Discover Airlines to Launch Frankfurt to Kittilä Flights, Enhancing Lapland’s International Connectivity

(IN SHORT) Discover Airlines, a German leisure airline under the Lufthansa Group, is set to improve Kittilä Airport’s international route options by introducing scheduled flights from Frankfurt, Germany, to Kittilä Airport starting from December 20, 2024, until March 28, 2025. These weekly Friday flights on Airbus A320-200 aircraft are a welcome addition to Lapland’s growing… Read the full press release

Philippine Airlines and Singapore Airlines Announce Codeshare Agreement for Enhanced Travel Options

(IN SHORT) Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a codeshare partnership agreement to offer expanded flight options for travelers between the Philippines and Singapore, as well as connections to other domestic and international destinations through their hubs. The codeshare will commence on flights between Singapore and Manila, with SIA codesharing on PAL… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Announces New Nonstop Service from Raleigh-Durham to Frankfurt in 2024

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa will begin nonstop service to Frankfurt in 2024, giving Triangle-area travelers easy access to Germany and beyond with streamlined connections to Europe, the Middle East, India, Africa and more. “This is an exciting day at RDU as we welcome Lufthansa to the Raleigh-Durham market,” said Michael… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Launches First Direct Air Link Between Northern Ireland and Germany from Belfast City Airport

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2023-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa’s new service to Frankfurt has taken off from Belfast City Airport, marking the first time the German flag carrier has operated in Northern Ireland. The service, which is the only direct air link between Northern Ireland and Germany, will operate up to four times a… Read the full press release

KLM Expands Air/Rail Product in Support of Sustainability Efforts with Additional Seats on Thalys Trains

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2023-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM has purchased additional seats on four Thalys trains for transfer passengers travelling between Amsterdam and Brussels this summer. The extra seats form part of KLM’s efforts to scale down its four daily flights still operated between Amsterdam and Brussels. The extended air/rail product will be available… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Expands Dreamliner Routes to US and Canada for Summer Travel

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Great news for “Dreamliner” fans traveling to the US and Canada this summer! Lufthansa’s newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-9, is heading to further North American destinations starting with the summer flight schedule as of 26 March. The Dreamliner will fly six times a week from Frankfurt to… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport Records Double Passenger Traffic in 2022, Plans to Expand Terminal and Go CO2-Neutral in 2023

Flughafen Wien AG reports 23.7 million passengers at Vienna Airport in 2022, more than double the previous year and already 75% of record passenger traffic recorded in 2019    Net profit guidance for 2023 improves to € 150 million   CO2-neutral operations at Vienna Airport as of January 2023   Successful comeback of the aviation… Read the full press release

Emirates Resumes Services to Tokyo-Haneda: Building Back Its Japanese Network and Offering More Choice and Flexibility for Travellers

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will resume its services to Tokyo-Haneda starting from 2 April 2023, building back its Japanese network and providing even more choice and flexibility for travellers to one of the region’s top economies and destinations. Operated by one of Emirates’ latest Boeing 777 “Game Changer” aircraft, flight… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s new service to Frankfurt, Germany from April 2023

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Germany’s flag carrier airline, Lufthansa, has announced it will commence operations at Belfast City Airport. The airline, which is one of Europe’s largest, is entering the Northern Irish market for the first time and will operate flights from Belfast City Airport to Frankfurt, Germany, from 23rd April… Read the full press release

London City Airport launches ski and Christmas routes to Chambéry and Salzburg

London City Airport (LCY) launches ski and Christmas routes to Chambéry and Salzburg this December, providing even more choice for passengers this winter Complements existing British Airways (BA) CityFlyer/ SWISS services to Zurich and Geneva, plus BA CityFlyer/ Lufthansa services to Frankfurt and BA CityFlyer services to Prague, Berlin, Dusseldorf LCY’s November passenger numbers up… Read the full press release

Emirates to serve Bavarian treats onboard flights to Munich, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt to celebrate Oktoberfest

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — To celebrate the world-renowned German festival Oktoberfest, Emirates will serve beloved Bavarian treats onboard flights to Munich, Hamburg, Düsseldorf, and Frankfurt, as well as the respective airport lounges, between the 17th of September and 2nd of October. Serving its cosmopolitan customer base, Emirates celebrates many multicultural occasions on-board such as… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to kick off ‘The Journey Tour’ featuring interactive experiences for FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ fans

Airline offers fans a chance to win multiple all-inclusive trips to FIFA World Cup™, plus match only tickets The Journey Tour will kick-off in London on 13 August before visiting 12 other European cities DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is celebrating 100 days to go until the FIFA World Cup… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases flights to Berlin

Capital of Germany to benefit from enhanced connectivity to Qatar’s global network of over 150 destinations on 787 aircraft Qatar Airways is the only Skytrax 5 Star airline flying from Berlin with flights via the World’s Best Airport to the most points in the Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Gulf region and India DOHA,… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield welcomes Eurowings Discover’s non-stop service between Halifax and Frankfurt

New airline arrives at Halifax Stanfield and launches non-stop service between Halifax and Frankfurt Halifax, N.S., 2022-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s time for Atlantic Canadians to do what they do best and give Eurowings Discover a warm East Coast welcome as the European airline makes its debut in Halifax! Today (JUNE 13, 2022),… Read the full press release

