HMSHost opens The Shipyard Pub & Café, Samuel Adams Brewhouse and Starbucks at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

Regional craft brews, classic New England fare, and Starbucks® now open MANCHESTER, NH, 2017-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — One can’t help but crave the essential foods of the region when traveling to New England. Seafood staples like clam chowder, lobster, and cod are an undeniable part of the northeastern United States culture. Beer,NATURALLY, is… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland welcomes Southwest Airlines’ nonstop service from Oakland International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport

New summer service answers the call for nonstop flights to OAK’s top unserved market Oakland, CA, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Together with Southwest Airlines, officials at the Port of Oakland announced today that effective June 4th, 2017 the carrier will commence daily nonstop service from Oakland International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport… Read the full press release

Wizz Air deploys 7th aircraft at Sofia Airport; launches two new routes to Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Doncaster Sheffield

Sofia, Bulgaria, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria’s leading carrier, today deploys its 7thaircraft at Sofia Airport, launching two new routes from the Bulgarian capital. The newest WIZZ services connect Sofia with Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Doncaster Sheffield. The new aircraft represents an investment of… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route connecting Vilnius, Lithuania with Gothenburg, Sweden

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announced a new route from Vilnius. The newest WIZZ service connects the Lithuanian capital with Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden. The route will commence on 26 March and operate two times a week, on… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new service connecting Osijek, Croatia with Basel, Switzerland

Osijek, Croatia, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today its first service connecting Osijek with Basel in Switzerland. The low-fare route will commence on 19 May 2017, with two weekly frequencies, on Mondays and Fridays. Basel city, famous for its historic landmarks and well-known… Read the full press release

WIZZ announces new route from Debrecen, Hungary to Tel Aviv, Israel

Debrecen, Hungary, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrated the first anniversary of its Debrecen base. The airline based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft in Debrecen on 16 December 2015, after three years of successful cooperation with Debrecen Airport, creating 36 direct… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands in Kyiv with second Airbus A320 and new routes

Kyiv, Ukraine, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today that it will base a second Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kyiv base. From August 2017 the airline will operate two new services from Kyiv to Copenhagen in Denmark and Nuremberg in Germany. The new… Read the full press release

AAAE announces the addition of Senate Appropriations Committee staff veteran Stephanie Gupta to its Federal Affairs Department

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today announced the addition of highly respected Senate and House appropriations committee staff veteran Stephanie Gupta to the Association’s Federal Affairs Department, where she will serve as Senior Vice President, Security and Facilitation. “Stephanie Gupta is someone I have admired… Read the full press release

Air Partner to attend the 19th WCA First Conference and the 9th WCA World Conference in February 2017

LONDON, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, will be attending the 19th WCA First Conference and the 9th WCA World Conference, which are being held on 7-10 February and 9-13 February respectively. Both conferences are taking place in Singapore for the first time, at the state-of-the-art Suntec Singapore International… Read the full press release

Norwegian carried almost 30 million passengers in 2016; its highest ever passenger figure in a single year

Norwegian reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with almost 30 million passengers and a load factor of 88 per cent in 2016. The launch of 34 new routes and a substantial increase of intercontinental traffic contributed considerably to the growth. Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger growth, more… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Children’s Hospice South West as its charity partner for the third year running

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year running, Children’s Hospice South West has been named Bristol Airport’s charity partner following a vote by Airport staff. More than 20,000 raised for local charity in 2016. During 2016, staff and passengers raised more than £20,000 for the North Somerset based charity, with initiatives… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport records 11.3% increase YoY in 2016 passenger numbers

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 7.5 million passengers used Bristol Airport last year, surpassing the total for 2015 by over three quarters of a million passengers*. The record annual number represents an 11.3 per cent increase year on year, and a seventh consecutive year of growth for England’s third largest regional… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens new Changing Places facility to meet needs of all customers with disability

BRISTOL, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile. Standard accessible toilets are unable to meet the needs of all travelling customers… Read the full press release

HIAA: Yangtze River Express Airlines to operate cargo flights between Halifax Stanfield and China

More Lobster Lift at Halifax Stanfield Halifax, N.S., 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Just when it looked like Halifax Stanfield was set to close the books on a highly successful lobster export season, HIAA announced today (JANUARY 3, 2017) that a new cargo carrier, Yangtze River Express Airlines, will serve Halifax beginning Saturday, January… Read the full press release

Norwegian to further expand in Edinburgh Airport in 2017; starts recruitment of new crew and pilots

Airline advertises for new crew and pilots to join its growing Edinburgh operation New aircraft and new routes planned for 2017 including transatlantic flights from Edinburgh Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian has announced it will be creating more than 130 crew and pilot jobs in Scotland as it prepares… Read the full press release

