Emirates deploys latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on its Dubai- Malé route

Dubai, U.A.E, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced the deployment of its latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class suites on its Dubai- Malé route from 1st June, 2019. The Maldivian capital will become the first destination in the South Asian region to be served on a… Read the full press release

Emirates and SpiceJet announce codeshare agreement

Six Indian cities served by SpiceJet, will join the Emirates network India, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between India and popular destinations across Africa, America, Europe… Read the full press release

flydubai starts flights to Sochi, Russia

flydubai becomes the first UAE based airline to offer direct flights to Sochi Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (April 23, 2019) has announced the start of flights to Sochi, Russia. Flights between Dubai and Sochi will operate twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, starting from 07 June 2019…. Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport recorded 1,018,671 passengers in March, a 0.3% increase from March 2018

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 1,018,671 passengers arrived and departed through Kansas City International Airport’s gates in March, a 0.3 percent increase from March 2018. Passenger boardings were up 0.7 percent, with a total of 508,285 boarded. For the year to… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines starts direct flights from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is starting direct flights from Novosibirsk to Guangzhou (China) on May 21, 2019. Tickets are already available. The flights will be operated on Tuesdays and Sundays. Departure from Tolmachevo Airport is at 21:10, and arrival in Guangzhou is at 04:15 local time on the following day. The return flight departs on Wednesdays and Mondays at 05:15 and… Read the full press release

Positive developments at Leipzig/Halle Airport during the first quarter

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — “The way that business developed at Leipzig/Halle Airport during the first quarter makes us optimistic as we look forward to the whole year. Thanks to new services in the low-cost sector and in tourist flights, the prospects that the positive trend will continue are excellent,” says Götz Ahmelmann,… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport offers travel tips and Easter advice

Tips, tools and advice issued to help passengers fly through with ease this summer New signage across the site set to help infrequent users New car parks coming to increase capacity with passengers urged to always pre-book Advice comes as 1.9m set to jet off over the Easter holidays ManchesterUK, Country, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

9.7m passengers travelled through Gatwick Airport Q4 January – March 2019

Total passenger numbers +4.0% year-on-year, with long-haul +7.5% Gatwick achieved its busiest ever February half term as 1.2m passengers travelled through the airport LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has achieved its busiest-ever start to a year, as passenger numbers grew by +4.0% in Q4, compared to 2018, as 9.7 million passengers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s expansion developments at its Bristol base

More aircraft, routes and passengers take off easyJet will position a 17th aircraft at its Bristol base from summer 2019 Brand new routes to Milan and Brindisi in Italy and Biarritz in France will launch in July easyJet will add a second daily flight between Bristol and Paris to allow day trips for business travellers… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport served nearly 2 million passengers in March 2019; a 1.9% increase from March 2018

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In March 2019, Brussels Airport welcomed just under 2 million passengers, i.e. a 1.9% rise, up from March 2018. If it had not been for the repeated strike action by the air traffic controllers, the rise could have been even bigger. The cargo segment at Brussels Airport saw… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport served 2,421,744 million passengers in March, an increase of 1.2% compared to last year

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In March, 2,421,744 million passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 1.2% compared to last year. The number of local passengers was 1,666,351 in March 2019, which is no change compared to March 2018. The transfer rate is at 31.0% in the month under review… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes the return of United Airlines’ nonstop flights to New York

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines has resumed nonstop flights between Shannon and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, for the summer season.  The service will operate daily until October 26, 2019 (westbound). “We are delighted to operate this nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark again this summer,” said… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches new route linking Phu Quoc and Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (April 09, 2019) in Hong Kong, Vietjet announced the commercial launch of a new route linking Phu Quoc and Hong Kong – one of the most well-known destinations in Asia and its operation plan for the Hong Kong market. Attending the announcement in Hong Kong were… Read the full press release

London Gatwick reveals ten new routes and this summer’s travelling trends of UK holidaymakers

Ten brand new routes set to start from Gatwick this summer season, plus airport reveals the summer destinations most desired by UK passengers Nearly 17 million passenger seats departing from Gatwick this summer Meanwhile, this Easter weekend, half a million passengers (550,000) will be travelling through Gatwick (+5.1% on 2018) LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel… Read the full press release

CDA will again offer flights to Veterans for the 12th season of Honor Flight Chicago

Chicago, IL, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced it will once again welcome military veterans from the Chicago area to Midway International Airport for day-trips to Washington, D.C., to visit the National Monuments.  For the first time, the 12th season of Honor Flight Chicago (HFC) will include Vietnam War… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes new airline LEVEL — now flying to Vienna six times per week

