Aberdeen International Airport Launches Campaign to Gather Stories for Its 90th Anniversary Celebrations

(IN SHORT) Aberdeen International Airport, marking its 90th year since inception, has initiated a campaign inviting passengers and former colleagues to share their memorable experiences and stories associated with the airport over the years. The airport, a cornerstone of the community since its establishment in July 1934, plans various celebrations throughout the year. With a… Read the full press release

AirAsia MOVE Unveils Refreshed App Icon and Brand Transformation

New app icon on App Store (iOS) and Play Store (Android) effective 26 Feb Convenient functions remain the same, book AirAsia flights & 700 other airlines, hotels, rides, and so much more on the AirAsia MOVE app  More exciting changes coming up, including new app layout & experience (IN SHORT) AirAsia MOVE, formerly known as… Read the full press release

Ikhlas.com Hosts Largest Fidyah Rice Distribution in Perlis

(IN SHORT) Ikhlas Com Travel & Umrah Sdn Bhd (ikhlas.com), a Muslim-friendly lifestyle platform, in collaboration with Majlis Agama Islam dan Adat Istiadat Melayu Perlis (MAIPs), organized the largest fidyah distribution event in Perlis, providing 1,000 bags of rice to eligible recipients. CEO Ikhlas Kamarudin expressed gratitude for the opportunity to continue their commitment to… Read the full press release

Hyatt House Tokyo Shibuya: Your Home Away from Home in the Heart of Shibuya

Home-away-from-home living accommodations for working and relaxing in Tokyo offer the ideal combination of convenience, comfort and community (IN SHORT) Hyatt Hotels Corporation proudly announces the grand opening of Hyatt House Tokyo Shibuya, the first of its kind in Tokyo, Japan, marking the twentieth Hyatt property in the country. Boasting 126 spacious apartment-style guestrooms, including… Read the full press release

Turkish Technic Partners with Silk Way West Airlines for Boeing 777F Maintenance Solutions

(IN SHORT) Turkish Technic, a prominent Istanbul-based MRO provider, has entered into a component pool agreement with Silk Way West Airlines, bolstering the operational capabilities of one of the youngest Boeing 777F fleet operators. This agreement grants Silk Way West Airlines access to spare parts pooling and MRO services for necessary components, along with expedited… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines Expands Domestic Connectivity to South-Western Ethiopia

Ethiopian will continue to invest in seamless domestic connectivity and airport expansion (IN SHORT) Ethiopian Airlines Group announces the reinstatement of thrice weekly passenger services to Dembi Dollo, South-Western Ethiopia, effective from February 26, 2024. CEO Mr. Mesfin Tasew highlights the importance of the air service in fostering socio-economic development by facilitating tourism, trade, and… Read the full press release

Saudi Arabia Surpasses 100 Million Tourists: A Testament to Vision and Growth

(IN SHORT) In a remarkable feat, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrates surpassing 100 million tourists, seven years ahead of schedule, a milestone recognized by the World Tourism Organization (UN Tourism). With over 27 million international and 79 million domestic tourists contributing to a combined spend of USD 67 billion, Saudi Arabia’s emergence as a… Read the full press release

Chicago Airports Implement Narcan Program to Combat Opioid Overdoses

Nasal spray to be used for travelers and others experiencing opioid overdoses (IN SHORT) The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) launches a new initiative to address the opioid epidemic by distributing Narcan, an overdose medication, at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The program places Narcan inside Automated External Defibrillator (AED) cabinets across both airports’ pre-and… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to Relocate Operations to Manohar International Airport, Enhancing Travel Experience in Goa

Qatar Airways will cease operations at Dabolim Airport (GOI) on 20 June 2024, with its last departure from Hamad International Airport (DOH) to GOI being 19 June 2024 and its last departure from GOI to DOH being 20 June 2024 The new Manohar International Airport to deliver improved passenger experience (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways announces… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Unveils Next-Gen MetaHuman Cabin Crew Sama 2.0 at ITB Berlin 2024

Qatar Airways will showcase its latest digital innovation at the world leading travel trade show, taking place from 5-7 March 2024 Qatar Airways is the world’s first airline to develop a virtual MetaHuman cabin crew The dynamic reveal will highlight Sama’s second generation capabilities powered by artificial intelligence (IN SHORT) Qatar Airways sets a new… Read the full press release

Cathay Cargo Terminal Boosts Sustainability with 50% Recycled Plastic Cover Sheets

Focusing on sustainability leadership in cargo operations (IN SHORT) Cathay Cargo Terminal in Hong Kong takes a significant step towards sustainability by adopting 50% recycled plastic cargo cover sheets for all Export Cargo shipments, surpassing its previous 30% recycled content specifications. Developed in collaboration with suppliers and rigorously tested, the new material aligns with Cathay… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Omni Hotels Announce Solarbration Sweepstakes for Exclusive Eclipse Experience

Sweepstakes winners can enjoy a unique eclipse experience with air travel and hotel stays (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines, in collaboration with Omni Hotels & Resorts, launches the Solarbration sweepstakes, offering two lucky winners and their guests a unique opportunity to witness the total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024. Entrants can vie for a chance… Read the full press release