Bristol Airport announces launch of the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service

Bristol, UK, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A brand-new scheme has been launched at Bristol Airport that can help passengers earn money while they travel, the new ‘Airbnb of Cars’ service. Car & Away is a peer-to-peer car sharing service which allows car owners to rent out their vehicle while on holiday. Launched originally in… Read the full press release

Bombardier celebrates a significant milestone with the entry-into-service of the Global 6500 jet

Transport Canada awarded certification to Global 5500 and Global 6500 on September 24 The latest members of the Global family offer unmatched passenger comfort, greater range, a larger cabin and a smoother ride than competitor aircraft in the same class With a newly optimized wing and the all-new Rolls-Royce Pearl 15 engine, these aircraft fly farther, faster… Read the full press release

Christophe Degoumois appointed as Vice President of Sales, International of Bombardier Business Aircraft

Accomplished professional brings more than 20 years of experience in business jet sales to this role Mr. Degoumois will oversee aircraft sales in all regions outside the Americas Bombardier is poised to maintain its market share leadership around the world in the segments where it competes, with the most complete, most compelling portfolio of business… Read the full press release

Boeing delivers Saudi Arabian Airlines’s first 787-10 Dreamliner

Super-efficient jet joins airline’s existing 787-9 fleet to boost network expansion plans NORTH CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] delivered to Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) its first 787-10 Dreamliner, which will play a key role in the airline’s fleet and network expansion. The largest member of the Dreamliner family sets the… Read the full press release

Air France took delivery of its first Airbus A350

A major asset for reducing our environmental footprint – 25% less fuel consumed, 25% less CO2 emissions, 40% less noise emissions; A new definition of comfort in our Business, Premium Economy and Economy cabins; 28 Airbus A350s by 2025. Paris, France, 2019-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — On September 27, 2019, Air France took delivery of… Read the full press release

SAS joins Nordic initiative to drive the development of electric aircraft

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — A Nordic initiative to drive the development of electric aircraft is now being launched. Funded by Nordic Innovation (an organization under the Nordic Council of Ministers), a platform is created where SAS together with other Nordic players gather. “We will be a Nordic network that works with both… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Marubeni launches new business jet service company, JAL Business Aviation (JALBA)

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Marubeni today announced the launch of a new business jet service company, JAL Business Aviation (JALBA), established on January 11th, 2019.1 JALBA is now registered as an official business in the travel industry and will offer 3 services, including charter flight arrangement services as shown… Read the full press release

Passengers who take water transportation to Boston Logan International Airport get priority access at the airport security line

Passengers will get priority access at airport security Boston, Massachusetts, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers who take water transportation to Boston Logan International Airport will now get priority access at the airport security line. This new incentive is part of Massport’s commitment to encourage more passengers to use High Occupancy Vehicles (HOVs) to the… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to trial autonomous towing tractors at Narita International Airport

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) today (September 20, 2019) announced the decision to launch a pilot program to transport air cargo and check-in baggage with autonomous towing tractors within a restricted area at the airport. This trial is based on an offer from the… Read the full press release

Boeing to provide GainJet a suite of Jeppesen flight operation digital solutions

GainJet signs agreement for Boeing’s Jeppesen Operator, JetPlanner Pro, FliteDeck Pro X and Aviator digital solutions VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide GainJet, a global private jet charter operator and management company, a suite of Jeppesen flight operation digital solutions including Operator, JetPlanner Pro, FliteDeck Pro X and Aviator… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group names Keith Rankin as President of the International region

LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, the leading global provider of mobility solutions, has recently appointed Keith Rankin as President of the International region, which includes Europe, the Middle East, Africa (EMEA), Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Before his appointment, Keith was chief executive for the automotive division at Barloworld… Read the full press release

Jumeirah Vittaveli the first resort in the Maldives that offers superyacht villa in the Maldives

Male, Maldives, 2019-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Glide across the Indian Ocean onboard a floating superyacht villa in the Maldives at Jumeirah Vittaveli. No longer confined to land-based or stationary accommodation options, you can now live your Robinson Crusoe fantasy and explore the hidden treasures of the Maldives with a luxury twist at Jumeirah Vittaveli. It’s… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean Cruises orders third Icon-Class Ship to Feature Environmentally-Friendly Innovation

MIAMI, FL, 2019-Aug-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (NYSE: RCL) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with shipbuilder Meyer Turku to order a third Icon-class ship for delivery in 2025. The ship will join its two sister ships – to be delivered in 2022 and 2024, respectively – in… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrated its 100,000th aircraft pushback using its eco-friendly, emissions-free Mototok tugs

