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

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

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

Amadeus partners with Distribusion and Betterez to enhance bus operators’ offer worldwide

Amadeus partners with Distribusion and Betterez to enhance bus operators’ offer worldwide   MADRID, SPAIN, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel room? Check. Flight? Check. Taxi to the airport? Check. What about getting from the airport to your hotel in the city centre? An airport transfer bus could be the best option. Chances are,… Read the full press release

Stagecoach supports the expansion of the Scottish charity Mary’s Meals’ global feeding programme

PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Support by Stagecoach Group for the Scottish charity Mary’s Meals has helped add more than 200 schools to its global feeding programme over the past 12 months. Stagecoach donated £70,000 to the charity’s ‘Feed Our Future’ campaign last year, with a further £30,000 of support coming from Chairman Sir… Read the full press release

NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption extended and revised

Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a 24-month extension to the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Small Aircraft Exemption and removed onerous limitations of the exemption’s applicability to operations outside the U.S. Effective today through March 31, 2019, the exemption allows NBAA members who operate small aircraft… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport launches its new summer timetable

In tandem with the start of Daylight Saving Time on 26th March, Brussels Airport is launching its new summer timetable which runs until October. The summer timetable includes 10 new destinations and welcomes two new airlines to Brussels Airport. Brussels, Belgium, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport is expanding its network with 10 new… Read the full press release

First Essex launches brand new bus service ‘57’ from Beaulieu into Chelmsford from 2nd April

United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Local bus operator First Essex is launching a brand new bus service ‘57’ from Beaulieu into Chelmsford from 2nd April. The direct service will provide residents with a fast journey time of less than 20 minutes into Chelmsford city centre and with arrival times coordinated with rail… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport becomes the first European airport to open sensory room for passengers with autism

Ireland, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — In the latest in a long list of aviation firsts on a global, European and national scale developed at Shannon, the sensory room off the airport’s Departure Lounge will offer a relaxing environment for passengers ahead of their flight. Designed by Adam & Friends, it is tailored to… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivers Porter Airlines’ 29th Q400 airliner

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Porter Airlines and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the airline’s fleet has grown to 29 aircraft with Bombardier’s delivery of another Q400 turboprop. Porter exclusively flies Q400 airliners. Porter’s home base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is known as one of the world’s best urban… Read the full press release

Bombardier C Series aircraft successfully flew non-stop from London City Airport to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City

The CS100 would offer the only economically viable commercial option for direct intercontinental flights from London City to John F. Kennedy Airport Flight follows the completion of steep approach demonstration flights at London City Airport CS100 aircraft expected to receive Transport Canada and EASA steep approach certifications in the second quarter of 2017 Montréal, Canada,… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation delivers SITEUR’s first TEG-15 train in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico

TEG-15 train arrives for commissioning on Guadalajara’s Line 1 New and improved light rail vehicles being manufactured in Mexico on time BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today the arrival of the first TEG-15 model light rail vehicle (LRV) in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico. The vehicle… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation and HARTASUMA to deliver additional 27 INNOVIA Metro 300 trains for Kelana Jaya LRT Line in Malaysia

Driverless INNOVIA vehicles set to increase urban connectivity for an estimated 10 million residents across Malaysia’s Klang Valley by 2020 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation and its local partner HARTASUMA SDN BHD announced today that they will deliver an additional 27 BOMBARDIERINNOVIA Metro 300 trains for… Read the full press release

Norwegian’s UK subsidiary becomes the latest member of Airlines UK

LONDON, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK subsidiary of Norwegian has become the latest member of Airlines UK, the industry body that represents UK-registered carriers. The UK is playing an increasingly important role in Norwegian’s growth and in 2016 the airline flew 4.5 million passengers to and from 4 UK airports, with further… Read the full press release

IATA calls on Canadian Government to improve the competitiveness of its aviation sector

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the Canadian Government to improve the competitiveness of its aviation sector by prioritizing the elimination of Crown Rents over consideration of airport privatization. “The Canadian government has already pocketed about C$5 billion as the historical landlord of airport property. That’s a… Read the full press release

