The brand new San Juan-based FBO will be renamed to Jet Aviation San Juan

Zurich, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation and the San Juan-based Pazos FBO, located at the Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport in Puerto Rico, recently signed an FBO management agreement. The FBO will be managed by Jet Aviation and rebranded as Jet Aviation San Juan. “This enables us to continue to provide the very best in… Read the full press release

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend

Holiday Seasons at Schipol Begins This Easter Weekend   Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2017-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The upcoming Easter weekend signals the kick-off of the holiday season at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The holiday season brings with it a peak in passenger numbers that will not decrease until well into October. Based on current… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule

Queenstown Airport’s “Groovy” New Runway Completed Ahead of Schedule   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A $750,000 project to apply grooves to Queenstown Airport’s runway has been completed three weeks ahead of schedule. The project was the final stage of an airfield upgrade completed by the airport last year in conjunction… Read the full press release

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators

Difference of Interpretations of International Civil Aviation Standards Raises Challenges for Non-Commercial Operators   Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In August 2016, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) formally implemented Part-NCC, which applies to non-commercial operators of complex aircraft based in an EU member state. However, implementation of Part-NCC has brought to light… Read the full press release

Savis and Bradar and Rockwell Collins to jointly evaluate business opportunities in defense applications

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Savis and Bradar, affiliated companies to Embraer Defense & Security, and Rockwell Collins announced today (April 4, 2017) at LAAD Defence & Security a cooperation agreement to jointly evaluate business opportunities in defense applications. This initiative will enhance Savis and Bradar activities in the international market,… Read the full press release

Work underway on Queenstown Airport park and ride facility

Work underway on Queenstown Airport park and ride facility   Queenstown, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The first sods have been turned on an airport park and ride facility, which marks another milestone in the continuing drive to improve transport and congestion issues in the Wakatipu Construction of the park and ride… Read the full press release

IATA calls on governments to urgently find alternatives to the large electronic items restrictions

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to urgently find alternatives to recently announced measures by the United States and the United Kingdom to restrict the carry-on of large electronic items on certain flights departing the Middle East and North Africa. The Case for Alternative Measures… Read the full press release

Safety and Sustainability to be Addressed in Inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Creating Sustainable and Safe Operations in an Interconnected World” will be the theme for the inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference. This is the successor event to the successful IATA Ops Conference, with an increased emphasis on safety content. “Safety… Read the full press release

IATA and Hasan Kalyoncu University partner to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport

Gaziantep, Turkey, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU) announced a new partnership agreement to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport. Scheduled to open in 2018, Istanbul New Airport is forecast to be one of the largest in the world, with… 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

Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers visit George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport had some very special passengers this week, when a group of Guide Dogs in-training and their Puppy Walkers arrived for a visit. The puppies were put through their paces to experience everything from checking-in to boarding the aircraft as part of their… Read the full press release

Embraer presents the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, SP, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In a ceremony held today at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2. With the first flight scheduled for… Read the full press release

4,896 Stagecoach drivers awarded GreenRoad Fleet Elite status

Almost 4,900 Stagecoach employees achieve GreenRoad Fleet Elite status 5% increase in number of company’s drivers reaching elite standard More Stagecoach drivers meet benchmark than any bus operator or other company for fourth consecutive year Advanced telematics system constantly checks driving manoeuvres System helps achieve 3% improvement in fuel efficiency across UK bus operations PERTH,… Read the full press release

Boeing announces the appointment of Darren Edwards as VP and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia

BRISBANE, Australia, 2017-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Effective today (Feb. 20, 2017), Boeing [NYSE: BA] has named Darren Edwards as vice president and managing director of Boeing Defence Australia (BDA), the company’s largest international subsidiary. He succeeds Ken Shaw, who had been appointed vice president of Supply Chain for Boeing Global Services. Edwards will… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports hosted Jaheziya team a tour to showcase the Midfield Terminal Fire Station

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports’ executive management hosted a team from Tawazun Safety, Security and Disaster Management City, “Jaheziya”, for a site tour to showcase the Midfield Terminal Fire Station. Jaheziya is a leading company that provides training services in the fields of safety, security, and firefighting…. 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

Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows operate new terrain following 25 inches of new snow

Roundhouse Express & Meadow Chair open at Alpine Meadows 2016-17 Tahoe Super Pass prices will increase up to $120 and the Bronze Pass will no longer be available after November 29 Upcoming events include It’s Mountain Time World Cup season kickoff December 3 and Warren Miller’s Here, There & Everywhere December 10 with special performance… Read the full press release

