SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates make airport journey smooth at Punta Cana International Airport

SITA’s automated immigration technology processes passengers in seconds Punta Cana, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, is using SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates to automate the border process for passengers from the US and Canada, as well as Spain, UK, and France, as they leave… Read the full press release

SFO outlines travel tips, airport amenities, and lighting event for the holiday travel season

Airport outlines travel tips, airport amenities, and lighting ceremony open to the public SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the start of the holiday travel season, outlining travel tips, airport amenities, and an event to illuminate the Airport exterior in holiday lighting. The holiday travel… Read the full press release

SITA enhances its airport operations and passenger flow management solutions with the acquisition of MEXIA Interactive

Acquisition will enhance SITA’s passenger flow and queue management capabilities Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, today (06 November 2018) announced the acquisition of private company MEXIA Interactive (“MEXIA”), a leading global provider of curb-to-gate passenger analytics for the air transport industry. The… Read the full press release

BAC to present latest developments in its Airport Modernisation Programme at the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2018

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company will showcase the Airport Modernisation Programme’s (AMP) latest developments in front of the global aerospace community at the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) 2018, which is the biggest to date. BAC is a Gold Sponsor of the commercially-focused biennial airshow, which brings together leading civil and… Read the full press release

All car rental facilities at O’Hare International Airport will operate from one centralized location

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting this Wednesday, October 31, 2018, all car rental facilities at O’Hare International Airport will operate from one centralized location. The new Multi Modal Facility (MMF) consolidates the airport’s rental car operations into a sleek, modern facility that will improve the experience and level of service for all rental car users at O’Hare. The facility will serve both large and small market operators,… Read the full press release

Emirates to launch the world’s first “biometric path” at the airline’s hub in Dubai International airport

Use of biometric technology across multiple points from check-in to boarding is first in the world in terms of its integration across airport stakeholders Advanced stage of implementation with testing programme already “live”, and pilot trials involving passengers to follow In phased development since 2015, the multi-million dollar programme is part of Emirates’ continued investment… Read the full press release

Live emergency exercise at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport on October 30, 2018

WINNIPEG, MB, 2018-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. (WAA) will be conducting a live emergency exercise on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport. The exercise will involve a simulated incident in the terminal and on the airfield with on-airport and off-airport emergency personnel participating. In order to maintain the… Read the full press release

HKIA Launches off-airport check-in services at Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge boundary crossing facilities

HONG KONG, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — In tandem with the commissioning of the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge (HZMB), Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) is launching off-airport check-in services at the HZMB boundary crossing facilities for the convenience of passengers using the bridge to connect to destinations around the world. At the Hong Kong Boundary… Read the full press release

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to create a new entrance road and improved access to the airport

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Construction kicks off this week at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) which will create a new entrance road and improved access to the airport. This summer, and continuing through third quarter 2019, roadway construction at CVG will make way for a new entrance to the Main Terminal… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO)

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announces new seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO). The new flights will operate Saturdays in March 2019. Tickets are available now at Southwest.com. The airline is also bringing back seasonal nonstop service to Phoenix, Arizona (PHX) with flights operating on Saturdays… Read the full press release

Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to launch forum that brings airport employers together to share best practices

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) is launching the Strategic Workforce Collaborative – a forum to bring airport employers together to share best practices and ensure a strong workforce to fill future airport jobs. Currently, various businesses on CVG’s campus collectively employ nearly 14,000 individuals and that… Read the full press release

New 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Works are nearly complete on the new 280 sq. m. bar restaurant set to open at George Best Belfast City Airport as part of its £15m investment aimed at enhancing the customer experience. The new bar restaurant, The Artisan, will hero produce from a number of Northern… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport wins the Airport of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association for the third time

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has received major recognition from the European airline community after being chosen as this year’s winner of the Airport of the Year Award from the European Regions Airline Association (ERA). This is the Airport’s third win, having secured the prestigious title in 2014 and 2015…. Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport named the Best Airport in the United States for the fifth consecutive year by Condé Nast Traveler

Announcement marks the fifth consecutive year Indy airport awarded with top title Indianapolis, IN, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Using feedback from nearly half a million travelers, Condé Nast Traveler has named the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) as the Best Airport in the United States for the fifth consecutive year. Condé Nast awarded the title… Read the full press release

BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport ranked the tenth best U.S. airport according to Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards

Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards Puts BWI Marshall Airport in Top 10 Baltimore, MD, 2018-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was ranked the tenth best U.S. airport, according to the Condé Nast Traveler 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards. This week, Condé Nast Traveler magazine announced the results of its comprehensive… Read the full press release

Cape Town International Airport named Africa’s Leading Airport for the second consecutive year at the 25th WTA Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony

