San Francisco International Airport (SFO) gears up for the highest levels of passenger traffic since the start of the pandemic

Airport anticipates the highest passenger traffic levels since pandemic began SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) anticipates a busy summer travel season, forecasting the highest levels of passenger traffic since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The summer travel season will begin in earnest on Friday,… Read the full press release

Canada: Ultra-low fare airline Swoop announces a new non-stop service to Moncton, southeastern New Brunswick

Canada’s leading ultra-low fare airline continues Atlantic Canada expansion with new non-stop service to Moncton Moncton, NB, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 9, 2022), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low cost airline, is celebrating its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport (YHM) and Greater Moncton Roméo Leblanc International Airport (YQM). Swoop… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Virgin Australia expand their networks, lounges and loyalty programmes as part of a new partnership

New agreement includes an expansive codeshare agreement and unparalleled loyalty partnership benefits offering Virgin Australia and Qatar Airways passengers unique rewards and seamless travel across both carriers’ networks Increased travel options and benefits across 35 destinations in Australia for Qatar Airways passengers and to more than 140 destinations worldwide for Virgin Australia passengers DOHA, Qatar,… Read the full press release

Emirates announces codeshare partnership with Royal Air Maroc

Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and Royal Air Maroc have today (10 May 2022) launched a codeshare partnership, providing more travel options and connection choices for customers of both airlines between Dubai and Casablanca, and beyond. Effective later this month, both airlines will place their marketing codes on each other’s flights… Read the full press release

Emirates unveils its full Premium Economy offering onboard and on ground

Emirates Premium Economy will be deployed on high-traffic A380 routes to London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Sydney and Christchurch Announces at Arabian Travel Market that this new cabin class will be open for sale on 1 June, for flights from 1 August Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Flyers can look forward… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes Loganair’s new route between Shetland Islands and London

London, UK, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — The first direct service from London City Airport to Shetland has taken off today (9 May), connecting Londoners with Britain’s most northerly archipelago. What is now the fastest way to travel to the Shetland Islands from London, the new route operated by Loganair (the UK’s largest regional… Read the full press release

flydubai announces ten unique destinations to its popular seasonal summer destinations

The Dubai-based carrier resumes flights to popular seasonal summer destinations from 23 June flydubai grows its network to more than 100 destinations with the addition of Izmir, Pisa and adds frequencies on existing routes Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced that it will operate flights to ten… Read the full press release

Swoop starts new daily, non-stop, flights between Kelowna and Edmonton

Kelowna, BC, 2022-May-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 5, 2022), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, launched its new daily, non-stop, flights between Kelowna and Edmonton with inaugural flight WO214 taking off from Edmonton International Airport at 8:35 a.m. MT and arriving at Kelowna International Airport at 10:45 a.m. local time. “We’re pleased to be adding… Read the full press release

Mitie and Bristol Airport renew baggage screening contract

Mitie has renewed its baggage screening contract with Bristol Airport for three years, with the option to extend for a further two years, following a competitive retender process The new contract, worth £1 million a year, builds on Mitie’s experience delivering services for the airport for over 20 years London, UK, 2022-May-10 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

IATA in collaboration with Airline Catering Association released updated Standard Inflight Catering Agreement

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), in collaboration with the Airline Catering Association (ACA), have released an updated Standard Inflight Catering Agreement (SICA). The use of the standardized SICA template helps improve the efficiency of inflight catering procurement across the world. The release of the updated template… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces major fleet decisions that will reshape its international and domestic networks

Approval of Project Sunrise, with order for 12 x Airbus A350s capable of flying direct from Australia to any other city including New York and London, starting from Sydney in late 2025. Domestic fleet renewal from late 2023, with order for 40 x A321XLRs and A220 aircraft; 94 purchase order rights spread over at least… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes TUI’s inaugural flight to Cancun, Mexico

Doncaster, England, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI’s inaugural flight to Cancun, Mexico took off from Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) on Monday 2nd May. The new route represents a major commitment to Doncaster Sheffield Airport by TUI, the UK’s largest holiday operator. It’s TUI’s second long-haul destination flying from DSA in addition to the weekly… Read the full press release

Emirates resumes services to Bali

Bali, Indonesia, 2022-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates landed in Bali for the first time since the suspension of flights in 2020 due to the pandemic. Emirates flight EK398 landed in Denpasar International Airport (DPS) at 22:20 hrs on 1 May, and was welcomed by a spectacular water cannon salute to inaugurate the airline’s… Read the full press release

flydubai launches three-times weekly service to Izmir in Turkey from 26 June

Flights to Izmir will start from 26 June with a three-times weekly service The carrier will further grow its network Turkey to six destinations with seasonal operations to Bodrum and Trabzon commencing from 23 June Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ —flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, announced today (29 April 2022) the launch… Read the full press release

Swoop inaugurates flight to Charlottetown Airport from Hamilton International Airport

The ultra-not-expensive airline connects Prince Edward Island with new non-stop flights from Hamilton and Toronto.  Charlottetown, PEI, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (May 1, 2022), Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, launched its inaugural flight to Charlottetown Airport (YYG) from Hamilton International Airport (YHM). Swoop flight WO170 took off from Hamilton this morning at… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes easyJet’s new route to Liverpool

