British Airways launches new direct service to the South African city of Durban

LONDON, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers hoping to escape the Northern Hemisphere’s shorter days and long, cold nights this winter have a new destination: the South African city of Durban with the start of British Airways’ new direct service. From October 29 holidaymakers will be able to surf their heart out along the Golden… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks new participants for its dual aviation management studies program

Dual aviation management studies start for the second time as of March 2019 Austrian Airlines is looking for new participants Cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms VIENNA, Austria, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — “Filling academic positions with Austrian talents is a major challenge for us”, says Kay Kratky, Chief Executive Officer of… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines wins four awards in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveler’s’ Choice™ awards for airlines

In addition to other accolades, Company honored as only U.S.-based carrier on list of top ten airlines in the world DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been recognized by TripAdvisor as a winner of four awards in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveler’s’ Choice™ awards for airlines. The carrier ranks sixth in… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines and Virgin America operate 15 flights a day to John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) from six West Coast gateways

New Alaska Lounge to open at JFK’s Terminal 7 offering travelers a relaxing space that embodies the airline’s cool, West Coast vibe UPDATED April 4 at 10:00 AM: The original release issued at 5:00 a.m. Pacific contained an inaccuracy that Global Partners out of JFK serve 10 global destinations. SEATTLE, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport launches new Global Entry kiosks

Program another reason Indy airport is Best Airport in North America INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers arriving from international destinations at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) may now spend less time in customs processing, as the Indianapolis Airport Authority and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection launch new Global Entry kiosks — just… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport commences redesign and expansion work in the drop-off area for departing passengers

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has commenced the redesign of their entire drop-off area to enhance passenger comfort and improve traffic flows in the zone. In addition to the free drop-off area for departing passengers, this zone also accommodates the bus station, a taxi drop-off area and the coach park. Traffic… Read the full press release

Swissport Zurich receives “Best Ground Handling Agent of the Year in Customer Services” award from Cathay Pacific

For the second consecutive time, Swissport Zurich has won the prestigious “Best Ground Handling Agent of the Year in Customer Services” award. Swissport was awarded two more distinctions for its Zurich airport performance. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — For Philip Read, Station Manager Cathay Pacific at Zurich Airport, the receipt of these… Read the full press release

United Airlines and American Airlines support the city’s transformational proposal to modernize O’Hare International Airport

Chicago, IL, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel, United Airlines and American Airlines today announced that both major airlines support the city’s transformational proposal to modernize O’Hare International Airport. The plan will be considered by the City Council Aviation Committee on March 15. The number of gates assigned to each airline remains the… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes 11 new destinations and 2 new airlines into its summer schedule

Brussels Airport welcomes 11 new destinations and 2 new airlines into its summer schedule BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Where most of us will be advancing our clocks by an hour on 25 March, Brussels Airport will not only be adjusting the clocks, it will also switch to its new summer schedule. This… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways announces 12 additional flights a week to its Stornoway – Aberdeen route

Kirmington, United Kingdom, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe franchise partner, Eastern Airways, is today introducing 12 additional flights a week to its Stornoway – Aberdeen route, providing two flights a day on Monday to Friday services and a new Sunday service. The double daily service, offering day return options, starts today (Monday 5 March… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways expands its fleet with a second ATR 72-600 aircraft

Kirmington, United Kingdom, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — A second ATR 72-600 aircraft is to be introduced to the Eastern Airways fleet following its delivery from the production line in Toulouse, France. The regional airline commissioned two new aircraft last year, representing a considerable investment by Eastern Airways, and the first, MSN 1448, arrived in… Read the full press release

Changi Airport welcomes Qantas Airways’ new services from the 2018 Northern Summer season

Singapore, 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ —Changi Airport Group today welcomed the announcement by Qantas Airways to add services to and from Singapore Changi Airport from the 2018 Northern Summer season*. Beginning 25 March 2018, Qantas will operate its daily Sydney-London service (QF1/QF2) via Singapore using an A380. At the same time, services to Melbourne… Read the full press release

SITA launches first payment solution for airlines to accept payments securely at airports

SITA launches first payment solution for airlines to accept payments securely at airports   First payment solution to support secure payments on common-use platforms now available Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA has launched the first payment solution which addresses the need for airlines to be able to accept payments securely at… Read the full press release

Sudden US entry requirements caused confusion among airlines and travelers, International Air Transport Association (IATA) says

Geneva, 2017-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) works with its 265 member airlines for safe, secure, efficient and sustainable global air transport links. As a matter of principle we work for the free movement of trade and people across borders. IATA also recognizes that states have the right and… Read the full press release

Junior & Senior Cabin Crew positions available for CityJet’s Superjet SSJ100

BRUSSELS, 2017-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — NoBox HR Outsourcing are delighted to announce that will be holding a Recruitment Day for Junior and Senior Cabin Crew positions in Brussels on 1st February 2017. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team, operating for our client CityJet who are a dynamic and progressive Airline. Applicants… Read the full press release

S7 Group member airlines report 5.2% more passengers in January-November 2015 vs the same period last year

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2015-12-28 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Group1 member airlines summarized the results of their activity in November 2015. From the beginning of the year the airlines carried 9 813 283 passengers, which is 5.2% more than in January-November 2014. In November 752 496 passengers used services of the airlines, which is 0.9% more than in November 2014…. Read the full press release

IATA launched IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)

