Humanitarian aid: Leipzig/Halle Airport sends further relief planes to Windhoek, Namibia

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2021-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Leipzig/Halle Airport (LEJ) is ramping up its activities as a hub for humanitarian aid: at the end of last week, two further relief planes took off from the airport, destined for Windhoek, Namibia. On board the Antonov 124 aircraft were urgently needed medical supplies, including masks and… Read the full press release

British Airways delivers emergency aid to Delhi to support COVID-19 relief efforts in India

British Airways, supported by its sister company IAG Cargo, flew 27 tonnes of medical aid to Delhi on Wednesday May 5, 2021   1,349 items of aid departed on an aircraft specially chartered by British Airways and supported by volunteers from the airline to ensure life-saving supplies reach the country urgently  British Airways Chairman and CEO Sean Doyle said the airline has offered the free support as it “stands with its friends… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways supports COVID-19 relief efforts in India

300 tonnes of aid from around the world departed in a three-aircraft cargo convoy from Doha to India, as part of the freight carrier’s WeQare initiative Doha, Qatar, 2021-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Three Qatar Airways Cargo Boeing 777 freighters departed to India today (03 May 2021), carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong extends relief package for the airport community until the end of May 2021

HONG KONG, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) is extending the relief package for the airport community for another two months to the end of May 2021, in view of the prolonged impact brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The continuing waiver or reduction of various fees for the aviation industry… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to support Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG) in providing medical and surgical relief to communities around the world

Award-winning airline supports GSMSG bring high quality medical and surgical care to communities in need around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2021-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has become the Official Airline Sponsor of the Global Surgical and Medical Support Group (GSMSG) to support its efforts in providing medical… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund supports Covid-19 relief efforts of 15 Greater Manchester organisations

Funds pledged by Manchester Airport’s Community Trust Fund will help 15 organisations across Greater Manchester. A total of £21,714.68 has been allocated to groups for projects supporting communities affected by Covid-19, following a surge in applications to the Trust Fund. Donations follow inspirational effort by furloughed Manchester Airport staff, who have used their free time… Read the full press release

Covid-19 relief efforts: Manchester Airport Community Trust Fund supports five Wythenshawe organisations

Grants awarded as part of special round of funding to help communities through pandemic. Activity packs, cooking equipment and pedometers among items that will be bought using Airport cash. Donations follow volunteer support pledged by furloughed Manchester Airport staff, who have used their free time to help communities. Manchester, UK, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

COVID-19: IATA calls for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for aviation-specific financial relief measures from the government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to address the severe impact of the COVID-19 crisis on the air transport sector. IATA estimates that revenues generated by airlines in the Saudi… Read the full press release

IATA again calls for government relief measures as COVID-19 Impact Deepens in MENA

Amman, Jordan, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call for government relief measures as the impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in MENA deepen. The region’s airlines could lose $24 billion of passenger revenue compared to 2019. That is $5 billion more than was expected at the beginning… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Rosewood Hotel Group launches relief initiative to support affected associates and communities

Riviera Maya, Mexico, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotel Group today (April 21, 2020) announces the launch of Rosewood Raise, a comprehensive relief initiative developed in support of the Group’s associates who have been impacted by the COVID-19, as well as the communities in which the Group operates. Rooted on the foundation of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air announce participation in the Payroll Support Program under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air agreed to general terms today (April 14, 2020) with the U.S. Treasury regarding their participation in the Payroll Support Program (PSP) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The airlines are currently working through the detailed agreements necessary before… Read the full press release

UNWTO joins the international tourism community in its earthquake relief efforts in Albania

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The international tourism community, led by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has shown their solidarity with Albania as the country works to recover from the November 2019 earthquake. The earthquake of 26 November resulted in a large number of victims and caused unprecedented damage to buildings, infrastructure… Read the full press release

Tirana International Airport donates EUR 1 million for earthquake relief assistance in Albania

Tirana, Albania, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Tirana International Airport (TIA) announced today (29 November 2019) that it has allocated EUR 1 million to bolster relief assistance for people affected by the 6.4 magnitude earthquake that struck near Durres and Tirana on 26 November. The earthquake has, up to now, caused 49 fatalities and 750… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings relaunches its hurricane relief campaign to assist with rebuilding efforts in The Bahamas

Company Relaunches Hope Starts Here Hurricane Relief Campaign in Partnership with All Hands and Hearts; Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Vows to Match Dollar-For-Dollar in Donations to Assist with Rebuilding Efforts in The Bahamas MIAMI, FL, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., a leading global cruise company which operates the Norwegian Cruise… Read the full press release

Qantas to donate $3 million to Australia’s drought affected farming communities

SYDNEY, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas, together with its customers, will donate $3 million to help provide relief to Australia’s drought affected farming communities. The national carrier has today announced a partnership with charity Rural Aid to help fund hay bales, water trucking, groceries and mental health counsellors for farming communities struggling to survive the… Read the full press release