British Airways raises £27.3m for Flying Start on Red Nose Day, celebrates with an oarsome race

British Airways is celebrating raising more than £27 million for its global charity partnership with Comic Relief by challenging the GB Rowing Team to race a British Airways aircraft Alison Hammond, Rylan and Sir Steve Redgrave put their support behind the event at London City Airport Funds raised for Comic Relief through the Flying Start… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces second round of call-out for local causes, offering £100,000 to support community groups in Sussex, Surrey and Kent

London, UK, 2023-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has launched round two of its call-out for deserving local causes in Sussex, Surrey and Kent. The Gatwick Foundation Fund has earmarked £100,000 to spend across the three counties and is asking local groups which could do with extra support during the cost-of-living crisis to… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund Donates Over £36,000 to Local Projects, Supporting Not-for-Profit Initiatives and Community-Led Organizations

Quarterly meeting sees 22 organisations across Greater Manchester receive grants Beneficiaries include sport clubs, Scout groups and community arts projects For more information or to apply for a grant see: Manchester, UK, 2023-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund has announced it will donate more than £36,000 to community-led projects… Read the full press release

easyJet’s charity flight to see the Northern Lights raises a record £25,000 for Aerobility

The special Aurora charity flight took off on Saturday 18th February where passengers experienced the Northern Lights at 30,000 feet, hosted by BBC Sky at Night presenter Pete Lawrence £25,000 was raised in a record fundraiser of its kind, for charity Aerobility, whose mission is to provide anyone living with any disability access to the magic… Read the full press release

The Peninsula Hotels Launches “Hope for Türkiye” Global Fundraising Initiative for Earthquake Victims in Turkey

Hong Kong, 2023-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, 6 February 2023, two earthquakes, measuring a magnitude of 7.8 and 7.5 hit the south-eastern region of Türkiye, resulting in catastrophic death and destruction. In 2011 with the Great East Japan earthquake and tsunami, and in 2013 with the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan in… Read the full press release

London Gatwick Airport Donates £34,000 to East Surrey Hospital for SASH Charity

London, UK, 2023-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Staff from London Gatwick Airport visited East Surrey Hospital last week to hand over a cheque for £34,000, which was raised by airport staff and passengers for the SASH Charity over the past year. Since SASH Charity – the Trust’s charity – became one of Gatwick’s official… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport Raises CHF 397,431 for Kinderhilfe Sternschnuppe through Charity Water Project

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Swiss mineral water is sold in the duty-free stores at Zurich Airport. Of this, CHF 0.50 each are donated to a charitable organization. The proceeds of CHF 397,431 from the bottles sold over the last 18 months go to the Stiftung Kinderhilfe Sternschnuppe. The “Charity Water” project… Read the full press release

Heathrow Launches New Giving Back Program to Benefit Local Community

Heathrow unveils new Giving Back Programme with a commitment to help one million local people by the end of the decade The new programme includes £6.5 million of funding to local charities and community groups by 2030 Environmental initiatives, access to employment and skill development for young people also form the new range of projects… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s Local Community Fund Grants Over £140,000 to Support Local Projects in 2022

London, UK, 2023-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The past 12 months has been another successful year for Bristol Airport’s Local Community Fund with over £140,000 granted to support local community projects. After an end-of-year review of all successful projects who were awarded funding in 2022, over 2,500 local residents have benefited from Bristol Airport… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s Runway Run raised over £1,695 for charity

London, UK, 2022-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Over one hundred dedicated people raised over £1,695 for charity after completing Bristol Airport’s Runway Run, on Friday night (9 December) in sub-zero temperatures. The event provided a unique opportunity for walkers and runners of all abilities to walk or run the length of the airport’s 2,011… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces the 33nd Annual Day of Hope Run/Walk

Resort invites participants from around the globe to support cancer patients in Hawaii Hawaii, Maui, U.S.A., 2022-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea announces the 33nd Annual Day of Hope Run/Walk, with proceeds benefitting Pacific Cancer Foundation, Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children, and the American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge. A virtual 5K and… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport Group to host Charity Christmas Fashion show on November 17th at Dromoland Castle

Shannon, Ireland, 2022-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Shannon Airport Group is taking to the fashion runway for a glamorous evening of style and Christmas sparkle hosted by Celia Holman Lee in aid of two worthy charities. The elegant evening will be held in the 5-star Dromoland Castle on November 17th  and aims to raise vital funds… Read the full press release

easyJet and Aerobility, a disabled flying charity, to host a unique Aurora Borealis flight

easyJet and charity Aerobility are partnering to offer a special flight to experience the magic of the Northern Lights at 30,000 feet Tickets include a two-course meal, entertainment and expert presentations including from BBC’s Sky at Night presenter Pete Lawrence The funds raised go to charity Aerobility, whose mission is to provide anyone with any… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund to support sixteen organisations in Cheshire and Greater Manchester with more than £25,000 in grants

Latest quarterly meeting sees 16 organisations benefit from grants Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund is celebrating its 25th year, with more than £3.5m donated so far Among beneficiaries are allotments, junior football clubs and scout groups For more information or to apply for a grant see: Manchester, UK, 2022-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Sixteen… Read the full press release

