Wizz Air announces the allocation of a ninth aircraft to its Vienna base

Vienna, Austria, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and greenest airline announced today (JAN 17, 2020) the allocation of a ninth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet on 1 July 2020, enabling the start of five new routes from Vienna to Alghero, Corfu, Faro, Podgorica and Suceava as well as… Read the full press release

Qatar Aircraft Catering Company and Qatari charity Hifz Al Naema to redistribute surplus food and beverages to good causes in Qatar

Hifz Al Naema which means Saving the Blessings, is a social centre that collects surplus food in Qatar and redistributes to good causes 200-300 kilograms of surplus food and beverage expected to be redistributed daily DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) is pleased to announce it is collaborating… Read the full press release

South African Airways sells nine aircraft to accommodate new Airbus A350-900s into its fleet

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ —South African Airways (SAA) has put some of its aircraft up for sale to accommodate the new Airbus A350-900s the airline recently added to its fleet. In a tender on the airline’s website, SAA said it was selling nine wide-body aircraft – – five Airbus A340-300s and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveiled the newest aircraft in its fleet and new destination plans for 2020 at the Kuwait Aviation Show

Eight additional destinations to join the airline’s network in 2020: Nur-Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan; Cebu, Philippines; Accra, Ghana; Trabzon, Turkey; Luanda, Angola; Lyon, France and Siem Reap, Cambodia Award-winning airline displayed its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 alongside its state-of-the-art Gulfstream G500 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the… Read the full press release

South African Airways announces commercial introduction of its new Airbus A350-900 aircraft

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-Dec-27 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) today (24 December 2019) operated its first Airbus A350-900 aircraft for the first time commercially in the domestic market. The aircraft departed from Johannesburg to Cape Town after 10 this morning, operating as flight SA323, and returned as flight SA336 from Cape Town… Read the full press release

British Airways explores the possibility of using 3D printers to create aircraft parts in the future

British Airways’ tech experts say the possibilities for 3D printing in aviation are limitless and share predictions of how 3D printers could transform the industry In the future machines could routinely be used to create aircraft parts, reducing delays for customers Initiative is part of airline’s flightpath to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to add new Airbus A321 aircraft and two new routes to Prague and Seville to its Bucharest operations

NEW BASED AIRBUS A321 AIRCRAFT AND. TWO NEW ROUTES TO PRAGUE AND SEVILLE. BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest airline in Romania and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines today (DEC 4, 2019) announced further development of the operation in Bucharest basing 1 new Airbus A321 aircraft. The new… Read the full press release

dnata successfully completes turnaround of flydubai’s aircraft using only zero-emission ramp ground support equipment at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has achieved a significant milestone in its sustainability journey. The ground handler ensured smooth and safe turnaround of a flydubai Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft using only zero-emission ramp ground support equipment (GSE) at Dubai International’s (DXB) Terminal 2. His… Read the full press release

flydubai and Smartwings finalised agreement to wet lease four Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft

Dubai-based carrier signs agreement to wet lease four Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft to help minimise further disruption to passengers during the busy seasonal travel period Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has announced today (November 28, 2019) that it has finalised an agreement with Smartwings to wet lease four Next-Generation Boeing… Read the full press release

Mineta San Jose International Airport secures $10M federal grant to renovate the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting building

WASHINGTON, DC, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 22, 2019), Representative Zoe Lofgren (CA-19) announced that Mineta San Jose International Airport secured a $10,000,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to renovate the Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting building – known as Fire Station 2.0. “These types of infrastructure… Read the full press release

Silver Airways makes history as the first airline to operate the state-of-the-art ATR 72-600 aircraft in the U.S.

