HMSHost kicks off unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community

HMSHost travels the country to spread messages of love with airport travelers BETHESDA, MD, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — This Valentine’s Day season, global restaurateur HMSHost is making more connections with travelers across the country as part of a unique campaign to explore the theme of love and travel within the airport community. HMSHost invites travelers… Read the full press release

Massachusetts Port Authority approves $2m investment for capital improvements to prepare for the Sail Boston 2017

BOARD APPROVES INVESTMENT IN CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR LANDMARK EVENT  BOSTON, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 19, 2017), the Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors voted to approve a $2 million investment for capital improvements to prepare for ships that will berth at Massport properties and the crowds expected at waterfront viewing… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport reports for record 1.2 million passengers in 2016

Doncaster, England, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport has reported its best year ever, after checking in a record 1.2 million passengers in 2016. The airport, which launched 15 new routes in 2016 to destinations including Paris, Dublin, Jersey, Sofia and Cluj, beat its previous busiest year (2007) by 11%. Passenger numbers… Read the full press release

Images of some of today’s biggest recording artists as a unique welcome to the entertainment capital of the world at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Looking for stars at LAX? You can find their images on curbside columns in the Central Terminal Area (CTA) of Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). In a special partnership with The Recording Academy and its annual GRAMMY Awards, multiple high-visibility columns have been wrapped with this… Read the full press release

British Airways makes number of changes on its flights to and from China and Hong Kong

LONDON, 2017-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has made a number of changes to the service customers will receive on flights to and from China and Hong Kong to make travellers feel more at home on board. New dark blue slippers will be introduced in Club World and World Traveller Plus ahead of Chinese… Read the full press release

Explore the world’s most luxurious private jets via 360 degree interactive panoramic photography at qatarexec.com.qa

Exclusive travel experience begins online with new interactive website Global travellers can access VIP enquiry services and flight availability at their convenience DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The ultimate travel experience begins with a visit to Qatar Executive’s newly designed website www.qatarexec.com.qa where clients can explore the world’s most luxurious private jets via… Read the full press release

HMSHost and restaurateur April Spears bring Super Duper Burgers to San Francisco International Airport

SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, in partnership with San Francisco restaurateur, April Spears, brings beloved Super Duper Burgers to San Francisco International Airport as part of a new six-year contract valued at $33 million. This will be the first airport location for the San Francisco-based burger joint. Super Duper Burgers… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces re-start of operations from Lviv, Ukraine

NEW WIZZ ROUTE FROM LVIV TO WROCLAW Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today its re-start of operations from Lviv, which will become the carrier’s second Ukrainian airport with a new low fare route from Lviv to… Read the full press release

Flybe increases flights on its Dublin routes to and from Exeter and Southampton over the St Patrick’s Day weekend

Leading regional airline adds extra flights to and from Exeter and Southampton for key national celebration due to public demand. Exeter, United Kingdom, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added four extra return flights on two of its most popular Dublin routes specifically those to and from Exeter and Southampton… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways opens the new and luxurious Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport

Airline celebrates the official opening of the new Qatar Airways Premium Lounge at Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker confirms July start date of direct flights to Nice PARIS, France, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker,… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host second-annual Ticket to Taste at O’Hare International Airport on January 24

CHICAGO, 2017-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) invites the public to experience first-class dining at O’Hare International Airport on January 24. The second-annual Ticket to Taste is a one-time opportunity for non-travelers to enjoy Terminal 5. No boarding pass required! Ticket to Taste will take place in O’Hare’s International Terminal 5 from… Read the full press release

Kansas City Aviation Department partners with KCP&L to install 27 two-plug EV charging stations in parking lots at Kansas City International Airport

Kansas, MO, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Kansas City travelers who own electric vehicles can be even more charged up about their next trip! No longer will they need to worry if their vehicle batteries have enough charge to drive home when they land. That’s because the Kansas City Aviation Department has teamed up… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport begins work on its £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall

BRISTOL, Enland, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Latest improvements will enhance arrivals experience for passengers Work will begin on Monday 16th January on a £2.3 million project to enlarge and enhance the immigration hall at Bristol Airport.   On completion in April, it will take the number of passport control points from the current ten to a… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces the appointment of Tim Norwood as Chief Planning Officer

New Chief Planning Officer to review Gatwick’s Masterplan and help deliver airport’s £1.2 billion investment programme Previous experience includes EDF Energy and BAA Gatwick’s second runway director to retire, but remains as advisor LONDON, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Tim Norwood – the man who secured planning consent for Hinkley Point C, the UK’s first… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to sponsor 2017 Crawley STEMfest and the Big Bang Fair South East

Part of airport’s strategy to help boost local employment opportunities and skills development Fairs expected to attract thousands of students and teachers from across the region LONDON, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is to take over as the headline sponsors of two of the most important events for schools and colleges in the… Read the full press release

Air France announces 6 times a week flights to Cairo on board its Boeing 787

PARIS, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On 9 January 2017, Air France inaugurated its Boeing 787’s first commercial flight to Cairo. Customers can now travel to Cairo on board this innovative new aircraft up to 6 times a week. Equipped with the latest new travel cabins, the Boeing 787 has 30 seats in Business,… Read the full press release