AOA announces second UK Airport Safety Week on 8-14 May 2017

LONDON, 2016-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — At the second day of the Airport Operators Association (AOA) Annual Conference, which is being held in London today [Tuesday 22 November], the AOA is pleased to announce that the second UK Airport Safety Week will be held 8-14 May 2017. During the inaugural UK Airports Safety Week, held… Read the full press release

Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows teams up with Alpenglow Expeditions to provide best lift accessed backcountry skiing and snowboarding

 New partnership includes donation to Sierra Avalanche Center in support of avalanche safety education  Olympic Valley, Calif., 2016-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows has partnered with Alpenglow Expeditions to provide lift-accessed guided backcountry skiing and snowboarding in terrain immediately surrounding the ski resort. Available for the 2016-17 ski season, guests can book… Read the full press release

UNWTO/WTM Minister Summit: Tourism and Security: Promoting Safe and Seamless Travel

Minister of Tourism from over 50 countries and leaders from the private sector companies and associations will convene at the Ministers Summit organized by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the World Travel Market in London, to discuss safe, secure and seamless travel.  MADRID, Spain, 2016-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The 10th edition of the… Read the full press release

The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority extends its Airport Screening Services Agreements until March 31, 2022

Ottawa, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The Canadian Air Transport Security Authority (CATSA) today (October 18, 2016) announced the renewal of its Airport Screening Services Agreements (ASSAs) with all of its screening contractors for a period of five years. “The renewed agreements allow us to continue to build on past successes and continue to… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall announces the opening of TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center at the airport

Glen Burnie, Maryland, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today (October 6, 2016) announced the opening of a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center at the airport. All TSA PreCheck applicants must visit an enrollment center to verify identity, provide fingerprints, and pay the $85 application… Read the full press release

Safety planning in the new Connections Corridor at YYC Calgary International Airport recognized by The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE)

Calgary, AB, 2016-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) has awarded The Calgary Airport Authority its ‘Special Project Award’ for its strategic implementation of safety initiatives in the new Connections Corridor at YYC Calgary International Airport. The accolade recognizes the focus on safety planning included in the development of the… Read the full press release

London City Airport launches state-of-the-art full-body scanner to hasten passenger security screening and detection

LONDON, 2016-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) has successfully introduced a state-of-the-art millimetre-wave full-body scanner which will help further increase the speed of security screening and detection at the airport. The Quick Personnel Security scanner R&S QPS200 from Rohde & Schwarz completes a scan in a matter of seconds and automatically detects potentially… Read the full press release

Vistara ready for upcoming winter fog season with its Category III Bravo certification from DGCA

Vistara’s fleet of 13 Airbus A320 already CAT III B equipped, and crew trained for extreme low visibility operations Certification fully gears up Vistara for upcoming winter fog season and to maintain its record of high on-time performance New Delhi, 2016-Oct-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara (TATA-SIA Airlines Ltd), India’s fastest growing full service carrier… Read the full press release

Changi Airport steps up its productivity and safety drive in the airfield with new and improved runway maintenance processes

SINGAPORE, 2016-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport is stepping up its productivity and safety drive in the airfield with new and improved runway maintenance processes. These include the cutting of grooves, and the use of a stronger asphalt mix to resurface the airport’s runways. Runway grooving to enhance surface drainage The surface of… 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

Qatar Airways to be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon(sm) technology solution by Aireon LLC and FlightAware

Qatar Airways will be launch airline for GlobalBeacon(sm) technology for global tracking of all ADS-B equipped aircraft starting in 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways announced today it will be the global launch customer of GlobalBeacon(sm), a technology solution by Aireon LLC and FlightAware, designed to provide up-to-the minute global tracking… Read the full press release

IATA: 2016 World Passenger Symposium, Dubai, 18-20 October

Distribution, Airport Processes, Onboard Connectivity Top Agenda at WPS GENEVA, 2016-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2016 World Passenger Symposium (WPS) will focus on key initiatives that are transforming the passenger experience. These include distribution and payments, airport processes, onboard connectivity, and baggage handling. The conference will… Read the full press release

ICAO, IATA and ACI partner to host 25th AVSEC World Conference, 25-27 October 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Critical Security Challenges Top Agenda GENEVA, 2016-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI) have joined forces to address evolving aviation security risks with integrated solutions. Key topics such as securing landside spaces at airports, information sharing among governments, managing the… Read the full press release