Boeing and SpiceJet celebrate the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8

Indian carrier to operate up to 205 MAX jets on regional and international routes Fuel-efficient 737 MAX to help SpiceJet save $1.5 million per plane a year SEATTLE, Washington, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8. The airline plans to use the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO)

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announces new seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO). The new flights will operate Saturdays in March 2019. Tickets are available now at Southwest.com. The airline is also bringing back seasonal nonstop service to Phoenix, Arizona (PHX) with flights operating on Saturdays… Read the full press release

South African Airways is the host airline for the Airlines Association of Southern Africa’s 48th annual general assembly in Livingstone, Zambia

LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) is the host airline for the Airlines Association of Southern Africa’s (AASA) 48th annual general assembly (AGA), taking place from 11 to 14 October 2018 in Livingstone, Zambia. The theme for this year’s AGA is Enabling African Airline Service Excellence. The assembly, which… Read the full press release

South African Airways donates 15 computers to Shungu Namutitima Primary and Secondary School in Livingstone, Zambia

SAA Donates Fully Equipped Computer Lab to Livingstone School to further STEM Learning Opportunities LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has donated 15 computers to Shungu Namutitima Primary and Secondary School in Livingstone, Zambia yesterday.  SAA partnered with Bombardier, a multinational aerospace and transportation company, to present the school… Read the full press release

Oman Air earns four star rating in Major Regional Airline category in the 2019 APEX Official Airline Ratings

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has received four star rating in the category of Major Regional Airline in the 2019 APEX Official Airline Ratings. Held in Boston on 24 September, 2018, the awards ceremony took place during APEX EXPO, the industry’s largest passenger… Read the full press release

British Airways as the official airline partner of Team UK for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is proud to announce it will be the official airline partner of Team UK, a 72-strong group of wounded, injured and sick serving military personnel and veterans, who have been specially selected to represent Great Britain at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018, presented by Jaguar Land… Read the full press release

Emirates won the Aviation 100 ‘Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year

Airline also scoops up ‘Deal of the Year for Innovation’ award Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has won the Aviation 100 ‘Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year’, awarded by Airline Economics magazine. The Aviation 100 awards recognise aviation’s most outstanding performers, as well as the… Read the full press release

Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system ice now with over 1,000 movies – more than any other airline

It takes 119 trips on the world’s longest A380 flight from Dubai to Auckland to complete Emirates’ film catalogue Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Film fans travelling on Emirates can now look forward to even more choice as ice, Emirates’ award-winning inflight entertainment system, reaches a new milestone by offering over 1,000 movies –… Read the full press release

easyJet welcomes Virgin Atlantic as new ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ airline partner

easyJet extends ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ to new connections airline partner Virgin Atlantic LUTON, England, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has today (02 / 10 / 2018) announced that it has signed up Virgin Atlantic as a new airline partner to its unique connections service  ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ This means that from… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways wins ‘Best Inflight Service’ Award at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018 and named the ‘Best Middle Eastern/African Airline’ at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards

Airline received the ‘Best Inflight Service’ award at TTG Travel Awards 2018, and came up tops in the Middle Eastern/African region at the 2018 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its award-winning year by clinching the ‘Best Inflight Service’ Award at the 29th Annual TTG Travel Awards 2018…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways joins Fashion Weekend International 2018 as the Official Airline Partner

Award-winning airline joins Fashion Weekend International 2018 Destination Doha to present a show that will put Doha on the map as a global hub for fashion & couture DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the Official Airline Partner for Fashion Weekend International 2018 (FWI2018), in partnership with… Read the full press release

Norwegian named a Four-Star Low-Cost Airline by The Airline Passenger Experience

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has been named a Four-Star Low-Cost Airline by The Airline Passenger Experience (APEX), the highest honor for low-cost airlines. Their Official Airline Ratings™ was the first airline rating program based solely on certified passenger feedback and Norwegian was one of ten low-cost airlines worldwide to receive… Read the full press release

SkyTeam the first airline alliance to offer a comprehensive flight search tool making it easier for customers to plan and book trips on all 20 member airlines

Real-time availability, schedule, and pricing information Easier for Frequent Flyers to earn miles across 20 member airlines Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SkyTeam, the global airline alliance has launched a new metasearch tool on its website making it easier for customers to plan and book trips on all 20 member airlines. SkyTeam… Read the full press release

Norwegian named as the most fuel-efficient airline on transatlantic routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today (Sep 12, 2018) released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United… Read the full press release

Emirates wins “Preferred Airline of the Year by Filipinos” at The Filipino Times Awards 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has won “Preferred Airline of the Year by Filipinos” at The Filipino Times Awards 2018. The airline has been crowned for the second consecutive year based on reader feedback and online public voting. The accolade recognises Emirates’ commitment to offering the Filipino community, one of the… Read the full press release

