Lufthansa names its first Airbus A321neo “Aachen”

An Airbus named Aachen: First Lufthansa Airbus A321neo christened by Minister-President Armin Laschet New flying ambassador for the European city The Lufthansa Group is investing continuously in the modernization of its fleet  Spohr: Innovation requires investment – policy makers are called on to create framework COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The name of… Read the full press release

WizzAir to add another Airbus A321neo aircraft at its Budapest base

NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART AIRCRAFT AND 3 NEW ROUTES LAND IN BUDAPEST BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — WizzAir, the largest airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Europe’s greenest* airline has today (SEP 10, 2019) announced the arrival another state-of-the-art Airbus A321neo aircraft at its base in Budapest in June 2020 and the launch of three new routes… Read the full press release

Wizz Air orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air” or “the Company”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today (JUN 19, 2019) that, as part of the Indigo Partners deal, it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus S.A.S. (“Airbus”) relating to exercising a part of… 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

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

Airbus to participate in the Critical Communications World exhibition, Kuala Lumpur

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbus, a leading provider of secure communications and collaboration solutions, will be showcasing its next-generation communication developments for mission and business critical use at the Critical Communications World (CCW) 2019, taking place in Kuala Lumpur from 18 to 20 June. This year, no fewer than six distinctive… Read the full press release

SAS and Airbus sign MoU for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and Airbus have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. This is a unique cooperation to establish the requirements for the next generation of sustainable aircraft. The project aims to gain an understanding of the introduction of hybrid-electric… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands its fleet with second Airbus A380 FLYING HONU

The new Emerald Green plane delivered to ANA this week at Toulouse before departing for Narita Airport TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15, 2019. While offering the same… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to Riyadh

A380 service effective from 21 April Riyadh to become 51st destination on Emirates A380 network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be providing more options and choice for its customers in Riyadh with the introduction of the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to the capital city, effective 21 April 2019. Riyadh will be… Read the full press release

Formula 1 whizzed down the Bahrain circuit with Airbus Tetra technology

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbus provided secure communications technology for the recently concluded formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain. The Bahrain International Circuit Organization used the Kingdom of Bahrain’s extended Tetra network infrastructure to ensure a smooth organization and secure the race. “Events, such as Formula 1 races, draw massively people’s… 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

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

Spirit Airlines unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 featuring the beloved Disney character Dumbo

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines today (3/6/2019) unveiled its specially-themed Airbus A321 that features a larger-than-life image of the beloved Disney character Dumbo. The airline known for inspiring its Guests to take to the skies, is teaming up with Disney to celebrate the upcoming release of its live-action movie “Dumbo,”… Read the full press release

Wizz Air expands its fleet with its first Airbus neo aircraft in Hamburg

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (MAR 7, 2019) has taken delivery of its first of 256 Airbus neo aircraft on order in Hamburg. The new generation Airbus A321neo aircraft is powered by two… Read the full press release

Emirates to showcase its Airbus A380 at the first ever Saudi International Airshow

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be showcasing its flagship Airbus A380 for two days at the first ever Saudi International Airshow. The popular double-decker aircraft will be on display on March 12th and 13th at Al Thumamah Airport in Riyadh, giving visitors the opportunity to tour its interior and experience its… Read the full press release

TAP expands its fleet with new Airbus A320neo

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP has received another Airbus A320neo in Lisbon, thereby continuing its fleet modernization process. The Airbus CS-TVB is the first jetliner of this model to reach the company this year. The new Airbus A320neo, which now joins TAP’s medium-haul fleet, offers 174 seats and even more comfort. The… 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

SAS to expand its aircraft fleet with three Airbus A321LR through leasing agreement with ALC

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has signed a leasing agreement with ALC (Air Lease Corporation) which means SAS will expand its aircraft fleet with three Airbus A321LR. This gives SAS an opportunity to offer travelers more intercontinental routes, fewer stopovers and shorter travel times to and from Scandinavia. The first aircraft will… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines will invest more than EUR 200 million to expand its Airbus fleet

Phase-out of the Dash turboprops by 2021 at the latest  Approval for the new strategy granted by Supervisory Board  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines has managed the turnaround after a tough restructuring period and now operates profitably. The airline is also headed towards positive operating earnings in 2018 following strong… Read the full press release

Wizz Air allocates additional Airbus A320 aircraft and adding 4 new routes from its Timisoara base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and the leading airline in Romania today (JAN 17, 2019) announced a further expansion to its Timisoara network, allocating an additional Airbus A320 aircraft and adding 4 new routes from its Timisoara base, as well as increasing the frequencies of some of the… Read the full press release

Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific expands fleet with its first A321NEO

MANILA, Philippines, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), receives the first of 32 A321NEO (New Engine Option) aircraft ordered directly from Airbus. The new aircraft will support the carrier’s fleet renewal and expansion plans over the next five years. The latest deliver brings the total number of aircraft… Read the full press release

Airbus delivers the first A321neo of Philippines’ largest low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific

HAMBURG, Germany, 2019-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific, the largest low-cost carrier in the Philippines has taken delivery of its first A321neo. Cebu Pacific has ordered 32 A321neo aircraft directly from Airbus, and will receive another five A320neo leased from Dublin-based Avolon. These will support the carrier’s expansion and fleet renewal programme. Selected… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to allocate fifth Airbus A320 aircraft to its Skopje base in July 2019, will add eight new routes

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Macedonia, announced today (JAN 14, 2019) the allocation of its fifth Airbus A320 aircraft to its Skopje base in July 2019, as well as the start of eight long awaited new services from Skopje to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Bremen, Larnaca and Turku and from Ohrid… 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

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

TAP Air Portugal expands its fleet with world’s first new generation wide body Airbus A330-900neo

Lisbon, Portugal, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal has taken delivery of the world’s first new generation wide body A330neo and, as the launch airline, will be the first to benefit from the aircraft’s unbeatable operating economics, increased range, and Airbus’ new Airspace cabin offering passengers the best in class comfort. The Portuguese… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to deploy its state-of-the-art Airbus A380 to its services from Doha to Frankfurt

The award-winning airline will operate the state-of-the-art A380 alongside the Qsuite-equipped Boeing 777 on its twice-dailyFrankfurt route from 31 March 2019   Addition will bring 23 per cent more capacity to the airline’s Frankfurt route DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it will add the state-of-the-art Airbus A380… Read the full press release

Laudamotion to double its Airbus fleet from 9 to 18 aircraft in Summer 2019; launches initiatives to support its continued growth

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fare airline, today (Wed, 29th Aug) announced that it would double its Airbus fleet from 9 to 18 aircraft in Summer 2019 following the completion of Ryanair’s purchase of 75% shareholding in Laudamotion GmbH from Niki Lauda in August. Laudamotion also announced a series… Read the full press release

Lufthansa receives its 11th Airbus A320neo

11th Airbus A320neo is named ‘Heidenheim an der Brenz’ COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa is receiving another brand new A320neo. The aircraft left the Airbus assembly plant in Hamburg-Finkenwerder on Monday evening. Once the final configuration is completed in Berlin-Schönefeld, this Airbus with the registration D-AINK will operate from Frankfurt. It… Read the full press release