Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Modern introduce Turkey’s modern art in the Turkish Airlines Lounge at Istanbul Airport

Istanbul, Turkey, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — A selection from the Istanbul Modern Collection can be seen at the Turkish Airlines Lounge in the airline’s brand new hub, Istanbul Airport. Turkish Airlines and Istanbul Modern entered into a cooperation to introduce Turkey’s modern art to the world. A selection from the Istanbul Museum of Modern… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport implements series of developments to make to meet the demands of Chinese tourists

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the ever-increasing number of Chinese passengers coming to Hungary, Budapest Airport is putting extra effort into services offered to Chinese travelers in order to improve the comfort of their journey. The number of passengers travelling by air between Hungary and China approached 200 000 people last… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport achieves best ever scores for overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport gains high customer rankings achieving best ever scores for three areas including overall satisfaction, business passenger satisfaction and the arrivals passport process in ACI’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Survey in UK airports. The survey is an international airport passenger experience benchmarking programme and is the… Read the full press release

South African Airways launches direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, China

Introduction of Guangzhou, first new route since SAA implements turnaround strategy JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA), one of the leading carriers on the African continent, will launch direct flights between Johannesburg and Guangzhou, China, on 18 September 2019, giving customers access to the heart of China’s export led manufacturing industries…. Read the full press release

British Airways offers huge discounts on over 120 destinations

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ sale is set to soar as it launches with huge discounts on flights and holidays from Heathrow, Gatwick and London City. Over 120 destinations are on offer in the sale, which runs until 11.59 pm on May 21 2019, including offers to stateside hotspots Los Angeles, Miami and New York, as well as… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport welcomes easyJet’s extra flight to Lyon for summer season 2019

Bristol, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has extended its existing winter route from Bristol to Lyon to operate throughout July, August and September. The flights will commence on 1 July and will operate twice a week on Monday and Friday. They will be operated on an A320 aircraft. The extension… Read the full press release

British Airways customers set to enjoy access to new partner lounges this summer

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer, British Airways customers are set to enjoy access to new partner lounges across a number of European destinations. The use of the third-party owned partner* lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in Club Europe and eligible cardholders, is part of British Airways’ multi-million pound investment,… Read the full press release

British Airways opens the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has opened its doors to the highly-anticipated new Club lounge at New York’s JFK airport.  It completes a £52 million investment, following the unveiling of a plush new space for First customers in autumn last year.  Customers at JFK Terminal 7 have also seen changes to the… Read the full press release

O’Hare and Midway recognized with the 2018-2019 Balchen/Post Award for expertly maintaining safe and operational airfields this winter

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — O’Hare and Midway International Airports have been recognized with the 2018-2019 Balchen/Post Award for excellence in the performance of airport snow and ice removal by the Northeast Chapter of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). Chicago’s airports were among only 19 airports across the country to be recognized for expertly maintaining safe and operational airfields during snow and ice events this past winter season…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches flights to Rabat, Morocco on 29 May 2019; announces joint business agreement with Royal Air Maroc

Three weekly flights to Rabat via Marrakech to begin 29 May 2019 Award-winning airline offers passengers a daily connection to Casablanca Royal Air Maroc to operate daily flights to Casablanca from Doha commencing in June DOHA, Qatar, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch flights to… Read the full press release

Seattle Pride today announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade

Alaska Employees to Commemorate 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and 45th Anniversary of Seattle Pride SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle Pride today (Apr 30, 2019) announced Alaska Airlines as the official airline of Washington’s largest LGBTQ parade. Hundreds of Alaska employees will help lead the June 30 pride march and celebration, culminating at… Read the full press release

WAA welcomed more than 1.1 million travellers in the first three months of 2019, a 7.5% increase over the same period in 2018

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) started 2019 with another strong quarter, driven primarily by an increase in passengers boarded along with increased cargo traffic. Winnipeg Richardson International Airport welcomed more than 1.1 million travellers in the first three months of 2019, a 7.5 percent increase over the same period… Read the full press release

Oman Air expands existing codeshare agreement with Gulf Air

MUSCAT, Oman, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, and Gulf Air, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s national carrier, have expanded their existing codeshare agreement allowing passengers to benefit from the outstanding products and services offered by the two airlines. This will extend travel opportunities to fly beyond… Read the full press release

Massport approves new ground transportation plan

Expected to reduce congestion, improve customer experience BOSTON, MASSACHUSETtS, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors today (April 25, 2019) voted to approve a new ground transportation plan to help mitigate traffic congestion in and around Boston Logan International Airport by changing how Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and… Read the full press release

