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

Junior & Senior Cabin Crew positions available for CityJet’s Superjet SSJ100

BRUSSELS, 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that will be holding a Recruitment Day for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in Brussels on 1st February 2017. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team, operating for our client CityJet who are a dynamic and progressive Airline. Applicants… Read the full press release

S7 Group member airlines report 5.2% more passengers in January-November 2015 vs the same period last year

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2015-12-28 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Group1 member airlines summarized the results of their activity in November 2015. From the beginning of the year the airlines carried 9 813 283 passengers, which is 5.2% more than in January-November 2014. In November 752 496 passengers used services of the airlines, which is 0.9% more than in November 2014…. Read the full press release

IATA launched IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)

Montreal, 2015-4-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). ISSA is a voluntary safety audit program aligned with global best practices and created primarily for airlines that operate aircraft which have a lower maximum… Read the full press release

IATA: five airlines successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program

Geneva, 2015-1-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that five airlines have recently successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program. IEnvA is an innovative, voluntary, two-stage evaluation process designed to drive airline environmental performance improvements through independent assessment. Finnair and South African Airways have completed the IEnvA Stage… Read the full press release

CyberSource and Amadeus partner to bring integrated travel reservation and fraud management solution to airlines, travel agencies and other travel organizations worldwide

Foster City, CA & Madrid, Spain, 2014-6-23 — /Travel PR News/ — CyberSource, a Visa Inc. company (NYSE:V), and one of the world’s leading providers of eCommerce payment management services, has formed a strategic global partnership with Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry. The agreement brings an integrated travel reservation and fraud management… Read the full press release

Two airlines lease terminal space at Kansas City International Airport for their flight crews totaling nearly 600 employees

Kansas City, MO, 2014-2-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that two airlines are leasing terminal space and are making Kansas City International Airport a base for their flight crews totaling nearly 600 employees. Travelers may not see these employees because all of the activity occurs in non-public areas. The Department… Read the full press release

Flughafen Wien AG to attend The Holiday Fair in Vienna from 16 to 19 January 2014

Vienna, Austria, 2014-1-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Holiday Fair will take place in Vienna from 16 to 19 January 2014 – and Flughafen Wien AG will be among the participants. At the company’s trade fair stand, interested travellers can find extensive information on 15 airlines and their flight programmes; Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, airberlin, Air… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson impacted due to outages with the systems airlines use to check in passengers at Terminal One and Three

Toronto, CA, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Earlier today (January 11, 2014), operations at Toronto Pearson were impacted due to outages with the systems that airlines use to check in passengers at both Terminal One and Terminal Three. As the service provider of these systems at Toronto Pearson, IBM technicians and IBM’s partners have been working with GTAA… Read the full press release

The GBTA Foundation unveiled the new GBTA Airline Crew-Hotel Request for Proposal (RFP)

New RFP Global Format Ensures Greater Accuracy and Time Savings  Alexandria, VA, 2013-11-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — The GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today unveiled the new GBTA Airline Crew-Hotel Request for Proposal (RFP). The new Airline Crew-Hotel RFP is prepared in a global, standard format and is available… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to launch fall city breaks travel campaign together with the airlines

Barely a few days after Norwegian announced the launch of a new Budapest-London Gatwick flight next spring, other airlines have decided to increase frequencies from the Hungarian capital. In parallel, Budapest Airport is launching a fall travel campaign together with the airlines, focusing primarily on city breaks. Budapest, Hungary, 2013-10-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Not long after Wizz… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announced structural management changes to better serve its passengers and airline partners

Budapest Airport has announced further structural management changes in order to better serve its passengers and airline partners, to streamline its daily operations. This step marks a further reorganization of the airport company’s structure during the last two years to answer the challenges posed by the profound changes in the aviation market in Hungary and… Read the full press release

Skytrax announced further five airlines are under analysis and consideration for the possibility of receiving the coveted 5-Star Airline title

With several airlines under analysis for the coveted 5-Star Airline Certification, Skytrax look at distribution of 5-Star Airlines to see if this might change on a geographic basis in the coming months … 2013-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airlines remains a most exclusive club in terms of recognising airlines at the forefront when it… Read the full press release

