ALPA recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with Aviation Security Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Aviation Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Delta Air Lines First Officer Matt Clark with its Aviation Security Award for his innumerable accomplishments in enhancing aviation safety and security. First Officer Clark was presented with… Read the full press release

ALPA honored Boise Airport as Airport of the Year at its 65th Air Safety Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At its 65th Air Safety Forum today (July 17, 2019), the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) honored Boise Airport (BOI) in Boise, Idaho, Airport of the Year for its collaborative approach to keeping aviation safety the top priority by regularly seeking input from pilots and other industry… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized the accomplishments of distinguished pilots during its 65th Air Safety Forum

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized the accomplishments of 13 distinguished pilots during its 65th Air Safety Forum. The presentation of ALPA’s prestigious awards and citations were featured during the four-day event. In addition to honoring outstanding contributions by pilots in aviation safety and security, ALPA’s… Read the full press release

ALPA releases new white paper highlighting proven safety benefits of having two pilots on the flight deck

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Capt. Joe DePete, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), released a new white paper today (July 17, 2019) highlighting the proven safety benefits that having at least two pilots on the flight deck provide to our nation’s aviation system. The document, released in conjunction with the Association’s… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with Air Safety Award

Fall River Resident Recognized for Outstanding Leadership WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today (July 18, 2019) recognized Jazz Aviation Capt. Nick Seemel with its Air Safety Award for his outstanding leadership in aviation safety. Capt. Seemel was presented with the award today at ALPA’s 65th Air… Read the full press release

ALPA presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 18, 2019), during its 65th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. Capt. Frank, who now flies for… Read the full press release

Wizz Air allocates third aircraft to Chisinau, Moldova

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline and the leading low-cost carrier in Moldova, announced today (JUL 18, 2019) the allocation of a third aircraft to Chisinau. The new Airbus A320 will join the fleet in December, enabling the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing 8 routes and the start of four new… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways receives Smart Travel Asia Awards as “Top 10 Best Cabin Service Worldwide” in Best in Travel Poll 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Recently, Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited led by Capt. AM.Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President – Flight Operations (Center) receives Smart Travel Asia Awards as “Top 10 Best Cabin Service Worldwide” in Best in Travel Poll 2019. Capt. AM.Dechit Chareonwong, Vice President – Flight Operations said “On behalf of the… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group launches new multi-brand and mobile-first global website, RadissonHotels.com

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest hotel groups, is proud to launch its new multi-brand and mobile-first global website, RadissonHotels.com, which also serves as the unique platform for Radisson Rewards members. Complementing the revamped site will be the Radisson Hotels App, available by the end of… Read the full press release

Radisson Hotel Group announces signing of new Radisson Blu hotel at the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart, Germany

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hotel Group is pleased to announce the signing with Bülow AG for a new Radisson Blu hotel at the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart, Germany. The Radisson Blu Hotel at Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart represents an exciting collaboration with developer Bülow AG. The design of the Porsche Design Tower Stuttgart was… Read the full press release

Silversea launches a new collection of Grand Voyages for late 2020 and 2021

Miami, FL, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea launches a new collection of Grand Voyages for late 2020 and 2021, which includes three exceptional expedition cruise options. Purposely designed for travelers who prefer a more immersive travel experience, Silversea’s Grand Voyages offer extended journeys of up to 70 days, with multiple overnight stays, a… Read the full press release

SITA announces that Southwest Airlines® is the latest carrier to join NDC Exchange

ATPCO and SITA platform simplifies NDC adoption by enabling connectivity across the travel distribution ecosystem Dulles, VA, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — ATPCO and SITA today (17 July 2019) announced that Southwest Airlines® is the latest carrier to join NDC Exchange, a platform for NDC that enables content interoperability across the airline distribution ecosystem. By joining NDC Exchange,… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches campaign to celebrate all the things that make the North a great place

Pan-Northern campaign highlights how the region benefits from direct connectivity from Manchester Airport Organisations, tourism bodies and businesses from across the North welcome the growth and investment opportunities the airport gives all of the region More Than An Airport campaign highlights how Manchester unlocks, trade, community, business and tourism opportunities for the whole of the… Read the full press release

Hyatt announces the opening of Hyatt Centric Mountain View in Silicon Valley, California

New lifestyle hotel targets savvy explorers seeking shareable moments CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) announced today (July 18, 2019) the opening of Hyatt Centric Mountain View. Ideally situated in the Village at San Antonio Center, the new 167-room hotel marks the lifestyle brand’s first property in Silicon Valley, Calif. and its fourth… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport HY1 2019 passenger traffic 14.1% up YoY

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport has summed up its operating results for June and HY1 2019. Total passenger traffic in the first six months of 2019 was 23.404 million passengers, 14.1% up YoY. In HY1 2019, the airport provided 188,346 takeoff and landing operations, a 14.6% increase YoY. Sheremetyevo is… Read the full press release

