Belfast City Airport named as the UK’s Most Punctual Airport by the Civil Aviation Authority

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Belfast City Airport has been revealed as the UK’s Most Punctual Airport in recent data released by the Civil Aviation Authority. Figures from the first three months of 2022 reveal that Belfast City Airport had the largest percentage of scheduled and chartered flights arriving and departing… Read the full press release

Emirates to increase its number of flights to the Holy City of Makkah during the upcoming Hajj season

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ — With the significant demand for air travel during Hajj, Emirates is deploying extra flights to ensure more connectivity for the scores of pilgrims making their way to the Holy City of Makkah. Emirates will be operating special flights to Jeddah and Medina during the upcoming Hajj season… Read the full press release

easyJet puts on sale thousands of flights to 124 destinations across its network for spring 2023

Over 100,000 easyJet flights are now on sale between 1 March and 8 May 2023 Millions of seats across the airline’s European network are available to book at easyJet.com and via the mobile app from just £24.99* London, UK, 2022-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has put its spring 2023 schedule… Read the full press release

Emirates in search for talented people in 30 cities from now until the end of June

Dubai, UAE, 2022-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s most global airline, is seeking talented people with a passion for service to join its award-winning cabin crew team. As air travel returns with a vengeance, the airline’s recruiters are busy meeting and hiring candidates in 30 cities from now until the end of… Read the full press release

Swissport adds three more Aspire lounges in the United States

San Diego, CA, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aspire Airport Lounges, a division of Swissport International AG, is adding three more lounges in the United States. A newly refurbished lounge in San Diego, California, already opened its doors. Two more lounges will follow in Ontario, California, in mid-May. With these additional facilities, Swissport will… Read the full press release

easyJet and easyJet holidays add seven new routes to its UK network for summer 2022

easyJet has put 7 new routes from six UK airports on sale today with fares starting from £25.99* The airline is now the largest carrier to the Greek Islands from the UK, launching flights for the first time to Kos, Kefalonia, Corfu and Chania 100k new seats are now on sale from the UK to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches the BA Better World Community Fund

The BA Better World Community Fund will further support organisations and projects in communities across the UK Charities and social enterprise groups are invited to apply for funding through the airline’s Crowdfunder page. The airline is supporting four organisations for its first round of funding, including Fantasy Wings, Global Grooves, Energy Garden and Black2Nature London, UK,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways marks 25 years of services to the UK

The flight included a bespoke British-themed menu including Sunday roast, and fish and chips with mushy peas Retro aircraft given a special welcome on arrival at London Heathrow London, UK, 2022-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways celebrated an important milestone in its history as it marked 25 years of services to the UK… Read the full press release

British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use SAF produced on a commercial scale in the UK

British Airways becomes the first airline in the world to use sustainable aviation fuel (“SAF”) produced on a commercial scale in the UK after signing a multi-year agreement with Phillips 66 Limited SAF is produced from sustainable sources such as waste gases, crop and forestry residues, household and commercial waste and used cooking oil, and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Challenges Travel Agents to pitch forward-thinking concepts through ‘The Royal Pitch’ competition

The Royal Pitch’ to Challenge Travel Agents Across UK and Ireland LONDON, UK, 2022-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( March 22, 2022), Royal Caribbean International has launched ‘The Royal Pitch,’ a competition dedicated to consortia members. Travel agents, who are members of a consortia, have the exclusive opportunity to pitch forward-thinking concepts to the cruise line… Read the full press release

dnata becomes the inflight retail partner of choice for easyJet across its European network

Contract win marks major milestone for air services provider’s retail business London, UK, 2022-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has been appointed to manage easyJet’s inflight retail services across the airline’s extensive network. The contract marks a significant milestone for dnata’s growing catering and retail business, cementing its position as a leading end-to-end inflight… Read the full press release

VisitScotland attracting younger visitors in the next phase of Scotland is Calling campaign

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2022-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A multi-million pound global marketing campaign is set to bolster the recovery of Scotland’s valuable tourism and events industry by encouraging younger visitors to make Scotland their top travel choice this year. With 16-34 year olds expected to be among the first to travel this year, and… Read the full press release

Introducing The Lund Collection, Launching in the Cotswolds for Spring 2022

London, UK, 2022-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Bergman Design House, the award-winning studio founded by Marie Soliman and Albin Berglund, is delighted to unveil The Lund Collection, launching in the Cotswolds in Spring 2022. The design-led, one-bedroom private cottage is located just a stone’s throw from Chipping Norton and Great Tew and provides an… Read the full press release

British Airways partners with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to recognise the Sunflower

British Airways has partnered with Hidden Disabilities Sunflower to become the first UK airline to formally recognise the Sunflower Satisfaction among customers with accessibility needs has more than doubled following the airline’s investment in recent years in a number of initiatives, including a specialist customer care team for travellers who require additional assistance Increasing the… Read the full press release

dnata to digitize its cargo operations in Iraq

Implementation of digital cargo management system ‘OneCargo’ to deliver significant benefits for partners Erbil, Iraq, 2022-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, achieved an important milestone in Erbil. The company implemented the ‘OneCargo’ system, digitizing processes and maximizing efficiencies across its cargo operations in Iraq. The advanced… Read the full press release