Air France introduces new dishes signed by two Michelin-starred chef Jean Sulpice for Business class passengers

PARIS, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the next three months, Air France’s Business class customers on board long-haul and medium-haul flights* on departure from Paris will be able to enjoy new dishes signed by Jean Sulpice. JEAN SULPICE, A TWO MICHELIN-STARRED CHEF IN THE BUSINESS CABIN To continue to surprise its customers while promoting… Read the full press release

British Airways is in search for three jazz musicians to perform on a VIP Mardi Gras party flight to New Orleans

LONDON, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — #BuskForYourSeat to join BA’s sold-out Mardi Gras party flight British Airways is on the hunt to find and showcase three undiscovered jazz musicians. The airline is looking for the next Louis Armstrong to perform during a sky high gig on a VIP party flight to the home of jazz…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada

Announces 11th USA route starting 8 January 2018 Award-winning airline celebrating its 10th anniversary of serving the United States DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to passenger demand, Qatar Airways has proudly announced it will commence four times weekly, non-stop service to Las Vegas, Nevada, starting 8 January 2018. The new route… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers

New multi-purpose bag is all about the content DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of an ongoing upgrade across its portfolio of on-board products, Qatar Airways will introduce new amenity kits to Economy Class passengers from this month. With a focus on simplicity and functionality, the new kits include products designed to… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines announces four new nonstop daily routes from Portland to Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Baltimore and Albuquerque

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines is bringing four new markets to customers in the Rose City. New seasonal service will include Portland–Philadelphia starting May 22; Portland–Milwaukee, Wisconsin, starting June 5; and Portland–Baltimore starting June 6. New nonstop service between Portland-Albuquerque will start Aug. 18 and operate year-round. “We’re super excited to… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines announces 10 new routes for summer

DAILY NONSTOP FLIGHTS TO/FROM HOUSTON, NEW ORLEANS, BALTIMORE/WASHINGTON AND DETROIT MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you dreaming of summer? The barbecues, baseball games and weekend getaways might feel like a distant memory, but it’s never too early to start planning your next summer adventure. Spirit Airlines is here to help, announcing… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines names Thomas M. Nealon as President and Michael G. Van de Ven as Chief Operating Officer

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary C. Kelly today announced changes to the Company’s executive Leadership ranks with Thomas M. Nealon named as President and Michael G. Van de Ven named as the airline’s Chief Operating Officer. These changes are effective immediately. In… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport and MomDoc Charities provide new “mother’s rooms” for traveling mothers and their baby or toddler

MESA, Ariz., 2017-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, in coordination with MomDoc Charities, has a new feature for traveling mothers who are nursing or just need a quiet place for their baby or toddler; two “mother’s rooms” conveniently located after the security screening in the terminal and near baggage claim. The Mother’s Rooms… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces 17 new routes and new base of operations and service from Louisville, Kentucky

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

LAS VEGAS, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today is celebrating the start of the new year by announcing 17 new routes, a new base of operations and service from a new U.S. city: Louisville, Kentucky. To celebrate this expansion, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low… Read the full press release

China Airlines deploys its new Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft for its flights between Vienna Airport and Taipei

VIENNA, Austria,, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective immediately, China Airlines will deploy a new Airbus A350-900XWB aircraft on its three weekly flights between Vienna and Taipei. Thus China Airlines is the first airline to offer scheduled flight service to Vienna Airport on an Airbus A350. Within the context of a press briefing and photo… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport expands its Airport City; starts construction work on enlarging its Air Cargo Center

Expanded Air Cargo Center to be put into operation by the end of 2017   Vienna Airport is making another key investment to expand its Airport City, starting construction work on enlarging its Air Cargo Center and adding one-third more space (15,000 m²). The project will be implemented at a cost of about € 16… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport welcomes Aer Lingus’ announcement of earlier morning flights from Shannon to Heathrow

More business-friendly timing welcomed SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has today announced that their daily morning service from Shannon to Heathrow will now depart at the earlier time of 7.30am. The enhanced timing will come into effect from 26th March 2017 and will offer enhanced business connectivity from the region. “We’re… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport announces record airlift of 76 Irish thoroughbreds from Shannon to Beijing

All animals on board BBA Ireland airlift purchased by Chinese businessman Zhang Yuesheng Airlift shows potential of emerging market for Irish bloodstock SHANNON, Ireland, 2017-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A major leap in developing the lucrative China market for Irish bloodstock has been made with a record airlift of 76 Irish thoroughbreds from Shannon Airport…. Read the full press release

American Airlines announces new service to New York City’s La Guardia airport from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional airport

Roanoke, Virginia, 2017-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Roanoke Regional Airport Commission is pleased to  announce that American Airlines will add a second non-stop daily departure to New York City’s La Guardia airport from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional airport effective January 9, 2017.  The additional flight will increase service to twice daily Monday – Friday and once… Read the full press release