Mineta San José International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines inaugural flight to Palm Springs

San José, Calif., 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — As of last night, a popular destination for Bay Area travelers became even more accessible for passengers flying out of Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC), with the inauguration of Southwest Airlines flights to Palm Springs International Airport (PSP). “We are excited to add… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to increase flight frequencies to more than 150 global destinations this winter holiday season

The World’s Best Airline offers passengers greater choice and seamless connectivity when planning their winter getaway Passengers can connect to over 150 destinations with ease via the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport Doha, Qatar, 2022-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is set to further boost its growing network with increased flight frequencies… Read the full press release

Qantas WorldPride Flight to bring American LGBTQI+ members to Australia to celebrate Sydney WorldPride

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Oct-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The sky is set to sparkle when the Qantas WorldPride Flight from Los Angeles to Sydney takes off on 22 February 2023, bringing members of the American LGBTQI+ community to Australia to celebrate Sydney WorldPride. As a proud supporter of the LGBTQI+ community Qantas is the official… Read the full press release

easyJet and Aerobility, a disabled flying charity, to host a unique Aurora Borealis flight

easyJet and charity Aerobility are partnering to offer a special flight to experience the magic of the Northern Lights at 30,000 feet Tickets include a two-course meal, entertainment and expert presentations including from BBC’s Sky at Night presenter Pete Lawrence The funds raised go to charity Aerobility, whose mission is to provide anyone with any… Read the full press release

Oman Air continues to invest heavily in High Quality Flight Operations Training

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing to set benchmarks in quality and safety, Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has carried out almost 500 simulator training sessions, 83 courses for pilots, and 230 cabin crew courses over the first half of 2022 alone. The airline also saw the… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes easyJet’s inaugural flight to Bristol

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has launched the first flight on a new winter route from Belfast City to Bristol, providing customers in Northern Ireland with even more convenient domestic connections this winter. The inaugural flight on the new winter route from Belfast to Bristol is took off on 7th September,… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines inaugurates direct flight between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore

Kota Kinabalu, 2022-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines marked another milestone in its network expansion plan by introducing a new direct flight between Kota Kinabalu and Singapore which commenced operations on 27 August 2022. The inaugural flight was commemorated with a welcome ceremony for passengers who arrived at Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport to support project accelerating introduction of zero emissions aircraft

London, UK, 2022-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Government has awarded £9.5m to a British consortium to build world first advanced electric flight ecosystem. The project will include demonstrator flights of Vertical Aerospace’s electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft between Bristol Airport and another airfield in the region – and a simulation… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific operated very first commercial flight at the Hong Kong International Airport’s new Third Runway

The landing of freighter flight CX 3251 from Shanghai Pudong was part of the operation familiarisation on the runway Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (July 8 2022) operated the very first commercial flight to land at the new Third Runway of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport celebrates Royal Caribbean International’s first charter flight to Barcelona

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International’s first direct charter flight from George Best Belfast City Airport to Barcelona took flight yesterday afternoon, carrying a plane full of guests setting sail on the cruise line’s new ship, Wonder of the Seas, this summer. Guests flying from Belfast yesterday were the first to… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates services to Pisa

The Dubai-based carrier becomes the first UAE airline to provide direct air links to the city in central Italy with three flights a week flydubai grows its network in Italy to three points, including Catania and Naples Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, celebrated its inaugural service… Read the full press release

PATA announces partnership with OAG a leading data platform for the global travel industry

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new preferred partnership with OAG, a leading data platform for the global travel industry. The new agreement will provide PATA members with continued access to unique and reliable aviation data through the PATAmPOWER platform. It will… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines presents new Premium Comfort Class

Cromvoirt, 2022-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (27 May 2022) at the 2022 Dutch Open, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines presented its new Premium Comfort Class, an intermediate cabin offering more space, luxury, service options, comfort and privacy than Economy Class, at lower prices than World Business Class. The new Premium Comfort Class allows KLM… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Flair Airlines’ inaugural flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport

Edmonton, Alberta, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, begins service to the Windy City today (05/17/2022), with the inaugural flight to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from Toronto Pearson International Airport. The non-stop flight will connect Toronto and Chicago three times weekly. “We’re excited to bring another incredible destination… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announces new direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Doha

KLIA, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines will expand its international network with a new direct flight to its long-awaited destination, Doha, making it the third destination the airline flies to in the Middle East, after Jeddah and Madinah, effective 25 May 2022. The new service will provide passengers seamless connectivity via Hamad… Read the full press release

Emirates expands services across seven cities in the GCC and Middle East during Eid Al Fitr

Airline expands Eid schedule to serve more customers in the region as bookings for holiday period surge  Customers will also be able to enjoy specially crafted Eid menu to sweeten their celebrations DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With Eid Al Fitr approaching and more travellers planning to take to the skies, Emirates… Read the full press release

IATA launches IATA Recommended Practice Per-Passenger CO2 Calculation Methodology

