Qatar Airways teams up with QADCO to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company with fresh produce

Qatarat Agricultural Development Company (QADCO) to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) with fresh produce to be served on board Qatar Airways flights and at its Doha Hub Lounges The airline is proud to support the “Made in Qatar” initiative by purchasing fresh produce from QADCO DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Emirates completes the installation of Expo 2020 Dubai liveries on 40 aircraft

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has completed the installation of bespoke Expo 2020 Dubai liveries on 40 aircraft, with its final A380 aircraft emblazoned in the distinctive orange ‘opportunity’ decal rolling out of the Emirates Engineering hangar. The first decal was unveiled in 2017 on an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft decorated… Read the full press release

British Airways brings together its four heritage liveried aircraft to mark its centenary this year

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has, for the first time today (April 9, 2019), brought together its four heritage liveried aircraft which were repainted to mark the airline’s centenary this year, alongside an A319 in the current Chatham Dockyard livery, to capture a rare image of some of the airline’s most… Read the full press release

Gatwick hosted exclusive airside tours for local families to experience the airport and board a British Airways aircraft

Families in need of extra assistance got to see how the airport can support them Airlines, emergency services, Border Force and police dogs were there to engage with the 30 families LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick welcomed 30 families to see the sights and hear the sounds of a busy airport… Read the full press release

Qantas Freight adds two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft to its fleet

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Freight has announced it will lease two Boeing 747-8F freighter aircraft, offering greater capacity and improved efficiency for its global freight customers. The next-generation freighters will replace the current two Boeing 747-400F that are currently operated on Qantas’ behalf by Atlas Air and will be painted in… Read the full press release

Ryanair further expands in Cork airport with additional aircraft as part of its Winter 19 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Apr) announced it will base an additional aircraft at Cork airport as part of its Winter 19 schedule, which will deliver 1.2m customers p.a. and 30 new Ryanair jobs at Cork Airport, as Ryanair grows its Cork traffic by 17%. Ryanair’s Cork… 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

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

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

easyJet announces five new based aircraft and four new routes from Manchester this summer

Flights to Jerez de la Frontera, Spain to commence 17 August 2019 Flights to Kalamata, Greece to commence 15 June 2019 Flights to Bari, Italy to commence 17 August 2019 Flights to Nice, France to commence 16 June 2019 LUTON, England, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has today (MAR 07, 2019)  announced that it will… Read the full press release

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport first to purchase veriScan as airport-wide biometric aircraft boarding solution

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport first to purchase veriScan as airport-wide biometric aircraft boarding solution Washington, D.C., USA, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Monday that Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) recently awarded it a contract for implementation of an Airports Authority-designed biometric screening system known as veriScan™. The… 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

Ryanair further expands in France by launching a new base at Toulouse with 2 new based aircraft and 20 routes

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (20 Feb) announced significant expansion in France, launching a new base at Toulouse as part of its Winter 2019 schedule, with 2 new based aircraft (an total investment of $200m) and 20 routes (11 new – 8 international), which will deliver 1m customers… Read the full press release

Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated unsurpassed speed in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco faster than any other ultralong-range aircraft

Feat Brings G650ER/G650 Record Total Above 85 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (February 19, 2019) announced its ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated its performance prowess in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco — a distance of 7,475 nautical miles/13,843 kilometers — faster than any other ultralong-range… Read the full press release

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