British Airways to operate daily flight between Tennessee and Heathrow next summer

Nashville is the fastest new route to move to a daily service in 10 years Additional two weekly services added on flight from London LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to increase its flights to Nashville next summer, operating a daily flight between Tennessee and Heathrow. The addition of two… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates the inaugural flight of its new service between Dubai and Edinburgh

Edinburgh becomes Emirates’ second destination in Scotland and eighth in the UK New service connects travellers from Edinburgh and east of Scotland with Emirates’ global network  Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today (1 October 2018) celebrated the inaugural flight of its new service between Dubai and Edinburgh…. Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and American Airlines announce the introduction of the Seattle-Narita route

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), together with its Pacific Joint Business partner American Airlines, today (September 27, 2018) announced that the carrier will expand its trans-Pacific network with service between Narita International Airport (NRT) in Tokyo and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), starting March 31, 2019*. This will be JAL’s sixth… 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

British Airways launches a new route to the island of Kos, Greece

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can start plotting their Greek escape now as British Airways launches a new route to the island of Kos. Seats are available to book on ba.com from today with flights operating on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from May 15 through to October 26, 2019. Fares start from £70 one-way… Read the full press release

Lufthansa announces first traditional Bavarian costume flight to celebrate Oktoberfest

Fresh draft beer available on board again after 50 years to celebrate Oktoberfest  Lufthansa traditional costume flights taking off from Munich to New York, Singapore and Shanghai  “Leberkäse”, pretzels, white sausage available in Lufthansa Lounges during Oktoberfest COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa crews are soon taking off in traditional Bavarian costume… Read the full press release

Air France to launch its Paris-CDG – Quito (Ecuador) route on May 14th next year

PARIS, France, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting May 14th next year, the Air France network is expanding thanks to Joon, with the launch of its Paris-CDG – Quito (Ecuador) route. Customers will be able to travel between the two capitals by Airbus A340 in the comfort of the new long-haul travel cabins, with 30… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines winter flight schedule 2018/19: More than 40 additional weekly flights to 14 destinations in Europe

More than 40 additional weekly flights to 14 destinations in Europe More flight connections to North America, a total of 30 flights per week Twice weekly from Vienna to Cape Town as of 27 October 2018  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will significantly expand its European route network in the upcoming… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches scheduled seasonal service from Hong Kong to Tokushima in Japan

The Cathay Pacific Group’s newest destination in Japan underlines a year of exceptional growth for Hong Kong’s home airline HONG KONG, 2018-Sep-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group will introduce a scheduled seasonal service from Hong Kong to Tokushima in Japan, as its record-breaking year of network expansion continues. The new two-times-weekly service… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports organizes trip for 31 orphans to Sir Bani Yas Island as part of its ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ initiative

Abu Dhabi Airports organizes trip for 31 orphans to Sir Bani Yas Island Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports has launched its ‘Flight of the Children of Zayed’ initiative. In collaboration with Emirates Red Crescent, Abu Dhabi Airports organized a trip for 31 orphans on August 31st… Read the full press release

Qantas to operate the first ever direct flight between Melbourne and San Francisco

Melbourne, Australia, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will today (1ST SEPTEMBER 2018) operate the first ever direct flight between Melbourne and San Francisco, making it easier to travel between the two cities and reducing travel times. The national carrier will operate four return flights per week on the route with the airline’s Boeing 787-9… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Seattle and Columbus; the only nonstop flight between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio

Route becomes the first nonstop flight between the Pacific Northwest and Central Ohio Seattle, Washington, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is ready to touch down in Buckeye Country. The airline announced today (Aug 29, 2018) it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Ohio…. Read the full press release

Emirates announces expanded service to Riyadh from 1 September 2018

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will boost its services to Riyadh with the addition of a fourth daily flight to the Saudi capital from 1 September 2018. The addition of the fourth daily service will take the total number of weekly Emirates flights serving Riyadh to 28. Adil Al Ghaith, Senior… Read the full press release

Emirates offer special fares to the Scottish capital to celebrate its inaugural flight to Edinburgh on October 1st

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the inaugural flight to Edinburgh on October 1st, Emirates is offering passengers attractive fares to the Scottish capital. Travellers in the UAE can book special fares on all Economy and Business Class travel starting today until 10th September 2018 for travel between 1st October and… Read the full press release

Sunwing resumes weekly direct flight services from Montreal and Toronto to St. Maarten this winter

The tour operator will once again be the exclusive vacation package provider for Sonesta Resorts Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is pleased to announce that St. Maarten will be offered as a vacation destination once again for this coming winter. The travel company will be resuming year-round, weekly direct flight services… Read the full press release

