Sheremetyevo International Airport recognized media partners during ShereMedia 2019

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport held the IX ceremony of granting awards for the mass media and social media professionals – ShereMedia. The festive event was attended by the management of the airport and its subsidiaries, representatives of leading socio-political, business, aviation and tourism publications, industry experts, top bloggers and… Read the full press release

Hyakusenrenma, Atelier Tekuto and Japan Airlines to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyakusenrenma, Inc. Group, Atelier Tekuto, Co. Ltd., and Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as JAL) entered into an agreement to develop Japan’s first ever Castle Stay event at Hirado Castle located in Nagasaki Prefecture. The companies will promote the Castle Stay event, which aims to target foreign travelers seeking a… Read the full press release

SITA’s self-service kiosks and bag-drop solutions installed at Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — When the new departures terminal opens at Buenos Aires’ main airport in October, passengers will be able to check in and drop off their baggage in record time, without having to queue for an agent. This is thanks to technology from SITA, the global IT provider to… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport congratulates St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale as winner of its Junior Apprentice competition

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Pupils from St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale are celebrating after they won Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition. Their team of six students was judged to have created the best marketing campaign, with the theme ‘Safety in the sun’ and saw off competition from primary schools… Read the full press release

Minute Suites Coming to BWI Marshall Airport

Maryland Board of Public Works Approves Contract for Firm Offering Individual Rest and Workstation Rooms Baltimore, MD, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maryland Board of Public Works today (July 24, 2019) approved a contract that will bring Minute Suites, a concessionaire providing private rooms where airport passengers can relax, nap, or work before a… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces completion of £3.8 million upgrade on a transport hub, providing a new level of accessibility for all local bus users

Over 3 million people use the facilities each year Improvements include new lifts from road-level bus stops into the terminals and train station, new pedestrian and wheelchair accessible routes, seating and lighting Measures designed to offer more sustainable public transport options for local people and improve accessibility for those with mobility issues LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-26… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport sets out plan on becoming a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has published a carbon roadmap setting out how it will achieve its ambition to be a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. Carbon neutral target fast-tracked to 2025 Carbon levy to offset all road journeys Flights to fall under international agreement to… Read the full press release

CDA announces first-ever direct flight to Brisbane from Chicago

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), Qantas Airlines and American Airlines today (07/24/2019) announced new, nonstop international service from O’Hare International Airport to Brisbane – the largest city and capital of the Australian state of Queensland. It is the twelfth international route O’Hare has added in 2019, and… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport unveiled uniquely New Zealand design for the new luxury Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport and Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) have unveiled a stunning, uniquely New Zealand design for the new luxury Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel, as part of a karakia service to celebrate the start of construction. The joint venture partnership has worked with architects Warren and… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport becomes the first airport in Ireland to take delivery of two new state-of-the-art High Reach Extendable Turret fire tenders

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — New-era for Shannon Airport Police and Fire Service after major investment and recruitment programme Shannon the first airport in Ireland to take delivery of two high-tech HRET fire tenders Wednesday, 24 July 2019: Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company, has become the first airport in Ireland to take delivery of two… Read the full press release

Ryanair survey: Sunny Spain Tops The Polls As Number 1 Summer Destination

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (23 July) announced the results of its Summer Trends travel survey which revealed: The most popular summer destinations for Ryanair customers are Mallorca, Alicante, and Malaga; Families, however, are bucking the trend for summer breaks, with Cyprus, Tel Aviv, and Lanzarote as… Read the full press release

New Boeing 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR Flies Home on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Flight from Seattle to Cairo represents the longest 787 delivery flight using sustainable fuel Delivery flight launches Boeing program that offer operators the option to use sustainable fuel for flight home SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today (July 23, 2019) delivered the fifth 787 Dreamliner for EGYPTAIR via a lease agreement… Read the full press release

Air Partner Launches a Fixed Trans-Atlantic Rate for JetCard

LONDON, July 25, 2019 – Air Partner plc, the global aviation services group, today announces the launch of its new fixed Trans-Atlantic rate structure as part of its industry leading JetCard programme. The fixed rate of $15,650 per hour is now available for flights between Europe and the United States, further simplifying JetCard members’ journeys between these… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes American Airlines’ daily seasonal service to Phoenix

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — American Airlines announced it will begin daily seasonal service to Phoenix from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) beginning December 18, 2019 through April 6, 2020. The route flies during the Christmas/New Year’s holiday, Spring Break and Cincinnati Reds Spring Training using A319 aircraft (120 seat configuration). Tickets are… Read the full press release

SFO announces the official opening of the first nine-gate section of Harvey Milk Terminal 1

Southwest Airlines and JetBlue begin flights from first nine-gate section today SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (July 23, 2019) announced the official opening of the first nine-gate section of Harvey Milk Terminal 1. Southwest Airlines and JetBlue began flights this morning from the new… Read the full press release