Turkish Airlines launches Istanbul-Bali direct flights

Global carrier’s Istanbul-Bali direct flights will be operated as seven frequencies per week. Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Flying to more countries and international destinations than any other airline in the world, Turkish Airlines inaugurated its direct flights between its home base Istanbul and world-renowned tourist destination, Bali (Indonesia) on July 17,… Read the full press release

Air France inaugurates completely revamped lounge at Washington-Dulles international airport

Paris, France, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — On July 18th, 2019, Air France inaugurated its completely revamped and more spacious lounge located in the heart of Washington-Dulles international airport (USA), near the boarding gates. The new lounge welcomes Air France La Première and Business customers and Flying Blue Elite Plus members in a completely revamped,… Read the full press release

IATA calls on the European Commission, European Governments and ANSPs to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) to make urgent improvements to European air traffic management. The priority should be to cut carbon emissions and address the unnecessary costs and flight delays suffered by passengers from inefficient airspace routes… Read the full press release

CDA awarded the 2019 Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award for DBE/ACDBE Programs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) was awarded the 2019 Civil Rights Advocate and Partner Award for DBE/ACDBE Programs at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The presentation was made to CDA representatives during the 10th annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) National Civil Rights Training conference for Airports in… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific reopens newly renovated Shanghai Pudong Cathay Pacific Lounge

Cathay Pacific is moving beyond with the re-opening of the newly renovated Shanghai Pudong lounge on 18 July Hong Kong, China, 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is reopening its newly renovated Shanghai Pudong Cathay Pacific Lounge on July 18, marking the introduction of the airline’s awards-winning lounge design to mainland China for the… Read the full press release

The very first standalone Private Residences from Four Seasons unveiled in the heart of London’s Mayfair neighbourhood

Finchatton and Four Seasons debut 37 homes in the heart of London’s historic Mayfair neighbourhood Toronto, Canada, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Finchatton, the renowned property development and design firm, in partnership with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, today unveil the first look at Twenty Grosvenor Square, A Four Seasons Residence,… Read the full press release

IHG announces the groundbreaking of a new-build Holiday Inn Express® hotel in downtown Washington, D.C.

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today (16 JULY 2019) announces the groundbreaking of a new-build Holiday Inn Express® hotel in downtown Washington, D.C. Scheduled to open in Q4 2020, the 247-room hotel will be owned by Washington, D.C.-based developer Habte Sequar with Lima Hotels… Read the full press release

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sunshine Coast in Maroochydore Town Centre to open in 2020

Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading Australian hotel investment and development company, Pro-Invest, will open a Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sunshine Coast in Maroochydore Town Centre in 2020, following the purchase of a prime site in Maroochydore and lodgement of a development application with Economic Development Queensland for a new… Read the full press release

Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants to unveil first properties in Mexico in 2020

Boutique hospitality brand to open in Polanco in 2020  Denham, United Kingdom, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants announced today (16 JULY 2019) that the company will unveil their first properties in Mexico in 2020 with the opening of two high-end boutique hotels in the upscale neighborhood of Polanco in Mexico City. Both projects are… Read the full press release

Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew unveil hand-made 12 metre squared Botanical Tapestry

  LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers set to depart from Heathrow Terminal 2 over the summer holidays are in for a treat as Heathrow and Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew today (16 July, 2019) unveil a unique, hand-made 12 metre squared Botanical Tapestry, depicting global flora in intricate and colourful detail. The botanical… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches new route connecting Nha Trang, Vietnam with Busan, South Korea

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — New-age carrier Vietjet has officially launched its latest international route connecting Nha Trang, Vietnam’s popular beach city, with Busan, South Korea’s famous seaport city. Vietjet is the first carrier to operate the direct route between the two destinations, marking the airline’s ninth service between Vietnam… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Searches for Digital Pilots

Third round of the “AIRcelerate” dual course of studies  Application deadline at the end of August 2019  Main focus: graduates should contribute business intelligence to flight operations  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “We would like to initiate a digital impetus. For this purpose, we are looking for digital pilots”, says Jens Ritter, Accountable… Read the full press release

Nominations now open for HSMAI Lifetime Achievement Awards and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds of 2019

McLEAN, VA, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Nominations are officially open for the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Americas Lifetime Achievement and Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Sales, Marketing, and Revenue Optimization awards. Honorees will be recognized during the HSMAI Adrian Awards Dinner Reception & Gala on January 21, 2020, at the New York Marriott Marquis. HSMAI’s… Read the full press release

EVA Air makes Milan Malpensa its first European route in 20 years

Asian carrier is a ‘Five-Star’ addition to Malpensa’s airline portfolio; four times weekly service from Taipei Taoyuan in Taiwan to begin in February 2020.

Qatar Airways launches new service to Gaborone, Botswana, starting 27 October 2019

Qatar Airways will be the first Middle Eastern airline to operate to the capital of Botswana Three-times weekly flights to Gaborone will be operated by an Airbus A350 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of its new service to Gaborone, Botswana, starting 27 October… Read the full press release