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

Emirates marks 15 years of service to Accra, Ghana

Accra, Ghana, 2019-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the award-winning airline has celebrated a milestone in its operation to Ghana, marking 15 years of service to Accra. The first Emirates flight flew into Kotoka International Airport in January 2004, and the airline has since carried close to 1.6 million passengers between Accra and Dubai and… Read the full press release

Iberia announces new thrice-weekly direct service from Madrid to Châlons-Vatry, France

Starting 31 March, the airline will fly three times a week from Madrid to the capital of the Champagne region.  This summer it will also open new routes to Bergen, Oslo, Bari, Zadar and Verona –tickets are now on sale. In June, Iberia flights to Mexico City will be increased to three per day –the largest capacity to any… Read the full press release

Laudamotion now a 100% subsidiary of Ryanair Holdings Plc

Lauda commits to 24 aircraft in S19 & signs LOI to grow to 30 aircraft in S20 Lauda traffic to grow from 4m in year 1 to 6m in year 2 DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Laudamotion, Austria’s No. 1 low fares airline, today (29 Jan) confirmed that Ryanair has completed the purchase… Read the full press release

flydubai becomes the first UAE-based airline to operate direct flights to Uzbekistan

With the launch of five flights a week to Tashkent, flydubai will offer 33 weekly flights to seven points in Central Asia   The new destination will operate as a codeshare route with Emirates with a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today has announced the start… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines named 2018 best on-time Asia-Pacific Airline for the seventh consecutive year

Honored with Asia-Pacific Title for Seven Consecutive Years Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — For the seventh consecutive year and ninth in total, Japan Airlines (JAL) has been named the best on-time Asia-Pacific Airline for its domestic and international flights operated in calendar year 2018 by FlightStats Inc., a US flight status tracking company… Read the full press release

easyJet welcomes Cathay Pacific as new airline partner to its connections service, Worldwide by easyJet

LUTON, England, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (JANUARY / 22/ 2019) announced Cathay Pacific will be a new airline partner to its unique connections service, Worldwide by easyJet. easyJet customers will be able to connect seamlessly between easyJet flights across its European network flying into London Gatwick Airport and… Read the full press release

Ryanair is the first airline to land at the new Región de Murcia International Airport

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (15 Jan) became the first airline to land at the new Región de Murcia International Airport, which was officially opened by his Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain. Ryanair’s new daily service from East Midlands airport was the inaugural arrival to Murcia… Read the full press release

OAG Aviation Worldwide ranked Bangkok Airways 5th most punctual airline in 2018

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited or Bangkok Airways has been rated 5th as the most punctual airline 2018 from the OAG Aviation Worldwide, the global aviation industry data analysis company. Bangkok Airways is the only Thai carrier that ranks in the top 20 airlines based on its… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to bring more travellers between India and Doha as the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019

Award-winning airline celebrates culture as a universal connection that brings people together  Qatar Airways currently operates 102 weekly flights between Doha and 13 destinations in India DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it is the Official Airline Partner for the Qatar-India Year of Culture 2019, marking… Read the full press release

oneworld retained its premier on-time status for the sixth consecutive year

NEW YORK, NY, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — oneworld® is the best alliance for on-time flights, according to FlightGlobal Incorporating FlightStats, the leading airline industry data services and solutions technology company, which ranks oneworld as the alliance with the most punctual airline operations in 2018 for the sixth year running. It means oneworld has retained this premier on-time… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines is the official airline partner of the Holiday Fair 2019 in Vienna

Austrian Airlines is the airline partner of the Holiday Fair in Vienna  Aircraft turbine selfie station, Jetshop and much more await visitors  Special trade fair offers bookable on site and online from January 10-13, 2019 VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s time again for the Holiday Fair in Vienna, luring thousands of visitors… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new four times weekly service from Manchester to Billund starting April 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (4 Jan) announced a new route from Manchester to Billund, with a four times weekly service commencing in April, as part of Ryanair’s Manchester Summer 2019 schedule. Ryanair’s Manchester Summer schedule includes 63 routes in total with 8 new routes to Bordeaux, Billund,… Read the full press release

Beat the winter blues with Norwegian’ New Year sale

Transatlantic flights from £135/€99 one-way Flights to South America from £199.90 one-way Economy and Premium fares included in the sale LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has launched its New Year sale offering traveller’s savvy savings on all long-haul flights from the UK and Ireland, including the UK’s cheapest direct flight to… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports recognized its stakeholder and partner airline during its annual dinner event

