5,000 power sockets and USB ports to charge your computer or phone absolutely free at Frankfurt Airport

5,000 power sockets and USB ports to charge your computer or phone absolutely free at Frankfurt Airport

FRANKFURT, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — You’ll find plenty of opportunities to recharge your personal electronic devices at Frankfurt Airport (FRA). The two terminals boast a total of around 5,000 power sockets and USB ports that you can use to charge your computer or phone absolutely free—and the airport is busily adding to this… Read the full press release

BlueIndy to install its Bolloré electric Bluecars at Indianapolis International Airport

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BlueIndy to install approximately 20 car spaces on IND property this fall INDIANAPOLIS, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis International Airport (IND) will join the list of locations offering customers a new, innovative and sustainable way to travel this fall. BlueIndy is installing its Bolloré electric Bluecars, in the largest U.S. rollout of plug-in… Read the full press release

Calgary: City Palate presents the return of the award-winning Really, Really Long Table Dinner on September 14th 2015

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ALBERTA, CANADA, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the success of the previous two years, City Palate presents the return of the award-winning Really, Really Long Table Dinner on Monday, September 14th 2015. There is no better way to discover the essence of a city than through exploratory eating. As such, we encourage out-of-town foodies and local… Read the full press release

Caroline Tsay and Beatrice Tarka joined Travelzoo’s board of directors

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NEW YORK, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, expands the international and product development experience of its board with the appointment of two new independent directors. Ms. Caroline Tsay, vice president & general manager of the HP Software Online Business and Ms. Beatrice Tarka, founder and chief executive… Read the full press release

Travelzoo Inc. acquired the Travelzoo Asia Pacific business independently operated by Azzurro Capital Inc.

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NEW YORK/LONDON/HONG KONG, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO) today announced that on August 20, 2015 it acquired the Travelzoo Asia Pacific business (“APAC”), which includes the Travelzoo® businesses in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia. This business was independently operated by Azzurro Capital Inc. under a licensing… Read the full press release

London Gatwick: record-breaking Bank Holiday with nearly 600,000 passengers expected to pass through the airport

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Gatwick set for record-breaking Bank Holiday with nearly 600,000 passengers passing through the airport Bank Holiday passengers have increased by 17.2% since the airport became independent from BAA in 2009 Berlin is the fastest growing route since last August Bank Holiday +54% on 2014 joined by Madrid +26% and Istanbul +22%. Long-haul leisure destinations also… Read the full press release

South African Airways, Jet Airways expand further their codeshare agreement

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Johannesburg, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways, Africa’s most awarded airline, and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, have further expanded their codeshare agreement. With immediate effect, passengers can now book and travel throughout the combined networks of both airlines, and enjoy convenient flight connections between India and South Africa, over Jet… Read the full press release

Stagecoach Supertram offers £1 fares for military personnel

Stagecoach Supertram offers £1 fares for military personnel

• Armed Forces personnel guaranteed an invitation to testing for Supertram jobs • Service personnel invited to depot to learn about careers with Supertram PERTH, Scotland, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In March this year, Stagecoach Supertram’s parent company, Stagecoach Group demonstrated its commitment to the UK Armed Forces by signing a corporate covenant… Read the full press release

South West Trains passengers to benefit from £50m package of investment in new technology and more personal customer service

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100 customer ambassadors to provide face-to-face proactive advice at stations New hi-tech ticket machines with direct video link to dedicated 24/7 customer contact centre Further investment in skills training and vocational qualifications for employees PERTH, Scotland, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers using South West Trains, one of Britain’s busiest rail networks, are to… Read the full press release

South West Trains: the rail regulator approved plans that will transform rail services in the West of England

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New services to begin in December 2015 following approval from rail regulator 800 additional seats every weekday between London and Somerset Improved connectivity in the South West between Weymouth, Dorchester, Exeter, Westbury, Salisbury, Bath, Bristol and London Bruton and Frome connected to London Waterloo for the first time ever Additional Sunday services between Salisbury and… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines adds Marrakech to its flight schedule in the winter of 2015

