Sheremetyevo International Airport announces results of SVOya Idea 2019 open contest of external innovations

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport announced the results of the open contest of external innovations SVOya Idea 2019. Every year, the airport receives innovative suggestions from passengers and employees and awards the authors of the best ideas with valuable prizes. Traditionally, all suggestions fall into one of four categories: Passenger… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport announces changes to Alaska Airlines and Allegiant terminals and gates

Travelers will Leave from One Terminal and Return to Another Kansas City, MO, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Kansas City air travelers take note: Alaska Airlines and Allegiant will swap terminals and gates at Kansas City International Airport overnight on Monday, August 26 and begin operating in their new locations Tuesday, August 27. Alaska… Read the full press release

IATA: 2019 World Financial Symposium (WFS) to focus on the theme of shaping a sustainable future together

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the 2019 World Financial Symposium (WFS) will focus on the theme of shaping a sustainable future together: airlines, IATA and partners. The world’s airlines are expected to report their 10th consecutive annual profit in 2019, but earnings are being squeezed. In June IATA… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport gears up for the busiest weekend of the year

Liverpool, UK, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This weekend is once again expected to be Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s (LJLA) busiest of the year as the August Bank Holiday sees thousands of the region’s travellers taking advantage of the great choice of flights from Liverpool. Between Friday and Monday, almost 70,000 passengers are expected to… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces two new Southend routes to Bucharest and Vilnius

Ryanair Continues Central & Eastern European Expansion DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (22 Aug) announced two new Southend routes to Bucharest and Vilnius, commencing in November 2019. The new route to Bucharest will operate with a five times weekly service, while the new Vilnius route will operate three… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its first ever flights from Georgia

4 New Routes, 170,000 Customers P.A. At Tbilisi & Kutaisi DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (21 August) announced its first ever flights from Georgia, the 39th country in the Ryanair network, with a new route from Tbilisi to Milan Bergamo and two new routes from Kutaisi to Bologna… Read the full press release

British Airways to empower cabin crew with iPhone XRs to help them deliver personalised customer service

Every member of British Airways’ 15,000 cabin crew will receive an iPhone XR in latest phase of multi-million pounds investment in technology and training New phones are part of initiative to empower cabin crew to deliver personalised customer service to customers Investment comes after British Airways awarded prestigious Skytrax gong for Best Airline Staff in… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with British European Airways (BEA) liveried aircraft at the International Air Display

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Jersey residents will step back in time when British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying with a nostalgic entry in this year’s International Air Display on September 12. One of the airline’s heritage aircraft, an Airbus A319 in the former British European Airways (BEA) livery, will take part… Read the full press release

Cruzeiro Safaris Kenya offers Best Travel Packages, Trips and Safaris in Nairobi including a tour to Lake Nakuru National Park

NAIROBI, Kenya, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Coming from Nairobi the first glimpse of the spectacular Rift Valley are breathtaking. The escarpment on which the city rests crashes where to the floor of a volcano-studded valley hundreds of meters below, across which savannah grasslands reach out beyond the horizons. If the view could speak… Read the full press release

Emirates anticipates peak arrivals period in upcoming weeks

Airline ramping up services for hassle-free arrivals into Dubai for over half a million travellers Dubai, UAE, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Travel is expected to reach an all-time high in the upcoming weeks for Emirates, as the airline expects yet another busy period with travellers flocking into Dubai after the summer holidays and… Read the full press release

JAL Group to operate Boeing 787-8 aircraft on Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami route

Launching on Tokyo Haneda = Osaka Itami Route Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — JAL Group (JAL) today announced the carrier`s first domestic configured Boeing 787-8 aircraft will launch on October 27, 2019 from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Itami airport. The aircraft cabin (Domestic Configuration) will be comprised of three classes: JAL First Class,… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airports kicks off digital airport initiative with SITA at KL International Airport

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, tested new biometric passenger processing at the KLIA Main Terminal as part of its 21st anniversary celebration held recently. SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, and Malaysia Airports have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates Taste and Tour for winning the ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ title

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Taste and Tour has won the title of ‘Northern Ireland’s Best Small Visitor Attraction’ following a competition launched by George Best Belfast City Airport in partnership with Tourism NI. The Belfast based company, which hosts food and drink tours and experiences, will now receive £30,000 of free… Read the full press release

Vietjet launches two direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — It’s a great news for Indian culture-lovers that Vietjet is now opening 2 direct flights from Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi to New Delhi with thousands of super-saving tickets priced only from 0VND (*). The promotional tickets are up for grabs during 3 golden days from August 20-22,… Read the full press release

CAA Headquarters relocates to Aviation House located just outside of Gatwick Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the relocation of our central London office from Holborn to Canary Wharf, our official corporate headquarters is now Aviation House located just outside of Gatwick Airport. The official registered address is Aviation House, Beehive Ring Road, Crawley, West Sussex RH6 0YR. Our building on Kingsway in Holborn,… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub launches the “Compensaid” sustainability platform and focuses on CO2 neutral aviation fuels

