Oman Air’s Supply Chain Management awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification by Bureau Veritas under UKAS accreditation

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air’s Supply Chain Management (SCM) has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 certification by Bureau Veritas under UKAS accreditation, with certificate number IND17.4532 U/Q. ISO 9001:2015 is the latest internationally recognised standard for quality management, ensuring that organisations have proven processes in place to meet customer requirements. The… Read the full press release

Airborne International appointed as the GSSA for Oman Air Cargo in the UK & Ireland

Muscat, Oman, 2017-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — With effect from 8th September 2017, Airborne International was appointed as the GSSA for Oman Air Cargo in the UK & Ireland. Oman Air currently operates two daily direct A330 services ex London Heathrow and one daily direct A330 service ex Manchester to Muscat with onward connections available across… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to double its Georgian operations with second Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kutaisi base

2 BASED AIRCRAFT AT KUTAISI, FOUR NEW ROUTES, MORE LOCAL JOBS Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Georgia’s leading low-cost carrier, today announced that it will double its Georgian operations, adding a second Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kutaisi base in May 2018. At the… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches new route from Poznan to the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik starting 31 March 2018

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Oct-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced a new route from Poznan to the capital of Iceland, Reykjavik. Commencing on 31 March 2018, the newest WIZZ service will be operated with three weekly flights, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Seats on the… Read the full press release

Bombardier Transportation opens its new 300,000 square meter rail maintenance depot in Melzo, Italy

New Melzo maintenance depot to strengthen Bombardier’s rail services offering with rapid, 24/7 maintenance capability Growth of Logistics and Rail Business District is a joint investment with Contship Italia BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation is celebrating the official opening of its new 300,000 square meter rail maintenance… Read the full press release

Bombardier announces the publication of the Environmental Product Declaration for its CS300 aircraft

Bombardier CS300’s Environmental Product Declaration (EPD®) comes one year after the EPD® for the CS100 aircraft Montréal, Canada, 2017-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva the publication of the Environmental Product Declaration (EPD®) for the CS300 aircraft. The news was made public one… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s trams and light rail vehicles earn the Innovation Leader in Rail Transport Award from ERCI

First homologated obstacle detection assistance system for trams and light rail vehicles recognized with European Rail Cluster Innovation Award 2017 System enhances safety for drivers, passengers, and other mixed traffic participants BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has been proudly awarded the Innovation Leader in Rail Transport Award by… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines becomes the first airline in North America to offer scheduled service with Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) achieved an aviation  milestone today by becoming the first airline in North America to offer scheduled service utilizing the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. In a nod to Southwest’s history, the inaugural MAX 8 flight departed Dallas’ Love Field and flew to Houston, one of the carrier’s original markets… Read the full press release

easyJet introduces sixth aircraft at its Belfast base

LONDON, 2017-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has confirmed a milestone for expansion at its Belfast base, with the introduction of an A320 aircraft- the sixth aircraft to be positioned at the airline’s Northern Ireland base. The aircraft is scheduled for delivery on 22nd June 2018 and will remain based in Belfast… Read the full press release

Heathrow’s new “Fly Quiet and Clean” report ranks airlines on noise and emission performance from April to June

Air India ‘most improved’ up 37 places to number Heathrow marks its first month without Chapter 3 aircraft – the oldest and noisiest classification of planes LONDON, 2017-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow’s new “Fly Quiet and Clean” report shows airlines are increasingly using the quietest, cleanest aircraft in their routes to Britain’s hub airport. The… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to expand fleet with four Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners

New airplanes to boost capacity on domestic routes SEATTLE, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Japan Airlines (JAL) announced an order today for four 787-8 Dreamliners. The order, which was previously listed on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website, attributed to an unidentified customer, is valued at more than $900 million at current list prices… Read the full press release

WestJet to build new wide-body hangar at YYC Calgary International Airport

Lands its new Wide-body Hangar in Calgary Calgary, AB, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ —  Today (September 21, 2017) WestJet announced that its new wide-body hangar will be located at YYC Calgary International Airport, which is also the home base for WestJet mainline and Encore head offices. The announcement will further solidify Calgary’s home-grown international… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways sponsors New Zealand’s first-ever LPGA Tour event

World’s Best Airline delighted to be a part of the historic open, New Zealand’s first-ever LPGA Tour event Event to feature a USD $1.3 million prize purse DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways, a supporter of premier sporting events around the globe, has signed on to become the Official Airline for three editions… Read the full press release

Heathrow urged the Government to scrap domestic Air Passenger Duty (‘APD’) on all UK flights

Chancellor urged to support British industry in Autumn Budget by scrapping uncompetitive aviation tax on internal flights Proposal builds on Heathrow’s efforts to improve domestic access to UK’s hub – saving passengers at least £24 million annually on flights to Heathrow alone, boosting domestic journeys by 8% and driving economic growth during key early years… Read the full press release

Stagecoach recognises outstanding UK Bus apprentices

Perth, Scotland, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 13th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Ten bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at the company’s largest ever awards ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received cash prizes and… Read the full press release

Ryanair to cancel 40-50 flights daily until end of October to improve its system-wide punctuality

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2017-Sep-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, today (15th Sept) announced that it would cancel 40-50 flights daily for the next six weeks (to the end of October) to improve its system-wide punctuality which has fallen below 80% in the first two weeks of September through a combination of ATC capacity delays and strikes, weather… Read the full press release

