Norwegian announces summer 2020 schedule from London to USA

Airline releases more than a million seats of its summer 2020 schedule from London to USA Phased release of summer 2020 schedule begins Book early for the cheapest fares and best seat selection LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian today (Jun 24, 2019) announces the release of more than one million seats… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches nonstop flights between McCarran International Airport and Hollywood Burbank Airport and Sacramento International Airport

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Las Vegas, continues its investment in the Entertainment Capital of the World with the addition of two new cities to the Spirit network: Burbank and Sacramento.  On June 20, Spirit launched nonstop flights between McCarran International Airport (LAS) in Las… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines starts nonstop daily flights from Charlotte, NC to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Just in time for the perfect summer getaway, Spirit Airlines is kicking off service to Charlotte, North Carolina. Beginning today (June 20, 2019), Spirit (NYSE: SAVE) now offers nonstop daily flights from Charlotte Douglass International Airport (CLT) to Baltimore/Washington, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando and Newark. The four routes will… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates service to Lisbon

The airline’s first gateway to Portugal now served by a direct daily flight on the state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner New route confirms Qatar Airways’ commitment to the Portuguese market DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first ever passenger flight to Portugal landed at Lisbon Airport on Monday 24 June 2019, as… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights

Aer Lingus becomes Alaska Airlines’ 16th Global Partner to offer award flights, making it easier to reach more than 900 destinations worldwide SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan members have more ways to experience the sights and sounds of Europe with award redemptions now available through Aer Lingus, marking the… Read the full press release

Vistara announces codeshare agreement with United Airlines

Codeshare agreement with Vistara opens up more than 20 destinations across India for United Airlines Reciprocal frequent flyer benefits for Club Vistara and United MileagePlus members New Delhi, India, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, today (18th June 2019) joined hands with one of the world’s largest carriers, United Airlines,… Read the full press release

Emirates adds seasonal fruits into its summer menus

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is refreshing its summer menus to incorporate seasonal fruits. With over 110 million meals served a year, Emirates chefs constantly create destination-inspired menus using fresh, seasonal ingredients that cater to a global palate. In the next two months, Emirates will launch a range of seasonal menu… Read the full press release

Emirates adds 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be expanding its services to Jeddah and Medina with an additional 46 flights to help facilitate travel for Hajj pilgrims heading to and from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The flights will be operated between 27 July and 22 August to support the Hajj journey… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces eco-friendly paper straws on board

Eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced this month Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of June 1st, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free. The airline has been working on… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches new service to Memmingen/ Munich West from Suceava, Romania

THE FIRST LOW FARE CONNECTION FROM BUCOVINA REGION TO BAVARIA REGION BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — NEW ROUTE: SUCEAVA – MUNICH MEMMINGEN START DATE: 17 JUNE 2019 FREQUENCY: THREE TIMES PER WEEK ON MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS FARES FROM: RON 69* WIZZ NETWORK FROM ROMANIA: 146 ROUTES TO 20 COUNTRIES Wizz Air the largest low-cost airline… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks its 5th birthday in Riga

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe, is celebrating its 5th anniversary in Riga. Since WIZZ started operations from Riga, the airline has carried 3.2 million passengers onboard. Wizz Air’s presence has boosted tourism in the region, as Riga has seen an increase in guest nights… Read the full press release

Wizz Air starts two weekly service between Belgrade to Lyon

TWO WEEKLY FLIGHTS WITH FARES FROM ONLY €14.99* BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe, last week started a new low-fare service from its Serbian base in Belgrade to Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport in France. Lyon is the third French destination Wizz Air operates flights to from Belgrade, next… Read the full press release

flydubai becomes the first UAE national carrier to offer direct flights from Dubai to Naples

flydubai has inaugurated its new service to Naples, becoming the first UAE national carrier to offer direct flights from Dubai The new route is codeshared with Emirates and gives passengers access to more than 200 destinations worldwide on the combined network Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai celebrated its inaugural service… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines acquires a new Airbus A320neo aircraft, its fleets’s hundredth aircraft

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The fleet of the largest private airline in Russia has been upgraded with one hundredth aircraft. S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, announces the acquisition of a new Airbus A320neo aircraft. The plane has become the hundredth aircraft in the airline’s fleet. The aircraft was transferred to S7 Airlines at the manufacturer’s factory in Hamburg. The new… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Frontier Airlines’ new non-stop routes from Cincinnati to Fort Lauderdale, Miami, New Orleans, and Sarasota

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-fare carrier, Frontier Airlines today (June 18, 2019) announces four new, non-stop routes from Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG): Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Miami International Airport (MIA), Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ). To celebrate the launch of… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport celebrates inaugural Albawings service from Tirana to Stansted, London

