Network Rail and South West Trains provide virtual glimpse of the new London Waterloo station

Network Rail and South West Trains provide virtual glimpse of the new London Waterloo station   PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2017-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Network Rail and South West Trains are giving passengers an early glimpse of how the multi-million pound re-development of the former International Terminal at Waterloo will eventually look, by using virtual reality… Read the full press release

First Eastern Counties brings back red buses to the streets of Norwich

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Local bus operator, First Eastern Counties, is continuing to simplify bus travel in Norwich by bringing red buses back to the streets of the city as part of its continuing investment in its Norwich bus network. A fleet of fourteen high-specification double deck buses are replacing the… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group and Travelport sign new multi-year partnership agreement

Avis Budget Group and Travelport sign new multi-year partnership agreement   Langley, U.K., 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), a leading provider of vehicle rental services, and Travelport(NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel industry, today (13 February 2017)… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo features a unique decal of rose on one of its Boeing 777-F freighter aircraft ahead of Valentine’s day

Dubai, U.A.E., 2017-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has unveiled a unique decal featuring a rose on one of its Boeing 777-F freighter aircraft ahead of Valentine’s day. The decal, installed at the Emirates Aircraft Appearance Centre in Dubai, is the first of its kind for Emirates SkyCargo… Read the full press release

airberlin starts wet-lease agreement with Lufthansa Group; three airberlin aircrafts under the colours of Eurowings start operation

Berlin, Germany, 2017-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Three airberlin aircraft under the colours of Eurowings for the first time took off today from Hamburg to Manchester, Stuttgart and Nuremberg. Thomas Winkelmann, airberlin’s Chief Executive Officer, said:  “The wet-lease agreement with the Lufthansa Group is a significant milestone for airberlin by providing job security with ultimately… Read the full press release

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

Oman Air further expands its fleet with new Boeing B737-800 aircraft   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Feb-11 — /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 24 January 2017. This new aircraft will be used on… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International expands Caribbean itineraries with cruises from Tampa to Havana

MIAMI, FL, 2017-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Guests looking to dive deeper into the culture and nightlife of Cuba will now have the opportunity to experience the island at night on Empress of the Seas’ new sailings to Havana. Royal Caribbean International has expanded its Caribbean itineraries sailing from Tampa, to include new 4- and… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains to increase Gosforth centre workforce by 50%

Gosforth centre to increase workforce by 50% Virgin to visit up to 100 North East businesses from 6-10 February LONDON, 2017-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is to expand its customer call centre in Newcastle by 50%, just four months after it opened. Up to 45 additional jobs will be based at its… Read the full press release

First Bus donated £150,000 of advertising space on its buses to help raise awareness of Prostate Cancer UK

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Eye catching posters on the sides and interiors of many First buses across the UK will help raise awareness of prostate cancer over the coming months. First Bus has donated around £150,000 of advertising space on its buses to help raise awareness of Prostate Cancer UK’s pledge… Read the full press release

956 drivers from First Bus received ‘GreenRoad Fleet Elite Awards’ for their top driving performance

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A record 956 drivers from First Bus have received a special commendation for their top driving performance. The drivers, who are based right across First Bus’s UK operations from Cornwall to Aberdeen, have been presented with ‘GreenRoad Fleet Elite Awards’, designed to reward and recognise the company’s… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports optimises coordination of shuttle buses with Intelligent Traffic System at Dubai International

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports continues to use technology to improve service and boost capacity as part of its DXB Plus programme designed to elevate capacity at Dubai International (DXB) to 118 million by 2023. The latest innovation takes the form of an Intelligent Traffic System (ITS), which optimises the… Read the full press release

Sudden US entry requirements caused confusion among airlines and travelers, International Air Transport Association (IATA) says

Geneva, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) works with its 265 member airlines for safe, secure, efficient and sustainable global air transport links. As a matter of principle we work for the free movement of trade and people across borders. IATA also recognizes that states have the right and… 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

SAS divests Cimber A/S and 11 CRJ900 aircrafts to CityJet

Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS has signed an agreement for the sale of Cimber A/S to CityJet and sale of 11 CRJ900 aircraft. The divestment is part of SAS’s strategy to use strategic partners, so-called wet lease, in smaller traffic flows and regional traffic. When the transaction is completed as planned on… 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

