Malaysia Airlines’ exclusive products MHflypass Malaysia and MHshuttle to also benefit Firefly passengers

Fly Seamlessly and Conveniently with Malaysia Airlines’ Extension of Offerings to Firefly KLIA, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines is pleased to announce that its exclusive products, MHflypass Malaysia and MHshuttle, are now expanded, allowing passengers to enjoy exclusive privileges and worry-free travel within Firefly’s selected domestic network. The new MHflypass Malaysia offering… Read the full press release

SITA to securely integrate SNCF Voyageurs’s back-office activities to its partner airlines

Seamless integration of rail and airline systems provides a smoother journey for passengers. Paris, France, 2022-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As more airlines operating in France offer their passengers train and air ticketing options, French rail operator SNCF Voyageurs has reconfirmed SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, to securely and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways teams up with flydubai, Kuwait Airways, Oman Air and Saudia to connect match ticket holders to Doha via Match Day Shuttle flights

Scheduled Match Day Shuttle services will provide fans a convenient 24-hour experience, from Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and UAE GCC national carriers poised to be exclusive Match Day Shuttle airlines during the tournament period DOHA, Qatar, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of the commitment to make the first ever FIFA World Cup… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Aer Lingus Regional’s new routes to Glasgow and Exeter

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Emerald Airlines, exclusive operator of Aer Lingus Regional, expands its services from Belfast City Airport, with new routes to Glasgow and Exeter taking-off from today. Already servicing Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, and Manchester, Aer Lingus Regional will now operate Glasgow and Exeter routes from Belfast City… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) gears up for the highest levels of passenger traffic since the start of the pandemic

Airport anticipates the highest passenger traffic levels since pandemic began SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) anticipates a busy summer travel season, forecasting the highest levels of passenger traffic since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The summer travel season will begin in earnest on Friday,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines expands codeshare agreement with United Airlines

Singapore, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines and Singapore Airlines strengthen relationship to provide more options and value to customers than ever before Star Alliance members United Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (26 April 2022) announced an expansion to their codeshare agreement, making it easier for customers to travel to more cities… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways launches High-Flyer Recruitment Programme on Women’s Week

Nadi, Fiji, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways launched a High-Flyer Recruitment Programme on Women’s Week that will offer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students’ full-time employment opportunities with the National Airline. The first two High-Flyer recipients were revealed on Friday 11 March and they are Qualified Pilot Meeral Kumar and Aircraft… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines appoints Michael Larivière new Chief Technical Officer

Vienna, Austria, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Michael Larivière (51) will take over as Head of Austrian Technik on March 1, 2022. In this function, he succeeds Michael Kaye, who will devote himself to a new task within the Lufthansa Group. Michael Larivière began his career in the Lufthansa Group in 1994 as Aircraft… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways enhances partnership with Malaysia Airlines

Long-standing partners to offer unrivalled connectivity across both airlines’ global networks via their key hubs – Hamad International Airport and Kuala Lumpur International Airport DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Feb-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Malaysia Airlines Berhad today (23 February 2022) announced a new chapter in their long-standing relationship by signing a Memorandum of… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines’ “AIRcelerate” training program enters fourth round; now open for applications

Eight young talents for AIRcelerate study program wanted Applications now open until 20 April 2022 Dual aviation management bachelor’s degree program with practical assignments starting in September 2022 Austrian Airlines COO Francesco Sciortino: “With AIRcelerate, we offer young talents the optimal framework to become competent and experienced aviation managers.” Vienna, Austria, 2022-Feb-17 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

New IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM) portal launched to help airlines and GSPs

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IGOM Portal, a major support tool for the efficient implementation of the IATA Ground Operations Manual (IGOM). IGOM is the established global industry standard for ground handling worldwide. The IGOM Portal is an online platform where, with… Read the full press release

British Airways introduces improvements to its customer experience as part of its commitment to sustainability

British Airways is making improvements to its customer experience and reinforcing its commitment to put sustainability at the heart of its customer journey The airline is introducing new plant-based menus across its lounges, removing single-use plastic bottles, installing water stations and offering colleagues training in sustainability A premium pre-Covid meal service will be re-introduced in Club… Read the full press release

SITA’s 2021 Air Transport IT Insights: Airlines and airports in China leading the way in automating the passenger journey

New operational efficiencies, low-touch and seamless passenger experiences, and IT to support sustainability identified as priorities. Beijing, China, 2022-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines and airports in China are leading the way globally in automating the passenger journey, with 100% of airlines saying they are investing in upgrading their passenger management systems. In particular,… Read the full press release

Travel Trends 2022 – WUNDERMAN THOMPSON PREDICTS 100 TRENDS THAT WILL DEFINE 2022

Wunderman Thompson today launches the 8th edition of The Future 100: 2022, their annual essential trend almanac offering a snapshot of the year ahead and the most compelling trends to keep on the radar. London, UK 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Future 100: 2022 from Wunderman Thompson’s futurism, research and innovation unit, Wunderman… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces appointment of Neil Thwaites as the new regional vice president of California

Industry veteran Neil Thwaites will lead long-term strategic growth for the Golden State SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines named Neil Thwaites as the new regional vice president of California. In this role, Thwaites will develop and deliver upon Alaska’s strategic objectives for California, a market critical to Alaska’s long-term growth plan. An innovative, results-driven leader with diverse and… Read the full press release

British Airways adds Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki to its European routes for 2022 summer season

