Qatar Duty Free and HMSHost opens Doha’s first Harvest Market restaurant in Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free, in partnership with HMSHost International, has opened Doha’s very first Harvest Market restaurant, providing travellers with an exciting open-air food market dining experience inside the Middle East’s only five-star terminal, Hamad International Airport (HIA). Open 24-hours and conveniently located in the main Departures Terminal… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes KLM’s inaugural flight from Amsterdam

London City Airport welcomes KLM’s inaugural flight from Amsterdam   LONDON, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (06/02/2017), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and London City Airport launched a new route between London City and Amsterdam, with the inaugural flight landing at 07:20 this morning. The first flight from Airport Amsterdam Schiphol received a festive welcome… Read the full press release

Chicago O’Hare International Airport welcomes new Frontier Airlines service between Chicago and San Antonio, Texas

CHICAGO, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Frontier Airlines recently announced that it will launch new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport and San Antonio International Airport beginning April 23, 2017. “We are excited that Frontier is adding new, nonstop service at O’Hare,” said Ginger S. Evans, Commissioner, Chicago Department of Aviation. “Adding San Antonio is great news for… Read the full press release

AAAE among the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group

Alexandria, VA, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) today (February 2, 2017) was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in Virginia by Virginia Business and Best Companies Group. This statewide survey and awards program recognizes the 100 best places of employment in Virginia benefiting the… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches 2 new Glasgow routes to Krakow and Madrid as part of its winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launches 2 new Glasgow routes to Krakow and Madrid as part of its winter 2017 schedule   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Feb-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (1 Feb) launched 2 new Glasgow International routes to Krakow (2 weekly) and Madrid (4 weekly), both beginning in October, as part of its… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European Flight Academy of the Lufthansa Group

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on www.austrianpilot.at VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to work closely with Business South for “Joining the Dots in Surrey” conference

Gatwick announced as headline sponsor of Business South Annual Conference 2017 Event will bring together business leaders from across Surrey to collaborate on continued prosperity in the region London, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is proud to announce it is to be the headline sponsor of this year’s ‘Joining the Dots in… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport set on completing recommendations by the Independent Arrivals Review

New Noise Management Board has brought community and industry together within formalised structure for the first time Significant progress made in key areas Four of the five largest operators of A320 aircraft will modify their entire fleets by December 2017 to reduce the noise impact on local residents LONDON, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Executive Directors of Leeds Bradford Airport holds private meeting with the Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling MP

Leeds, United Kingdom, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Last week, we welcomed Chris Grayling MP, Secretary of State for Transport to Leeds Bradford Airport. During his visit he had a private meeting with the Executive Directors of LBA and toured the airport’s facilities. Topics discussed included surface access to and from LBA, the significant… Read the full press release

Passengers to enjoy changes and developments at Leeds Bradford Airport this summer

Leeds, United Kingdom, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer 2017 is set to be even busier than ever at Leeds Bradford Airport, with new routes, even more capacity and a host of improvements set to be unveiled at the airport in time for the summer season. Jet 2.com are introducing new routes to Berlin,… Read the full press release

Luxury French-Italian brand Moncler boutique now in Harnad International Airport

The duty free store stocks the latest Moncler men’s and women’s collections and accessories DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) and luxury French-Italian brand Moncler have opened a dedicated boutique in Hamad International Airport (HIA) – launching the first permanent airport store for Moncler in the Middle East. Located in… Read the full press release

New British Airways flights from Manchester Airport and Stansted to operate on modern Embraer 190 jet aircraft

New British Airways flights from Manchester Airport and Stansted to operate on modern Embraer 190 jet aircraft   London, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to launch seven new routes from Manchester Airport this summer and three new destinations from Manchester’s sister airport Stansted. From May the airline will begin summer-only direct… Read the full press release

Cuba Travel Network and Silver Airways to provide travelers to Cuba with one unified platform for all their travel planning needs

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.,  2017-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, Cuba Travel Network and Silver Airways announce the launch of a new partnership that will provide airline passengers traveling to Cuba with one unified platform for all their travel planning needs at www.silverairways.com/cubatravelnetwork and cubatravelnetwork.com. The new partnership between Cuba Travel Network and Silver Airways signifies… Read the full press release

SAS announces summer 2017 schedule with new, direct route between Stockholm and Ibiza

During the summer of 2017 SAS now introduces a new, direct route between Stockholm and Ibiza Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is increasing the amounts of flights and seats to southern Europe the coming summer. Compared to last years summer program, 370,000 more seats will be available to Portugal, Croatia, Spain, Italy… Read the full press release

YYC announces 1.3% increase in passenger number and 1.7% increase in cargo volumes in 2016 vs. previous year

Calgary, AB, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) once again set new records for both passenger traffic and cargo volumes in 2016. YYC welcomed 15.7 million passengers in 2016, an increase of 1.3 per cent, while cargo volumes grew to a record 137,255 tonnes, an increase of 1.7 per cent increase… Read the full press release

