Emirates SkyCargo starts handling pharmaceutical cargo at a new purpose-built facility in Chicago

Air cargo carrier unveils purpose-built pharma facility at Chicago Pharma Corridors programme extended to 20 stations globally Dubai hub receives successful GDP re-certification Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Reinforcing its position as the global market leader for the air transport of temperature sensitive pharmaceuticals, Emirates SkyCargo has significantly boosted its worldwide pharma handling… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport deploys electric buses transport visitors to and from the Paradise City festival

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport is the proud sponsor and sustainability partner of the most eco-conscious Belgian festival, Paradise City, in neighbouring Steenokkerzeel. To help the festival achieve its green ambitions, Brussels Airport is deploying several electric buses to take the visitors to and from the festival. This eco-electro combination has… Read the full press release

American Airlines doubles down in Santo Domingo

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  SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest carrier, American Airlines, has expanded its network footprint in the Dominican Republic, launching two new weekly connections to Santo Domingo from its hubs at Dallas/Fort Worth and Charlotte Douglas in the US. As a result, the oneworld carrier will double its direct flights to… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport and Wien Energie put the world’s very first flywheel energy storage system into operation

Turbo Storage Provides Fresh Impetus to Electricity Charging Innovation at the airport: Vienna Airport and Wien Energie put the world’s very first flywheel energy storage system into operation, enabling rapid charging of electric vehicles VIENNA, Austria, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Put the time involved in waiting for your loved ones to good use and charge… Read the full press release

Swissport appointed as the new operator of Finnair Cargo’s COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2019-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair Cargo has appointed Swissport as the new operator of its COOL Nordic Cargo Hub facility at Helsinki Airport, one of the most modern air cargo hubs in Europe. From June 2019, Swissport will handle over 600 tons of perishables, pharmaceuticals and general cargo daily. The COOL Nordic… Read the full press release

Stagecoach to invest £80 million on new vehicle orders to help tackle car congestion and air quality

More than 350 new buses and coaches ordered across UK Planned orders include 48 electric buses for Manchester and South Wales Mix of local buses with latest Euro 6 emissions standards and state-of-the-art coaches due for delivery this year Local authorities urged to match private sector investment with measures to tackle road congestion. Perth, Scotland,… Read the full press release

Bombardier announces updates to its Challenger 350 aircraft

Performance improvement package now allows the Challenger 350 aircraft to fly up to 1,500 NM farther out of short runways Newly introduced Head-up Display (HUD) and Enhanced Vision System (EVS) capabilities now available to complement the aircraft’s unmatched versatility Enhanced sound-proofing technology further establishes the Challenger 350 aircraft cabin as the quietest in its class Challenger 300 series aircraft family… Read the full press release

Bombardier Welcomes First Global 6500 Aircraft into its State-of-the-art Completion Facility in Montreal

First production Global 6500 aircraft moves into the Laurent Beaudoin Completion Centre, as the newest member of the Global family advances towards entry-into-service as planned later this year Ninety per cent of total flight test complete, wing and engine in final stages of validation All testing on first flight test vehicle is complete; aircraft is retired The Global 6500 aircraft offers… Read the full press release

Revealed – The Riskiest Routes Around the World

The deadliest decade for air travel

LONDON, UK, 2019-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Revealed – The Riskiest Routes Around the World A study by 1st Move International has brought together data from the Aviation Safety Network (ASN) and the World Health Organisation (WHO) to reveal the riskiest ways to travel. The study delivered some surprising and unexpected trends, brought together in… Read the full press release

Massport approves new ground transportation plan

Expected to reduce congestion, improve customer experience BOSTON, MASSACHUSETtS, 2019-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) Board of Directors today (April 25, 2019) voted to approve a new ground transportation plan to help mitigate traffic congestion in and around Boston Logan International Airport by changing how Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) Uber and… Read the full press release

Emirates deploys latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on its Dubai- Malé route

Dubai, U.A.E, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has announced the deployment of its latest Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft fitted with the ‘Game Changer’ First Class suites on its Dubai- Malé route from 1st June, 2019. The Maldivian capital will become the first destination in the South Asian region to be served on a… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts unveils plans for an all-new Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021

The reimagined Four Seasons Private Jet further enhances the in-flight experience, for an elevated take on five-star service in the sky Toronto, Canada, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world’s leading luxury hospitality company, unveils plans for an all-new Four Seasons Private Jet that will take flight in early 2021, evoking the bygone… Read the full press release

Earth Week 2019: Port Authority announces that 50% of its shuttle bus fleet will be all-electric by summer

Recent arrival of six buses at Newark Liberty, in addition to six at JFK and expected arrival by June of six more at LaGuardia, puts agency ahead of schedule for full conversion of 36 shuttle bus fleet Key element of PA’s “Clean Dozen” sustainability program, rolled out with agency’s embrace of Paris Climate Agreement in… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and MTA will offer free LaGuardia Link Q70 buses from April 17-26, 2019

Service provides convenient connection for travelers to New York City subway and Long Island Railroad New York City, New York, United States, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will offer free LaGuardia Link Q70 buses from 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2019 through 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2019…. Read the full press release

Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Earth Day, April 22

LOS ANGELES, CA, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today ( April 12, 2019), Metrolink urged Southern California commuters to leave their cars at home on Earth Day and pledge to take public transportation. To make that easier, Metrolink will provide free rides on its regional rail system on Monday, April 22. Earth Day is an international… Read the full press release

