Qatar Airways provides customers with maximum flexibility to alter their booking date free of charge

Airline’s customers can alter their booking date free of charge or receive a travel voucher in case their plans change DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched a new commercial policy to provide customers with maximum flexibility to suit their travel plans. Passengers that have booked or will book flights… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates Holi with a lined up festive treats and memorable experiences

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Holi, the Indian festival of colours and flavours, has arrived onboard Emirates, and the airline’s chefs have lined up festive treats and memorable experiences. On 9 and 10 March, Emirates’ customers travelling to and from seven destinations in India – Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo partners with Accuity to automate and streamline its regulatory compliance screening operations

Air cargo carrier signs multi-year deal with Accuity to optimise its sanctions compliance and export control programs Dubai / London, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, announced that it is working with Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions,… Read the full press release

Scoot welcomes Essence as its media agency and extends the tenure of BLK J as its creative agency

Singapore, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a five-month-long pitch process initiated in October 2019, Scoot has appointed Essence as its media agency of record for a period of two years from March 2020 to March 2022, with an option to renew for a further two years to March 2024. Essence, a global data… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to serve San Pedro Sula and Cancun from New Orleans this summer

Spirit to serve San Pedro Sula and Cancun starting summer 2020 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is broadening The Crescent City’s international reach with two new destinations, the airline announced Monday. The nation’s fastest-growing airline will fly from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Cancun, Mexico (CUN) starting… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways committing to sponsor the IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards for 10 years

Awards established in 2019, with Qatar Airways committing to sponsor for 10 years Winner in each category will receive $25,000 in prize money Doha, Qatar, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today (03 March 2020) that nominations have opened for the second edition of the IATA Diversity &… Read the full press release

KLM-BCG appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the optimization and digitalization of its operations worldwide

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG), known together as the KLM-BCG partnership in digital airline operations, have been appointed by Virgin Atlantic Airways to support the airline with optimising and digitising its operations worldwide. The KLM-BCG partnership, based on their shared vision of driving integrated… Read the full press release

Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort in collaboration with Cabo Verde Airlines hosted a Sales & PR Cocktail Dinner in Lagos, Nigeria

SANTA MARIA, Sal Island, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — On Wednesday, 19th February, 2020, the Commercial team at Hilton Cabo Verde Sal Resort hosted a Sales & PR Cocktail Dinner in Lagos, Nigeria, in collaboration with Cabo Verde Airlines. Following the launch of the direct route from Lagos to Sal Island by the national airline, Hilton Cabo… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve Beyond Burger® on select routes

Limited Time Offer on JAL First Class from Los Angeles and San Francisco to Tokyo Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), in collaboration with Beyond Meat, Inc. (NASDAQ: BYND), today (February 26, 2020) announced the decision to serve the brand’s plant-based Beyond Burger® on select routes between March 1 and May… Read the full press release

Emirates as a lead sponsor of TartanHacks, Carnegie Mellon University’s biggest hackathon

Varsity students propose ideas from augmented and mixed reality to roving agents Dubai, UAE, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — It was a marathon of a different kind – young, bright and futuristic minds at Carnegie Mellon University worked with intent over a 24-hour period to present 10 extraordinary ideas to Emirates – the lead… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with American Airlines

Immediate customer benefits will include increased connectivity, frequent flyer programme alignment plus the creation of hundreds of new travel choices for passengers Qatar, Doha, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has signed a significant codeshare agreement with American Airlines in a move that will increase commercial cooperation, bolster connectivity and create hundreds of… Read the full press release

AnadoluJet offers international flights at prices starting at 1 USD

Istanbul, Turkey, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Turkish Airlines’ successful brand AnadoluJet will offer the opportunity to fly to abroad at prices starting at 1 USD with its new international flights starting on 29 March 2020 from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen and Ankara Esenboğa airports. Adding Germany, Austria, Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Belgium, Denmark,… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways launches 4th edition “Bangkok Airways Boutique Series 2020” annual running event

Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Mr.Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President – Marketing together (4th from left) with Mr. Prachya Limsuwat, Manager -Asatsu (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (4th from right) organized press conference for the launch of the 4th edition “Bangkok Airways Boutique Series 2020”,… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport honours distinguished airlines and partners

Brussels, Belgium, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — This year, Brussels Airport Company continues its annual tradition of presenting the Brussels Airport Aviation Awards. The airport bestows these awards to honour those airlines and partners that have distinguished themselves during the preceding year in terms of network and cargo development, environment and safety, and punctuality… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces nine new nonstop routes and expanded service to San Diego, Las Vegas and Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Feb. 11, 2020) announces nine new nonstop routes, including expanded service to San Diego, Las Vegas and Destin-Fort Walton Beach, Florida. To celebrate this expansion, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $43.* “With summer quickly approaching, we know… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces codeshare agreement with Japan Airlines

