Qatar Airways inaugurates flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia

Four-times-weekly service via Penang operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, expanding to five-times-weekly from 27 October 2019 Eighth new destination added to the airline’s growing network in 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Langkawi, Malaysia touched down at Langkawi International Airport on Tuesday 15… Read the full press release

Allegiant to raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation through the sale of pink in-flight refreshments

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA, 2019-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — During October, passengers on all Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) flights can join the fight against breast cancer by drinking pink. Allegiant is donating the proceeds from the sale of pink in-flight refreshments to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF), whose mission is to provide access to early breast cancer detection, education,… Read the full press release

Swoop inaugurates flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport

The ultra-low-cost carrier is continuing to make international travel more affordable for Canadians CALGARY, AB, 2019-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Oct. 3, 2019), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Inc., celebrates its inaugural flight from London International Airport (YXU) to McCarran International Airport (LAS). The first Swoop flight to embark on… Read the full press release

Air France took delivery of its first Airbus A350

A major asset for reducing our environmental footprint – 25% less fuel consumed, 25% less CO2 emissions, 40% less noise emissions; A new definition of comfort in our Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins; 28 Airbus A350s by 2025. Paris, France, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On September 27, 2019, Air France took delivery of… Read the full press release

flydubai marks the fifth anniversary of its first flight to Kazakhstan from Dubai International (DXB)

More than half a million passengers have flown between Kazakhstan and the UAE with flydubai since it launched its inaugural flight to Almaty Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai, today (September 16, 2019) marks the fifth anniversary of its first flight to Kazakhstan which took off from Dubai International (DXB) to… Read the full press release

Boeing to provide GainJet a suite of Jeppesen flight operation digital solutions

GainJet signs agreement for Boeing’s Jeppesen Operator, JetPlanner Pro, FliteDeck Pro X and Aviator digital solutions VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide GainJet, a global private jet charter operator and management company, a suite of Jeppesen flight operation digital solutions including Operator, JetPlanner Pro, FliteDeck Pro X and Aviator… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces plans to relocate services to Moscow Sheremetyevo international airport and revisions to FY2019 flight frequency

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 1967, Japan Airlines (JAL) has been operating flights from Tokyo to Moscow, now reaching 53 consecutive years of service. Today (September 12, 2019) the carrier revealed upcoming plans to relocate services to Moscow Sheremetyevo international airport. Additionally, JAL announced seasonal revisions to the flight frequency plans… Read the full press release

Boeing launches new navigation service to enhance efficient flight deck operations for pilots

Wideroe integrates first-in-market tailored Jeppesen navigation charts to enhance information access for pilots, available through multiple hardware displays on Embraer E2 aircraft ENGLEWOOD, Colo., 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is offering a new navigation service to enhance efficient flight deck operations for pilots. Jeppesen Tailored Charts for Avionics is being introduced initially… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ A350 GEARS UP FOR ITS FIRST LONG HAUL FLIGHT TO DUBAI

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines inaugural flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

The flight from the new airport in Jeddah to Abu Dhabi International Airport emphasizes ties between Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Saturday… Read the full press release

Garuda Indonesia flight schedule to and from Hong Kong scheduled to operate as normal

Cengkareng, Indonesia, 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Following recent information that Hong Kong International Airport has been re-opened following the operational disruption. Garuda Indonesia ensures that the flight schedule to and from Hong Kong are scheduled to operate as normal. Furthermore, Garuda Indonesia is in intensive coordination with Hong Kong International Airport authorities to assure… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes American Airlines’ new direct flight to Chicago from May 2020

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to the successfully operated Philadelphia flight, American Airlines will introduce a direct flight to Budapest from Chicago O’Hare International Airport from May 2020. A modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be flying the route four times a week. American Airlines announced today that next year it is… Read the full press release

Air Serbia launches direct flight between Budapest and Nis

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Serbia launched a direct flight between Budapest and Nis. Passengers can fly with the Serbian national carrier between the two cities twice a week, all through the year. The first direct flight between Budapest and Nis (in the South-East of Serbia) took off today. The airline is… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomed its first Airbus 350

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first Airbus 350, registration G-XWBA, touched down at London Heathrow this weekend, featuring the airline’s newest generation business class seat, Club Suite. The airline will take delivery of 18 A350s, with four of the new aircraft joining the fleet before the end of the year. Carolina… Read the full press release

CDA announces first-ever direct flight to Brisbane from Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), Qantas Airlines and American Airlines today (07/24/2019) announced new, nonstop international service from O’Hare International Airport to Brisbane – the largest city and capital of the Australian state of Queensland. It is the twelfth international route O’Hare has added in 2019, and… Read the full press release

ALPA: The Safe Skies Act Would Ensure Cargo Pilots Are Sufficiently Rested Before Flight