Automated pushback devices have reduced airside emissions and allowed the airline to reduce its fuel consumption The devices are part of British Airways’ long-term plan to reduce emissions from all vehicles at Heathrow Mototok technology helps British Airways maintain its position as the most punctual of the largest short-haul operators out of London LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces roading upgrade to add capacity and enable public transport

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has begun one of its most significant roading projects in decades, with the upgrade of its core network – one of the hardest working roading systems in Auckland. The multi-million dollar ‘Northern Network’ project will transform the main entrance way into the airport, as well… 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

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

Boeing: Korean Air finalize order for 20 787 Dreamliner airplanes

Carrier modernizes widebody fleet with super-efficient 787-10, and 787-9 jets SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Korean Air has finalized an agreement with Boeing [NYSE: BA] to order 20 787 Dreamliner airplanes – including 10 each of the 787-10 and 787-9 models – valued at $6.3 billion according to list prices. Along with an… Read the full press release

EVA Air makes Milan Malpensa its first European route in 20 years

Asian carrier is a ‘Five-Star’ addition to Malpensa’s airline portfolio; four times weekly service from Taipei Taoyuan in Taiwan to begin in February 2020.

Metrolink appoints Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 16, 2019), Metrolink announced the selection of Todd P. McIntyre to the position of Chief Strategy Officer to lead the commuter railroad’s planning, government affairs, community relations, procurement and railroad services. McIntyre joins Metrolink after three years at the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) in… Read the full press release

Boeing and Qatar Airways finalize order for five Boeing 777 Freighters

Signing ceremony witnessed by U.S. President Trump and the Emir of Qatar WASHINGTON D.C, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways finalized an order for five Boeing 777 Freighters during a ceremony at the White House on July 9. The signing ceremony was witnessed by U.S. President Donald Trump and His… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and GE Aviation sign multiple agreements for GE engines

Signing ceremony held at the White House and witnessed by His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, Amir of the State of Qatar and U.S. President Donald Trump DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and GE Aviation signed multiple agreements yesterday for GE engines. As part of the agreements, Qatar Airways selected the… Read the full press release

Great Dane Airlines adds Edinburgh to its route pack

Aalborg, Denmark, 2019-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ —  Great Dane Airlines has launched twice-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays) services from Aalborg to Edinburgh on 27 June. Flown by the airline’s 118-seat ERJ-195 aircraft, the route to the Scottish capital is currently the only UK service operated by Great Dane and is the only service to Aalborg in… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive takes delivery of two new state-of-the-art Gulfstream jets

The private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group now operates 18 ultra-modern aircraft after adding one Gulfstream G650ER and one G500 to its fleet Qatar Executive to receive a further four new jets in 2019 DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive is pleased to confirm delivery of two new state-of-the-art… Read the full press release

Wizz Air orders 20 Airbus A321XLR aircraft

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air Holdings Plc (“Wizz Air” or “the Company”), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today (JUN 19, 2019) that, as part of the Indigo Partners deal, it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Airbus S.A.S. (“Airbus”) relating to exercising a part of… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo created growth opportunities for Krix

South Australian business has exported more than 300 cinema sound systems to the Middle East Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has created growth opportunities for Krix, a family-owned South Australian business specialising in cinema and home-theatre speakers. Partnering with Emirates SkyCargo has allowed Krix to… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines acquires a new Airbus A320neo aircraft, its fleets’s hundredth aircraft

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The fleet of the largest private airline in Russia has been upgraded with one hundredth aircraft. S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance®, announces the acquisition of a new Airbus A320neo aircraft. The plane has become the hundredth aircraft in the airline’s fleet. The aircraft was transferred to S7 Airlines at the manufacturer’s factory in Hamburg. The new… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo signs landmark order for five new Boeing 777 freighters

Three new freighter-only routes also revealed: Hanoi to Dallas, Chicago to Singapore and Singapore – Los Angeles – Mexico City The cargo carrier will grow to become the number one global carrier this year in both fleet and network Doha, Qatar, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has announced a significant new… Read the full press release

Gatwick gains Gdansk gateway ─ thanks to Wizz Air

Wizz Air to commence flights to its fourth destination from Gatwick With these new flights, Gatwick becomes carrier’s third largest airport in UK in terms of weekly capacity Gatwick now offers 23 destinations in Central and Eastern Europe in S19 Gatwick, UK, 2019-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air has added its fourth destination… Read the full press release