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

Philippines’ leading airline Cebu Pacific to expand its fleet with 12 brand new aircraft in 2019

CEB aims to fly 200 million passengers by 2020 Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading airline, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), is set to receive 12 brand new aircraft in 2019, to support the carrier’s expansion plans this year. The aircraft deliveries include six Airbus A321neo; five A320neo; and an ATR… Read the full press release

ACI World publishes new Advisory Bulletin for airports on drone-related disruption to aircraft operations

New Advisory Bulletin on drone-related disruption to aircraft operations published Montreal, Canada, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (January 28, 2019) published an Advisory Bulletin to help airports address the risks posed by drone-related disruption to aircraft operations. ACI World believes that, while regulators and police will likely be… 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

Aviareto, SITA and the Irish Government joint venture, celebrates One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets

One million registrations and half a trillion dollars of aircraft assets Dublin, Ireland, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviareto, the joint venture between SITA and the Irish Government, is celebrating its one millionth registration of aircraft assets. Aviareto holds the contract with the United Nations’ International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to operate the International Registry… 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

Allegiant to establish a two-aircraft base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport

Company Announces Non-Stop Service to Two New Cities with Fares as Low as $49* Each Way GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2019-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — State and local officials joined executives from Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today ( Jan. 15, 2019) as the company announced plans to establish a two-aircraft base at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Michigan…. 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

Bangkok Airways expands its fleet with a brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by AM. Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President of Flight Operations (4th from left) together with airline’ pilots welcomed its brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The new ATR 72-600 was delivered from ATR manufacturer in Toulouse, France. This new-generation ATR-600 is… Read the full press release

Royal Schiphol Group now using new electric ground equipment for aircraft handling purpose

Schiphol, Netherlands, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Schiphol Group is investing in new electric ground equipment for aircraft handling purposes. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and other Schiphol Group airports are now using several electric ‘ground power units’ (E-GPU). These E-GPUs provide aircraft on the ground with energy and replace the diesel variant. The purchase of the E-GPUs… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate the popular double decker A380 aircraft between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (17 DECEMBER 2018) announced it will introduce a daily A380 service for a temporary period between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019.  It will be the first time the popular double decker aircraft will operate on a scheduled basis to Scotland. The larger capacity… 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

British Airways retires of the most iconic aircraft in its fleet, the Boeing 767

767 first entered fleet in 1990, flying over 425,000 commercial flights Last commercial flight took place yesterday, Larnaca – Heathrow, before being retired to St Athan in Wales today Retirement comes just days after airline takes delivery of 30th 787 Dreamliner LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (November 26, 2018) bids… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands capacity in its Budapest network with one new aircraft, 2 new routes and frequency increases on popular services

1 NEW AIRCRAFT, 2 NEW ROUTES, 11 MORE WEEKLY FLIGHTS FROM BUDAPEST IN 2019 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Hungary’s hometown airline, today (NOV 22, 2018) announced a further expansion of capacity in its Budapest network with one new aircraft, 2 new routes from… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings back its seasonal routes to Antalya, Bodrum, Mykonos and Málaga in 2019 with more flights and upgraded aircraft

A strong performance on all four services during summer 2018 means passengers will be able to access even more weekly flights to top tourist hot spots in Antalya, Bodrum and Mykonos The award-winning airline will also introduce larger, more modern aircraft to two routes, with Antalya operated by A330 and Málaga by the spacious Boeing 777-200LR… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds 11 new routes and additional aircraft for its Edinburgh Summer 2019 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (8 Nov) launched its Edinburgh Summer 2019 schedule adding 11 new routes and an additional aircraft (bringing the total based aircraft to 9, with a total of 58 routes, which will help deliver 3.5m customers p.a. through Edinburgh airport next year. Ryanair’s Edinburgh… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to deploy four additional aircraft at its home base at Vienna Airport

Four additional aircraft starting in the summer of 2019  Aircraft to be deployed for European flights  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In an initial step, Austrian Airlines will deploy four additional aircraft at its home base at Vienna Airport in order to strengthen its own route network. The 76-seat DH8-Q400 aircraft currently in… Read the full press release

