Emirates SkyCargo helps deliver lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul to countries in Africa

Dubai/ Seoul, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline and the world’s largest international cargo airline has helped deliver lifesaving medical equipment from Seoul to several countries in Africa. Since 2015, the air cargo carrier has transported over 800,000 units of malaria tester kits and other associated equipment… Read the full press release

British author Jane Austen graces Norwegian’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft

LONDON, UK, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is proud to announce that British author Jane Austen has taken to the skies as her portrait adorns the tail fin of a Norwegian Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. The world-renowned author inspired generations with her best-known works including Sense & Sensibility, Pride & Prejudice and Emma…. Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone welcomes leading international logistics firm GAC Abu Dhabi to its cargo terminal free zone site

Global logistics firm is the 223th entity to register for free zone status at Abu Dhabi Airports Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports Free Zone (ADAFZ) today (31 Jul 2018) announced leading international logistics firm GAC Abu Dhabi as the latest addition to its cargo terminal free zone… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Gargash partner to transport Alfa Romeos to the prestigious Gumball 3000 motor rally

Cars flown to London to mark Dubai based Gargash’s 100th anniversary Dubai, UAE, 2018-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, and Gargash, one of the largest distributors of premium and luxury cars in the UAE, have partnered to transport two Alfa Romeos from Dubai to London for the prestigious… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental becomes the official mobility partner of Luxury Retreats

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2018-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental today (July 30, 2018) announced a deal with Luxury Retreats, acquired by Airbnb in February 2017, to be the official mobility partner of the full service villa rental company, which offers custom-designed trips of a lifetime, including the world’s finest homes, personalized concierge services and… Read the full press release

Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific to expand its fleet with five Airbus A320neo aircrafts

Pasay City, Philippines, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading Philippine carrier Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) continues to ramp-up its fleet with the confirmed addition of five Airbus A320neo (new engine option) aircraft. Deliveries of the aircraft will commence in the first half of 2019 and will be completed within the same year. The five additional… Read the full press release

ScotRail, Stagecoach and Transport Scotland partner to introduce smart, multi-modal travel in nine locations across Scotland

PlusBus day, weekly, monthly and 3 monthly tickets can now be stored on ScotRail Smartcards and StagecoachSmart cards. Perth, Scotland, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Bus and rail operators have worked together to deliver smart, integrated travel in nine Scottish locations through the multi-modal PlusBus scheme. Train operator ScotRail has worked with bus company… Read the full press release

National Car Rental on the top spot for the fifth year in a row in Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards

ST. LOUIS, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Vehicle selection, customer service and overall value were just a few of the categories for which National Car Rental received praise, taking the top spot for the fifth year in a row in Travel + Leisure magazine’s World’s Best Awards. National received the award at a special celebration in New York… Read the full press release

Stagecoach partners with Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and Fusion Processing to trial autonomous single deck bus

No driver will be required when vehicle is off-highway Technology delivers road safety benefits when vehicle driven in manual mode Bus to be used autonomously within depot environment later this year PERTH, Scotland, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Work is underway to trial the UK’s first full-sized driverless bus. Transport operator Stagecoach confirmed today (23 July… Read the full press release

FAA grants both type and production certificates to Gulfstream G500

All-New Aircraft Nears Entry Into Customer Service SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (July 20, 2018) announced the Gulfstream G500 received both its type certification and production certificate from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). These certifications pave the way for the first completed G500 delivery to a customer as planned later this year…. Read the full press release

Gatwick rolls out 100% electric vehicle car sharing service

Scheme run by Bluecity – only company operating a pan-London 100% electric vehicle car sharing service – with over 300 pickup/ drop off points Ten cars based at Gatwick, with additional capacity ring fenced and ambitious plans to expand the network across London and surrounding areas Vehicles produce zero emissions supporting Gatwick’s carbon neutral status… Read the full press release

Boeing and VietJet sign MoU for additional 100 737 MAX airplanes

Agreement includes 80 737 MAX 10s, which would be largest commitment in Asia Deal to double Vietnamese carrier’s 737 MAX fleet to 200 FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ —Boeing [NYSE:BA] and VietJet [HOSE: VJC] signed a Memorandum of Understanding today (July 18, 2018) at the 2018 Farnborough International for an additional 100 737… Read the full press release

Air Partner successfully transports a lion on behalf of the Born Free Foundation

London, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, the global aviation services group, was recently called upon to assist in the successful relocation of a lion on behalf of the Born Free Foundation. The lion cub “King” was discovered in a Paris apartment in October last year, where he had been kept illegally… Read the full press release

Qatar Executive unveils its brand-new executive jet, the Gulfstream G500 at the Farnborough International Airshow

Private jet division to receive 25 additional new aircraft by 2022 to accommodate increasing passenger demand   Qatar Executive to open new dedicated offices in Shanghai and Moscow by the end of this year DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Executive, the private jet charter division of Qatar Airways Group, proudly unveiled its… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo officially starts its international shipping program

