Air Liban installs SITA’s Bag Manager cloud solution at Rafic Hariri International Airport

Agile cloud systems that increase operational efficiency and reliability have helped expand the airport’s capacity to handle nine million bags per year. Beirut, Lebanon, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA and Middle East Airlines–Air Liban (MEA) have renewed a technology contract and moved the airport’s baggage reconciliation system (BRS) at Rafic Hariri International Airport… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport announces return of Flight Academy programme at Runway Visitor Park, 24 – 28 October

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme gives youngsters the chance to sit in the cockpit of a real plane and see the roles that keep the airport running in action Sessions are for 4-7yrs and 8-12yrs age groups Ticket for one adult and one child costs just £12 For more information see www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk Manchester, UK, 2022-Sep-30 —… Read the full press release

SFO completes full-scale emergency exercise

Simulated aircraft accident tests emergency response, agency coordination SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its full-scale emergency exercise today (September 28, 2022), simulating an aircraft accident to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple agencies. “Our airport has seen a wide… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus expands fleet with its first Airbus A320neo aircraft

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Pictured are Aer Lingus First Officer Conor Murray, cabin crew members Oisin Leong and Kellie Woods, and Aer Lingus Director of Fleet Lander Dominguez Ruiz as Aer Lingus took delivery of its first Airbus A320neo aircraft (registration EI-NSA, named Saint Thomas), which will go into service on… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus to operate direct service between Cleveland, Ohio and Dublin for summer 2023

Aer Lingus will be the only Irish and European airline to operate from Cleveland, Ohio Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has today (28 September 2022) announced a new transatlantic route for summer 2023 which will see the airline operate its first service to Cleveland, Ohio direct from Dublin. Commencing on… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomes Bamboo Airways’ new service to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

London, UK, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers across London and the South-East will benefit from a new connection from London Gatwick to Asia this winter, with Bamboo Airways launching flights to the popular Vietnamese destination Ho Chi Minh City. From there, passengers will also be able to connect onwards with Bamboo Airways to… Read the full press release

ITC and IATA to cross-link information offerings to expand access to strategic information for trade and cargo professionals

London, Geneva, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) joined forces to improve access to global trade and air cargo supply chain information for businesses and air cargo professionals. Through this agreement, ITC and IATA will cross-link their information offerings, including data, to expand… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free to sell FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM merchandise across Qatar

The award-winning retailer will sell FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM merchandise across Qatar in fan zones and at each match stadium. DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free, a fully owned subsidiary of FIFA Partner Qatar Airways, is proud to announce that it has been named as Official Retail Store for the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Privilege Club and ALL – Accor Live Limitless enhance offerings for members

Privilege Club and ALL members can now link their accounts to enjoy incredible rewards and benefits, including tier fast-track Doha, Qatar, 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Privilege Club and ALL – Accor Live Limitless announce the enhancement of their strategic partnership, providing new ways for members to earn both Avios and ALL… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) announces partnership with Iskwew Air

Musqueam Territory / Richmond, B.C., 2022-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (September 26, 2022), Iskwew Air and Vancouver International Airport (YVR) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that strengthens the working relationship between the Indigenous, woman-owned airline and the airport. The MOU between Iskwew Air and YVR is based on collaboration to enhance connectivity… Read the full press release

Emirates named ‘Airline of the Year’ for third consecutive year at the Monitor Airline of the Year 2022

Emirates is voted ‘Airline of the Year’ for third consecutive year Airline receives top honours for premium services and in-flight entertainment system Loyalty program and cargo services recognized in award program based on consumer poll Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has been named ‘Airline of the Year 2022’ in Bangladesh, clinching… Read the full press release

Emirates to launch additional services to Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban

Airline to serve Johannesburg with three daily flights Restore services to Cape Town with double daily schedule Durban to be served with daily flights from 1 December Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be bringing new travel opportunities, choice and convenience for customers traveling to and from South Africa with additional… Read the full press release

Air Canada welcomes the Government of Canada’s decision to lift masks on aircraft, testing and quarantine, and ArriveCan Requirements

Further streamlining is needed to benefit travellers, economy   MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Sept. 26, 2022) welcomed the Government of Canada’s decision to lift remaining COVID-19 restrictions, including requirements for wearing masks on aircraft, testing and quarantine, and the compulsory use of ArriveCan beginning October 1, 2022. “Air Canada welcomes the removal of… Read the full press release

Air Canada Cargo joins the CargoWise platform to enhance its digital capabilities

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada Cargo today (September 27, 2022) announced that it has become the first North American carrier to join the CargoWise platform as it continues to enhance its digital capabilities. The integration of CargoWise as an eBooking platform will allow customers to have real-time access to schedules,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo partners with WebCargo to enhance user experience and booking efficiency

