HMSHost to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock through 2028

HMSHost to open new Chili’s and Chick-fil-A locations LITTLE ROCK, AR, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — HMSHost, along with ACDBE partner JQ Enterprises, Inc., has been awarded a 10-year food & beverage contract extension to continue operating dining locations at Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport in Little Rock.  The extension will run from… Read the full press release

Norwegian further expands in London Gatwick with new direct service to Rhodes

17 additional flights to the Mediterranean, Norway and Demark added for summer 2017 LONDON, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian is continuing its expansion at London Gatwick with a new direct service to Rhodes, with fares from just £29.90 one-way. Launching just in time for a summer break, Norwegian’s inaugural flight to Rhodes… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport reports of 5.4 percent increase in passenger number in 2016 vs. 2015

Kansas City, MO, 2017-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that 11,041,750 passengers traveled through Kansas City International Airport in 2016, up 5.4 percent from 2015. December totals were up 5.9 percent from 2015 figures, with 897,445 passengers arriving and departing through KCI gates during the month…. Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports hosted Jaheziya team a tour to showcase the Midfield Terminal Fire Station

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports’ executive management hosted a team from Tawazun Safety, Security and Disaster Management City, “Jaheziya”, for a site tour to showcase the Midfield Terminal Fire Station. Jaheziya is a leading company that provides training services in the fields of safety, security, and firefighting…. Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop seasonal service from Cleveland, Ohio to Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport

ALLEGIANT'S SEVEN YEAR ANNIVERSARY - PRESS CONFERENCE AND "PACK YOUR BAGS" FLYAWAY CONTEST

MESA, Ariz., 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Feb. 17, 2017) launches new, nonstop seasonal service to Phoenix, Arizona via the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport from Cleveland, Ohio. To celebrate, the company, known for its exceptional travel deals, is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $80.* “We’re… Read the full press release

Boutique Air now accommodates passengers with TSA Pre✓® status at major sterile airports

San Francisco, CA, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Boutique Air announces today that the airline can now accommodate all passengers with TSA Pre✓ ® status at major sterile airports. The capability is a positive step forward for the community-sized carrier, which offers service between Essential Air Service (EAS) communities and larger hubs. “We are very… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches new pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’

Pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’ to help guests avoid last moment fare hikes Includes host of attractive privileges such as transferability and zero cancellation charges MUMBAI, India, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In yet another first-of-its-kind initiative in the Indian aviation space, Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced the availability of a new pre-paid… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to open its 28th base at London Luton Airport in the United Kingdom

THREE NEW ROUTES TO OPERATE FROM JUNE 2017 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it will open its 28th base on 18 June 2017 at London Luton Airport in the United Kingdom with one new Airbus A320 aircraft. London Luton… Read the full press release

Flybe brings back weekly service between Cardiff and Dusseldorf from 1st April 2017

Leading regional airline expands 2017 Summer schedule from Cardiff Airport with weekly flights to new German base EXETER, United Kingdom, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has announced the return of its weekly Saturday service between Cardiff and Dusseldorf starting on 1st April 2017. Flights are available to book now at… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route from Wroclaw, Poland to Reykjavik, Iceland

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new route from Wroclaw to the popular leisure destination of Reykjavik. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 31 May and operate with two weekly flights, on Wednesdays and Sundays. Seats on the new… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to start operating flights from Frankfurt Airport to Sofia, Bulgaria and Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it will start operating low-fare flights from Frankfurt Airport launching two new routes to Sofia and Budapest, the capitals of Bulgaria and Hungary. The newest WIZZ services will commence on 22 May and 15… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches first direct flight from Prague, Czech Republic to Reykjavik, Iceland

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a direct connection between the Czech Republic and Iceland. The newest WIZZ low fare service, that is the first direct flight from Prague to Reykjavik, will commence on 31 May and will be operated twice… Read the full press release

British Airways launches service to Milan from London City Airport and Stansted Airport

LONDON, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is launching new year-round services to Milan, Italy from two London airports in April. The new routes to Milan’s Linate Airport will start from London City Airport on April 24 and from Stansted Airport on April 29. There will be two flights a day on week… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport to provide safe and interesting places for spotters in Zaventem and Steenokkerzeel

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Each day, dozens of spotters come to Brussels Airport. The large diversity of airlines, the special aircraft and the dynamism attract quite a few plane spotters to the airport, some of them from across the border. Brussels Airport wants to provide safe and interesting places for spotters where… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport implements number of improvements as a result of its ‘Join the BRU Crew’ project

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Free drop-off zone, improved signage and more check-in locations: the first initiatives to come out of Brussels Airport’s ‘Join the BRU Crew’ survey. Last summer, Brussels Airport launched the ‘Join the BRU Crew’ project, aimed at collecting feedback from travellers on what they feel is going well… Read the full press release

Yorkshire’s Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes Flybe’s new service to Palma, Majorca this summer

