Southwest plans to bring new service to Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Houston (Hobby), and Nashville

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 11, 2019) extends its bookable flight schedule through Aug. 10, 2020. As part of the schedule extension, Southwest also announces plans to bring new service to some of the largest cities across its network including: Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (Midway), Denver, Houston (Hobby), and Nashville. Atlanta Effective June 7, 2020,… Read the full press release

British Airways enhances its catering on flights from London Gatwick

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has made a multi-million pound investment in its catering on flights from London Gatwick, with reimagined and improved food across its short- and long-haul cabins. Now available on all flights, the catering brings in new menus featuring new dishes and recipes as part of the… Read the full press release

Emirates launches fourth daily service to Dhaka starting 29 March 2020

Decision driven by robust demand and healthy booking forecasts Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is now set to launch its fourth daily service to Dhaka from 29 March 2020 instead of 1 June 2020, as announced earlier. The fourth daily will boost Emirates’ weekly services to Dhaka from 21 to 28, and will… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines offers priority boarding to guests wearing holiday sweater on National Ugly Sweater Day

For the third year, guests dressed in fly holiday gear get priority boarding Dec. 20 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is spreading holiday cheer by offering guests wearing any kind of holiday sweater priority boarding on Dec. 20, National Ugly Sweater Day. The one-day promotion will be celebrated by guests and employees… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches flights between Mildura and Sydney

New Mildura to Sydney route to begin 29 March 2020 Introduction of three more weekly flights between Bendigo and Sydney These routes estimated to boost spending in regional Victoria by more than $3 million each year Sale fares for Mildura-Sydney available from $179 one-way Mildura, Australia, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink will launch flights… Read the full press release

Qantas and Air France – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announce new frequent flyer partnership

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Frequent Flyers can now access reward seats, earn Qantas Points[1] and receive tier benefits across the entire Air France – KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KLM) network. As part of the comprehensive new partnership between the airline groups, Qantas Frequent Flyers will be able to fly to over 60… Read the full press release

Washington Dulles International Airport welcomes Cabo Verde Airlines’ new services to Sal

Washington DC, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) celebrated Cabo Verde Airlines’ inaugural flight Monday between the National Capital Region and Sal, Cabo Verde’s Amílcar Cabral International Airport (SID). “We are beyond pleased to welcome Cabo Verde Airlines to the Dulles International family,” said Yil Surehan, vice president of Airline Business Development for the Metropolitan Washington Airports… Read the full press release

Christmas meals, nostalgic films and holiday treats awaits Emirates customers travelling on select flights

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The festive spirit is in full swing as Emirates prepares to serve 500,000 Christmas meals across all classes to customers travelling on select flights from December 9 to 31. In addition to a delicious festive menu, travellers can also enjoy nostalgic films and holiday treats across all cabin… Read the full press release

Emirates and Interjet Airlines announce enhanced interline agreement

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and Interjet Airlines, one of the fastest growing airlines in North America, have announced an enhanced interline agreement, which is set to open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between Mexico, the Gulf and Middle East and beyond. With a single… Read the full press release

SAS launches direct route to Tokyo Haneda International Airport from Copenhagen Kastrup

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) is pleased to announce a direct route to Tokyo Haneda International Airport from Copenhagen Kastrup. The route gives travelers better access to downtown Tokyo and with All Nippon Airways (ANA), a fellow Star Alliance member, the route will increase connectivity to 30 domestic destinations in… Read the full press release

SAS expands its fleet with its first Airbus A350s

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of eight Airbus A350s has officially entered SAS’ fleet and from the 28th of January 2020 travelers will be able to experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft. Showcasing innovative technologies and design, it offers a new and more sustainable way of traveling long… Read the full press release

Blue Islands to provide charter services to the Channel Islands from Zurich, Rotterdam, Groningen and cities across Germany

St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors from Germany, the Netherlands and Switzerland will be discovering Guernsey and Jersey in 2020 as Blue Islands once again partners with leading tour operators to provide charter services to the Channel Islands from Zurich, Rotterdam, Groningen and cities across Germany. Rob Veron, CEO Blue Islands… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines launches services to Rovaniemi, Finland

Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Rovaniemi, famous for being one of the most significant locations to witness northern lights, became the newest addition to the flag carrier’s extensive flight network. Rovaniemi became the second destination Turkish Airlines flies to in Finland following Helsinki. Starting on 5 December 2019, Rovaniemi flights will be operated… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Viva Aerobus’ new services from O’Hare to five cities in Mexico

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Mexican ultra low-cost carrier Viva Aerobus will start seasonal service from O’Hare International Airport to five cities in Mexico beginning tomorrow, December 7, 2019, through January 13, 2020. The new routes include daily service to Guadalajara; 3x weekly service to Morelia and 2x weekly services to Leon, Monterrey and Zacatecas using an… Read the full press release

Rovaniemi Airport welcomes Turkish Airlines’ new service to Istanbul

Vantaa, Finland, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — With a direct route between Rovaniemi and Istanbul, the winter wonders of Lapland are within reach for new international travellers. Santa’s official home airport is now connected to the worldwide Turkish Airlines route network, covering 122 countries and over 300 destinations This winter, the Turkish Airlines flight to… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to add new Airbus A321 aircraft and two new routes to Prague and Seville to its Bucharest operations