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is entering its next era as it officially began its international shipping program on Sunday.  With this milestone, the carrier now offers the ability to ship between the United States and Mexico City. Later this summer, the carrier intends to add the ability to ship between… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains removes afternoon peak restrictions out of London Euston

Friday afternoon peak out of London abolished for summer of spontaneity New study finds that 4pm on a Friday is the moment the nation takes to social media to talk about their weekends 93% of all conversations about the weekend on social media embrace and encourage spontaneity LONDON, 2018-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin… Read the full press release

IATA to make training courses more accessible for developing nations

Geneva, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that, as part of its strong support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it will introduce new pricing of most of its training courses to make them more accessible to developing nations. “Aviation is the business of freedom and a catalyst for… Read the full press release

Vistara to expand its fleet with 13 aircrafts from Airbus and Boeing for USD 3.1 billion

New Delhi, 2018-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, has agreed to place firm orders with Airbus for 13 aircraft from the A320neo family and with Boeing for six 787-9 Dreamliner. Together, the deals are valued at USD 3.1 billion, based on… Read the full press release

Bombardier to launch Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System options on its Challenger 350 business jets

Lightweight Head-up Display (HUD) from Rockwell Collins will make the best equipped cockpit in the super mid-size segment even better The Head-up Display and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) will be available as an option on new Challenger 350aircraft orders and as a retrofit on in-service models The HUD and EVS bring unparalleled situational awareness and improvements… Read the full press release

Ethiopian Airlines expands Boeing fleet with 737 MAX 8

Africa’s largest and fastest-growing airline expands Boeing fleet with new and improved 737 jet Delivery is first of 30 MAX jets for Ethiopian and will be largest 737 MAX fleet in the Continent SEATTLE, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first of 30 737 MAX… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to add a second Airbus A320 aircraft to its Chișinău operations

SECOND BASED AIRCRAFT, FIVE NEW ROUTES BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the leading low-cost airline in Moldova and one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe, today (JUL 5, 201) announced a 68% increase of its Chișinău operations adding asecond Airbus A320 aircraft at its local base in December 2018. At… Read the full press release

Emirates to deploy its A380 double-decker on a special one-off service to Islamabad on 8 July 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ —Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, announced today (3 July 2018) that it will deploy a one-off A380 service to Islamabad on 8 July 2018. The airline’s iconic double-decker will make its inaugural arrival in Islamabad on a special flight EK2524/EK2525. The A380 flight will depart Dubai on… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo adds Santiago, Chile to its network of cargo destinations

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, will be adding Santiago, Chile to its network of cargo destinations from 5th July 2018. Santiago will be Emirates SkyCargo’s sixth destination in South America following Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Viracopos, Buenos Aires and Ciudad del Este. The air… Read the full press release

Worldwide Cruise Terminals recognized with SME Award for service excellence by Hong Kong’s Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport

HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Cruise Terminals (WCT), manager and operator of Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Cruise Terminal, has won the Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport in Hong Kong’s (CILT) SME Award for service excellence. In 2017, WCT handled more passengers than the three other Pearl River Delta cruise terminals combined – a total of  780,000 passengers or… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates 25 years of operation in Muscat with the arrival of its A380

Emirates celebrates 25 years of operation in Muscat with the arrival of its A380 – one of the shortest A380 flights in the world Operation confirms readiness of new airport for A380 operations Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates A380 touched down in Muscat earlier today (01 July 2018) for a… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines mobile app integrates booking travel to/from the airport with Lyft

Customers can book travel to/from the airport with Lyft through the Southwest mobile app DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is partnering with rideshare company Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., to let Customers catch a Lyft on the way to the airport! The enhancement will offer Southwest… Read the full press release

Park’N Fly and ACTA Enter into Corporate Partnership Agreement

Toronto, Canada, 2018-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Park’N Fly is proud to announce that it has entered into a Corporate Partnership with the Association of Canadian Travel Agencies (ACTA) naming Park’N Fly as the national airport parking partner of choice. Operating in 7 cities across Canada, Park’N Fly allows agents to offer choice and… Read the full press release

Bombardier announces Delta Air Lines as the launch operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets

Montréal, Canada, 2018-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Delta Air Lines, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (Delta Air Lines) has signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft – becoming the launch operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets. Based on the list price for… Read the full press release

U-Tow Best Trailer Hire Services in New Zealand

Frankton, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2018-Jun-23 — /Travel PR News/ —Now-a-day, the trailer hire industry is changing fastly in New Zealand, and many companies are at the forefront of that change. The vision the hire service provider is to lead the trailer hire industry & ensure a prompt, safe, and reliable service for anyone looking to… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport announces opening of Great Yorkshire Way direct link from the motorway network

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The second phase of Great Yorkshire Way which completes the direct link from the motorway network to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has officially opened to traffic today (Friday 15 June). Delivered by Doncaster Council and backed by the Sheffield City Region, this transformational project completed the last one… Read the full press release