British Airways resumes flying to more destinations across its network this July

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Throughout July, British Airways will resume flying to more destinations across its network, albeit offering fewer frequencies due to reduced demand and the impact of the global quarantine restrictions. Across the UK and Europe, the airline will return to more short haul destinations by the end of… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Loganair’s new service to Haugesund, Norway

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A new service is set to take-off from today (February 24) to Haugesund, operated by Loganair at Aberdeen International Airport. From Monday 24th February, flights will operate all year round four times a week on a Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The lively city on Norway’s beautiful… Read the full press release

THINGS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT OSLO

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OSLO, Norway, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The capital and most populous city of Norway, Oslo is a diverse and ever-growing metropolis brimming with an air of reinvention.  Surrounded by a refreshing sea and a scenic mountain range, Oslites are very environmentally conscious and nature is indeed a force very admired and respected. The city is one of the world’s greenest cities, committed to sustainable food production and green spaces. It was selected as… Read the full press release

SAS extends partnership with tour operator Apollo

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and tour operator Apollo are extending their partnership for the 2020 summer and winter season. The agreement is worth around SEK 1.4 billion for charter flights within Europe. SAS will fly Apollo customers to and from 23 locations in Sweden, Denmark and Norway to 26 destinations around… Read the full press release

New passenger awareness campaign Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly takes off in Norway

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supported by airports group Avinor, the Civil Aviation Authority of Norway, and the Federation of Norwegian Aviation Industries, has launched a new passenger awareness campaign called Fly Safely, Drink Responsibly to encourage passengers to think carefully about their alcohol consumption before boarding flights. Unruly passenger incidents… Read the full press release

Maldives kicks off roadshows targeting the Nordic region

Male, Maldives, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Maldives will be hosting roadshows targeting the Nordic region from 12th – 15th November 2019. Covering four cities, the roadshow will kick off in Copenhagen, Denmark today, and move to Oslo, Norway on 13th November, followed by Stockholm, Sweden on 14th November, finally concluding in Helsinki, Finland on… Read the full press release

SAS brings its campaign Future Olympians in Denmark, Norway and Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is starting its campaign Future Olympians today (August 26, 2019) in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. The campaign is aimed at finding three Scandinavian youth teams for an exchange programme that will take them to Japan to meet local athletes in basketball, track and field, and karate in… Read the full press release

Wizz Air UK marks its first anniversary with the launch of two new services to Bergen and Thessaloniki

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air UK, the UK-based, wholly-owned subsidiary airline of Wizz Air Holdings Plc. (“Wizz Air”), today (JUL 2, 2019) celebrates the first anniversary of its launch, with the start of two new services to Bergen in Norway and Thessaloniki in Greece from its London Luton base. This summer,… Read the full press release

SAS launches direct connection between Brussels and Tromsø (Norway)

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS will operate a Boeing 737 on the route on Saturdays from January to March. The winter period is seen as a particularly attractive time to visit Northern Norway, so SAS has reached agreements with numerous companies in the tourism sector to attract tourists to the “Paris of… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels opens the largest hotel in its portfolio – the Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo, Norway

Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo Features 810 Rooms with Contemporary Design and Premium Amenities ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is pleased to announce the opening of the largest hotel in its portfolio – the Clarion Hotel The Hub in Oslo, Norway. The hotel offers 810 rooms, unique… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport welcomes Widerøe’s third daily flight to Stavanger

Aberdeen, UK, 2019-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Widerøe will add a third daily flight on weekdays to Stavanger from Aberdeen International Airport. A new lunch time flight will be added for the summer season and will be effective from Monday 3 June until 21 June. It will begin again on Monday 12 August through to… Read the full press release

Park Inn by Radisson announces the opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Park Inn by Radisson, the upper midscale hotel brand that delivers stress-free experiences, good food and upbeat environments, is proud to announce the opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway. Radisson Hotel Group’s third property at Oslo Airport is an ideal base… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports selected to host the November 2019 edition of ACI Airport Exchange

Prestigious event to take place in November 2019 in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports is to host the Airport Council International (ACI) Airport Exchange 2019. The announcement was made during an official handover ceremony at the 2018 edition of the event last week in… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Park Inn by Radisson Oslo Airport Hotel West in Norway. Located near a critical hub of international travel, the hotel brings the group’s portfolio… Read the full press release

Hamburg Airport welcomes Widerøe’s new direct service from Hamburg to the Norwegian city of Bergen

