Wizz Air further expands in Russia by launching four new routes from Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s greenest airline* and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today its further expansion in Russia by launching four new routes from Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg to Bucharest (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria), Vilnius (Lithuania) and Bratislava (Slovakia), which will commence in June and July 2020. Passengers traveling from Russia can plan their new… Read the full press release

China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets highlighted at the PATAcademy-HCD workshop

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel and tourism industry professionals now have a better understanding of the Chinese and Russian outbound tourism markets after attending the two-day PATAcademy-HCD workshop organized by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) from November 25-26, 2019. The interactive programme, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, was led by… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda airport starting March 29, 2020

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the allocation of new daytime slots at Tokyo-Haneda International Airport in 2020, Japan Airlines today announced the expansion of its global network between Japan and the U.S., Finland, Russia, Australia, India and China. As a result, the carrier will feature 34 international routes at Tokyo-Haneda… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship Spectrum of the Seas is the biggest cruise ship ever to call at a Russian port

200 Russian guests were the first to sail a Royal Caribbean cruise from Vladivostok Vladivostok, Russia, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Spectrum of the Seas, Royal Caribbean International’s newest ship and the first Quantum Ultra Class ship is the biggest cruise ship ever to call at a Russian port. On the September 9, 2019 the ship arrived… Read the full press release

The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop: ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’ to take place on November 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on November 25-26, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to leverage destination, consumer and competitor’ insights to create an effective destination… Read the full press release

RUSSIA: S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Vladivostok to Yakutsk on 5 June 2019

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, will be starting regular direct flights from Vladivostok to Yakutsk as of 5 June 2019. The flights will run on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Departures will leave from Kievichi airport at 00:40, and arrive in Yakutsk at 03:10 local time on the following day. The return flight will depart on Thursdays and Sundays at 04:45 and… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive celebrates 10 years of success at EBACE with the announcement of plans of global expansion

Qatar Airways’ private jet charter division to open new offices in Shanghai, London and Moscow later this year Qatar Executive is newly certified by The International Standard for Business Aviation Council (IS-BAO) and Wyvern Wingman DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, is… Read the full press release

flydubai starts flights to Sochi, Russia

flydubai becomes the first UAE based airline to offer direct flights to Sochi Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (April 23, 2019) has announced the start of flights to Sochi, Russia. Flights between Dubai and Sochi will operate twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, starting from 07 June 2019…. Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces release of an updated version of its mobile app

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is offering its passengers an opportunity to appreciate the convenience of an updated version of its mobile app — all the necessary information about your upcoming flight is now available on the flight card on the first screen. In addition, the app now includes airport maps, the possibility to scan documents and other… Read the full press release

Aeroflot and Aeromexico announce new codeshare agreement

Airlines enter a codeshare agreement to offer Aeroflot customers connections to Mexico City via Amsterdam, London, Madrid and Paris Codeshare passengers also enjoy access to the benefits of both airlines’ frequent flyer programs and premium lounges, as well as SkyPriority Moscow, Russia, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — From late December, passengers travelling between Russia and… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the 150-room Radisson Blu Leninsky Prospect Hotel, Moscow in Russia set to open in 2021

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is pleased to announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Leninsky Prospect Hotel, Moscow in Russia. A collaboration with Sherwood Premier LLC, the 150-room property will bring the group’s portfolio in Moscow… Read the full press release

Emirates wins five awards across multiple countries in one week

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates made a clean sweep this week with award wins across multiple countries – from Russia and Belgium to the UAE – a testament to the airline’s consistent delivery of industry-leading travel experiences for its diverse customer base, and its commitment to investing in innovative products that will… Read the full press release

Aeroflot’s in-house legal team led by Vladimir Alexandrov named in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Russia’s most influential corporate legal counsels

Moscow, Russia, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s in-house legal team, led by Deputy CEO for Legal and Property Matters Vladimir Alexandrov, has been named in The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist: Russia Teams 2018 ranking of Russia’s most influential and innovative corporate legal counsels. The team’s key achievements include strong legal support for acquisitions from… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Irkutsk, Russia to Phuket, Thailand from December 30

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the global airline alliance oneworld®, from December 30, 2018 opens direct regular flights from Irkutsk to Phuket. Tickets for the new flight are already on sale. Flights from the Airport Irkutsk will be operated on Sundays. The flight departs from Irkutsk at 6:50 pm and lands at the airport of the island of Phuket at 1:00 am local time…. Read the full press release

Oman Air inaugurates new daily direct service between Muscat and Moscow

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman has commenced its new daily direct service between Russia and Oman, with its first flight departing Muscat International Airport to Moscow Domodedovo Airport on 30th October. The inaugural flight, WY 181 departed Muscat International Airport at 14:55 after a… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines took delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (15.10.2018) S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld®, global aviation alliance, has announced that it has received the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia. The aircraft will be based in Novosibirsk. The Boeing 737 MAX will start flying this week: passengers on the Novosibirsk to Moscow and Chita routes will be the first to enjoy flying on the new… Read the full press release