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Recommended Practice Per-Passenger CO2 Calculation Methodology. IATA’s Methodology, using verified airline operational data, provides the most accurate calculation methodology for the industry to quantify CO2 emissions per passenger for a specific flight. As travelers, corporate… Read the full press release

British Airways and British Airways Holidays launch business class flight and holiday sale

London, UK, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — For those who’d like to add a touch of luxury to their 2022 trips, British Airways and British Airways Holidays have launched a business class flight and holiday sale. Available until 28 March 2022, the offer applies to selected short and long-haul routes from London with a range… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates 25th anniversary with a retro livery on Boeing 777-300 aircraft

The award-winning airline showcases a nostalgic reminder of its iconic early aircraft livery on Flight QR 0041 from Doha to Paris by Boeing 777 to mark its milestone anniversary Doha, Qatar, 2022-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways welcomed a nostalgic flashback to its early days of operation with the delivery of a Boeing… Read the full press release

Norwegian announces direct flight between Manchester and Trondheim in Norway

LONDON, UK, 2022-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is pleased to announce that from 15thAugust the carrier will add a twice weekly direct flight between Manchester and Trondheim in Norway from only £66.90 one way. There has never been a better time to visit the vibrant food scenes of Trondheim and the Trøndelag region… Read the full press release

easyJet welcomes findings by ICCT report showing possibility of carbon-free flight over shorter ranges

London, UK, 2022-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) has published a new study which finds that hydrogen-powered aircraft could cap emissions from passenger aviation with policy support and “look surprisingly viable from a design perspective”. According to the ICCT, liquid hydrogen combustion aircraft could provide carbon-free air travel… Read the full press release

Oman Air Holidays becomes the exclusive travel partner for all CONNECT events in 2022

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air Holidays has signed a partnership agreement with CONNECT, a subsidiary of Oman’s SABCO Group, becoming exclusive travel partner for all CONNECT events on the 2022 calendar. As the Sultanate of Oman’s leading provider of inbound and outbound flight and holiday packages, Oman Air Holidays will… Read the full press release

CVG announces year-long celebration of its 75th anniversary

Erlanger, Ky., 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 10, 2022) marks the 75th anniversary of commercial flight at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG). On January 10, 1947, at 9:23 a.m., the first flight landed at CVG, which was an American Airlines flight from Cleveland, OH. Minutes later, the first Delta Airlines and TWA… Read the full press release

Rovaniemi Airport welcomed inaugural Easyjet flight from Milan

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Rovaniemi celebrated another great route opening, as the first Easyjet flight from Milan Malpensa arrived at Rovaniemi Airport on 19 December 2021. The new connection is the first scheduled flight connection from Italy to Finnish Lapland. The first flight brought a special delivery to Rovaniemi. The Easyjet… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines ramps up 2022 summer flight schedule with 110 destinations to offer

Around 90 destinations in the flight programme for the Easter break Flight offer will be successively increased until midsummer Almost 110 attractive destinations worldwide will be offered during the summer season with around 1,300 weekly frequencies Vienna, Austria, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Those who are already tired of freezing temperatures, can start planning… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the reopening of borders between US and UK with one-off BA001 flight

New York, USA, 2021-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (08-11-2021) marked the reopening of borders between the US and UK, with a one-off return of its prestigious BA001 flight number which was previously used for Concorde.  Touching down at 11.15am local time, it was the airline’s first flight to arrive in the… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates its first flight to depart for the US

British Airways first flight to the US since the lifting of restrictions for the majority of UK travellers departed for New York JFK at 0830 this morning in a synchronised take-off with Virgin Atlantic BA001, a flight number previously reserved for Concorde, is being directly powered by 35% sustainable aviation fuel – believed to be… Read the full press release

Emirates announces daily non-stop flight between Dubai and Tel Aviv, Israel

Emirates will launch a daily non-stop flight between Dubai and Tel Aviv, Israel, starting 6 December. Israeli travellers will be able to connect safely, seamlessly and efficiently to Emirates’ global route network of over 120 destinations.   The airline will deploy its modern Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a three class configuration, offering private suites in First Class, lie flat seats… Read the full press release

Priceline celebrates 23-year partnership with William Shatner by launching its biggest flight sale ever

Bringing You Savings Where No Flight Coupon Has Gone Before NORWALK, Conn., 2021-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Tomorrow, William Shatner’s adventures will take him to new heights, making “The Priceline Negotiator” the first brand spokesperson in history to travel to space. Priceline congratulates William Shatner for being the ultimate explorer by celebrating his 23-year partnership with Priceline, and… Read the full press release

Qantas announces record breaking repatriation flight from Buenos Aires to Darwin

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A record breaking repatriation flight has flown 15,020 kilometres from Buenos Aires to Darwin and touched down after 17 hours and 25 minutes in the air. Since March 2020 the airline has operated hundreds of charter and repatriation flights of behalf of the Australian Government to bring… Read the full press release