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

Emirates SkyCargo and Cainiao Smart Logistics Network partner in cross-border e-commerce trade and airline cargo operation

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and the largest international cargo airline, has signed an MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics  Network Ltd. (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, to jointly facilitate the delivery of cross-border parcels as Cainiao looks to expand its global logistics… Read the full press release

Air Partner strengthens existing US network with the opening of new office in Los Angeles

Gatwick, UK, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner” or “Group”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Los Angeles (“L.A.”), in line with its strategy to grow its geographical footprint. The office, which opened on 4 June 2018, will service southern… Read the full press release

MSC Cruises christens its new ship MSC Seaview

The striking ship has been designed for the Mediterranean to create a very special connection between guests and the ocean Godmother Sophia Loren will cut the ribbon on her 13th MSC Cruises ship MSC Seaview to become the third MSC Cruises ship to be launched in just 12 months Genoa, Italy , 2018-Jun-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces winning tender for the premium logistics centre at Hong Kong International Airport

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (“AA”) today announced that the right to develop and manage a premium logistics centre (“the Centre”) at Kwo Lo Wan in the South Cargo Precinct of Hong Kong International Airport (“HKIA”) has been awarded to a joint venture (“the joint venture”) led by… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to use alternative jet fuel to fly its new fleet of Airbus A350-1000 aircraft home to Hong Kong

Airline committed to achieving goal of carbon neutral growth from 2020 HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is underscoring its strong commitment to eco-efficiency by planning to use a blend of alternative jet fuel to fly its new fleet of Airbus A350-1000 aircraft home to Hong Kong. The airline has 20 of… Read the full press release

Embraer appoints Ron Baur as SVP Strategy and Hussein Dabbas as General Manager Special Projects for Middle East & Africa

São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer announces today (06/04/2018) the appointment of Ron Baur as Senior Vice President Strategy and Hussein Dabbas as General Manager Special Projects for Middle East & Africa. Both executives will join the Commercial Aviation business unit to strengthen Embraer’s global marketing & sales team… Read the full press release

The Fascination Of Kuta Beach In Lombok

Bali, Indonesia, 2018-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — If you hear “Kuta Beach” word, maybe you will immediately think ‘ah yes, the beach in Bali’. Not entirely wrong, but also not entirely true. Kuta Beach is not only on the Bali island. Lombok Island also has a beach called Kuta beach. No less beautiful than… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates a unique milestone as its fleet reaches 100 aircraft

SPECIAL LIVERY REVEALED AND  WIZZ FOUNDATION LAUNCHED BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrates a unique milestone today as its fleet reaches 100 aircraft. To mark the event, a special livery on one of Wizz… Read the full press release

dnata to provide EGYPTAIR with cargo handling services from its facility at Dubai World Central

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, expands its partnership with EGYPTAIR in Dubai. Starting today (30 May 2018), dnata will provide the airline with premium cargo handling services from its best-in-class facility at Dubai World Central (DWC).  EGYPTAIR will initially operate one cargo flight a… Read the full press release

Gulfstream G650ER Links Atlantic And Pacific Over North Pole

SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today ( May 28, 2018 ) announced that the ultra-long-range G650ER has again proven its unmatched performance capabilities, adding yet another city-pair speed record, this time during a flight over the North Pole. The G650ER departed White Plains, New York, at 1:30 p.m. May 12 and arrived in Shanghai at… Read the full press release

Gulfstream expands operations in London area with a new, larger, purpose-built facility at TAG Farnborough Airport

MRO At Business Aviation-Only Airport To Open In 2020 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (May 28, 2018) announced it will expand its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operation in the London area with a new, larger, purpose-built facility at TAG Farnborough Airport. The Farnborough service center is expected to… Read the full press release

Gulfstream G500 near completion of function and reliability (F&R) testing

Concurrent G600 Flight-Test Program Well Into Certification Testing SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (May 28, 2018) announced the Gulfstream G500 is nearing completion of function and reliability (F&R) testing, which will mark the end of the flying required for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification later this summer. Gulfstream’s other… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation to develop a VVIP market solution for the Airbus ACJ380 with Sparfell & Partners, Winch Design and DS Aviation

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is partnering with Sparfell & Partners, Winch Design and DS Aviation to develop a VVIP market solution for the Airbus ACJ380. Under the agreement, Jet Aviation will engineer, manage, manufacture, install and certify (STC) a VVIP cabin interior for the ACJ380. As an approved Airbus completions facility with more… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel earns approval from Airbus Corporate Jets for the ACJ350 XWB

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel has received approval from Airbus Corporate Jets for the ACJ350 XWB. The Completions Center has a long history of partnership with Airbus Corporate Jets. Jet Aviation has delivered 23 VIP Airbus cabins since 2000. As the latest addition to Airbus’ family of VIP wide-body… Read the full press release

Boeing EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft to be showcased at the Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Air Show

A variant of the F/A-18 Super Hornet, the Growler airborne electronic attack fighter jet will be showcased at the Finnish Air Force 100th Anniversary Air Show ARLINGTON, Va, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy will exhibit the EA-18G Growler airborne electronic attack aircraft for the first time in Finland…. Read the full press release

