Southwest announces extra flights for the college football games

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) this week announced extra flights for college football fans traveling to see their favorite teams compete for the top spot. Based on the demand from fans in Oklahoma, South Carolina, Indiana, and Alabama, the carrier added new nonstop options for fans to get to the football games in Miami,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya

Qatar Airways is the first Middle Eastern airline to provide direct flights to Mombasa Qatar Airways will also launch direct services to Gothenburg, Sweden and Da Nang, Vietnam this month DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today (09 December 2018) at Moi… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways starts flying as a oneworld connect partner

Nadi, Fiji, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways starts flying as a oneworld connect partner from today (Wednesday 5 December) – as the first airline globally to link up to the world’s premier alliance via this new membership platform. Fiji Airways is now starting to display the new oneworld connect branding on its aircraft fuselages by the main passenger doors,… Read the full press release

South African Airways marks 20 years of non-stop service between Johannesburg and Lagos, Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The leading carrier in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, South African Airways (SAA), is celebrating 20 years of non-stop operations between Johannesburg and Africa’s most populous city, Lagos, Nigeria. Operations commenced on 4 December 1998 as SAA launched its first flight into Nigeria soon after the Bilateral Air… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can get in to a different type of holiday spirit and start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France. Seats to Slovenia’s capital are available to book on ba.com from today with flights taking off on Mondays and Fridays… Read the full press release

Silver Airways announces new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Daytona Beach International Airport

Starting Lineup: Silver Airways Expanding Already Extensive Florida Network with New Nonstop Service Fort Lauderdale – Daytona Beach on January 16, 2019 Introductory fares from only $59* available at SilverAirways.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’re a race fan, catching an MiLB Daytona Tortugas game or visiting the famed boardwalk and beaches,… Read the full press release

Jet Airways offers up to 30% discount in its ‘Happy holidays year-end global sale’

Strengthens domestic and international connectivity via hubs based in Delhi and Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, has introduced 65 additional frequencies on its international and domestic routes starting December 2018, thus, further strengthening its network over its hubs of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific boosts non-stop service to Seattle to daily from summer 2019

Hong Kong’s home airline boosts non-stop service to daily on the back of robust advance demand Hong Kong, China, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has today (December 4, 2018) announced that its forthcoming non-stop service to Seattle will go daily from summer 2019, further strengthening the only direct link between Hong Kong and… Read the full press release

Heathrow reveals four key action areas to reduce and offset the growth in emissions from new flights

Announcement demonstrates that growth at the airport is not a choice between economy and environment Comprehensive plan suggests maximising incentives for airlines, investing in more UK peatland restoration and supporting sustainable fuels  Heathrow will consult with partners on the delivery of this plan ahead of the first statutory consultation on expansion in summer 2019  LONDON,… Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal announces nonstop service from Lisbon, to Washington, DC and Chicago in 2019

Lisbon, Portugal, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal aims to double operations in North America in the next years and is expanding again, adding two new routes to the United States in 2019 with nonstop service from Lisbon, to Washington, DC and Chicago.  The 73-year-old national carrier has been breaking records in the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines opens sales on additional codeshare routes with Alaska Airlines

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) today (December 03, 2018) announced that the carrier will open sales on additional codeshare routes with Alaska Airlines from Monday, December 3. These new codeshare routes will be available from March 31, 2019 when JAL plans to launch its highly anticipated non-stop daily service between… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes inaugural Air New Zealand flight from Auckland to Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and Air New Zealand today (11/30/2018) celebrated the inaugural flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and New Zealand’s Auckland International Airport (AKL). This new service marks the first time Chicago is linked to New Zealand with scheduled, nonstop passenger service. This new… Read the full press release

CDA and TAP Air Portugal announce nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport to Portugal’s Lisbon Airport from June 2019

CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and TAP Air Portugal today (11/29/2018) announced nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Portugal’s Lisbon Airport (LIS) beginning in June 2019. The new service to Lisbon will be the first time Chicago will be linked to Portugal by a nonstop,… Read the full press release

flydubai to start operations at Terminal 3 at Dubai International (DXB) from 02 December 2018

Operations to start on 02 December 2018 Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier flydubai has announced today (November 28, 2018) that flights to 11 of its destinations will move from its current operating base of Terminal 2 and relocate to Terminal 3 at Dubai International (DXB). Other services will continue to operate… Read the full press release

EVA Air announces new service to Nagoya, Aomori and Matsuyama, Japan in 2019

Luzhu District, Taiwan, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — EVA Air will launch flights to three more destinations in Japan in 2019, complementing the eight gateways it is serving now. Subject to government approvals, EVA will initiate flights from Taoyuan International Airport near Taipei, Taiwan to Nagoya, Aomori and Matsuyama, starting in the second quarter… Read the full press release

Norwegian to serve Miami and San Francisco from London Gatwick from 31 March, 2019

Airline to serve Miami and San Francisco to reflect customer demand and cargo opportunities More flights added to popular long-haul routes next summer LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian today (Nov 28, 2018) announces new strategic updates to its summer 2019 UK route network that will benefit consumers seeking affordable long-haul travel at www.norwegian.com/uk… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways announces new four flights a week service between Bangkok and Nha Trang, Vietnam

