The San Francisco International Airport postpones opening of the next phase of Harvey Milk Terminal 1

Airport remains open, but next section of new terminal will not be activated for at least 4 weeks SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced that the opening of the next phase of Harvey Milk Terminal 1 will be postponed due to the COVID-19 crisis. The… Read the full press release

London City Airport selects Anne Hardy for its inaugural art commission

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has announced that the critically acclaimed East London artist, Anne Hardy, has been selected for their inaugural art commission. Destination London is a new site-specific work that will be unveiled to the public in June. This exciting new commission will welcome millions of visitors… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes Loganair’s daily flights to Aberdeen

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The first in a series of daily flights to Aberdeen has taken off from Belfast City Airport with Loganair. This is the first of two routes Loganair announced it would fill following Flybe’s collapse into administration. The Scottish airline’s route to Inverness from Belfast City Airport… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes the return of Eastern Airways

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has returned to George Best Belfast City Airport with the launch of a new six-times weekly service to Teesside International Airport. As a result of Flybe entering administration last week, Eastern Airways, former franchise partner of Flybe, is once again selling its flights independently…. Read the full press release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority named as a 2020 CIO 100 award winner for its veriScan biometric identity management system

VeriScan biometric identity management system recognized for excellence and innovation in IT, while Airports Authority CIO Goutam Kundu is named to CIO Hall Washington DC, USA, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — DG’s CIO Magazine has named the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority as a 2020 CIO 100 award honoree for its innovative veriScan biometric identity… Read the full press release

Emirates implements enhanced cleaning and disinfection on all aircraft from Dubai

Enhanced cleaning and disinfection on all aircraft from Dubai regardless of route Peace of mind on travel plans with fee waivers for booking changes Offers Skywards members ability to retain status with reduced tier travel requirement Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak around… Read the full press release

Allegiant Travel Company to establish a base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport

Locally-Based Operation to Bring Investment in Jobs, Growth Opportunities CONCORD, N.C., 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today ( March 4, 2020) announced plans to establish a base of operations at Concord-Padgett Regional Airport (USA). The Las Vegas-based company will invest $50 million to establish the new base in Concord,… Read the full press release

TAP launches direct flight to Sal in Cape Verde from June 20, 2020

Direct flight from Porto to Cape Verde. As of 20 June, Porto will have a direct flight to Sal in Cape Verde, with one flight a week.  Lisbon, Portugal, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — These flights depart from Porto on Saturdays at 10:25 p.m. and arrive on the Cape Verde island at 12:55 a.m…. Read the full press release

Emirates puts the spotlight on women in aviation

All-women flight deck crew operate a freighter trip covering 6 cities across 4 continents ahead of International Women’s Day Dubai, UAE, 2020-Mar-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Women are making an increasing contribution to the aviation industry worldwide and are also directly supporting global exchanges in diverse areas facilitated by aviation such as international trade…. Read the full press release

Shannon Group donates €100,000 to Limerick Suicide Watch and the Irish Cancer Society

Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group staff have boosted two charities doing invaluable work across the region with a €100,000 donation made this week from its chosen charity programme. Limerick Suicide Watch and the Irish Cancer Society have shared in the largest amount ever gathered by the staff of Shannon Airport,… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo partners with Accuity to automate and streamline its regulatory compliance screening operations

Air cargo carrier signs multi-year deal with Accuity to optimise its sanctions compliance and export control programs Dubai / London, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, announced that it is working with Accuity, the leading global provider of financial crime compliance, payments and Know Your Customer (KYC) solutions,… Read the full press release

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey launches new assistance to people who are visually impaired

John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, and LaGuardia airports will now offer free Aira services for duration of year-long pilot program New York City, New York, United States, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port Authority has launched a 12-month pilot program at John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, and LaGuardia airports… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines launches direct service from Novosibirsk to Antalya from June 1, 2020

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, will begin direct regular flights from Novosibirsk to Antalya starting from June 1, 2020. The new flight tickets are already on sale. Flights will be operated three times a week — on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. On Mondays and Fridays departure is from Tolmachevo Airport… Read the full press release

Air Canada launches non-stop service between Vancouver and Orange County, California from June 15, 2020

MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (March 3, 2020) announced it will launch non-stop service between Vancouver and Santa Ana in Orange County, California beginning June 15, 2020, subject to final airport authority approvals. Special introductory fares from Vancouver to Orange County start as low as $187 CDN one-way, all in. Tickets are now available for purchase at aircanada.com or through travel agents until March… Read the full press release

Berries By Quicha and Diva By Cindy open new pop-up stores at BWI Marshall Airport

