Bristol Airport welcomes TUI UK’s summer 2020 holiday programme

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ —TUI UK today (21st Jul 2020) reveals its summer 2020 holiday programme starting on 25 July from Bristol Airport, with flights to Greece and Spain. The UK’s largest holiday company is ready to take people on holiday again to 10 destinations between 25 and 31 July, including Alicante,… Read the full press release

British Airways has kept vital air links open to repatriate UK residents and fly much needed PPE equipment to the UK

In the last three months, British Airways has operated 134 worldwide repatriation flights, from 33 cities across 21 countries The airline, with IAG Cargo, continues to fly tonnes of PPE, medicine and vital food supplies into the UK each week LONDON, UK, 2020-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the last three months, while the… Read the full press release

British Airways increases number of cargo-only flights from China to the UK

21 British Airways flights a week from China to London now operating, up from 13 this time last week Flights will be used to carry up to 770 tonnes of cargo for the NHS including PPE Cargo shipped in joint effort between British Airways, IAG Cargo, the UK Government and the British Embassy in Beijing… Read the full press release

Covid-19: British Airways flies thousands of UK nationals stranded in India back to the UK

LONDON, UK, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is flying thousands of UK nationals who have been stranded in India as a result of the Covid-19 crisis back to the UK this week. The airline has already flown back thousands of travellers as part of 65 rescue flights which have either operated or… Read the full press release

New poll revealed most Britons think the Government not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure

A majority of Britons think that the Government is not doing enough to invest in the UK’s trading infrastructure, a new poll has revealed today The findings come a week after a new CEBR report found that over 40% of the UK’s exports to non-EU markets pass through Heathrow, making it the country’s largest port… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay booked travel

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is leading the way as the first UK airline to waive its change fee, giving customers the flexibility to delay travel that is booked during the next two weeks. The policy will be available for new bookings made between Tuesday 3 March 2020 and Monday 16 March… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces signing for the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the UK

Hyatt’s fastest growing lifestyle brand has teamed up with leading UK-based hospitality group edyn to introduce the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the UK CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (February 25, 2020) that a Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with edyn, a UK-based… Read the full press release

British Airways will be the only airline with regular scheduled service between the UK and St Lucia

Two weekly services added to St Lucia – British Airways will soon be the only airline to serve the island with a regular multi-weekly scheduled service from the UK Extra services also added to Cape Town and Cancun LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways customers travelling to hot-spots St Lucia, Cape… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation Singapore extends AOG support in the region and as far as Tahiti, the U.K. and the USA

Basel, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation Singapore is extending its AOG support to the broadest practical physical range in order to help recover AOG aircraft for customers as quickly as possible. The company has supported more than 100 AOG aircraft since 2018, including areas as far as Tahiti, the U.K. and the… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice Presidents for Eastern Europe, Russia & Turkey and UK, Ireland & Western Europe

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2020-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups in the world, is pleased to announce the new geographical responsibilities of Area Senior Vice President for Central & Southern Europe (CESE), Yilmaz Yildirimlar, and Area Senior Vice President for Northern Europe, Tom Flanagan Karttunen. Further to… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport hosted A Silicon Valley ‘accelerator’ event

Start-ups from UK, USA, India, Israel, Austria and Denmark present the latest airport concepts Innovations include checking luggage in at home and delivering it to a passenger’s final destination – making airport journeys ‘baggage free’ Solutions also included prediction of flight arrival, flight departure and passenger flow using artificial intelligence LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton appoints one of the UK’s leading documentary photographers, Ian Weldon, as its ‘Realist in Residence’

Hotel brand appoints acclaimed documentary photographer to celebrate the real side of British travel LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The aftermath of Sunshine Saturday’s* traditional holiday booking rush sees social media feeds flooded with unrealistic, over-filtered images of idyllic far flung destinations. However, as many Brits face their first week back at… Read the full press release

British Airways starts offsetting carbon emissions on all its flights within the UK

Airline to make all flights within the UK carbon neutral from 1 January 2020 British Airways to invest in verified carbon reduction projects British Airways’ parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) recently announced commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — From 1 January 2020, British Airways… Read the full press release

British Airways launches year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon

LONDON, UK, 2019-Dec-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways will soon become the first airline to offer a year round direct flight from the UK to Portland, Oregon. From June 1, 2020, the airline will launch a five-per-week service to the city from Heathrow Terminal 5. The new route will take the number of US destinations… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport named the Best Airport in the UK at the 2019 AOA Annual Awards

Liverpool, UK, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — For the second time within a week, Liverpool John Lennon Airport has received another top industry accolade and recognised as being the best UK airport of its size. At the recent Airport Operators Association (AOA) Annual Conference held in London, Liverpool John Lennon Airport was announced as the… Read the full press release

dnata to purchase the remaining 50% of its UK inflight catering joint-venture, Alpha LSG

