Budapest Airport earns the carbon neutral accreditation for 2019, the single airport in Central Eastern European region that meets the strict environmental requirements

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has just received the official certificate attesting its carbon-neutrality, achieving this prestigious environmental accreditation for the second time after last year. Thus, in the Central Eastern European region Ferenc Liszt International Airport continues to be the single airport that meets the strict corresponding environmental requirements. The… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces new four times weekly service from Manchester to Billund starting April 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Jan-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (4 Jan) announced a new route from Manchester to Billund, with a four times weekly service commencing in April, as part of Ryanair’s Manchester Summer 2019 schedule. Ryanair’s Manchester Summer schedule includes 63 routes in total with 8 new routes to Bordeaux, Billund,… Read the full press release

Beat the winter blues with Norwegian’ New Year sale

Transatlantic flights from £135/€99 one-way Flights to South America from £199.90 one-way Economy and Premium fares included in the sale LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian has launched its New Year sale offering traveller’s savvy savings on all long-haul flights from the UK and Ireland, including the UK’s cheapest direct flight to… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport starts implementation of major refurbishments and significant extensions of washroom facilities at the airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Taking passengers’ feedback into consideration, Budapest Airport has started the implementation of major refurbishments and significant extensions of washroom facilities at the airport. In addition, Budapest Airport has been working closely with a new cleaning service provider, B+N Referencia Zrt, on the continuous improvement of cleanliness at the… Read the full press release

Heathrow pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues

Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues News comes as Heathrow welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period Announcement follows the launch of the Living Wage roadmap which ensures direct suppliers guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

HMSHost invites travelers to be a part of a masterpiece in the airport

HMSHost invites airport travelers to paint their layovers away with local artists BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Holidays at the airport: Delays, long lines, security, and…interactive mural paintings? This holiday travel season, global restaurateur HMSHost invites travelers to be a part of a masterpiece in the airport. HMSHost’s Art of Holiday Travel – A Mural… Read the full press release

Heathrow Business Summit welcomed over 250 local SMEs ready to take advantage of the airport’s expansion

Hundreds of SMEs put in the groundwork for business opportunities at the Heathrow Business Summit The 22nd annual flagship Summit marks the grand finale in what has been a record year for the UK-wide SME growth programme 50 of Heathrow’s top suppliers discuss current procurement opportunities with a 250-strong audience including businesses from Ealing, Hillingdon, Hounslow,… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches first UK airport Living Wage roadmap at annual Supplier Conference

Airport takes its Living Wage Accreditation one step further and ensures direct and existing suppliers also guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020 New suppliers and contracts to supply Heathrow from December 2018 will be required to pay Living Wage and not use zero-hour contracts at the airport, safeguarding thousands of new… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong kicks off annual Smart Airport Technovation Conference and Exhibition

HONG KONG, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today (28 November 2018) launched its annual Smart Airport Technovation Conference and Exhibition at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The opening ceremony was officiated by Jack So, Chairman of the AA, Nicholas Yang, Secretary for Innovation and Technology, Fred Lam,… Read the full press release

Heathrow Logistics Hub programme kicks off pre-qualification questionnaire to determine which hubs will make the shortlist next Spring

Heathrow Logistics Hub programme kicks off pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) to determine which of the 65 sites will make the shortlist next year The sites show how offsite construction can be applied to different projects across the country, boosting efficiency and economic benefits Heathrow has concluded nationwide tour of longlisted sites who will now be invited… Read the full press release

Schiphol announces the appointment of Tony Chisnall as new Director of the Capital Programme

Schiphol, The Netherlands, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — As from 19 November 2018, Tony Chisnall will be the new Director of the Capital Programme. The Capital Programme is responsible for managing the construction of the new pier, the new terminal and all related facilities and amenities. Chisnall has previously served as programme director at Abu… Read the full press release

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