London Gatwick Airport Sees Strong Recovery with 71% of Pre-Pandemic Passenger Numbers in 2022

London, UK, 2023-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Annual traffic results published by VINCI Airports show that London Gatwick Airport served 32.8 million passengers in 2022, which represents 71% of pre-pandemic (2019) numbers.  This follows the airport welcoming only 6.3 million passengers in 2021. Gatwick Airport’s strong recovery is further evidenced by its increased long-haul connectivity,… Read the full press release

Viking Launches 25th Anniversary Sale with Record Number of Bookings in One Week

New Inventory Released as Viking Reports Strongest Sales in its 25-Year History Los Angeles, CA, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (January 12, 2023) announced its 2024 -2025 World Cruise itineraries, including the new  Viking World Voyage I, which sails around the world in 180 days, visiting 37 countries and 85 ports,… Read the full press release

Real Madrid Takes Flight: Emirates Charters A380 Decked Out in Players’ Livery for Saudi Trip

The airline unveiled a new decal featuring a selection of the club’s top players ahead of the Spanish Super Cup Dubai, UAE, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline and Official Main Sponsor of Real Madrid, welcomed the Spanish football club onboard a specially chartered A380 flight from Madrid to… Read the full press release

British Airways: New Daily Flight from London to Florence Now Available for Summer 2023

London, UK, 2023-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has announced a new daily flight from London Heathrow to Florence, Italy, for Summer 2023. Starting on 16 April 2023, the new flight will operate daily from London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 at 07:50 on an A320Neo aircraft. Known for its Renaissance art scene, architectural masterpieces… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus announces January sale live until 16 January 2023

4 million seats on sale with up to 25% off European and UK destinations Flights to North America from just €179 each way as part of a return trip Aer Lingus data shows January 2nd at lunch-hour as busiest time to plan a holiday Sale is live from midnight 22 December until 16 January 2023 Visit… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus announces January seat sale on its direct transatlantic services from Manchester

Great sale fares on offer on direct flights from Manchester to Barbados, New York, and Orlando, from as little as £399 return* Visit aerlingus.com for great value fares – sale now live until midnight 16 January London, UK, 2022-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can extend the festivities into the New Year thanks to… Read the full press release

SAS announces two new routes from Aalborg and Gothenburg to New York from April 2023

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Following this route expansion, residents in Aalborg and Gothenburg will be able to fly directly to New York three times weekly with SAS’ latest addition to their fleet – the Airbus A321 Long Range. “As part of SAS’ strategy to strengthen the regional offering in Scandinavia, we… Read the full press release

Ford International Airport welcomes American Airlines service to New York’s LaGuardia Airport

Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2022-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting May 5, 2023, Gerald R. Ford International Airport will increase its connectivity to the Northeast with additional service to New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) on American Airlines. “We are thrilled to have American Airlines expand their network with the addition of an eighth destination,” said… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces partnership with Thai Airways

Joint Release with Thai Airways International Public Company Limited Singapore, 2022-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI) and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a new strategic partnership. This will result in the airlines progressively code sharing more extensively on each other’s services… Read the full press release

British Airways and American Airlines co-locate operations at newly renovated Terminal 8 at New York’s JFK

New York, USA, 2022-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines and British Airways are ready to welcome customers to the newly renovated Terminal 8 at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Starting on Dec. 1, 2022, customers will benefit from an enhanced travel experience with seamless travel connections as the two airlines co-locate… Read the full press release

SAS launches new route to JFK in New York

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 9, SAS will launch its new route between Copenhagen Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. The new route enables SAS customers to travel easily from both the West and East side of New York as SAS continues to offer departures from… Read the full press release

Hyatt introduces The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand to New York with the opening of Grayson Hotel

The 296-room lifestyle hotel celebrates the city’s storied past, with views of The Empire State Building, Freedom Tower, Bryant Park and One Times Square CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (November 8, 2022) the opening of Grayson Hotel, introducing The Unbound Collection by Hyatt brand to New… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announces 51 flights a week to the USA for Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays

London, UK, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling to the USA from Gatwick Airport can now choose from 51 flights per week to popular destinations including New York, Orlando, Boston and Tampa. The increased transatlantic schedule – as JetBlue adds a second daily flight to New York from 31 October – comes in… 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

Gatwick Airport welcomes back Delta Air Lines’ daily services to New York JFK from 10 April 2023

London, UK, 2022-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling to the USA from Gatwick Airport can now book flights to New York JFK with Delta Air Lines, after the operator announced it would be returning to the London airport from next April. Delta will be operating a daily service out of New York on… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific in August 2022: nearly 90 percent increase of number of passengers vs. last year’s August

Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (September 16, 2022) released its traffic figures for August 2022. The airline’s traffic figures continued to reflect the positive impact of further adjustments to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, notably the mandatory hotel quarantine arrangement for… Read the full press release

