Boeing Global Services to be headquartered in West Plano, Texas

United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July. Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO… Read the full press release

Iran Aseman Airlines to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes

United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing confirms the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Iran Aseman Airlines, expressing the airline’s intent to purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes with a list price value of $3 billion. The agreement also provides the airline with purchase rights for 30 additional 737 MAXs. According… Read the full press release

MIAT Mongolian Airlines to introduce the new Boeing 737 MAX airplanes in early 2019

Airplanes leased from Avolon to enter service in 2019 United States, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and MIAT Mongolian Airlines (Mongolyn Irgenii Agaaryn Teever) today announced the airline’s decision to lease two 737 MAX airplanes from Avolon, a global aircraft leasing company. The airline plans to introduce the new 737 MAX airplanes… Read the full press release

Passengers can now get free digital magazines on their device via Singapore Airlines mobile app

Selection of magazines now available via SITA DigitalMedia leveraging Adaptive technology Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers using the Singapore Airlines mobile app can now get free digital magazines on their device. Powered by SITA DigitalMedia using Adaptive technology, the new feature is available on the Singapore Airlines app on both iOS and… Read the full press release

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport implements SITA’s Airport Management solution for more predictable flow of aircraft departures

Airport Management solution allows for more accurate planning, reducing potential delays Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has taken another significant step towards streamlining aircraft movements across the airfield with the implementation of SITA’s Airport Management solution, providing a more predictable flow of aircraft departures and minimizing delays. By… Read the full press release

Flybe adds three special flights to link Belfast City and the Isle of Man during TT2017 races

Leading regional airline adds Isle of Man flights from Belfast City for TT2017 Exeter, U.K., 2017-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has added three special flights to link Belfast City and the Isle of Man to accommodate the demand from Northern Ireland motorsport fans wanting to attend the week-long TT2017 races… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines starts flights from Moscow to Petrozavodsk

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, the oneworld® global airline alliance member, commences its flights to the capital of the Republic of Karelia, the city of Petrozavodsk, on April 4, 2017. During the summer period, the airline is the only regular carrier servicing this direction. Flights from Moscow will be performed on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Flights will depart from Moscow airport Domodedovo… Read the full press release

Car sharing service BelkaCar joins S7 priority frequent flyer program

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, the oneworld®global airline alliance member, introduces car sharing service BelkaCar, a new partner of S7 priority frequent flyer program. Now members of S7 Priority program can earn bonus miles by using a car of the car sharing service. You can use BelkaCar vehicles within Moscow and Moscow oblast, and the lease must be completed within… Read the full press release

Ryanair’s Lviv – Berlin service to commence earlier due to strong demand from Ukrainian consumers

Ryanair’s Lviv – Berlin service to commence earlier due to strong demand from Ukrainian consumers   2 X Weekly Flights From September Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (6 Apr) announced that its new twice weekly     Lviv – Berlin service will commence in September due to strong demand… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches Glasgow Prestwick, Scotland route to Rzeszow, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule

Ryanair launches Glasgow Prestwick, Scotland route to Rzeszow, Poland as part of its winter 2017 schedule   Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (5 Apr) launched a new Glasgow Prestwick route to Rzeszow as part of its winter 2017 schedule, with a twice weekly service starting in… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to connect Warsaw, Poland with Agadir in Morocco

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (04. APRIL, 2017) announced a new sunny route from Poland. Starting on 30 June, the newest WIZZ service will connect Warsaw with Agadir in Morocco with two weekly flights. Seats are already on sale and can… Read the full press release

dnata the first handling company at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to offer closed temperature controlled system

Amsterdam, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata Netherlands has added two temperature controlled cargo dollies to its infrastructure, which are specially designed to serve the pharmaceutical industry. With this introduction, dnata has become the first handling company at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to offer this closed temperature controlled system, for a seamless delivery of temperature-sensitive… Read the full press release

Airbnb expands Trips to New Zealand with an initial focus on Queenstown

San Francisco, 2017-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb is making it easier for New Zealanders to share their world with others by expanding beyond accommodation with the launch of Trips, which brings together where you stay, what you do and the people you meet, all into one platform. As the most significant development in Airbnb’s… 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

Amadeus partners with Distribusion and Betterez to enhance bus operators’ offer worldwide

Amadeus partners with Distribusion and Betterez to enhance bus operators’ offer worldwide   MADRID, SPAIN, 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotel room? Check. Flight? Check. Taxi to the airport? Check. What about getting from the airport to your hotel in the city centre? An airport transfer bus could be the best option. Chances are,… Read the full press release

French Online Travel Company MisterFly adopts Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding technology

