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

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

First Essex announces new partnership with Trussell Trust foodbanks in Colchester

ESSEX, England, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Local bus operator First Essex announced a new partnership today with Trussell Trust foodbanks in Colchester. The initiative, which has been rolled out with great success in other parts of the country including Chelmsford and Southend, will provide foodbank teams in Colchester with ‘Free Bus Journey Vouchers’ that… Read the full press release

First Manchester launches premium Vantage bus service

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — First Manchester is continuing to increase the offering of its premium Vantage bus service by adding a new route from 29th January. The new V3 Vantage service will launch on 29th January, and will run hourly every day, to and from Manchester Royal Infirmary. The popular V1 and… Read the full press release

First Bus announces commitment to allow its customers to pay with contactless debit and credit cards

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2017-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK’s leading operator, First Bus, today announced a commitment to allow its customers to pay for travel through the use of contactless debit and credit cards. First Bus customers can already pay for bus travel using its successful smartcard and mobile payment (mTickets) mechanisms.  The company sees… Read the full press release

Boeing announces order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes from GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS)

SEATTLE, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric (NYSE: GE), announced today an order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The order, booked in December, is valued at $8.25 billion at current list prices. The follow-on order increases the GECAS firm order… Read the full press release

Norwegian announces expansion plans for 2017

Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Low-cost airline Norwegian is ready to take-off its biggest year ever, with the introduction of brand new aircraft, exclusive new routes – including its first long-haul flights outside the USA – and more affordable flights on the UK’s only direct low-cost transatlantic services. Europe’s third largest low-cost… Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL’s MUAC to provide civil and military air navigation services in Hannover Upper Information Region

EUROCONTROL MUAC provides control for the upper airspace (above 24,500 feet, i.e. approximately 7,500 metres) of Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and north-west Germany. Close to 1.8 million flights pass through MUAC’s area of responsibility each year, making it the third busiest air traffic control facility in Europe in terms of traffic volume. During the summer,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo to launch freighter operations to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, Quito and Miami starting 2 February 2017

The world’s third largest international cargo carrier will commence freighter services to and from the South American destinations of Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires and Quito* effective February 2017 Cargo carrier will also expand its freighter network in the United States with the addition of Miami DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo… Read the full press release