Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Capitola Auto Mall Dealer Group sponsored Drive for Schools fundraiser now underway

Santa Cruz, CA, United States, 2013-10-14 — / —  The 2013 Drive for Schools fundraiser is now underway, with more than seventy schools in Santa Cruz County selling tickets for a chance to win a new car or $25,000 in cash, plus dozens of other prizes. Drive for Schools, sponsored by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk… Read the full press release

FlightStats monthly report ranked Iberia the 7th most punctual airline amongst international carriers

Punctuality reached 90% last September Iberia’s punctuality ratings have remained above 88% for past three months Madrid, Spain, 2013-10-14 — / — In September Iberia equalled its own best punctuality rating, with 90% of its flight on time, according to the monthly report of the FlightStats consulting group, winning the airline 7th place amongst international carriers…. Read the full press release

Zurich Airport announced it handled 2,272,003 passengers during September 2013

Zurich, Switzerland, 2013-10-14 — / — Traffic Figures: 2,272,003 passengers were handled at Zurich Airport during September 2013, a loss of 0.7% versus September 2012. The year to date passenger growth stands at +0.3%. O&D or local passengers (originating or departing from Zurich) increased by 1.9% to 1,553,252 compared to previous September (YTD +2.1%). Transfer passengers decreased… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announced over 3.5 million passengers passed through its airport in September 2013

Over 3.5 million passengers passed through London Gatwick in September Passengers flying to Europe increased by 3.5% and to long haul destinations by 5.3% September’s load factor was 85.5% London, UK, 2013-10-14 — / —  September 2013 traffic performance summary Month Moving Annual Total Growth Oct-12 Oct-11 Growth Sep-13 Sep-12 (%) Sep-13 Sep-12 (%) Total terminal… Read the full press release

easyJet announced its 2014 summer holiday schedule with 42 routes from Bristol Airport

Bristol, England, 2013-10-14 — / — easyJet, the UK’s largest airline, has announced its summer holiday schedule for 2014 today with 42 routes available from Bristol Airport. Over one million summer seats are on sale now at so that customers can secure the best fares by booking early on travel between 16 June and 14 September 2014. The… Read the full press release

South African Airways (SAA) and Boeing work together to develop the first ever sustainable aviation fuel supply chains in Africa

Chicago, United States, 2013-10-14 — / — South African Airways (SAA) is committed to ensuring that environmental sustainability is the cornerstone of how the national carrier’s business is done into the future. This is in line and under the guidance of the Department of Public Enterprise’s Climate Change Policy Framework for State Owned Companies. A key driver… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport set single day passengers record when 88 046 people travelled via the airport on Friday, 27 September

Oslo, Norway, 2013-10-14 — / — Oslo Airport set yet another record for the number of passengers on a single day on Friday, 27 September, when 88 046 people travelled via the airport. “This day marked the beginning of the autumn holiday for many. Our ability to handle more than 88 000 passengers in one day proves… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport applauds United Airlines’ return next year with 88% more capacity on Chicago service

Shannon, Ireland, 2013-10-14 — / — Shannon Airport has described the announcement by United Airlines today of not just the return of its Shannon-Chicago service next year but the almost doubling of capacity as another significant vote of confidence in the quality and unique tourism product across the West of Ireland.  The announcement comes as Shannon… Read the full press release

Lufthansa and Germanwings to exapand their services in the forthcoming winter flight schedules

Cologne, Germany,  2013-10-14 — / — Lufthansa and Germanwings are marginally expanding their services in the forthcoming winter flight schedules. Their joint capacity in terms of available seat-kilometers will increase overall by 1.1 per cent. This growth is attributable to the deployment of larger aircraft. In combination with Germanwings, Lufthansa is offering customers an even wider… Read the full press release