Award-winning Online Travel Company (OTA) MisterFly adopts Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding technology to drive accelerated growth Langley, U.K., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and innovative French Online Travel Agency (OTA), MisterFly, have today announced the online integration of its innovative merchandising technology. Over 200,000 customers have… Read the full press release

Travelport appoints Dieter Rumpel to lead its business in Germany and Switzerland

Langley, U.K., 2017-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has announced that Dieter Rumpel will now lead the company’s business in Germany and Switzerland. Formerly Country Manager, responsible for Travelport’s Agency Commerce business in Switzerland, Dieter will now lead the company’s business in both Germany and Switzerland. Dieter reports into… Read the full press release

Wizz Air connects Podgorica, Montenegro with Hungary’s capital, Budapest

DIRECT ROUTE TO BUDAPEST AND GATEWAY TO 61 DESTINATIONS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, launched today its new service connecting Podgorica with Hungary’s capital, Budapest. The new low-fare route, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, will bring truly affordable travel opportunities… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to start twice a week service from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan on 8 June

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Budapest to Astana in Kazakhstan. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 8 June and be operated two times a week, on Thursdays and Sundays.  Seats on the new route are already… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route from Kosice in Slovakia to Cologne, in Germany

WITH A NEW LONG-AWAITED ROUTE TO COLOGNE BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today a new route from Kosice to Cologne, in Germany. The new service will commence on 25 June, with a convenient schedule of two weekly frequencies, on Thursdays and Sundays,… Read the full press release

Aeroflot further expands fleet with two more B737-800 aircrafts

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (03 April 2017) Aeroflot took delivery of two more B737-800 aircraft in another step of its fleet expansion. One Boeing 737-800 VP-BMD is named in honor of Igor Stravinsky, the great Russian composer, pianist and conductor, one of the most influential figures in the 20th century music. The other Boeing 737-800… Read the full press release

Aeroflot opens ticket sales for flights between Moscow and Lisbon

MOSCOW, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot today started selling tickets for flights between Moscow and Lisbon, which launch on 15 July. Flight SU 2606 from Moscow to Lisbon will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing Moscow at 19:50 and arriving in Lisbon at 23:20 (all times local). The return flight SU 2607 will… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces its first hotel in Thailand — Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok

Steigenberger Hotel Riverside Bangkok scheduled to open in 2019 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has signed an agreement for its first hotel in Thailand. The five-star Steigenberger Hotel Riverside will open in the capital city of Bangkok in 2019. It will offer 259 rooms, including deluxe rooms, suites, superior… Read the full press release

Silver Airways starts new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways has announced it will start new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017, and has slashed its fares up to 50 percent with its low Freedom Fares*. In addition to substantial savings, Freedom Fares provide travelers flexibility to change… Read the full press release

HMSHost opens Bistrot at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport

Award-winning bistro offers travellers a convenient gourmet dining experience Maryland, U.S., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Fresh made pasta using locally sourced flour, a revitalizing juice bar, and the emphasis on baked goods and espresso can now be found at Montréal–Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport with the addition of Bistrot – a European-influenced atmosphere, where… Read the full press release

New Plymouth’s Govett-Brewster Art Gallery and Len Lye Centre celebrates Len Lye’s important friendships

Auckland, New Zealand, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Focusing on the early years of his career and his stay on the Spanish Island of Mallorca in 1930, the museum sheds light on some of the inspiration behind his works at this time. At the heart of this period is Lye’s friendship with Robert Graves and Laura… Read the full press release

Smurfs to welcome passengers at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is expecting a record number of passengers during the Easter holidays, 3% more than in 2015, the record year. To ensure that everything runs smoothly during the holiday rush, Brussels Airport will again open family lanes at security screening during the busiest days of the holidays. Families with young children will be welcomed… Read the full press release

First Essex launches brand new bus service ‘57’ from Beaulieu into Chelmsford from 2nd April

United Kingdom, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Local bus operator First Essex is launching a brand new bus service ‘57’ from Beaulieu into Chelmsford from 2nd April. The direct service will provide residents with a fast journey time of less than 20 minutes into Chelmsford city centre and with arrival times coordinated with rail… Read the full press release

World of Hyatt launches its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You

Chicago, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — World of Hyatt, the new global platform from Hyatt, today introduced its first global loyalty program promotion, Double Points for Being You. In addition to the World of Hyatt program benefits and rewards that launched March 1, World of Hyatt members have the opportunity to earn double points April… Read the full press release

TAP launches new flights to Lomé, Togo, West Africa

Flights to Lomé, in Togo, already available for booking Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As from now, it is possible to book flights to Lomé, in Togo, with TAP. The operation to this new destination will start on July 17th, with four weekly flights. Portugal will then be even closer to Africa, since… Read the full press release