British Airways crew members joined two Paralympians hand glide onto Rio’s Ipanema Beach to raise funds for the charity Dreamflight

LONDON, 2016-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — With Rio 2016 just around the corner, daring British Airways crew members joined two Paralympians to hand glide onto Rio de Janeiro’s iconic Ipanema Beach to raise funds for the charity Dreamflight. The pilots and cabin crew, based out of Heathrow, had operated the London to Rio flight the… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways raised almost half a million dirhams for charity during its third annual ‘Run for a Cause’ event on the Abu Dhabi Corniche

Abu Dhabi, 2015-4-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Etihad Airways held its third annual ‘Run for a Cause’ event on the Abu Dhabi Corniche on Friday, 17 April 2015, raising almost half a million dirhams for charity. The event was attended by Sheikh Ahmed bin Nasser Al Nahyan who awarded medals and prizes to the race… Read the full press release

Children from charity Kids Company selected for light aircraft flights as part of the Airbus sponsored ‘Air Smiles Day’ held at Bristol and Wessex Flying Club

BRISTOL, 2015-4-15 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 40 local young people, aged seven to 16, from charity Kids Company were specially selected for light aircraft flights over their home town as part of the Airbus sponsored ‘Air Smiles Day’ held at Bristol and Wessex Flying Club, Bristol Airport on Saturday. Airbus teamed up… Read the full press release

Oakwood Worldwide recognized Zachary Gardner of Boston as the top recipient of its 2013 “Oakwood Gives Back” associate annual giving program

Honorees’ Charities of Choice Awarded $3,000 LOS ANGELES, 2014-2-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oakwood Worldwide, the global leader in corporate housing and serviced apartments, is pleased to recognize Zachary Gardner of Boston, Mass., as the top recipient of its 2013 “Oakwood Gives Back” associate annual giving program. In recognition of Garnder’s achievement, a $1,000 donation was made in… Read the full press release

Russian guest at Anantara Kihavah Villas Maldives donated for health and educational infrastructure of the village

Maldives, 2014-1-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Due to the unexpected generosity of a Russian guest at Anantara Kihavah Villas, the inhabitants of the Kudarikilu island will receive a five thousand US dollar cash injection in the health and educational infrastructure of the village. The contribution details are currently being discussed between the resort authorities and island committee. With… Read the full press release

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines partner with nonprofit organizations to transport 7,300 pounds of medical and educational supplies to Addis Ababa

Airline’s 19 th flight is the most of any carrier involved in Boeing’s Humanitarian Delivery Flight program Everett, WA, US, 2014-1-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Boeing (NYSE:BA) and Ethiopian Airlines have partnered with non-profit organizations, Seattle Anesthesia Outreach and Evangelical Africa Mission Outreach, to transport 7,300 pounds (3,311 kilograms) of medical and educational supplies to the Ethiopian capital,… Read the full press release

Dusit Thani Manila partners with Habitat for Humanity to provide shelter to families affected by Typhoon Haiyan

Manila, Philippines, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dusit Thani Manila partners with Habitat for Humanity in providing shelter to families affected by Typhoon Haiyan through the ‘Give a Gift of Home’ program. The hotel provides an avenue for the guests to support Habitat for Humanity’s cause by offering ways to donate.  Guests can round-off their bill upon check… Read the full press release

London City Airport donates for new music block facility at Gallions Primary School

London, UK, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — A new music block facility at Gallions Primary School is a step closer to completion thanks to a £5,000 donation from London City Airport. The airport’s donation will help build a new standalone music centre to the rear of the existing school building. As well as providing state of the… Read the full press release

Ryanair’s “Fly to Win” scratchcards support UK charity Anthony Nolan with €10,000 donation

Shannon, Ireland, 2013-12-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (17 Dec) made a €10,000 donation to the UK charity Anthony Nolan the latest in a series of charities to receive support from Ryanair’s “Fly to Win” scratchcards. Ryanair’s Michael Cawley presented the €10,000 donation to Nicky Read, Head of Corporate Fundraising at Anthony… Read the full press release

Finavia and Plan Pastilli fund raising boxes raised over €100,000 from Helsinki Airport passengers for children in developing countries