London City Airport announces plans to mark the 70th year of Queen Elizabeth II’s historic reign

Airport launches new commemorative logo for the Jubilee Sponsors local community celebrations in Newham and Barking & Dagenham Airport set to be busy as passengers fly into London for the Jubilee weekend from across the UK and Europe London, UK, 2022-May-31 — /Travel PR News/ — As preparations gear up for the global celebration of… Read the full press release

Finavia airports offers more than 130 destinations in Europe, America and Asia this summer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights are resuming at both Helsinki Airport and regional airports after the pandemic. In the summer, there will be direct flights from Finavia airports to more than 130 destinations. “There will be new destinations for the summer, as well as flights to familiar cities and beaches in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways invites football fans to secure all-inclusive travel packages for The FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

With a successful Final Draw complete and groups set, fans are invited to secure their all-inclusive travel packages from Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ As Qatar Airways optimises its network to ensure fans can attend the FIFA World Cup™, the airline offers 5,000 bonus Avios to all… Read the full press release

Air Canada announces 34 routes relaunching across the Atlantic and Pacific this Summer 2022

Most extensive schedule from Canada to global destinations Restoring popular European destinations, including Barcelona, Budapest, Copenhagen, Madrid, Milan, and Venice Increased connectivity to Air Canada’s large North American network Air Canada’s leadership and unique extensive network will stimulate the recovery of the travel and tourism industry MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Feb. 22, 2022) announced an expanded Summer 2022… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to modernize its fleet with four Airbus A320neos

New aircraft are more fuel efficient, quieter and more cost effective Until spring 2023 four A320neos will replace older A320s New cabin concept enhances travel comfort on short and medium haul routes Austrian Airlines COO Francesco Sciortino: “Latest technology enables up to 20 per cent less fuel consumption and reduces noise”. Vienna, Austria, 2022-Feb-17 —… Read the full press release

London City Airport expects strong passenger demand to fuel recovery in 2022

Central London airport expects meaningful growth in 2022 as British Airways announces significant summer schedule More than three quarters of 2019 routes to be on the London City departure board in 2022 New routes include Thessaloniki, Barcelona and the return of 2019 top performer Milan 714,000 passengers used London City in 2021, down 21% on… Read the full press release

Emirates’ signature premium lounge service at over 20 airports in its network reopens

First Class, Business Class and Platinum and Gold Skywards members to have access to more than 120 Emirates Lounges and partner facilities at destinations where operations have resumed Premium customers and frequent flyers to benefit from lounge offering in airports worldwide Lounge operations resumed with health and safety measures in place Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-22 —… Read the full press release

Qantas launches direct flights from Australia to Rome starting June 2022

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will reignite its love affair with Rome, adding direct flights from Australia to the eternal city from the middle of next year. From 22 June 2022, Qantas will operate the only direct service between Australia and continental Europe, flying three return Sydney-Perth-Rome flights per week to… Read the full press release

724 626 passengers used Budapest Airport in November 2021, 11 000 more vs previous month

Another passenger peak in November November was the second strongest cargo month in the history of the airport From winter to summer – plenty of popular destinations for relaxation at the end of the year Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The November passenger number has exceeded the passenger traffic registered in October,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group expands quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane network to 14 cities

Singapore, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today (09 October 2021) expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with additional points expected to be announced in the coming weeks. This comes as Singapore widened its VTL arrangements to include Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality supports education programme at two local schools in Frankfurt

Deutsche Hospitality funding a programme at two schools in Frankfurt / Eintracht Frankfurt announces that Muhammed Damar will act as an official mentor for the scheme Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Strong partners have come together to assist with an integrative education programme entitled “Football meets Culture”. In Frankfurt am… Read the full press release

Swissport further digitizes air cargo warehousing process with new cargo app

Zurich, Switzerland, 2021-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport is equipping its cargo workers with a brand-new mobile application and new handheld devices. The cargo app will further digitize the air cargo warehousing process and offers real-time visibility on cargo shipments. Already operational in the first five Swissport warehouses, the app will be rolled out… Read the full press release

Emirates announces Newcastle service restart and increased frequencies to multiple European cities

DUBAI, UAE, 2021-Aug-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is scaling up services with additional route resumptions and more flights across its European network, responding to the easing of international entry protocols and an upsurge in passenger demand. With clear signals that passenger confidence for international travel is returning, the airline is advancing its plans… Read the full press release

Gulf Air extends IATA Travel Pass trial to include flights from Bahrain to Dubai, Frankfurt and Paris

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain, 2021-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has extended the IATA Travel Pass trial to include more routes after the initial kick-off on flights from Bahrain to Athens, London and Singapore flights. Starting from today (August 14, 2021), the airline will include… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes the start of Lufthansa’s service between Bristol and Frankfurt

London, UK, 2021-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa strengthens its commitment to Bristol Airport today (2nd Aug 2021) commencing a regular service from Bristol to Frankfurt. The route provides business travellers with increased opportunity to trade in one of the world’s leading financial centres and opens the door for multiple onward connections for leisure travellers…. Read the full press release

Emirates now offers the IATA Travel Pass solution

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, one of the first global airlines to pilot the IATA Travel Pass in April, now offers the IATA Travel Pass solution to customers flying to 10 cities and plans to extend it to all routes across its network in the coming weeks. In addition, Emirates has… Read the full press release