Swissport international opens second Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport international is further expanding its lounge business in the UK with the opening the second Aspire lounge at Manchester Airport on 1 February 2022. The new lounge complements the innovations in travel technology and state-of-the-art facilities of Terminal 2 with the modern design and comfort of… Read the full press release

Children’s newspaper First News made available to all UK passengers onboard easyJet

easyJet is partnering with award-winning children’s newspaper First News, offering all UK passengers a free subscription to the digital newspaper when they fly The offer will be available to passengers from 7th February in time for February half-term, to keep kids engaged and entertained on board  Thousands of families are set to jet off this half… Read the full press release

Swissport to open 180 new jobs for its operations at Cologne Bonn Airport as part of Eurowings contract

Zurich, Switzerland, 2022-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport in Germany has won a major contract from Eurowings at the airline’s home base at Cologne Bonn Airport. The cooperation covers passenger services and aircraft turnaround coordination and will start this summer. For the new contract, Swissport will hire approximately 180 new employees. The new contract… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability, Greg Ritt

New role showcasing commitment to sustainable change Greg Ritt joins with over 12 years of specialist knowledge Stagecoach continuing to make progress in new sustainability strategy Perth, Scotland, 2022-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has taken a further step in achieving its sustainability commitments by announcing the appointment of a new Head of Sustainability…. Read the full press release

Westin London City opens in the heart of the capital of England, the brand’s first hotel in the UK

The Landmark Opening Sets a New Standard for Wellness Travel in the Heart of the Capital BETHESDA, MD, 2022-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts, part of Marriott Bonvoy’s portfolio of 30 extraordinary hotel brands, unveils The Westin London City, the brand’s first hotel in the UK and the 1,000 hotel within the… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds Manchester to Menorca route to the UK S’22 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2022-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s no.1 airline, today (18 Jan) announced an additional route to the UK S’22 schedule – Manchester to Menorca – operating twice weekly from May. The opening of this new route reinforces the airline’s commitment to the UK and the rebuilding of the country’s tourism industry…. Read the full press release

easyJet celebrates reopening of France to UK holidaymakers with £50 off Paris package breaks with easyJet holidays

Couples can make up for missed romance with a low fare getaway to some of the most romantic destinations in Europe Great-value city breaks are still available for this Valentine’s Day with flights from just £23.00* To mark the day and to celebrate the reopening of France to UK holidaymakers, easyJet holidays is offering £50… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport extends partnership with ICTS UK & Ireland as its security partner

London, UK, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has re-awarded ICTS UK & Ireland as its security partner, responsible for the provision of security services/passenger screening at the Airport. Alan Dutt, Executive Director of Aviation Security Services, ICTS UK & Ireland said: “We are delighted to continue our fifteen-year partnership with Bristol Airport…. Read the full press release

Aer Lingus extends January Seat Sale

The Aer Lingus January Seat Sale is extended until midnight 24th January Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has today (17 January 2022) announced an extension of its January Seat Sale as a result of the encouraging increase in demand from consumers to fly following the recent easing of travel restrictions…. Read the full press release

Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch codeshare agreement

Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling between Ireland and the United States, will be simple, easy and more convenient for customers as Aer Lingus and American Airlines launch their codeshare agreement this week. Customers traveling with Aer Lingus will now be able to book codeshare travel on American Airlines flights from Chicago… Read the full press release

Aeroflot retains title as World’s Leading Airline Brand at the World Travel Awards 2021

Moscow, Russia, 2021-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has retained its title as World’s Leading Airline Brand at the Grand Final of World Travel Awards 2021. The airline has affirmed leadership in this prestigious nomination for the fifth time running. The World Travel Awards were established in 1993 in the UK. Every year they are awarded… Read the full press release

Emirates’ signature premium lounge service at over 20 airports in its network reopens

First Class, Business Class and Platinum and Gold Skywards members to have access to more than 120 Emirates Lounges and partner facilities at destinations where operations have resumed Premium customers and frequent flyers to benefit from lounge offering in airports worldwide Lounge operations resumed with health and safety measures in place Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-22 —… Read the full press release

Qantas to purchase 10 million litres of SAF in 2022 from bp

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will purchase blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from next month, helping to reduce its carbon emissions by around 10 per cent for its flights from London. It is the first time an Australian airline will purchase SAF on an ongoing basis for regular scheduled services. The… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport teams up with GRIDSERVE to build an electric charging facility, net zero equivalent to a petrol station

London, UK, 2021-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A partnership between Gatwick Airport and sustainable energy company GRIDSERVE will build the Gatwick Electric Forecourt – an electric charging, net zero equivalent to a petrol station – that will be available to millions of passengers, commuters, staff, local residents and businesses that pass through the airport and its surrounding motorway… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates the reopening of borders between US and UK with one-off BA001 flight

New York, USA, 2021-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (08-11-2021) marked the reopening of borders between the US and UK, with a one-off return of its prestigious BA001 flight number which was previously used for Concorde.  Touching down at 11.15am local time, it was the airline’s first flight to arrive in the… Read the full press release