TripActions: What is it and how will it change corporate travel?

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — While there have been rumblings about Airbnb’s disruptive impact on the corporate travel market (a topic we will delve into in a later article), we have been paying close attention to another technology company, TripActions. In today’s AP Voice, we examine what TripActions is and how it… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces further expansion of its network footprint across Europe with 11 new routes

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low cost carrier in CEE, today (AUG 6, 2018) announced further expansion of its network footprint across Europe with 11 new routes, creating exciting travel opportunities from 17 cities in 13 countries. The services will commence at… Read the full press release

Emirates to introduce two additional flights to its Toronto service

Dubai, 2018-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (July 30 2018) announced that it will introduce two additional flights to its Toronto (YYZ) service, complementing its existing schedule and providing even more choice and convenience to travellers. The additional Toronto flights will be introduced on August 18 2018 and will operate on a Saturday departing… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomes Turkmenistan Airlines’ biweekly flights between Ashgabat and Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports has welcomed the resumption of Turkmenistan Airlines’ biweekly flights between Ashgabat International Airport (ASB) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH), connecting the two nation’s capitals with flights operating every Friday and Sunday Saoud Al Shamsi, Acting Chief Commercial Officer (ACCO) of Abu… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to increase the number of flights on Moscow — Lipetsk route to two per day

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld global alliance, will increase the number of scheduled flights along the Moscow — Lipetsk route to two per day, starting on 1 August 2018. The additional daily S7 Airlines flight will depart from Moscow at 8.40 a.m. and arrive in Lipetsk at 9.40 a.m. The return flight is to leave the airport in Lipetsk at 10.15 a.m. and… Read the full press release

Oman Air increases frequency of flights to Salalah

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ —  Oman Air, the national airline for the Sultanate of Oman, has increased its frequency of flights to Salalah, the principal city of the Dhofar region, to cater for the increase in demand from holidaymakers looking to experience the Khareef season which brings in its wake lovely weather… Read the full press release

Emirates and flydubai announce codeshare agreement for flights between Dubai and Zagreb, Croatia

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and its partner airline flydubai announced today (July 23, 2018) that flights between Dubai and Zagreb in Croatia will be operated by flydubai from 2 December 2018 to 30 March 2019 after which flights will be operated by Emirates. The move will ensure that capacity is… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches direct five-times weekly flights to Gothenburg, Sweden from 12 December

Service to Gothenburg will commence 12 December 2018 and marks Qatar Airways’ second Swedish destination after Stockholm Direct flights will be operated by a Boeing 787-8 aircraft five times per week DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct five-times weekly flights to Gothenburg,… Read the full press release

Emirates to introduce two additional flights to Lyon and one to Paris per week

Lyon to become daily service with two extra flights per week Paris to get one additional flight per week DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates today (18 JULY 2018) announced that it will introduce two additional flights to Lyon and one to Paris per week, complementing its existing schedule and providing even more… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Qatar Airways’ triple daily flights to Doha

MANCHESTER, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced it will be increasing the frequency of its flights between Manchester and Doha to triple daily from May 2019. The middle eastern airline currently operates 16 flights per week between the two cities – double daily on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays with… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces its Business Class experience Qsuite on flights to and from Mumbai and Bengaluru

The airline awarded ‘World’s Best Business Class’ brings its newest innovation to India Qatar Airways’ robust expansion in India has brought greater consumer choice and increased accessibility to global markets DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that its award-winning Business Class experience, Qsuite, is now available on… Read the full press release

Bulgaria Air to launch additional flights from Sofia to Varna, London and Madrid

SOFIA, Bulgaria, 2018-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — At the peak of summer when the demand for flights is greatest, the national carrier Bulgaria Air announces more flights to some of the most preferred destinations among the passengers. The airline will launch special additional flights from Sofia to Varna, London and Madrid. Bulgaria Air will ensure more… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Vacation Express’ non-stop flights to Los Cabos for 2019 travel season

ATLANTA, Ga., 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Vacation Express is happy to announce the start of exclusive, non-stop flights from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) to Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) for the 2019 travel season.  Flights to Los Cabos will depart weekly on Sundays for 6 nights from May 26, 2019 through July 28, 2019…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s new flights to Larnaca, Are Ostersund and Sofia

Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has announced three brand new routes from Bristol to Larnaca, Åre Östersund and Sofia which are on sale today. These form part of the 16 new routes easyJet has put on sale across the UK this morning, including the airline’s historic 1000th route. Flights… Read the full press release

flydubai to relocate selected flights to Terminal 3 at Dubai International (DXB)

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier flydubai has announced today (July 11, 2018) that flights to 10 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 from Terminal 2, Dubai International (DXB)… Read the full press release

Emirates adds extra flights to Jeddah and Medina from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be operating extra flights to Jeddah and Medina to help facilitate travel for pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Hajj. Emirates will be operating 33 additional flights to Jeddah and Medina from 6 to 31 August to support the journey… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service between SJC and JFK