Nature enthusiasts, fans of Scandinavia and cruise passengers benefit from new northern route / Latest aircraft being deployed HAMBURG, Germany, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Even faster to the Fjords of Norway: On 14 August, the airline Widerøe will celebrate the inaugural flight of its new direct service from Hamburg to the Norwegian city of… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes Widerøe’s new service to Bergen, Norway

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavia’s largest regional airline Widerøe has today (05/06/2018) announced that it is to start operating a twice weekly service between Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and Bergen in Norway. The new service will commence on 17th August 2018 with departures on Mondays and Fridays with connections available in Bergen… Read the full press release

New runway sweeper from Norway at Queenstown Airport

New runway sweeper from Norway at Queenstown Airport   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — None of our team are shy of getting on a shovel on snow days and we have plenty of weapons in our arsenal to proactively and reactively keep the runway clear and the terminal operational. New this… Read the full press release

Avinor and Finavia successfully launched cross border Air Traffic Services across the border of Finland and Norway

Finavia,Finland, 2016-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — On November 10, Avinor and Finavia successfully launched cross border Air Traffic Services across the border of Finland and Norway, where Kirkenes Tower/Approach is now providing the services in parts of Finnish Airspace.  The arrangement facilitates more efficient and safe flight operations for flights in and outbound Kirkenes Airport in Northern… Read the full press release

Norway ranked #5 in Lonely Planet’s new book Best in Travel 2015

Norway scooped 5th place in Lonely Planet’s new book Best in Travel 2015, ahead of Flores in Indonesia, Chile’s Atacama Desert and Macau, China. OSLO, Norway, 2014-10-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Lonely Planet’s bestselling yearbooks showcase the hottest trends,destinations and experiences for the coming year. In the 2015 edition, Northern Norway made it into… Read the full press release

Scandinavian Airlines starts six days a week nonstop air service between Houston, Texas and Stavanger in Norway

STRAVANGER, NORWAY, 2014-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavian Airlines  is now connecting Houston, Texas, with Stavanger in Norway through six days a week nonstop air service. The initiative is expected to significantly strengthen the economic and cultural ties that already exist within the oil and gas industry in the regions. The route will be operated… Read the full press release

Houston Airport System: Scandinavian Airlines now connects Houston, Texas with Stavanger, Norway through nonstop air service

Houston, 2014-8-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is now connecting Houston, Texas with Stavanger, Norway through nonstop air service, a move that’s expected to significantly strengthen the economic and cultural ties that already exist between two leading players within the oil and gas industry. Houston Mayor Annise Parker will be celebrating the arrival of… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu Resort Trysil named Norway’s Best Ski Resort by World Ski Awards

Kitzbühel, Austria, 2013-11-22 — /travelprnews.com/ — The newly established “World Ski Awards”, which focuses on the world’s best ski resorts, has awarded Radisson Blu Resort Trysil “Norway’s Best Ski Resort”. This is the first time the “World Ski Awards” has held an award ceremony which took place at the fashionable ski resort Kitzbühel in Austria. The award… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport (OSL) increases the number of intercontinental flights

Oslo Airport offers more and more direct flights to destinations on other continents. Oslo, Norway, 2013-11-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ever since Oslo Airport (OSL) opened in 1998, increasing the number of intercontinental flights to and from the airport has been a priority. By ‘intercontinental flights’ we mean those that last more than six hours and serve destinations… Read the full press release

Northern Norway to host the Arctic Race of Norway – the most northern bike race in the world

Norway’s coastline makes a spectacular backdrop for the Arctic Race of Norway, the most northern bike race in the world. Oslo, 2013-08-09— /travelprnews.com/ — From August 8th to August 11th 2013, the magnificent landscapes of Northern Norway will host the first edition of an out-of-the- ordinary four stage race: the Arctic Race of Norway. On Thursday 8th of August… Read the full press release

Norwegian April passenger growth 27 percent compared to April last year

2013-05-06 — /travelprnews.com/ — Norwegian reports strong passenger growth in April, due to the opening of two new bases in England and Spain, and the launch of several new routes. The company carried more than 1.7 million passengers this month, an increase of 364,986 (27 percent) passengers compared to the same period previous year. Norwegian´s passengers… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport receives record grant

2013-04-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Enova has awarded Oslo Lufthavn AS two different grants totalling about NOK 35 million. This is record grant from Enova, a public enterprise whose purpose is to promote environmentally friendly restructuring of energy consumption and energy generation in Norway. The NOK 30.6 million grant was awarded for OSL’s investment in passive and… Read the full press release