Berries By Quicha and Diva By Cindy now serving travelers in the airport’s A/B food court BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Two Maryland small businesses have opened new pop-up stores at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, offering travelers Berries By Quicha gourmet goodies and Diva By Cindy natural hair care products. The… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to serve San Pedro Sula and Cancun from New Orleans this summer

Spirit to serve San Pedro Sula and Cancun starting summer 2020 MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) is broadening The Crescent City’s international reach with two new destinations, the airline announced Monday. The nation’s fastest-growing airline will fly from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) to Cancun, Mexico (CUN) starting… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels AG announces signing of the Steigenberger Kongress Hotel Frankfurt Airport

The Steigenberger Kongress Hotel Frankfurt Airport will complement the Gateway Gardens quarter from 2024 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Frankfurt’s newest quarter Gateway Gardens is about to gain a conference and meetings centre. Steigenberger Hotels AG and the property developer Groß & Partner have signed an agreement to create one… Read the full press release

CVG reached a project milestone on its new rental car facility

Erlanger, Ky., 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (February 26, 2020), the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG), in partnership with Messer Construction Co., reached a project milestone on its new rental car facility. The highest beam was put into place topping off the Customer Service Building – the first of three structures making up… Read the full press release

SFO awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation

Award-winning mobile app, developed in-house, now in use at over 20 airports across the U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) has been awarded a patent for a mobile application that tracks application-based ground transportation, such as those operated by Uber and Lyft. The United States… Read the full press release

British Airways launches offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays

LONDON, UK, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (February 27, 2020) launched an offer across its premium seats and luxury holidays. Offers span 20 long-haul destinations in First and Club World, over 35 European routes in Club Europe as well as British Airways Holidays. With return fares starting from £1,195 or £275 return + 188,000 Avios, customers… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport the third best airport across the whole of UK

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2020-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Points Guy UK (TPG UK) has announced today (7 Feb 2020) that George Best Belfast City Airport is Northern Ireland’s best airport and the third best airport across the whole of the UK. TPG UK research in its inaugural annual report named Glasgow as the… Read the full press release

The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation and ACI World partner to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) and Airports Council International (ACI) World have partnered to launch new guidance material for reducing aviation noise and emissions. CANSO and ACI, in collaboration with aviation industry partners, have worked to identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency and capacity while… Read the full press release

YYC welcomes Eurowings’ new service between Calgary and Frankfurt

Eurowings will fly from Calgary to Frankfurt four times per week in Summer 2020 New service offers Calgary-based travellers hundreds of connections from Frankfurt Airport to Europe, Middle East, Africa and beyond Lufthansa Group carriers will serve a total of five Canadian gateways in the Summer of 2020  Calgary, Canada, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay appoints Pete Downes as its new Managing Director

Cornwall, England, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay is pleased to announce that from 4 May 2020 it will be appointing Pete Downes as its new Managing Director. Downes joins from London City Airport where he is currently Aviation Director and has been instrumental in driving its route development and airline growth,… Read the full press release

Blue Islands increases frequency to its Guernsey – Southampton flights this summer

Even more choice for travel to the South Coast and beyond as Blue Islands adds extra Guernsey – Southampton flights this summer St. Peter Port, Guernsey, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has further reaffirmed its commitment to its Guernsey – Southampton service as the locally-owned airline has boosted its schedule with even… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo Airport staff recognized for significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of Russia’s transportation system

Moscow, Russia, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — On February 25, 2020, the Minister of Transportation of the Russian Federation awarded the staff of Sheremetyevo International Airport a plaque “In Commemoration of the 210th Anniversary of the Transportation Department and Education” for their significant contribution to the development and sustainable operation of the country’s transportation… Read the full press release

Swissport to track and monitor Unit Load Devices with Bluetooth technology

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport will work with Unilode and Descartes to track and monitor Unit Load Devices (ULD) using Bluetooth technology at its cargo warehouses. The cargo handling division will equip its 115 cargo warehouses with tracking sensors during 2020. During 2020, Swissport will rig its cargo warehouses with Bluetooth… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines launches first international service and more destinations from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Nation’s fastest-growing airline expands to Cancun, Nashville and Newark MIRAMAR, Fla., 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Austinites can afford More Go than ever before, thanks to the nation’s fastest-growing airline. Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) launched its first international service from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, the airline announced Wednesday, with more destinations and more signature low… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces codeshare agreement with Air Malta

Agreement follows the launch of Qatar Airways’ direct service between Doha and Malta in June last year Increased connectivity and travel options for customers of both airlines DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement with Air Malta. The partnership reinforces Qatar… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall Airport now accepting applications for the 2020 paid summer internship program

Paid Internship Opportunities Available in Multiple Career Fields  Baltimore, MD, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is accepting applications for the 2020 paid summer internship program for college students. The initiative will provide students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills while gaining real-world experience in a professional work environment. The… Read the full press release