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Northern Ireland’s largest airline, has today (28 Apr 2022) announced a new route from Belfast City Airport to Liverpool, which will take off for the first time this summer. Flights to Liverpool are scheduled to launch from 1 July 2022, with daily departures on Mondays,… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Frontier Airlines’ services from Chicago Midway International Airport

To Celebrate, America’s Greenest Airline is Offering Fares as Low as $59* CHICAGO, IL, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines (NASDAQ: ULCC) today (April 28, 2022) launches service from Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW). Eight of the airline’s 11 new routes begin this week as MDW becomes Frontier’s primary airport in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks the start of the ‘Eid Al Fitr’ holiday with special celebrations onboard and in its Lounges at HIA

Passengers will be offered ‘Mamoul’ butter date cookies from Qinwan –Qatar’s premium dates brand Doha, Qatar, 2022-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways marks the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan and the start of the ‘Eid Al Fitr’ holiday with special celebrations onboard its aircraft and in Al Safwa First and Al… Read the full press release

Emirates gears up for Eid travel rush

Airline gearing up to handle more than 700,000 customers bound for holidays abroad Emirates check-in facility in Ajman open up to 24 hours before departure for customers travelling from the Northern Emirates DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — With the Eid travel rush just around the corner, the teams at Emirates are preparing… Read the full press release

dnata and Qatar Airways Cargo extend partnership in Belgium

Brussels, Belgium, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, and Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier, have extended their partnership in Belgium. The multi-year extension of the contract will see dnata continue to deliver a range of cargo handling and road feeder services for… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Kuwait Airways’ direct flights between Kuwait and Manchester

Kuwait Airways set to launch direct flights to Manchester from 1st May Currently 49,000 passengers from the North of England travel there indirectly Inbound tourism boom predicted as pre-pandemic 23,000 people a year from Kuwait visited the North West, spending more than £22m Route set to be popular for students, with 2,960 currently studying at universities… Read the full press release

Swoop inaugurates service between Edmonton International Airport and Ottawa International Airport

Ottawa, ON, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Swoop, Canada’s leading ultra-low-cost airline, celebrated its first inaugural flight between Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and Ottawa International Airport (YOW). Swoop flight WO 510 took off from Edmonton this morning at 10:50 a.m. MT and arrived at 4:30pm local time in Ottawa. “Today’s  (April 25, 2022 )… Read the full press release

easyJet and easyJet holidays add seven new routes to its UK network for summer 2022

easyJet has put 7 new routes from six UK airports on sale today with fares starting from £25.99* The airline is now the largest carrier to the Greek Islands from the UK, launching flights for the first time to Kos, Kefalonia, Corfu and Chania 100k new seats are now on sale from the UK to… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus announces up to 20% off on European flights and checked baggage this summer

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The excitement for summer is building as Aer Lingus has just announced big savings on travel to Europe. Jetsetters can enjoy up to 20% off European flights as well as up to 20% off checked baggage right across summer. Jet off on a sunshine escape to the… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport welcomes news that UK passengers to Portugal now have option to use e-gates at the border

London, UK, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport – which has more flights to Portugal than any UK airport – welcomes news that British travellers to Portugal can now use electronic e-gates at the border to help make entry into the country quicker and smoother. Lisbon, Faro, Porto and Funchal (Madeira Island) airport… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines expands codeshare agreement with United Airlines

Singapore , 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines and Singapore Airlines strengthen relationship to provide more options and value to customers than ever before Star Alliance members United Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (26 April 2022) announced an expansion to their codeshare agreement, making it easier for customers to travel to more… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces plans to establish four-aircraft base at Provo Airport

Locally based operation to bring investment in jobs, future opportunities PROVO, Utah, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (April 26, 2022) announced plans to establish a four-aircraft base at Provo Airport (PVU). The Las Vegas-based company will invest approximately $95 million to establish the new base of operations, creating… Read the full press release

Students get up to 35% discount on airfares through Malaysia Airlines’ student travel programme

Students to Enjoy Additional 5% off for a limited time only KLIA, 2022-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — In conjunction with the upcoming Hari Raya festivity, Malaysia Airlines’ student travel programme, MHexplorer, is pleased to offer eligible students up to 35% discount on airfares to “Balik Kampung” and reunite with loved ones during the festive celebrations. To… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new routes connecting Dubrovnik with Wroclaw and London Luton Airport

Budapest, Hungary, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, today (APR 22, 2022) celebrates the launch of new  routes connecting Dubrovnik with Wroclaw and London Luton Airport. Wroclaw is the largest city in the western Poland, its unique charm, magnificent architecture and vibrant colors make it one Poland’s… Read the full press release

flydubai resumes operations to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia

The Dubai-based carrier resumes flights to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia from 09 May with five flights a week The resumption of flights to Ha’il and Tabuk sees flydubai’s network in Saudi Arabia grow to ten points Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ —flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today (21… Read the full press release