London, UK, 2019-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has announced an agreement to purchase the remaining 50% of its UK inflight catering joint-venture, Alpha LSG, from the LSG Group. The acquisition expands Dubai-based dnata’s international portfolio, and will make it the sole shareholder of the biggest… Read the full press release

Manchester Airports Group becomes the first airport in the UK to be certified as offering safe, child-friendly WiFi

WiFi scheme will now ensure content is appropriate for all ages at the Group’s airports at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands MAG is the first airport group to sign-up to the Government-backed scheme Manchester, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — MAG has become the first airport operator in the UK to be certified as… Read the full press release

CAA launches a platform to help recover the thousands of drones lost in the UK

With over a quarter of drone owners admitting to having lost their drone, this service at dronesreunited.uk will be able to help reconnect owners with their lost devices thanks to the new UK drone registration system.  Drone registration also goes live today (5/11). LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority… Read the full press release

Heathrow reveals state-of-the-art centralised tracking system connecting network of expansion hubs across the UK

Heathrow reveals state-of-the-art centralised tracking system which will become expansion’s nerve-centre, connecting the network of offsite construction hubs, across the UK Technology will track millions of component parts that will make up the expanded airport in real-time, enabling the final four Logistics Hubs to work in unison throughout construction Siemens Digital Logistics pitched idea as… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to offer a summer internship programme with a competitive salary

Carrier is offering world-class opportunities to learn more about data science, analytics and leadership Internships cement airline as leader in emerging talent space with graduate, apprentice, business placement and work experience opportunities also up for grabs LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — From summer 2020 British Airways will become the first UK airline to… Read the full press release

British Airways to fund flying lessons for 200 students across the UK

Airline commits to hundreds of hours of flying lessons for young people as part of investment in the pilots of tomorrow Youngsters take the controls of a mini-British Airways aircraft during 60-minute flying lesson Latest investment in the future of the aviation industry – more than 600 students a year also take part in work… Read the full press release

British Airways flies a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’

LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways stepped in this week to fly a special four-legged friend to the UK to receive an ‘Animal OBE’ on Friday 4th October. When the airline heard that ex-US Secret Service dog, Hurricane, had been awarded a PDSA Order of Merit, British Airways pulled out all the stops to… Read the full press release

UK expects rise in visits from China for the upcoming China National Day and the Golden Week

The UK could look forward to a rise in visits from China in the coming week as China National Day and the Golden Week holiday get underway. LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Golden Week is a prime time of travel for the Chinese and more are choosing to visit the UK than… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 14 new routes for its UK Summer 2020 schedule

14 New Routes & 46.3m Customers P.A DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Oct) launched its UK Summer 2020 schedule with 14 new routes including exciting destinations for Summer such as Cluj (Romania), Pisa and Terceira (Portugal), and more than 500 routes in total which will deliver 46.3m… Read the full press release

American Express and British Airways launch new credit card for UK business owners

The new British Airways American Express® Accelerating Business Card is the only business credit card that lets business owners earn both accelerated On Business Points and Avios, making it a fast way to turn company spend into travel rewards and savings.* New Cardmembers will earn 2,200 On Business Points if they spend £3,000 or more… Read the full press release

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches repatriation programme to bring Thomas Cook customers back to the UK

Thomas Cook has ceased trading so all Thomas Cook flights are now cancelled. Customers in the UK yet to travel must not go to the airport UK Civil Aviation Authority to launch biggest ever peacetime repatriation Customers currently overseas should check thomascook.caa.co.uk for advice and only go to the airport once they have an alternative flight confirmed… Read the full press release

Wizz Air UK launches new route connecting London Luton with Tenerife from November 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air UK, member of one of Europe’s fastest growing airline groups, Wizz Air group the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, today (SEP 24, 2019) announces that it will launch a new route in November 2019 connecting London Luton with sunny Tenerife in the Canary… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport named UK and Ireland’s best airport at the Travel Trade Gazette annual awards

Manchester, UK, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night Manchester won the accolade of the UK and Ireland’s best airport at the Travel Trade Gazette annual awards in London, which is judged by the travel trade and industry experts. The UK’s third largest airport beat off competition from fellow nominees Birmingham, Bristol, Luton and Belfast City… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport voted UK and the North’s best airport for the third time in the Which? Magazine survey

Doncaster, England, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — ‘For the third year in a row this low-cost carrier hub takes the best airport crown’ is the opening line for Doncaster Sheffield Airport’s (DSA) entry in the 2019 ‘Best and Worst UK Airports’ report carried out by Which? Magazine. Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is celebrating topping the… Read the full press release