Chicago Department of Aviation to host Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Workshop on Thursday, September 21

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) along with Avis Budget Group, Enterprise, and Hertz is hosting an Airport Rental Car Supplier Diversity Workshop on Thursday, September 21. The free Workshop and Networking Session is designed to inform qualified persons and businesses of opportunities at O’Hare and Midway International Airports with on-airport rental car… Read the full press release

Boeing appoints veteran Finance leader Maurita Sutedja as vice president of Investor Relations

CHICAGO, 2017-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] named Maurita Sutedja, a veteran Finance leader, as its next vice president of Investor Relations. She will succeed Troy Lahr, who has been appointed chief financial officer of Boeing’s Autonomous Systems business. Sutedja will oversee Boeing’s interactions with the investment community, providing shareholders and industry analysts an accurate… Read the full press release

Boeing projects a demand for 7,240 new airplanes in the China over the next 20 years

20 year outlook projects 7,200+ new airplanes, valued at $1.1 trillion 6.3 percent increase over 2016 forecast BEIJING, China, 2017-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA), China’s leading provider of commercial airplanes, projects a demand for 7,240 new airplanes in the country over the next 20 years valued at nearly $1.1 trillion dollars. Boeing’s annual China… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines adds flights from St. Petersburg to Salzburg and Innsbruck in Austria to its winter schedule

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2017-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, announces the opening of new flights from St. Petersburg to Salzburg and Innsbruck in Austria in its winter schedule. Tickets are available now. The flights will be carried out on modern and comfortable Airbus A319 aircrafts. Direct flights from Pulkovo Airport to Salzburg will be carried out weekly on Saturdays from 30 December 2017… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to speak at the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference

Texas, U.S., 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Cowen and Company 10th Annual Global Transportation Conference. Cowen will be webcasting the audio presentation live, and a link to the webcast will be made available via the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest Airlines website. Details of the… Read the full press release

Stagecoach adds Apple Pay and Android Pay to its Bus smartphone app

Additional payment methods delivering more choice and easier travel for customers Millions also already benefitting from contactless bus travel as part of UK roll-out Scotland, UK, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach is delivering even more convenient bus travel for passengers across the country with the addition of Apple Pay and Android Pay through the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo partners with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions to enhance its services to the pharmaceutical industry

The cargo carrier has signed an agreement with DoKaSch for the lease of temperature-controlled active containers for pharmaceutical transportation DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has signed an agreement with DoKaSch Temperature Solutions to offer its Opticooler® range of temperature-controlled containers, providing Qatar Airways Cargo customers the choice of a… Read the full press release

TAP’s A330 retrojet “Portugal” makes its third trip in 1970s style between Lisbon and Miami, USA

Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The national airline today (2017-08-21) makes its third trip back in time, this time to the iconic “Magic City” The TAP A330 retrojet, named “Portugal”, today makes its third trip in 1970s style, between Lisbon and Miami, USA. The flavours of the Algarve will also be present… Read the full press release

Cathay Dragon signs MoU for the acquisition of 32 Airbus A321neo aircraft

32 fuel-efficient, environmentally-friendly Airbus A321neo aircraft to arrive from 2020 as the regional airline continues to grow Hong Kong, 2017-Aug-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Dragon has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), preparatory to executing formal legal documentation, for the acquisition of 32 Airbus A321neo aircraft. The MOU, signed today (21 Aug 2017) between… Read the full press release

Bombardier: Shree Airlines becomes CRJ Series aircraft operator

Bombardier: Shree Airlines becomes CRJ Series aircraft operator   Montréal, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft congratulates Shree Airlines on the launch of a new regional jet service with CRJ Series aircraft. “We are pleased to welcome Shree Airlines to the worldwide family of CRJ Series aircraft operators,” said David Speirs, Vice… Read the full press release

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand

BOMBARDIER INNOVIA Monorail 300 system to benefit over 400,000 passengers daily in Bangkok, Thailand   Driverless INNOVIA Monorail 300 system for new mass rapid transit lines in Bangkok will benefit over 400,000 passengers daily and ease congestion Berlin, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation has announced two contracts for its BOMBARDIER INNOVIAMonorail 300… Read the full press release

MAGA Aviation now ANAC-certified for Bombardier Global Express and Global 5000 aircraft maintenance

MAGA Aviation is now ANAC-certified for all Learjet and Global jets as well as most Challenger models MAGA Aviation was first named a Bombardier Authorized Service Facility in 2013 Bombardier operators express a high level of satisfaction with MAGA services Montréal, Canada, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier today (August 14, 2017) announced that MAGA Aviation of Campinas, Bombardier Business Aircraft’s… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation and TAM celebrate 35 years of successful aircraft platforms and support solutions to LABACE attendees

Textron Aviation and TAM celebrate 35 years of successful aircraft platforms and support solutions to LABACE attendees   SAO Paulo, 2017-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, and longtime channel partner TAM Aviacão Executive are marking 35 years of successfully delivering world class aircraft and support solutions to customers… Read the full press release

Virgin’s Azuma train on a test run to Scotland in preparation for roll out on the east coast route next year

Virgin’s new state-of-the-art train travels north of the border for first time Inaugural run ahead of plans to accelerate London-Edinburgh journeys to 4hrs LONDON, 2017-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin’s state-of-the-art Azuma train has visited Scotland for the first time as part of plans to transform Edinburgh-London rail journeys.The inaugural run north of the… Read the full press release