HMSHost opens The Shipyard Pub & Café, Samuel Adams Brewhouse and Starbucks at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport

Regional craft brews, classic New England fare, and Starbucks® now open MANCHESTER, NH, 2017-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — One can’t help but crave the essential foods of the region when traveling to New England. Seafood staples like clam chowder, lobster, and cod are an undeniable part of the northeastern United States culture. Beer,NATURALLY, is… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland welcomes Southwest Airlines’ nonstop service from Oakland International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport

New summer service answers the call for nonstop flights to OAK’s top unserved market Oakland, CA, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Together with Southwest Airlines, officials at the Port of Oakland announced today that effective June 4th, 2017 the carrier will commence daily nonstop service from Oakland International Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport… Read the full press release

Wizz Air deploys 7th aircraft at Sofia Airport; launches two new routes to Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Doncaster Sheffield

Sofia, Bulgaria, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria’s leading carrier, today deploys its 7thaircraft at Sofia Airport, launching two new routes from the Bulgarian capital. The newest WIZZ services connect Sofia with Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg and Doncaster Sheffield. The new aircraft represents an investment of… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route connecting Vilnius, Lithuania with Gothenburg, Sweden

Vilnius, Lithuania, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announced a new route from Vilnius. The newest WIZZ service connects the Lithuanian capital with Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden. The route will commence on 26 March and operate two times a week, on… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new service connecting Osijek, Croatia with Basel, Switzerland

Osijek, Croatia, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today its first service connecting Osijek with Basel in Switzerland. The low-fare route will commence on 19 May 2017, with two weekly frequencies, on Mondays and Fridays. Basel city, famous for its historic landmarks and well-known… Read the full press release

WIZZ announces new route from Debrecen, Hungary to Tel Aviv, Israel

Debrecen, Hungary, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrated the first anniversary of its Debrecen base. The airline based one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft in Debrecen on 16 December 2015, after three years of successful cooperation with Debrecen Airport, creating 36 direct… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands in Kyiv with second Airbus A320 and new routes

Kyiv, Ukraine, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today that it will base a second Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kyiv base. From August 2017 the airline will operate two new services from Kyiv to Copenhagen in Denmark and Nuremberg in Germany. The new… Read the full press release

Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority unveiled its new parking and outdoor exhibition space — the Diamond Lot

LAS VEGAS, 2017-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (04-JAN-2017), the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) unveiled the Diamond Lot—its new parking and outdoor exhibition space. The launch finalizes Phase I of the Las Vegas Convention Center District (LVCCD) project. Dignitaries and other invited guests gathered to celebrate the new lot occupying the former… Read the full press release

Air Partner to attend the 19th WCA First Conference and the 9th WCA World Conference in February 2017

LONDON, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, will be attending the 19th WCA First Conference and the 9th WCA World Conference, which are being held on 7-10 February and 9-13 February respectively. Both conferences are taking place in Singapore for the first time, at the state-of-the-art Suntec Singapore International… Read the full press release

Hampton by Hilton brand announces the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Huntsville/Village of Providence

Hotel is near corporate offices and tourist attractions HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and MCLEAN, Va., 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton‘s (NYSE: HLT) Hampton by Hilton brand, the global mid-priced hotel that serves value-conscious and quality-driven travelers around the world, today announced the opening of its newest property, Hampton Inn by Hilton Huntsville/Village of Providence. The 92-room… Read the full press release

Wyndham Hotel Group announces further expansion in the Caribbean with Wyndham Grand Nevis opening in 2019

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hospitality powerhouse Wyndham Hotel Group continues bolstering its robust Caribbean pipeline by bringing approachable luxury to the breathtaking shores of Nevis, one of the region’s most exclusive destinations, with the island’s first Wyndham Grand® resort. The beachfront Wyndham Grand Nevis will be situated within Northern Pointe Resort,… Read the full press release

Czech airline company Travel Service finalizes order for five additional Boeing 737 8 MAX airplanes

Czech airline to receive 30 direct purchased and leased 737 MAX airplanes starting in 2018 PRAGUE, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Travel Service, the Czech airline company that operates scheduled flights under the SmartWings brand, has finalized an order for five 737 8 MAX airplanes, valued at $550 million at current… 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

Norwegian carried almost 30 million passengers in 2016; its highest ever passenger figure in a single year

Norwegian reported its highest ever passenger figures in a single year with almost 30 million passengers and a load factor of 88 per cent in 2016. The launch of 34 new routes and a substantial increase of intercontinental traffic contributed considerably to the growth. Bærum, Norway, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger growth, more… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport names Children’s Hospice South West as its charity partner for the third year running

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year running, Children’s Hospice South West has been named Bristol Airport’s charity partner following a vote by Airport staff. More than 20,000 raised for local charity in 2016. During 2016, staff and passengers raised more than £20,000 for the North Somerset based charity, with initiatives… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport records 11.3% increase YoY in 2016 passenger numbers