Fairmont and Make-A-Wish launch new global program, Wishes Start Here

Fairmont will grant more than 500 wishes and donate €1 million in charitable support over the next three years Paris, France, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is excited to announce its first global partnership with Make-A-Wish®, after nearly two decades of working closely together at multiple locations across Canada, the United States, Europe and the… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport announces new charity partners Kayleigh’s Wee Stars and We Too

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport is delighted to announce Kayleigh’s Wee Stars and We Too as its new charity partners. In December charities were asked to get in touch with the north-east’s major transport hub to put their organisation forward for a potential partnership. A staff vote at the… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Houston to host Celebrity H-Town Chefs Against Cancer on May 4, 2022

Houston’s top chefs return to premier event after two-year hiatus Houston, U.S.A., 2022-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a two-year hiatus, Four Seasons Hotel Houston will again play host to Celebrity H-Town Chefs Against Cancer, one of the city’s premier philanthropy events. Taking place on May 4, 2022 in the Hotel’s new Grand Ballroom, Celebrity H-Town Chefs Against… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport staff members to participate in the Belfast City Marathon, its first fundraiser for AWARE

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport’s new charity partnership with AWARE is off to a flying start, with staff members from the airport lacing up their running shoes to participate in the upcoming Belfast City Marathon. Aiming to raise vital funds for the charity, a group of 17 staff… Read the full press release

easyJet and Virgin Atlantic to raise funds for UNHCR’s humanitarian efforts in Ukraine through charity football match

London, UK, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet and Virgin Atlantic have announced that staff will meet on the pitch for the first time in aid of UNICEF and UK for UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to help raise funds for children and their families affected by the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. The airline vs. airline… Read the full press release

Boeing announced as the Official Partner of The Invictus Games Foundation

LONDON, UK, 2022-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Invictus Games Foundation is pleased to welcome Boeing [NYSE: B.A.] as Official Partner in a multi-year agreement supporting international wounded, injured and sick service personnel and veterans. Boeing is also announced as Premier Partner to the upcoming Invictus Games The Hague 2020, presented by Jaguar Land… Read the full press release

Spirit Charitable Foundation holds successful annual golf event Spirit Open

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spirit Open is back! After a two-year hiatus, Spirit Airlines Team Members, aviation industry professionals and community leaders hit the links at The Spirit Charitable Foundation’s fifth annual golf event. Together, the Foundation raised more than $1.5 million for nonprofit organizations, surpassing the previous $1 million highpoint raised from The… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental to create a limited-edition Easter egg with silver pendant to support NGO Amref Health Africa

Paris, France, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of Easter, Caterina Murino, the acclaimed actress, jewellery designer and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group Fan, has teamed up with Mandarin Oriental, Paris Pastry Chef Adrien Bozzolo. Their creation? A spectacular and delightful chocolate Easter egg with an egg-shaped filigree pendant inside. All profits from the sale of… Read the full press release

IHG® Army Hotels raised more than $35,000 to support the Tunnel to Towers charity

Hotels all across the country join together to raise funds for military and first responders charity Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is once again celebrating hospitality for heroes in November to mark Veteran’s Day and National Veterans and Military Families Month…. Read the full press release

Boeing announces $1.8 million donation to organizations supporting Indigenous communities in the U.S.

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Nov. 1, 2021), in observance of Native American Heritage Month in the U.S., Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced a $1.8 million donation to organizations supporting Indigenous communities in the U.S. The investment package will fund 22 programs working to improve access to clean water, provide resources for those… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s Community Fund grants more than £1.2 million to support local community projects

London, UK, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — A fund set up to support local community projects around Bristol Airport has made grants totalling more than £1.2 million since it started in 2012. So far in 2021 the management committee which oversees the Airport Environmental Improvement Fund (known at the Local Community Fund) granted over… Read the full press release

The Four Seasons UK Collection invites guests from all around the world to participate in the Terry Fox Run on October 2, 2021

London, England, 2021-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — This fall, participants across the UK will come together to support cancer research charity The Terry Fox Foundation, which has raised more than GBP 500 million to date through its annual fundraising runs. The official Terry Fox Run UK will take place on October 2, 2021 in… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport supports Open House Festival’s volunteer programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has delivered funding to support the volunteer programme of the Open House Festival, a registered charity dedicated to regenerating Bangor through arts and culture. Open House originated in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter in 1999, and moved to Bangor in 2013, where its core month-long… Read the full press release

Give with Oakwood returns for the 2nd year to spread kindness and compassion to vulnerable members of society

Oakwood properties around the world will contribute positively to local communities, charities and food banks with every direct reservation SINGAPORE, 2021-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As the pioneer of serviced residences with over 50 years of hospitality expertise, Oakwood today (19 July 2021) announced the launch of Give with Oakwood, its commitment to effect… Read the full press release

British Airways raised over half a million pounds for Flying Start

Since March 2020 British Airways’ customers and colleagues have raised over £500,000 for Flying Start, the airline’s global partnership with Comic Relief   To celebrate and thank its customers and colleagues, the airline has teamed up with a host of celebrities to create a virtual flight for Red Nose Day Stars showing their support include Alison… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to support Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG) in providing medical and surgical relief to communities around the world

Award-winning airline supports GSMSG bring high quality medical and surgical care to communities in need around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has become the Official Airline Sponsor of the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG) to support its efforts in providing medical… Read the full press release