America’s leading independent regional airline reinventing regional flying sector with complete fleet, operational and customer service transformation Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways, America’s leading independent regional airline, has received FAA and DOT certification to begin operations of its new 70-seat ATR 72-600 aircraft, making history as the first airline to… Read the full press release

Emirates announces a firm order for 50 A350-900 XWB aircraft worth US$ 16 billion at the Dubai Airshow 2019

Fleet investment strengthens airline’s business model, and signals confidence in Dubai and UAE’s strategy of international connectivity Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today (18 November 2019) announced a firm order for 50 A350-900 XWB aircraft worth US$ 16 billion (AED 58.7 billion) at list prices at the… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation strengthened its global management fleet with 36 new aircraft

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation has added 36 aircraft to its global management fleet this year, including 24 additions in the United States and 12 in EMEA & Asia. The fleet additions are predominantly large body aircraft. In EMEA & Asia, the additions include the region’s first G500 as well as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways selects CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft

LEAP-1A engines to power airline’s new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft Agreement valued at $4 billion at list price and over the life of the service contracts DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland

4 BASED AIRCRAFT, 13 NEW ROUTES  BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (NOV 5, 2019) announced that it will massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland. From summer 2020 WIZZ will launch 15 new attractive routes from Gdansk, Krakow and Warsaw as well as increase weekly frequencies on the most popular services, adding… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific finalizes order for 16 brand-new Airbus A330neo aircraft

CEB fleet revitalized with eight brand-new aircraft deliveries Manila, Philippines, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), the leading carrier in the Philippines, signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for the order of 16 A330 long-range aircraft. The transaction is valued at USD4.8 Billion. The 16 A330neo aircraft are scheduled for delivery between… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines signs MoU for 100 new Airbus A320neo Family aircraft

Spirit signs memorandum of understanding with Airbus to add a mix of Airbus A319neo, A320neo, and A321neo aircraft to continue Spirit’s growth and sustain one of the youngest, most fuel-efficient fleets in the U.S. MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE), America’s fastest-growing airline, today (Oct. 23, 2019) announced it has… Read the full press release

Shannon Group on target to complete a new €18 million specialist aircraft painting hangar

150 jobs created during construction Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group plc is on target to complete a new €18 million, 92,000 sq ft specialist aircraft painting hangar at Shannon Airport, adjacent to Shannon Free Zone and capable of accommodating some of the world’s largest aircraft. Over 150 jobs have been… Read the full press release

Air France equips its A320 and A321 aircraft with Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments

On its domestic and European network, Air France is continuing to improve its customers’ travel experience by offering them more space to store their cabin luggage as from 2020. Paris, France, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is the first airline in the world to choose Safran Cabin’s latest ECOS luggage compartments to equip its A320… 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

Bristol Airport helps raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport from Thursday 5 September will see a new awareness programme entitled Get On Board. The initiative will help raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft. Bristol Airport is already committed to the UK… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (SEP 3, 2019) announced that it will massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland. From summer 2020 WIZZ will launch 15 new attractive routes from… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with British European Airways (BEA) liveried aircraft at the International Air Display

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jersey residents will step back in time when British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with a nostalgic entry in this year’s International Air Display on September 12. One of the airline’s heritage aircraft, an Airbus A319 in the former British European Airways (BEA) livery, will take part… Read the full press release

JAL Group to operate Boeing 787-8 aircraft on Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami route

Launching on Tokyo Haneda = Osaka Itami Route Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Group (JAL) today announced the carrier`s first domestic configured Boeing 787-8 aircraft will launch on October 27, 2019 from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami airport. The aircraft cabin (Domestic Configuration) will be comprised of three classes: JAL First Class,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air allocates third aircraft to Chisinau, Moldova

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline and the leading low-cost carrier in Moldova, announced today (JUL 18, 2019) the allocation of a third aircraft to Chisinau. The new Airbus A320 will join the fleet in December, enabling the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing 8 routes and the start of four new… Read the full press release

Diamond provides three-month subscription to SiriusXM aviation weather, information, and audio programming services with purchase of new aircraft

Diamond, a leading manufacturer in the Aviation industry, to offer pilots and passengers SiriusXM’s Weather, Info and Audio Entertainment Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SiriusXM® and Diamond Aircraft, one of the leading aircraft manufacturers in general aviation in North America, announced that Diamond will provide its customers with a three-month subscription to… 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

Wizz Air allocates sixth aircraft to its Vienna base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and one of the leading low-cost carriers in Austria, announced today (JUN 4, 2019) the allocation of a sixth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet in the middle of December, enabling the start of six new long-awaited… Read the full press release