London, UK, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching four new routes across Europe in time for the summer season.  Operating from London City Airport, customers can now book to fly to Barcelona, Luxembourg, Milan and Thessaloniki – adding to BA CityFlyer’s already extensive network. Flights to all destinations will operate on… Read the full press release

Caribbean Airlines celebrates its 15th Anniversary and its 2022 marketing campaign, REset Expectations

Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean Airlines celebrates its 15th Anniversary and the roll out of its marketing campaign for 2022,  aptly named REset Expectations. “REset Expectations” is the overarching theme that will underpin everything that is done at Caribbean Airlines – reflecting its signature service and reinforcing the authenticity of the Caribbean… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways performs the first-ever trade on the IATA Aviation Carbon Exchange ACE using the IATA Clearing House

Pioneering initiative opens a new chapter in the promotion of innovation towards environmental sustainability DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Qatar Airways became the first carrier to make a transaction on the IATA Aviation Carbon Exchange (ACE) using IATA Clearing House (ICH)…. Read the full press release

Emirates increases capacity on flights from Dubai to Brisbane

Emirates services to Brisbane open to fully vaccinated passengers who meet eligibility requirements Additional capacity set to meet high travel demand for flights from Dubai to Brisbane, effective today; capacity to return to 100 per cent on flights to Perth from 5 February 2022 Airline expects healthy demand for inbound travel to Brisbane and Perth… Read the full press release

Five lucky Emirates Skywards members have a change to become Skywards millionaires this Dubai Shopping Festival

Emirates Skywards is offering five lucky members a chance to become Skywards millionaires this Dubai Shopping Festival. Shop, dine or unwind at The Dubai Mall or spend with Skywards Everyday partners for a chance to bag a million Miles Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and… Read the full press release

Atlantic Joint Business new routes for Summer 2022: London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas

London, UK, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — As customers look to plan a trip next year, through the Atlantic Joint Business, customers will have a selection of new routes to choose from for Summer 2022.  New gateways include, London to Portland, Barcelona to Los Angeles and Helsinki to Dallas. The Atlantic Joint Business is a… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines expands codeshare arrangements with Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 November 2021) announced that they will reactivate their codeshare arrangement between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, and expand it to include 15 domestic points in Malaysia, seven destinations in Europe, and two cities in South Africa. This follows the announcement that… Read the full press release

Swissport takes full ownership of Swissport Korea

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport International AG has increased the shareholding in its Swissport Korea joint venture to 100 percent from formerly 59 percent, underlining its confidence in the Korean aviation market and delivering on its Asia growth strategy. After first entering the Korean market in 2005 in a joint venture… Read the full press release

StatusMatch.com lancia ufficialmente il suo nuovo programma di fedeltà che conferirà ai viaggiatori italiani premium i vantaggi dello status Gold con Emirates

ROMA, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — StatusMatch.com ha iniziato una collaborazione con Emirates per lanciare una nuova iniziativa che offre ai viaggiatori italiani tutti i vantaggi dello status Gold durante il loro volo. Da oggi, i viaggiatori abituali in possesso di uno status premium idoneo con alcune delle principali compagnie aeree operanti in Italia possono richiedere… Read the full press release

StatusMatch.com launches new loyalty status matching program to give premium Italian travellers Gold status benefits with Emirates

ROME, 2021-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — StatusMatch.com has partnered with Emirates to launch a new initiative that offers Italian travellers the benefits of Gold status when flying. From today, frequent travellers who hold an eligible premium status with select major airlines operating in Italy can apply to get their status matched with Emirates Skywards, the… Read the full press release

Emirates expands operations in South Africa

As demand increases, airline bolsters schedule to 28 weekly flights Introduction of daily A380 services to Johannesburg from 31 October Emirates to restore its strategic South African Airways partnership from end of September 2021 DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has today (8 September 2021) announced that it will be expanding its… Read the full press release

ÀNI PRIVATE RESORTS ANNOUNCES ITS EXCLUSIVE COLLABORATION WITH PRIVATE JET SERVICES (PJS) FOR THE ULTIMATE HOME-TO-DESTINATION EXPERIENCE

London, UK 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — ÀNI Private Resorts, the world’s very first collection of Private Resorts, is delighted to announce its collaboration with Private Jet Services (PJS), offering its guests the ultimate travel experience. To celebrate their partnership with PJS, all guests of ÀNI Private Resorts will receive an in-flight credit for… Read the full press release

dnata and Global Jet Technic team up to provide best-in-class line maintenance support to airlines in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, has partnered with Global Jet Technic (GJT) to provide best-in-class line maintenance support to airlines in Dubai. The partnership will see dnata promote GJT’s quality and reliable services, offering its 150 customers a one-stop-shop of ground handling, cargo… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport welcomes extension of government support for international airlines

Auckland, New Zealand, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The extension of government support for international airlines operating New Zealand’s vital passenger and cargo connections has been welcomed by Auckland Airport. General Manager Aeronautical Commercial at Auckland Airport, Scott Tasker, said the past 12 months have been among the toughest in aviation history, and without… Read the full press release

(UK) Snowstorm Technologies selects CTW as their preferred airline shopping platform

London, UK, 2021-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Snowstorm Technologies is a global leader in providing innovative solutions to travel companies of all shapes and sizes. It’s OneWurld agent desktop sets the standard for collaborative booking solutions, allowing agents and their customers seamless access throughout the travel cycle – from shopping to booking to trip… Read the full press release