Finavia, Finnair and Alepa develop new service for easier and smoother shopping at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia, Finnair and Alepa have developed a new service that makes shopping at the airport and travelling easier and smoother. You no longer need to carry souvenirs, gifts and groceries purchased from these companies’ online stores and the shops in the gate areas of Helsinki Airport to your… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes new route between Helsinki and Malmö

In partnership with Finnair, Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) has launched a non-stop service between Helsinki Airport and Malmö Airport. The first flight took off on April 16, 2018. Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The new route between Helsinki and Malmö offers six weekly departures – every day of the week except on Saturdays…. Read the full press release

Oman Air to showcase its First Class mini suite at the Arabian Travel Market, 22-25 April

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will be exhibiting next week at the Arabian Travel Market, a key travel and tourism event held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 22-25 April. Acting Chief Executive Officer Abdulaziz Al Raisi, Chief Commercial Officer… Read the full press release

De Lijn and Brussels Airport announce pilot project for testing an autonomous shuttle on the airport grounds

Tests on airport site as of early 2020 BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The board of directors of De Lijn and the management committee of Brussels Airport Company have given the go-ahead for a pilot project with a self-driving electric bus on the airport. The vehicle that is being developed for this, will… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport offers its passengers even greater comfort with the inauguration of new triple passenger boarding bridge

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (19 April 2018), Brussels Airport has inaugurated the new triple passenger boarding bridge. For the occasion, Emirates carried out a one-off flight with an Airbus A380. Thanks to the new bridge, the airport can offer its passengers even greater comfort and passengers will be able to board… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport inaugurates two spanking new plane spotting platforms for aviation enthusiasts

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Along with hundreds of plane spotters and officials from the neighbouring municipalities of Steenokkerzeel and Zaventem, Brussels Airport has inaugurated two spanking new plane spotting platforms. Apart from offering a great view of the airport, the platforms allow aviation enthusiasts to engage in their favourite pastime in all… Read the full press release

British Airways expands its Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China

Over a third of cabin crew on Beijing and Shanghai flights will be Chinese nationals, fluent in Mandarin Support for Chinese customers on the ground at Heathrow Terminal 5 also increased LONDON, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is doubling the number of Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China, so… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces new codeshare partnership with Air Italy

New codeshare will provide Qatar Airways passengers greater connectivity to domestic destinations across Italy Award-winning airline acquired 49 per cent of AQA Holding in 2017, the parent company of Air Italy DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce a new codeshare agreement with Air Italy, starting 24 April…. Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free opens Maison Christian Dior boutique at the Hamad International Airport

The new Maison Christian Dior collection has arrived with a unique offering including two fragrances created exclusively for the Middle Eastern consumer, available at Qatar Duty Free DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), in conjunction with Parfums Christian Dior, has opened a one-of-a-kind boutique for passengers travelling through the… Read the full press release

dnata earns certification for Good Distribution Practice by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Accreditation from UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency reinforces ground handler’s commitment to quality and safety LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ —  Global air services provider and UK’s leading ground handler, dnata, has been awarded certification for Good Distribution Practice (GDP) by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA)…. Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental opens its flagship location at Chitose International Airport on Hokkaidō Island, Japan

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental, the leading international car rental brand in Asia, today announced its return to the Japanese market with the opening of its flagship location at Chitose International Airport on Hokkaidō Island. The opening is the first of several planned this year, with locations at Fukuoka… Read the full press release

Shannon Group sponsors the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival at the University of Limerick from May 3rd to 6th

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This May Bank Holiday Weekend, from May 3rd to 6th, the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School at the University of Limerick has the potential to ignite a creative flame and inspire new generations of budding authors, Shannon Group Chairman Rose Hynes has stated. Speaking at the launch… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches direct flights from Vienna to Málaga and Eindhoven

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, announced today further expanding its low fare network from Austria by introducing two new destinations from Vienna to Málaga and Eindhoven. The new service to Eindhoven will be the first direct connection from Vienna and will be operated twice a week. The second… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates daily flights to Congolese capital, Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe

Dubai-based carrier launches daily flights to Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe flydubai’s network in Africa grows to 13 destinations across 10 countries DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down yesterday at N’djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport – FIH).  flydubai will operate daily flights to N’djili Airport with an… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces additional 19 Summer 2018 routes now on sale at Ryanair.com

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline today (16 Apr) announced an additional 19 Summer 2018 routes from Austria and Germany to Mallorca and other sun destinations, all of which are on sale now on Ryanair.com, the world’s most visited airline website. Ryanair’s sales agreement with Laudamotion.com now means that even… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start new service from Novosibirsk to Tomsk starting 3 June 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches flights from Novosibirsk to Tomsk starting 3 June 2018. Tickets for the new flight are available now. Scheduled flights of S7 Airlines will be performed on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Novosibirsk at 11:55 and arrive in Tomsk… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport welcomes Pobeda’s new service to Moscow