Aeroflot inaugurates service to Saransk, Russia

MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has launched service to Saransk, the capital of Russia’s Republic of Mordovia. The inaugural flight on the Moscow-Saransk route took place today, 1 May 2018, aboard a modern and comfortable Sukhoi SuperJet 100 aircraft. Aeroflot will fly to Saransk twice daily per the following schedule: To Saransk:… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to potentially acquire up to 25 per cent of Russia’s third-largest airport Vnukovo International Airport

MoU between the award-winning airline and Russia’s third-largest airport, Vnukovo International Airport, signed on Wednesday in Doha Qatar Airways operates triple-daily flights to Moscow and daily flights to St. Petersburg                       DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that… Read the full press release

Radisson Blu strengthens its leading position in Russia with the opening of new Radisson Blu Hotel, Rostov-on-Don

Radisson Blu, the upper upscale hotel brand that delivers a positive and personalized service in stylish spaces, is delighted to announce the opening of a new Radisson Blu Hotel, Rostov-on-Don, strengthening the company’s leading position in Russia. Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The Radisson Blu Hotel, Rostov-on-Don is located in the heart of Russia’s… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines expands operations in Russia with new service between Novosibirsk and Talakan starting 24 April 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, commences scheduled flights from Novosibirsk to Talakan starting 24 April 2018. Tickets are available now. Direct flights of S7 Airlines from Novosibirsk to Talakan will be carried out on Tuesdays. Flights will depart from Tolmachevo Airport at 03:10 and arrive at Talakan Airport at 08:20 local time. Return flights will depart from Talakan… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines the first company in Russia to use the face recognition technology

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, is the first company in Russia that plans to use the face recognition technology in the everyday operation of the business lounges at Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The software based on trained neural networks will allow to identify S7 Airlines passengers and personalise services for visitors of the business lounges. The plan is that… Read the full press release

flydubai deploys its Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Sheremetyevo airport in Russia

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — flydubai which launched daily flights from Sheremetyevo International Airport in Moscow (SVO) in November 2017 is now offering passengers from Russia the opportunity to be the first passengers to enjoy a new travel experience on board the airline’s latest aircraft model its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways commences daily direct flight to St. Petersburg, Russia

Airline continues its robust expansion in Eastern Europe, with services to Adana, Prague, Skopje, Kyiv and Sarajevo already launched this year Airline proudly flies Boeing B787 Dreamliner to celebrate inaugural celebrations  Qatar Airways’ new daily non-stop route to be operated by an Airbus A320 DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to launch new daily service to St. Petersburg, Russia later this year

Home of the Tsars becomes the latest Russian destination for the award-winning carrier Russia’s cultural capital is country’s second city added to Qatar Airways’ route map DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it will launch flights to the cultural capital of Russia, St. Petersburg, later this year, doubling… Read the full press release

Business Traveller’s High Taste Awards Names Aeroflot’s On-Board Meals as Best in Russia and CIS

Moscow, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has won the Best On-Board Meals in Russia and CIS and Best Special Meals nominations at Business Traveller’s prestigious High Taste Awards. The awards were presented in Russia for the first time at a ceremony on June 7 at Moscow’s Radisson Royal hotel. Category winners were determined… Read the full press release

SAP Recognizes Aeroflot’s Pioneering Internal Audit Management in Russia

Moscow, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has received a special SAP Expanding Horizons award for pioneering SAP’s internal audit management system in Russia. The award was presented today (13 April 2017) at the SAP Forum Moscow 2017. Aeroflot has carried out 25% more audits since the new system was integrated. Automatisation of business… Read the full press release

Tourism Potential in Russian Regions of the Silk Road Discussed In UNWTO Seminar

Madrid, Spain, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The potential of tourism itineraries and products in the Russian regions of Silk Road has centred the debates of a Seminar conducted last 12 March in Moscow by UNWTO. The Seminar was held in the framework of the UNWTO Silk Road Programme in cooperation with the Russian… 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

S7 Airlines announces new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, announces the opening of new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China). Tickets are available now. Direct flights will be performed to the airport of Urumqi starting April 30, 2017,on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Moscow airport Domodedovo at… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott opens in one of Russia’s most important historical city centres, Nizhny Novgorod

London, 2016-1-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott Nizhny Novgorod City Center opened its doors in one of Russia’s most important historical city centres on 18 December 2015. Close to the business district and attractions, including the main pedestrian street Nizhegorodsky Kremlin, the hotel, the 7thCourtyard branded hotel in Russia offers 143 rooms including… Read the full press release