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

Nearly half million passengers passed through Leipzig/Halle and Dresden Airports during September

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — 487,626 passengers in all passed through Leipzig/Halle and Dresden Airports during September. This represents growth of 7.3 percent in comparison with the same month in the previous year. The number of aircraft movements rose by 9.2 percent to a figure of 9,837 take-offs and landings. The number of… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong increases maternity leave for its female employees to 14 weeks

HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has announced yesterday the increase of maternity leave for its eligible female employees who are on permanent or fixed-term contracts to 14 weeks with full pay with immediate effect. Eligible female staff who are currently on maternity leave will also benefit from… Read the full press release

HMSHost brings Bay Area’s beloved burger joint Super Duper Burgers to San Francisco International Airport

HMSHost adds first airport location for this San Francisco favorite burger joint SAN FRANCISCO, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Juicy burgers from the Bay Area’s beloved burger joint, Super Duper Burgers are now being served up to world travelers at San Francisco International Airport. The mouthwatering made-to-order burgers made their debut in Terminal 3 courtesy of… 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

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

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

CAA publishes new industry guidance on assisting passengers with hidden disabilities

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today (15 October, 2018) published new industry guidance on assisting passengers with hidden disabilities. The guidance to airlines follows similar advice given to airports in 2016 and has been formulated in association with disability groups. Acknowledging existing good practice by some… 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

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to create a new entrance road and improved access to the airport

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Construction kicks off this week at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) which will create a new entrance road and improved access to the airport. This summer, and continuing through third quarter 2019, roadway construction at CVG will make way for a new entrance to the Main Terminal… 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

FEAM Aero broke ground on its new 103,000-square-foot hangar at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG)

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — FEAM Aero broke ground today on its new 103,000-square-foot $19 million hangar at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), which will create more than 100 aircraft mechanic jobs paying $60,000-$70,000 annually. Lynxs Group is developing the eight-acre site for FEAM Aero who will operate the hangar scheduled to open… Read the full press release

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to launch forum that brings airport employers together to share best practices

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is launching the Strategic Workforce Collaborative – a forum to bring airport employers together to share best practices and ensure a strong workforce to fill future airport jobs. Currently, various businesses on CVG’s campus collectively employ nearly 14,000 individuals and that… 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

Bristol Airport adds three new directors to its leadership team

Bristol Airport has strengthened its senior team with the appointment of three new directors. Bristol, UK, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Jason Clark has joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), bringing strong board level experience in finance positions, most recently as CFO for Condor Ferries, the main ferry operator between the UK, France and… 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

New 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Works are nearly complete on the new 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport as part of its £15m investment aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The new bar restaurant, The Artisan, will hero produce from a number of Northern… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport launches new major marketing campaign

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport is to build on its record level of investment with the launch of a major new marketing campaign. Following an extensive market research programme, involving over 8,000 of its customers, Shannon Airport today has unveiled its new campaign ‘Shannon Airport – making it easy’. The aim… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport wins the Airport of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association for the third time

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has received major recognition from the European airline community after being chosen as this year’s winner of the Airport of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association (ERA). This is the Airport’s third win, having secured the prestigious title in 2014 and 2015…. 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

Summer 2019 schedule: Ryanair announces twice weekly service from Liverpool to Corfu, Greece

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (10 Oct) announced a new route from Liverpool to Corfu, with a twice weekly service from June, as part of Ryanair’s Summer 2019 schedule, which will be launched shortly. North West consumers and visitors can now enjoy even lower fares and the latest… Read the full press release

Indonesia’s busiest airports to take advantage of SITA’s world-class technology

World leader in airport technology continues partnership with PT Angkasa Pura Supports, subsidiary company of PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) Mangupura, Bali, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As world leaders gather in Bali for the IMF-World Bank Group meetings, PT Angkasa Pura I Persero (AP1), which operates 13 airports across Central and Eastern Indonesia,… Read the full press release

WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline to base its Dreamliner aircraft out of YYC Calgary International Airport

Investment will support 650 jobs and $100 million in economic output CALGARY, CANADA, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — WestJet today (October 10, 2018) announced that it’s connecting Alberta to the world as it launches its first three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner international destinations from Calgary. WestJet becomes the first Canadian airline to base its Dreamliner aircraft out… Read the full press release

Norwegian offers UK holidaymakers the chance to book flights to the USA for less with East Coast five-day Flash Sale

Six transatlantic routes included in the five-day sale from £134.90 one-way LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has today (Oct 11, 2018) launched an East Coast five-day Flash Sale offering holidaymakers from across the UK the chance to book flights to the USA for less. For five days consumers will be able to… Read the full press release

SFO unveils designs to honor civil rights leader Harvey Milk in the new Terminal 1 facility

Airport makes public call for Milk images to be included in dedication designs SAN FRANCISCO, California, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) unveiled its designs to honor civil rights leader Harvey Milk in the new Terminal 1 facility, scheduled to open in phases beginning July 2019. The unveiling will include… Read the full press release