Shannon Airport: new Embraer Lineage 1000 executive jet joins Gainjet Ireland’s growing fleet

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — There were double celebrations today (16 October 2018) at Shannon Airport, as Gainjet Ireland took delivery of a new jet, which made history as the first aircraft in the world to be registered on the new Irish EJ aircraft register, administered by the Irish Aviation Authority. The registration… Read the full press release

Boeing and Adient’s airplane seat joint venture Adient Aerospace secures regulatory approvals

Adient Aerospace secures regulatory approval to develop, manufacture and sell seats to airlines and leasing companies Alan Wittman named Chief Executive Officer SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Adient (NYSE: ADNT) today (Oct. 16, 2018) announced their airplane seat joint venture Adient Aerospace is operational after securing regulatory approvals. The… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines took delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (15.10.2018) S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld®, global aviation alliance, has announced that it has received the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia. The aircraft will be based in Novosibirsk. The Boeing 737 MAX will start flying this week: passengers on the Novosibirsk to Moscow and Chita routes will be the first to enjoy flying on the new… Read the full press release

Boeing strengthens its Global Services’ offerings with the integration of Flightdocs Enterprise platform

Companies sign MOU to integrate Flightdocs Enterprise platform with Boeing Global Services’ offerings from Aviall, Inventory Locator Services and Jeppesen Together, partners will offer enhanced, cloud-based aviation maintenance, compliance and inventory management solutions for business and general aviation operators. ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Flightdocs have entered into a… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines becomes the first Russian airline to fly the new Boeing 737 MAX

Carrier is the first in Russia to fly the 737 MAX airplane S7 plans to operate 10 more MAX airplanes in the coming years MOSCOW, RUSSIA, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], Air Lease Corp. [NYSE: AL; “ALC”], and S7 Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX, via lease from… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation and NetJets announce fleet agreements with option to purchase 175 Cessna Citation Longitude and 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere aircrafts

ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and NetJets® Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway company, today (OCTOBER 15, 2018) announced fleet agreements for the option to purchase up to 175 super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude® aircraft and up to 150 Cessna Citation Hemisphere® aircraft. NetJets has operated a fleet of nearly… Read the full press release

Avis launches promotion that lets customers earn a rental day reward after every two rentals

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis today (October 11, 2018) announced “Drive Free,” a promotion that lets customers earn a rental day reward after every two rentals. Drive Free runs through February 28, 2019 and is open to members of Avis Preferred, the Company’s express rental program. To earn a rental day reward,… Read the full press release

Boeing and SpiceJet celebrate the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8

Indian carrier to operate up to 205 MAX jets on regional and international routes Fuel-efficient 737 MAX to help SpiceJet save $1.5 million per plane a year SEATTLE, Washington, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and SpiceJet celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8. The airline plans to use the… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo celebrates two years of operating its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to Oslo

Facilitates transport of key exports and trade goods from salmon to horses, pharmaceuticals to machinery Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has completed two years of operating its Boeing 777 freighter aircraft to Oslo. The air cargo carrier operates a weekly freighter service to the Norwegian… Read the full press release

Ukraine Tour: Kyiv, Lviv, Odessa by Guide me UA

Ukraine Tour - Travel to Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine, 2018-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Want to go on a trip to Eastern Europe and do not know where to go? We invite you to Ukraine! Beautiful nature, ancient architecture, the sea, forests, castles, churches, beautiful and cheerful people, and varied cuisine! Travel to Ukraine! We will show you the best Ukraine has… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces mobility partnership with Brightline

Company to make Avis and Zipcar vehicles available at train stations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach to enable last-mile connectivity PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (October 4, 2018) announced a mobility partnership with Brightline, the nation’s only privately owned, operated and maintained passenger… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces the acquisition of Turiscar Group car rental company in Portugal

PORTUGAL, SPAIN, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR), a leading mobility solutions provider, today (October 3, 2018) announced it has acquired Turiscar Group a well established, family-owned, car rental company in Portugal. The acquisition will see Avis Budget Group bring on board this leading organisation in Portugal with two distinct… Read the full press release

IATA: demand for global air freight measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) rose 2.3% in August 2018 YoY

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.3% in August 2018, compared to the same period the year before. This pace of growth was unchanged from the previous month but was… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways upgrades five of its current order of A350-900s to the higher-capacity A350-1000

Qatar Airways upsizes original order following the strong performance of the A350-1000 and need for extra capacity on its growing global network DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it has upgraded five of its current order of A350-900s to the higher-capacity A350-1000. The airline has already… Read the full press release

Emirates announces travel and lifestyle partnerships with Uber and Emaar Malls

Latest initiative with Uber underscores the airline’s commitment to offer customers greater convenience Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has expanded its travel and lifestyle partnerships to continue offering exclusive benefits and greater convenience for its customers. The latest initiatives with global leading ride-sharing app, Uber and local… Read the full press release