Allegiant expands fleet with its first U.S.-produced Airbus A320 aircraft

Mobile, Alabama Delivery Marks a Key Milestone in Airline’s Transition to a Single Fleet Type MOBILE, Ala., 2018-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) this week welcomed its first U.S.-produced A320 aircraft from the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility in Mobile, Alabama. A team of Allegiant employees and executives from the company’s headquarters in Las Vegas joined Airbus’ leadership… Read the full press release

Stagecoach announces new Director appointments to deliver business change programme within its UK Bus Division

New Business Change Director to be appointed Michelle Hargreaves and Darren Roe to take on new roles New UK Bus Managing Director appointments confirmed PERTH, Scotland, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach has announced new Director appointments to help deliver a business change programme within its UK Bus Division. The innovative new programme is designed… Read the full press release

Air Line Pilots Association applauds the administration to bring the UAE into compliance with the U.S. Air Transport Agreement

Test Will be Whether UAE Ends Subsidies, Increases Transparency, and Freezes Future Fifth Freedom Service to the United States WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ —  Capt. Tim Canoll, president of the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), issued the following statement regarding the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) commitment to operate Emirates and Etihad… Read the full press release

Park’N Fly Announces Home Makeover Contest Winner

Park'N Fly Home Makeover Grand Prize Winner

Toronto, ON Canada, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Park’N Fly is thrilled to announce the Grand Prize winner of our Home Makeover contest. Mr. John Boyce of Toronto won a 2-hour in-home colour consultation, up to 60 hours of painting service and $1,000 CAD in Dulux paints and supplies. John and his wife Laura… Read the full press release

Swissport Cargo Services at Basel’s EuroAirport awarded with CEIV certificate for pharmaceutical logistics by IATA

Continued growth at Switzerland`s most advanced cargo warehouse at Basel EuroAirport – Planned expansion of cargo capacities also in Frankfurt BASEL, Switzerland, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has awarded Swissport Cargo Services at Basel’s EuroAirport with the CEIV certificate for particularly sensitive pharmaceutical logistics. CEIV is IATA`s Center… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines unveils Incredibles 2-themed plane

SEATTLE, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ahead of the highly-anticipated release of Disney•Pixar’s Incredibles 2 on June 15, Alaska Airlines unveiled a special-edition plane today, featuring moviegoers’ favorite family of “Supers.” The Incredibles 2-themed plane, Alaska’s first Disney•Pixar film livery, was unveiled to a crowd of more than 2,000 cheering students during Aviation Day at the airlines’ Seattle hangar. Watch the Incredibles 2-themed plane come to… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific’s first Airbus A350-1000 successfully completes a test flight from Toulouse, France

HONG KONG, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific’s first Airbus A350-1000 has taken to the air for the first time, successfully completing a test flight from Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. We have 20 of these technologically-advanced aircraft on order with the first delivery scheduled in June. The Cathay Pacific Group, which already has… Read the full press release

Bombardier partners with Turbine Engine Specialists to bolster its maintenance capabilities at its service centres in the U.S.

Award-winning Bombardier service centres now have extended capabilities and capacity for engine maintenance on Challenger 300 and Challenger 350 aircraft  Bombardier offers operators the flexibility to have all their engine and airframe maintenance needs met in one location Bundling of airframe and engine work with other Bombardier services reduces downtime and costs Bombardier’s Mobile Response… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s U.S. business aircraft service centers honoured with 2017 Aviation Maintenance Technician Diamond Award Certificates of Excellence for the 8th consecutive years

All Bombardier Business Aircraft service centers in the U.S. named Diamond Award recipients for the eighth year running The Diamond Award of Excellence is the industry’s highest honour for aviation maintenance In 2017, Bombardier’s U.S. service center network tallied approximately 76,205 man-hours of training Montréal, CANADA, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — All of Bombardier’s wholly-owned… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announces firm order for 15 new CRJ900 regional jets from American Airlines

Montréal, CANADA, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has signed a firm order for 15 new CRJ900 regional jets with American Airlines, Inc. (“American”). The purchase agreement also includes options on an additional 15 CRJ900 aircraft. Based on the list price of the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is… Read the full press release

Qantas orders six additional Boeing 787-9s to expand its fleet of Dreamliners to 14 by the end of 2020

Six additional 787-9s ordered for Qantas International Retirement of last six 747-400s by end 2020 Will bring improved efficiency, passenger comfort and route options SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today announced an order for six additional Boeing 787-9s to fly on its international network, bringing its fleet of Dreamliners to 14… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s most popular food exports served at Cargo conference Multimodal in its first mobile “Export Café

Heathrow’s most popular food exports served at Cargo conference Multimodal in a limited edition café Scottish shortbread and smoked salmon, Welsh jam, Cornish tea and Northern Ireland drinks featured on the menu New Heathrow cargo data reveals surprising destinations British food staples fly to LONDON, UK, 2018-May-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow is treating delegates… Read the full press release

dnata recognized with the two awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata was recently presented with the two prestigious awards at the World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony 2018 – for the fifth year running, securing the accolade of ‘UAE’s Leading Travel Agency’ and ‘The Middle East’s Leading Business Travel Agency’. The World Travel Awards Middle East, presented at… Read the full press release

dnata extends its full ground and cargo handling services at Zurich Airport for another seven years

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata has been re-awarded the license to provide full ground and cargo handling services at Zurich Airport for another seven years from December 2018 till 2025. This allows the company to seamlessly transition from its current licence to the new one, with no interruption to operations. dnata’s… Read the full press release