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The pilots of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA); the Coalition of Airline Pilots Associations (CAPA), including the Independent Pilots Association (IPA); and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 1224 today (July 23, 2019) announced renewed efforts to achieve one level of safety for all-cargo pilots and… Read the full press release

New Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Home on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Flight from Seattle to Cairo represents the longest 787 delivery flight using sustainable fuel Delivery flight launches Boeing program that offer operators the option to use sustainable fuel for flight home SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today (July 23, 2019) delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR via a lease agreement… Read the full press release

ALPA releases new white paper highlighting proven safety benefits of having two pilots on the flight deck

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Capt. Joe DePete, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), released a new white paper today (July 17, 2019) highlighting the proven safety benefits that having at least two pilots on the flight deck provide to our nation’s aviation system. The document, released in conjunction with the Association’s… Read the full press release

Finavia announces new service between Pori and Helsinki starts August

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The city board of Pori has made a decision to start flight connections between Pori and Helsinki. The first flight will depart on the 1st of August 2019. The city board of Pori has accepted Budapest Aircraft Service (BASe) Ltd’s tender covering flight connections between Pori and Helsinki…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds Singapore as a new freighter destination on its transpacific freighter route

Launched less than a year ago, the transpacific service has quickly become a highly successful route connecting Asia to North America Doha, Qatar, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Close on the heels of major cargo announcements made at the Paris Air Show, Qatar Airways Cargo has added Singapore as a new freighter destination on… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS EXECUTIVE CLUB EXTENDS £1 REWARD FLIGHT FARE TO UK AND EUROPE

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Executive Club Members can now book a reward flight using Avios and pay as little as £1 return.  With the trial starting today (July 16, 2019), the new Avios pricing options can be redeemed on flights in the UK and Europe. The additional Avios options follows… Read the full press release

Sunwing launches direct flight service to Miami from Greater Moncton, Canada

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Good news for residents of Greater Moncton! The Sunshine State just got a little closer with the news that sunseekers will be able to fly direct to Miami from their local airport this winter. A new destination added by Sunwing for this coming season, travellers can experience… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches new weekly Bristol ski route to/from Grenoble commencing in January 2020

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (4 July) announced a new weekly Bristol ski route to/from Grenoble commencing in January 2020, as part of Ryanair’s extended Bristol Winter 19 schedule. Bristol consumers and visitors can now book their ski holidays to Grenoble as far out as March 2020, enjoying… Read the full press release

Travel and Tour Packages Online Booking Site for Nairobi Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Kenya’s tourism industry is booming in business and 2018-2022 is looking even better after recovery for a long time. Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya’s strength in packaging tours and committed service delivery is expected to increase in the future. Undoubtly, Kenya is the best African country for safari experience… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes WestJet’s nonstop overnight flight to Calgary/Punta Cana starting December

WestJet announces Calgary/Punta Cana starting December CALGARY, ALBERTA, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its 2019/2020 winter schedule, today (June 25, 2019) WestJet announced a hot new reason to travel south this winter – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Starting December 13, 2019, WestJet will operate a nonstop overnight flight between Calgary International Airport… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Norwegian’s new non-stop service to Bergen

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is expanding its Scandinavian network at Manchester Airport with the addition of a new non-stop service to Bergen. Passengers in Manchester and the North West will now be able to explore the Norwegian city of Bergen for less this winter with fares from £43.90 one way. The… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport welcomes the start of new Ural Airlines’ tourist charter flight between Moscow and Tirana

Tirana, Albania, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Tirana International Airport (TIA) held a ceremony on Tuesday, 18 June 2019, to celebrate the beginning of a new tourist charter flight between Moscow and Tirana. Some 221 tourists arrived from Russia on the first flight from Moscow, curious to see Albania and enjoy its sandy beaches. The… Read the full press release

Air France announces commitment to eliminate 1,300 tons of single-use plastic by the end of 2019

Paris, France, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s the end of the road for plastic cutlery, cups, stirrers etc. For this year’s World Environment Day, passengers on flight AF378 from Paris-Charles de Gaulle to Detroit were offered products made of bio-based materials instead of single-use plastic items usually distributed on board, in keeping with airline… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands its fleet with second Airbus A380 FLYING HONU

The new Emerald Green plane delivered to ANA this week at Toulouse before departing for Narita Airport TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, received the second of three Airbus A380 FLYING HONU on May 15, 2019. While offering the same… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes TUI Airways’ additional weekly flight to Dalaman for summer 2020

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — From May 2020, passengers will be able to fly to Turkey on both Mondays and Thursdays, with TUI Airways adding the Monday flight to the summer schedule. The additional flight is on sale now. Steve Szalay, Managing Director Aberdeen International Airport said: “TUI Airways has a strong presence… Read the full press release