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority to start $4.5 million enhancement program of Park Central parking

Morrisville, NC, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — To ensure that our Park Central parking deck will serve Triangle travelers for decades to come, the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority board awarded a $4.5 million contract to perform important asset preservation work beginning this March. The work includes improvements to concrete and steel surfaces as well as drainage… Read the full press release

CDA: “Airport Restaurant Week” is here! from January 27 through February 9

CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Will you be flying through one of Chicago’s airports over the next couple of weeks? Be sure to bring your appetite! The Chicago Department of Aviation’s award-winning “Airport Restaurant Week” returns to O’Hare and Midway International Airports beginning this Friday, January 27, 2017. This event features an impressive… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines takes part in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s TSAPrecheck® program

Eligible Spirit customers to receive expedited screening at security checkpoints of participating U.S. airports MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Do you love skipping the line? Spirit Airlines is excited to announce its participation in the U.S. Transportation Security Administration’s TSAPrecheck® program. Effective today, eligible Spirit customers can now speed up the security screening process… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar to Edmonton International Airport

HMSHost brings game-day dining experience to Canadian travellers Edmonton, AB 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ —  Ready, set, eat – Edmonton Eskimos Sports Bar, an exclusive new full-service dining venue by global restaurateur HMSHost is now open at Edmonton International Airport’s Domestic-International Departures Lounge. The restaurant and bar offers travellers an electric dining experience featuring game… Read the full press release

HMSHost and SoftBank Robotics America launch new pilot program with Pepper the humanoid robot at the Oakland International Airport

Pepper joins the team at Pyramid Ale Taproom to assist, inform and entertain travelers Oakland, CA,  2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost has joined forces with SoftBank Robotics America (SBRA), the North American arm of SoftBank Robotics Holdings, to launch a new pilot program with Pepper the humanoid robot at the Oakland… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines announces new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China)

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, announces the opening of new flights from Moscow to Urumqi (China). Tickets are available now. Direct flights will be performed to the airport of Urumqi starting April 30, 2017,on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Moscow airport Domodedovo at… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates Chinese New Year with a special Spring Festival inspired on-board menu

Festival menu draws inspiration from the Year of the Rooster to deliver delicious dishes on board and in Qatar Airways’ lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ —Qatar Airways is celebrating one of the most important annual events in the Chinese calendar, Chinese New Year, by serving a special Spring Festival inspired menu on… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes Ryanair’s new flights from Liverpool to Milan Malpensa for Winter 2017/18

Liverpool John Lennon Airport welcomes Ryanair’s new flights from Liverpool to Milan Malpensa for Winter 2017/18   LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is celebrating its first new route announcement of the year following today’s (26/01/2017) news that Ryanair will be adding flights from Liverpool to Milan Malpensa… Read the full press release

Shannon Group welcomes the Government’s €60 million action plan for rural development — ‘Realising our Rural Potential’

SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ —Shannon Group has welcomed the launch of ‘Realising our Rural Potential’, the €60 million action plan for rural development unveiled by Government. Speaking about the plan Matthew Thomas, CEO, Shannon Group said: “Our rural communities and regions are vital resources that need to be nurtured and supported. The… Read the full press release

Shannon Group plc announces planning application for a new aircraft hangar at Shannon Airport

SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group plc has confirmed that it has lodged a planning application with Clare County Council for a new aircraft hangar at Shannon Airport. The proposed development will comprise the construction of a new steel framed wide-bodied aircraft paint hangar and internal ancillary office space, workshops, plant… Read the full press release

London City Airport welcomes new café-bar concept Truman’s Brick Lane Brews

London City Airport welcomes new café-bar concept Truman’s Brick Lane Brews   LONDON, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Truman’s East London’s iconic brewery has launched Brick Lane Brews, a new café-bar concept, at London City Airport.  This new venture sees the brewery expand its offer to serve a quintessentially East End London menu from… Read the full press release

IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard integrated into UNCTAD automated customs management system

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) announced that IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard has now been fully integrated into ASYCUDA World, the UNCTAD automated customs management system used by 90 countries worldwide for their customs procedures. The integration of… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the new partner for the annual Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Northern Ireland Best Kept Awards is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year as it launches the search for entries under a new title sponsor. George Best Belfast City Airport has been announced as the new partner for the annual event, which is organised by the Northern… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines starts nonstop service from Hartford to Myrtle Beach, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale from April 27, 2017

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — What happens when you combine a revolutionary state with a revolutionary airline? You get the ultimate combo: Hartford’s Bradley International Airport (BDL) and Spirit Airlines, together at last! Beginning April 27, 2017, Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop service between BDL and the Orlando International Airport (MCO) and… Read the full press release

Oman Air daily Muscat to London flights moved to Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air is delighted to announce that both of its daily Muscat to London flights will arrive at and depart from Terminal 4 at London Heathrow Airport from January 31, 2017. Currently the twice daily Oman Air flights operate from Terminals 3 and 4; the presence at just… Read the full press release