Massport Authorizes Omni To Develop Hotel Project in South Boston’s Waterfront District

BOSTON, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted today to authorize the authority to enter into a development agreement and lease with Omni Resorts and Hotels to build a 1,050-plus room hotel on Summer Street in South Boston’s Waterfront District. Six proposals for the hotel project were submitted… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo Transports Emirates Team New Zealand’s Boat from Auckland to Bermuda

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has transported ‘New Zealand Aotearoa’ – Emirates Team New Zealand’s race boat – from Auckland to Bermuda in advance of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup sailing competition which will begin in late May 2017. Through this transport Emirates SkyCargo has once… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport Hosts Knowledge Sharing Workshop with IEMA

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport welcomed members from IEMA to a knowledge sharing event recently on environmental management and corporate responsibility. IEMA is the worldwide alliance of over 14,000 Environment and Sustainability professionals. The event, led by Belfast City Airport representatives and NATS, the airport’s air traffic… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam

Offers enhanced connectivity to Europe and North America with its codeshare partners Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Delta Air Lines MUMBAI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, is proud to announce the launch of two new flights directly connecting Chennai with Paris and Bengaluru with Amsterdam. The… Read the full press release

Jet Airways starts operations from the new international Terminal 3 at Cochin International Airport

International operations at Kochi Airport move into Terminal 3 from today Airline will operate 6 daily international flights from the new international terminal Enhanced customer services with more check-in and emigration counters KOCHI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premiere international airline, today commenced operations from the all new state-of-the-art international Terminal… Read the full press release

Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic further expands codeshare agreement

Codeshare partnership will provide more travel options between nine destinations in North America and the Indian subcontinent MUMBAI, India, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways and Virgin Atlantic today announced a further expansion of their codeshare agreement between India and the United States, providing greater choice and enhanced connectivity via London Heathrow. The… Read the full press release

ATC Privatization Opposed by Business Aviation Regional Groups

Business Aviation Regional Groups Speak Out Against ATC Privatization Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With the specter of ATC privatization looming once again as part of the new administration’s budget proposal, regional business aviation groups around the country aren’t wasting any time voicing their opposition to the plan. “Regional groups nationwide are speaking… Read the full press release

Non-stop Flights to Kherson Now Offered By UIA

Ukraine International Airlines launches non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Kherson. Currently, the carrier`s operates domestic flights between the capital and nine regional destinations. Ukraine, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Daily flights connecting Kiev and Kherson are operated on Embraer 145 and Embraer 190 aircraft with two-class cabin configuration – Business Class and Economy Class…. Read the full press release

New Logan Airport Concessions Contract Awarded to Marketplace

Boston, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted today to authorize the authority to enter into a new ten year contract with MarketPlace Logan LLC, a company of Boston-based New England Development, for the management of the majority of concessions operations at Boston Logan International Airport. Currently, the… Read the full press release

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend   Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The upcoming Easter weekend signals the kick-off of the holiday season at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The holiday season brings with it a peak in passenger numbers that will not decrease until well into October. Based on current… Read the full press release

New Car Rental Centre Opens at Schipol Plaza

Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — On Thursday 13 April Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is opening a new car rental centre at Schiphol Plaza. All car rental companies that operate at Schiphol now have their service desks here, where travellers can collect their rental contracts, make reservations and arrange additional services. The unveiling… Read the full press release

Wizz Air Expands Its Operations Starting With Its Second Ukrainian Airport

THE NEW LOW-FARE ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, started today (3/04/2017) its operations from Lviv International Airport with the new low-fare route to Wroclaw in Poland. Passengers planning their holiday or a… Read the full press release

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport

New Arrivals Lounge By Plaza Premium Group Opens In Heathrow Airport   London, 2017-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — A new arrivals lounge has been unveiled at London Heathrow Airport which will benefit both passengers and airport visitors alike. The lounge located in Terminal 4 arrivals will feature 25 luxury shower rooms, a lounge and… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule

Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A $750,000 project to apply grooves to Queenstown Airport’s runway has been completed three weeks ahead of schedule. The project was the final stage of an airfield upgrade completed by the airport last year in conjunction… Read the full press release

Acquisition of Land To Advance Development of Queenstown Airport

Acquisition of Land To Advance Development of Queenstown Airport   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport Corporation has welcomed the Environment Court’s final decision on the designation of land next to the airport in Frankton.  The designation is to enable expansion of the airport alongside and to the south of… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches London Luton route to Bydgoszcz, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launches London Luton route to Bydgoszcz, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (13 Apr) launched a new London Luton route to Bydgoszcz as part of its winter 2017 schedule, with a three times weekly service starting in… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG COO Stefan Conrad to assume the role of CEO Latin America for Flughafen Zürich AG

