Ryanair becomes the first EU airline to release monthly CO2 emissions statistics

Average Co2 In May Of Just 66g, Almost 50% Lower Than Other Major Eu Airlines DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair today (5 June) becomes the first EU airline to release monthly CO2 emissions statistics, which show an average of 66g CO2 per passenger/km in May 2019. Metrics May 2019 Total Kilometres 17,529m km Total Passengers… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the world’s first airline to attain recognition for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking

Airline becomes first in the industry to attain recognition, backed by His Royal Highness, The Duke of Cambridge DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is today (03 June 2019) celebrating becoming the world’s first airline to achieve a new industry standard for the prevention of illegal wildlife trafficking in aviation. The… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines ranked highest airline in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction Study

Flyers rate Alaska highest in nearly all key categories, including cost & fees and flight crew SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 12th year in a row, Alaska Airlines is recognized as the highest ranked airline in customer satisfaction among traditional carriers in the J.D. Power 2019 North America Airline Satisfaction Study. Alaska won this year… Read the full press release

Ryanair becomes the first european Airline to introduce world leading pilot training safety app

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (15 May) announced a six-year deal with CEFA Aviation, a leader in flight safety and pilot training software and services, to provide world first cloud-based mobile service CEFA AMS (Aviation Mobile Services) for Ryanair’s pilot training programmes. With this new partnership, launched… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific becomes the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh

Hong Kong, China, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has become the world’s first airline to be awarded CEIV Fresh, the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) globally-recognised accreditation for perishable product handling. In harness with aviation industry stakeholders and regulators, IATA created the Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) with the aim… Read the full press release

British Airways and Marmite create a limited-edition jar to celebrate the airline’s centenary

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Marmite have teamed up to create a limited-edition jar to celebrate the airline’s centenary, launching on May 1.  As Marmite is the most confiscated brand at airport security, the centenary jar is conveniently sized to fit within the liquid allowance. For Brits travelling abroad, it is clear… Read the full press release

Seattle Pride today announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade

Alaska Employees to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and 45th Anniversary of Seattle Pride SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle Pride today (Apr 30, 2019) announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade. Hundreds of Alaska employees will help lead the June 30 pride march and celebration, culminating at… Read the full press release

Allegiant appointed Gregory Anderson as executive vice president and chief financial officer

Las Vegas, Nevada, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) has announced that Gregory Anderson has been appointed to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer. He will also continue as the company’s principal accounting officer, a role he has served since January, 2015. “Greg has been an exceptional leader, and epitomizes the kind… Read the full press release

flydubai named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards

Awards demonstrate the recognition by passengers of the unique travel experience offered across the flydubai network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai was named “Best Low-Cost airline serving the Middle East” at this year’s Business Traveller Middle East Awards, which was held during the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) at the Grand… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a million British Airways customers have now successfully used their face as their identity on flights from the US More than 3m customers have used the tech on UK domestic flights – international… Read the full press release

Emirates’ signature Ramadan service to begin on May 5th

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ signature Ramadan service is expected to begin on May 5th to coincide with the start of the Holy month. During Ramadan, the airline expects to serve 1 million dates to customers during iftar and suhoor, both on board and on the ground in Dubai. Emirates’ Ramadan… Read the full press release

Air Partner announces the appointment of Kevin Macnaughton as Managing Director, Charter

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ —Air Partner plc (“Air Partner”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin Macnaughton as Managing Director, Charter, with immediate effect. Kevin is responsible for the development of the Charter division’s business strategy, and reports directly to Air Partner CEO Mark Briffa. Kevin… Read the full press release

dnata’s voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by PAX International readers

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata’s catering team has been voted ‘Airline Caterer of the Year, North America, 2019’ by readers of PAX International, the leading publication for airline industry executives. The coveted PAX International Readership Award was presented in Hamburg during the annual World Travel Catering Expo. “We are honoured to be recognised by our… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes new airline LEVEL — now flying to Vienna six times per week

Six flights per week to the Austrian capital / tickets from EUR 27.99 one way Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new airline celebrated its inaugural flight from Hamburg Airport yesterday evening: LEVEL (Anisec). The low-cost brand of International Airlines Group (IAG) is now flying to Vienna six times per week — every… Read the full press release

British Airways awarded ‘Autism Friendly Award’; becomes the only autism-friendly airline in the UK

British Airways awarded prestigious ‘Autism Friendly Award’ by National Autistic Society, becoming the only autism-friendly airline in the UK Airline continues substantial investment in accessibility training for all customer service staff More enhancements to come for customers with hidden and visible disabilities during British Airways’ centenary year LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Wins Six TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Airline Awards 2019