Montreal, 2015-4-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched the IATA Standard Safety Assessment (ISSA) for airlines not eligible for the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA). ISSA is a voluntary safety audit program aligned with global best practices and created primarily for airlines that operate aircraft which have a lower maximum… Read the full press release

IATA: five airlines successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program

Geneva, 2015-1-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that five airlines have recently successfully completed stages of the IATA Environmental Assessment (IEnvA) program. IEnvA is an innovative, voluntary, two-stage evaluation process designed to drive airline environmental performance improvements through independent assessment. Finnair and South African Airways have completed the IEnvA Stage… Read the full press release

CyberSource and Amadeus partner to bring integrated travel reservation and fraud management solution to airlines, travel agencies and other travel organizations worldwide

Foster City, CA & Madrid, Spain, 2014-6-23 — /Travel PR News/ — CyberSource, a Visa Inc. company (NYSE:V), and one of the world’s leading providers of eCommerce payment management services, has formed a strategic global partnership with Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry. The agreement brings an integrated travel reservation and fraud management… Read the full press release

Two airlines lease terminal space at Kansas City International Airport for their flight crews totaling nearly 600 employees

Kansas City, MO, 2014-2-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department reports that two airlines are leasing terminal space and are making Kansas City International Airport a base for their flight crews totaling nearly 600 employees. Travelers may not see these employees because all of the activity occurs in non-public areas. The Department… Read the full press release

Flughafen Wien AG to attend The Holiday Fair in Vienna from 16 to 19 January 2014

Vienna, Austria, 2014-1-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Holiday Fair will take place in Vienna from 16 to 19 January 2014 – and Flughafen Wien AG will be among the participants. At the company’s trade fair stand, interested travellers can find extensive information on 15 airlines and their flight programmes; Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, airberlin, Air… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson impacted due to outages with the systems airlines use to check in passengers at Terminal One and Three

Toronto, CA, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Earlier today (January 11, 2014), operations at Toronto Pearson were impacted due to outages with the systems that airlines use to check in passengers at both Terminal One and Terminal Three. As the service provider of these systems at Toronto Pearson, IBM technicians and IBM’s partners have been working with GTAA… Read the full press release

The GBTA Foundation unveiled the new GBTA Airline Crew-Hotel Request for Proposal (RFP)

New RFP Global Format Ensures Greater Accuracy and Time Savings  Alexandria, VA, 2013-11-6 — /travelprnews.com/ — The GBTA Foundation, the research and education arm of the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), today unveiled the new GBTA Airline Crew-Hotel Request for Proposal (RFP). The new Airline Crew-Hotel RFP is prepared in a global, standard format and is available… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to launch fall city breaks travel campaign together with the airlines

Barely a few days after Norwegian announced the launch of a new Budapest-London Gatwick flight next spring, other airlines have decided to increase frequencies from the Hungarian capital. In parallel, Budapest Airport is launching a fall travel campaign together with the airlines, focusing primarily on city breaks. Budapest, Hungary, 2013-10-30 — /travelprnews.com/ — Not long after Wizz… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announced structural management changes to better serve its passengers and airline partners

Budapest Airport has announced further structural management changes in order to better serve its passengers and airline partners, to streamline its daily operations. This step marks a further reorganization of the airport company’s structure during the last two years to answer the challenges posed by the profound changes in the aviation market in Hungary and… Read the full press release

Skytrax announced further five airlines are under analysis and consideration for the possibility of receiving the coveted 5-Star Airline title

With several airlines under analysis for the coveted 5-Star Airline Certification, Skytrax look at distribution of 5-Star Airlines to see if this might change on a geographic basis in the coming months … 2013-09-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Skytrax Certified 5-Star Airlines remains a most exclusive club in terms of recognising airlines at the forefront when it… Read the full press release

Aegean Airlines returns to profitability on positive international network performance in H1 2013

Kifissia, 2013-09-02 — /travelprnews.com/ — Revenue for the first half of 2013 reached €278.6m, 22% higher compared to the same period last year. Net earnings after tax reached €16.5m compared to losses of €38.5m in 2012. The rise in revenue and the return to profitability were driven by the positive performance of international network together with efficient… Read the full press release

The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) hosted special meeting over the implementation of new pilot fatigue rules next year

ALPA Readies Aviation Industry for New Rule to Combat Pilot Fatigue Conference Highlights Rule Implementation Date of January 4, 2014 WASHINGTON, 2013-08-09— /travelprnews.com/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), hosted a special meeting this week bringing together representatives from government agencies, airlines, and aviation labor groups to ensure that all parties involved in the implementation… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company hosted Ramadan Ghabga event for Airlines that operate from Bahrain International Airport

2013-07-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — In line with the celebrations of the holy month of Ramadan, Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) hosted a Ghabga event for Airlines that operate from Bahrain International Airport (BIA) on Tuesday, 16th July, at the Ramadan tent in the Gulf Hotel. Chief Executive Officer of BAC Mr. Mohamed Yousif Al- Binfalah received the… Read the full press release

IATA released its 57th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics

Montreal, 2013-07-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released the 57th Edition of the World Air Transport Statistics (WATS), a yearbook of the global airline industry and IATA members’ performance. Snapshot of 2012 performance: Passenger Systemwide, airlines carried 2.977 billion passengers on scheduled services. Airlines based in the Asia-Pacific region carried the most… Read the full press release