Canada’s ultra-not-expensive airline Swoop adds non-stop service to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) to its winter schedule

Swoop Heats Up Winter Schedule with Addition of Los Cabos CALGARY, AB, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Sept. 15, 2021), Swoop announced the addition of non-stop service to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) to its winter schedule from both Edmonton and Toronto, bringing more choice to Canadians looking to travel south of the… Read the full press release

Emirates launches first airline virtual reality app

Customers can explore Emirates’ First Class Suite and other signature products in full VR with industry-first, immersive and interactive experience Latest step in airline’s ambitious vision to offer realistic VR experiences for customers and fans across multiple digital platforms Dubai, UAE, 2021-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Experience Emirates’ fully-enclosed Gamechanger First Class Suites, explore… Read the full press release

Emirates returns as the Official Airline of the 2021 US Open Tennis Championships

Emirates is official Airline for the 10th consecutive year Dubai/ New York, 2021-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is returning as the Official Airline of the 2021 US Open Tennis Championships for the tenth year in a row. The airline will once again connect tennis fans from around the world for this iconic Grand Slam®… Read the full press release

ÀNI PRIVATE RESORTS ANNOUNCES ITS EXCLUSIVE COLLABORATION WITH PRIVATE JET SERVICES (PJS) FOR THE ULTIMATE HOME-TO-DESTINATION EXPERIENCE

London, UK 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — ÀNI Private Resorts, the world’s very first collection of Private Resorts, is delighted to announce its collaboration with Private Jet Services (PJS), offering its guests the ultimate travel experience. To celebrate their partnership with PJS, all guests of ÀNI Private Resorts will receive an in-flight credit for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings

AirlineRatings ‘Airline of the Year’ awards acknowledge the best in aviation Qatar Airways has won Airline of the Year, Best Middle East Airline, Best Catering and Best Business Class DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been named Airline of the Year 2021 by AirlineRatings. The airline has also clinched the… Read the full press release

Brendan Sullivan appointed IATA’s Global Head of Cargo

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the appointment of Brendan Sullivan as IATA’s Global Head of Cargo with immediate effect. Sullivan has worked in air cargo for 20 years including spending 14 years at IATA. Since January, he has been acting Global Head of Cargo alongside… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline in the Middle East to join the IATA Turbulence Aware platform

Safety and environmental sustainability as its top priority It is the first and largest turbulence data contributor in the Middle East Sharing data on turbulence could help the airline industry cut carbon emissions DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and the International Air Transport Association announced that Qatar Airways will become… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the first airline to trial COVID-19 vaccine authentication through IATA Travel Pass ‘Digital Passport’ Mobile App

Expanded trial will enable travellers to Doha to share their Qatar issued vaccination certificate via their mobile with the airline and authorities in a more safe, seamless and secure way Trial will be rolled out in phases, beginning with cabin crew travelling from Kuwait, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris  and Sydney DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the Official Airline for the upcoming 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup

The confederation-wide sponsorship will commence with the upcoming 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup taking place from 2 July to 1 August The Qatar National Football Team will participate as a guest nation in the tournament DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues to expand its global sporting sponsorship portfolio after a multi-year… Read the full press release

Pittsburgh International Airport to open green terminal in 2025

A world first powered by own microgrid London, UK, 2021-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) will be the first in the world powered by its own microgrid fuelled by thousands of solar panels and natural gas from airport land. World-renowned technology institutions, including Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and… Read the full press release

Viking announces partnership with Lufthansa for Exclusive Non-Stop Flights from Newark to Malta

Los Angeles, CA, 2021-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) announced today (June 17, 2021) new details about its upcoming Welcome Back voyages in the Mediterranean that launch in July 2021. Over the course of summer and early fall, Viking will homeport three sister ships—the Viking Star®, the Viking Sea® and the company’s newest ship, the Viking Venus®—for… Read the full press release

American Airlines and Hyatt provide Morehouse School of Medicine graduates with complimentary Executive Platinum elite status

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Graduates from the classes of 2020 and 2021 from Morehouse School of Medicine received more than their degrees when they walked across the stage at the 37th Commencement Exercises on May 15. With a shared focus on celebrating the diversity of their workforces, travelers, guests, and communities,… Read the full press release

Emirates is the Official Airline and Premium Partner of the Roland-Garros 2021 for the ninth consecutive year

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates returns to Roland-Garros 2021 for the ninth consecutive year as the Official Airline and Premium Partner of the iconic Paris tournament, taking place from May 30th to June 13th, 2021. The airline has been a long-standing partner of Roland Garros since 2013 and has become a Premium Partner… Read the full press release

Lufthansa City Center and OneWurld, A division of Snowstorm Technologies (UK) Ltd. announce preferred global partnership

A shared vision for the necessity of combining online and offline travel services London, UK, 2021-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — A trusted travel management company or travel agency will play an increasingly vital role as travel gathers momentum. The traveller is looking for a partner who is there with them both online and offline,… Read the full press release

