Indianapolis International Airport Unveils Stunning ‘Blue Skies’ Sculpture as a Symbol of Connectivity and Tranquility

Blue Skies is the first new permanent art installation since 2008 (IN SHORT) The Indianapolis International Airport has introduced “Blue Skies,” a captivating suspended art sculpture created by local artist Brenna McCarty. This remarkable installation, supported by a grant from the Brooks and Joan Fortune Family Foundation, marks the airport’s first permanent art addition in… Read the full press release

SAS Expands Summer Flight Offerings to USA and Asia in Response to Growing Demand

(IN SHORT) Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) is gearing up for the upcoming summer travel season, which begins on March 31, 2024, by enhancing its flight offerings and increasing capacity for flights to the USA and Asia. (PRESS RELEASE) Stockholm, Sweden, 2023-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — To accommodate the rising demand for travel to the USA… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport Set to Unveil Innovative $300 Million Transport Hub for Travelers

New pick up/drop off area to open early in the new year Projected to more than double the amount of public pick up/drop off area currently on offer (320m or a 200% increase) Built for 650 vehicles throughput p/hr at peak times Transport Hub development paves the way for new domestic terminal development Carparks and… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport Gears Up for Busy Summer Travel Season as Passenger Numbers Approach Pre-Pandemic Levels

Busiest travel days revealed, with the days leading into Christmas set to be the busiest, with 17,900 travellers expected to depart internationally on Friday 22 December Preparations for the busy summer period have been well underway and it’s a great opportunity for ‘Airport Dad’ spotting Extra ‘Santa’s elves’ on hand to help travellers get away… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy Celebrates Graduation of 58 Cadet Pilots Amid Global Pilot Shortage

EFTA has graduated over 162 cadets to-date, currently has over 300 cadets enrolled (IN SHORT) Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) marked another significant milestone with the graduation of 58 cadet pilots who have completed rigorous training. The ceremony was attended by dignitaries, faculty, graduates, and their families. His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum,… Read the full press release

dnata Receives Ground Support Services Provider of the Year Award at Aviator Middle East Awards

(IN SHORT) dnata, a global provider of air services, has been honored with the “Ground Support Services Provider of the Year” award at the 2023 Aviator Middle East Awards for the 13th time and fourth consecutive year. The award was accepted by Jaffar Dawood, dnata’s Senior Vice President, Airport Operations UAE and MEA, who was… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest Welcomes Adrien Poul as Director of Food and Beverage

(IN SHORT) Four Seasons Hotel Gresham Palace Budapest has appointed Adrien Poul as its Director of Food and Beverage, leveraging his over a decade of experience in the luxury hospitality industry. Adrien’s journey began at École Hôtelière de Paris Jean Drouant, where he developed his passion for the industry and honed his culinary skills. He… Read the full press release

Michelin-Starred Caprice in Hong Kong Celebrates Chef’s 20th Anniversary with Culinary Extravaganza

(IN SHORT) Caprice, the renowned three-Michelin-starred French restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong, is hosting a culinary extravaganza to celebrate Executive Chef Guillaume Galliot’s 20th anniversary in Asia. From January 17 to 20, 2024, Chef Guillaume will be joined by 26 world-renowned chefs, boasting over 30 Michelin stars combined, to curate a… Read the full press release

Marriott’s TownePlace Suites Celebrates 500th Hotel Opening in Virginia

The all-suites hotel brand welcomes its 500th hotel in Virginia, the state where TownePlace Suites first debuted in 1997 (IN SHORT) TownePlace Suites by Marriott, a part of the Marriott Bonvoy portfolio, is celebrating the opening of its 500th hotel with the launch of TownePlace Suites Richmond Colonial Heights in Virginia, the same state where… Read the full press release

Qantas Submits Recommendations for Australia’s 30-Year Aviation Strategy, Focuses on Sustainability and Customer Experience

Calls to follow other countries in setting mandates for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Support for reform to the slot system at Sydney Airport Push for more effective regulation of airports Outlines recent improvements Qantas has made to customer experience, complaint handling (IN SHORT) The Qantas Group has submitted its response to the Federal Government’s Aviation Green… Read the full press release