Swissport extends ground and air cargo handling services to Hong Kong Airlines in Japan

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… Read the full press release

Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines extend partnership for two airports in Japan until 2025

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport and Hong Kong Airlines are extending their long-standing partnership in Japan until 2025. The cooperation covers services at Kansai Airport near Osaka and at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. Swissport Japan has been providing airport ground services and air cargo handling to Hong Kong Airlines since July… 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

Singapore Airlines to increase services to Japan and restore its Indian network to pre-pandemic levels

SIA to also increase its Los Angeles and Paris services to twice daily and 12 times weekly respectively Extension of Vancouver flights into Northern Winter operating season SIA Group capacity to reach 81% of pre-pandemic levels by end-December Singapore, 2022-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) will increase services to points across Japan… Read the full press release

IHG’s voco hotels brand expands in Japan with new opening in Osaka

IHG launches the ‘reliably different’ voco brand in Japan with 2023 Osaka flagship opening voco Osaka Central is IHG’s 75th voco signing globally since it launched in 2018 Denham, United Kingdom, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts (headquartered in the UK; IHG ANA Hotels Group Japan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, CEO: Abhijay Sandilya will… Read the full press release

Finnair suspends flights in Russian airspace for one week

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair joins many other European airlines and suspends its flights in Russian airspace for one week. With this action, Finnair prepares for the possible upcoming regulatory changes. Finnair cancels its passenger and/or cargo flights to Seoul, Osaka, Tokyo, Shanghai and Guangzhou in Asia and to Moscow and… 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

IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the first Holiday Inn Express in Japan, Holiday Inn Express Osaka City Centre Midosuji

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts is bringing one of the world’s largest and most beloved brands, Holiday Inn Express, to Japan for the first time with the opening of Holiday Inn Express Osaka City Centre Midosuji in December this year. Following a landmark agreement with owner Baring… Read the full press release

Emirates expands codeshare arrangement with TAP Air Portugal

Customers can enjoy seamless connections to over 90 destinations Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates and TAP Air Portugal are further expanding their existing codeshare arrangement by adding 23 more destinations to the partnership from 2 November. This brings the total number of destinations where customers can enjoy seamless connectivity to over… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the opening of Aloft Osaka Dojima

With 18 Exceptional Brands in 21 Prefectures, Marriott International Leads with Brand Offerings in the Country TOKYO, JAPAN, 2021-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International today (JUNE 28, 2021) celebrates another milestone in Japan with the opening of the company’s 70th property in the country, Aloft Osaka Dojima. With this opening, Marriott International continues… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo launches twice weekly Boeing 777 freighter service to Osaka, Japan

Route will be operated twice weekly with a Boeing 777 Freighter The new freighters will supplement the existing belly-hold cargo capacity to and from Japan Doha, Qatar, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, one of the world’s leading air cargo carriers is pleased to announce the expansion of its cargo network in… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and TripAdvisor launch Japan Travel information site called “Untold Stories of Japan”

Featuring new videos including Amami Oshima Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines and TripAdvisor have jointly launched the multi-media portal called “Untold Stories of Japan”, a Japan Travel information site, in October 2017. Since the launch, the content has expanded, to include destinations such as Hiroshima, Kochi, Amami Ryukyu, Osaka and Tokyo…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020

New flight to Osaka will be operated by an Airbus A350 aircraft The stunning city of Osaka will be the third Japanese gateway in Qatar Airways’ rapidly-expanding global network DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce services to Osaka, Japan starting from 6 April 2020. The second largest metropolitan… Read the full press release

JAL Group to operate Boeing 787-8 aircraft on Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami route

Launching on Tokyo Haneda = Osaka Itami Route Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Group (JAL) today announced the carrier`s first domestic configured Boeing 787-8 aircraft will launch on October 27, 2019 from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami airport. The aircraft cabin (Domestic Configuration) will be comprised of three classes: JAL First Class,… Read the full press release

Agoda launches Travel Guides to help people travel easier

Asia, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Nature, Beaches, Food & Drink, Landmarks and Culture are the five top global reasons to travel, according to new research from Agoda, one of the world’s fastest growing digital travel companies. Whether travelers are looking for nature or attractions, gastronomy or culture, now with Agoda Travel Guides they can easily research… Read the full press release

ANA announces opening dates for upgraded domestic lounges at Osaka (Itami), Fukuoka and Okinawa (Naha) Airports

