Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. Second Quarter Results

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Revenue was $20.9 million for the second quarter, compared to $18.8 million for the same period in 2011. Earnings before interest, depreciation and taxes were $10.8 million consistent with 2011’s second quarter. Cash generated from operations, not including the change in working capital, remained positive at $7.9 million for the first six… Read the full press release

Global Entry Arrives at San Diego Airport

Trusted Travelers Skip Line When Arriving on International Flights SAN DIEGO, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority unveiled new Global Entry kiosks at the international arrivals area of the San Diego International Airport on July 31. San Diego International Airport is the newest of… Read the full press release

Air Canada and ACPA Receive Arbitrator’s Final Offer Selection

MONTREAL, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Air Canada said today that it along with the Air Canada Pilots Association (ACPA) have received the decision of the arbitrator, Mr. Douglas Stanley, in the final offer selection arbitration conducted in accordance with the Protecting Air Service Act. The arbitrator’s selection of Air Canada’s final offer concludes a new collective… Read the full press release

PATA: International arrivals increase in April but growth rate slows

BANGKOK, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Collective international arrivals into Asia Pacific1 destinations grew by 4% year-on-year during April 2012, according to preliminary data released today by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). In percentage growth terms, this result was relatively constrained across the region compared to the robust expansion achieved during the first quarter of the year…. Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expands flagship inflight magazine, Discovery, into a multi-channel communication platform

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways announced today that it is expanding its flagship inflight magazine,Discovery, into the digital environment, employing a number of new channels to enrich the airline’s existing customer communication platforms. Digital Discovery, scheduled to go live on 2 August 2012, will be available for download as a digital magazine, as an app… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific expects disruption to Taipei flights from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today (Tuesday, 31 July) announced that based on the latest weather forecast regarding Typhoon Saola, the airline expects disruption to its flights to and from Taipei from tomorrow (1 August) afternoon through Thursday (2 August). However, it expects to operate its flights to and from Taipei as scheduled today… Read the full press release

LOT wykona dodatkowe czartery do Egiptu

Warszawa, 2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT wykonają dzisiaj dwa rejsy czarterowe do Egiptu do miejscowości Sharm El Sheikh. Dodatkowe czartery zabiorą na pokład pasażerów przewoźnika OLT Express Poland, który wczoraj wieczorem zawiesił swoją działalność czarterową. LOT wykona jeden rejs z lotniska Chopina w Warszawie do Sharm El Sheikh o godz. 11.00 (rejs LO… Read the full press release

CAA helps holidaymakers compare cost of flight extras before booking

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — UK holidaymakers looking to book a last minute getaway this summer can compare the cost of any optional extra fees and charges for their flights, thanks to the UK Civil Aviation Authority’s (CAA) comparison tool. The online tool allows passengers to compare the optional fees and charges applied by the top 23… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport Games media update – Tuesday 31 July

2012-07-31 — /travelprnews.com/ — A busy day at the airport with 218, 974 passengers expected in the terminals – 105,921 of which are arrivals. Over 700 members of the Games Family* are expected to arrive at Heathrow today, with around 170 departing. There is some rain this morning but it should clear later and it is… Read the full press release

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES RAISES THE PULSE OF SUMMER IN GUYANA

Port-of-Spain, 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Caribbean Airlines, main sponsor of the Pulse Entertainment Summer Fete in Guyana, delivered on its promise of international star power for the event when brand ambassadors for Caribbean Airlines, Machel Montano and Miss India Guyana/Miss India Worldwide, Alana Seeberan, landed at the Cheddi Jagan Airport. The entertainers, along with guests and Caribbean… Read the full press release

Dragonair’s New Kolkata Service to Launch in November; Chiang Mai Service to Become Year-round

(HONG KONG) 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dragonair today announced that its new four-times-weekly service to Kolkata will launch on 2 November, offering more travel choices and greater convenience for passengers travelling between Hong Kong and Eastern India. The new service will be operated by Airbus A320 aircraft. Kolkata is Dragonair’s second passenger destination in India, adding… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Reported on its Operations in 2011 in Accordance with IFRS

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Sheremetyevo reported on its financial / economic activities in 2011 in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). According to the results of an audit of consolidated financial statements according to IFRS, the total earnings of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport (JSC SIA) including JSC Terminal in 2011 amounted to 11 billion 415 million rubles, which is 19.52% more than the figure for 2010. The net income of JSC SIA… Read the full press release

Hartsfield-Jackson to host the Airports Council International–North America 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition

ATLANTA, 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials announced that the Airport will host one of the premier conferences for airport industry professionals, the Airports Council International–North America (ACI-NA) 2014 Annual Conference & Exhibition September 7-9, 2014. “ACI-NA is thrilled to be coming to Atlanta, home to the world’s busiest airport, for our 23rd Annual… Read the full press release

Public auction to offer surplus airport items

Inventory includes vehicles, office equipment. lighting fixtures, commercial-grade tools and equipment, and lost-and-found items INDIANAPOLIS, 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — A public auction of Indianapolis Airport Authority (IAA) surplus items will be held on Tuesday Aug. 14 beginning at 9 a.m. at the IAA’s Maintenance and Operations Building, located at 2000 S. Banner Ave. An inspection day will… Read the full press release