Travelers can use the new platform to replace the fossil fuel of their flights with Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) Airline passengers can reduce up to 80 percent of their CO2 emissions “Compensaid” provides a transparent overview of a person’s travel history and associated CO2 emissions across all airlines COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — CO2neutral, synthetic… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo presented with ‘Best Customer Airline 2018’ award for transporting the largest volume of air cargo from Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Award from MAB Kargo for highest air cargo tonnage at Kuala Lumpur Air cargo carrier sees 17% growth in cargo transported in one year Operated multiple cargo charters including a special flight for solar panels to Zambia Dubai/ Kuala Lumpur, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, was presented… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines returns to Manchester Airport with new peak-summer service to Boston

Now boarding – Virgin Atlantic and Delta unveil new schedule between Manchester and United States Delta returns to Manchester to join forces with Virgin Atlantic Manchester, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Atlantic and Delta Air Lines are boosting flights between the U.K and U.S. from next summer, with Delta returning to Manchester… Read the full press release

Indy Airport Employee recognized with Hoosier Hospitality Award

Walker recognized for his role in creating a welcoming atmosphere at IND INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Todd Walker is an important reason why the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) has been recognized by some of the most prestigious organizations – and most importantly millions of passengers – as a world-class airport, and the… Read the full press release

British Airways offers 50,000 short-haul seats at £50 each-way

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As the summer holidays come to an end and Autumn is on the horizon, so it seems the UK is bracing for a cooler climate. According to the Met Office, we’re in for a week of breeze and scattered showers. With the children heading back to school shortly and… Read the full press release

SJC welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new nonstop flights to Kona and Lihue

Southwest will become the second SJC carrier serving all four main Hawaiian Islands nonstop in January 2020 San Jose, Calif., 2019-Aug-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announced today (August 15, 2019 ) the addition of new nonstop flights to Kona (KOA), on the Island of Hawaii, and Lihue, Kauai (LIH) from Mineta San Jose… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport’s Automated Transit System returns to service in time for the 2019 holiday travel season

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — O’Hare International Airport’s Automated Transit System (ATS) – the People Mover – will return to service in time for the 2019 holiday travel season, the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and its construction partners announced today (08/15/2019). This announcement comes on the heels of a mediated supplemental settlement… Read the full press release

BRITISH AIRWAYS’ A350 GEARS UP FOR ITS FIRST LONG HAUL FLIGHT TO DUBAI

LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ first A350 aircraft is being put through its paces with extensive service trials ahead of it starting long-haul flying to Dubai on September 2. The airline took delivery of its newest aircraft featuring its latest generation business class seat, Club Suite, on July 29. Not only… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrated its 100,000th aircraft pushback using its eco-friendly, emissions-free Mototok tugs

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part of British Airways’ long-term plan to reduce emissions from all vehicles at Heathrow Mototok technology helps British Airways maintain its position as the most punctual of the largest short-haul operators out of London LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between Spokane and Paine Field

Nonstop route will connect Eastern Washington and Everett with daily roundtrip flight Seattle, Washington, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today (Aug. 14, 2019) it will launch daily nonstop service between Spokane International Airport and Paine Field-Snohomish County Airport in Everett on Nov. 4. Tickets are now on sale, just in time for holiday travel. Spokane becomes the 10th destination served… Read the full press release

Southwest Airline expands service to, from, and within Hawaii

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Aug 15, 2019) announced the carrier will add new service to, from, and within Hawaii in mid-January 2020 with new, daily service between Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and Honolulu. In addition, new service nonstop between both of the carrier’s Hawaii gateways in the Bay Area, Oakland and San Jose, and both Kauai and the Island of Hawaii, will… Read the full press release

SAS launches new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is responding to the great interest in English football by introducing a new direct service from Stavanger to Manchester. The service will be operating all year round, with two departures a week. SAS has steadily expanded its direct services to Manchester in line with the increase in… Read the full press release

Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop routes to Phoenix

MESA, Ariz., 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (August 13, 2019) announces three new nonstop routes to Phoenix via Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport (AZA) from Bentonville, Arkansas; Fort Collins, Colorado; and Traverse City, Michigan. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes for as low as $49.* “We’re excited to announce… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi International Airport welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines inaugural flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jeddah

The flight from the new airport in Jeddah to Abu Dhabi International Airport emphasizes ties between Saudi Arabia and Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2019-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) welcomed the Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) flight from the new King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah on Saturday… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority names William “Bill” Nowicki as its new Chief Airport Law Enforcement Officer

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., 2019-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority (GFIA) announced today (August 12, 2019) that William “Bill” Nowicki has been hired as its new Chief Airport Law Enforcement Officer. Nowicki, who comes to Gerald R. Ford International Airport after 27 years with the Grand Rapids Police Department, was… Read the full press release