Perth’s City of Culture Bid Submitted in Style With Virgin Trains

Virgin service carries city delegation to London to submit bid London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth’s bid for 2021 City of Culture status was seen off in style today (Apr 27, 2017 ) by Virgin Trains. A delegation representing Scotland’s newest city boarded Virgin’s Highland Chieftain service this morning at Perth Station to take… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains Helps Open New Alehouse to Attract Doncaster Customers

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains has helped open an alehouse at Doncaster station which has seen a disused Victorian buffet room transformed into a stunning new customer attraction. Russ Thompson’s passion for the history and heritage of his home town has combined with his love of real ale and an opportunity… Read the full press release

Cycling Fans Can Watch Tour De Yorkshire With Virgin Trains’ Extra Service

London, 2017-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains will run an additional train from London to take cycling fans to Harrogate on Saturday (29 April) to see the Tour de Yorkshire. The prestigious annual cycle race will hold its second stage from Tadcaster to Harrogate on Saturday afternoon, with the one-day Asda Women’s Tour… Read the full press release

Qantas Airways to expand the acceptance of China’s UnionPay cards

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Airways became the first Australian airline to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UnionPay International, China’s largest payment network provider, to expand the acceptance of UnionPay cards for payment across all Qantas customer touchpoints. The signing of the MOU took place yesterday at Qantas Mascot campus,… Read the full press release

The third series of Qantas’ Feels Like Home brand campaign will premiere on 30 April, 2017

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will premiere the third series of its Feels Like Home brand campaign this Sunday, 30 April. Filmed in Perth and London, the third series highlights Qantas’ history-making route between the two cities – which goes on sale today ahead of the first flights in March 2018. The… Read the full press release

Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route goes on sale

Sydney, Australia, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Australians can now book non-stop flights* from Australia to Europe for the first time, with tickets for Qantas’ Perth-London (Heathrow) route going on sale today. Daily flights on the history-making route begin on 24 March 2018 and form part of a new Melbourne-Perth-London return service. The services will… Read the full press release

English footballer Bobby Moore OBE will become Norwegian’s latest British tail fin hero

As part of the Bobby Moore Fund’s Football Shirt Friday, English footballer announced as the latest tail fin hero to appear on Norwegian’s aircraft Fornebu, Norway, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has announced that iconic English footballer Bobby Moore OBE will become its latest British tail fin hero to appear on the airline’s… Read the full press release

Norwegian Reward members can now earn points for shopping online at nearly 1,000 UK retailers

First low-cost airline loyalty scheme in UK to launch eShop for points earning New eShop features almost 1,000 popular UK retailers where members earn points Competition launched offering the chance to win £1,000 worth of points Fornebu, Norway, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian’s loyalty programme, Norwegian Reward, is continuing its UK… Read the full press release

The BOMBARDIER TRAXX Last Mile Locomotive delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators

Innovative Last Mile function delivers greater flexibility and energy efficiency to rail operators Montreal, Canada, 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The BOMBARDIER TRAXX AC Last Mile Locomotive has proven extremely successful in commercial use, primarily due to its flexibility and energy efficiency. These advantages are, in large part, due to the TRAXX locomotive’s Last… Read the full press release

Bombardier: Russian leasing company Ilyushin Finance Co. leases two Q400 to Jambojet of Kenya

Ilyushin Finance leases two aircraft to a subsidiary of Kenya Airways Montreal, Canada, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft confirms that Ilyushin Finance Co. (IFC) has converted an option on one Q400 aircraft to a firm order. The Moscow-based leasing company, now with two Q400 on firm order, has successfully concluded a… Read the full press release

RusLine to fly Leipzig/Halle to Moscow three times a week

RusLine is linking Leipzig/Halle and Moscow from 19 April onwards. The Russian regional airline will fly to Moscow Domodedovo three times a week. Germany, 2017-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Russian capital’s largest airport offers many connecting flights to domestic and international destinations; express trains link the airport to the city centre (Paveletskaya station)… Read the full press release

Bombardier comments on Boeing’s filing with U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier is aware of the case that Boeing has filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, and we are closely reviewing the filing. Bombardier structures its commercial dealings to ensure compliance with the laws and regulations of the jurisdictions in which we… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s innovative Challenger 350 business jet in LA for the annual Milken Institute Global Conference

Offering a smooth ride, access to baggage at any altitude and a true 3,200 nm range, the Challenger 350 jet is the most purposefully designed super midsize aircraft The best-selling jet of the last decade, no other super midsize jet goes full range with full fuel and at full seat capacity Enhancements in design and… Read the full press release

Bombardier CS100 aircraft receives its steep approach certifications

Certifications follow the completion of steep approach demonstration flights at London City Airport in March The CS100 aircraft will offer new opportunities to airlines for operations at challenging airports around the world Montréal, Canada, 2017-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Transport Canada and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)… Read the full press release

