Switzerland Tourism claimed on April 01, 2009 that they’d partnered up with "the Association of Swiss Mountain Cleaners" (sounds fishy already) to help gather recruits who would set out to keep the Alps nice and pristine. According to the video – which is pretty hilarious – bird poo, if left unchecked, will eventually erode the mountains into nothingness; that's why they were in "need" of mountain cleaners.
For the first time in aviation history, the luxury of a five-star hotel room can finally take flight. Experience the luxury, elevate your stay – Hotelicopter. According to its makers, the 137 ft (42m) hotelicopter was said to have 18 luxurious rooms for adrenalin junkies seeking a truly unique and memorable travel experience. He claimed to have spent the past five years modifying the helicopter, which he boasted had a top speed of 158mph.
This corporate marketing video on April 01, 2013 features the Aer Lingus crew taking inspiration from The Gathering and The Hurling Festival, and introducing some new unique approaches to their onboard policies.
Air New Zealand
On Air New Zealand, check-in is now on April 01, 2011 known as weigh in.
It's true, we are creating for April 01, 2015 a black coloured All Blacks lolly. But with a liniment flavour? No way. That didn't stop us from getting up to a little mischief and asking some of the All Blacks along to a lolly taste test that included some truly awful flavours. Here's how the whole thing played out. Internet Link
The airline decided to designate women-only lavatories based on a 2007 online survey in which 90% of the women polled said they think women-only lavatories are attractive. One women-only lavatory will be designated for use by women in all classes. Men will be restricted from using such toilets except in emergencies and when there are very few female passengers. Signs for the women-only lavatories will be installed on Arkia Boeing 757 aircraft by the end of March 2007. The toilets will be designated on most international and in few domestic routes.
Brussels Airlines, the Belgian national airline, announced on April 01, 2014 the opening of a new scheduled flight route between Brussels and Antarctica during the winter season. Internet Link
Low-cost airline EasyJet are to release on April 01, 2015 their own signature fragrance, described as "evoking the musky scent of a packed A-319 Airbus on a return flight from Corfu at the height of summer."
SAS Scandinavian Airlines
Do you want to travel in space? Now you get the chance with SAS Space Travel! Sign up from April 01, 2015 for SAS Space Travel and let your biggest dream come true! SAS Space Travel and SAS SpaceTravels will be launched in the year 2020 and will give you a travel experience beyond this world. SAS Space Travel will give you a whole new way of travel that will shorten travel times dramatically. With SAS Space Travel coming up, a completely new travel class will be launched too. This travel class will be named SAS Astro Class and the new award program for the travel class will be named SAS AstroBonus. Lastly, a new floating lounge separated from the airport will be created. Are you looking forward to travel in space with SAS? We do! Internet Link
Southwest Airlines has been experimenting in the year 2011, with time travel to offer the valued Customers different ways to get around.
Bag Fee Bandwagon Bonanza. The color of your suitcase may cost you the next time you fly.
The newly launches airlines, Urchin Airways, announced on April 01, 2011 its first adult-free flight for under-16s from London to New York with cabin crew dressed as clowns and lots of activities, games and competitions to keep kids entertained. Internet Link
Virgin America and Nest team up to play an April 01, 2014 prank by "launching" personalized climate control devices for travelers.
Sir Richard Branson, the founder and CEO of Virgin Group, announced: My great-great-uncle, Reuben S. Branson, founded Branson and was the original all-American entrepreneur. As I have followed his lead as an adventure and an entrepreneur, I now want to follow his footsteps into his hometown. I'm proud to announce the Virgin Group's US operations, and a section of our UK operations, are moving on April 01, 2015 to Branson, Missouri (USA).
Virgin Australia introducing on April 01, 2015 our dedicated lounge for pets featuring a world-first Premium Paw Door Entry. The lounge will be available to four legged members of our Velocity Frequent Flyer program.
WestJet introduced on April 01, 2011 a new state-of-the-art money-saving feature on board all flights aimed at countering the rising price of jet fuel. Effective today, WestJet will be using air mixed with helium in the ventilation system to lighten the weight of the aircraft.
On April 01, 2012 WestJet Introducing Kargo Kids, an exciting new program allowing guests to travel on select child-free flights, creating a quieter and more relaxing inflight experience, while children travel in a "special VIP" area of the aircraft.
Effective on April 01, 2013 we are easing restrictions on pets travelling in the cabin. All WestJet flights will now allow for any type of animal to travel in the cabin provided it fits safely on board the aircraft. Further, we will no longer require animals to be kept in kennels while on board the aircraft.
Effective on April 01, 2014, WestJet is changing the way we display our flight schedules, switching from our current system of "a.m." and "p.m." to metric time.
After years of research and testing, we are excited to announce on April 01, 2015 SmartSeats, a new concept in boarding flights. SmartSeats are guaranteed to change the way people fly. How? Your SmartSeats in the boarding lounge will also be your seats on the plane. Just sit back, relax and let SmartSeats do the work.
Ireland West Airport Knock
As a new service for families, at the Ireland West Airport Knock. We are delighted to introduce on April 01, 2015 the new "Little Flyers Club". Simply drop your kids off at the airport before your flight and the "Little Flyers Club" will mind them whilst your away on your holidays.
Southampton Airport and Marwell Zoo created an April 2015, announcing plans for a new temporary zebra enclosure. The airport will soon become home to a herd of Grevy’s zebras while the zoo creates its brand new exhibit, Wild Explorers. Passengers will be able to experience a mini safari from the comfort of their plane seat – a world first.
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