Get a glimpse of maritime history through Vessel tours at Jack London Square

Lady Washington, Hawaiian Chieftain at Oakland waterfront through April 23 Oakland, Calif., 2019-Apr-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Two tall ships, Lady Washington and Hawaiian Chieftain, are in port at Jack London Square. The sailing vessels give visitors a glimpse of maritime history from the mid-1700’s to the late 1800’s. The ships are docked at the foot of Broadway through… Read the full press release

Emirates completes the installation of Expo 2020 Dubai liveries on 40 aircraft

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has completed the installation of bespoke Expo 2020 Dubai liveries on 40 aircraft, with its final A380 aircraft emblazoned in the distinctive orange ‘opportunity’ decal rolling out of the Emirates Engineering hangar. The first decal was unveiled in 2017 on an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER aircraft decorated… Read the full press release

British Airways brings together its four heritage liveried aircraft to mark its centenary this year

LONDON, UK, 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has, for the first time today (April 9, 2019), brought together its four heritage liveried aircraft which were repainted to mark the airline’s centenary this year, alongside an A319 in the current Chatham Dockyard livery, to capture a rare image of some of the airline’s most… Read the full press release

Air Partner launches new private jet escapes for spring travel

Gatwick, UK, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner, a global leader in private aviation, today (01 Apr 2019) announced new private jet escapes designed for spring travel – including a European wine tour and Brazilian wildlife adventure. In partnership with Quintessentially Travel, the world’s leading lifestyle and concierge company, a unique multi-leg private jet… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland’s largest marine terminal is converting 13 diesel-powered yard cranes to hybrid power

$6 million project at largest marine terminal to cut 45 tons of pollutants annually Oakland, Calif., 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Containerized cargo handling at the Port of Oakland is about to get a whole lot cleaner.  The Port said today (March 26, 2019) that its largest marine terminal is converting 13 diesel-powered yard cranes… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean delivers Australians a brand new ship and home port from 2020

MIAMI, FL, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Australian travellers can choose from four Royal Caribbean megaliners and two home ports from 2020, when the line introduces a brand new ship to Sydney in Serenade of the Seas and delivers Queenslanders with their very own dedicated cruise ship, Radiance of the Seas, home ported from Brisbane’s International Cruise Terminal and… Read the full press release

Viking expands its river fleet with seven new river ships

Innovative New Ships Further Extend Viking’s Ability to Offer Guests Unparalleled Access Along the Rivers of Europe Los Angeles, CA, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.vikingcruises.com) today (March 19, 2019) welcomed the latest additions to its river fleet, with the naming of seven new river ships during a celebration on the Rhine River in Basel, Switzerland…. Read the full press release

Auckland Airport announces partnership with Uber

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Getting to and from the Auckland Airport is key to any travellers’ journey and the formalising of arrangements between Uber and the airport will deliver a streamlined experience for Kiwi travellers and visitors alike. From Wednesday March 20, a dedicated rideshare area will be available at both… Read the full press release

Wizz Air expands its fleet with its first Airbus neo aircraft in Hamburg

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today (MAR 7, 2019) has taken delivery of its first of 256 Airbus neo aircraft on order in Hamburg. The new generation Airbus A321neo aircraft is powered by two… Read the full press release

Millennium Hilton Bangkok partners with Rizen Energy to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Hilton Bangkok has announced its partnership with Rizen Energy, the authorised importer and distributor of BYD electric vehicles, to launch Thailand’s first electric limousine service. With the intention to help solve Bangkok’s critical pollution problem, the collaborative project aims to reduce 15,000 kilogrammes of carbon in 2019 by… Read the full press release

CVG again has the lowest airfares in the region according to U.S. Department of Transportation airfare ranking report

Erlanger, Ky., 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The U.S. Department of Transportation released its average airfare ranking report for third quarter 2018, and the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) once again has the lowest airfares in the region. Among the top 100 U.S. domestic airports, CVG ranked #83. Overall, airfares at CVG have dropped 45… Read the full press release

TAP expands its fleet with new Airbus A320neo

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Feb-21 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP has received another Airbus A320neo in Lisbon, thereby continuing its fleet modernization process. The Airbus CS-TVB is the first jetliner of this model to reach the company this year. The new Airbus A320neo, which now joins TAP’s medium-haul fleet, offers 174 seats and even more comfort. The… Read the full press release

Avis Budget Group welcomes John F. North III as Chief Financial Officer

PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Budget Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR) today (Feb. 19, 2019) announced that, effective March 18, 2019, John F. North III will join the Company as Chief Financial Officer. Mr. North will oversee all financial aspects of the Company, including financial planning and analysis, accounting and financial reporting, tax, internal audit,… Read the full press release

Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated unsurpassed speed in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco faster than any other ultralong-range aircraft

Feat Brings G650ER/G650 Record Total Above 85 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (February 19, 2019) announced its ultralong-range Gulfstream G650ER again demonstrated its performance prowess in a city-pair record connecting Singapore and San Francisco — a distance of 7,475 nautical miles/13,843 kilometers — faster than any other ultralong-range… Read the full press release

First Bus to sell the Queens Road bus depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — First Bus has today (19 FEB 2019) announced its intention to sell the Queens Road bus depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group for a consideration of £11.2m. The intended sale would include the First Manchester depot site at Queens Road and the bus fleet of around 160 vehicles…. Read the full press release