Moscow/Tokyo, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot – Russian Airlines and Japan Airlines today (February 10, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will offer added flexibility to passengers travelling between Russia and Japan. The codeshare comes into effect from 29 March 2020, with ticket sales launching at the beginning of March. Both airlines will… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways launches five new regional services from Teesside International Airport

Kirmington, England, 2020-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Five new regional services operated by Flybe franchise partner Eastern Airways from Teesside International Airport are now available for booking through to 24th October 2020 at www.flybe.com or through travel agents and other booking sites. Flights to Belfast City, Dublin and Southampton start on Monday 9th March, London City… Read the full press release

GE Aviation Leadership Development Programme kicks off for UAE National employees at the Emirates Group

DUBAI, UAE, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group and GE Aviation have officially kicked off GE’s Leadership Development Programme for 28 UAE National employees at the Emirates Group. The commencement of the programme follows on from the MOU signed between both organisations at the Dubai Airshow 2019, and since then qualifying Emirati… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces codeshare agreement with Russian Airlines Aeroflot

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot – Russian Airlines and Japan Airlines today (February 10, 2020) announced a codeshare agreement that will offer added flexibility to passengers traveling between Russia and Japan. The codeshare comes into effect from March 29, 2020, with ticket sales launching at the beginning of March. Both airlines… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways offers incredible fares on its popular domestic routes to and from Samui

Offering amazing fares on domestic & international routes to and from Samui Bangkok, Thailand, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited launches the “Samui Super Sale” promotion, offering incredible fares on its popular domestic routes to and from Samui such as, Bangkok (Suvarnabhumi) – Samui, Chiang Mai – Samui, Phuket –… Read the full press release

The CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit kicked off with Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive’s inspiring keynote address

This important global aviation summit was attended by and held under the patronage of Qatar’s Minister of Transport and Communication, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti Qatar Airways GCEO addressed key aviation stakeholders from both the private and public sector on the resilience of the industry in the face of regulatory and operational disruptions… Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds four new holiday destinations from Munich in winter 2020/2021

COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Off to the south: Lufthansa is expanding its holiday offer even further starting at the end of October 2020 by offering four additional holiday destinations from Munich. The Greek city of Thessaloniki is new, and Lufthansa guests can once again reach three Canary Islands non-stop. The sunny… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways suspends flights to mainland China until further notice

DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has taken the decision to suspend flights to mainland China from 3 February until further notice due to significant operational challenges caused by entry restrictions imposed by several countries. An ongoing review of operations will be conducted weekly with the intention to reinstate the flights… Read the full press release

Air Canada temporarily suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada said today ( Jan. 29, 2020) that following the Government of Canada’s Advisory to avoid non-essential travel to mainland China it is temporarily suspending all direct flights to Beijing and Shanghai effective January 30, 2020 until February 29, 2020. Air Canada’s last flights departing Canada will operate today and the return flights will operate from Beijing and Shanghai tomorrow, January 30, 2020. Affected… Read the full press release

Air Canada named one of “Montreal’s Top Employers” in Mediacorp Canada Inc’s annual employer survey for the seventh consecutive year

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today ( Jan. 30, 2020) was named one of “Montreal’s Top Employers” for the seventh consecutive year in Mediacorp Canada Inc’s annual employer survey. The 2020 survey recognizes companies in Montreal with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies, and includes a comparison of others in their industry… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces nonstop service between Cleveland and Cancun

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Great news for people procrastinating on their Valentine’s Day plans! Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is coming to the rescue with nonstop service between Cleveland and Cancun—departing Feb. 14, 2020. Plus, more love meets More Go this spring when Spirit adds even more flights on Cleveland’s key domestic routes. Spirit’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to welcome high-level industry experts to the second edition of CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit

Over 40 high-level industry experts will speak at the summit, taking place in Doha from 5-6 February 2020 Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive will be joined by leaders from the European Parliament, European Commission, U.S. Department of Transportation, IATA, AFRAA, AACO, TIACA, IAG and other airline CEO’s and experts, in speaking at the two day… Read the full press release

The Cathay Pacific Group temporarily modifies services to and from destinations in mainland China

Hong kong, China, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group is implementing temporary service modifications on all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights to and from destinations in mainland China effective 30 January 2020 until further notice. This modified service offering is strictly a temporary measure designed to further strengthen our health and safety… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines received 100 rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) announced today (Jan 29, 2020) that it has received a rating of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, which earns Southwest the distinction of being a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”  The Corporate Equality Index (CEI)… Read the full press release

EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Taiwan-based EVA Air ranks 9th among the world’s safest airlines for 2020, based on analyses by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre (JACDEC). The latest ranking and assessments were released in the February 2020 edition of Germany’s “AERO International Magazine” on January 14. This honor followed… Read the full press release