Alaska Airlines launches new nonstop service from Seattle to Cincinnati

Southern Ohio city becomes the newest destination for the airline SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines celebrates its continuing growth with the announcement of new service to a brand-new destination for the airline: Cincinnati. Daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is scheduled to begin on Aug. 18. Cincinnati becomes… Read the full press release

Allegiant Travel Company to establish a base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport

Locally-Based Operation to Bring Investment in Jobs, Growth Opportunities CONCORD, N.C., 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today ( March 4, 2020) announced plans to establish a base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (USA). The Las Vegas-based company will invest $50 million to establish the new base in Concord,… Read the full press release

TAP launches direct flight to Sal in Cape Verde from June 20, 2020

Direct flight from Porto to Cape Verde. As of 20 June, Porto will have a direct flight to Sal in Cape Verde, with one flight a week.  Lisbon, Portugal, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — These flights depart from Porto on Saturdays at 10:25 p.m. and arrive on the Cape Verde island at 12:55 a.m…. Read the full press release

Emirates puts the spotlight on women in aviation

All-women flight deck crew operate a freighter trip covering 6 cities across 4 continents ahead of International Women’s Day Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Women are making an increasing contribution to the aviation industry worldwide and are also directly supporting global exchanges in diverse areas facilitated by aviation such as international trade…. Read the full press release

Starbucks and La Familia Tacos + Tequila to open at Bradley International Airport this summer

HMSHost brings Latin fusion and Starbucks to New England travelers Windsor Locks, CT, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Exciting new dining choices are on approach to Bradley International Airport (BDL). Starbucks and La Familia Tacos + Tequila, a Latin fusion restaurant and bar, are planned to open this summer. The upcoming openings are part… Read the full press release

Shannon Group donates €100,000 to Limerick Suicide Watch and the Irish Cancer Society

Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group staff have boosted two charities doing invaluable work across the region with a €100,000 donation made this week from its chosen charity programme. Limerick Suicide Watch and the Irish Cancer Society have shared in the largest amount ever gathered by the staff of Shannon Airport,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo partners with Accuity to automate and streamline its regulatory compliance screening operations

Air cargo carrier signs multi-year deal with Accuity to optimise its sanctions compliance and export control programs Dubai / London, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, announced that it is working with Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions,… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey launches new assistance to people who are visually impaired

John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, and LaGuardia airports will now offer free Aira services for duration of year-long pilot program New York City, New York, United States, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority has launched a 12-month pilot program at John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, and LaGuardia airports… Read the full press release

dnata adds Dollar Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental to its car rental portfolio

dnata expands partnership with The Hertz Corporation Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the largest travel management companies in the Middle East, has expanded its car rental portfolio by adding the quality services of Dollar Rent a Car and Thrifty Car Rental to its offering. Both brands are part of… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches direct service from Novosibirsk to Antalya from June 1, 2020

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, will begin direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Antalya starting from June 1, 2020. The new flight tickets are already on sale. Flights will be operated three times a week — on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. On Mondays and Fridays departure is from Tolmachevo Airport… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces appointments at Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Berlin and IntercityHotel Hauptbahnhof Berlin

Peter Mikkelsen named Area Manager Berlin with immediate effect/Steffi Wisotzky in charge of the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Berlin from 1 April 2020/Katrin Schissler takes charge at the IntercityHotel Hauptbahnhof Berlin Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — New management structure in Berlin: Peter B. Mikkelsen has been appointed Area General Manager… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches non-stop service between Vancouver and Orange County, California from June 15, 2020

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 3, 2020) announced it will launch non-stop service between Vancouver and Santa Ana in Orange County, California beginning June 15, 2020, subject to final airport authority approvals. Special introductory fares from Vancouver to Orange County start as low as $187 CDN one-way, all in. Tickets are now available for purchase at aircanada.com or through travel agents until March… Read the full press release

Berries By Quicha and Diva By Cindy open new pop-up stores at BWI Marshall Airport

Berries By Quicha and Diva By Cindy now serving travelers in the airport’s A/B food court BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Two Maryland small businesses have opened new pop-up stores at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, offering travelers Berries By Quicha gourmet goodies and Diva By Cindy natural hair care products. The… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to serve San Pedro Sula and Cancun from New Orleans this summer

Spirit to serve San Pedro Sula and Cancun starting summer 2020 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is broadening The Crescent City’s international reach with two new destinations, the airline announced Monday. The nation’s fastest-growing airline will fly from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Cancun, Mexico (CUN) starting… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo welcomes Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new Cargo Manager for India