British Airways the first airline to trial 25 second Covid-19 test

British Airways is the first airline in the world to conduct a trial of an ultra-rapid Covid-19 antigen test that display results within 25 seconds Highly intelligent saliva test can detect symptomatic and asymptomatic individuals with SARS-CoV-2, including variants Trial will initially be conducted by inviting flight and cabin crew members to take the test,… Read the full press release

Low-cost airline Pobeda starts services from Sheremetyevo

Low-cost airline Pobeda, a member of the Aeroflot Group, has begun operating a full-scale flight program Sheremetyevo International Airport. Moscow, Russia, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Pobeda began operating flights from Sheremetyevo as part of the Aeroflot Group’s strategy to optimize the Group’s route network and fleet, taking into account the high demand for low-cost… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways Certified with the highest level 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating

Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways has been Certified with the highest level 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating, becoming one of just six airlines worldwide to currently achieve this top recognition. The SKYTRAX COVID-19 Airline Safety Accreditation is regarded as a global benchmark for evaluating COVID-19 safe travel. The COVID-19 Safety… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named the Airforwarders Association’s Domestic Airline of the Year for the 12th consecutive year

Carrier’s cargo organization recognized during challenging year in commercial aviation history DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is being honored for its consistent work delivering outstanding service for its Customers in 2020. The carrier recently was named the Airforwarders Association’s Domestic Airline of the Year for the 12th consecutive… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways renews its sponsorship as Official Airline Partner to Orbis UK

The multiple award-winning airline extends its sponsorship as Official Airline Partner until 2024 DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has renewed its sponsorship as Official Airline Partner to Orbis UK for a further three years. The airline has been a proud supporter of Orbis and its blindness prevention programmes since 2012…. Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines becomes the only airline serving Los Angeles nonstop from Milwaukee

Spirit Airlines adds new nonstop routes serving Las Vegas, Los Angeles and Orlando MILWAUKEE, Wis., 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) today (Feb. 24, 2021) announced that Milwaukee is getting More Go on June 24, when the airline’s yellow and black planes start taking off from Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport (MKE). Spirit… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces The Birthday Party Project as the official community partner of the airline’s 50th Anniversary year

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announces today (Feb 24, 2021) The Birthday Party Project as the official community partner of the airline’s 50th Anniversary year. The Birthday Party Project is a Dallas-based organization that partners with more than 60 agencies across the country to bring joy through the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline of UEFA EURO 2020™

Taking place from 11 June – 11 July 2021, Qatar Airways will be the Official Airline for the summer football tournament DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to announce that it will join The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) as partner of the UEFA EURO 2020™, with the… Read the full press release

Blue Islands becomes the Official Airline Partner of Jersey Reds

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has become the Official Airline Partner of Jersey Reds for the current season, working with the rugby club in helping the 1st team squad fly to forthcoming fixtures in the Greene King IPA Championship. The 2020/21 Championship season has been delayed as a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways achieves 5-Star COVID-19 Airline Safety Rating by Skytrax

The industry’s most prestigious safety benchmark follows a rigorous audit of Qatar Airways’ COVID-19 hygiene and safety standards Hamad International Airport was the first airport in the Middle East and Asia to be awarded a Skytrax 5-Star COVID-19 Airport Safety Rating DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has become the first… Read the full press release

Emirates earns APEX 2021 Five Star Global Official Airline Rating from its passengers

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has received the APEX 2021 Five Star Global Official Airline RatingTM, based on feedback from passengers that was independently collected by APEX via its partnership with TripIt, and validated and certified by an external auditor to ensure that all ratings were made by genuine travellers who… Read the full press release

IATA urges governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments worldwide to support the development of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) as a critical step to achieving its target to cut net emissions to half 2005 levels by 2050. This target was reinforced by a resolution at IATA’s 76th Annual… Read the full press release

Aeroflot the best airline in Eastern Europe for the third straight year at the Business Traveller Awards

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been recognised as the best airline in Eastern Europe for the third straight year at the prestigious Business Traveller Awards. Business Traveller, a leading British magazine dedicated to premium travel, has held its annual awards for more than 30 years. During this time, the Business… Read the full press release

Emirates to support campaign educating about human trafficking

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is proud to support It’s a Penalty’s campaign’s newest global film “What is Human Trafficking?” launched in collaboration with actor Liam Neeson. The short film is designed to educate the world about the misconceptions and the reality of human trafficking and exploitation happening globally. By airing this special message on… Read the full press release

Certain shareholders with EuroBonus membership can join SAS’s new shareholder program

Stockholm, Sweden, 2020-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS shareholders are an important part of the company’s future. SAS consequently launches a new shareholder program with exclusive travel benefits for shareholders that are EuroBonus members and own more than 4 000 shares. All shareholders that are EuroBonus members and owners of more than 4 000… Read the full press release

Emirates is the Official Airline and Premium Partner of the Roland-Garros 2020

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The clay courts are back in action and Emirates is back in the game at Roland-Garros 2020 as the Official Airline and Premium Partner of the Paris tournament. With the resumption of its daily flights to Paris and the return of the iconic A380 to French skies, Emirates… Read the full press release