Cathay Pacific to use alternative jet fuel to fly its new fleet of Airbus A350-1000 aircraft home to Hong Kong

Airline committed to achieving goal of carbon neutral growth from 2020 HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is underscoring its strong commitment to eco-efficiency by planning to use a blend of alternative jet fuel to fly its new fleet of Airbus A350-1000 aircraft home to Hong Kong. The airline has 20 of… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates a unique milestone as its fleet reaches 100 aircraft

SPECIAL LIVERY REVEALED AND  WIZZ FOUNDATION LAUNCHED BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrates a unique milestone today as its fleet reaches 100 aircraft. To mark the event, a special livery on one of Wizz… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands operations in Romania with allocation of seventh aircraft in its Cluj base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Romania’s leading carrier and one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe, announced today (FEB 22, 2018) further expansion and more local jobs for its Cluj base in 2018. An additional new Airbus A320 aircraft will join Wizz Air’s Cluj fleet taking the total to 7… Read the full press release

Swissport to take over ground handling services for Ryanair at Berlin Schönefeld Airport and extends licenses for aircraft, baggage and cargo handling with the Brussels Airport Company

Swissport to take over ground handling services for Ryanair at Berlin Schönefeld Airport and extends licenses for aircraft, baggage and cargo handling with the Brussels Airport Company   Swissport wins Ryanair as a new customer at Berlin Schönefeld Airport and secures the ground handling license at Brussels Airport for another seven years until 2025. Opfikon,… Read the full press release

Boeing granted permission to build a new aircraft hangar at Gatwick Airport

Crawley Borough Council approves Boeing plan to build hangar at Gatwick Multi-million pound development will support more than 100 jobs at the airport Facility will open in early 2019 to support Gatwick’s long and short haul fleets London, 2017-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing’s proposed plan with Gatwick Airport to build a new aircraft hangar… Read the full press release

Qantas to power Los Angeles based aircraft with biofuel from 2020

SYDNEY, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today announced its Los Angeles based aircraft will be powered by biofuel from 2020, reducing the airline’s carbon emissions on its services operating between the US and Australia. Over the next ten years, the airline will purchase eight million gallons (30 million litres) of renewable jet… Read the full press release

Wizz Air expands Budapest network with two new aircraft, two new routes and frequency increases on 13 popular services

2 NEW AIRCRAFT, 2 NEW ROUTES, 32 MORE WEEKLY FLIGHTS FROM BUDAPEST IN 2018 Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Hungary’s hometown airline, today (22/06/2017) announced a significant expansion of capacity in its Budapest network with two new aircraft, two new… Read the full press release

Aeroflot launches series of simulators fitted with real aircraft elements as part of its ground-staff training programme

MOSCOW, 2015-7-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot PJSC (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) has developed and launched a series of simulators fitted with real aircraft elements as part of its ground-staff training programme. The innovative trainers have been designed to help future ground professionals develop practical machine-operating skills in compliance with all regulatory requirements. The main goal of Aeroflot’s staff training programme is to improve… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways became the first airline to ever display five aircraft on static display at the Paris Air Show

Qatar Airways awarded Airline of the Year, Best Airline in the Middle East and Best Business Class Airline Seat at the 2015 Skytrax Awards Qatar Airways and Boeing announced a firm order for 10 777-8Xs and four 777 freighters and stations five aircraft on static display at Le Bourget Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to use the world’s newest aircraft A350 XWB on its route to Philadelphia, US

Philadelphia will be served with the World’s Newest Aircraft from 1st January 2016 DOHA, Qatar, 2015-6-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, the Global Launch Customer of the A350 XWB, has announced that Philadelphia will be the first destination it will fly to in the USA using the state-of-the-art aircraft. Qatar Airways plans to begin operating… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to showcase the newest and best of its fleet with display of five aircraft at the 2015 Paris Air Show next month at Le Bourget in Paris

Five–star Airline to showcase three new fleet types which the airline introduced over the last 12 months, the A380, A350 XWB and the all Business Class A319 Qatar Airways will also showcase the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A320 featuring this aircraft’s all-new Business Class cabin with fully lie-flat beds DOHA, Qatar, 2015-5-26 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways orders additional four aircraft from Boeing

Hong Kong, 2013-12-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that it has ordered a further four aircraft from The Boeing Company as part of its ongoing fleet modernisation programme. Following on from last week’s announcement regarding the purchase of 21 Boeing 777-9X aircraft, the airline confirmed that it will also purchase another three Boeing 777-300ER… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines (JAL) to purchase 31 A350 XWBs (18 A350-900s and 13 A350-1000s) plus options for a further 25 aircraft from Airbus

Tokyo, Japan, 2013-10-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) has signed a purchase agreement for 31 A350 XWBs (18 A350-900s and 13 A350-1000s), plus options for a further 25 aircraft. This is JAL’s first ever order for Airbus aircraft.* It is also the first order Airbus has received from Japan for the A350 XWB, confirming its continuing… Read the full press release

Concorde lighting feature unveiled in the departure lounge at Bristol Airport

2013-07-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — A lighting feature based on the iconic ‘delta’ wing shape of Concorde has been unveiled in the departure lounge at Bristol Airport. Passengers can now take a trip down memory lane and marvel at this much loved, locally built aircraft while waiting to board their flights. Local businesses, Lighting Services and SSE… Read the full press release