Lufthansa launches simple self-service check-in

New baggage drop-off machines at Munich/ Test-run at Frankfurt / Priority Boarding offers greater exclusivity for passengers on European flights 2012-10-30 — / — Lufthansa is making baggage check-in even simpler. From now on, at Munich airport passengers can check their bags in themselves. New baggage drop-off machines with easy-to-follow instructions guide passengers through the few… Read the full press release

Winnipeg James Armstrong Richardson International Airport Officially Turns ONE

2012-10-30 — / — Today marks the one-year anniversary of the opening of the community’s new front door. “An anniversary provides the opportunity to pause and celebrate the achievements of all those involved in changing the public face of our community. From concept, to design, through construction and testing – it took a tremendous number of… Read the full press release


ONLY HALF OF T1 SECURITY UNITS OPEN AT PEAK TIMES 2012-10-30 — / — Ryanair, Europe’s only ultra-low cost airline, today (30 Oct) called on the DAA to immediately address the awful service levels at Dublin Airport where inadequate staffing has led to extensive queues at T1 security (with delays of up to 40 mins), causing… Read the full press release

Travelport signs long term agreement with eTravel

Johannesburg, South Africa, 2012-10-30 — / — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, announces that is has signed a new, five-year agreement with eTravel, one of the largest and most respected travel consortiums in South Africa. The new agreement, which takes immediate effect, will see the eTravel group continue to use Travelport’s technology. “The… Read the full press release

Facebook campaign: Keep in touch with NIVEA and Lufthansa

NIVEA and Lufthansa are running a joint Facebook campaign to find the most romantic, moving and amusing long-distance relationship stories. A total of three Lufthansa flights and 500 NIVEA travel sets will be given away among all entrants. 2012-10-30 — / — All too often, those moving to a new city or a different country will… Read the full press release

Hurricane Sandy – Heathrow update Tuesday 30 October

2012-10-30 — / — We are sorry to inform passengers that due to the storm on the east coast of the US, there are cancellations to flights departing to and arriving from US airports on the east coast including: New York – JFK, Newark – EWR, Boston – BOS, Washington D.C. – IAD and Philadelphia –… Read the full press release


RYANAIR SUPPORTS AER LINGUS POLICY OF NO FURTHER CONTRIBUTIONS TO DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PENSION SCHEMES 2012-10-30 — / — Ryanair calls on Aer Lingus Director (and ICTU fat cat boss) David Begg to confirm that he supports Aer Lingus, and condemns these unacceptable strike threats Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (29 Oct) announced that it had… Read the full press release

Airline ancillary revenue projected to reach $36.1 billion worldwide in 2012

The Amadeus worldwide estimate of ancillary revenue forecasts an11.3% increase, surpassing $3.6 billion in new receipts. Madrid, Spain & Shorewood, Wisconsin, 2012-10-30 — / —  Today, IdeaWorksCompany, the foremost consultancy in the area of airline ancillary revenue and Amadeus, a leading travel technology partner for the global travel industry, announce the results of The Amadeus Worldwide… Read the full press release

ABTA Calls on Skiers to Hit the Gym Before They Hit the Slopes

Top British Skier Chemmy Alcott Supports the Call as Research Reveals a Third of Skiing Novices do no Physical Preparation at all 2012-10-30 — / — ABTA is calling on skiers to get fit for ski as new researchi reveals today that a third (33%) of winter sports novices, (those who have never been on a winter… Read the full press release

New Hampton Inn & Suites Opens in Mulvane

150-room property brings Hamptonality to Kansas MULVANE, Kan., 2012-10-30 — / — Hampton Hotels, the global brand of nearly 1,900 mid-priced Hampton Inn, Hampton Inn & Suites, and Hampton by Hilton hotels, today announced the official opening of its newest property, the 150-room Hampton Inn & Suites Mulvane/Kansas Star Casino located at Exit 33 off the Kansas… Read the full press release