JPA Design to design the cabin interior for flydubai’s 737 MAXs

JPA Design to design the cabin interior for flydubai’s 737 MAXs   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier, flydubai, today (April 4, 2017 ) announced that it has appointed international transport design specialist JPA Design to design the cabin interior for its new fleet of aircraft. The announcement was made at… Read the full press release

flydubai to equip its new Boeing MAX 8 fleet with seats from German aircraft seat manufacturer

flydubai to equip its new Boeing MAX 8 fleet with seats from German aircraft seat manufacturer The airline will equip its new Boeing MAX 8 fleet with seats from the German seat manufacturer Dubai, UAE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier flydubai and the German aircraft seat manufacturer Recaro Aircraft Seating today (April… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to connect Warsaw, Poland with Agadir in Morocco

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (04. APRIL, 2017) announced a new sunny route from Poland. Starting on 30 June, the newest WIZZ service will connect Warsaw with Agadir in Morocco with two weekly flights. Seats are already on sale and can… 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

Visit Omaha appoints Tracie McPherson as Director of Communications

OMAHA, NE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Visit Omaha, the official tourism authority for the City of Omaha, is proud to announce Tracie McPherson as Director of Communications, a new position at the organization. As Director of Communications, McPherson will focus on generating editorial coverage of the Omaha area through work with local, national and… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts launches mobile app and member rate program to enhance its points-based hotel rewards program

Travelers who book a stay through the app by April 21 will earn 25,000 bonus points NEWPORT BEACH, CALIFORNIA, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to consumers’ increasing desires to manage travel plans directly from their smartphones – and make sure they are getting the best deal while doing so – Preferred Hotels… Read the full press release

Concur collaborates with AirAsia Group to help businesses reduce their corporate travel spend

Concur collaborates with AirAsia Group to help businesses reduce their corporate travel spend   SINGAPORE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur, an SAP company and one of the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has announced a collaboration with AirAsia Group that will help Concur Travel customers access regular and… 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

Embraer selects Panasonic Avionics Corporation to provide inflight entertainment and connectivity for the E-Jets E2

Hamburg, Germany, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer announced today (April 5, 2017) that it has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) to provide inflight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) for the E-Jets E2, the second generation of E-Jets family of commercial aircraft. The new contract extended the partnership between the two companies, with Panasonic offering… Read the full press release

Savis and Bradar and Rockwell Collins to jointly evaluate business opportunities in defense applications

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Savis and Bradar, affiliated companies to Embraer Defense & Security, and Rockwell Collins announced today (April 4, 2017) at LAAD Defence & Security a cooperation agreement to jointly evaluate business opportunities in defense applications. This initiative will enhance Savis and Bradar activities in the international market,… Read the full press release

Hawker Pacific Asia joins Embraer Authorised MRO Network to support the ERJ family of commercial jets

Singapore, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer has appointed Hawker Pacific Asia’s MRO facility in Singapore as the authorised service centre for the ERJ 135 and ERJ 145 commercial jets for the Asia Pacific region. They are now part of the Embraer Authorised MRO Network to support the ERJ family of commercial jets operating globally…. Read the full press release

Embraer Executive Jets delivers the first Phenom 100EV to U.S. customer

Embraer Executive Jets delivers the first Phenom 100EV to U.S. customer   São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ —Embraer Executive Jets delivered the first Phenom 100EV to an undisclosed U.S. customer, on March 31. The new aircraft model was certified by Brazil’s ANAC and by the FAA. An evolution… Read the full press release

Embraer establishes the Embraer Foundation in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer today ( April 3, 2017 ) announced the establishment of the Embraer Foundation, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Company’s U.S. headquarters. The new foundation is a sister organization to the Brazil-based Embraer Institute (Instituto Embraer), which has led the social investment initiatives of the Company since… 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

Emirates SkyCargo launches suite of solutions to maintain the freshness of perishables during transportation

DUBAI, U.A.E.,, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has launched Emirates SkyFresh – a suite of solutions that help maintain the freshness of perishables and fresh consumables during transportation. Emirates SkyFresh brings together Emirates SkyCargo’s state of the art infrastructure at its hub in Dubai, a modern fleet… Read the full press release

Neil Mills named Chief Transformation Officer at airberlin

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Neil Mills, currently Chief Strategy & Planning Officer at airberlin, will take up the new post of Chief Transformation Officer with immediate effect and lead a newly created division which will work across the whole airline to strengthen the overall performance of the company. airberlin’s CEO Thomas… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces the winners of its prestigious 2017 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Awards

Choice Hotels announces the winners of its prestigious 2017 Platinum and Gold Hospitality Awards   ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is honoring the highest rated properties within its portfolio of more than 6,500 franchised hotels around the world by announcing… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels converts Brookwood Inn near Duke University in Durham, N.C. into a Cambria hotel & suites property

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), one of the world’s largest hotel companies, has converted the former Brookwood Inn near Duke University in Durham, N.C., into a Cambria hotel & suites property. This $8 million transformation was completed this winter and the hotel officially became a Cambria hotel… Read the full press release

Pennsylvania Tourism Office unveils latest edition of its annual Happy Traveler guide

State College, PA, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (April 3, 2017), Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary Carrie Fischer Lepore unveiled the latest edition of the Pennsylvania Tourism Office’s annual Happy Traveler guide to an audience of key hospitality and tourism industry leaders at the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) Conference… 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

IGLTA and PATA support a Nepalese tourism student to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 34th Annual Global Convention

IGLTA and PATA support a Nepalese tourism student to the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 34th Annual Global Convention   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The IGLTA Foundation has partnered with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) to provide a unique opportunity for a tourism student from Nepal to attend the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s… Read the full press release

Aeroflot again honored with Randstad Award as Russia’s best employer in the transport industry

Moscow, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has once again won the prestigious Randstad Award as the best employer in the transport industry in Russia. Russia’s most attractive employers are awarded every year based on the results of the world’s biggest employer branding survey. In 2017, 26 countries took part in the project. The… 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

TAP launches new flight to Valencia, Spain

TAP launches new flight to Valencia, Spain   Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Spanish market is of high importance to TAP • The airline is adding a new flight to its operation • 23 new weekly frequencies to Spain in 2017 TAP will operate, as from June 13th, a new flight… 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

Faeez Fadhlillah, Tripfez CEO and co-founder named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future

Faeez Fadhlillah, Tripfez CEO and co-founder named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future   BANGKOK, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Faeez Fadhlillah, CEO and co-founder of the travel booking engine Tripfez, is today (March 30, 2017) named as the 2017 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour open… Read the full press release

Aeroflot introduces its first English-language in-flight magazine

Moscow, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has launched its first English-language in-flight magazine to cater for its ever-growing numbers of international passengers. As well as offering entertainment, the magazine will also help inform travellers about Russia, particularly those who are visiting the country for the first time. Each issue of Aeroflot magazine will… 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

CHICAGO: FREE outdoor concerts from June 12 to August 21 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

CHICAGO, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2017 Millennium Park Summer Music Series will offer an exciting line-up of FREE outdoor concerts every Monday and Thursday, June 12 – August 21 (except where noted) at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. The music series features a wide variety of genre-defying music from top… Read the full press release

Roja Perfumes join Oman Air’s exclusive portfolio of on-board products

Roja Perfumes join Oman Air’s exclusive portfolio of on-board products   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline for the Sultanate of Oman, will be adding to its exclusive portfolio of on-board products with a brand new collaboration with Roja Perfumes exclusively available to First and Business Class guests…. Read the full press release