Heathrow Unveils Six New Summer Routes, Enhancing Travel Options for Passengers

As the season changes, Heathrow is delighted to announce 6 new airline routes available to passengers this summer  As of 31 March, our summer season kicks off and passengers will have more options than ever to soak up some sun away from home. The new airline routes are Abu Dhabi, Kos, Izmir, Bangalore, Barcelona and… Read the full press release

New partnership enables British Airways Executive Club Members collect Avios through the Uber App

London, UK, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Uber users will soon be able to collect Avios on every journey they take by car, coach or train booked via the Uber app, by simply linking their British Airways Executive Club and Uber accounts. From later this month, Members of the airline’s loyalty programme will be… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes inaugural Vueling service to Paris

Shannon, Ireland, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — There was plenty of ‘Bonjour’ and ‘Bon Voyage’ as Shannon Airport staff welcomed the start of a brand-new service to Paris Orly with a new carrier, Vueling. The twice weekly service to Paris Orly Airport will operate on Mondays and Fridays from today. There was an air of excitement at the departures gate… Read the full press release

Finavia airports offers more than 130 destinations in Europe, America and Asia this summer

Vantaa, Finland, 2022-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Flights are resuming at both Helsinki Airport and regional airports after the pandemic. In the summer, there will be direct flights from Finavia airports to more than 130 destinations. “There will be new destinations for the summer, as well as flights to familiar cities and beaches in… Read the full press release

Gatwick reopens its South Terminal with around 570 flights a day

London, UK, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick reopens its South Terminal today (27/03/2022) and has gone from an airport with about 300 flights a day (26 March) to one operating around 570 flights (27 March) – making it the equivalent of opening a medium-sized airport overnight. Gatwick and its partners – including airlines,… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new NDC agreement with Travelport and IAG

London, UK, 2021-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport, a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels worldwide, and International Airlines Group (IAG) today (02-12-2021) announced a distribution agreement to enable modern travel retailing – by bringing New Distribution Capability (NDC) content from British Airways and sister… Read the full press release

Vueling to start three times weekly scheduled service from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to Barcelona, starting in March 2016

LIVERPOOL, 2015-9-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Spanish airline Vueling, part of the International Airlines Group (IAG) that includes British Airways, has today announced that it is to commence a three times weekly scheduled service from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) to their base in Barcelona, starting in March 2016. With the launch of Vueling… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport: Barcelona-based airline Vueling to launch direct service to Barcelona from 19th June 2015

MANCHESTER, UK, 2015-2-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Vueling, the Barcelona-based airline, part of International Airlines Group (IAG), is set to launch a direct service to Barcelona from Manchester Airport on 19th June 2015. The flight will depart Manchester on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday flying to Terminal 1 at Barcelona El Prat Airport, which… Read the full press release

Vueling will directly operate regular flights to Rabat in Morocco, Yerba in Tunisia, and Accra, Ghana from Barcelona’s El Prat airport

Rabat (Morocco), Yerba (Tunisia) and Accra (Ghana) will expand Vueling’s African presence starting on 20 June. The airline will also launch a summer service to Istanbul. Barcelona, 2015-1-22 — /Travel PR News/ — For the sixth consecutive year, Vueling will launch services to several new destinations from Barcelona’s El Prat airport, and this year Africa is… Read the full press release

Vueling becomes the first airline in the world to implement contactless systems for paying with cell phones

Users can automatically enter their data with NFC and Scanning methods supported by the Android OS.  IT Chief Samuel Lacarta: “If we can streamline the process while keeping it secure, the customer experience will be much simpler”. Barcelona, 2014-12-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Vueling once again leads the pack in technological innovation, become the first… Read the full press release

Ryanair statement on UK Competition Commission timetable extension for its investigation into Ryanair’s minority stake in Aer Lingus

2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), today (26th June) noted that the UK Competition Commission has extended the timetable for its investigation into Ryanair’s 6 ½ year old minority shareholding in Aer Lingus from 11th July to 5th September, an extension of 8 weeks. Ryanair believes this extension has been caused by the UKCC’s… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport has improved connections to Barcelona, welcomes Vueling

2013-05-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — Helsinki Airport, operated by Finavia, welcomes Vueling to Finland. The Spanish airline Vueling will commence flights to Barcelona on 17 May. The selection for Barcelona flights will grow when Vueling commences flights from Helsinki Airport in May. Vueling will provide the route three times per week on an Airbus 320. During the… Read the full press release