Latest annual review of aviation safety published by EASA

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published its Annual Safety Review for 2011. In Europe, there was a single fatal accident in scheduled operations during the year. For the decade 2002-2011, the rate of accidents in scheduled operations in EASA Member States was one of the lowest in the world with… Read the full press release

BIG BUS DRIVES CANCER SERVICES TO CITY AIRPORT

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — George Best Belfast City Airport passengers and staff are used to “check-ins” but this time it was “check-ups” Northern Ireland’s leading local cancer charity, Action Cancer brought its mobile unit, the Big Bus, to the airport to raise much-needed awareness of the disease.Michelle Hatfield, Corporate Responsibility Director at Belfast City Airport, said: “We are… Read the full press release

MANX2.COM UNVEILS NEW LONDON-BOUND SERVICE FROM BELFAST CITY AIRPORT

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Isle of Man based airline Manx2.com is starting a new return route from Belfast City Airport to London Oxford Airport, it was announced today. The new five days a week service, which starts on Monday 30 July, has fares starting from £74.95 one-way including taxes, with no credit or debit card charges or booking fees… Read the full press release

Houston Lands Largest Passenger Aircraft in the World; Historic Flight is a First for Texas

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) is welcoming the largest passenger aircraft in the world to Texas. The Lufthansa A380 will make its first arrival at Intercontinental on Wednesday, August 1, and is inviting Houston to the “A380 Houston Party” to celebrate from noon – 2 p.m. at FM 1960, just east of… Read the full press release

Airports Going Green Agenda Announced — Register Today

CHICAGO, 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Don’t miss the fifth annual Airports Going Green conference in Chicago this fall! The conference will be held Nov. 4-7, 2012 at the Westin River North Hotel in Chicago. Register today at www.airportsgoinggreen.org  and take a look at the exciting, informative agenda below. Airports Going Green is the aviation industry’s leading sustainability forum and will offer the opportunity to hear about sustainability… Read the full press release

Star Alliance builds new lounge at Los Angeles’ upgraded Tom Bradley International Terminal

Air New Zealand to Lead the Project / Lounge to Open in May 2013 2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Star Alliance member carrier Air New Zealand has been selected to design and manage the Alliance’s new lounge at Los Angeles International Airport. The creation of this facility has been made possible by the US$ 1.7 billion redevelopment… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport Welcomes over Seven Million Passengers in First Half of 2012

Airport sees 22.8% increase in the first six months compared to same period in 2011 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates,  2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) announced today that Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed 7,050,646 passengers during the first half of 2012, a significant increase of 22.8% compared to the same period in… Read the full press release

Heathrow Airport: Games media update – Monday 30 July

2012-07-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — A busy day at the airport with 229,644 passengers expected in the terminals – 111, 299 of which are arrivals. Around 560 members of the Games Family* are expected to arrive at Heathrow today, with a further 180 departing A busy day at the airport with 229,644 passengers expected in the terminals… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport to host exhibit featuring Hoosier athletes, inventors, and business leaders

The Indiana Humanities ‘‘Spirit of Competition’’ exhibit contains a variety of engaging interactives, films, and stories about unknown and well-known Hoosiers INDIANAPOLIS ,2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Just in time for some highly competitive events that are coming to town, such as the Brickyard 400 and the Red Bull Indianapolis GP, visitors to the Indianapolis International Airport… Read the full press release

London City Airport staff get green fingered at Britannia Village Hall

2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Nine staff members from London City Airport recently volunteered at Britannia Village Hall in West Silvertown, Newham, as part of a team challenge organised by the airport. The volunteers set to work on the community centre’s garden to give it a makeover as requested by centre users and management. The team of… Read the full press release

Shuttle service to operate between airport and Indianapolis Motor Speedway during Brickyard 400

INDIANAPOLIS, 2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Brickyard 400 fans will have a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Race Day, Sunday, July 29. Air-conditioned shuttle service will begin continuous departures at 8 a.m. through the start of the race at 1 p.m. Return service from the… Read the full press release

Terminal 2 parking lot reopens at San Diego International Airport

2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ —  700 short-term parking spaces will be available for travelers. What: The short-term parking lot in front of Terminal 2 – which had been relocated for  15 months as part of The Green Build construction – will reopen to airport visitors, providing more convenient parking for travelers flying out of Terminal 2…. Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport Announces UK’s Newest Transit Shed Operator

2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — A Doncaster based company has the world at its finger tips thanks to a deal with the region’s airport. Anglo World Cargo, a sub division of Anglo European Express (Doncaster) Ltd, have been appointed as the Cargo Terminal Operator for Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) and become the UK’s newest Transit Shed operator…. Read the full press release

Leeds Bradford Airport 80th Anniversary Exhibition

2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leeds Bradford Airport’s 80th anniversary exhibition at the Bradford Industrial Museum has extended its show times until Wednesday 8th August due to popular demand. The fascinating collection of photographs and previously unseen memorabilia charts the history of the airport through the ages. The exhibition follows Leeds Bradford Airport’s journey from its humble… Read the full press release

SOUTHEND SATISFACTION FOR EASYJET PASSENGERS

2012-07-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — easyJet has got off to a flying start with passengers at London Southend Airport, according to the findings of a new customer survey. The UK’s largest airline began flying passengers from its eleventh and newest UK base for the first time at the start of April this year and latest research confirms… Read the full press release