Air Charter Service called into action in Hawaii again

Houston, Texas, USA, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the destruction caused by Hurricane Lane in Hawaii last month, Air Charter Service’s Texas office was asked to fly in more than 120 tonnes of relief goods, as well as a search and rescue team. This came just months after ACS was involved in flights… Read the full press release

The National Science Foundation and Boeing announce new $21 million partnership to accelerate training in critical skill areas and increase diversity in STEM fields

Investment to accelerate online, on-demand training in critical skill areas and support women in STEM CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Sept. 24, 2018) announced a new $21 million partnership to accelerate training in critical skill areas and increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo earns Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme accreditation for 10 new stations

The accreditation recognises the cargo carrier’s stringent and safe processes in handling Envirotainer containers at several stations across its network DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has received the Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme (QEP) accreditation for 10 new stations: London Heathrow,… Read the full press release

megabus.com supports Highways England’s ‘Don’t be a Space Invader – stay safe, stay back’ safety initiative

Inter-city coach operator supports ‘Don’t be a Space Invader – stay safe, stay back’ safety initiative New figures show extent of road casualties caused by people who drive too close to vehicle in front megabus.com invests in telematics technology and professional driver training to promote safer journeys Perth, Scotland, 2018-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Inter-city coach… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation to launch a new corporate identity and product design at the InnoTrans exhibition in Berlin September 18-22

Mobility technology leader reinvents itself with an all-new product design and corporate identity, underlined by the slogan: Together we move Bombardier’s fully interactive stand shows how its mobility solutions stimulate the economic potential of cities across the globe Berlin, Germany, 2018-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation will take the center… Read the full press release

First Bus now offering contactless as a payment option on all its 14 operations

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — An industry milestone has been achieved today (17th September), as First Bus has successfully completed the rollout of new Ticketer machines across its 5,800 fleet, with all its 14 operations now offering contactless as a payment option. Today’s announcement makes First Bus the first bus operator of its… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Boeing to donate the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona

B-HNL expected to fly into retirement on 18 September from Hong Kong Hong Kong, China, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and Boeing announced today (September 17, 2018) that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted… Read the full press release

Avis renews its multi-year agreement with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE)

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis today (September 17, 2018) announced that it has renewed its multi-year agreement with Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE) to continue its designation as the official vehicle rental partner of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto FC. Under the agreement, the mobility brand will have the… Read the full press release

Hundreds of classic, muscle and specialty cars to be showcased for the 11th annual KCI Cruise Car Show at Kansas City International Airport on Saturday, September 22

To be Nationally Televised on Velocity Kansas City, MO, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department is revving up for the KCI Cruise Night. On Saturday, September 22, the area east of Kansas City International Airport may look like a scene from the movie American Graffiti, as hundreds of classic, muscle and… Read the full press release

Norwegian named as the most fuel-efficient airline on transatlantic routes by the International Council on Clean Transportation

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) unveils 2017 findings Crowning Norwegian as the undefeated Leader LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) today (Sep 12, 2018) released its white paper analysing the fuel efficiency of the 20 leading airlines on routes between Europe and the United… Read the full press release

Air Peace of Nigeria to order ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes from Boeing

Nigerian airline to expand regional network with new, more capable 737 jet Boeing 737 MAX continues to expand its footprint across Africa LAGOS, Nigeria, 2018-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Air Peace of Nigeria today ( Sept. 13, 2018) announced a new order for ten 737 MAX 8 airplanes during a signing ceremony in Lagos. Air… Read the full press release

Airline Industry Retailing Symposium (AIRS) will focus on how changes in distribution and payment are paving the way for a new era of airline retailing

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the Airline Industry Retailing Symposium (AIRS), formerly part of the World Passenger Symposium (WPS), will focus on how changes in distribution and payment are paving the way for a new era of airline retailing. “Initiatives like the New Distribution Capability… Read the full press release

Flybe to roll out new livery across all its Bombardier Q400 and Embraer 175 aircraft over the next six years

Airline welcomes first ‘new look’aircraft into fleet Arrival marks start of invigorated brand awareness New livery “a credit to talented in-house design team” Full fleet re-painting scheduled for completion by 2025 Co-ordinated in line with existing fleet re-painting programme adding no extra cost to business Exeter, England, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation announces the appointment of Thomas Schmidt as the new head of global communications

Berlin, Germany, 2018-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Mobility technology leader Bombardier Transportation has named Thomas Schmidt as the new head of global communications effective September 1, 2018. In his new role, Thomas Schmidt will lead all internal and external communications at Bombardier Transportation to further increase the impact and efficiency of its global communications… Read the full press release

Bombardier and Garmin announce significant avionics upgrade for the Bombardier Vision flight deck aboard the Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 aircraft

The Bombardier Vision flight deck is recognized as one of the most advanced flight decks in the light jet category The latest Garmin G5000 avionics upgrade enhances the aircraft’s capabilities and paves the way for future technological enhancements Bombardier will make the upgrade available on new Learjet 75 and Learjet 70 aircraft or as a retrofit package Learjet 75 aircraft features the… Read the full press release