Pobeda started linking Leipzig/Halle with Moscow today. The Russian budget airline is flying to Moscow Vnukovo Airport three times a week. Schkeuditz, Germany, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The flights between Leipzig/Halle and Moscow take off every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The airline is using Boeing 737-800 aircraft on this route. Moscow Vnukovo, which… Read the full press release

The Club SJC voted the No. 1 airport service and amenity by USA Today readers in the 2018 Reader’s Choice

Airport Lounge Development’s The Club SJC was voted the No. 1 airport service and amenity by USA Today readers in the 2018 Reader’s Choice. DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Lounge Development Inc. (ALD), the global provider of premium shared-use lounges, today announced that The Club SJC at Norman Y. Mineta San… Read the full press release

Judy M. Ross, A.A.E. promoted to Assistant Director of Aviation for Mineta San José International Airport

Industry Leader and Experienced Manager at Silicon Valley’s Airport Selected after National Search San José, Calif, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Judy M. Ross, A.A.E., has been promoted to Assistant Director of Aviation for Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) by Director of Aviation John Aitken after a national recruitment. Ross has served as Interim… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announces St Catherine’s Hospice and Kent, Surrey, and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust as its local and national charity partners

Gatwick announces two year partnerships with St Catherine’s Hospice and Kent, Surrey, and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust Gatwick staff have voted to renew local partnership with St Catherine’s Hospice Charities join airport’s longstanding partnership with TravelCare LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has today announced its local and national charity partners for… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport becomes an IATA regional training partner

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the largest trade association of the world’s airlines, have concluded a partnership agreement. As part of the cooperation, BUD has become an IATA “regional training partner”, which means that some of the international trainings organized by IATA… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free recognized as the ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018

Qatar Duty Free continues to claim global awards for its world-class shopping experience DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) has been awarded ‘Airport Retailer of the Year’ at the DFNI Global Awards 2018 that took place at the Royal Lancaster hotel in London on 13 April. The DFNI Global… Read the full press release

British Airways opens a brand-new lounge in Rome’s Fiumicino Airport

LONDON, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its £4.5bn investment to benefit its customers, British Airways is set to revamp lounges across its network, starting with the opening of a brand-new lounge in Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. The lounge follows a new design concept for the airline featuring the very best of British and… Read the full press release

Registration now open for the 2018 Grant Thornton Runway Run

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The 2018 Grant Thornton Runway Run has been launched in ceremonial style with a water cannon salute signalling that entries are open for the ever-popular event. The Airport Fire appliances will return to the runway at George Best Belfast City Airport to repeat the eye-catching tradition for… Read the full press release

Changi Airport Group appoints Master Building Consultants for Changi Airport’s Terminal 5 development

SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Changi Airport Group (CAG) today announced the appointment of the Master Building Consultants, comprising three teams, that will provide architectural design and engineering consultancy services for the development of Changi Airport’s Terminal 5 (T5). It also announced the appointment of the Master Civil Consultants for the T5-related landside… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways introduces a new website “Japan Travel Planner” to help travelers discover the beauty of Japan

  TOKYO, Japan, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) announces the introduction of a new website “Japan Travel Planner” aimed to help travelers visiting Japan discover the beauty of the country by obtaining valuable travel information. The two informative current websites “ANA Experience Japan” and “Taste of Japan” were integrated into the… Read the full press release

Norwegian adds 90,000 seats to USA this winter from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports

Airline adds 90,000 seats to USA this winter from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports Transatlantic growth continues with increased frequency this winter despite seasonal reductions on some routes More flights added to routes with strong passenger demand in the winter season Fornebu, Norway, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is increasing flights from Edinburgh,… Read the full press release

Qantas sells its catering businesses to dnata

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its catering businesses to dnata, an aviation services company that is part of the Emirates Group. The transaction is subject to approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Approximately 1,200 employees of Qantas’ catering… Read the full press release

The Greater Toronto Airports Authority and Metrolinx partner to help connect Canada’s second largest employment zone and reduce highway congestion

Toronto Pearson and the Province making progress in creating an airport transit centre, connecting planes, trains and transit TORONTO, Canada, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Metrolinx have announced that they will be working together to study potential connections for the Kitchener rail corridor to Toronto Pearson’s Regional Transit… Read the full press release

IHG announces the opening of Holiday Inn Express® at Paris – Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport

The largest Holiday Inn Express® in France opens at one of Europe’s busiest airports Denham, United Kingdom, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Directly connected to Terminal 1, the Holiday Inn Express® at Paris – Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport, an IHG® hotel, has recently opened to provide guests with easy access to one of the world’s… Read the full press release