FlyerBonus members can now redeem points for an award airport transfer to/from Trat Airport

Offering FlyerBonus members a chance to redeem points for airport transfers to/from Trat Airport Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — FlyerBonus, Bangkok Airways’ Frequent Flyer Programme, has recently formed a partnership with Krungthep Limousine, Trat’s leading Airport Transfer. FlyerBonus members can now redeem points for an award airport transfer from Trat Airport to various… Read the full press release

New State-of-the-art cargo facility to further strengthen Frankfurt’s position as a leading airfreight hub

State-of-the-art cargo facility to further strengthen Frankfurt’s position as a leading airfreight hub – New building to expand Swissport’s handling capacities by almost 50 per cent – Roof-mounted photovoltaics to generate over 1.5 million kWh of electricity yearly FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport AG and Swissport Cargo Services Deutschland GmbH today (27.11.2019)… Read the full press release

British Airways rolls out first Contact Resolution Programme across every airport it operates following successful launch at Heathrow

British Airways is extending its First Contact Resolution programme to colleagues around the world following a successful roll out at Heathrow   First Contact Resolution enables staff to assist and resolve any customer issue at the airport rather than refer travellers to Customer Relations teams, saving customers’ time and worry  The initiative demonstrates the airline’s continued commitment to provide unique British Airways’ customer service … Read the full press release

Manchester Airports Group becomes the first airport in the UK to be certified as offering safe, child-friendly WiFi

WiFi scheme will now ensure content is appropriate for all ages at the Group’s airports at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands MAG is the first airport group to sign-up to the Government-backed scheme Manchester, UK, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — MAG has become the first airport operator in the UK to be certified as… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport Corporation is the first airport company to achieve Living Wage accreditation in New Zealand

  Queenstown, New Zealand, 2019-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) is the first airport company to achieve Living Wage accreditation in New Zealand and is celebrating the achievement this Living Wage Week Aotearoa. Donna Darlington, People and Culture Manager said: “We are delighted to mark Living Wage Week 2019 by announcing… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport becomes the first airport in the nation to offer an “ocean-friendly” dining option

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2019-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport (SAN) is the first airport in the nation to offer an “ocean-friendly” dining option certified by Surfrider Foundation’s Ocean Friendly Restaurant program. Einstein Bros. Bagels in Terminal 2 West, operated by Mission Yogurt, Inc., became the first official Ocean Friendly Restaurant at an airport, and… Read the full press release

CDA: O’Hare International Airport named the most-connected airport in the U.S. for the fourth consecutive year

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) today (09/23/2019) announced that O’Hare International Airport (ORD) has once again been named the most-connected airport in the United States for 2019 – the fourth consecutive year it’s earned the distinction. O’Hare was also named the third… Read the full press release

CVG becomes one of largest cargo airport by volume in the United States

HEBRON, Ky., 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has passed one of New York City’s airports to become the seventh-largest cargo airport by volume in the United States. CVG passed John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, according to federal statistics. Carriers serving CVG carried 104,569 tons of cargo during August,… Read the full press release

SFO announces plans to implement a new airport-wide alphanumeric gate numbering system

New airport-wide alphanumeric gate numbering system launches October 16, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2019-Sep-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In an ongoing effort to improve the passenger experience, San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 20, 2019) announced plans to implement a new airport-wide gate numbering system. The logical revealing of alphanumeric gates will help… Read the full press release

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority releases revised draft environmental study for Airport Development Plan of Terminal 1

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority today (September 19, 2019) released a revised draft environmental study for the Airport Development Plan (ADP), which envisions the replacement of Terminal 1 with a modern, efficient facility and related improvements to ensure a better customer experience for decades to… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport achieves highest ‘Level 3+’ Airport Carbon Accreditation

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — San Diego International Airport (SAN) is now North America’s second-ever carbon neutral airport.  SAN, joined only by Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) in the U.S., reached carbon neutral accreditation from the global agency that establishes carbon standards for airports worldwide. SAN is certified at “Level 3+,”… Read the full press release

AAAE calls on Congress to Update PFC Program to Unlock Airport Infrastructure Investment

Alexandria, Va., 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With airlines collecting more than $1.5 billion in baggage fees in the second quarter of 2019 – yet another record high – the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) called on Congress to update the arbitrary federal cap on local Passenger Facility Charges to spur investment in… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport named UK and Ireland’s best airport at the Travel Trade Gazette annual awards

Manchester, UK, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Last night Manchester won the accolade of the UK and Ireland’s best airport at the Travel Trade Gazette annual awards in London, which is judged by the travel trade and industry experts. The UK’s third largest airport beat off competition from fellow nominees Birmingham, Bristol, Luton and Belfast City… Read the full press release

dnata introduces new management structure to reflect the robust expansion of its International Airport Operations division

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has introduced a new management structure to reflect the robust expansion of its International Airport Operations division. The new set-up enables the company to leverage strengths and synergies and continually provide excellent brand and service experiences to all customers… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport voted UK and the North’s best airport for the third time in the Which? Magazine survey

