Southwest Airlines adds two new nonstop routes to its network and extends its published flight schedule

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 31, 2019) extended its published flight schedule through Oct. 1, 2019, and will add two new nonstop routes to its network. New Nonstop Seasonal Service Effective Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, the carrier will add Saturday-only service between DallasLove Field and Corpus Christi. Additionally, the carrier… Read the full press release

dnata opens a new, state-of-the-art catering facility in the capital of Australia, Canberra

New, state-of-the-art catering facility in Canberra creates capacity for further growth in Australia Canberra, Australia, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, continues to enhance its global catering operations, today (17 January 2019) opening a new, state-of-the-art catering facility in the capital of Australia, Canberra. Representing an investment… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes SUN-AIR’s inaugural flight to Friedrichshafen

SUN-AIR celebrated inaugural flight for daily service to Friedrichshafen Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Just 80 minutes to Lake Constance: the Danish regional airline, SUN-AIR, returned to Hamburg Airport this week with two daily flights to Friedrichshafen. SUN-AIR has been active in regional air transport for 40 years, and has been a… Read the full press release

Mineta San Jose International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to El Paso, Texas

Inaugural Service to El Paso from SJC began January 13; Southwest Now Offers 28 Nonstop Destinations from SJC San Jose, Calif., 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® added another important destination to its growing list of cities available nonstop from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on Jan. 13, 2019, with an inaugural… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways expands its fleet with a brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by AM. Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President of Flight Operations (4th from left) together with airline’ pilots welcomed its brand-new ATR 72-600 aircraft at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The new ATR 72-600 was delivered from ATR manufacturer in Toulouse, France. This new-generation ATR-600 is… Read the full press release

Norwegian upgrades passenger experience for long-haul customers with the introduction of inflight Wi-Fi

Airline begins rollout of Wi-Fi connectivity on Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and 737 MAX fleet Free Wi-Fi for full duration of long-haul flights and high-speed option fast enough to stream movies Rollout of Wi-Fi to be completed on more than 50 percent of Dreamliner fleet by 2020 LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate the popular double decker A380 aircraft between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (17 DECEMBER 2018) announced it will introduce a daily A380 service for a temporary period between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019.  It will be the first time the popular double decker aircraft will operate on a scheduled basis to Scotland. The larger capacity… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts announces a curated collection of three Four Seasons Private Jet itineraries set to take flight in 2020

The new line-up includes three of the most coveted Four Seasons Private Jet Itineraries Toronto, Canada, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, announces a curated collection of three Four Seasons Private Jet itineraries set to take flight in 2020. Featuring the trip of a lifetime to Rwanda and the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden

Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje, and St. Petersburg launched in 2017-2018 Qatar Airways’ new five-times weekly route to be operated by a Boeing B787 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Gothenburg, Sweden landed today ( 12 December 2018)… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces the addition of Château Montrose to its First Class inflight wine offering

Wines from the renowned estate unveiled on selected First Class routes from December HongKong, China 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific’s award-winning First Class wine cellar is soon to be enriched by the airline’s new partnership with Château Montrose – one of Bordeaux’s leading wineries. The partnership was unveiled during a spectacular wine dinner… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward launches Christmas Countdown Advent Calendar filled with daily savings, offers and flight discounts

LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is counting down the days to Christmas by offering members of its loyalty programme 24 consecutive days of fantastic savings on flights, special partner offers and chances to win £2000 worth of points that can be used to redeem any Norwegian flight, including taxes. Voted Skytrax… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to serve Doi Tung Coffee created by Mae Fah Luang Foundation and Mi Cafeto on Bangkok route

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines will serve Doi Tung Coffee created by the Mae Fah Luang Foundation and Mi Cafeto Co., Ltd. on JAL`s Bangkok route from December 1, 2018. JAL and Mi Cafeto started their partnership in 2011 and since then, have served a variety of coffee beans through JAL… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Qsuite named ‘Best Business Class’ and its dine-on-demand in flight cuisine named ‘Best Catering’ in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019

Airline also ranked one of AirlineRatings’ top 10 airlines for 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways continues its winning year as its revolutionary Qsuite was named ‘Best Business Class’ in the AirlineRatings’ Airline Excellence Awards 2019. The airline’s renowned dine-on-demand in flight cuisine was also named ‘Best Catering’. The annual… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces additional weekly flight to its popular Doha – Montreal route from 17 December 2018

The award-winning airline will operate its fourth weekly service from Doha to Montreal with state-of-the-art Boeing 777 from 17 December 2018  Additional flight launched in time to meet peak winter holiday season DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will introduce an additional weekly flight to… Read the full press release

Massport announces the launch of JetBlue’s nonstop flight from Boston to Havana, Cuba

Logan welcomes the 56th international nonstop destination Boston, Massachusetts, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) today (November 10, 2018) joined representatives from JetBlue to announce the launch of the airline’s nonstop flight from Boston to Havana, Cuba. This will be the airline’s 68th nonstop destination from Boston and the 56th international destination served… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport welcomes inaugural Cham Wings Airlines flight from Damascus

Sheremetyevo International Airport met the first flight from Damascus operated by Cham Wings Airlines on November 07, 2018. MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — New regular flights on the route Damascus — Moscow (Sheremetyevo) — Damascus will be performed on Wednesdays on Airbus A320 aircrafts with 12 first-class seats and 144 economy-class seats. Passengers… Read the full press release

SAS expands its award-winning ‘New Nordic by SAS’ inflight menu to include a vegan dish

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of SAS’ sustainability work, the airline’s award-winning ‘New Nordic by SAS’ inflight menu, serving locally produced and seasonally available ingredients, will be expanded from 9 November 2018 to include a vegan dish for a two-week trial period. “Sustainability is a main focus for SAS and as we see an increasing interest in a plant-based… Read the full press release

easyJet teams up with CAE to deliver a fleet of brand new flight simulators to its pilot training facilities

Global aviation training organisation CAE will provide easyJet with state-of-the-art pilot training facilities in London Gatwick, Manchester and Milan easyJet pilots will train on a new fleet on the most technologically advanced flight simulators New CAE London Gatwick and Milan training centres will house a dedicated space for easyJet LUTON, England, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Waseda Elderly Health Corporation launch special charter flight package for senior citizens

Providing a Pleasant Flight Experience to Promote an Active Lifestyle Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Waseda Elderly Health Corporation  today (October 26, 2018) announced a special charter flight package in response to requests from senior citizens who wish to travel by air to local destinations in Japan. The project,… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport 2018/19 winter timetable: fly from Zurich directly to 151 destinations in 66 countries around the world

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Countries around the world. There are a number of new additions to the winter timetable. SWISS is increasing the number of flights in its European route network. It will also offer twelve direct flights a week to Bremen. Edelweiss Air, also part of the Lufthansa Group, will… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomes IndiGo’s inaugural flight to and from India

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The low-cost Indian carrier to offer two new daily services, connecting AUH with Cochin International Airport and Calicut International Airport. Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) today (16 Oct 2018) welcomed the IndiGo’s inaugural flight to and from India, commencing daily flights that connect the… Read the full press release

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