Primera Air operates two aircrafts in Paris summer 2015

Primera Air Nordic, signed last week agreements in Paris, for operations of two aircrafts in Paris Charles de Gaulle, for French touroperators for summer season 2015. The airline will be operating to the main holiday destinations for French tourists during summer. The value of the contracts amounts to around 30 million Euros.



Bravo Tours moves to a new head office in Herning.

On December 19th, Bravo Tours, moved its head offices in Herning to a new location. It is a great new premise with an excellent location. In the new offices, it will be easier to centralize and coordinate the production, marketing and sales of the fastest growing tour operating company in Denmark, with great facilities for our staff.



Lomamatkat and Matka-Vekka have a new leader

New Year is bringing changes in the organization of Lomamatkat and Matka-Vekka. Minna Tuorila is taking over as a managing director for both Lomamatkat and Matka Vekka in Finland. Minna has been working as Commercial Director of Matka-Vekka for two years and will take over the responsibility of both companies as of today.



Primera Travel Group acquires Suntours Denmark

Primera Travel Group has as of today acquired the tour operator Suntours in Denmark. Primera  is the owner of Bravo Tours and Primera Air, as well as tour operating companies in Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Iceland. Suntours is a great fit for our operations in Denmark, an established tour operator with long successful history in the Danish market, and will enhance our offer of holidays in the Danish market, complimenting very well the great selection of holidays already offered by Bravo Tours in Denmark.



Primera Air launches 10 new destinations in direct flight from Iceland this winter and next summer.

Primera Air launched today 10 new destinations in direct flight from Iceland this winter and next summer. Primera Air will now start selling seats to the following destinations: Las Palmas - Tenerife - Alicante - Salzburg - Malaga - Mallorca - Barcelona - Bologna - Crete - Bodrum. The direct flights are once or twice a week, and the seats are for sale on the website www.primeraair.com.



Primera Air Nordic: A new airline in Latvia founded

Primera Air announces the founding of a new airline in Latvia, Primera Air Nordic, which will be run parallel to Primera Air Scandinavia. The airline is scheduled to start operating in October this year. Simultaneously the airline will open up a Network Control Center in Riga, overseeing all operational issues of the airline. The aim is to be able to focus better on the healthy growth Primera Air has enjoyed during the last years.



July 2014 was a record month for Primera Air

July 2014 was the biggest month in the history Primera Air but the company carried 155.000 passengers and flew 1006 flights this month. The flight seat utilization was 91% in the month, which is a 14% increase from the previous year. Most of the passengers come from Denmark and Sweden but there is also pleasurable increase of Icelandic passengers.



Primera Air sets new passenger record

In June 2014 Primera Air set new passenger and travel record, the airline flew 134.000 passengers and flights in the month were 912 in total. It´s an 11% increase from last year and this is the airline´s biggest month ever. Furthermore, it´s clear that July will be even larger, but figures are not available yet.



Opin samkeppni um gerð listaverks og veggskreytinga

Primera Travel Group efnir til samkeppni um röð listaverka til að prýða veggi höfuðstöðva félagsins í Kaupmannahöfn. Fyrir verðlaunaverkið verða greiddar 1.000.000 IKR. Frestur til að skila tillögum rennur út þann 10. desember.



Primera Travel Group and Primera Air open up new offices in Copenhagen

Primera has moved it's offices and operations in Copenhagen to a new building at Digevej 114, in Copenhagen, next to Bella Center.



Iceland Tours launches a new online booking engine for package holidays to Iceland

Iceland Tours, one of the leading incoming tour operators in Iceland has launched a new web-based booking engine Iceland Tours, www.icelandtours.is meeting the needs of individuals looking for the ideal holiday in Iceland.



Two new aircrafts to the Primera Air fleet

This month a further expansion of the Primera Air fleet was realised. The new addition is a new Boeing 737-800 as well as a new Boeing 737-700 aircraft.



Bravo Tours awarded the best tour operator in Denmark

Bravo Tours in Denmark was recently awarded the European Travel Awards at the Grand opening of the Ferie ’09 Travel Mart in Copenhagen.



Solresor is Sweden’s best tour operator

For the third year running Solresor has been chosen as Sweden’s best tour operator. The Grand Travel Award is arranged by the industry journal Travel News in March each year, and is the most prestigious prize in the Swedish travel and tourism industry. The winners are voted for by approximately 500 travel agents from both private and business travel bureaus.



Jón Karl Olafsson new CEO of Primera Air

Jón Karl Ólafsson will be the new CEO of Primera Air, effective March 3rd. Jon Karl Olafsson will also serve on Primera Travel Group’s management board of and is expected to be one of key officers of the Group.