Leeds Bradford Airport announces the appointment of Joanna Wild as Chief Commercial Officer

Leeds, UK, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — We are pleased to announce the appointment of Joanna Wild as Chief Commercial Officer this summer. Joanna is highly experienced in the Airport and Retail sectors, delivering profit growth, commercial success and customer excellence. After previously holding roles of Customer Services Director at Thomas Cook Airlines and Managing… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces winners of international trade fair competition

Competition designed to help local SMEs to grow internationally Small businesses from Crawley, Horley and Croydon being flown to trade fairs in Las Vegas, Shanghai and Amsterdam Winners also receiving support from the Department of International Trade LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Small businesses from Crawley, Horley and Croydon have won the opportunity… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways becomes the National Airline Partner of the 17th IAAF World Athletics Championships

Airline to fly more than 3,500 Athletes, Coaches and Officials with thousands more expected spectators between 27 September and 6 October Exclusive discounted fares available for the championships through qatarairways.com Doha, Qatar, 2019-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is set to bring the world of athletics together in Doha after signing an agreement to… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways becomes a “Supporting Partner” of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay

ANA to spread the Olympic spirit across Japan through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay. ANA will partner with JAL to transport the Olympic flame to Japan. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, has signed an agreement today with the Tokyo… Read the full press release

ACI World: global passenger traffic continued to grow in May 2019 while the air freight market fell again

International air freight market continues to bear brunt of trade wars and protectionism Montreal, Canada, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World reports that global passenger traffic continued to grow in May 2019 while the air freight market fell again. The global passenger market gained +3.1% in May, up from +2.9% in… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways increases services from Southampton Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport

Kirmington, England, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways is increasing services from Southampton Airport to Leeds Bradford Airport up to 3 flights a day, Monday to Thursday, as it offers more choice on its Flybe franchise services. From 9 September 2019, the UK regional airline will introduce a 3pm afternoon flight from Southampton and… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland freight hauler, GSC Logistics to take the next step with battery-powered trucks

GSC Logistics asks: Can battery-powered trucks pull containers on road? Oakland, Calif., 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — A major Port of Oakland freight hauler is ready to take the next step with battery-powered trucks.  GSC Logistics said today (July 19, 2019) it would acquire two more electric big rigs by October.  The Port’s largest… Read the full press release

HMSHost’s new Fresh Attractions offerings land at North American airports and motorways across the United States

HMSHost greets summer travelers with more choices to keep fueled; features sustainable packaging and a commitment to food donation BETHESDA, Md., 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer travel season is in full-swing and new convenient grab-and-go food choices have landed at North American airports and at motorways across the United States. From nutrient-packed portable… Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport expects 725,000 passengers over the Summer school holidays

Liverpool, UK, 2019-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — This weekend sees the start of Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s (LJLA) busiest time of the year once again, as the school holidays begin for many families from across the region. Thousands of passengers are expected to jet off abroad from Liverpool for their main holiday over the coming… Read the full press release

Emirates unveils new Rugby Sevens A380 livery

Newest A380 livery dedicated to Dubai’s largest sporting and social event set to attract more than 100,000 rugby fans For the first time, Emirates will feature men’s and women’s rugby players on its aircraft First scheduled service with new livery took flight to Glasgow, Scotland –  one of the countries competing for rugby sevens glory… Read the full press release

Moscow Cargo earns Eurasian award for the most modern and high-tech cargo air terminal

MOSCOW, Russia, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — LLC Moscow Cargo became the winner of the Eurasian award in the field of aviation marketing 2019 in the special nomination “For the launch of the most modern and high-tech cargo air terminal in the Eurasian region”. The solemn award ceremony took place on the 8th of July… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport improved standing in the international Airport Service Quality survey in H1 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport improved its passenger service rating in the first half of 2019 demonstrated by the results of the anonymous passenger service quality survey conducted at more than 700 major international airports around the world by independent agencies based on a Swiss company standard. Budapest Airport improved its… Read the full press release

British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows delighted spectators at the world’s largest military air show

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Spectators at the world’s largest military air show delighted at a fly-past by a specially decorated British Airways jumbo jet and The Red Arrows. Flight BA100 lead the display at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 20 and was flanked by nine Hawk jets belonging to the Royal Air Force… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport announces return of Bangor 10K for 2019 on Saturday 28th September

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Bangor 10k in association with George Best Belfast City Airport has retained it’s status as the Athletics NI championship event and will return for 2019 with a 10 am start on Saturday 28th September. With entries capped at 1,000 for the safety and enjoyment of all, runners are… Read the full press release

CDA and partners host summer blood drive at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — On Monday, July 22, the Chicago Department of Aviation, United Airlines, HMSHost, Alderman Matt O’Shea (19th Ward) and Versiti Blood Center of Illinois will host a summer blood drive at O’Hare International Airport. Stop by the donation stations in Terminal 2, lower level baggage claim area between 8:30… Read the full press release