New bus service to connect Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport

New service between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of a new look fleet of buses will commence a new service on Sunday 30 April 2017 connecting Weston-super-Mare and Bristol Airport. The new A3 AirportFlyer service will commence on Sunday 30th April having been successfully tendered and won by First… Read the full press release

Viking Ocean Cruises® and Fincantieri sign contract for the construction of two additional cruise ships

Los Angeles, 2017-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingcruises.com) and Fincantieri signed a memorandum of agreement for the construction of two additional cruise ships, with an option for another two. The new builds will be sister ships to the six already ordered and will enter Viking’s fleet in 2021 and 2022, respectively…. Read the full press release

The brand new San Juan-based FBO will be renamed to Jet Aviation San Juan

Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation and the San Juan-based Pazos FBO, located at the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico, recently signed an FBO management agreement. The FBO will be managed by Jet Aviation and rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan. “This enables us to continue to provide the very best in… Read the full press release

De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18, 2017

Calgary, Canada, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In a follow up to the establishment of the De Beers Canada Operational Support Centre at YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC) last July, De Beers Canada and The Calgary Airport Authority are pleased to announce that De Beers’ Alberta-based employee charter flights will relocate to YYC beginning July 18,… Read the full press release

Fraport AG to support Bahrain Airport Company in managing a comprehensive Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) program

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed signed an agreement with German-based Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide for the provision of support services for the new terminal being built as part of Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) Modernization Programme (AMP). The signing was… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company participated in the 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), participated in the 12th Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly, Conference and Exhibition, which took place from 10 to 12 April in Doha, Qatar. The annual event gathers aviation leaders including CEOs, airport senior… Read the full press release

New lounge/concierge services aimed at further improving the passenger travel experience at Bahrain International Airport (BIA) launched

Bahrain, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), announces the upcoming launch of “Hala Bahrain” , a new company offering a range of services aimed at further improving the passenger travel experience at BIA. The newly registered company, with a paid up capital of… Read the full press release

Melissa Cooper becomes Manager of the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

Kansas City , 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is pleased to announce the transition of Melissa Cooper, A.A.E., to a new role as Manager of the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (IATA: MKC). Cooper is now responsible for the overall operation and management of the airport in the heart of… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the first airline to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753

Qatar Airways Meets Requirements One Year In Advance Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has become the first airline in the world to achieve compliance with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Resolution 753 at its hub in Hamad International Airport (HIA). The resolution requires the airline to track every piece… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to showcase its unique premium travel experience Qsuite at Arabian Travel Market

World’s leading airline to showcase the revolutionary ‘FIRST IN BUSINESS CLASS’ experience at this year’s Arabian Travel Market Qatar Airways set to reveal another ‘first’ at the airline’s much-anticipated annual press conference Each year thousands of visitors attend Qatar Airways’ exhibition stand to learn of the airline’s future developments and expansion plans Doha, Qatar, 2017-Apr-22… Read the full press release

Space Food Offered To Passengers of S7 Airlines

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — On the Cosmonautics Day, the 12th of April, S7 Airlines offers passengers of some flights the unusual meals in tubes eaten by real cosmonauts. The passengers of S7 Airlines flights from Moscow to Samara, Yekaterinburg, Kaliningrad, Chelyabinsk, and on the return flights to Moscow will be able to try out the space food. During the in-flight service, the flight attendants… Read the full press release

Non-stop Flights to Kherson Now Offered By UIA

Ukraine International Airlines launches non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Kherson. Currently, the carrier`s operates domestic flights between the capital and nine regional destinations. Ukraine, 2017-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Daily flights connecting Kiev and Kherson are operated on Embraer 145 and Embraer 190 aircraft with two-class cabin configuration – Business Class and Economy Class…. Read the full press release

Bombardier Business Aircraft Reiterates its Commitment to the Asian Market With Leading Products and Services

Singapore Service Centre continues to expand its capabilities and certifications to better serve customers New Bombardier Business Aircraft Tianjin Service Centre was inaugurated on April 7, 2017 Bombardier’s Challenger 350, Challenger 650 and Global 6000 aircraft on display at ABACE Shanghai, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Business Aircraft reiterated its commitment to the Asian market ahead of… Read the full press release

Zetta Jet’s New Delivery of Global 6000 Business Jet To Continue Offering Passengers Superior Comfort

The Global 6000 aircraft is equipped with Bombardier’s leading-edge cabin entertainment system and the industry’s fastest worldwide inflight internet connectivity Zetta Jet boasts a fleet of Global and Challenger 650 business jets, with a fleet utilization rate among the highest of any charter operator With the widest cabin in its class and an exceptionally smooth… 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

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