Alaska Airlines starts nonstop service between SJC and JFK SEATTLE, 2018-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines begins nonstop service today between Mineta San Jose International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City. With the addition of the new service, Alaska now operates 15 flights a day to JFK from six West Coast gateways including Las Vegas; Los… Read the full press release

Aeroflot launches daily flights from Moscow to Burgas, Bulgaria

Moscow, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — On 2 July, Aeroflot launches regular direct flights from Moscow to Burgas. Daily flights on Airbus A320 will operate on the following schedules: Moscow–Burgas (all times local):   Monday: flight SU 2156 will depart Sheremetyevo at 15:25 and arrive in Burgas at 19:00; Tuesday: flight SU 2156 will depart Sheremetyevo at 15:55 and arrive in Burgas… Read the full press release

Aeroflot inaugurates daily flights from Moscow to Naples and Verona

Moscow, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — On 1 July, Aeroflot launches regular flights from Moscow to Naples and Verona. Daily flights will operate on the following schedule: Moscow-Naples (all times local): flight SU 2480 will depart Sheremetyevo at 8:00 and arrive in Naples at 11:00; return flight SU 2481 will depart Naples at 12:00 and arrive at Sheremetyevo at… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group expands its Open API to include the direct booking of flights

Lufthansa Group extends its Open API with booking functionality, strengthening its direct digital sales channel  External programmers from startup ecosystem get direct access to the airline’s online ticketing The new booking functionality is now available for the UK market COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Lufthansa Group is expanding its Lufthansa Open… Read the full press release

Emirates increases capacity to five flights per week between Luanda and Dubai

Connection between Dubai and Luanda increases to five flights per week, and daily from 2018 winter schedule DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates announced today it will reinstate two weekly flights between Luanda and Dubai, increasing capacity to five flights per week between the two cities, starting from 1 July 2018. Customers… Read the full press release

Raleigh-Durham International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines’ nonstop flights to San Diego

RDU Airport, N.C., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun and fun in San Diego is finally a nonstop flight away. Raleigh-Durham International Airport’s most sought after nonstop destination will be served by Frontier Airlines beginning on August 15. The airline announced the route during a nationwide release of new destinations throughout their network on June 5…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to make Qsuite available on flights to and from Canberra via Sydney from 1 July 2018

The airline awarded ‘World’s Best Business Class’ brings its newest innovation to Australia’s capital  Qatar Airways’ robust expansion in Australia has brought greater consumer choice and increased accessibility to global markets for Australians and Australian businesses DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that its award-winning Business Class… Read the full press release

Emirates launches a new service which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has introduced Home Check-in, a new service which allows customers to check in for their flights from anywhere in Dubai. The service is available for customers across all classes travelling on Emirates flights. The new service enables Emirates passengers to complete the security check and check-in from… Read the full press release

Department of Transportation (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) data: on-time performance at O’Hare International Airport has dramatically improved in recent years

Chicago, IL, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Data available from the  Department of Transportation (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)shows that on-time performance at O’Hare International Airport has dramatically improved in recent years. The last four years of statistics for the nation’s 30 major airports show that O’Hare has steadily moved up in the rankings… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America operate 15 flights a day to John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) from six West Coast gateways

New Alaska Lounge to open at JFK’s Terminal 7 offering travelers a relaxing space that embodies the airline’s cool, West Coast vibe UPDATED April 4 at 10:00 AM: The original release issued at 5:00 a.m. Pacific contained an inaccuracy that Global Partners out of JFK serve 10 global destinations. SEATTLE, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska… Read the full press release

Aeroflot to resume regular flights from Moscow to Cairo from 11 April 2018

Moscow, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — From 11 April 2018 Aeroflot will resume regular flights from Moscow to Cairo. Flights will operate three times per week on Airbus A320 aircraft to and from Sheremetyevo Terminal F. Ticket sales will launch on 13 March 2018. Flights between Moscow and Cairo will operate on the following… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Novosibirsk to Neryungri 1 June 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches direct scheduled flights from Novosibirsk to Neryungri starting 1 June 2018. Tickets are available now. Flights of S7 Airlines from Novosibirsk to Neryungri will be carried out daily on Fridays. Flights will depart from Tolmachevo Airport at 02:30 and arrive at Neryungri Airport at 08:10 local time. Return flights will depart… Read the full press release

Arik Air to move all its Port Harcourt flights to Murtala Muhammed Airport Terminal 2 Lagos from March 17, 2018

Ikeja, Nigeria, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — From that date, all daily flights to Port Harcourt International will cease to operate from the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) and will depart and arrive at MMA2. The decision to move all outbound and inbound Lagos-Port Harcourt flights to MMA2 is informed by the need to enhance passenger… Read the full press release

Norwegian doubles the number of flights on its popular Dublin-New York service

66,000 more seats added on popular Dublin-Stewart, New York route from €120 one way Earliest flight arrival into New York allows for outlet shopping day trips Airline now offers up to 29 weekly transatlantic flights from Ireland Fornebu, Norway, 2018-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is today (Feb 26, 2018) continuing its Irish expansion… Read the full press release