George Best Belfast City Airport: Roads closure throughout the 4 days of the Tall Ships event

George Best Belfast City Airport: Roads closure throughout the 4 days of the Tall Ships event

BELFAST, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The following roads will be closed to unauthorised traffic throughout the 4 days of the Tall Ships event. These restrictions have been put in place to ensure a safe environment for all people attending and working at the Tall Ships event whilst minimising disruption to all stakeholders living and… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation expects over 1.6 million passengers for the Fourth of July holiday through Chicago’s airports

American flags line the Hall of Flags in Terminal 3 at O'Hare.

CHICAGO, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) anticipates more than 1.6 million passengers will travel through Chicago’s airports for the Fourth of July holiday travel period from today, July 2, 2015 through Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Over the six-day period, airlines’ passenger projections have increased at O’Hare by 4.5 percent… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announced its third route in Tanzania – Zanzibar

Qatar Airways CCO, Mr. Marwan Koleilat, and the Qatar Ambassador to Tanzania, H.E. Mr Jassim Al Maadadi, join Hon. Juma Duni Haji, Zanzibar’s Minister of Infrastructure and Communication, on the runway for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the arrival of the first Qatar Airways flight to Zanzibar.

‘Airline of the Year’ expands further in East Africa with the launch of third Tanzanian gateway Five-star airline begins five-times-weekly services connecting Zanzibar to more than 140 global destinations Two additional weekly flights to Zanzibar from 1 October 2015 DOHA, Qatar, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways launched its second new destination of the year,… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group will announce its Q2 2015 financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2015

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SEATTLE, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), the parent company of Alaska Airlines, Inc., and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., will announce its second quarter 2015 financial results on Thursday, July 23, 2015. A conference call is scheduled at 8:30 a.m. Pacific time/11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Interested parties may listen to… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group reports a 6.9 percent increase in traffic on a 7.2 percent increase in capacity in June 2015 compared to June 2014

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SEATTLE, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group Inc. (NYSE: ALK) today reported June and year-to-date operational results for its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, and on a combined basis. Detailed information is provided below. AIR GROUP On a combined basis, Air Group reported a 6.9 percent increase in traffic on a 7.2 percent… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines expands service to Milwaukee, Oklahoma City and St. Louis

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Expanded service operated by SkyWest Airlines on new Embraer 175 aircraft SEATTLE, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today inaugurates service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Seattle and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Portland, Oregon and St. Louis. “We’re excited to provide increased service breadth for our Northwest customers to the great cities of Milwaukee,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines reaches a tentative agreement with its Flight Attendants including wage increases, bonus opportunities, and work-rule adjustments

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DALLAS, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with its Flight Attendants.  Terms of the deal were not released, but the airline said they include wage increases, bonus opportunities, and work-rule adjustments. “I applaud the efforts of everyone who worked so hard to… Read the full press release

Dragonair unveils a whole new look and editorial approach for its inflight magazine Silkroad

Dragonair has launched its revamped inflight magazine, Silkroad.

HONG KONG, 2015-7-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Dragonair today unveiled its revamped inflight magazine, Silkroad. With a whole new look and editorial approach, Silkroad demonstrates the “Life Well Travelled” spirit in the World’s Best Regional Airline which aims to create a better travel experience for passengers across their whole journey. The new Silkroad magazine… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines extends its early 2016 flight schedule from Jan. 6 through Mar. 8, 2016

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What’s better than getting a cold treat on a hot summer day? It’s time to plan winter travel with fares as low as $49 one-way for new, nonstop service! DALLAS, 2015-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is giving Customers a first look at its early 2016 flight schedule by extending it… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways adds frequencies to multiple destinations across its global network

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Additional Flights to Dubai, Jeddah, Peshawar, Kuala Lumpur, Asmara, Djibouti, Najaf, Luxor, Salalah, Zanzibar and the Sofia-Belgrade linked route Third daily flight to Jeddah is being operated with the A319 All-Premium First Class Service from Doha during Ramadan DOHA, Qatar, 2015-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced network frequency increases to multiple destinations across… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines: Comprehensive new ‘Greener Skies over Seattle’ report from Boeing reveals significant environmental benefits

