The Port Authority achieves Airport Carbon Accreditation for John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports

New York, NY, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — In recognition of its ongoing commitment to environmental sustainability, the Port Authority has received accreditation from Airports Council International (ACI) for the agency’s efforts to reduce carbon emissions at all five of its airports. The Port Authority achieved Airport Carbon Accreditation (ACA) for John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty,… Read the full press release

CDA: O’Hare and Midway International Airports ready to welcome 1.9 million passengers this Thanksgiving holiday travel

CHICAGO, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today announced that O’Hare and Midway International Airports will be among the busiest airports in the nation for Thanksgiving holiday travel this year with more than 1.9 million passengers expected over the next seven days. With new security technology unveiled at Midway… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes United Airlines’ new Chicago O’Hare International Airport 2018 summer schedule

CHICAGO, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines today announced it will add nonstop daily service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to two new destinations next spring including El Paso, Texas and Wilmington, North Carolina, as well as seasonal service to Fresno, California for the summer of 2018. In addition to the new flights, United announced it… Read the full press release

Ryanair adds further 31 routes from Milan Bergamo Airport

DUBLIN, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Italy’s No. 1 airline, today (22 Nov) extended its connecting flights service at Milan Bergamo Airport, adding a further 31 routes including Budapest, Lisbon and Ibiza providing Ryanair customers with an expanded route choice of 131 connecting services in total, and the opportunity to book and transfer directly… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches new London Stansted to Rimini route beginning in March

DUBLIN, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (21 Nov) launched a new London Stansted to Rimini route which will run twice weekly as part of its summer 2018 schedule, beginning in March. UK consumers and visitors can enjoy even lower fares and the latest “Always Getting Better” improvements including: –… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces addition of four Airbus A320 aircraft to its Luton fleet by June 2018

FOUR ADDITIONAL AIRCRAFT 150 NEW LOCAL JOBS FIVE NEW ROUTES 30 ADDITIONAL FLIGHTS & 11,000 NEW SEATS EVERY WEEK BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announces a massive expansion at its Luton base, with the addition of four Airbus A320 aircraft to… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo commences direct freighter service to Yangon, Myanmar

Freighters will provide a boost to Myanmar’s booming garment exports Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced direct freighter service to Yangon, Myanmar. The Doha-Yangon-Doha route is served once-a-week with the Airbus A330 freighter, providing more than 60 tonnes of cargo capacity each way. Qatar Airways’ Acting Chief Officer… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases daily frequencies to Moscow, Stockholm, Oslo, Milan and Rome

The multiple award-winning airline announces frequency increases to and from key European destinations and Russia  Flight frequencies to Moscow, Stockholm, Oslo, Milan and Rome will be increased in the coming months DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has announced that it will increase daily frequencies to the Scandinavian capitals of Stockholm and Oslo,… Read the full press release

easyJet: Loganair flights now on sale at easyJet.com as part of ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ service

In September easyJet launched ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ enabling customers to connect easyJet flights to other airlines’ long haul flights and buy other airlines’ flights for complementary networks on easyJet.com Loganair flights now available on easyJet.com as part of ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ service Booking platform will make it easy to book connecting flights LUTON, UK, 2017-Nov-20… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announced as the headline sponsor of the Big Bang Fair South East for the second year

Gatwick’s sponsorship enables Big Bang to reach 14,000 children across the South East of England Big Bang will run over two days for the first time thanks to Gatwick’s support LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport announces its plan to be headline sponsor of the Big Bang Fair South East for the… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer to hold an open day in Birmingham on Monday November 27 to recruit new captains

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — BA CityFlyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, is visiting Birmingham at the end of November as part of a campaign to recruit new captains. The airline is holding an open day at the Hilton Metropole hotel at Birmingham NEC on Monday November 27 seeking pilots… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport’s Laura Duggan recognised for her significant contribution to environmental sustainability

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Laura Duggan, Environmental Manager at George Best Belfast City Airport, is celebrating after being recognised by Business in the Community Northern Ireland (BITCNI) for her significant contribution to environmental sustainability. Laura received the George Dawson Award at the launch of the BITCNI Environmental Benchmarking Survey Results last… Read the full press release

Wizz Air signs MoU with Airbus for the purchase of further 146 Airbus A320neo family aircraft

Provides fleet renewal and expansion to capitalize on growth opportunity and drive unit costs even lower BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air” or “the Company”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today that, following a competitive selection process, it has signed a memorandum of… Read the full press release

Air Senegal becomes the latest airline in Africa to introduce SITA’s passenger services system

Air Senegal becomes the newest airline to use SITA’s Horizon® Kigali, Rwanda, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Senegal SA has become the latest airline in Africa to introduce SITA’s passenger services system (PSS) to manage every aspect of their operation – from reservations and pricing to ticketing and departure control. The airline is… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport welcomes the first flight of RusLine