British Airways as Principal Partner to Twickenham Stadium and the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways announced as Principal Partner to Twickenham Stadium and the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby British Airways will become the Official Airline Partner to England Rugby, flying the Men’s and Women’s squads to tournaments around the world. The multi-year, ground-breaking new partnership will also see the… Read the full press release

British Airways named Best Family Friendly Airline

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating being named Best Family Friendly Airline* out of 20 international airlines, looking at how easy they make the travel experience for families. As well as sitting families together for free, British Airways was praised for offering families pre-boarding, giving children their own free checked… Read the full press release

Norwegian named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian was today named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards held in London. The Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards are independent and impartial… Read the full press release

easyJet becomes the first airline in the UK to offer apprenticeships under the new Government apprenticeship standards

First apprenticeships offered by an airline in the UK under the new Government apprenticeship standards One year training programme combining training at easyJet’s Gatwick training academy and on the job experience LUTON, England, 2018-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has appointed the first cohort to its new cabin crew apprenticeship scheme – the first of… Read the full press release

Norwegian named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline for the fourth consecutive year at the World Travel Awards

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has been named Europe’s Leading Low-Cost Airline 2018 for the fourth consecutive year at the 25th annual World Travel Awards, one of the travel industry’s most prestigious awards. The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors… Read the full press release

Comedian Rhod Gilbert trained to become British Airways cabin crew for his BBC2 show, Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience

LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Stand up comedian Rhod Gilbert learnt how to put out fires, deliver a baby and evacuate an aircraft after an emergency landing as he trained to become British Airways cabin crew for his BBC2 show, Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience. The show is broadcast for the first time on… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to launch Doha to Cardiff route using the ultra-modern Airbus A350-900 on the day of inauguration

Award winning airline’s first flight to Cardiff will be on the Airbus A350-900 aircraft Qatar Airways will launch daily flights to Cardiff on 1 May 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that the inaugural flight for its soon-to-launch Doha to Cardiff route will be flown using… Read the full press release

APEX Passenger Choice awards: Qatar Airways receives 2018 Five-Star APEX Official Airline rating; wins 4 awards

Airline awarded ‘Best Overall Airline: Middle East’, ‘Best Food and Beverage: Middle East’, ‘Best Cabin Service: Middle East’ and ‘Best Seat Comfort: Middle East’ DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been awarded the APEX Passenger Choice award™ for ‘Best Overall Airline: Middle East’; ‘Best Food and Beverage: Middle East’; ‘Best… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines awarded $543 million to its employees

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Employees were awarded $543 million today in ProfitSharing. The 2017 award equals approximately 11.3 percent of each eligible Employee’s eligible compensation—the equivalent of more than five weeks’ pay. This $543 million contribution—nearly $1.5 million a day—is the third-largest total dollar amount Southwest Airlines® has ever allocated… Read the full press release

CityJet recruitment days for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in Brussels, Belgium

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that we are currently recruiting for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions for our client CityJet. Recruitment days will be taking place for these positions on the 10th and 17th January in Brussels, Belgium. This is an exciting opportunity to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways became the first airline to ever display five aircraft on static display at the Paris Air Show

Qatar Airways awarded Airline of the Year, Best Airline in the Middle East and Best Business Class Airline Seat at the 2015 Skytrax Awards Qatar Airways and Boeing announced a firm order for 10 777-8Xs and four 777 freighters and stations five aircraft on static display at Le Bourget Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways,… Read the full press release

Vueling becomes the first airline in the world to implement contactless systems for paying with cell phones

Users can automatically enter their data with NFC and Scanning methods supported by the Android OS.  IT Chief Samuel Lacarta: “If we can streamline the process while keeping it secure, the customer experience will be much simpler”. Barcelona, 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Vueling once again leads the pack in technological innovation, become the first… Read the full press release

UAE national airline Etihad Airways announced it ordered 199 aircraft and 294 engines for US$ 67 billion, its largest ever fleet order

Orders 117 Airbus and 82 Boeing aircraft Confirms 127 GE Aviation, 115 Rolls-Royce and 52 CFM engines Total list price of combined orders tops US$ 67 billion Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013-11-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced its largest ever fleet order, for 199 aircraft and 294 engines,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to offer non-stop flights from Doha to Miami beginning June 10, 2014

DOHA, Qatar, 2013-10-24 — /travelprnews.com/ — Qatar Airways, the national carrier for Qatar, has announced Miami (IATA code: MIA) to be its sixth destination to the U.S. beginning June 10, 2014.  The airline will offer non-stop flights from its hub in Doha four-times per week aboard a Boeing 777. “The U.S. is a growing market for us… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines named Service Quality Institute’s Worldwide Customer Service Leader at the Worldwide Customer Service Conference

Istanbul, Turkey, 2013-10-21— /travelprnews.com/ — Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most customer service driven airline in Africa, was chosen as Service Quality Institute’s Worldwide Customer Service Leader in Istanbul Turkey on 12 October during the awards banquet at the Worldwide Customer Service Conference. CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, Tewolde Gebremariam received the award. Also present at the… Read the full press release