Travelport Rooms and More Adds Huntington Travel’s Hotel Consolidator Content to Travelport Rooms and More™

2013-01-18 — / — Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces that its Travelport Rooms and More™ hotel booking engine, the one-stop hotel shop for travel agents, now includes accommodation offers from Canada’s award-winning, leading hotel consolidator, Huntington Travel, which provides a wide product range of hotels to worldwide destinations. The… Read the full press release

250,000 members in CPH’s customer loyalty programme

2013-01-18 — / — CPH Advantage, Copenhagen Airport’s loyalty programme, has reached a quarter of a million members after just 13 months. The programme benefits both passengers and the airport. Travellers are joining Copenhagen Airport’s loyalty programme, CPH Advantage, in large numbers. The programme offers free wi-fi, bonus points and special parking offers. Just 13 months… Read the full press release


Los Angeles, California, 2013-01-18 — / —  The City of Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners (BOAC) will listen to members of the public regarding the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) Specific Plan Amendment Study (SPAS) at a special session beginning at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, January 31, 2013, in the Samuel Greenberg Board Room of the Clifton… Read the full press release

Skybus passenger update

2013-01-18 — / — Skybus will continue to operate flights to the Isles of Scilly via Newquay Cornwall Airport up to and including Monday 21st January 2013, when the situation will be reviewed. With further rain predicted at Land’s End Airport falling on already saturated ground means it is still too wet to operate scheduled services… Read the full press release

EUROCONTROL’s Network Manager’s role reinforced with the approval of the Network Strategy Plan

Brussels, Belgium, 2013-01-18 — / — On 19 December 2012, the European Commission (EC) formally approved the Network Strategy Plan (NSP) for the period 2012-2019.  On the same day, the EC also appointed the chairperson and voting members of the Network Management Board. The Network Manager, a function carried out by EUROCONTROL, is responsible for developing,… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport Information on All Nippon Airways and Grounding of Dreamliner Fleet on January 15, 2013

2013-01-18 — / — All Nippon Airways (ANA) announced grounding its fleet of 17 Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft (see ANA statements below) on January 15 (PST). Subsequently, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ordered the grounding of all U.S. registered Dreamliners on January 16. What this means for Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) travelers at this… Read the full press release


Los Angeles, California, 2013-01-18 — / — Los Angeles Airport Police Officer Cipriano Montes, a five-year veteran, was recognized at the annual Police and Fire Appreciation luncheon today hosted by the Inglewood Airport Area Chamber of Commerce. Los Angeles Airport Police Chief Patrick M. Gannon said, “I am very proud to have officers who put their personal… Read the full press release

Deloitte chooses the “Gateway” building at Brussels Airport

DELOITTE has signed a long-term lease for the use of the “Gateway” building. CODIC and IMMOBEL will join forces to develop the “Gateway” project in Zaventem on the site of the old airport terminal. Codic and Immobel were assisted by Jones Lang LaSalle while DELOITTE Belgium could count on the help of its internal team… Read the full press release

British Airways Leeds Bradford Flights Move to Terminal 5

2013-01-18 — / — The newly launched British Airways flights from Leeds Bradford Airport will move to the airline’s flagship Heathrow home, Terminal 5, from this summer. The new service, which started on December 9 last year, currently operates into Heathrow’s Terminal 1. The move will cut minimum connection times to onward British Airways flights by 30 minutes,… Read the full press release

SAS and Singapore Airlines launch joint venture between Scandinavia and Singapore

2013-01-18 — / — SAS and Singapore Airlines will be cooperating on flights between Scandinavia and Singapore from February 1st. During the summer of 2012, the CEOs of the two companies signed a joint venture agreement, which includes, among other things, the coordination of timetables and joint sales activities. The regulatory authorities have since then approved… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Temporarily Pulls the 787 out of Service for Precautionary Inspection per US FAA Directive

2013-01-18 — / — Following the directive of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Ethiopian has decided to temporarily pull its B787 Dreamliners out of service for precautionary inspection on Thursday, January 17, 2013. The US FAA issued a directive on January 16, 2013 that mandates operators to perform special inspection requirements on the Dreamliner airplane… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains launches biggest ever Standard Class seat sale

2013-01-18 — / — Up to 50,000 Virgin Trains standard class seats are up for grabs at knock down prices with prices starting at £5.50 for a journey between London and Birmingham Between 16 and 19 January 2013 customers will have the opportunity to bag these incredibly cheap tickets but they will need to be quick… Read the full press release

Record-Breaking Year at Boston Logan International Airport

Record-breaking Year at Boston Logan as Passenger Count Tops 29 Million BOSTON, 2013-01-18 — / — Boston Logan International Airport set a new passenger record in 2012 with 29,325,617 people passing through the airport, an increase of 416,350 over 2011, which was the previous record high year. “Massport capped off a very successful year in 2012… Read the full press release

Cupid Strikes at Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria at San Stefano

Celebrate love with intimate dinners, romantic Spa treatments, and a gift of love this Valentine’s Day. 2013-01-18 — / —The time for flowers, candles, hearts, chocolates and candy is here again. Valentine’s Day celebrates love, the essence of life since early times, romantically depicted in novels, movies and music. This Valentine’s Day, Four Seasons Hotel Alexandria invites… Read the full press release


2013-01-18 — / — Leading regional airline’s Deli in the Sky rated best British airline by influential online study. Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has been recognised as the top best UK airline for the quality of its Deli in the Sky range of on-board food in Skyscanner’s* annual European Airline Food Awards. Flybe placed highest… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan Members Can Book Award Travel on Emirates

SEATTLE, 2013-01-18 — / — Alaska Airlines and Emirates today announced enhanced frequent flier award benefits, enabling members to now redeem awards for travel in each others’ programs. Members of Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan and Emirates’ Skywards programs have already been able to earn miles on a reciprocal basis since the airlines’ partnership began in March… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific releases combined traffic figures for December 2012

2013-01-18 — / — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for December 2012 that show an increase for both passenger numbers and cargo and mail tonnage compared to the same month last year. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair carried a total of 2,520,864 passengers in December – an increase of 2.5%… Read the full press release

Sweet 16 – Marriott Again Named a FORTUNE ‘Best Company to Work For’

Marriott Joins Google, Starbucks and Other Top Employers on the ‘100 Best’ List  2013-01-18 — / — For the 16th consecutive year, Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR) is named one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” according to FORTUNE magazine. This distinction maintains Marriott’s “All Star” status as one of only 13 companies that have… Read the full press release

WAA Announces New Chair and Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

2013-01-18 — / — Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. is pleased to announce the election of Mr. Garth Smorang, Q.C. as Chair and Mr. Tom Payne Jr. as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors. Previously Vice Chair, Mr. Smorang succeeds Mr. Tom Bryk as Chair and whose term concluded December 31, 2012. “I am honoured to… Read the full press release