Heathrow cuts passenger charges on domestic trips by £10

Heathrow cuts passenger charges on domestic trips by £10   Heathrow fulfils pledge to families and businesses across Britain by cutting domestic passenger charges by over a third – resulting in over a £500m saving The discount is a key part of Heathrow’s plan to encourage growth outside London by making it cheaper to travel… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport announces TSA Pre✓® Temporary Enrollment Center Event from January 23-27, 2017

MESA, Ariz., 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, in coordination with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), have announced a temporary enrollment center event for TSA Pre✓® signups. The event will take place from January 23, 2017 to January 27, 2017 with appointment times available between 8 AM and 5 PM. TSA Pre✓®… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport records 1.9 million passengers in November; 4.4% up from November 2015

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received close to 1.9 million passengers in November, representing a 4.4% increase in airport traffic compared with November 2015. Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received close to 1.9 million passengers in November, representing a 4.4% increase in airport traffic compared… Read the full press release

Massport announces new passenger record with 36 million passengers flying through Logan Airport in 2016

BOSTON, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ —This morning (December 28, 2016), Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) CEO Thomas P. Glynn alongside officials from JetBlue celebrated the 36 millionth passenger to travel through Logan International Airport this year. This is a new record for the airport, and becomes the seventh straight year of passenger growth. Massport staff… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport Corporation announces airport park and ride offering beginning in late March/April 2017

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has announced plans to establish an airport park and ride offering, expanding the airport’s car parking options and creating an additional 150 parking spaces. Beginning in late March/April 2017, the 12-month trial will operate between Brookes Road, Frankton and the airport. QAC is… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport announces new Wizz Air service to Sofia, Bulgaria

Doncaster, UK, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers from Yorkshire have set off to Sofia with Wizz Air on the inaugural flight from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to the Bulgarian capital. The twice weekly flights, which officially launched today (23 December), will operate all year round. Steve Gill, chief executive of Doncaster Sheffield Airport said: “We… Read the full press release

Vistara announces Inter-Airline Through Check-In partnership with Air France, KLM and Japan Airlines

Vistara partners with Air France, KLM, and Japan Airlines to offer Through Check-In to International travellers New Delhi, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the commitment of offering a seamless flying experience to its customers, Vistara, India’s newest full service carrier launched in 2015 by Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today announced an Inter-Airline… Read the full press release

CDA announces new rates for parking at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As the new year approaches and travel plans are being made, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) reminds travelers that new rates for parking at O’Hare and Midway International Airports will take effect on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The new pricing rates vary depending on the lot/garage location and… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches daily flights between Tel Aviv (Israel) and Paphos (Cyprus)

DAILY FLIGHTS TO PAPHOS BEGIN IN MARCH DUBLIN, Ireland, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (23 Dec) announced its first Tel Aviv flights, with a new daily service to Paphos (Cyprus) starting next March*, which will deliver 100,000 customers p.a. at Ben Gurion Airport, Ryanair’s 2nd Israeli destination. From March, Ryanair’s… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to welcome Embraer 170-LR aircrafts to its fleet in 2017

The airline launches the interregional air transportations development programme MOSCOW, Russia, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, is going to add Embraer 170-LR aircrafts to its fleet in 2017. A new type of aircrafts is delivered to carry out the interregional air transportations development programme. 17 Embraer 170-LR aircrafts lease… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo to launch freighter operations to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Quito and Miami starting 2 February 2017

The world’s third largest international cargo carrier will commence freighter services to and from the South American destinations of Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito* effective February 2017 Cargo carrier will also expand its freighter network in the United States with the addition of Miami DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo… Read the full press release

VisitScotland: German low cost carrier Eurowings to introduce direct flights to Munich from Glasgow

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Glasgow Airport has further strengthened its European route network after German low cost carrier Eurowings confirmed it will introduce direct flights to the Bavarian capital of Munich. The airline, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, will introduce a year round, twice weekly service… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport implements BlipTrack passenger queue and flow management solution from Denmark-based BLIP Systems

BRISTOL, England, 2016-Dec-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport, one of UK´s fastest growing airports, is implementing a queue and flow management solution from Denmark-based BLIP Systems to help enhance the passenger experience and improve operational efficiency. The solution, called BlipTrack, measures passenger flow and dwell times, which enables the airport to understand how travellers… Read the full press release

Air France launches flights from Paris to Marrakech (Morocco) and Porto (Portugal)

As from 26 March 2017, Air France customers will be able to fly off to Marrakech (Morocco) and Porto (Portugal) on board three new weekly flights operated on departure from Paris-Charles de Gaulle by Airbus A320; This summer, Air France will offer up to 38 weekly flights to 2 destinations in Portugal and up to… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to move its three major airlines in January as part of its strategic transformation programme

easyJet to move to the North Terminal from 24 January British Airways and Virgin Atlantic switch terminals from 25 January The transition has been planned for two years – Gatwick is ready  LONDON, 2016-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Three of Gatwick’s major carriers will move terminals in January. British Airways will move to the South… Read the full press release