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SEATTLE, 2015-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is on track to save 87 gallons of fuel, shorten flight times by about nine minutes and reduce carbon emissions by nearly 1 metric ton, every time one of its planes land at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport using new, operations-enhancing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) procedures. That’s the equivalent… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivered the first of seven CRJ900 aircraft to Mesa Air Group, Inc. of Phoenix, Arizona

Representatives of Mesa Airlines and Bombardier with the newest CRJ900 aircraft in American Eagle colours

First of seven aircraft to be operated under the American Eagle brand, in the American Airlines network Enhanced CRJ900 aircraft offers up to 5.5 per cent lower fuel consumption than earlier-generation CRJ900 aircraft Montréal, 2015-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has delivered the first of seven CRJ900 aircraft to Mesa Air Group, Inc. of… Read the full press release

Budapest’s newest restaurant KOLLÁZS Brasserie & Bar opens at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

Budapest’s newest restaurant KOLLÁZS Brasserie & Bar opens at Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest

Budapest, Hungary, 2015-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — A live concert, a contemporary art exhibition and hundreds of guests celebrated the grand opening of Budapest’s newest restaurant, the KOLLÁZS Brasserie & Bar. Located in Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest, next to the Danube’s iconic Chain Bridge, KOLLÁZS unites the contrasting atmospheres of the bustling metropolitan Pest and the… Read the full press release

Marriott International will report second quarter 2015 earnings results on Wednesday, July 29, 2015

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Bethesda, Md., 2015-7-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) will report second quarter 2015 earnings results on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at approximately 5:00 pm Eastern Time (ET).  The company will hold a conference call for the investment community to discuss its second quarter 2015 earnings on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at… Read the full press release

Marriott International’s Washington, DC area hotels announce 20% off weekend stays

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Get 20% Off Weekend Stays at Marriott International’s Washington, DC Hotels Washington, DC, 2015-7-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Chances are travelers haven’t been to the nation’s capital since their end-of-the-year, grade school field trip with their teacher and some parents as chaperones.    A lot has changed since then, and Marriott International’s Washington, DC area hotels… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation wins contract to supply 162 BOMBARDIER MOVIA metro cars to Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd (DMRC)

Dehli's latest order increases their MOVIA metro fleet to 776 vehicles, making one of the largest metro fleets in the world

Additional MOVIA vehicles to provide capacity boost for the Indian capital’s busiest metro lines This order brings the number of BOMBARDIER MOVIA vehicles in the Delhi Metro fleet to 776, making it one of the largest metro fleets in the world BERLIN, 2015-7-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has won… Read the full press release

Sean Mosher appointed Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

Sean Mosher appointed Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan

Bali at Sayan, Indonesia, 2015-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Sean Mosher has been appointed Resort Manager of Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan. He moves to the mountain retreat from Four Seasons Resort Langkawi in Malaysia, where he held the same position. The Canadian native joined the company in 2002 as Communications Manager for Four Seasons… Read the full press release

SR Technics selected to provide Integrated Component Services for Etihad Airways’ new Boeing 787 fleet

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SR Technics cements its position as a leading provider of component services for Boeing 787 Swiss technical services provider builds on long standing relationship with the national airline of the UAE ABU DHABI, 2015-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SR Technics, one of the world’s leading providers of technical services for airlines, today announced that it… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)named the “Best Airport – Asia” at the 2015 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS)

Alaina Shum, General Manager, Aviation Logistics of Airport Authority Hong Kong, receives the “Best Airport – Asia” award at the presentation ceremony held by Asia Cargo News.

HONG KONG, 2015-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has been named the “Best Airport – Asia” at the 2015 Asian Freight, Logistics & Supply Chain Awards (AFLAS) organised byAsia Cargo News. The AFLAS awards are designed to recognise outstanding organisations for demonstrating leadership, as well as consistency in service quality,… Read the full press release

Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) turns five

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Dubai, UAE, 2015-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Al Maktoum International at Dubai World Central (DWC) celebrated its fifth anniversary yesterday having firmly established itself among the top 20 busiest international cargo hubs and a growing reputation as an efficient and convenient passenger airport. When DWC opened on 27 June 2010, Dubai Airports outlined an ambitious plan… Read the full press release