Emirates debuts its iconic double decker aircraft A380 in St. Petersburg

The airline will temporarily operate the A380 on its Dubai – St. Petersburg route until October 28th Passengers travelling for the autumn holidays will now have the chance to experience the world’s largest commercial passenger jet Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, marked aviation history yesterday as the… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation received FAA Supplemental Type Certification for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft. The company announced EASA approval for the same in August 2018. ADS-B Out compliance is mandated by the FAA and EASA effective January and June 2020, respectively. Automatic… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates two years of operating its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to Oslo

Facilitates transport of key exports and trade goods from salmon to horses, pharmaceuticals to machinery Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has completed two years of operating its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to Oslo. The air cargo carrier operates a weekly freighter service to the Norwegian… Read the full press release

WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline to base its Dreamliner aircraft out of YYC Calgary International Airport

Investment will support 650 jobs and $100 million in economic output CALGARY, CANADA, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (October 10, 2018) announced that it’s connecting Alberta to the world as it launches its first three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner international destinations from Calgary. WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline to base its Dreamliner aircraft out… Read the full press release

Emirates A380 aircraft made a historic touch down at the Kotoka International Airport’s Terminal 3

Airline supports Kotoka International Airport’s new Terminal Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates A380 aircraft made a historic touch down at the Kotoka International Airport’s Terminal 3, as a one-off service to the new terminal. The airline’s flagship double-decker has become the first-ever scheduled A380 service to Ghana, demonstrating the airport’s… Read the full press release

Flybe to roll out new livery across all its Bombardier Q400 and Embraer 175 aircraft over the next six years

Airline welcomes first ‘new look’aircraft into fleet Arrival marks start of invigorated brand awareness New livery “a credit to talented in-house design team” Full fleet re-painting scheduled for completion by 2025 Co-ordinated in line with existing fleet re-painting programme adding no extra cost to business Exeter, England, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest… Read the full press release

Ryanair restores six Dublin based aircraft for the winter 2018 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Ryanair Holdings today (Fri, 7 Sept) announced that it has decided to restore six Dublin based aircraft which were due to transfer to Poland in November for the winter 2018 schedule.    The related protective notices issued to 300 Dublin pilots and cabin crew in July… Read the full press release

Virgin Atlantic introduces augmented reality to familiarize cabin crew with new aircraft as part of an innovation collaboration with SITA

New app part of joint exploration with SITA into the future benefits of AR for air transport London, UK, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Atlantic is introducing innovative training technology – as part of an innovation collaboration with SITA, the leading global IT provider – that allows the airline’s cabin crew to use… Read the full press release

Bombardier and Garmin announce significant avionics upgrade for the Bombardier Vision flight deck aboard the Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 aircraft

The Bombardier Vision flight deck is recognized as one of the most advanced flight decks in the light jet category The latest Garmin G5000 avionics upgrade enhances the aircraft’s capabilities and paves the way for future technological enhancements Bombardier will make the upgrade available on new Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 aircraft or as a retrofit package Learjet 75 aircraft features the… Read the full press release

Ryanair’s Poland S19 schedule: 17 additional routes (210 routes in total); 2 new aircraft at Modlin and Krakow

17 New Routes (Over 200), 12.5m Customers P.A. (Up 4%) 2 New Aircraft At Modlin & Krakow ($200m Investment) DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Poland’s No.1 airline, today (5 Sep) launched its biggest ever S 2019 schedule, during which it will base 2 new aircraft at Modlin and Krakow, and add 17… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to further expand its operations in Ukraine with fourth Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kyiv base

FIVE NEW SERVICES TO LATVIA, GERMANY AND DENMARK 4 AIRCRAFT TO BE ALLOCATED AT KYIV AIRPORT BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the leading LCC in Ukraine and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, today (AUG 30, 2018) announced that it will further expand its operations in Ukraine by adding a fourth Airbus A320 aircraft at… Read the full press release

British Airways to add more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies at London City Airport this winter

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating its busiest ever summer at London City Airport with news that more aircraft, more routes and more frequencies will be added to the network this winter. Four additional Embraer E190 aircraft will join the BA CityFlyer fleet during 2019, bringing the total fleet number to 26… Read the full press release