Emirates extends MoU to promote Mauritius and the Seychelles

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has renewed its support to Mauritius and the Seychelles by extending a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which outlines joint activities to promote the two countries.His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group met a VIP delegation from Mauritius and… Read the full press release

Emirates presents design and visitor experience concepts of its pavilion for Expo 2020 Dubai

Airline breaks ground with construction of mobility inspired pavilion Rich visitor experience planned around future of air travel Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, Premier Partner and the Official Airline of Expo 2020 Dubai, today (28 April 2019) unveiled the design and visitor experience concepts of its ultramodern pavilion for the 6 month… Read the full press release

Air Partner appointed by Aurigny to manage its operations control centre in Alderney

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Aurigny, the flag carrier airline of the Bailiwick of Guernsey, to manage its operations control centre in Alderney in order to improve efficiency, resilience and customer service. Air… Read the full press release

St. John’s International Airport expands its food offering with Freshii and Tim Hortons

Strong local and national brands represented in the Airport’s Concessions Program ST. JOHN’S, NL, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — St. John’s International Airport’s new Concessions Program continues to expand with the announcement today (April 25, 2019) that Freshii is the latest food and beverage offering that will be available at the Airport this summer, and… Read the full press release

CVG wins the Air Carrier Safety Award as part of 2018 FAA Southern Region Airports Division Safety Awards

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) has been named the winner of the Air Carrier Safety Award as part of 2018 FAA Southern Region Airports Division Safety Awards that took place last evening. According to the FAA, “this program offers us the opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the… Read the full press release

CVG and ArtsWave to showcase the region’s extensive and diverse array of arts and culture at the airport

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Traveling through Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) this year? If so, you may get to experience “ArtsWave Presents,” a live arts and entertainment program continuing in 2019 that showcases the region’s extensive and diverse array of arts and culture at the airport. Performances are scheduled on peak travel… Read the full press release

SFO announces new exhibition illuminating the extraordinary world of insects

The new exhibition illuminates the extraordinary world of insects through the collection of the Essig Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Berkeley SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Insects are the most diverse macroscopic organisms on the planet. Researchers have identified over one million species of insects and estimate that… Read the full press release

Blind and visually impaired passengers can now get free 24/7 help at Gatwick via the camera on their mobile phone

Professionally trained agents now guide passengers through the airport, help them read documents or even find their bag on the luggage carousel Chair of easyJet’s Accessibility Advisory Group, Lord David Blunkett, says this: “will be life changing in terms of providing equality to passengers with no or little sight” New service is part of Gatwick’s ambition… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces cooperation with Chinese cargo hubs to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport will cooperate closely with two major Chinese cargo hubs, in order to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary. This is the main goal of the cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) signed during the “Belt and Road Forum” summit held in Beijing. Budapest Airport has… Read the full press release

KLM adds 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM has added 10,000 additional seats between Bristol and Amsterdam this summer, commencing Monday 24 June. The extra capacity will be provided by upgrading the aircraft operating on the weekday service to a Boeing 737 aircraft, providing an additional 32 seats per flight. KLM currently operates four daily… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport

Bristol, UK, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — On Friday 12 April volunteers from the Bristol Airport team completed a litter pick of local roads and public areas neighbouring the Airport. Staff took a couple of hours out from their normal day jobs to clear litter from around the perimeter of the 196 hectare site. Teams… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US

British Airways is the first UK airline to use biometric technology to board flights from the US More than a quarter of a million British Airways customers have now successfully used their face as their identity on flights from the US More than 3m customers have used the tech on UK domestic flights – international… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport deploys WeChat to be able to communicate easier with its Chinese travellers

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has been active on the leading social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram for years in an effort to keep its passengers as well and as promptly informed as possible about the ins and outs at the airport. It has recently added a… Read the full press release

SAS launches direct connection between Brussels and Tromsø (Norway)

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS will operate a Boeing 737 on the route on Saturdays from January to March. The winter period is seen as a particularly attractive time to visit Northern Norway, so SAS has reached agreements with numerous companies in the tourism sector to attract tourists to the “Paris of… Read the full press release

dnata continues to invest in its catering operations in the United States

dnata commences catering operations at Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport, the 4th U.S. airport in its catering network The Houston expansion is expected to create over 150 direct jobs with the company over the next 18 months dnata will open four additional catering facilities in the U.S. in 2019 growing its local team to over 700… Read the full press release

Emirates’ signature Ramadan service to begin on May 5th

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates’ signature Ramadan service is expected to begin on May 5th to coincide with the start of the Holy month. During Ramadan, the airline expects to serve 1 million dates to customers during iftar and suhoor, both on board and on the ground in Dubai. Emirates’ Ramadan… Read the full press release