Yorkshire’s Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes Flybe’s new service to Palma, Majorca this summer   Doncaster, England, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers from Yorkshire’s Doncaster Sheffield Airport will be able to fly to Palma this summer with Flybe, as the low cost airline announces its latest new route. Tickets for the twice weekly flights from… Read the full press release

Los Angeles International Airport installs EV charging stations in Parking Structure 7

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Responding to the ever-growing number of electric vehicles (EVs) on Southern California’s roadways, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has installed 18 Level 2 EV charging stations in Parking Structure 7 (across from Terminal 7).  The new chargers bring the number of Level 2 EV charging stations at LAX… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches direct service to Skopje, Macedonia beginning 17 July 2017

From 17 July airline will connect the Republic of Macedonia to more than 150 destinations worldwide through its home and hub, Hamad International Airport Four-weekly flights from Doha to Skopje will operate with an Airbus A320 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today confirmed the start date of its long-awaited scheduled… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to open its newly renovated Sakura Lounge at Bangkok Airport

Popular, long-established Japanese restaurant to provide new menus TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) will open its totally renovated Sakura Lounge at Bangkok Airport (Suvarnabhumi International Airport) on March 1, 2017. With the aim of creating a relaxed and comfortable environment to meet our customer requirements, JAL redesigned and upgraded its… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Russia’s S7 Airlines announce expanded codeshare agreement

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Russia’s S7 Airlines (S7), both members of the oneworld® alliance, have agreed to further expand their codeshare cooperation by adding 4 new Russia-domestic destinations to JAL’s network starting February 16, 2017. JAL’s codeshare routes in Russia will be increased from the current 15 to… Read the full press release

The world’s first Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 landed at Frankfurt Airport

The world’s first Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 landed at Frankfurt Airport   FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — This Tuesday, a very special guest made its debut at Frankfurt Airport. The world’s first Lufthansa Airbus A350-900 landed at the Rhine-Main airport at 11:34 a.m. Staff on board the plane with the special flight number… Read the full press release

Lufthansa promoted Premium Economy Class in Frankfurt through VR glasses

FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Afternoon at a gate at Frankfurt’s Terminal 1. Put on your VR glasses and off you go: take a look at your surroundings from the comfort of your very own seat in Premium Economy Class and see how much space you have around you. The virtual experience… Read the full press release

CAA, Heathrow Airport Ltd, and the Heathrow airline community appoint Jeff Halliwell as the chair of the Consumer Challenge Board

LONDON, 2017-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Heathrow Airport Ltd, and the Heathrow airline community are pleased to confirm the appointment of Jeff Halliwell as the chair of the Consumer Challenge Board (CCB), a new independent body that will challenge and scrutinise Heathrow Airport Limited (HAL) to ensure its business… Read the full press release

Shannon Group announces Irish Children’s Arthritis Network and Galway’s Ábalta Special School for students with Autism and Special Needs as charity partners

Shannon Group announces Irish Children’s Arthritis Network and Galway’s Ábalta Special School for students with Autism and Special Needs as charity partners   Shannon Group staff has raised €160k for charity since 2014 Shannon Group has strengthened the finances of two deserving charities after its 2016 fund raising activities generated a total of €76,000. SHANNON,… Read the full press release

Ireland’s travel event Holiday Show to be held at UL Arena on 18th and 19th of February

SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking holidays early this year is essential, with last minute deals set to be few and far between due to the rush to snap up holidays in the most popular destinations, organisers of the Holiday Show, in association with Shannon Airport, have stated. The show, which will be… Read the full press release

Charleston Beer Works opens at Charleston International Airport

Charleston International Airport (CHS)   BUFFALO, N.Y. and CHARLESTON, S.C., 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Delaware North has announced the opening of Charleston Beer Works at Charleston International Airport (CHS), which marks the eighth new concept for the company at CHS in the past 18 months. The popular eatery, which will be located in Concourse… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Doncaster Rovers announces new partnership

Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Doncaster Rovers announces new partnership   Doncaster, England, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport and Doncaster Rovers have today announced a new partnership which will see them working together to promote the airport’s new and expanded destinations across Europe and the rest of the world to fans and… Read the full press release

Flughafen Zürich AG board of directors nominates Josef Felder and Stephan Gemkow as new members

ZURICH, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — At this year’s general meeting of shareholders on April 20, 2017, two new representatives of the board of directors will be appointed. The board of directors nominates Josef Felder and Stephan Gemkow as new board members to the general meeting of shareholders. Two current members of the board… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports optimises coordination of shuttle buses with Intelligent Traffic System at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports continues to use technology to improve service and boost capacity as part of its DXB Plus programme designed to elevate capacity at Dubai International (DXB) to 118 million by 2023. The latest innovation takes the form of an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS), which optimises the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group creates a new company to manage and operate Hamad International Airport

Qatar Airways Group creates a new company to manage and operate Hamad International Airport   DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Executive Board of Directors of Qatar Airways Group in its meeting on Tuesday 31st of January 2017 announced the establishment of a new company to manage and operate Hamad International Airport (HIA),… Read the full press release