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Annual dinner event hosted by Abu Dhabi Airports in appreciation of stakeholder and partner airlines’ contribution to excellent customer service Abu Dhabi Airports hosted its annual Stakeholder and Airlines Relations Dinner in recognition of the crucial role played by its various stakeholders and partner airlines… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline ‘flynas’ announce codeshare partnership

Extended connectivity between India and Saudi Arabia Domestic network access beyond gateway cities both in India and Saudi Arabia Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service, international airline, and ‘flynas’, Saudi Arabia’s first budget airline, have entered into an extensive codeshare partnership to enhance connectivity between India and… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5, 18 months since it opened. Reminiscent of a luxury hotel lobby, The First Wing features dedicated security lanes granting customers direct access to British Airways’ prestigious First… Read the full press release

Wizz Air recognized as the best low-cost airline and passengers’ most preferred choice in Bulgaria

WIZZ AIR WON TWO SKY AWARDS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN BULGARIA IN 2018 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Bulgaria’s leading carrier and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, was recognized as the best low-cost airline in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious awards were won… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines welcomes airline veteran John Kirby as its newest Vice President of Network Planning

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) announced today (Dec 7, 2018) it has hired airline veteran John Kirby as its newest Vice President of Network Planning.  Kirby will oversee what is set to be a large network expansion in the coming years for Spirit.  Kirby is a highly experienced, successful and well-regarded leader… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Supervisory Board creates new Airline Resources & Operations Standards division to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines

New Airline Executive Board function Resources & Operations Standards created in order to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has laid the foundations for improving the operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines. With the… Read the full press release

Oman Air and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad recognized at the 2018 World Travel Awards

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded World’s Leading Airline Economy Class at the 2018 World Travel Awards and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad has been named “World’s Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2018”. The World Travel Awards 2018 were presented recently at… Read the full press release

JAL certified to be the most punctual airline in the world according to FlightGlobal

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) was awarded the Most Consistent Winner, an award given to the airline with the best on-time performance in domestic and international flights in the past five years (January 2013 to December 2017) by FlightGlobal, at a forum held in Atlanta, Georgia US. FlightGlobal compiled flight operation… Read the full press release

Aeroflot recognized as World’s Leading Airline Brand and World’s Leading Airline – Business Class at the World Travel Awards 2018

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s leading position in global aviation was affirmed this weekend when it took two top prizes at the Grand Final of the World Travel Awards 2018 – World’s Leading Airline Brand and World’s Leading Airline – Business Class. Aeroflot maintained its status as the No. 1 brand in… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines the only Russian airline to receive GREEN status from IATA Fast Travel Program

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is the first airline in Russia to receive a certificate confirming its GREEN status in the Fast Travel Program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The program is aimed at simplifying airport procedures for passengers. IATA appreciated S7 Airlines’s efforts to improve passenger self-service options that ensure a faster and more convenient flight… Read the full press release

S7 Priority voted best Loyalty Program

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is the recipient of the Business Traveller Russia and CIS Awards awards. The readers voted for S7 Priority as the best loyalty program. “We are grateful to the readers of the Business Traveller magazine. It it especially rewarding to be appreciated by the passengers who make regular business trips. We are constantly improving S7 Priority and offering… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Qsuite named ‘Best Business Class’ and its dine-on-demand in flight cuisine named ‘Best Catering’ in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019

Airline also ranked one of AirlineRatings’ top 10 airlines for 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its winning year as its revolutionary Qsuite was named ‘Best Business Class’ in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019. The airline’s renowned dine-on-demand in flight cuisine was also named ‘Best Catering’. The annual… Read the full press release

Sunwing and Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford launch two new dishes and an exciting new contest

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is excited to announce it is partnering with Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef Lynn Crawford for the third consecutive year. Customers on board Sunwing Airlines can now enjoy a new and improved Sunwing Café menu. Available on all flights, the updated menu features two new dishes… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo wins the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards

Carrier wins awards in the UK and Portugal Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In a resounding validation of excellent air cargo services it offers to customers, Emirates SkyCargo won the Cargo Airline of the Year award at the Global Freight Awards ceremony organised by Lloyd’s Loading List, a renowned freight publication. The… Read the full press release