AVIAREPS appointed India PR Rep for SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines has appointed AVIAREPS as its PR representative in India with immediate effect. The appointment was made as the airline seeks to strengthen its brand among Indian travellers with an ultimate goal to jump-start Indian outbound travel to Sri Lanka. AVIAREPS will play a pivotal role in positioning SriLankan as a top-of-mind recall for travellers from India through our extensive experience and expertise.
IndiGo to start Mumbai – Nairobiflights from August 5, 2023
IndiGo has announced Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, as the 27thinternational and 105th overall destination in the 6E network. The airline opened bookings for daily non-stop flights between Mumbai, India’s financial capital, and Nairobi, Kenya’s largest city starting August 5, 2023. This new route marks IndiGo’s entry into the African subcontinent and brings numerous benefits to both business and leisure travellers. It represents a significant stride in IndiGo’s international expansion strategy, as it strengthens strategic ties, trade, and travel routes between the two countries, thereby promoting economic growth.
Scoot wins ‘Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ award 3 years in a row
Scoot has been named the “Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline” for the third consecutive year at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2023 held at the Paris Air Show on 20 June 2023. Scoot Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Leslie Thng, said, “We are humbled to be recognised by Skytrax once again. This award is a testament to our commitment to continually provide our customers with quality service, differentiated products, contemporary experiences and great value. It is also an encouragement to our staff, who work tirelessly to deliver a seamless customer journey and experience.”
Lufthansa Industry Solutions expands BARIG Business Partner Network
The Board of Airline Representatives in Germany (BARIG)—the association of airlines operating in Germany—is now giving its members a wide range of possibilities including direct access to the most recent studies, projects, analyses, and information on the transformation to the future. From now on, Lufthansa Industry Solutions (LHIND) is supporting BARIG and its members as new business partner.
“India has always been a part of the SriLankan Airlines lexicon and as we continue to ramp-up operations, our focus on India will only continue to grow. Given the significance of the market, it was important to partner with an agency that can help us create a localized approach in our communications with Indian customers. We believe that AVIAREPS has all that it takes to deliver a compelling public relations strategy and advance the SriLankan Airlines’ brand in India, and we look forward to collaborating with them on our future plans for India.”
– Richard Nuttall, CEO, SriLankan Airlines