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

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport the first airport in the U.S. to participate in the Smart Security project

MoU signed at the ACI-NA/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition  Montréal, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today at the Airports Council International (ACI) North America/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition by and between ACI World, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the City… Read the full press release

IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard to be used by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency

Geneva, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced today that IATA’s Cargo-XML messaging standard will be utilized by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (US-CBP) to collect advance cross-border data on US export shipments. The new data format will make electronic communication between the US-CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)… Read the full press release

IATA appointed Gilberto Lopez Meyer Senior VP Safety and Flight Operations and Nick Careen Senior VP for Airport, Passenger, Cargo and Security

Geneva, 2015-9-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Gilberto Lopez Meyer will take up his role as Senior Vice President for SFO on 19 October 2015. Lopez Meyer will be based in Montreal and he succeeds Kevin Hiatt who left IATA in July.  He joins IATA from the Mexican Civil Aviation Authority which he has twice… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield International Airport the first airport in North America to introduce self-serve baggage drop for all passengers

First in North America to Introduce Self-Serve Baggage Drop for All Passengers Halifax, N.S., 2014-7-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the first airport in North America to offer self-serve baggage drop for all passengers. “This new, fully automated, self-serve baggage drop system uses the latest technology to simplify the check-in process for… Read the full press release

TravelPRNews.com names the travel managers who lead the airlines’ digital customer service evolution

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 2014-03-14 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelPRNews.com, a leading travel press release distribution and news-wire service, runs an initiative aimed at discovering and giving greater exposure to travel industry leaders that stay behind any great achievement and success within the travel and leisure industry. Travel intelligence company Skift revealed the names of… Read the full press release