the appointment of Nathaniel Pieper as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances

Pieper will serve as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today (June 11, 2019) announced that Nathaniel Pieper will join the company Aug. 1 as senior vice president of fleet, finance and alliances. With more than 20 years in the airline industry, Pieper brings a wealth of aviation… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates new service between Dubai and Sochi

flydubai becomes the first GCC-based airline to offer direct flights to Sochi Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has inaugurated its new service from Dubai to Sochi. flydubai flight FZ985 arrived at Sochi International Airport (AER) on 07 June and was met with a traditional water cannon salute and a welcome… Read the full press release

Wizz Air allocates sixth aircraft to its Vienna base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and one of the leading low-cost carriers in Austria, announced today (JUN 4, 2019) the allocation of a sixth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet in the middle of December, enabling the start of six new long-awaited… Read the full press release