Boeing receives order for 15 KC-46A tanker production lot from The U.S. Air Force

EVERETT, Wash., 2017-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The U.S. Air Force today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] $2.1 billion for 15 KC-46A tanker aircraft, spare engines and wing air refueling pod kits. This order is the third low-rate initial production lot for Boeing. The first two came in August 2016 and included seven and 12 planes,… 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

Viking Ocean Cruises® expands its fleet with the delivery of its third ship Viking Sky®

VIKING SKY WILL BE CHRISTENED UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN IN TROMSØ, NORWAY Los Angeles, 2017-Jan-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking Ocean Cruises® (www.vikingoceancruises.com) today (January 26, 2017) announced it took delivery of Viking Sky®, the company’s third ship. The delivery ceremony took place this morning when the ship was presented at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Ancona,… Read the full press release

Bombardier announces changes in its senior management team responsibilities

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) today announced the following changes in responsibilities for members of its senior management team. Effective immediately, Nico Buchholz will assume a new role as Senior Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Jim Vounassis will assume the Chief Procurement Officer responsibilities in addition to continuing to… Read the full press release

CityJet signs conditional purchase agreement for ten Bombardier CRJ900 aircrafts

CRJ900 aircraft in SAS livery   Aircraft to be operated by CityJet in the Scandinavian Airlines network Montréal, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today (January 24, 2017) announced that Dublin-based regional carrier, CityJet has signed a conditional purchase agreement for six CRJ900 aircraft and has also taken options on an additional four… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation announces LNVG fleet successfully completed 100-million kilometres of service since 2003

Bombardier’s vehicles form the backbone of regional public transport in Lower Saxony, Germany   Bombardier’s vehicles form the backbone of regional public transport  in Lower Saxony, Germany Since start of operation in 2003, the fleet has moved approximately 340 million passengers with an availability rate of over 99 percent BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Jan-26 — /Travel PR… 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

Oman Air’s three A330-300 aircraft First Class cabins have been renovated

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Oman Air’s journey to become the best, the airline’s three A330-300 aircraft First Class cabins have been renovated. The newly refurbished First Class cabin underlines Oman Air’s commitments to ongoing investment in the comfort of guests on-board. Executive Vice President Products and Brand Development Eng…. 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

Enterprise Holdings Inc. recognized by several prestigious industry organizations in 2016

ST. LOUIS, 2017-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings Inc. – which owns the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car brands – was recognized by several prestigious industry organizations in 2016 as a travel industry partner of choice among leisure travelers, road warriors and travel buyers. Enterprise Holdings’ integrated global network… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and French crystal maker Lalique to launch selected inflight items

Singapore/Paris, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ —  Singapore Airlines (SIA) and French crystalmaker Lalique have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership, in the course of which Singapore Airlines will exclusively carry selected inflight items co-branded with Lalique in its Suites and First Class cabins. The partnership is set to start with the launch of… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s PRIMOVE-equipped e-buses reaches combined total of 500,000 kilometers of service

Wirelessly charged e-buses proven in passenger service To date, PRIMOVE e-mobility has saved 527 tons of CO2 emissions Mannheim, Germany, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier has announced that its PRIMOVE-equipped e-buses have reached a combined total of 500,000 kilometers of service. These environmentally-friendly buses are in operation on routes in the German cities of… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation receives order for 71 new trains for the RER lines D and E of the Île-de-France network

Alstom-Bombardier consortium will design and supply a new generation of double deck train  BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Transportation confirms that it has received an official notice from SNCF to supply, in consortium with Alstom, 71 new trains for the RER lines D and E of the Île-de-France (greater Paris) network. This… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Asset Management remarkets 13 previously owned CRJ900 aircraft to Regional One

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jan-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Asset Management announced today the successful remarketing of 13 previously owned CRJ900 aircraft to Regional One. Two of the aircraft were owned by Bombardier and eleven were remarketed on behalf of a third party. Eight of the 13 aircraft were delivered in 2016 and… Read the full press release