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo has appointed Abdulla Alkhallafi as its new Cargo Manager for India. Alkhallafi will be based out of Delhi and will be overseeing all commercial and operational aspects of Emirates SkyCargo in one of the air cargo carrier’s most important markets globally. He will be taking… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels AG announces signing of the Steigenberger Kongress Hotel Frankfurt Airport

The Steigenberger Kongress Hotel Frankfurt Airport will complement the Gateway Gardens quarter from 2024 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Frankfurt’s newest quarter Gateway Gardens is about to gain a conference and meetings centre. Steigenberger Hotels AG and the property developer Groß & Partner have signed an agreement to create one… Read the full press release

CHC Helicopters and Aberdeen International Airport to partner once again for the 3rd Midnight charity Runway Run

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — A unique midnight run on the runway of Aberdeen International Airport will return for a third year. With a course like no other, runners will take on the 3.5km Runway Run which will also benefit charities yet to be announced. Once again, CHC Helicopters and Aberdeen International… Read the full press release

CVG reached a project milestone on its new rental car facility

Erlanger, Ky., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (February 26, 2020), the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), in partnership with Messer Construction Co., reached a project milestone on its new rental car facility. The highest beam was put into place topping off the Customer Service Building – the first of three structures making up… Read the full press release

SFO awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation

Award-winning mobile app, developed in-house, now in use at over 20 airports across the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation, such as those operated by Uber and Lyft. The United States… Read the full press release

OCS and Bristol Airport recognised for excellent accessible facilities

The international survey conducted by Altogether Travel ranked Bristol and Gatwick Airports as the joint-best in providing accessible facilities. LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — OCS and Bristol Airport have been recognised for excellent accessible facilities following a survey conducted by Altogether Travel. The survey ranked 17 UK and five international airports on… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines marks its 1st anniversary in Austin with more destinations

Nation’s fastest-growing airline expands to Cancun, Nashville and Newark MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Austinites can afford More Go than ever before, thanks to the nation’s fastest-growing airline. Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) launched its first international service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, the airline announced Wednesday, with more destinations and more signature low fares… Read the full press release

British Airways launches offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (February 27, 2020) launched an offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays. Offers span 20 long-haul destinations in First and Club World, over 35 European routes in Club Europe as well as British Airways Holidays. With return fares starting from £1,195 or £275 return + 188,000 Avios, customers… Read the full press release

British Airways trials fully autonomous, electric mobility devices at JFK Airport

British Airways trials state-of-the-art, fully autonomous vehicles at JFK Airport to help customers navigate the airport terminal freely and independently Autonomous devices are the latest innovation to complement the airline’s investment in customer service, including the introduction of a specialist accessibility team British Airways aims to be the airline of choice for customers requiring additional… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways opened new Premium Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport at Terminal 1

The first-of-its-kind lounge sets a new benchmark and blueprint for the airline’s future lounges around the world With the addition of the new Singapore lounge, the airline now operates five international premium lounges DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce it has officially opened its new Premium Lounge… Read the full press release

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation and ACI World partner to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) and Airports Council International (ACI) World have partnered to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions. CANSO and ACI, in collaboration with aviation industry partners, have worked to identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and capacity while… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes Eurowings’ new service between Calgary and Frankfurt

Eurowings will fly from Calgary to Frankfurt four times per week in Summer 2020 New service offers Calgary-based travellers hundreds of connections from Frankfurt Airport to Europe, Middle East, Africa and beyond Lufthansa Group carriers will serve a total of five Canadian gateways in the Summer of 2020  Calgary, Canada, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay appoints Pete Downes as its new Managing Director

Cornwall, England, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay is pleased to announce that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. Downes joins from London City Airport where he is currently Aviation Director and has been instrumental in driving its route development and airline growth,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality announces The Zleep Hotel Frankfurt Airport scheduled to open in spring 2022

Deutsche Hospitality plans to open the Zleep Hotel Frankfurt Airport in spring 2022 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Deutsche Hospitality has announced another strategic milestone. The Zleep Hotel Frankfurt Airport is set to become the second hotel to operate under the brand in Germany following the Zleep Hotel Hamburg Altonaer… Read the full press release

Eurowings launches services between Calgary and Frankfurt

Calgary is Lufthansa’s fifth Canadian destination Flights bookable from 26 February 2020 COLOGNE, Germany, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Good news for Canada fans: From 1 June 2020, Lufthansa, in cooperation with Eurowings, will reintroduce the Canadian city of Calgary to the flight schedule from Frankfurt on a seasonal basis.  Lufthansa is thus further… Read the full press release