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

SITA partners with start-up Safety Line to make airline operations more efficient and environmentally friendly

Saving aircraft fuel during the climb and cruise phases of a flight is a major opportunity to reduce aviation CO2 emissions Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is partnering with start-up Safety Line to help pilots and airlines limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and… Read the full press release

IATA: The key to restoring the freedom of mobility across borders is systematic COVID-19 testing of all travelers before departure

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all passengers before departure as an alternative to quarantine measures in order to re-establish global air connectivity. IATA will work through the International Civil… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces property review as part of its overall ‘reset’ and recovery plan

Group-wide property review of its rented space, particularly corporate offices. Some aviation facilities may move if opportunities to consolidate on-shore. Part of the Group’s overall ‘reset’ and recovery plan in response to COVID crisis. Expression of interest process for state governments Sydney, Australia, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group is reviewing the… Read the full press release

IHG® and Emirates Skywards team up to offer members chance to earn more rewards

IHG® Rewards Club members can earn 3X Skywards Miles when they register and book a stay at any IHG® Hotels & Resorts worldwide* Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) and Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, have launched a limited time offer allowing IHG Rewards Club and Emirates… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new deal that will benefit students and their families

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced an exciting new deal that will help international students to see more of their family, and more of the world during the year. Whether it is to travel between home and school, or to see more of the world with friends during school breaks… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches 100th aircraft with high-speed ‘Super Wi-Fi’ connectivity

Airbus A350-900 aircraft A7-ALC becomes Qatar Airways’ 100th aircraft to be fitted with high-speed Super Wi-Fi, which has connected millions of passengers since 2018 The airline is rolling out its Super Wi-Fi service across its young fleet of modern, fuel-efficient aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating the launch of… Read the full press release

Malta Air announces partnership with local charity Puttinu Cares

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Malta Air, today (09 Sept) have launched its local charity partnership with Puttinu Cares, supporting Maltese families of children requiring cancer treatment abroad by providing accommodation for family members travelling with the children. Puttinu Cares – Chosen Maltese Charity Partner – aim is to support family members of… Read the full press release

Boeing announces the appointment of Ed Dandridge as senior vice president and chief communications officer

Boeing has named Ed Dandridge senior vice president and chief communications officer, the company announced. Dandridge joins Boeing from AIG, where he was global chief marketing and communications officer since April 2018. CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today (Sept. 9, 2020) named Ed Dandridge as the company’s senior… Read the full press release

Finnair resumes one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to operate one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing as of 11 September. The route will be operated with Airbus A350 aircraft until 18 October, and it supports cargo and passenger travel demand between Europe and China. The flight schedule… Read the full press release

Blue Islands announces codeshare agreement with Loganair

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands’ new codeshare flights with its partner Loganair, Scotland’s airline, are now live. Customers can book services from Guernsey, Jersey, Exeter & Southampton to destinations on the Loganair network here or via their preferred travel agent. The codeshare enables customers to seamlessly book connecting flights with… Read the full press release

British Airways’ on board magazine High Life now in new digital format

London, UK, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ award-winning on board magazine, High Life, is moving online to ba.com and will offer access to content for customers before, during and after a flight. Created with publishing house, Cedar, the magazine will also include a new section for Business Life which will replace the current on-board paper versions of both… Read the full press release