  The lounges will incorporate local crafts from each region into the décor. TOKYO, Japan, 2019-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is opening up lounges in Osaka (Itami), Fukuoka and Okinawa (Naha) Airports that have been revamped by renowned designer Kengo Kuma. These… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can get in to a different type of holiday spirit and start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France. Seats to Slovenia’s capital are available to book on ba.com from today with flights taking off on Mondays and Fridays… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new scheduled A380 services to Hamburg and Osaka

A380 network expands East and West to reach 50 destinations worldwide 22 percent capacity increase on route to Hamburg; 38 percent on Osaka flight; enabling more passengers to enjoy the comforts of the A380 DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has expanded the network of destinations served by its flagship A380 aircraft… Read the full press release

British Airways starts direct flights to Osaka, Japan from March 31, 2019

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers are set to soak up Osaka next summer as the airline is launching direct flights to Japan’s second largest city. The four-per-week service takes off from March 31, 2019 with flights departing from Heathrow Terminal 5 and landing into Osaka’s Kansai International Airport. The new route takes… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches Ho Chi Minh City – Osaka route

Ho Chi Minh City, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In celebration of the most amazing promotional program of the year “Free up your summer with Vietjet”, Vietjet continues to open Ho Chi Minh City – Osaka (Japan) route. In addition to Hanoi – Osaka route, the second route of Vietjet to Japan will better meet travel and… Read the full press release

Emirates to deploy Airbus A380 serving the Dubai-Osaka route

Daily A380 service effective 28th October – two of three Japanese gateways will be served by the iconic Airbus flagship DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, will introduce regular scheduled commercial Airbus A380 services to Osaka (KIX) in Japan on 28 October 2018*. The deployment of the double-decker… Read the full press release

Qantas launches new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Osaka’s Kansai International Airport

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will launch new direct seasonal flights between Sydney and Osaka’s Kansai International Airport in response to the boom in travel between Australia and Japan. From 14 December 2017 until 24 March 2018, Qantas will operate three flights per week using its upgraded two-class Airbus A330 aircraft.* The… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches new route between Vladivostok, Russia to Osaka, Japan

Moscow, Russia, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld global airline alliance member, expands its route network and opens a new direction Vladivostok – Osaka. Tickets are available now. Direct flights to Osaka will be performed since 28 April 2017, on Wednesdays and Fridays. Flights will depart from Vladivostok International Airport (Knevichi) at 13:30 and… Read the full press release

The Philippines’ leading low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific launched Manila-Dubai route

Manila, Philippines, 2013-10-08 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Philippines’ leading low-cost carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE:CEB) sent off its first long-haul flight at 4:40pm today. The daily non-stop 9-hour Manila-Dubai service serves as a milestone for the airline that has made its mark in short-haul regional and domestic operations. CEB President and CEO Lance Gokongwei said during the flight… Read the full press release

Japan Tourism officials in Thailand to discuss tourism cooperation between Thailand and Japan

Bangkok, 2013-07-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — Mr. Norifumi Ide, Commissioner of Japan Tourism Agency, Mr. Kazuhiro Ito, Executive Director, JNTO Bangkok Office and their team members paid a courtesy call on Mr. Suraphon Svetasreni, Governor of Tourism Authority of Thailand, to discuss tourism cooperation between Thailand and Japan. Mr. Suraphon said, “I was pleased to learn about… Read the full press release

IATA calls for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure aviation connectivity in Australia

Sydney, 2013-07-05 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for urgent policy attention to infrastructure and taxation issues to ensure the continued development of aviation connectivity in Australia. “Aviation has always played a key role in Australia. It binds the continent together and connects the island to its major trading partners.  Combined… Read the full press release

InterContinental Opens in the centre of Japan’s latest commercial development, Grand Front Osaka

Tokyo, Japan, 2013-06-07 — /travelprnews.com/ — InterContinental Osaka has now opened in the centre of Japan’s latest commercial development, Grand Front Osaka. The mixed-use development is a new landmark in the city which also includes office buildings, commercial outlets, a convention centre, academic and entertainment facilities and residences. InterContinental Osaka offers stunning panoramic views of the city… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to start operating between Helsinki and Tokyo on July 1st

2013-05-03 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan Airlines starts operating the route between Tokyo (Narita) and Helsinki on July 1st, 2013, with daily flights. Originally the opening of the route should be in February but it was postponed. Since July 1st, Helsinki Airport will have total of four flights a day to Japan. In addition to Japan Airlines,… Read the full press release