Aeroflot marks 60 years of service to Delhi, India

MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has just marked 60 years of scheduled flights to Delhi, the capital of India. The first regular flight between Moscow and Delhi took place on 18 August 1958 on a Tu-104. India was Aeroflot’s first country in Southeast Asia, and since then Aeroflot has been operating the… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo transports the largest shipment of vaccines on a single flight

Over 1.8 million doses of vaccines transported in a single flight Dubai, UAE, 2018-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has transported over 25 tonnes of vaccines from Milan to BH airport, Bello Horizonte in Brazil on its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft. This is the largest shipment of vaccines that the air cargo carrier… Read the full press release

Massport welcomes new nonstop Korean Air service from Seoul to Boston

BOSTON, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Korean Air and the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today (August 06, 2018) announced new nonstop service from Seoul, Republic of Korea (known as South Korea) to Boston, to begin in the spring of 2019. Korean Air is the flag carrier of South Korea and the country’s largest airline based on fleet… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines report 14.2 million passengers in July 2018; 8.2% increase YoY

Number of passengers up 8,2 percent year-on-year  Capacity utilization decreases slightly by 0.1 percentage points to 86.3 percent Number of passengers of the Network Airlines increased by 9.0% in Munich, 4.5% in Zurich, 4.0% in Vienna and 3.8% in Frankfurt  COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In July 2018, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed… Read the full press release

British Airways infographic: what and who is on your average British Airways flight

Over 7,000 items loaded onto the average British Airways aircraft to cater for customers on their summer holidays That includes 798 glasses, 388 quarter bottles of wine, 350 bags of pretzels, 78 toilet rolls and 282 blankets Study also showed almost half of customers are travelling alone and over a quarter are travelling as a… Read the full press release

Kuwait Airlines’ inaugural flight from Kuwait International Airport’s new passenger terminal arrives at Bahrain International Airport

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — His Excellency the Minister of Finance, Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa received his Kuwaiti counterpart, His Excellency Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf and his accompanying delegation who arrived at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) aboard Kuwait Airlines’ inaugural flight from Kuwait International Airport’s (KIA) new passenger terminal, T4…. Read the full press release

Sunwing adds new direct flight service from Thunder Bay to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing is returning to Thunder Bay for a ninth season this coming winter and adding a new direct flight service to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic for the first time. With the introduction of this new service, vacationers departing from Thunder Bay will enjoy convenient and direct… Read the full press release

easyJet inaugurates its first flight from London Southend Airport to Bordeaux, France

easyJet adds fourth aircraft to its London base Airline set to break the one million passenger barrier at the airport LUTON, England, 2018-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has launched its first flight from London Southend Airport to Bordeaux in South West France. The route  which took off yesterday afternoon is the… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport again awarded a 5-star rating for flight punctuality by OAG

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Liverpool John Lennon Airport has once again been awarded a 5-star rating by the world’s leading air travel intelligence company, OAG for flight punctuality. With an on-time performance of 85.4 per cent of flights running on time, the 5-star ranking represents excellent performance over a rolling 12-month period…. Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start a new flight route between Moscow and Tashkent, Uzbekistan this August 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld®, will launch a new flight route between Moscow and Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, on 3 August 2018. Tickets for flights on the new route are already on sale. The flights will depart from Domodedovo airport on Tuesdays and Fridays. Flights will leave Moscow at 05:30 and land at Tashkent… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia   Award-winning airline commences service to its second destination in Malaysia, continuing its robust expansion throughout South East Asia Announces increased frequency to four-times weekly effective 1 July 2018 in response to strong leisure and business demand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates direct non-stop flight to Pattaya, its newest Thai destination

Pattaya marks the airline’s fifth destination to Thailand, and the first new route launch for the airline in 2018  Qatar Airways now operates 64 weekly flights to Thailand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first direct non-stop flight to the beautiful holiday destination of Pattaya touched down at U-Tapao Rayong Pattaya… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes new British Airways flight to Skiathos

London, 2017-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — All the beauty of the Greek island of Skiathos – home to the hit musical film Mamma Mia! – came to London City Airport today (Monday 26 June) courtesy of the London City Singers. To celebrate the inaugural British Airways flight to Skiathos, London’s first all-female barber shop… Read the full press release

Ukraine International Airlines increases flight frequency from Kiev to Rome and Milan in summer 2017

Within the period of Summer 2017 Schedule Ukraine International Airlines will offer passengers vast opportunities when traveling from the capital and the cities of Ukraine to Italy. Kiev, Ukraine, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In summer 2017, UIA increases flight frequency from Kiev to Rome and Milan up to 11 and 10 weekly services respectively…. Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes KLM’s inaugural flight from Amsterdam

London City Airport welcomes KLM’s inaugural flight from Amsterdam   LONDON, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (06/02/2017), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing at 07:20 this morning. The first flight from Airport Amsterdam Schiphol received a festive welcome… Read the full press release