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo is adding a new channel for its customers around the world to directly access and book its flights for cargo shipments, in a digital-led move to enhance user experience and booking efficiency. Working with WebCargo by Freightos, the industry’s largest air cargo booking platform, Emirates… Read the full press release

flydubai launches twice-weekly service to Namangan, Uzbekistan

The Dubai-based airline grows its network in Uzbekistan with the launch of its twice-weekly service to its third destination in the country after Samarkand and Tashkent Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, continues to grow its operations in Uzbekistan with the launch of a twice-weekly service to Namangan… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways named The World’s Best Regional Airline and The Best Regional Airline in Asia at 2022 Skytrax World Airline Awards

London, England, 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Skytrax Institute has recently announced the winners of the 2022 World Airline Awards, dubbed as the Oscar of the aviation industry, and Bangkok Airways has once again been crowned the winner of two prestigious awards; The World’s Best Regional Airline and The Best Regional Airline in… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces return of United Airlines and American Airlines services this October

October school holidays busiest since 2019 20% (month-on-month) increase in capacity to US destinations A total of five airlines flying to/from Auckland from/to North America offers up to 60 flights per week over the summer period. Auckland will be connected to eight non-stop destinations to North America during summer 2022/2023; Dallas Fort Worth DFW, Los… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland and West Oakland Job Resource Center to train workers for green technologies in the transportation and logistics industry

Projects will train workers for jobs in the transportation and logistics industry Oakland, Calif., 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland has joined forces with the West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) to train workers for green jobs in the transportation and logistics industry. WOJRC received a $350,000 grant from the California Energy Commission’s Clean… Read the full press release

SITA re-elects Dr. Adib Charif as President of the SITA Council

Dr. Charif has held the role since 2021. The SITA Council represents members of the global air transport community. Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, has announced the re-election of Dr. Adib Charif, Head of IT at Middle East Airlines-Air Liban, as President… Read the full press release

easyJet launches roadmap to achieve net-zero carbon emission by 2050

Airline launches detailed plan to net-zero carbon emissions within next 30 years, with the ultimate ambition to be flying on zero carbon emission hydrogen planes Six in 10 Brits are excited about the prospect of zero carbon emission aircraft with four in 10 confident of zero emission planes in the next 15 years 82% believe… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes back Delta Air Lines’ daily services to New York JFK from 10 April 2023

London, UK, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling to the USA from Gatwick Airport can now book flights to New York JFK with Delta Air Lines, after the operator announced it would be returning to the London airport from next April. Delta will be operating a daily service out of New York on… Read the full press release

British Airways announces launch of online wine retailer The Wine Flyer

London, UK, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers will soon be able to collect Avios towards their travels when ordering exclusively from a new online wine retailer. The airline has announced details of The Wine Flyer, which will launch on 4 October 2022 in partnership with IAG Loyalty. This dedicated online retailer… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Travel Solutions’ new summer programme to Majorca

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Northern Ireland’s leading tour operator, Travel Solutions has announced the launch of a new summer programme to Majorca, flying direct from Belfast City Airport. Making the announcement, Travel Solutions Managing Director, Peter McMinn, said: “We are excited to launch our new range of holidays to Majorca… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways honored with Airline of the Year, World’s Best Business Class, World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining, and Best Airline in the Middle East awards at the 2022 Skytrax awards

Airline also named World’s Best Business Class, World’s Best Business Class Lounge Dining and Best Airline in the Middle East Fitting tribute as the Airline celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2022 DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As the airline proudly celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2022, Qatar Airways has been named “Airline of the… Read the full press release

Allegiant rebrands its Sunseeker inflight magazine into nonstoplife

Allegiant nonstoplife takes flight with rebranding of Sunseeker magazine LAS VEGAS, NV, 2022-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Sept. 21, 2022) announced a rebrand of its signature inflight magazine – an expert guide to the best places to eat, drink and have fun throughout its all-nonstop network –  as part of the… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates service to Samarkand, Uzbekistan

The Dubai-based airline becomes the first UAE national carrier to provide direct flights to Samarkand flydubai grows its network in Uzbekistan to three points including Namangan from 24 September and the capital, Tashkent Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, celebrated its inaugural service to Samarkand, becoming the first… Read the full press release

dnata named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2022 Air Cargo News Awards for the 8th consecutive time

London, UK, 2022-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 8th consecutive time, dnata has been named ‘Ground Handler of the Year’ at the 2022 Air Cargo News Awards. The awards, which have long been recognised as the preeminent accolades in the air cargo industry, were presented at a gala event in London. Alex Doisneau, Managing Director of… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds new route between Bydgoszcz to Bristol to its Winter’22 schedule

29 ROUTES IN TOTAL FOR WINTER 2022 DUBLIN, Ireland, 2022-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (20th Sept) announced a new route for its Bristol Winter’22 schedule to Bydgoszcz, Poland, starting from the 30th of October. This route which will operate twice per week, brings Ryanair’s total number of routes to/from Bristol for Winter’22 to… Read the full press release

Air Canada recognized at the Canadian HR Awards for its Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada was recently recognized at the annual Canadian HR Awards with the Payworks Award for Best Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy. This honour recognizes an organization for successfully establishing corporate social responsibility in its culture through its people and the role HR had in the strategy and… Read the full press release