Emirates launches latest “Lovers of World Football” ads

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is gunning for the attention of football fans around the world, with a hat-trick of adverts in the latest instalment of its “Lovers of Sport” campaign. Featuring Arsenal stars – goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, defender Ben White, and winger Bukayo Saka – who have all been called up to the England… Read the full press release

British Airways first UK airline to trial biometric technology enabling customers to travel through the airport without showing their passport

London, UK, 2022-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has become the first UK airline to trial the use of biometric technology for international flights, enabling customers taking part in the trial to travel through the airport ‘smartly’ without having to show their passport. Customers who sign up to take part in the airline’s… Read the full press release

London City Airport named Best Airport in the UK by Condé Nast Traveller’s 2022 Readers’ Choice Awards

London, UK, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — London City was ranked the number one airport in the UK by passengers for ‘its proximity to the sights of Central London’ and for providing a fast travel experience ‘without the chaos larger airports sometimes offer’. Robert Sinclair, Chief Executive Officer of London City Airport, said: “We… Read the full press release

The Good Hotel Guide announces its 12 César winners for 2023

LONDON, United Kingdom, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Good Hotel Guide (https://www.goodhotelguide.com/) has revealed its annual list of César winners. The 12 Césars (named after famous Swiss hotelier César Ritz) are given to the hotels, inns and B&Bs considered outstanding in their particular category, resulting in a “must go” list of places to… Read the full press release

British Airways’ initiative BA Better World Community Fund supported 30+ charities across the UK with £760,000 of funding

In April, British Airways launched a community-based initiative, the BA Better World Community Fund to support projects in communities across the UK Since its launch, the fund has reached more than £760,000 through donations and funding on the airline’s Crowdfunder platform The fund has supported more than 30 projects including providing funding for holiday clubs for children… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways sponsors iconic equine race event the Qatar Goodwood Festival for the fourth time

The five-day festival crowned the world’s best horse racing stars with over £5.3 million in prize money DOHA, Qatar, 2022-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, the Official Airline Carrier, has sponsored the prestigious Qatar Goodwood Festival in partnership with the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club (QREC) for the fourth time. The festival took… Read the full press release

AGS Airports and NHS Scotland secure £10.1 million funding from UKRI’s Future Flight Challenge to deliver UK’s first medical distribution network using drones

Aberdeen, UK, 2022-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — A consortium led by AGS Airports in partnership with NHS Scotland to deliver what will be the UK’s first medical distribution network using drones has secured £10.1 million in funding from the Future Flight Challenge at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). It is the second successful round… Read the full press release

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