Six flights per week to the Austrian capital / tickets from EUR 27.99 one way Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new airline celebrated its inaugural flight from Hamburg Airport yesterday evening: LEVEL (Anisec). The low-cost brand of International Airlines Group (IAG) is now flying to Vienna six times per week — every… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes Ryanair’s inaugural flights from Hamburg to Zadar and Kraków

Two new destinations extend Hamburg Airport’s route network Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the start of the 2019 summer timetable, Ryanair is adding two new destinations that, until now, have not been served with direct flights from Hamburg Airport. Yesterday, the airline celebrated its inaugural flight to Zadar on Croatia’s Adriatic coast…. Read the full press release

Qantas launches the first direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin

Adelaide/Darwin, Australia, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is today (3RD APRIL 2019) launching the first direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin to meet growing demand from travellers to the Red Centre. The direct flights to Ayers Rock Airport will operate twice per week from both cities (on Wednesdays and Saturdays)… Read the full press release

Silver Airways resumes daily nonstop service between Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport and Boston’s Logan International Airport for the peak summer season

Route offers convenient connections to more than 75 destinations across the U.S. and beyond, including 27 airports in the northeast corridor, Florida and Caribbean with codeshare partner JetBlue Fares from $89* Available at SilverAirways.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways is returning to Bar Harbor, Maine for the peak summer season with daily… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Flybe’s new route from Cornwall Airport Newquay

Year-round service features four flights a day, seven days a week 2019 Summer schedule opens up global connections from Heathrow Secretary of State celebrates with leading members of Cornish business community Flybe now operating 10 routes in total from Cornwall Airport Newquay LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has this weekend (Sunday… Read the full press release

Heathrow welcomed Air China’s thrice weekly service to Chengdu

Heathrow welcomes new services to Chengdu, the 12th Chinese route on the airport’s network  New report shows  £7.3 billion worth of exports went through Heathrow to China in 2018 – a 135% increase from previous year Heathrow data also reveals the value of top exports to China in 2018 – including over £100 million worth… Read the full press release

Vietjet starts new international route connecting Nha Trang to Taipei

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcome vibrant summer, Vietjet celebrates the inauguration of new international route connecting Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa Province) to Taipei (Taiwan), contributing to promote tourism, trade and integration between two countries and region. Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa Province) – Taipei (Taiwan) route will operate return flights… Read the full press release

Vietjet opens sales on two new routes, Can Tho – Nha Trang and Can Tho – Da Lat

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Welcome vibrant summer, Vietjet opens sales on two new routes including Can Tho – Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa Province) and Can Tho – Da Lat (Lam Dong Province). New routes will operate from 26th April 2019. Earlier this month, Vietjet also opened 3 routes from… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific adds Marinduque as its newest domestic destination

Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), today ( APRIL 1, 2019) launches a direct flight to its newest domestic destination, Marinduque. CEB is proud to be the only airline operating flights in and out of the Marinduque Airport through its subsidiary Cebgo. The flights will be… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific launches direct service between Clark and Narita

New Clark-Narita route set to begin August 9, 2019 Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) continues to grow its hub in Clark as it is set to commence operation of its direct service to and from Narita, Japan.  Cebu Pacific will be the first Philippine… Read the full press release

SAS launches services from Stockholm to Beirut

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — At the end of June, SAS will begin to fly from Stockholm to Beirut twice a week. The route will initially be operated on Wednesdays and Sundays and then from mid-August on Wednesdays and Saturdays until 7 September. SAS already flies to the Lebanese capital from Copenhagen during… Read the full press release

Royal Air Maroc returns to Vienna

On the Trail of the Classical Hollywood Film: Royal Air Maroc Links Vienna and Casablanca Morocco’s largest airline operates flights from Vienna after an absence of 20 years VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Air Maroc has returned to Vienna. An aircraft operated by Morocco’s largest airline landed at Vienna Airport on Monday… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes Ryanair’s two new twice-weekly flights to Ibiza and East Midlands

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport passenger’s options have widened again this week with the launch of two new twice-weekly flights, bolstering both sun options and services into its biggest market, the UK. In what is a major boost for sun-worshipers, Shannon passengers can from this week enjoy direct flights to Ibiza… Read the full press release

Emirates will resume flights to Zagreb this summer

As part of its strategic partnership with flydubai, Emirates will resume flights to Zagreb until 26 October 2019 Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has resumed its operations to Zagreb for summer, serving the route until 26 October 2019. Its partner airline, flydubai will then begin to operate during the winter season…. Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways inaugurates service between Chiang Mai and Krabi

Krabi, Thailand, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Mr. Tortrakul Smakul, Regional Director – Sales (Center) brought a group of media and travel agents from Chiang Mai to travel on its inaugural flight Chiang Mai – Krabi. Everyone was warmly greeted by Airport authorities at Krabi International Airport…. Read the full press release