Aegean Airlines returns to profitability on positive international network performance in H1 2013

Kifissia, 2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Revenue for the first half of 2013 reached €278.6m, 22% higher compared to the same period last year. Net earnings after tax reached €16.5m compared to losses of €38.5m in 2012. The rise in revenue and the return to profitability were driven by the positive performance of international network together with efficient… Read the full press release

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) hosted special meeting over the implementation of new pilot fatigue rules next year

ALPA Readies Aviation Industry for New Rule to Combat Pilot Fatigue Conference Highlights Rule Implementation Date of January 4, 2014 WASHINGTON, 2013-08-09— /travelprnews.com/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), hosted a special meeting this week bringing together representatives from government agencies, airlines, and aviation labor groups to ensure that all parties involved in the implementation… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company hosted Ramadan Ghabga event for Airlines that operate from Bahrain International Airport

2013-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — In line with the celebrations of the holy month of Ramadan, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) hosted a Ghabga event for Airlines that operate from Bahrain International Airport (BIA) on Tuesday, 16th July, at the Ramadan tent in the Gulf Hotel. Chief Executive Officer of BAC Mr. Mohamed Yousif Al- Binfalah received the… Read the full press release

IATA released its 57th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics

Montreal, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the 57th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), a yearbook of the global airline industry and IATA members’ performance. Snapshot of 2012 performance: Passenger Systemwide, airlines carried 2.977 billion passengers on scheduled services. Airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region carried the most… Read the full press release

Sequestration-Driven Flight Delays Place 83,000 American Jobs and $9 Billion in U.S. Economic Output at Risk

U.S. Travel Association Urges FAA to Insulate Critical Personnel from Budget Cuts; Calls on Congress to Enact Legislative Fix Washington, D.C., 2013-04-25— /travelprnews.com/ — The U.S. Travel Association today released a new analysis of the cost of flight delays resulting from announced Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) furloughs of air traffic control personnel in response to budget… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines: Purchase More Legroom in Economy Class on Medium-Haul Flights

40 euros for a seat in the emergency exit row Simply book extra red|legroom during Web Check-in 2013-04-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Effective immediately, passengers can purchase additional legroom in the Economy Class on medium-haul flights of Austrian Airlines. Starting 36 hours before departure, customers can secure the coveted seats in the emergency exit row for 40… Read the full press release

Iberia cumple 50 años en Lima

El 16 de abril de 1963 salía de Madrid a las 10:30 el primer vuelo de Iberia con destino a Lima, a donde llegó a las 21:15 La compañía ha preparado una serie de actividades para celebrar su 50 aniversario, entre las que destacan diversas ofertas para volar entre Perú y Europa A partir del… Read the full press release

Oman Air Announces major growth of its inflight mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity

2013-04-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced major growth in uptake by passengers of its inflight mobile phone and wi-fi connectivity. Between January 2012 and January 2013, the airline experienced a 130 per cent increase in internet package sales and a 180 percent increase in connectivity revenues…. Read the full press release

Los Airbus A330 de Iberia amplían su red de destinos

Desde hoy, también vuelan a Miami. El A330 ya vuela desde hace un mes a Boston y en breve operará a Nueva York y a Chicago. El nuevo avión dispone del nuevo producto de largo radio de Iberia con butacas que se convierten en camas totalmente planas en la clase Business y el sistema más… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Launches inaugural service to five cities — the most cities the airline has ever opened in one day

Southwest converts AirTran operations in four cities: Charlotte, N.C.; Rochester, N.Y.; Flint, Mich.; and Portland, Maine Southwest expands footprint beyond the 48 contiguous states for the first time in the carrier’s history with service to San Juan, Puerto Rico 2013-04-15 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched inaugural service to five cities on Sunday, April… Read the full press release

“New Germanwings” on faster approach path

New fares can be booked now – Firm transition dates for routes ex Hamburg, Berlin and Dusseldorf – New codeshare agreement between SWISS and Germanwings Frankfurt/Cologne, 2013-04-11 — /travelprnews.com/ — The “new Germanwings” is evolving very much faster than planned: It´s new “Best” and “Smart” fares will be available for booking at travel agencies for flights… Read the full press release