Emirates and Air Canada launch codeshare cooperation

Emirates and Air Canada customers will have access to 46 points across North America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa Frequent flyer members of Skywards and Aeroplan will soon be able to earn and redeem points or miles when flying with both airlines Enhanced customer offering implemented with the issuance of a single ticket and baggage transfers through to… Read the full press release

flydubai announces launch of services to Namangan, its third point in Uzbekistan

The airline becomes the first national carrier to operate direct flights to Namangan from the UAE with a twice-weekly service from 24 September 2022 Namangan becomes the carrier’s third point in Uzbekistan in addition to Samarkand and Tashkent as well as its seventh point in Central Asia Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Emirates to increase its number of flights to the Holy City of Makkah during the upcoming Hajj season

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With the significant demand for air travel during Hajj, Emirates is deploying extra flights to ensure more connectivity for the scores of pilgrims making their way to the Holy City of Makkah. Emirates will be operating special flights to Jeddah and Medina during the upcoming Hajj season… Read the full press release

Sheraton Hotels & Resorts welcomes five redesigned properties showcasing the brand’s design transformation

From Amsterdam to Jeddah, Five Newly Reimagined Properties Join the Iconic Brand’s Reinvention Journey The brand’s new design approach is built upon creating an intuitive experience with spaces to gather, relax, and work. Pictured above: Sheraton Amsterdam Airport Hotel and Conference Center BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The transformation of Sheraton Hotels &… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines Berhad and Lembaga Tabung Haji partner to provide hajj charter flights for Malaysian pilgrims

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2022-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) has signed a three-year agreement with Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) to provide hajj charter flights for Malaysian pilgrims. The charter flight service will be managed by umrah and hajj flight provider, AMAL by Malaysia Airlines (AMAL). The signing ceremony was held at… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines announces new direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Doha

KLIA, 2022-May-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines will expand its international network with a new direct flight to its long-awaited destination, Doha, making it the third destination the airline flies to in the Middle East, after Jeddah and Madinah, effective 25 May 2022. The new service will provide passengers seamless connectivity via Hamad… Read the full press release

Emirates expands services across seven cities in the GCC and Middle East during Eid Al Fitr

Airline expands Eid schedule to serve more customers in the region as bookings for holiday period surge  Customers will also be able to enjoy specially crafted Eid menu to sweeten their celebrations DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Apr-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With Eid Al Fitr approaching and more travellers planning to take to the skies, Emirates… Read the full press release

flydubai resumes operations to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia

The Dubai-based carrier resumes flights to Ha’il and Tabuk in Saudi Arabia from 09 May with five flights a week The resumption of flights to Ha’il and Tabuk sees flydubai’s network in Saudi Arabia grow to ten points Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ —flydubai, the Dubai-based airline, has announced today (21… Read the full press release

Swissport to provide airport ground services and air cargo handling for Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK)

Tokyo, Japan, 2022-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — With recent contract wins in Osaka (KIX) and Fukuoka (FUK), Swissport now supports Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ leading low-cost airline, in an exclusive partnership at all Japanese stations. Swissport has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling for Cebu Pacific in Japan since 2014. With… Read the full press release

Official ceremony for the Oman Air relocation to the new Terminal 1 at King Abdulaziz International Airport

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air has moved to the new Terminal 1 at King Abdulaziz International Airport, signaling the airline’s ongoing commitment to scheduled passenger service linking Muscat and Jeddah. The transition was marked by an official ceremony attended by His Excellency the Consul General of Oman Mr. Mubarak AlHanai… Read the full press release

IHG® Hotels & Resorts announces signing of Hotel Indigo Resort in Durrat Al Arus, Jeddah

Hotel Indigo Durrat Al Arus in Jeddah will be amongst IHG’s new generation of lifestyle hotels introduced to the Kingdom, in line with Saudi Vision 2030 Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced the signing of a Management Agreement with Dallah… Read the full press release

Emirates expands A380 network to 27 cities and launches special fares

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — With more destinations being added to Emirates’ A380 network, there’s no better time to rediscover your favourite cities, visit family and friends or just take a relaxing family holiday this winter. Emirates’ A380 network is expanding to 27 cities, and the airline is offering travellers the chance… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces resumption of its services to Jeddah on 11 August, 2021

No quarantine required for fully vaccinated travellers, with proof of second dose administered 14 days prior to arrival Muscat, Oman, 2021-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will resume flights to Jeddah on 11 August, 2021. The twice-weekly flights will operate on Wednesday and Saturday as… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates its first A380 double-decker service at Terminal 1 in Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport

Airline’s inaugural service into new terminal operated by newest A380 with premium economy Dubai, UAE, 2021-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has made its first A380 touchdown at Terminal 1 in Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA), making it the first airline to operate the double-decker aircraft to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s latest… Read the full press release

IHG announces Holiday Inn Jeddah Corniche to open in January 2022

Signing continues accelerated growth of the Holiday Inn brand across Saudi Arabia  Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has signed a Management Agreement with Saleh Alsalamah and Partner Companies, to open Holiday Inn Jeddah Corniche. Having signed Holiday Inn Riyadh Al… Read the full press release

IHG® announces new voco™ hotel in the city of Jeddah — voco® Jeddah North

Denham, United Kingdom, 2020-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel groups, has signed a management agreement with Saudi based Arif Group to bring a new voco™ hotel in the city of Jeddah. A new built property, voco® Jeddah North will feature 145 rooms and will open… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation launches new Wheel and Battery shops in Jeddah

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation has received approval from the General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia for its Wheel and Battery Shops in Jeddah. With these approvals, the company launches its new Wheel and Battery shops, effective immediately. The Battery Shop is also FAA-approved; FAA approval for the Wheel… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines inaugural flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

The flight from the new airport in Jeddah to Abu Dhabi International Airport emphasizes ties between Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Saturday… 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

Hyatt House brand enters the Middle Eastern market with the opening of Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (January 21, 2019) the entry of the Hyatt House brand into the Middle Eastern market with the opening of Hyatt House Jeddah Sari Street in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The opening of the Hyatt House hotel is a significant step towards increasing Hyatt’s… 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

Vienna Airport welcomes SAUDIA’s new service to Riyadh and Jeddah

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Saudi Arabia’s largest airline now offers flights from Vienna. As of today, June 16, 2018, SAUDIA will operate flights to Riyadh before continuing on to Jeddah. The new flight connection to Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, as well as to Jeddah, the important port city in… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate 24 extra flights between Dubai and Jeddah during the busy Umrah season

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be boosting its flights to Jeddah during the busy Umrah season. The airline will operate 24 extra flights, adding more than 10,000 additional seats between Dubai and Jeddah from 12 June to 24 June. The additional flights will be serviced by the Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates’… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu announces the opening of two new hotels in Buraidah and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Blu, the iconic hotel brand driven by innovation and design, proudly announces the opening of two new hotels in Saudi Arabia: Buraidah and Jeddah. “We are pleased to continue our growth momentum in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with two new hotel openings in the upper-upscale segment…. Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels Corporation announces Hyatt Place hotel and Hyatt House hotel in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)

The Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brands to expand to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia CHICAGO,  2015-5-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into an agreement with Abdulelah Mohammed Ali Maghrabi Commercial Est. for a Hyatt Place hotel and a Hyatt House hotel in Jeddah,… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport reported 22.5% increase in passenger traffic during April 2014

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports has reported a 22.5% increase in passenger traffic during April 2014 at Abu Dhabi International Airport, as compared to April 2013. The airport’s passenger statistics showed that 1,620,324 passengers used the airport during the month, growing from 1,515,407 during the same month a… Read the full press release

UAE carrier Etihad Airways achieved highest ever passenger and cargo volumes in 2013

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2014-1-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is celebrating a year of record-breaking success after achieving its highest ever passenger and cargo volumes in 2013. Nearly 12 million people flew with Etihad Airways last year, marking a significant increase of nearly 16 per cent in comparison to… Read the full press release

IHG signed 15 year management agreement with Al Andalus Property for Staybridge Suites hotel in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013-11-26 — /travelprnews.com/ — IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) has signed a 15 year management agreement with Al Andalus Property for a Staybridge Suites hotel in Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Staybridge Suites Al Andalus Mall is due to be the first Staybridge Suites property to open in Saudi Arabia.  The announcement follows closely… Read the full press release

The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group added two hotels to its growing portfolio in Saudi Arabia

Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh and Radisson Blu Hotel, Jeddah Al Salamah Riyadh / Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, 2013-10-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the largest and most dynamic hotel groups worldwide, adds two hotels to their growing portfolio in Saudi Arabia: The mid-market Park Inn by Radisson Riyadh (170 rooms) is scheduled… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to operate additional flights to Jeddah to meet increased demand during Hajj season

More Daily Flights Between Doha and Jeddah from 8 – 20 October DOHA, Qatar, 2013-09-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — In preparation for the Hajj season, Qatar Airways will operate additional flights to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia from Tuesday, 8th October through Sunday, 20th October.  The additional flights will meet the increased demand by customers who will be travelling… Read the full press release