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport pleased to welcome the first flight of RusLine airline on November 13. The Russian carrier begins to operate flights to three new routes in winter: Kirov, Lipetsk, Penza. Flights will be operated daily from Monday to Friday from Terminal D. Airline launches comfortable aircraft CRJ-100/200 with 50 seats capacity. Flight schedule is available on Sheremetyevo official website… Read the full press release

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announces the start of the holiday travel season

Airport outlines travel tips, airport amenities, and lighting ceremony open to the public SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the start of the holiday travel season, outlining travel tips, airport amenities, and an event to illuminate the Airport exterior in holiday lighting.  The holiday travel season… Read the full press release

Mineta San Jose International Airport welcomes two new Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting vehicles

Larger Aircraft and More Flights Require Enhanced Aircraft Emergency Response Resources San Jose, Calif., 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — City of San Jose leaders gathered today at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) Fire Station 20 to dedicate two new Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles and demonstrate the continued and elevated safety… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport starts construction of its multi-storey car park

New facility to be open for summer 2018 BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A £9.5 million car park development commenced at Bristol Airport this week (8 November).  Construction of a multi-storey car park – the first on the Airport site – is now underway and will create more than 1,000 spaces situated within… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free voted the ‘Best Employer in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry’ at the 2017 VeryEast Summit

Voting took place over seven days via Chinese social media channel WeChat  DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is pleased to announce that it has won the ‘Best Employer in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry’ award at the 2017 VeryEast Summit held in Hangzhou, China on 3 November 2017. With… Read the full press release

Spirit announces daily, nonstop service from the Richmond, VA to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale from March 15, 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Just as the temperatures start to dip and winter chill sets in, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) is bringing its ultra-low fares to Virginia’s capital city! Beginning March 15, 2018, Spirit will begin daily, nonstop service from the Richmond International Airport (RIC) to Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Fort… Read the full press release

Deliveroo and Dubai Airports launch the region’s first airport food delivery service at Dubai International (DXB)

Dubai, UAE, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ —  Deliveroo, the global leader in premium food delivery and Dubai Airports have today launched the region’s first airport delivery service at Dubai International (DXB). The unique concept – named DeliverooDXB – is a customer-centric airport initiative that enables time-starved passengers to get freshly-prepared food delivered straight to… Read the full press release

JAL to serve limited edition bottles of Thierry Marx branded Beaujolais Nouveau wine on November 16th

TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s Beaujolais Nouveau Time! On November 16th, JAL will be serving limited edition bottles of Thierry Marx*1 branded Beaujolais Nouveau wine on select international routes and will also be featured at JAL`s major airport lounges in Japan. Limited to distribution in Japan, this exclusive wine was developed by Pierre… Read the full press release

Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles Unified School District host second annual LAX Aviation Career Day

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, more than 750 local high school students were introduced to careers in the aviation industry at the second annual LAX Aviation Career Day hosted by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The event occurred at the LAX’s Flight Path Museum… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Demonstrating its continued commitment to providing excellent customer service and a seamless passenger experience, Oman Air, the national carrier for the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centres in Bucharest, Romania on November 6th 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the National Carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, announced the soft opening of its new call centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on November 2nd 2017 beside the current one operates in Oman and the recently launched one in India. This demonstrates the national carrier continued commitment to… Read the full press release

flydubai presents its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8 at the Dubai Airshow

Airline is the first operator in the region to take delivery of the new aircraft type DUBAI, UAE, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai marks its fifth Dubai Airshow by unveiling its brand-new Boeing 737 MAX 8. This is the first aircraft to be delivered from the largest single-aisle Boeing aircraft order placed in… Read the full press release

Bulgaria Air to fly 11 times a week between Sofia and Athens

SOFIA, Bulgaria, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The national carrier Bulgaria Air increases the frequency of its flights between Sofia and Athens. Starting November 29-th Bulgaria Air is flying from and to the Greek capital 11 times a week. The new flight to Athens (FB807) is sheduled every Wednesday morning at 09.30 a.m.  The passengers from the… Read the full press release

British Airways unveils newly revamped Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5

United Kingdom, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has revamped its flagship Concorde Room at Heathrow Terminal 5, taking inspiration from the very best of British Design. The refurbishment to the airline’s exclusive lounge included re-upholstering iconic pieces of furniture, and adding new feature pieces to the room, all of which are illuminated by… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways continues its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala

Qatar Airways demonstrates continued support for autism awareness, acceptance, and accessibility at Kennedy Center event Doha, Qatar, 2017-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to social responsibility, Qatar Airways continued its long-standing support of autism awareness at the inaugural Autism Awareness Fundraising Gala hosted by The Embassy of the State… Read the full press release

Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival at Jack London Square, November 11, 2017

Free program Saturday to feature legacy performers and rising stars Oakland, CA, 2017-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Jack London Square welcomes the Bay Area Black Music Association Jazz Festival this Saturday from Noon to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Black Music Association (BMA) event will feature several Bay Area… Read the full press release