ANA Marks 25 Years of Connecting Japan and Honolulu, Expands Services, and Launches Special Sweepstakes

In October 2023, ANA will commemorate 25 years of connecting travelers between Tokyo, Japan and Honolulu. The inaugural flight for ANA’s third Airbus A380 aircraft, known as “FLYING HONU,” is scheduled for October 20. ANA will launch a unique sweepstakes in celebration of these two significant milestones and as a sincere expression of appreciation for… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways implements piece based baggage policy

Nadi, Fiji, 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — A new “piece based baggage policy” adopted by Fiji Airways will offer guests more convenient travel with less bulky luggage. The National Carrier is moving away from the weight based policy for Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the Pacific Islands to enhance the experience of our guests… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport welcomes Japanese carrier ZIPAIR’s inaugural flight from Tokyo

SJC Becomes Inaugural Bay Area Gateway for Low-Cost, Transpacific Travel San José, Calif., 2022-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Japanese carrier ZIPAIR Tokyo’s inaugural flight from Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT) touched down at Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) this morning, marking the return of nonstop service between Silicon Valley and Japan and a… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces return of United Airlines and American Airlines services this October

October school holidays busiest since 2019 20% (month-on-month) increase in capacity to US destinations A total of five airlines flying to/from Auckland from/to North America offers up to 60 flights per week over the summer period. Auckland will be connected to eight non-stop destinations to North America during summer 2022/2023; Dallas Fort Worth DFW, Los… 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 cities… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Hawaiian Airlines’ new daily nonstop service to Kailua-Kona

Hawaiian will serve all four main islands from the East Bay Oakland, Calif., 2022-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Hawaiian Airlines is offering Bay Area travelers more convenient options to visit Hawaii this summer by adding daily nonstop service between Oakland International Airport (OAK) and Kailua-Kona (KOA) on Hawaii Island. Seats are on sale now… Read the full press release

Qantas welcomes back first international tourists in almost two years

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas flights from eight overseas destinations are touching down in Australia today (21ST FEBRUARY 2022), bringing the first international tourists in almost two years and an eagerly anticipated boost for the country’s tourism industry. The Qantas Group will fly more than 14,000 passengers into Australia this week… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways invites customers to participate in IATA Travel Pass app trial

Eligible customers are invited to participate in the trial, through which ANA will validate the testing and verification components of the IATA Travel Pass app Trials will be conducted from May 24 until June 6 on Tokyo/Haneda – Honolulu and Tokyo/ Haneda – New York/JFK routes Tokyo, Japan, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — All… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches 21% off on summer 2021 fares to and from Alaska

Travel to Alaska in 2021 and enjoy up to a 21% discount on Alaska Airlines SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Denali? Check. Majestic glaciers? Check. Reunions? Please. Alaska? Definitely. Starting today (March 30, 2021), Alaska Airlines is launching a sale that’s full of summer fun in the Land of the Midnight Sun with… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new seasonal service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul

New route from Alaska’s largest city to the Twin Cities will provide more nonstops to the state of Alaska SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announces today (March 19, 2021) new seasonal service at one of the airline’s key hubs in Alaska with new nonstop service between Anchorage and Minneapolis-St. Paul. This additional… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ services to Honolulu

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2020-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 4, 2020) marks Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Honolulu, Hawaii via Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). This is the first time Southwest has provided daily, nonstop service from SAN to Hawaii. “We’ve been anticipating this route for many months and welcome Southwest’s new… Read the full press release


HONOLULU, HAWAII, 2019-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today (July 9, 2019) released the following statement praising Hawaii Governor David Ige for vetoing Senate Bill 1292 regarding vacation rentals. The quote is attributable to Chip Rogers, president and CEO of AHLA. “AHLA applauds Governor Ige for vetoing this flawed… Read the full press release

OAK celebrates inaugural Southwest Airlines flight to Honolulu

East Bay airport launches carrier’s West Coast – Hawaiian Islands routes with inaugural to Honolulu Oakland, Calif., 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s an Aloha Monday in Oakland after the first Southwest Airlines flight to the Hawaiian Islands arrived in Honolulu Sunday evening with 152 passengers and seven crew members. The Airport and Airline celebrated with a… Read the full press release

Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina to create first class menu for ANA’s A380’s inaugural Tokyo to Honolulu route

Consecutive Two Glass Wine Spectator Awards complement culinary accolades Hawaii, Oahu, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling first class on All Nippon Airways (ANA)’s first Airbus A380 will discover the flavours of southern Italy in a menu expressly developed for the occasion by Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at… Read the full press release

2020-2021 Viking World Cruise: 161 days, six continents, 75 ports and overnight stays in 13 cities, setting sail on December 14, 2020

New 161-Day Voyage Visits Six Continents and 75 Ports, Including Viking’s First-Ever Call on Hawaii Los Angeles, California, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® ( today (January 8, 2018) announced its new 2020-2021 Viking World Cruise , which will span 161 days, six continents and 75 ports, with overnight stays in 13 cities. Setting sail on December 14, 2020… Read the full press release

Etihad Airways expanded its codeshare agreement with South Korea’s largest airline Korean Air

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2013-10-24 — / — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has expanded its codeshare agreement with Korean Air, South Korea’s largest airline, to include six new destinations. In the second phase of cooperation, Etihad Airways will place its EY code on Korean Air services from Seoul Incheon to Honolulu,… Read the full press release

Uhane Pohaku Na Moku O Hawaii and Four Seasons Resorts Lanai announces the Ho’okupu Hula No Lanai Cultural Festival October 4-5, 2013

Music, dance and the arts usher in the fall season on Lanai 2013-09-02 — / — Uhane Pohaku Na Moku O Hawaii, in partnership with Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, announces the fourth bi-annual Ho’okupu Hula No Lanai Cultural Festival October 4-5, 2013.  The complimentary festival, meaning “a gift of hula to Lanai,” joins together hula halau from around the world who have… Read the full press release

The JAL Group released forecast figures for the Japanese summer vacation August 9-18, 2013

TOKYO, 2013-08-02— / — The JAL Group today announced international and domestic passenger traffic forecast for the Japanese summer vacation that stretches ten days from August 9 to August 18 this year. There are currently 266,166 passenger bookings on international JAL Group flights during this period, up 7.2% compared to previous year, while capacity increased by 6.1%…. Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service between San Diego and Kauai

SEATTLE, 2013-06-07 — / — Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today between San Diego and Lihue, Kauai. The flight operates daily through Aug. 26, and then will operate four days a week. Alaska also flies nonstop from San Diego to Honolulu and Maui. “With the addition of San Diego-Kauai, Alaska Airlines now offers 171 flights a… Read the full press release

17-year-old Honolulu High School Student Designed the Alaska Airlines ‘Spirit of the Islands’ Aircraft

HONOLULU, 2013-06-04 — / — A specially painted Alaska Airlines jet adorned with a Honolulu high school student’s winning design honoring the culture of the Aloha State touched down today in Honolulu before a crowd of students, educators and travelers. The unique paint theme, dubbed the “Spirit of the Islands,” was created by 17-year-old Aaron Nee…. Read the full press release