IHG Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of Holiday Inn Paris – CDG Airport

Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has opened Holiday Inn Paris – CDG Airport in partnership with the HPVA HOTELS group. Holiday Inn is one of the most recognized hotel brands in the world, offering a warm, welcoming, consistent, and affordable experience at… Read the full press release

New hires in engineering at Gatwick Airport highlights the airport’s commitment to providing opportunities for women in STEM

London, UK, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is proud to have recruited four new engineering apprentices for its 2021 cohort, with an equal split between males and females for the first time. The move highlights the airport’s ongoing commitment to providing opportunities for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) roles…. Read the full press release

Rail tunnel extension at Munich Airport linking Freising to Erding via the airport completed

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Three years after the official groundbreaking ceremony for the extension of the rail tunnel at Munich Airport, which will provide a link for rail traffic between Freising and Erding running via the airport, the shell has now been completed on schedule. The tunnel already in place, which… Read the full press release

IHG® announces continued growth of Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts and Holiday Inn Express brands with its signings and openings at airport locations across Europe

New signings and openings demonstrate ample runway for growing IHG Hotels & Resorts’ Essentials brands Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG® Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the continued growth of two of its much-loved global brands – Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts and… Read the full press release

ÀNI PRIVATE RESORTS ANNOUNCES ITS EXCLUSIVE COLLABORATION WITH PRIVATE JET SERVICES (PJS) FOR THE ULTIMATE HOME-TO-DESTINATION EXPERIENCE

London, UK 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — ÀNI Private Resorts, the world’s very first collection of Private Resorts, is delighted to announce its collaboration with Private Jet Services (PJS), offering its guests the ultimate travel experience. To celebrate their partnership with PJS, all guests of ÀNI Private Resorts will receive an in-flight credit for… Read the full press release

YVR voted best airport in North America and earns first COVID-19 Airport Excellence Award

YVR voted best airport in North America for 12th consecutive year, and earns the first COVID-19 Airport Excellence Award, the only Canadian airport to be recognized. Richmond, B.C., 2021-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 10, 2021), Vancouver International Airport (YVR) celebrated being named Best Airport in North America for a record 12 years… Read the full press release

SFO surpasses 30,000 vaccine doses administered

Over 30,000 vaccines administered; fastest-growing category is foreign visitor SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) surpasses 30,000 vaccine doses administered at the Airport this week, a clear trend has emerged: more and more foreign travelers are making vaccination a part of their visit to San… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes three new taxi services

Calgary, AB., 2021-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority signed an 18-month contract with Associated Cab, Calgary City Cab, Calgary United Cab for on-demand taxi services at YYC Calgary International Airport (YYC). The Authority thoroughly reviewed multiple Requests for Proposal submissions and awarded the taxi contracts to three service providers, effective July… Read the full press release

SJC officially opens its “long-term” parking Economy Parking Garage

SJC to Open New Parking Lot with Low Introductory Rate ahead of July 4th Holiday San José, Calif., 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — With the recent uptick in passenger traffic and more travelers expected to travel during the summer months, many will be seeking convenient parking options at Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC)…. Read the full press release

Pittsburgh International Airport to open green terminal in 2025

A world first powered by own microgrid London, UK, 2021-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) will be the first in the world powered by its own microgrid fuelled by thousands of solar panels and natural gas from airport land. World-renowned technology institutions, including Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays’ summer holiday packages features complimentary airport experiences at London Heathrow

Galleries Club Lounge access, premium check-in, Fast Track Security and priority boarding: British Airways Holidays customers to begin summer escapes with a touch of luxury. London, UK, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways Holidays has launched an exclusive offer for customers booking summer holiday packages, featuring complimentary airport experiences at London Heathrow Terminal… Read the full press release

Heathrow celebrates 75 years as a commercial airport

New “Heathrow Historians” will share their personal take on the airport’s history in a virtual museum launched today Stories featured give a unique insight into 75 years of operations at the airport including preparations for the Millennium Bug, the anticipation of the first Concorde flight, and the excitement of VIP arrivals – from Royals to… Read the full press release

Jamaica’s International Airport leading the way with TPT MedTech’s Digital Passport system

We believe this Partnership is the first fully operational, comprehensive advanced testing platform in effort to keep travel open  San Diego/London, US/UK, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — As the world searches for a complete testing solution and “Covid/Health Passport,” Jamaica’s International Airport has already partnered with TPT Global Tech, Inc. www.tptglobaltech.com (“TPTW or the… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong extends relief package for the airport community until the end of May 2021

HONG KONG, 2021-Mar-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) is extending the relief package for the airport community for another two months to the end of May 2021, in view of the prolonged impact brought by the COVID-19 pandemic. The continuing waiver or reduction of various fees for the aviation industry… Read the full press release

EASA releases guidance to help aviation operators and authorities manage drone incidents near airport

COLOGNE, GERMANY, 2021-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) published guidance to help aviation operators and national authorities manage drone incidents near airports, a response to a number of recent events which have disrupted Europe’s air traffic at considerable expense to aviation operators, bringing inconvenience for passengers and posing… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson named Best Large Airport in North America by Airports Council International (ACI) World