Tirana, Albania, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On Sunday 16 June 2019, Tirana International Airport (TIA) held a ceremony to inaugurate a new route from the Albanian capital, Tirana, to Stansted, London. The new service will be operated by Albawings with three weekly flights, on Tuesdays, Thursday and Sundays. “We warmly welcome these new flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo signs landmark order for five new Boeing 777 freighters

Three new freighter-only routes also revealed: Hanoi to Dallas, Chicago to Singapore and Singapore – Los Angeles – Mexico City The cargo carrier will grow to become the number one global carrier this year in both fleet and network Doha, Qatar, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has announced a significant new… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates new service between Doha and Davao, Philippines

Davao is the third destination in the Philippines on Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network Direct return services to Davao will operate once per week by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Davao, Philippines, touched down today (18 June 2019) at Davao… Read the full press release

British Airways to start new service to Croatian city of Split

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is set to raise anchor and take off for the Croatian city of Split – in time for the annual Yacht Week adventure. It’s the first time flights to Croatia have operated from London City Airport and British Airways will fly three flights a week through the peak summer months to September…. Read the full press release

SAS travelers can soon experience the world’s most modern and fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft, the Airbus A350

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — From January 2020, travelers can look forward to exploring the world in the most fuel-efficient and comfortable long haul aircraft, the Airbus A350. The new aircraft is a key investment and part of the extensive renewal of the SAS fleet, tailored to reduce emissions, and in line with… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines May 2019 passenger number rises by 2.8 percent year-on-year

Number of passengers rises by 2.8 percent year-on-year  Capacity utilization increases by 1.7 percentage points to 81.1 percent  Strongest passenger growth and offer increase in Munich  COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In May 2019, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed around 13.2 million passengers. This shows an increase of 2.8 percent compared to the… Read the full press release

British Airways hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London and San Francisco – A British Airways flight has touched down at London Heathrow from San Francisco this morning, having been on quite a unique journey – it hosted the Pitch on a Plane competition using on-board WiFi.  The airline joined up with Founders Forum to give five start-ups the chance to pitch their ideas to a host of judges on board the flight… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports welcomes IndiGo’s new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi

Flags off new daily direct flights connecting Abu Dhabi with Delhi and Mumbai Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi yesterday. IndiGo, India’s largest airline, commenced two new daily direct flights from Delhi and Mumbai… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes TAP Air Portugal’s nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco

With 71 New Jet Deliveries Planned Through 2025, TAP’s Fleet Reaches 100 Aircraft for the First Time as the Airline Adds New Routes this Month from SFO, Chicago O’Hare and Washington-Dulles SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal introduces five weekly nonstop flights between Lisbon and San Francisco International Airport… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates new service between Dubai and Sochi

flydubai becomes the first GCC-based airline to offer direct flights to Sochi Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai has inaugurated its new service from Dubai to Sochi. flydubai flight FZ985 arrived at Sochi International Airport (AER) on 07 June and was met with a traditional water cannon salute and a welcome… Read the full press release

Wizz Air allocates sixth aircraft to its Vienna base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and one of the leading low-cost carriers in Austria, announced today (JUN 4, 2019) the allocation of a sixth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet in the middle of December, enabling the start of six new long-awaited… Read the full press release

RUSSIA: S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Vladivostok to Yakutsk on 5 June 2019

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, will be starting regular direct flights from Vladivostok to Yakutsk as of 5 June 2019. The flights will run on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Departures will leave from Kievichi airport at 00:40, and arrive in Yakutsk at 03:10 local time on the following day. The return flight will depart on Thursdays and Sundays at 04:45 and… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Allegiant’s new service from Cincinnati to Virginia Beach

HEBRON, Ky., 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (June 7, 2019) begins service from Cincinnati to Virginia Beach and the Outer Banks via Norfolk International Airport (ORF). To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $71.* “Cincinnati-residents continue to be great supporters of our service, so we… Read the full press release

Sustainable Travel: From this autumn, tax-free sales will therefore cease on SAS flights

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Every step on the way to sustainable travel is important. From this autumn, tax-free sales will therefore cease on SAS flights. This will reduce the overall weight of our aircraft, which in turn will save fuel and cut emissions. SAS’s efforts to improve the sustainability of its operations… Read the full press release

Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport wins easyJet business at Zurich Airport as of 1 September 2019. The five-year contract complements Swissport’s existing business with the airline in Geneva and at Basel‘s EuroAirport. Swissport will service some 120 daily easyJet flights at the three Swiss airports combined. On a global level easyJet relies… Read the full press release