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

Air France to increase frequency of flights between European and North-African destinations this Spring

France, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights…. Read the full press release

easyJet celebrated its fifth anniversary at London Southend Airport .

United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Since its launch at Southend in April 2012, easyJet has flown over four million passengers on over 32,000 flights, and now flies to 15 popular city and holiday destinations across Europe, with the most popular being Amsterdam, Alicante, Faro and Malaga. To mark the anniversary easyJet invited two… Read the full press release

Norwegian launches two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver

London Gatwick’s only direct flights to Seattle and Denver starting from September with fares from £199 Seattle and Denver routes return to Gatwick after more than 10 years Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is continuing its transatlantic expansion by launching two new routes from London Gatwick to Seattle and Denver on… Read the full press release

MIAT Mongolian Airlines to introduce the new Boeing 737 MAX airplanes in early 2019

Airplanes leased from Avolon to enter service in 2019 United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and MIAT Mongolian Airlines (Mongolyn Irgenii Agaaryn Teever) today announced the airline’s decision to lease two 737 MAX airplanes from Avolon, a global aircraft leasing company. The airline plans to introduce the new 737 MAX airplanes… Read the full press release

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport implements SITA’s Airport Management solution for more predictable flow of aircraft departures

Airport Management solution allows for more accurate planning, reducing potential delays Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has taken another significant step towards streamlining aircraft movements across the airfield with the implementation of SITA’s Airport Management solution, providing a more predictable flow of aircraft departures and minimizing delays. By… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches Glasgow Prestwick, Scotland route to Rzeszow, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launches Glasgow Prestwick, Scotland route to Rzeszow, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule   Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (5 Apr) launched a new Glasgow Prestwick route to Rzeszow as part of its winter 2017 schedule, with a twice weekly service starting in… Read the full press release

Take Off Into Work job scheme places its 600th recruit into a job at London City Airport

LONDON, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Take Off Into Work job scheme, run by Newham Workplace and London City Airport to help local people into employment, has placed its 600th recruit into a job at the airport. To mark the occasion, the Mayor of Newham, Sir Robin Wales joined Declan Collier, CEO of… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland headquarters earns its eleventh consecutive Energy Star certification

Oakland, Calif., 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Port of Oakland headquarters located at 530 Water Street just received its eleventh consecutive Energy Star certification. Every year the U.S. EPA recognizes buildings nationwide for energy efficiency. Port headquarters is one of only 70 buildings in the State of California to receive an Energy Star. Port… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport launches the third HKIA Environmental Recognition Scheme

HONG KONG, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today (3 April 2017) launched the third HKIA Environmental Recognition Scheme (the Scheme), during which more than 100 tenants at HKIA pledged to help shape HKIA into a green airport. The ceremony was officiated by Wong Kam-sing, Secretary for the Environment; Fred… Read the full press release

Kimberly J. Becker appointed second President/CEO of San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

SAN DIEGO, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimberly J. Becker, who has been with Mineta San Jose International Airport since 1995, and Director since 2013, has been hired as San Diego County Regional Airport Authority’s second President/CEO.  She will begin in the position on May 1, succeeding Thella F. Bowens, who is retiring as… Read the full press release

dnata the first handling company at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to offer closed temperature controlled system

Amsterdam, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata Netherlands has added two temperature controlled cargo dollies to its infrastructure, which are specially designed to serve the pharmaceutical industry. With this introduction, dnata has become the first handling company at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to offer this closed temperature controlled system, for a seamless delivery of temperature-sensitive… Read the full press release

Work underway on Queenstown Airport park and ride facility

Work underway on Queenstown Airport park and ride facility   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The first sods have been turned on an airport park and ride facility, which marks another milestone in the continuing drive to improve transport and congestion issues in the Wakatipu Construction of the park and ride… Read the full press release

Jamie Oliver’s Take-Away Concept “Jamie’s Deli” opens at Vienna Airport

Jamie Oliver’s Take-Away Concept “Jamie’s Deli” opens at Vienna Airport   VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective immediately, Vienna Airport features one more culinary attraction. The British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is expanding to Austria for the first time. As a first step, he is opening the take-away concept “Jamie’s Deli” in Terminal… Read the full press release

FAA issues clearance for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport’s Northeast Area Development Plan

MESA, Ariz., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — When the federal government turned the former Williams Air Force Base over to the now Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport Authority (PMGAA), it was an expansive 3,000 acre parcel largely removed from the major population centers of greater Phoenix. Much has changed in the past twenty-five years; and today… Read the full press release