Emirates introduces the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to Riyadh

A380 service effective from 21 April Riyadh to become 51st destination on Emirates A380 network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be providing more options and choice for its customers in Riyadh with the introduction of the first scheduled Airbus A380 service to the capital city, effective 21 April 2019. Riyadh will be… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts unveils plans for an all-new Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021

The reimagined Four Seasons Private Jet further enhances the in-flight experience, for an elevated take on five-star service in the sky Toronto, Canada, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, unveils plans for an all-new Four Seasons Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021, evoking the bygone… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways teams up with QADCO to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company with fresh produce

Qatarat Agricultural Development Company (QADCO) to supply Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) with fresh produce to be served on board Qatar Airways flights and at its Doha Hub Lounges The airline is proud to support the “Made in Qatar” initiative by purchasing fresh produce from QADCO DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport celebrated Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to Maui

East Bay airport expands service to Hawaii, offers 4 days park free – $96 Value Oakland, CA, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport is celebrating another first today (April 8, 2019) following Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight to Maui on Sunday. The Airport and Airline celebrated with a Hawaii-inspired send-off at Oakland International Airport, complete… Read the full press release

Bahrain International Airport welcomed the inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur, India

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), welcomed the arrival of the inaugural Air India Express flight from Kunnur, India to Bahrain, following the commencement of a new service. As the first direct route from Kunnur to Bahrain, it opens up… Read the full press release

Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air join forces for a star-rated flight cuisine

Fuzhou, China, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For better engagement of internationalisation, Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou and Xiamen Air are working together for star-rated flight cuisine. In the second quarter of 2019, the first-class cabin menu of Xiamen Air intercontinental airlines is being dedicatedly designed by the executive chef of Kempinski Hotel Fuzhou together with the… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport welcomes inaugural SWISS Airlines flight connecting Tirana and Zurich

Tirana, Albania, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The inaugural flight connecting the Albanian capital, Tirana, with the largest city in Switzerland, Zurich, took place today (1 April 2019 ). This SWISS route will be operated by Edelweiss, who will offer passengers twice-weekly direct flights, every Monday and Friday. Zurich is Switzerland’s largest city, with a… Read the full press release

British Airways inaugurates early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The first British Airways early-morning flight between Inverness and London Heathrow for more than two decades took off from the Highland capital this morning. British Airways customers were piped on board the aircraft by members of the Inverness Royal British Legion Pipe Band which, like the airline, is… Read the full press release

QantasLink inaugurates direct flight from Bendigo to Sydney

Bendigo, Australia, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink’s inaugural direct flight from Bendigo to Sydney has taken off this morning, marking the first commercial flight from the regional Victorian city in more than 30 years. The new direct flights to Sydney operate six days per week, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure… Read the full press release

Qantas inaugurates new direct flight from Sydney to Nadi, Fiji

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2019-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is saying ‘Bula’ to Fiji for the first time in nearly twenty years, with a new direct flight from Sydney taking off today in time for the April school holidays. The direct service will operate four times a week to Nadi – the country’s main tourism gateway… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport’s summer flight schedule takes effect on March 31, 2019

VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Canada, China, Marocco, Greece and many more popular holiday destinations will be even more accessible in the future from Vienna The summer flight schedule at Vienna Airport takes effect on Sunday, March 31, 2019. New long-haul routes will be served by Austrian Airlines to Montreal, Air Canada to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines embarks on several enhancements to its in-flight offerings

SIA will be the first airline to offer worldwide pre-ordering of meals for Premium Economy Class Parents of young flyers will be able to pre-order meals from three different cuisine types as part of the enhanced Child Meal programme  Menu choices for Indian Vegetarian and Muslim meals will be enhanced and rotated more frequently for… Read the full press release

TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This Tuesday, TAP operated the first commercial flight of an A330-900 Neo in the United States. For the first time, Uncle Sam saw the landing – with passengers – of the world’s latest aviation darling in one of its airports. Named ‘Nuno Gonçalves’ and with the registration plate… Read the full press release

OAK celebrates inaugural Southwest Airlines flight to Honolulu

East Bay airport launches carrier’s West Coast – Hawaiian Islands routes with inaugural to Honolulu Oakland, Calif., 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s an Aloha Monday in Oakland after the first Southwest Airlines flight to the Hawaiian Islands arrived in Honolulu Sunday evening with 152 passengers and seven crew members. The Airport and Airline celebrated with a… Read the full press release

Scoot adds PayNow as a payment option

Scoot customers in Singapore can now choose to pay via PayNow, credit card or AXS when booking flights via FlyScoot website. Singapore, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Scoot today (18 March 2019) announced the availability of PayNow as a payment option for customers who book flights via the FlyScoot website – becoming the first airline… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new Manchester route to Prague starting this October

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (13 Mar) announced a new Manchester route to Prague, commencing in October, as part of Ryanair’s Manchester Winter 2019 schedule, which will be launched shortly. Manchester consumers and visitors can now book their holidays as far out as March 2020, enjoying even lower… Read the full press release

Emirates launches second daily flight from Dubai to London Stansted starting 1st July, 2019

Airline will operate 11 daily flights to three points in London New flight timings enable even more convenient connection options Both Stansted flights will be operated by Emirates’ latest Boeing 777 DUBAI, U.A.E., 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (12th March 2019) announced the launch of a second daily flight from Dubai (DXB) to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrated a landmark flight operated by a crew made up entirely of 15 women

Qatar Airways flight QR194 from Brussels to Doha on Sunday 10 March was operated entirely by 15 women, from flight deck through to cabin crew European Commissioner for Transport describes the flight as a “great example of encouraging women to join the sector” DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways celebrated a… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils significant enhances to the onboard product and service in its First cabin

LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to deliver significant changes to the onboard product and service in its First cabin as part of its £6.5bn investment for customers. The new look and feel, set to take to the skies from March 31, will include new bedding, amenities and menus… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches the only nonstop flight connecting the Pacific Northwest to Ohio’s capital city

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The connection between two dynamic regions – Western Washington and Central Ohio – just got easier. Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service today (March 7, 2019) between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and John Glenn Columbus International Airport. It’s the only nonstop flight between the two cities. “Alaska Airlines continues to connect the West… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Widerøe’s third daily flight to Stavanger

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Widerøe will add a third daily flight on weekdays to Stavanger from Aberdeen International Airport. A new lunch time flight will be added for the summer season and will be effective from Monday 3 June until 21 June. It will begin again on Monday 12 August through to… Read the full press release

CDA celebrates LATAM Cargo’s inaugural flight from Santiago International Airport to O’Hare International Airport

Newest Cargo Carrier Launches New Service to Chile, Further Increasing Chicago’s Leading International Connectivity CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (02/20/2019) LATAM Cargo, the City’s newest cargo carrier, to celebrate its inaugural flight from Santiago International Airport (SCL) to O’Hare International Airport (ORD). Beginning today, LATAM will… Read the full press release

LOT Polish Airlines’ brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT Polish Airlines made history this morning (2019.02.18), as its brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport. The service will commute six days a week, on a total of twelve occasions (morning-evening) between the Hungarian capital and the financial… Read the full press release

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