All Nippon Airways trials an autonomous electric bus at Haneda International Airport

Autonomous electric bus allows simplified travel within the airport, boosting convenience for both passengers and staff. Trials demonstrate how ANA continues to promote technological innovation in the aviation and airline industry. ANA illustrates the commitment to the environment by using eco-friendly electric buses to reduce carbon emission. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group announces a new agreement with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to connect more than 22,000 Fiat vehicles in Avis Budget Group’s European fleet

Customers of Avis Budget Group renting FCA vehicles in Europe will soon find it easier to pick up and return their vehicles, allowing them to manage their entire rental experience digitally and enabling lock/unlock technology.   More than 22,000 connected Fiat, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Lancia cars and Fiat Professional LCV’s  are projected to be added… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique sign firm contracts for construction of third and fourth LNG-powered MSC World Class ships

Partnership further reinforced with two additional newbuild projects that will focus on the development and utilisation of next-generation environmental technologies Paris, France, 2020-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (20 January 2020) MSC Cruises and Chantiers de l’Atlantique further extended their long-term partnership by making a number of strategic announcements at a ceremony held at… Read the full press release

South African Airways sells nine aircraft to accommodate new Airbus A350-900s into its fleet

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ —South African Airways (SAA) has put some of its aircraft up for sale to accommodate the new Airbus A350-900s the airline recently added to its fleet. In a tender on the airline’s website, SAA said it was selling nine wide-body aircraft – – five Airbus A340-300s and… Read the full press release

Scottish Citylink celebrates the launch of a new fleet of vehicles on Edinburgh and Glasgow route with free coach travel

Free coach travel between Edinburgh and Glasgow on Saturday 18 January and Sunday 19 January Customers must book online in advance to take advantage of offer – www.citylink.co.uk* Offer part of Scottish Citylink celebrations to launch brand new £7million fleet of vehicles on 900 Service New coaches have luxury interior features to further improve customer comfort… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces changes in its Managing Directors for North region

Changes to Stagecoach Managing Directors for Merseyside and South Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cumbria and North Lancashire and Midlands Part of Stagecoach’s ongoing business change programme Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced a number of moves within its bus businesses in the north of the country, which will see four Managing Directors… Read the full press release

Stagecoach named as a finalist in Northern Power Women Awards

Stagecoach shortlisted in the Large Organisation category Recognition follows initiatives by Stagecoach to build inclusive workforce Stagecoach recently rated as Britain’s top public transport company for diversity and inclusion Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is proud to have been named as a finalist in this year’s Northern Power Women Awards. Britain’s biggest… Read the full press release

Stagecoach: Oxford Tube introduces improved timetable and a brand-new express service

New timetable and express services started this morning 12 express journeys to Baker Street Monday to Friday, between Oxford and London in both directions Significant increase in number of journeys – an extra 13,446 seats each week Up to every 8-minute frequency on Saturdays leaving Oxford Stagecoach, who operates the Oxford Tube, confirmed fares will… Read the full press release

Stagecoach: Sam Greer to succeed retiring Robert Andrew as new Regional Director for Scotland

Sam Greer to take over as new Regional Director for Scotland Follows announcement that Robert Andrew is to retire after 35 years in the transport industry Perth, Scotland, 2020-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has named its new Regional Director for Scotland as Sam Greer. Sam, who has been in the transport industry for 35… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group appoints Joe Ferraro as Interim Chief Executive Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2020-Jan-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Dec. 30, 2019) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Joe Ferraro, President, Americas, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2020. Mr. Ferraro’s appointment reflects the previously announced departure at year-end of Larry De Shon, President and Chief… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group surpasses 200,000 connected car threshold globally

Connected fleet offers trifecta of benefits: operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and new revenue models PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group announced today (Dec. 16, 2019) that it has surpassed the 200,000 connected car threshold globally, a significant marker on its journey to fully connecting its fleet of more than 600,000… Read the full press release

Why you should come to Kiev in 2020. Top 5 New things in the city

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Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

Viking announces four new ships custom built to navigate the Seine River in the heart of Paris

New Ship Design Coming to the Heart of Paris Next Year Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (December 9, 2019) announced new details about its 2020 river cruise season, which will see the addition of four new ships custom built to navigate the Seine River in the heart of Paris…. Read the full press release

Metrolink offers sponsored Lyft ride to riders traveling to Ontario International Airport

Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Metrolink riders traveling to Ontario International Airport (ONT) now have a new mobility option with sponsored Lyft rides from four Metrolink stations and Omnitrans transit centers thanks to a partnership with the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA). Alan Wapner, President of the Ontario International Airport Authority… Read the full press release

Transavia France announces the first 14 destinations from Montpellier

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Paray-Vieille-Poste, France, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Transavia France, the low-cost carrier (LCC) subsidiary of the Air France – KLM group, just unveiled its first 14 destinations out of Montpellier. As of the 3rd of April 2020, Transavia will be the only LCC with airplanes based in Montpellier. Its ambition is to develop a… Read the full press release

Seven Seas Splendor To Be Christened In Miami with Christie Brinkley as the Godmother