Qatar Airways takes home World’s Top 10 Airline’, ‘World’s Best Business Class’, ‘Middle East Best Airline’, ‘Middle East Best Major’, ‘Middle East Best Business Class’, and ‘Middle East Best Economy Class’ The Travellers’ Choice awards are the most respected awards given by TripAdvisor and are based on honest reviews by travellers DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 —… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport and Norwegian Air Shuttle mark the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay

Airport Offers Free Parking this Summer for Passengers Flying Nonstop to Europe Oakland, CA., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport (OAK) joins Norwegian Air Shuttle in celebrating the airline’s fifth year of service from the East Bay. The milestone coincides with the resumption of seasonal service to Stockholm, Sweden, which resumed Monday, April 1, at OAK. Seasonal… Read the full press release

Vistara awarded the ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ titles in TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019

New Delhi, India, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full service carrier, has been awarded the titles ‘Best Airline – India’ and ‘Best Regional Airline – Asia’ in the third edition of TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice® Awards 2019 for Airlines. The accolades come to Vistara from the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor, for the… Read the full press release

Aigle Azur extends partnership with Amadeus

MADRID, Spain, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In the ever competitive airline industry, we are always looking to ensure the technology we use is cutting-edge. This is especially important for us, as we are the second largest French carrier in terms of passengers boarded. This is why Amadeus has long been our partner. We’re… Read the full press release

Amadeus announces new content distribution agreement with SereneAir

MADRID, Spain, 2019-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As Pakistan’s premium airline, SereneAir is on a mission to rejuvenate the domestic flying experience. With our advanced technology, expansive destinations, eclectic cuisine, and top notch service, SereneAir aims to provide an aviation experience like never before. A large part of fulfilling this aim will be a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the second consecutive Influencers Summit INFLOW 2019

Airline to bring more than 40 top digital influencers in travel, luxury, fashion, gastronomy and lifestyle to participate in the three-day summit  The event will feature panels on key topics including the importance of influencer marketing, enhancing online marketing strategy and influencer partnership development DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Aeroflot named as the best Russian airline for the second straight year in the annual GQ Travel Awards 2019

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has been named as the best Russian airline for the second straight year in the annual GQ Travel Awards 2019. The award ceremony recognising the best names in the field of elite tourism was held on 15 March in Moscow. The GQ Travel Awards differ from other… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the Official Airline Sponsor of the 10th annual Qatar International Food Festival (QIFF) 2019

Airline to fly more than 20 international celebrity chefs to Doha to take part in this year’s festival, including Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, Masaharu Morimoto, Richard Sandoval, and Dominique Ansel of ‘Cronut’ fame The 11-day event, taking place from 20-30 March, will feature more than 150 food stalls and trucks, offering visitors the chance to sample… Read the full press release

Vietjet introduces two new international routes to Tokyo and Busan

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcoming the bustling summer, new-age carrier Vietjet introduces two new international routes: Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) – Tokyo (Narita – Japan) and Nha Trang (Vietnam) – Busan (South Korea) with tickets purchasable now. These two new routes aim to connect the popular tourism cities,… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport cargo zone welcomes a new airline: Sichuan Airlines Cargo

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — By the end of April, the Chinese carrier Sichuan Airlines Cargo, active in a country well-known for its e-commerce, will strengthen the cargo network operated at Brussels Airport. With 732,000 tonnes of cargo in 2018, Brussels Airport has become one of the major hubs. Its strategic location at… Read the full press release

Vistara becomes the first Indian airline to offer sanitary pads on flights within India

Vistara to provide organic bio-degradable sanitary napkins to customers upon request Service to be available on all flights across Vistara network starting 8 March 2019 Part of ‘Vistara for Women’: A suite of services especially for women All-women crew to operate retro-themed flights on the #VistaraRetroJet between Delhi and Goa on Women’s Day, with crew… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times

The cargo carrier was also runner-up for ‘Global Air Cargo Brand of the Year’ and ‘International Cargo Airline of the Year in Africa’ DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has been named ‘Global Air Cargo Airline of the Year’ by STAT Trade Times. The… Read the full press release

flydubai reports an annual revenue increase of 12.4% compared to the same period the previous year

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Key Results for 2018 flydubai has today, 20 February 2019, announced its Results for the reporting period ending 31 December 2018 flydubai reports total annual revenue of AED 6.2 billion (USD 1.7 billion) compared to AED 5.5 billion (USD 1.5 billion) last year; an increase of 12.4%… Read the full press release

oneworld® shares twenty key facts to mark its 20th anniversary

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Twenty key facts about oneworld® as the global alliance marks the 20th anniversary of its launch: 1. oneworld airlines serve some 1,100 destinations in 180 countries and territories – from Aalborg to Zurich, and from Albania to Zimbabwe – and you and your baggage can be checked right… 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