Vienna Airport’s summer flight schedule takes effect on March 31, 2019

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Canada, China, Marocco, Greece and many more popular holiday destinations will be even more accessible in the future from Vienna The summer flight schedule at Vienna Airport takes effect on Sunday, March 31, 2019. New long-haul routes will be served by Austrian Airlines to Montreal, Air Canada to… Read the full press release

Emirates prepares for busy spring break weekend to and from Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates anticipates high passenger traffic this spring break weekend with visitors travelling to and from Dubai. The busiest time for departures in Terminal 3 will be on Friday 29th March with more than 42,000 passengers travelling abroad. Customers are reminded to arrive at the airport at least… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport to start new summer timetable on 31 March 2019

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The new summer timetable at Zurich Airport will take effect with the switch to summer time on Sunday, 31 March 2019. It will remain in force until Saturday, 26 October 2019. Tour operating hours and observation deck opening hours have also been updated for the upcoming season. Swiss… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new service between Leipzig/Halle Airport and Kiev Zhuliany Airport from 5 July

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the leading low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, will be running flights between Leipzig/Halle Airport and Kiev Zhuliany Airport from 5 July. This means that there will be non-stop flights between the two twin cities of Leipzig and Kiev for the first time since German… Read the full press release

Athens Airport becomes the first airport in Europe to trial facial biometrics solution, SITA Smart Path

Greece’s largest airport becomes Europe’s first to use biometric identity at security. Athens, Greece, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying with Aegean Airlines from Athens International Airport are being offered a faster, more efficient journey through the airport by merely scanning their face at check-in and at security points. Athens Airport has become the… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new service from Kyiv to Leipzig in Germany

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and a leading low-cost carrier in Ukraine, is pleased to announce today (MAR 26, 2019) a new service from Kyiv to Leipzig in Germany. Leipzig is also a new destination in the WIZZ network available only from Kyiv for now. The first flight to this new station commences on 5 July. With this new service operating… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport adds three completely new destinations to its new summer timetable

Three completely new destinations and more choice on ten other routes // Swimming breaks in Spain, Greece, Turkey and Egypt remain most popular Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The new summer timetable enters operation at Hamburg Airport on 31 March 2019. It is valid until 26 October 2019. Around 70 airlines are flying… Read the full press release

British Airways brought together a special flight crewed entirely by mothers and their children to mark Mother’s Day

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of Mother’s Day (March 31), British Airways brought together a special flight that was crewed entirely by mothers and their children.  Although they all work for the airline, the group of cabin crew are more familiar with passing their mums somewhere in the skies rather than working… Read the full press release

Amadeus announces new content distribution agreement with SereneAir

MADRID, Spain, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As Pakistan’s premium airline, SereneAir is on a mission to rejuvenate the domestic flying experience. With our advanced technology, expansive destinations, eclectic cuisine, and top notch service, SereneAir aims to provide an aviation experience like never before. A large part of fulfilling this aim will be a… Read the full press release

Qantas adds more flights and larger aircraft along with a special ‘Back Your Team’ sale to mark the start of the 2019 footy season

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark the start of the 2019 footy season, Qantas has added more flights and larger aircraft along with a special ‘Back Your Team’ sale for footy fans to get to Melbourne over Grand Final weekend in September. The national carrier has today (25TH MARCH 2019) added six… Read the full press release

Qantas celebrates first anniversary of Perth to London service

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boosting tourism, breaking speed records and supporting more than $100 million in visitor spending in WA are some of the results from 12 months of the history-making Perth to London flight. Visiting Western Australia to mark the first anniversary of the service – which remains the only direct… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines and OMV ReOil partner to recycle disposable cups into synthetic crude

Since January 2019 OMV has been processing Austrian Airlines plastic cups in the OMV ReOil® pilot plant  OMV produces new fuels and plastics from used plastic cups  The idea of recycling the cups is an initiative of the Austrian Airlines “Fly greener” team  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The OMV ReOil® pilot plant… Read the full press release

O. R. Tambo International Airport implements new rules for checking in bags of irregular shape and size

KEMPTON PARK, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — New rules for checking in bags of irregular shape and size will be applied at O. R. Tambo International Airport from today (25 March 2019). The new rules are aimed at preventing blockages and breakdowns in the baggage handling system caused by bags that do not… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines started direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Nizhny Novgorod

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, on May 20, 2019 started direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Nizhny Novgorod. Tickets are already available. Flights will be operated on Mondays and Fridays. Departure from the Tolmachevo Airport is at 22:30, arrival in Nizhny Novgorod is at 22:45 local time. The return flight departs at 23:35 and arrives in Novosibirsk at 07:20 the… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways provides enhanced safety training to flight attendants with latest VR technology developed by NEC Corporation