Seven Seas Splendor To Be Christened At Elegant Evening Ceremony In Miami On Feb. 21, 2020 MIAMI, FL, 2019-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — She’s a world-famous supermodel, glamorous actress, proud mother and successful entrepreneur – and now will be recognized as Godmother to the cruise ship that perfects luxury. Regent Seven Seas Cruises®, the world’s… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises celebrates the float out of MSC Virtuosa at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France

MSC Virtuosa floated out, with delivery in October 2020 Company’s third major milestone during the past month, following delivery of MSC Grandiosa and cutting of first steel for LNG-powered MSC Europa Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — MSC Cruises last weekend celebrated the float out of MSC Virtuosa at Chantiers de l’Atlantique in Saint-Nazaire, France, the… Read the full press release

Stagecoach South introduces new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses in Basingstoke

Basingstoke welcomes environmentally-friendly bus fleet Perth, Scotland, 2019-Dec-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach South has unveiled a new fleet of environmentally-friendly buses to the Basingstoke community. A £5.3 million investment by Stagecoach has enabled the rollout of 32 new Euro 6 low emission buses celebrated at a launch ceremony in Basingstoke on Monday 2nd December,… Read the full press release

British Airways announces partnership with Aston Martin

British Airways and Aston Martin gear up for take-off LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — In the airline’s centenary year and on the anniversary of Concorde’s final flight, British Airways is proud to announce a partnership with Aston Martin, with a limited-edition sports car that honours the supersonic aircraft. The luxury British car manufacturer has created the… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways to become Milan Malpensa’s 15th serving Asian carrier

MILAN, Italy, 2019-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) will begin flying to Milan Malpensa from Tokyo Haneda, the world’s fourth busiest airport, in Summer 2020, becoming the Italian airport’s 15th serving Asian carrier. The service will mark the return of a Japanese carrier to Italy after a 10-year gap. Malpensa will… Read the full press release

British Airways to expand its fleet with a brand new 787-10 Dreamliner

LONDON, UK, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (November 19, 2019) announced that it will take delivery of its first brand new 787-10 Dreamliner in January 2020, with its first route being Atlanta in February next year. This state-of-the-art, 787-10 aircraft has a carbon fibre fuselage which allows the pressure to be… Read the full press release

Emirates announces a firm order for 50 A350-900 XWB aircraft worth US$ 16 billion at the Dubai Airshow 2019

Fleet investment strengthens airline’s business model, and signals confidence in Dubai and UAE’s strategy of international connectivity Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, today (18 November 2019) announced a firm order for 50 A350-900 XWB aircraft worth US$ 16 billion (AED 58.7 billion) at list prices at the… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation announces utility nose option for the Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprop

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, today (NOVEMBER 17, 2019) announced a utility nose option for the Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprop, delivering additional capability to the highly versatile platform. The new FAA-certified modification enables an additional 12 cubic feet of storage space for up to 250 pounds… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways selects CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft

LEAP-1A engines to power airline’s new fleet of 50 A321neo family aircraft Agreement valued at $4 billion at list price and over the life of the service contracts DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it has selected CFM International LEAP-1A engines to power its new fleet… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s dedicated pharma handling facility in Chicago gets GDP certification

Pharma operations in Copenhagen shifted to a GDP certified pharma facility Pharma Corridors initiative expanded to 25 stations Dubai, UAE, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With over 75,000 tonnes of pharmaceuticals flown across the world during the Financial Year 2018/19, Emirates SkyCargo is one of the leading international players in the air transportation of… Read the full press release

SWIFT247, Grab and Vietjet Air team up to bring super express delivery service to Da Nang

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — SWIFT247 has today (11 November 2019) begun providing a solution connecting air and road transportation with Vietjet Air and Grab officially to customers in Vietnam’s central city, Da Nang. After providing super express delivery service connecting Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City within 5 hours, with “swift… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean unveils lineup of adventures for 2021-22 with the opening of its Alaska itineraries

Ovation, Radiance and Serenade of the Seas Return to Pacific Northwest MIAMI, FL, 2019-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Caribbean International begins to unveil the lineup of adventures in store for 2021-22 with the opening of its Alaska itineraries. The cruise line invites guests to set course for awe-inspiring views and thrilling adventures in the Last Frontier… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific finalizes order for 16 brand-new Airbus A330neo aircraft

CEB fleet revitalized with eight brand-new aircraft deliveries Manila, Philippines, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), the leading carrier in the Philippines, signed a Purchase Agreement with Airbus for the order of 16 A330 long-range aircraft. The transaction is valued at USD4.8 Billion. The 16 A330neo aircraft are scheduled for delivery between… Read the full press release

The Port of Rotterdam welcomed the first call of MSC Grandiosa

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Rotterdam has welcomed the first call of MSC Grandiosa, one of the most environmentally-advanced ships at sea yet. A special ‘All-Stars of the Sea’ event will be held on board the stunning 6,334-guest ship tonight as MSC Cruises recognises the efforts and achievements of Dutch and… Read the full press release

Stagecoach wins two awards at the National Transport Awards

Winner of Most Innovative Transport Project for employee experience app, Blink Blink implementation part of Stagecoach drive to enhance employee engagement Part of the winning team for Improvements to Bus Services for the Liverpool City Region Bus Alliance Perth, Scotland, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach was named in the winning team for two awards… Read the full press release