Wizz Air to add second Airbus A320 aircraft and six new routes at its Iasi base

2 BASED AIRCRAFT AT IASI, SIX NEW ROUTES, MORE LOCAL JOBS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s leading carrier, today (11. AUGUST, 2017) announced that it will further expand its Iasi operations, adding a second Airbus A320 aircraft at its Iasi base in April… Read the full press release

Stagecoach continues to roll-out contactless bus travel across the UK

Contactless payments available at seven Stagecoach regional companies, covering more than 3,000 buses Company aims to deliver contactless bus travel across UK by early 2019 PERTH, Scotland, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Millions of Stagecoach passengers now have access to contactless bus travel as Britain’s biggest bus operator continues to roll-out the technology across… Read the full press release

First revenue flight for Bombardier C Series Aircraft to London City Airport

First revenue flight for Bombardier C Series Aircraft to London City Airport   Montréal, Canada, 2017-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier Commercial Aircraft celebrated another important milestone for the C Series aircraft program with the first revenue flight into London City Airport, a Swiss International Airlines (SWISS) CS100 jetliner from Zurich. “We are proud… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains offers 50% off family travel on selected East Coast route

Virgin Trains offers 50% off family travel on selected East Coast route   LONDON, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is launching a summer family promotion* on its East Coast route, offering 50% off family travel on selected routes between August 7 and September 10, for journeys booked between July 31 and September… Read the full press release

Stagecoach Yorkshire launches first ever direct bus route from Sheffield to Doncaster Sheffield Airport

South Yorkshire, England, 2017-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers from Sheffield and Rotherham needing to travel to Doncaster Sheffield Airport have a new travel option thanks to Stagecoach Yorkshire. The first ever direct bus route from Sheffield city centre to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) sets off on September 2nd and will operate 7 days a… Read the full press release

Allegiant to establish a two-aircraft base at the Indianapolis International Airport

Las Vegas, 2017-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch joined executives from Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT), a low-cost airline, today as the company announced plans to establish a two-aircraft base at the Indianapolis International Airport. As part of Allegiant’s growth plans in Indiana, the company plans to create up to 66 new,… Read the full press release

flydubai becomes the first in Middle East to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane — 737 MAX 8

flydubai becomes the first in Middle East to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane — 737 MAX 8   Dubai, UAE, 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and flydubai celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX 8, making the Middle East carrier the first in the region to operate Boeing’s newest single-aisle airplane…. Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line highlights top five extras that a Haven guest can enjoy every day

Norwegian Cruise Line highlights top five extras that a Haven guest can enjoy every day   The top five extras for guests to enjoy while cruising in Norwegian’s luxurious suites complex on top of Premium All Inclusive experience Wiesbaden, Germany, 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The Haven by Norwegian®, or the ‘ship within a… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation: ATP Flight School ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft

Textron Aviation: ATP Flight School ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft   OSHKOSH, Wis., 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (JULY 28, 2017) announced at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture that ATP Flight School has ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. With the addition of these aircraft,… Read the full press release

Jeppesen to provide its navigation and electronic flight bag services to University of North Dakota

Student pilots and operations staff to ready themselves for careers using Jeppesen data and flight information OSHKOSH, Wis., 2017-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — EAA AIRVENTURE — Today (July 27, 2017), Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, announced a three-year service agreement with the University of North Dakota Department of Aviation to provide the school with… Read the full press release

Additional Challenger 300 aircraft simulator now available at Bombardier’s Dallas Training Centre

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’s Montreal and Dallas training centres in 2016 – a total of 34,400 hours of flight and technical training Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier announced today (July 24, 2017) that… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International launches new online travel agent training program – Royal Caribbean University

Global Cruise Line Introduces Redesigned Online Education Platform for Travel Agents MIAMI, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Enrollment is now open. Royal Caribbean International has launched an entirely new online travel agent training program – Royal Caribbean University (RCU).  The comprehensive platform offers professionals a highly visual, interactive and mobile-friendly approach to online learning, where they can reinforce… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company received travel carts as donation from Bahrain Credit and National Motor Company

Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), received a donation of 3 eight-seat travel carts from Bahrain Credit and National Motor Company. The donation took place at the airport and was attended by Bahrain Airport Company Chief Executive Officer,… Read the full press release

Swissport Cargo opens 138,000-square foot facility at Chicago O’Hare Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — On July 20th 2017, a grand opening event of a new state-of-the-art facility was held at the North Cargo Area of Chicago O’Hare Airport. The ceremony was attended by airlines, the local forwarding community, O’Hare Airport and city officials, along with Swissport USA’s management team and local employees…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo transported the Qatar’s first two shipments of 330 Holstein cows from Europe

Qatar Airways Cargo transported the Qatar’s first two shipments of 330 Holstein cows from Europe   The cargo carrier has swiftly and safely flown its first two bovine shipments from Europe, launching the country’s newest industry DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, the cargo division of the State of Qatar’s… Read the full press release

NBAA welcomes five Republican congressmen to its growing, bipartisan chorus of opposition to ATC privatization

Washington, DC, 2017-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today ( July 18, 2017 ) welcomed the stand recently taken by five Republican congressmen against a proposal to privatize the nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system. The five are among a growing, bipartisan chorus of opposition to ATC privatization among elected… Read the full press release