Doncaster, England, 2019-Sep-11 — /Travel PR News/ — ‘For the third year in a row this low-cost carrier hub takes the best airport crown’ is the opening line for Doncaster Sheffield Airport’s (DSA) entry in the 2019 ‘Best and Worst UK Airports’ report carried out by Which? Magazine. Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is celebrating topping the… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport helps raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport from Thursday 5 September will see a new awareness programme entitled Get On Board. The initiative will help raise awareness of the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft. Bristol Airport is already committed to the UK… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport rated the best UK airport and in the top ten European airports in global airport passenger survey

Doncaster, England, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport has been rated the best UK airport and in the top ten European airports in a leading global airport passenger service and benchmarking survey for the last year. The Airport Council International’s Airport Service Quality (ASQ) measures passenger satisfaction and rates all aspects of the… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airports kicks off digital airport initiative with SITA at KL International Airport

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, tested new biometric passenger processing at the KLIA Main Terminal as part of its 21st anniversary celebration held recently. SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, and Malaysia Airports have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for… Read the full press release

SAS introduces four new services to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Aug-13 — /Travel PR News/ — During the 2019-2020 winter season SAS is going to start direct flights from Copenhagen, Aalborg and London to Scandinavian Mountains Airport, the new airport in Sälen/Trysil. The new airport is only a short distance from around 250 ski slopes in Sweden and Norway.  The new services will give… Read the full press release

Gatwick releases its new five-year Capital Investment Programme

£1.11 billion investment puts passengers at the heart of Gatwick’s future plans – innovation and technology to play even greater role in journeys Plans backed by new owners, VINCI Airports and Global Infrastructure Partners, as Gatwick continues focus on balanced and sustainable growth opportunities Investment in operational performance to improve resilience and create future capacity… Read the full press release

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacífico moves its 11th airport onto the SITA AirportConnect Open platform

Mexicali International latest airport managed by GAP to move to SITA’s common-use platform Mexico City, Mexico, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V or “GAP”, which operates airports in the Pacific region of Mexico, has moved its 11th airport onto the SITA AirportConnect Open platform. By using this world-class technology, GAP plans to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport sets out plan on becoming a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality

Bristol, UK, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport has published a carbon roadmap setting out how it will achieve its ambition to be a net zero airport and accelerating efforts to achieve carbon neutrality. Carbon neutral target fast-tracked to 2025 Carbon levy to offset all road journeys Flights to fall under international agreement to… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport becomes the first airport in Ireland to take delivery of two new state-of-the-art High Reach Extendable Turret fire tenders

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — New-era for Shannon Airport Police and Fire Service after major investment and recruitment programme Shannon the first airport in Ireland to take delivery of two high-tech HRET fire tenders Wednesday, 24 July 2019: Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company, has become the first airport in Ireland to take delivery of two… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport welcomes its newest Airport City tenant — Chinese-based LED lighting systems specialist Plant Box

Edmonton, AB, 2019-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport is opening the door to increased investment from Asia for the Edmonton Metro Region with its newest tenant for Airport City. An agreement was signed today (July 10, 2019) between Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and Plant Box, a Chinese-based company that specializes in LED… Read the full press release

AAAE announces the winners of the 2019 Airport Innovation Awards

Alexandria, Va., 2019-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Innovation Accelerator – established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation to drive creative approaches and build airports of the future – today (July 11, 2019) announced the winners of the 2019 Airport Innovation Awards, which are given to… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport lands top honours at the 2019 Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards

Auckland, New Zealand, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Delivering a food and dining experience with a uniquely New Zealand flavour has landed Auckland Airport top honours at the 2019 Airport Food & Beverage (FAB) Awards in Dallas. Auckland Airport’s new look international terminal restaurant precinct took out the Airport Food & Beverage Offer of the Year –… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Airport kicked off “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2019”

HONG KONG, CHINA, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — “Art, Culture and Music at the Airport 2019” kicked off at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) today (5 July 2019). Passengers from around the world will be presented with a vivid journey into local culture during the four-month festival.  It is the fifth consecutive year the Airport… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport, Fost Plus and airport partners aim to recycle at least 50% of the airport waste by 2023

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jun-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport and Fost Plus are working together to prevent waste and improve waste sorting and recycling. To this end, several airport partners have signed the Brussels Airport Waste Charter in which they explicitly choose to apply the principles of circular economy. Together, they commit to reducing waste… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport will be business as usual at the airport during the visit to Ireland of US President, Donald Trump

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — A spokesperson for Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company, has said that it will be business as usual at the airport during the visit to Ireland of US President, Donald Trump. However, passengers travelling to the airport are being advised to allow an additional 15 minutes extra… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the most punctual airport in the UK according to CAA

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-May-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Analysis of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) data has revealed George Best Belfast City Airport as the most punctual airport in the UK. The study found flights from UK airports were delayed by an average of 16 minutes last year with average delays at Belfast City Airport just… Read the full press release