This recognition from Airports Council International – World underscores Pearson’s ongoing commitment to passenger service excellence, health and safety TORONTO, ONTARIO, 2021-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — For the fourth year in a row, Toronto Pearson has been named “Best Large Airport in North America serving more than 40 million passengers” by Airports Council International… Read the full press release

How to get from Charles de Gaulle Airport to central Paris

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2021-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Charles de Gaulle Airport is located 25 kilometres from Paris and is the largest airport in the French capital. Tens of thousands of passengers fly into Charles de Gaulle to tour France, attend business events or spend a romantic weekend. Today we will tell you how to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and SYNLAB partner to provide airport customers access to Covid-19 testing service

London, UK, 2020-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport and SYNLAB, the leading medical diagnostic services provider in Europe, have teamed up to provide airport customers with access to a high quality Covid-19 testing service which could reduce the time they need to quarantine following their flight to England. The new Covid-19 testing service… Read the full press release

Alaska’s Pre-Clear program to let Hawaii-bound guests skip airport screening process upon arrival in the Hawaiian Islands

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines guests traveling to Hawaii can now pre-clear on the West Coast, avoiding lines and bypassing the airport screening process after they arrive in Hawaii with an approved negative COVID-19 test. Alaska’s Pre-Clear program, launched this week in coordination with the State of Hawaii, is the first of its kind to allow guests… Read the full press release

JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport presented at the Artificial Intelligence Systems 2020

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Sergei Konyakhin, Director of the Production Modeling Department of JSC Sheremetyevo International Airport, gave a presentation at the Artificial Intelligence Systems 2020 on November 24 conference showing how Sheremetyevo International Airport uses artificial intelligence (AI) systems to effectively manage the airport. The conference was part of the… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport named best airport in Europe for 17 consecutive years by World Travel Awards

Zurich Airport has received the prestigious World Travel Award for the best airport in Europe for the 17th time in succession. Zurich, Switzerland, 2020-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to customer satisfaction, the award reflects the quality standards achieved by products and services at and around Zurich Airport. Stephan Widrig, CEO of Flughafen… Read the full press release

YYC #FlyHealthyYYC program earns Airports Council International Airport Health Accreditation

Calgary, Alberta, 2020-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — We are proud to announce YYC Calgary International Airport received the Airports Council International  Airport Health Accreditation in recognition of the high standards of our #FlyHealthyYYC program. “We are honoured to receive this accreditation as it reinforces our commitment to running a safe, secure and healthy airport above all else,” says… Read the full press release

ACI: Simulations show that physical distancing at airport security checkpoints reduces capacity by up to 75%

Montreal, Canada, 2020-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI World) has today (1 October 2020) released findings of simulations on the impact of applying physical distancing at airport security checkpoints which show capacity could be reduced by up to 75%. These are represented in the Security Checkpoint Modelling videos. Working with EBEA… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport and Uber make safe ridesharing at the Airport even easier

New pilot rideshare technology increases efficiency, safety, convenience San José, Calif.–, 2020-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — With passenger traffic showing signs of improvement, Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) has partnered with Uber to make safe ridesharing at the Airport even easier. Travelers departing the Airport are finding that their wait times have been… Read the full press release

CLT to host its first virtual job fair on Saturday, Sept. 26

Charlotte, North Carolina, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — As concessionaires inside Charlotte Douglas International Airport terminal continue to reopen following the COVID-19 slowdown, the Aviation Department is hosting its first virtual job fair to help fill more than 120 vacancies. On Saturday, Sept. 26, vendors representing restaurants and retail shops including Einstein Bros. Bagels,… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport partners with Online Travel Training to launch e-learning programme for travel agents

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has partnered with Online Travel Training (OTT), the world’s leading provider of free travel courses for travel agents, to launch an e-learning programme centred around updates and developments at the airport. This free online course will provide travel agents and travel… Read the full press release

IATA: The key to restoring the freedom of mobility across borders is systematic COVID-19 testing of all travelers before departure

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called for the development and deployment of rapid, accurate, affordable, easy-to-operate, scalable and systematic COVID-19 testing for all passengers before departure as an alternative to quarantine measures in order to re-establish global air connectivity. IATA will work through the International Civil… Read the full press release

New Fire Station announced at Mineta San José International Airport

You are invited to view a virtual groundbreaking video of the new Fire Station 20  San José, Calif., 2020-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of San José, San José Fire Department and Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) are pleased to announce the groundbreaking of the new Fire Station 20 at SJC. Fire… Read the full press release

Qantas Group announces property review as part of its overall ‘reset’ and recovery plan

Group-wide property review of its rented space, particularly corporate offices. Some aviation facilities may move if opportunities to consolidate on-shore. Part of the Group’s overall ‘reset’ and recovery plan in response to COVID crisis. Expression of interest process for state governments Sydney, Australia, 2020-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group is reviewing the… Read the full press release

Finnair resumes one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Sep-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Finnair has received permission from Chinese authorities to operate one weekly flight between Helsinki and Nanjing as of 11 September. The route will be operated with Airbus A350 aircraft until 18 October, and it supports cargo and passenger travel demand between Europe and China. The flight schedule… Read the full press release