Visit Maldives launches Maldives Roadshow in USA and Canada

MALE, MALDIVES, 2022-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives Marketing & Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC / Visit Maldives) has initiated a series of high-profile roadshows titled ‘Maldives Roadshow in USA and Canada’. Our series of roadshows are held under the effort to maintain destination momentum in the North American market – one of the top… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes American Airlines’ nonstop service to Raleigh-Durham International Airport

Erlanger, Ky., 2022-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines is announcing new nonstop service between Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU). The new flight to Raleigh will operate daily beginning January 10, 2023 (CVG’s 76th anniversary). American will fly the Embraer 175 aircraft with 12 First Class and 64 Economy… Read the full press release

The Ritz-Carlton announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad

The Newly Constructed Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad Melds Contemporary Design and Legendary Service with Sky-High Culinary Offerings by Chef José Andrés BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Ritz-Carlton, part of Marriott Bonvoy®’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, today (JULY 26, 2022) announced the opening of The Ritz-Carlton New York, NoMad, debuting… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus celebrates 4th of July with €50 off return economy class flights to North America

€50 off return economy class flights and €100 off return business flights to North America when booked between 01 – 07 July Aer Lingus operates 14 direct transatlantic routes from Ireland & is the only airline to fly direct to West Coast USA Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Jetting off across the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare partnership with Airlink

World’s Best Airline further demonstrates commitment to South Africa where it operates 35 weekly flights to three gateways from the World’s Best Airport, Hamad International Airport Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and Airlink have signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement to offer travellers more choices, enhanced services and greater connectivity between… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and GE Aviation launch ‘Leadership, Future and Culture’ training programme

National Senior Managers of Qatar Airways attended the specialised one-week training programme in New York GE’s facilities Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and GE Aviation have joined forces to launch a customised training programme under the name ‘Leadership, Future and Culture’ (LFC). National Senior Managers of Qatar Airways attended this… Read the full press release

Ascend Hotel Collection adds three new properties to its global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels

Industry’s largest soft brand continues to attract owners seeking operational freedom and global reach ROCKVILLE, Md., 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The growing Ascend Hotel Collection from Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) recently added three new properties to its global portfolio of resort, boutique and historic hotels: The Harborview in Port Washington, Wisconsin; The Crossroads Hotel – Newburgh in Newburgh, New York; and the 17 West Hotel in Tulsa,… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Flair Airlines’ inaugural flight between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and Toronto Pearson International Airport

Edmonton, Alberta, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Flair Airlines, Canada’s everyday low fare airline, begins service to the Windy City today (05/17/2022), with the inaugural flight to Chicago O’Hare International Airport from Toronto Pearson International Airport. The non-stop flight will connect Toronto and Chicago three times weekly. “We’re excited to bring another incredible destination… Read the full press release

easyJet and Neos, the 2nd Italian airline, to increase connectivity between Southern Italy and New York and Santo Domingo

London, UK, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet and Neos have announced a partnership to further enhance connections from Italy to some of the most attractive intercontinental destinations. Starting from 16 June, easyJet will provide connecting flights from Catania, Naples and Palermo to Neos’ passengers departing for New York JFK Airport and Santo Domingo… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces major fleet decisions that will reshape its international and domestic networks

Approval of Project Sunrise, with order for 12 x Airbus A350s capable of flying direct from Australia to any other city including New York and London, starting from Sydney in late 2025. Domestic fleet renewal from late 2023, with order for 40 x A321XLRs and A220 aircraft; 94 purchase order rights spread over at least… Read the full press release

Emirates gears up for Eid travel rush

Airline gearing up to handle more than 700,000 customers bound for holidays abroad Emirates check-in facility in Ajman open up to 24 hours before departure for customers travelling from the Northern Emirates DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — With the Eid travel rush just around the corner, the teams at Emirates are preparing… Read the full press release

Hard Rock International announces the opening of Hard Rock Hotel New York

NEW YORK, NY, 2022-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Hard Rock International today (April 25, 2022) announced the opening of the much-anticipated Hard Rock Hotel New York. Uniquely situated in the heart of Midtown Manhattan, steps from iconic landmarks including Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center and the Theater District, Hard Rock Hotel New York… Read the full press release

SFO welcomes Breeze Airways plans to launch service to Westchester County, New York

U.S. low fare airline plans to launch service to Westchester County, New York in November 2022 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) celebrated an announcement today (April 20, 2022) from U.S. low fare airline Breeze Airways detailing plans to launch service to Westchester County, New York… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces new curated meals made sustainably for its North American flights

Qatar Airways passengers can now enjoy local and sustainably sourced meals inspired by the airline’s North American gateway cities New York, N.Y., 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has created freshly curated menus for its North American flights, taking inspiration from the 13 gateway cities it serves in the U.S. and Canada and… Read the full press release