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited announces its new service linking Bangkok and Nha Trang, Vietnam. The airline will offer four flights a week (Monday, Wednesday Friday and Sunday) with a 144-seater Airbus A319 aircraft, starting from 25 January 2019. Mr. Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth, President of Bangkok Airways PCL… Read the full press release

Aeroflot expands Business Pass fare with 16 new routes

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has expanded the Business Pass fare designed for frequent business fliers to 16 new routes. Business Pass is now available between St Petersburg and Murmansk, and between Moscow and Voronezh, Belgorod, Saratov, Orenburg, Anapa, Stavropol, Astrakhan, Mineralnye Vody, Murmansk, Makhachkala, Nizhnevartovsk, Surgut, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk and Minsk. Business… Read the full press release

Emirates Skywards launches new offer to earn up to double Tier Miles on flights

Emirates Skywards members earn bonus Tier Miles on Emirates or flydubai flights booked and flown during the offer period Members can unlock benefits of next Emirates Skywards tier sooner Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Members of Emirates Skywards, the award-winning loyalty programme of Emirates and flydubai, can now achieve their next Emirates… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches new twice-weekly direct service to Isfahan from 4 February 2019

The historic city of Isfahan to become the airline’s fourth-gateway to Iran with the launch of a new direct service from Doha by the Airbus A320 on 4 February 2019 The airline will also introduce extra flights to Shiraz and Tehran from early January 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route connecting Palanga (Lithuania) with Dortmund (Germany)

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline today (NOV 23, 2018) announced a new route connecting Palanga with Dortmund. This will be the first ever route connecting these two cities. Commencing on 21 April 2019, the newest WIZZ service will be operated with two weekly flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays. Seats on the… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific celebrates the launch of non-stop services to Davao City (Philippines), Medan (Indonesia) and, Cape Town (South Africa)

Cathay Pacific celebrates the launch of services to Davao City, Medan and Cape Town as record-breaking year of expansion continues Hong Kong, China, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group’s continuing network growth has been highlighted over the past few weeks by the launch of non-stop services to three new destinations – Davao… Read the full press release

Scoot to take over SilkAir’s routes ahead of SilkAir’s merger into Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Scoot is to take over a number of SilkAir’s routes over the next two years, ahead of SilkAir’s merger into Singapore Airlines (SIA). Scoot will also be transferring some of its services to existing destinations served by SIA and SilkAir. The changes are expected to take place between April… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes Ryanair’s new twice weekly East Midlands service for 2019 summer season

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company, today (21 November 2018) welcomed the announcement by Ryanair that it is to deliver a new twice weekly East Midlands service for next year’s summer season as another major boost in a very positive year for the airport. Ryanair will operate the… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands capacity in its Budapest network with one new aircraft, 2 new routes and frequency increases on popular services

1 NEW AIRCRAFT, 2 NEW ROUTES, 11 MORE WEEKLY FLIGHTS FROM BUDAPEST IN 2019 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Hungary’s hometown airline, today (NOV 22, 2018) announced a further expansion of capacity in its Budapest network with one new aircraft, 2 new routes from… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes new three-weekly Wizz Air service to Krakow, Poland starting 2nd May 2019

Doncaster, England, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Tickets go on sale today (21stNovember 2018) for a new three-weekly Wizz Airservice from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA)to Krakow, Poland, taking off on 2ndMay 2019. The service will deliver an additional 56,000 two-way seats and an expected record year for Wizz Air at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, with over 600,000 passengers… Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds flights to new holiday destinations in Croatia, Montenegro and the French Atlantic coast next summer

With a focus on the Mediterranean: from Alicante to Tivat  First flights: from Biarritz to Rijeka COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidaymakers listen up: starting next summer, sun-seekers can reach seven new destinations non-stop from the Lufthansa hubs in Munich and Frankfurt. They not only include popular holiday destinations in Spain, Italy,… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new twice-weekly service between Manchester to Kyiv

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (20 Nov) announced a new route from Manchester to Kyiv, with a twice-weekly service commencing in April 2019 as part of our Summer 2019 Schedule. Ryanair’s Manchester Summer schedule includes 62 routes in total with 7 new routes to Bordeaux, Gothenburg, Marrakech, Marseille,… Read the full press release

Jet Airways introduces 18 additional frequencies on domestic as well as international routes

Launches new non-stop service between Pune and Singapore Strengthens connectivity via hubs after a comprehensive network review Adds 14 additional frequencies to ASEAN and Gulf from hubs at Mumbai & Delhi Mumbai, India, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Beginning December 2018, Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, is all set to strengthen its… Read the full press release

flydubai to start service to Shymkent in Kazakhstan

Dubai-based carrier flydubai will operate flights to three points in Kazakhstan following the relaunch of its Shymkent service  Shymkent will be operated from 28 December 2018  Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today has announced the start of flights to Shymkent in Kazakhstan (CIT). The twice a week service will be… Read the full press release