Cape Town, South Africa, 2018-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Cape Town International Airport was named Africa’s Leading Airport for the second consecutive year at the 25th World Travel Awards Africa & Indian Ocean Gala Ceremony held at the Durban International Convention Centre last night. The gala awards ceremony was attended by senior executives from major… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay to improve services for passengers requiring special assistance

CORNWALL, England, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 200,000 passengers passed through Cornwall Airport Newquay between May and August this summer, with more than 2,500 requesting additional support within the terminal due to long term illness or disabilities. With the busy summer season coming to an end, the Airport is planning how we continue to… Read the full press release

Halifax Stanfield received Certificate of Accreditation at the ACI’s Airport Carbon Accreditation ceremony

Efforts Recognized with Level 2 Accreditation Halifax, N.S., 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Halifax Stanfield’s environmental sustainability efforts were recognized this week at the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Joyce Carter, President & CEO of Halifax International Airport Authority, and several members of the Senior Leadership Team received a… Read the full press release

SITA and Wipro to deliver airport collaborative decision making (A-CDM) solution for Toronto Pearson International Airport

Project will facilitate the first-ever deployment of Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) in North America Toronto, Canada, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the air transport industry’s technology provider, today (01 October 2018) announced that it is delivering an airport collaborative decision making (A-CDM) solution for Toronto Pearson International Airport, in partnership with Wipro Limited, a… Read the full press release

O’Hare International Airport named the best connected U.S. airport in the nation for 2018 according to OAG’s latest report

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel today (09/18/2018) announced O’Hare International Airport (ORD) has been named the best connected U.S. airport in the nation for 2018, and a leading international hub second only to London’s Heathrow. According to the latest report by OAG, the global authority on air service information, the… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport recognized with an ASQ Award for best airport in Europe, customer experience

MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — On September 12, 2018 Sheremetyevo International Airport was recognized the best airport in Europe for customer experience. The award ceremony was held during the ACI Customer Excellence Global Summit 2018 in Halifax, Canada. ACI’s ASQ is the only global survey that encourages participating airports to improve continuously the… Read the full press release

London Gatwick and Gatwick Aviation Museum to host behind-the-scenes look at the services which operate at the UK’s second largest airport

Gatwick hosts free family event for second year in a row Airport teams in attendance to provide interactive displays for the public Event forms part of airport’s wider community engagement programme GATWICK, UK, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick is partnering with the Gatwick Aviation Museum for a second year in a row to… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: August 2018, the busiest month in the Airport’s history

Nearly one million passengers passed through Bristol Airport’s terminal last month, making this August the busiest month in the Airport’s history. Bristol, UK, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The record total of 951,973* passengers took traffic during the summer to over 1.8 million – a 6.7 per cent increase on 2017. This growth continues… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport named the best UK airport for under 10 million passengers in 2018 by Which? Magazine for the second time in a row

Doncaster, England, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has today (August 24, 2018) been named the best airport in the UK for under 10 million passengers in 2018 by Which? Magazine for the second time in a row and the fourth time DSA has topped the prestigious survey.  It comes as the… Read the full press release

Gerald R. Ford International Airport continues pace as the second fastest growing airport in America

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2018-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — After serving more than a quarter-million passengers in the month of July, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) is continuing its pace as the second fastest growing airport in the country. July marks the seventh record-breaking month in a row for 2018, and the airport has… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces 170-room upscale hotel Cambria Hotel Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport slated to open in 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2018-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) finalized an agreement with C&O Bloomington, LLC to develop the Cambria Hotel Minneapolis-Saint Paul Airport. Slated to open in 2019, the five-story, 170-room upscale hotel will be the third Cambriaproperty to enter the booming area, joining the already opened Cambria Hotel Minneapolis Maple… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines mobile app integrates booking travel to/from the airport with Lyft

Customers can book travel to/from the airport with Lyft through the Southwest mobile app DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is partnering with rideshare company Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., to let Customers catch a Lyft on the way to the airport! The enhancement will offer Southwest… Read the full press release

United Airlines celebrates 20 years of its nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark

Over 1.9 million customers carried on the service since 1998 Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines is marking 20 years of its nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark. Since its launch in June 1998, the service has carried over 1.9 million customers on more than 13,500 flights. “We are delighted to… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport announces opening of Great Yorkshire Way direct link from the motorway network

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The second phase of Great Yorkshire Way which completes the direct link from the motorway network to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has officially opened to traffic today (Friday 15 June). Delivered by Doncaster Council and backed by the Sheffield City Region, this transformational project completed the last one… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes the start of new Flybe direct service to Belfast

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is pleased to announce the start of a new Flybe route direct to Belfast jetting off from Friday 15 June 2018. Passengers can take one of the five scheduled flights per week and arrive in less than an hour, to enjoy the land of… Read the full press release