BRISTOL, England, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 7.5 million passengers used Bristol Airport last year, surpassing the total for 2015 by over three quarters of a million passengers*. The record annual number represents an 11.3 per cent increase year on year, and a seventh consecutive year of growth for England’s third largest regional… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport opens new Changing Places facility to meet needs of all customers with disability

BRISTOL, 2017-Jan-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Changing Places facility was recently opened in the landside area of the main terminal at Bristol Airport by Andy Wright, Managing Director of Accessible Travel, specialists in providing holidays for the less mobile. Standard accessible toilets are unable to meet the needs of all travelling customers… Read the full press release

HIAA: Yangtze River Express Airlines to operate cargo flights between Halifax Stanfield and China

More Lobster Lift at Halifax Stanfield Halifax, N.S., 2017-Jan-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Just when it looked like Halifax Stanfield was set to close the books on a highly successful lobster export season, HIAA announced today (JANUARY 3, 2017) that a new cargo carrier, Yangtze River Express Airlines, will serve Halifax beginning Saturday, January… 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

Oman Air introduces new policy on baggage that will save money for traveling guests

Costly cost excess baggage rates charged by the kg to be abolished New free baggage allowance being introduced of one piece of baggage of up to 30kg in economy and two pieces of baggage, up to 50kg in Business and First class Silver and Gold Sinbad members to get extra allowance of one free extra… Read the full press release

Jet Airways to introduce Airbus A330 on key routes

Airbus A330s to operate on key routes including Mumbai – Kuwait and Mumbai – Jeddah, and on domestic ones including Mumbai – Bengaluru and Mumbai – Chennai Mumbai, 2017-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier full service international airline, will introduce its wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft on certain additional domestic and international… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport records 1.9 million passengers in November; 4.4% up from November 2015

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received close to 1.9 million passengers in November, representing a 4.4% increase in airport traffic compared with November 2015. Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) received close to 1.9 million passengers in November, representing a 4.4% increase in airport traffic compared… Read the full press release

Massport announces new passenger record with 36 million passengers flying through Logan Airport in 2016

BOSTON, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ —This morning (December 28, 2016), Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) CEO Thomas P. Glynn alongside officials from JetBlue celebrated the 36 millionth passenger to travel through Logan International Airport this year. This is a new record for the airport, and becomes the seventh straight year of passenger growth. Massport staff… Read the full press release

Lufthansa switches to e-journals for its reading selection for passengers

More than 250 digital magazines and newspapers Lufthansa provides e-journals in 18 languages Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Dec-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A huge selection of magazines and newspapers, available at any time and never out of print – Lufthansa is switching over to e-journals for its reading selection for passengers. Whether it’s sport, news or cars,… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport Corporation announces airport park and ride offering beginning in late March/April 2017

Queenstown, New Zealand, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has announced plans to establish an airport park and ride offering, expanding the airport’s car parking options and creating an additional 150 parking spaces. Beginning in late March/April 2017, the 12-month trial will operate between Brookes Road, Frankton and the airport. QAC is… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport announces new Wizz Air service to Sofia, Bulgaria

Doncaster, UK, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers from Yorkshire have set off to Sofia with Wizz Air on the inaugural flight from Doncaster Sheffield Airport to the Bulgarian capital. The twice weekly flights, which officially launched today (23 December), will operate all year round. Steve Gill, chief executive of Doncaster Sheffield Airport said: “We… Read the full press release

Vistara announces Inter-Airline Through Check-In partnership with Air France, KLM and Japan Airlines

Vistara partners with Air France, KLM, and Japan Airlines to offer Through Check-In to International travellers New Delhi, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Building on the commitment of offering a seamless flying experience to its customers, Vistara, India’s newest full service carrier launched in 2015 by Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today announced an Inter-Airline… Read the full press release

CDA announces new rates for parking at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As the new year approaches and travel plans are being made, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) reminds travelers that new rates for parking at O’Hare and Midway International Airports will take effect on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. The new pricing rates vary depending on the lot/garage location and… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches daily flights between Tel Aviv (Israel) and Paphos (Cyprus)

DAILY FLIGHTS TO PAPHOS BEGIN IN MARCH DUBLIN, Ireland, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (23 Dec) announced its first Tel Aviv flights, with a new daily service to Paphos (Cyprus) starting next March*, which will deliver 100,000 customers p.a. at Ben Gurion Airport, Ryanair’s 2nd Israeli destination. From March, Ryanair’s… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to welcome Embraer 170-LR aircrafts to its fleet in 2017

The airline launches the interregional air transportations development programme MOSCOW, Russia, 2016-Dec-28 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, oneworld® global aviation alliance member, is going to add Embraer 170-LR aircrafts to its fleet in 2017. A new type of aircrafts is delivered to carry out the interregional air transportations development programme. 17 Embraer 170-LR aircrafts lease… Read the full press release