Shannon Airport: new Embraer Lineage 1000 executive jet joins Gainjet Ireland’s growing fleet

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — There were double celebrations today (16 October 2018) at Shannon Airport, as Gainjet Ireland took delivery of a new jet, which made history as the first aircraft in the world to be registered on the new Irish EJ aircraft register, administered by the Irish Aviation Authority. The registration… Read the full press release

Boeing announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio at MRO Europe

Enhanced capabilities enable better, faster decision-making based on real-time data, powered by Boeing AnalytX Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At MRO Europe today (Oct. 16, 2018), Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio that enable better, faster operational decision-making for customers. The announcement comes alongside a series of… Read the full press release

Boeing and Adient’s airplane seat joint venture Adient Aerospace secures regulatory approvals

Adient Aerospace secures regulatory approval to develop, manufacture and sell seats to airlines and leasing companies Alan Wittman named Chief Executive Officer SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Adient (NYSE: ADNT) today (Oct. 16, 2018) announced their airplane seat joint venture Adient Aerospace is operational after securing regulatory approvals. The… Read the full press release

flydubai Engineering Maintenance System integrates with FedEx Web Services

Designed to enhance air waybill generation and the digitalisation of documents Launched with Swiss Aviation Software Ltd., flydubai’s Engineering Maintenance System Designed to enhance air waybill generation and the digitalisation of documents Dubai UAE, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai and Swiss Aviation Software (Swiss-AS) have integrated the flydubai Engineering Maintenance System… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation expands and renovates its U.S. FBOs from the East Coast to the West Coast

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is expanding and renovating its U.S. FBOs (fixed base operations) from the East Coast to the West Coast to deliver even better service to meet customers’ needs at every level. “Our customers will soon find new or renovated facilities from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Van Nuys, California,… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation received FAA Supplemental Type Certification for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft. The company announced EASA approval for the same in August 2018. ADS-B Out compliance is mandated by the FAA and EASA effective January and June 2020, respectively. Automatic… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines took delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (15.10.2018) S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld®, global aviation alliance, has announced that it has received the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia. The aircraft will be based in Novosibirsk. The Boeing 737 MAX will start flying this week: passengers on the Novosibirsk to Moscow and Chita routes will be the first to enjoy flying on the new… Read the full press release

Ryanair SELECTS OmniServ as its new handler at London Stansted Airport

Omniserv To Replace Swissport From 1st Feb 2019 DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair today (15 Oct) announced that it has chosen OmniServ as its new handler at London Stansted Airport, following an extensive tendering process. From 1st February 2019, OmniServ (operating as Blue Handling) will provide all of Ryanair’s check-in, baggage and ground operations… Read the full press release

SITA to deploy further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2

SITA Scan&Fly halves baggage processing and cuts check-in wait times for AirAsia passengers Singapore, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (16 October 2018) announced that it will deploy a further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2 (klia2), following the successful implementation of 15 units earlier this year. Baggage processing time has… Read the full press release

Norwegian pays tribute to Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde

Irish poet and playwright graces airline’s aircraft LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is proud to announce that Irish poet and playwright Oscar Wilde will become its second Irish ‘tail fin hero’, ahead of the anniversary of his birthday on the 16th October. The renowned writer’s portrait graces the tail fin of two… Read the full press release

Boeing strengthens its Global Services’ offerings with the integration of Flightdocs Enterprise platform

Companies sign MOU to integrate Flightdocs Enterprise platform with Boeing Global Services’ offerings from Aviall, Inventory Locator Services and Jeppesen Together, partners will offer enhanced, cloud-based aviation maintenance, compliance and inventory management solutions for business and general aviation operators. ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Flightdocs have entered into a… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines becomes the first Russian airline to fly the new Boeing 737 MAX

Carrier is the first in Russia to fly the 737 MAX airplane S7 plans to operate 10 more MAX airplanes in the coming years MOSCOW, RUSSIA, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], Air Lease Corp. [NYSE: AL; “ALC”], and S7 Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX, via lease from… Read the full press release

Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have implement SITA’s Scan&Fly self-bag drop technology

SITA’s Scan&Fly allows passengers to check-in their bags in under a minute Moscow, Russia, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have implemented SITA’s Scan&Fly self-bag drop technology, providing passengers with a faster, more efficient process to check-in their own bags. The process takes less than a minute. The technology was developed by… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands services to Europe with the launch of new daily non-stop service between Tokyo and Vienna

Growth in European demand behind decision to launch route to Austrian capital TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route flying a Boeing 787-9 from Tokyo… Read the full press release

Norwegian is the presenting partner of the NBA London Game 2019

Washington Wizards and New York Knicks to Meet at The O2 Jan. 17  LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Norwegian announced today (Oct 15, 2018) a partnership that sees the award-winning airline named presenting partner of the NBA London Game 2019. The regular-season game will feature the Washington… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation and NetJets announce fleet agreements with option to purchase 175 Cessna Citation Longitude and 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere aircrafts

ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and NetJets® Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, today (OCTOBER 15, 2018) announced fleet agreements for the option to purchase up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude® aircraft and up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere® aircraft. NetJets has operated a fleet of nearly… Read the full press release

SAS Go travelers can now pre-order premium menus on long haul flights

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS now gives SAS Go travelers the chance to upgrade their dining experience by pre-ordering premium menus on long haul flights. Aiming to further enhance the personalisation of the airlines’ on-board experience, the initiative is also in line with the development of the next generation of traveling and… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes All Nippon Airways’ new daily service to Tokyo

Welcome to Vienna: ANA to Launch Daily Flight Service to Tokyo  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A new long-haul flight connection will be offered from Vienna. All Nippon Airways, Japan’s largest airline, will link Vienna with Tokyo-Haneda Airport starting on February 17, 2019. The new route will be served daily throughout the entire… Read the full press release

Emirates: Book early and enjoy the Thanksgiving and Diwali with friends and family

Book early and enjoy the festivities across North America and India Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is offering UAE residents a chance to travel back home and celebrate Thanksgiving and Diwali with friends and family. Passengers travelling in Economy and Business Class can book starting today until 28th October 2018, for travel… Read the full press release

Air Partner air charter team will be at IMEX America 2018

Gatwick, UK, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner teams up with IMEX America 2018 for the eighth consecutive year for the Hosted Buyers program. The Air Partner air charter team will be available at IMEX America 2018 at Booth B3427 to discuss all global business travel needs, as well as in the Hosted Buyers… Read the full press release

Boeing and SpiceJet celebrate the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8

Indian carrier to operate up to 205 MAX jets on regional and international routes Fuel-efficient 737 MAX to help SpiceJet save $1.5 million per plane a year SEATTLE, Washington, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8. The airline plans to use the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO)

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announces new seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO). The new flights will operate Saturdays in March 2019. Tickets are available now at Southwest.com. The airline is also bringing back seasonal nonstop service to Phoenix, Arizona (PHX) with flights operating on Saturdays… Read the full press release

Air France creates Air France Museum Heritage Endowment Fund to protect and promote its heritage

The company is strengthening the protection and promotion of its historical heritage by setting up the Air France Museum Heritage Endowment Fund. PARIS, France, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — An innovative legal entity launched under the 2008 Law on the Modernisation of the Economy, the Air France Museum Heritage Endowment Fund is intended to house… Read the full press release

South African Airways is the host airline for the Airlines Association of Southern Africa’s 48th annual general assembly in Livingstone, Zambia

LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) is the host airline for the Airlines Association of Southern Africa’s (AASA) 48th annual general assembly (AGA), taking place from 11 to 14 October 2018 in Livingstone, Zambia. The theme for this year’s AGA is Enabling African Airline Service Excellence. The assembly, which… Read the full press release

South African Airways donates 15 computers to Shungu Namutitima Primary and Secondary School in Livingstone, Zambia

SAA Donates Fully Equipped Computer Lab to Livingstone School to further STEM Learning Opportunities LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has donated 15 computers to Shungu Namutitima Primary and Secondary School in Livingstone, Zambia yesterday.  SAA partnered with Bombardier, a multinational aerospace and transportation company, to present the school… Read the full press release

Hundreds of children with illness or disability taken to Orlando for a holiday of a lifetime on a chartered British Airways jumbo jet

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Hundreds of children, who all have a serious illness or disability, arrived at Heathrow this morning for the departure of Dreamflight 2018 which whisked them to Orlando for a holiday of a lifetime on a chartered British Airways jumbo jet. Every year Dreamflight raises funds to enable the… Read the full press release

dnata named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards for the 9th time

Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 9th time, dnata has been named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards.  The award was accepted by Jaffar Dawood, Senior Vice President of dnata’s UAE airport operations, at a gala dinner in Dubai. “We are honoured to receive this… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new and transparent baggage policy; guarantees one free carry-on bag for all passengers

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, today (OCT 10, 2018) announces its new and transparent baggage policy which is aimed at easing boarding for passengers and which guarantees all passengers to bring one free carry-on bag into… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates two years of operating its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to Oslo

Facilitates transport of key exports and trade goods from salmon to horses, pharmaceuticals to machinery Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has completed two years of operating its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to Oslo. The air cargo carrier operates a weekly freighter service to the Norwegian… Read the full press release

Ryanair’s Summer 2019 schedule: new four-times weekly service from Bournemouth to Dublin

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (11 Oct) announced a new route from Bournemouth to Dublin, with a four-times weekly service commencing in April 2019, which will be a part of Ryanair’s Summer 19 schedule. British consumers and visitors can now enjoy even lower fares and the latest “Always… Read the full press release