NBAA at EAA’s AirVenture: will continue mobilizing opposition to privatize the ATC system

NBAA at EAA’s AirVenture: will continue mobilizing opposition to privatize the ATC system   Washington, DC, 2017-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — NBAA will use its presence at the Experimental Aircraft Association’s (EAA’s) AirVenture, in Oshkosh, WI, from July 24-30, to continue mobilizing opposition to legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would privatize… Read the full press release

Avis Car Rental to allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations through voice platform on Amazon Echo devices

Make a car rental reservation, review current reservations and retrieve receipts with the help of the popular voice-activated platform PARSIPPANY, N.J., 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Avis Car Rental today ( July 17, 2017) announced its integration with Amazon Alexa, which will allow travelers to book and manage car rental reservations through the popular voice platform… Read the full press release

airberlin to offer more intercontinental flights during the 2017/18 winter schedule

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Germany’s second-largest airline is set to offer more intercontinental flights than ever before during the upcoming winter season. “We are continuing to expand our Dusseldorf services and plan to station twelve rather than eleven long-haul aircraft at this airport from the start of the winter schedule. These will… Read the full press release

Wizz Air adds third Airbus A320 aircraft at its Kyiv base at Zhuliany Airport in April 2018

3rd BASED AIRCRAFT AT KYIV, TWO NEW ROUTES, 11 ADDITIONAL WEEKLY FLIGHTS, MORE LOCAL JOBS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s leading low-cost carrier, today announced that it will further expand its Kyiv operations, adding a third Airbus A320 aircraft at… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to expand its Warsaw operations, basing an 8th aircraft at Chopin Airport

8TH BASED AIRCRAFT, ONE NEW ROUTE, 19 ADDITIONAL WEEKLY FLIGHTS, 25% ANNUAL GROWTH BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it will expand its Warsaw operations, basing an 8th aircraft at Chopin Airport. From March 2018 WIZZ will launch one new… Read the full press release

Enterprise marks the fifth anniversary of its partnership with Athlete Network

St. Louis, 2017-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Enterprise Holdings Inc., the largest car rental company in the world, is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its national partnership with Athlete Network (formerly Career Athletes). Athlete Network gives the company access to more than 500 university athletic departments and enables it to network with current and former student athletes… Read the full press release

Virgin Trains supports transformation of Doncaster station entrance with £500,000 investment

LONDON, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Trains is supporting a multi-million pound transformation of the entrance and approach to Doncaster station. Doncaster Council is planning to pedestrianise the forecourt outside the station, with an attractive, partially grassed area. The transformation of this key gateway to the town is part of the council’s plans… Read the full press release

Explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival

The free family event features a rare collection of restored vintage train engines. LOS ANGELES, 2017-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Next Saturday, July 15, explore historic downtown Los Angeles at the Union Station Summer Train Festival with vintage train engines, Kids Zone, model trains, food trucks and live entertainment. Among the attractions are train engines… Read the full press release

Swissport to provide Interjet with ground handling services for Montreal and Toronto

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Jul-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport will provide Interjet with comprehensive ground handling services including passenger and ramp handling, baggage services, operations coordination and load control. Montreal services will inaugurate on 13 July 2017 with six weekly flights, and Toronto will follow shortly thereafter on 28 July 2017 with eight weekly departures…. Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Norwegian’s new nonstop service between OAK and Paris

Norwegian expands Oakland base with new 4x weekly flights Oakland, California, 2017-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Officials at Oakland International Airport (OAK) announce today that Norwegian Air will add new nonstop service between OAK and Paris, Charles de Gaulle (CDG), the largest of the Paris-area airports.  The flight will operate 4-times weekly (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and… Read the full press release

IATA: global air freight demand grew 12.7% in May 2017 compared to same period previous year

Geneva, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew 12.7% in May 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was up from the 8.7% annual growth recorded in April 2017 and is more than… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways introduces Airbus A380 and George Calombaris’ signature dishes on Doha and Melbourne route

Qatar Airways introduces Airbus A380 and George Calombaris’ signature dishes on Doha and Melbourne route   Airline of the Year brings its ultra-modern A380 superjumbo to Melbourne George Calombaris’ signature dishes will be available for the first time inflight to First and Business Class passengers flying between Doha and Melbourne from 1 July–30 September 2017… Read the full press release

Boeing commences operations of its third major business unit: Boeing Global Services

Third major business unit focuses on services needs of customers worldwide PLANO, Texas, 2017-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) tomorrow will launch its third major business unit when Boeing Global Services begins operating alongside Commercial Airplanes and Defense, Space & Security. This new dedicated services business focuses on the needs of government,… Read the full press release

Boeing supports nonprofits providing rehabilitation and recovery services to veterans with $1 million donation

Includes $600,000 for U.S.-based veterans nonprofits to provide recovery and rehabilitation services to veterans CHICAGO, 2017-Jul-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced a $1 million donation to benefit six nonprofit organizations providing rehabilitation and well-being services for veteran and civilian groups, globally. The announcement was made in conjunction with Boeing’s sponsorship of the 2017… Read the full press release