Airline maintains its technological leadership with latest initiative. ANA incorporates advanced technological solutions developed by NEC to continue setting the standard for in-flight service. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has begun using the latest virtual reality (VR) technology developed… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands its fleet with Airbus A380 aircraft

Ceremony held in Toulouse, France to commemorate the occasion. The latest addition to ANA’s fleet solidifies the airline’s partnership with Airbus. TOULOUSE, FRANCE, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, has received the first of its three Airbus A380 aircraft. ANA and Airbus… Read the full press release

Emirates announces four additional flights a week; introduces First Class experience on the additional flights

Seasonal increase from 14 June 2019 until 04 August 2019 JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (25 March 2019) announced a seasonal increase to its existing daily service to Durban, with four additional flights a week, effective from 14 June to 04 August 2019. This is in response to growing demand… Read the full press release

Executive Club members have the chance to collect 100% bonus Avios to celebrate British Airways’ 100th year celebration

Promotion applies across all routes and cabins Members who book and complete six qualifying flights also receive a bonus 2,019 Avios LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In its centenary year, British Airways is running a promotion giving its Executive Club Members the chance to collect 100 per cent more (double) Avios when they… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines embarks on several enhancements to its in-flight offerings

SIA will be the first airline to offer worldwide pre-ordering of meals for Premium Economy Class Parents of young flyers will be able to pre-order meals from three different cuisine types as part of the enhanced Child Meal programme  Menu choices for Indian Vegetarian and Muslim meals will be enhanced and rotated more frequently for… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces enhanced focus on environmentally responsible practices on board

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines is contributing more to greener skies by further reducing food wastage on board, cutting back on the use of plastics for in-flight items and increasing the use of sustainable ingredients in in-flight meals. “We are proud to have embarked on a new era of greater sustainability, with… Read the full press release

TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This Tuesday, TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States. For the first time, Uncle Sam saw the landing – with passengers – of the world’s latest aviation darling in one of its airports. Named ‘Nuno Gonçalves’ and with the registration plate… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes new Austrian airline Laudamotion service to Vienna, starting in Winter 2019

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian airline Laudamotion is to become the latest airline to operate from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, having today (20th March 2019) announced plans to commence a twice-weekly service from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to Vienna, starting in Winter 2019. Flights will commence on 28th October 2019 operating at… Read the full press release

British Airways launches six-per-week service from Gatwick to Milan starting September 1, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers will soon be able to reach the metropolis of Milan from Gatwick with a year-round British Airways route to Milan Bergamo.  The six-per-week service launches on September 1, 2019 with bookings available on BA.com from today (March 19, 2019). Bergamo Airport is conveniently nestled between some of… Read the full press release

British Airways’ fourth and final aircraft in a heritage livery has touched down at Heathrow

A Boeing 747 in the Negus design touched down at Heathrow this morning This is the fourth British Airways aircraft in a heritage livery to enter service following a British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) liveried Boeing 747, a British European Airways (BEA) Airbus 319 and a British Airways Landor 747, which are already in the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrated the arrival of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900

Arrival of Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse takes airline to historic high and will support growth into new markets and new destinations DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today (20 March 2019) celebrated the arrival of its 250th aircraft, an Airbus A350-900 from Toulouse, France, the latest addition to the group’s growing fleet… Read the full press release

Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe this summer

Several times a week to Strasbourg and Rostock Mediterranean focus: from Alicante to Tivat COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — During this year´s summer timetable Lufthansa launches seven new destinations in Germany and Europe. There are several weekly flights to Strasbourg and Rostock for the first time, and the offer is being extended to… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group employees fly CO2 neutral on business trips

Conversion to CO2-neutral vehicles on the ground by 2030 Expansion of help alliance projects and corporate volunteering COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is setting new accents for the environment and society. With three measures, the company underpins its goal of consolidating its leading position in the aviation industry in the… Read the full press release

Emirates increases service between Dubai and Cairo

Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced it will increase the frequency of flights between Dubai and Cairo, adding four additional flights a week to its existing thrice-daily service, starting 28 October, 2019. The four new flights operating on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday, will take the total number of weekly… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes EL AL Israel Airlines’ new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and its newest air carrier partner, EL AL Israel Airlines, announced today (03/19/2019) new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport (TLV) beginning in March 2020. This is the first nonstop service… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards rolls out limited time offer for all Skywards members to boost their Miles

Skywards members can earn up to 4X Miles on Emirates and flydubai through special offer in March Members also stand to win a million miles by donating to the Emirates Airline Foundation Dubai, U.A.E., 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, is rolling out a new limited… Read the full press release