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• Once per week to Morocco as of November 14, 2015 • Flights offered on Saturdays during the winter season • Austrian resolutely continues its business strategy of focusing more intensely on tourist destinations VIENNA, 2015-8-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will once again add a new tourist destination to its flight schedule… Read the full press release

One Direction launched a new music video filmed at Ellington Airport (EFD)

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HOUSTON, 2015-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Boy-band music stars One Direction launched a new music video last week — a large part of which was filmed at Ellington Airport (EFD). Parts of the video — for the release of a new song titled “Drag Me Down” — were shot at the NASA hangar and ramp area… Read the full press release

City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House on October 6

City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House on October 6

CHICAGO, 2015-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Attention all contractors and suppliers of every size and specialty! Mark your calendars for the City of Chicago and Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) Contractor Open House  on Tuesday, October 6, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the UIC Forum. Don’t miss this chance to network face-to-face with prime… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to reinstate its non-stop flights to Nagpur, India

Qatar Airways to reinstate its non-stop flights to Nagpur, India

Non-stop service between Nagpur and Doha starts 1st December Seamless connections from Nagpur through Hamad International Airport to more than 150 destinations DOHA, Qatar, 2015-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Highlighting the importance of its ongoing expansion and commitment to the Indian market, Qatar Airways will be reinstating its non-stop flights to Nagpur, India, from Doha, starting… Read the full press release

Aviation veteran Jason Berry to become managing director of Alaska Air Cargo

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SEATTLE, 2015-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has named 19-year aviation veteran Jason Berry managing director of Alaska Air Cargo. In his new role Berry will lead cargo operations in 60 cities, manage a staff of 300 and oversee sales and marketing. Berry replaces Betsy Bacon, who will retire on Sept. 1. “As the largest… Read the full press release

British Airways to start non-stop flights to San José, California in Summer 2016

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LONDON, 2015-8-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Sun-drenched Silicon Valley is to get a direct service to Heathrow when British Airways starts offering non-stop flights to San José in Summer 2016. Fares to San José start from £599 return, during British Airways’ ‘Big British Take Off’. San José is the world’s software power-house and home… Read the full press release

Finavia to introduce new technology at its airports to improve security check process and increase air traffic safety

Finavia to introduce new technology at its airports to improve security check process and increase air traffic safety

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia Corporation will introduce new technology at its airports to improve the security check process and increase air traffic safety. From the beginning of September, explosives trace detectors will be used in the security check process at Finavia airports to better detect objects and substances not to be… Read the full press release

Finavia and Plan charity campaign to raise money for the daily needs of children in developing countries

Finavia and Plan charity campaign to raise money for the daily needs of children in developing countries

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Did you know that there are five green “Pastille” collection receptacles at Helsinki Airport, and one at Kokkola-Pietarsaari. They are part of a campaign by Finavia and Plan charity organization. You can leave your extra currency from your trip to the pastilles. The funds collected are used for… Read the full press release

Finavia Corporation invests in Rovaniemi Airport, Santa’s official airport

Finavia Corporation invests in Rovaniemi Airport, Santa's official airport

Helsinki, Finland, 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Contributing to the prospects of tourism in Lapland, Finavia Corporation is investing in Rovaniemi Airport. Modernisation of the terminal will make travel smoother and more comfortable as soon as next winter. The airport’s atmosphere and services will feature the magic of Lapland and the nature of Finland more prominently…. Read the full press release

ALPA: U.S. DOT submissions made by Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways and Emirates Airline confirm billions of dollars subsidies from Qatar and UAE’ governments

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U.S. Government Must Begin Consultations with Qatar and UAE Governments WASHINGTON, D.C., 2015-8-26 — /Travel PR News/ —The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) joined in comments by the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies underscoring the clear evidence found in Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, and Emirates Airline own submissions to the U.S. Departments of Commerce,… Read the full press release