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chief Operating Officer of Flughafen Zürich AG, Stefan Conrad, will assume the management of the activities of Flughafen Zürich AG in Latin America as CEO. He steps down as Chief Operating Officer and member of the management board of Flughafen Zürich AG at the end of… Read the full press release

Vancouver International Airport welcomes China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service

New route between Asia and the Americas further links the two regions Richmond, B.C., 2017-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Vancouver International Airport (YVR) is pleased to welcome China Southern Airlines’ new three-times weekly Guangzhou – Vancouver – Mexico City service, which commenced on April 10, 2017. The new service, which uses a Boeing 787… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation to showcase its new innovations at ABACE 2017, April 11-13 at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport

SHANGHAI, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is displaying its leading Cessna Citation XLS+ light midsize business jet and Cessna Grand Caravan EX turboprop at this year’s Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) April 11-13 at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport. During the three-day event, the company is also… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches spring ticket sale

MOSCOW, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, the oneworld® global airline alliance member, holds the spring ticket sale and invites you to travel to Europe on S7 Airlines flights at a 30% discount. You can purchase discounted tickets from 11 to 17 April 20171 only on the official website of the airline s7.ru and in the S7 mobile app. The… Read the full press release

Jet Airways carried out its first ever educational airport excursion for ‘The Wishing Factory’ children

Jet Airways carried out its first ever educational airport excursion for ‘The Wishing Factory’ children Children from the NGO undertake a guided tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, today helped fulfil the wishes of 35 young minds from the NGO… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways passengers get a taste of Thailand and Sri Lanka over the Thai and Sri Lankan New Year

Passengers get a taste of Thailand and Sri Lanka on board Qatar Airways flights and in lounges over the Thai and Sri Lankan New Year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to celebrate the Thai and Sri Lankan New Years on select flights and in the Al Safwa First Class… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America expands service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports

SEATTLE, 2017-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines and Virgin America are growing their footprint in the Lone Star State, expanding service to Dallas Love Field from four West Coast airports. With new routes between Love Field and Seattle; San Diego; Portland, Oregon; and San Jose, California, the combined airline will serve eight destinations from… Read the full press release

YYC Calgary International Airport unveils its first post-security pet relief area

Calgary, AB, 2017-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — YYC Calgary International Airport is celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Pre-Board Pals Program with an in-terminal celebration and opening of its first post-security pet relief area. The Pre-Board Pals program, introduced last year in partnership with the Pet Access League Society (PALS) has been embraced by both… Read the full press release

Gatwick welcomes CAA approval of Route 4

Route 4 is one of nine Gatwick departure routes Airport will continue to explore ways to mitigate the impact of aircraft noise on this and other flight paths United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport today welcomed news that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today approved Route 4 – a westerly runway… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport Authority unveiled $200 million Improvement and Expansion Plan

Investment of $200 million over 10 years (2017 to 2026) Improvements will allow Airport to accommodate 2 million passengers annually Financial Plan to fund improvement projects and ensure long-term financial sustainability Primary source of revenue to pay for infrastructure improvements is Airport Improvement Fee (AIF) AIF will increase from $30 to $35 effective July 1,… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes new Cathay Pacific service between Manchester and Hong Kong

Manchester Airport welcomes new Cathay Pacific service between Manchester and Hong Kong   MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, 2017-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific has announced that it will be bolstering its frequency in the North West by offering daily flights between Manchester and Hong Kong as of 1 December 2017. The extra services will operate… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport supports one of its biggest local engagement programmes this summer

Gatwick supports one of its biggest community engagement programmes The airport is partnering with: The Brighton Marathon Weekend, Brighton Dome & Brighton Festival, Eastbourne International Hot Air Balloon Festival and Brighton Pride Events set to reach more communities in the South East than ever before United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to host exclusive tour of the airport on Luchtvaartdag, Saturday 22 April

Belgium, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — On Saturday 22 April, Brussels Airport will be opening its doors throughout the day during the aviation day of the Flemish government, Luchtvaartdag. Young and old can enjoy an exclusive tour along places on the airport site you would never see as passenger or visitor. In addition, visitors can discover… Read the full press release

Tirana Airport welcomes Wizz Air’s new service from Tirana to Hungary’s capital, Budapest

Wizz Air launches the new route Tirana – Budapest  Albania, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, launched today its first low-fare service from Tirana, connecting the city with Hungary’s capital, Budapest. The new low-fare route, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, will bring… Read the full press release