NEW BASED AIRBUS A321 AIRCRAFT AND. TWO NEW ROUTES TO PRAGUE AND SEVILLE. BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest airline in Romania and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines today (DEC 4, 2019) announced further development of the operation in Bucharest basing 1 new Airbus A321 aircraft. The new… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes Transavia’s new services for the 2020 summer season

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Dutch airline Transavia will start flights from Brussels Airport in the 2020 summer season. The carrier will serve 9 destinations from our airport, totalling to 28 flights per week. With destinations mainly in the Mediterranean, Transavia hopes to attract both Belgian passengers and passengers from the south… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes TUI’s winter 2020 programme

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI, the world’s leading holiday company and the UK’s number one holiday provider, has announced its winter 2020 programme with the addition of flights to Tunisia from Bristol Airport and the reintroduction of holidays to Sharm El Sheikh. The new winter flights to Tunisia from Bristol Airport are… Read the full press release

New passenger awareness campaign Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly takes off in Norway

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supported by airports group Avinor, the Civil Aviation Authority of Norway, and the Federation of Norwegian Aviation Industries, has launched a new passenger awareness campaign called Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly to encourage passengers to think carefully about their alcohol consumption before boarding flights. Unruly passenger incidents… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches direct service connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand’s coastal destination Pattaya

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (December 2, 2019), Vietjet announced its latest direct service connecting Ho Chi Minh City and Thailand’s famous coastal destination Pattaya (via U-Tapao International Airport). The new route will operate daily service with a flight time of one hour and thirty minutes per leg, starting… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport welcomes Condor Airlines’ new, non-stop air service to Frankfurt, Germany

Flights to Frankfurt and beyond take off next summer Edmonton, AB, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Condor Airlines will offer a new, non-stop air service between Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and Frankfurt, Germany, with a world of travel options for the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. Flights to Frankfurt from Edmonton start June 1, 2020 and will… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines unveils summer 2020 schedule

Focus on vacation destinations in the Mediterranean, Kavala and Samos added to the offering Once again daily flights to Rome and Barcelona Long-haul routes: launch of flight service to Boston, Tokyo flights commencing two weeks earlier VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers can once again look forward to an attractive Austrian Airlines flight… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport launches new automated pre-security gates

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport is enhancing the experience for international travellers with the launch of new automated pre-security gates. From today (02 December 2019), travellers will pass through 12 new eGates that will scan boarding passes and grant them access to security areas. Developed in partnership with Vision-Box, the… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport holds annual Santa Flights

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Christmas exploded excitedly and noisily over Shannon Airport at the weekend as over 2,000 lucky children and their parents got to meet the special one 15,000ft above sea-level as the annual Santa Flights took to the skies. Families from all four provinces descended on the airport over the… Read the full press release

South African Airways welcomes the launch of a new project that will introduce the use of locally produced biofuel at O.R.Tambo International Airport

JOHANNESBURG, INDIA, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) and its wholly-owned subsidiary and low cost carrier, Mango Airlines, made history in 2016 as the first two airlines in Africa to operate commercial flights respectively, which were powered by sustainable aviation fuel produced from Sunchem’s nicotine-free tobacco plant, Solaris. That momentous occasion demonstrated… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo adds services to Campinas, Brazil, Santiago, Chile, Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia into its global freighter network

Campinas, Brazil; Santiago, Chile; Lima, Peru and Bogotá, Colombia will join the carrier’s global network The cargo carrier is not only growing its network but also its fleet DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the leading air cargo carriers is excited to announce major expansion of services in… Read the full press release

Lufthansa adds services to Zakynthos from Munich and to Rhodes from Frankfurt for summer 2020 schedule

Zakynthos new from Munich Rhodes now from Frankfurt COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun, beach and sea: Greece remains a popular trend destination for many holidaymakers. And from summer 2020, Lufthansa will be offering two further ways for spending the holidays in the eastern Mediterranean: With Zakynthos from Munich and Rhodes from… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways presents new On-Board Safety Video featuring football legends

Airline presents a pre-match team-talk like never before Stars of world football Neymar Jr, Robert Lewandowski and Cafu guide passengers through safety procedures in light-hearted film DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has turned the pre-match team-talk into an entertaining safety video that will be shown on board flights before the… Read the full press release

British Airways launched its Black Friday sale offers

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 28, 2019) launched its Black Friday sale offers. Low fares and cut-price upgrade deals are available across the airline’s short and long-haul routes. To take advantage, customers must book by December 3, 2019. Long-haul Customers can bag heavily reduced World Traveller (long-haul economy) flights from London for… Read the full press release

New Park & Ride facility to make Auckland Airport more accessible for southern travellers

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Access to Auckland Airport for travellers coming from the south is set to improve with work beginning on a second Park & Ride facility that will boost options for access to the terminals and reduce the number of vehicles on the precinct’s busy road network. Set for… Read the full press release