Air passengers have donated more than €100,000 to the work of Plan over five years at Helsinki Airport. The Plan Pastilli fund raising boxes, designed by Eero Aarnio, have been used for the fund raising efforts. Helsinki, Finland, 2013-12-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cooperation between Finavia and Plan was launched in 2008 when five Plan Pastilli fund raising… Read the full press release

Brussels Airlines staff to take part in the Bike for Africa campaign in support of African children

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-12-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Five days on the road, covering a distance of 240 kilometres, 75 of which involve rough terrain: From 31 January to 4 February 2014, 29 Brussels Airlines staff and roughly the same number of representatives of other Belgian companies will switch to another mode of transport as part of the Bike… Read the full press release

PATA runs CNN and TIME fundraising adverts to deliver help to the Philippines via PATA Foundation Disaster Relief Fund

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-12-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — PATA has partnered with longstanding media partners TIME and CNN to drive donations to the Philippines via the PATA Foundation Disaster Relief Fund. On newsstands from December 13, PATA has taken a full page advert in TIME to encourage people to donate their money to the Philippines and continue with business… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines raised more than $700,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

Dallas, TX, 2013-10-17— /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) raised more than $700,000 for the Ronald McDonald House Charities at the 28th annual LUV Classic charity golf tournament held on Oct. 11, 2013, where Employees and sponsors teed up for the cause.  The first LUV Classic was held in 1985, drawing 85 golfers and raising $35,000. Today,… Read the full press release

First UK Bus donates Advertising Space on Buses to Macmillan Cancer Support’s ‘Go Sober’ Fundraising Campaign

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — First UK Bus and its national charity partner, Macmillan Cancer Support, have joined forces to encourage people to give up alcohol during October and raise money to help people affected by cancer across the UK. First has donated £81,000 worth of advertising space on buses across the UK to promote Macmillan’s… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor hotels across Europe, Middle East and Africa organized almost 700 activities and raised 107,000 EUR for World Childhood Foundation

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, celebrated its 10th Responsible Business Action Month in September: The group’s hotels across Europe, the Middle East and Africa organized almost 700 activities and raised 107,000 EUR for Carlson Rezidor’s charity partner World Childhood Foundation. Childhood is… Read the full press release

Firefighters from Queenstown, Wanaka and Auckland Airport raised money for Wakatipu’s Bruce Grant Youth Trust in the annual Chill Factor Challenge

Anyone who caught a glimpse of a group of firefighters racing each other down Coronet Peak in their firefighting gear last month might have thought they were just having a bit of fun … and that they were maybe a little crazy. But it was all for a good cause. 2013-09-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The firefighters… Read the full press release

Ryanair donates to the Men’s Sheds Association from the sale of Ryanair’s “Fly to Win” scratchcards

2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline (ULCC), today (8 Aug) made a €5,000 donation to the Men’s Sheds Association, from the sale of Ryanair’s “Fly to Win” scratchcards. The Men’s Sheds Association promotes social interaction and well-being of Irish men and there are 135 “sheds” spread across Ireland. Ryanair’s scratchcards are very popular… Read the full press release

Host Hotels and Resorts vice president Minaz Abji donated $10,000 to the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation

2013-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Minaz Abji, executive vice president of Host Hotels and Resorts, Inc., contributed $10,000 to the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AH&LEF) 2013 Annual Giving Campaign, which supports key research and workforce development initiatives for the hospitality industry.  This is Abji’s second donation at the Leadership Gift level.  Abji previously made five… Read the full press release

London City Airport Staff raised money on cycle charity event for Richard House Children’s Hospice

2013-07-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — A team of 40 employees and partners from London City Airport have completed a charity cycle challenge from London to Amsterdam.  The group cycled 166 miles in two days and have raised £25,000 for Richard House Children’s Hospice in East London. Declan Collier, CEO, London City Airport said:  “I am extremely proud… Read the full press release

The Heathrow Community Fund is looking for new Trustees

A grant making charity, set up by Heathrow Airport to help local communities, is looking for new Trustees. 2013-04-19 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Heathrow Community Fund has donated more than £1 million to local community projects in the past two years. Its grants come from three sources – an annual donation from Heathrow Airport, donations from… Read the full press release