Enterprise Holdings announced as the newest Corporate Member of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists

PROSSER, Wash., 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings Inc. has been announced as the newest Corporate Member of the Society of Collision Repair Specialists (SCRS), upgrading from a Company Membership which has been in place since 2013. Enterprise Holdings, through its regional subsidiaries, operates the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent… Read the full press release

Manchester’s first guided busway hits two million passenger mark

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport bosses are celebrating an early birthday present for the North West’s first guided busway as passenger numbers hit the two million mark. Figures released today by First, which operates the ‘Vantage’ service of specially adapted buses along the guideway, connecting with Manchester city centre, show that … Read the full press release

Virgin Trains’ charity rail tour raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children

Virgin Trains’ charity rail tour raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children   London, 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — An “epic” charity rail tour organised by Virgin Trains and partners to celebrate 40 years since the launch of the High Speed Train (HST) has raised more than £50,000 for Railway Children. More than 500… Read the full press release

Purchase Airport Lounge Access and Save Cost on Flights with Norwegian Rewards’ and Collinson Group’s partnership

Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian, the world’s sixth largest low-cost carrier, has partnered with Collinson Group, experts in customer loyalty and owners of Lounge Pass, to allow members of the airline’s loyalty programme to save costs on flights when purchasing airport lounge access. Norwegian Reward, the award-winning loyalty programme, is now… Read the full press release

TAP Proudly Displays Names of Portugal’s districts and autonomous regions on its Planes

TAP Express fleet baptised with names of Portugal’s districts and autonomous regions Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP, the airline of Portugal and the Portuguese people, is the only airline to proudly display the names of the Portuguese districts and autonomous regions on its planes. As part of the TAP’s 72nd anniversary celebrations,… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces strategic partnership with Uber

First of a kind collaboration in the Indian aviation space Leverage technology to unlock value and create innovative solutions for guests Mumbai, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With a clear focus to continuously enhance guest experience, Jet Airways – India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced a strategic association with ride-hailing major Uber. With this first-of-its… Read the full press release

Oman Air further expands its fleet with new Boeing B737-800 aircraft

MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce that a new Boeing B737-800 aircraft has joined its fleet as of 15 March 2017. This new aircraft will be used on short and medium haul routes and has a capacity of 162… Read the full press release

IATA applauds Canada’s order restricting the use of drones around airports and other high risk areas

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, to implement an Interim Order restricting the use of recreational drones around airports and other high risk areas. The irresponsible or malicious use of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near… Read the full press release

IATA launches IATA Cargo Handling Manual to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively

Abu Dhabi, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced, during the World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi, the launch of the IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations. The ICHM is the… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s Ka-band high-speed internet system certified by EASA for retrofit on all its Global aircraft models

All existing European registered customers with Global aircraft can now take advantage of the industry’s fastest internet connectivity, consistent performance and seamless coverage European customers can benefit from the award-winning service centre network’s comprehensive capabilities and flexibility for retrofit Bombardier is the first OEM to deliver the new Ka-band system Global aircraft now complemented with… Read the full press release

New A4ANZ Group Aims to Achieve Regulatory Reform in Aviation Industry

Professor Graeme Samuel AC to be appointed as Chair SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia and New Zealand’s major airlines today announced the establishment of a new industry group to advocate and pursue reform on public policy issues that impact the aviation sector and broader economy in the region. Airlines for Australia and… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International commits to help grow tourism in The Bahamas

Global Cruise Line Commits Significant Investment with Plans to Enhance CocoCay Private Island Destination and Expand Training and Employment for Bahamian Nationals Miami, Florida, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest cruise line, Royal Caribbean International, has committed to a multi-year agreement with the island nation of The Bahamas that will help grow tourism… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrated today seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca. WIZZ’s lucky 7 millionth passenger was travelling on the first flight from Bratislava to Cluj and was greeted upon arrival with… Read the full press release