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

Qatar Airways to potentially acquire up to 25 per cent of Russia’s third-largest airport Vnukovo International Airport

MoU between the award-winning airline and Russia’s third-largest airport, Vnukovo International Airport, signed on Wednesday in Doha Qatar Airways operates triple-daily flights to Moscow and daily flights to St. Petersburg                       DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that… Read the full press release

Indianapolis International Airport launches new Global Entry kiosks

Program another reason Indy airport is Best Airport in North America INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers arriving from international destinations at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) may now spend less time in customs processing, as the Indianapolis Airport Authority and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection launch new Global Entry kiosks — just… Read the full press release

Jade Liska promoted to Deputy Director of Aviation – Planning & Engineering at Kansas City Aviation Department

Kansas City, MO, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Kansas City, Mo., Aviation Department is pleased to announce that Jade Liska has been promoted to the position of Deputy Director of Aviation – Planning & Engineering. The Aviation Department owns and operates Kansas City International Airport and Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport…. Read the full press release

Brussels Airport commences redesign and expansion work in the drop-off area for departing passengers

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has commenced the redesign of their entire drop-off area to enhance passenger comfort and improve traffic flows in the zone. In addition to the free drop-off area for departing passengers, this zone also accommodates the bus station, a taxi drop-off area and the coach park. Traffic… Read the full press release

Swissport Zurich receives “Best Ground Handling Agent of the Year in Customer Services” award from Cathay Pacific

For the second consecutive time, Swissport Zurich has won the prestigious “Best Ground Handling Agent of the Year in Customer Services” award. Swissport was awarded two more distinctions for its Zurich airport performance. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — For Philip Read, Station Manager Cathay Pacific at Zurich Airport, the receipt of these… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways announces 12 additional flights a week to its Stornoway – Aberdeen route

Kirmington, United Kingdom, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe franchise partner, Eastern Airways, is today introducing 12 additional flights a week to its Stornoway – Aberdeen route, providing two flights a day on Monday to Friday services and a new Sunday service. The double daily service, offering day return options, starts today (Monday 5 March… Read the full press release

Spain-Holiday.com: City breaks now represent 26% of all holidays in Spain

MALAGA, 2017-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With the clocks going back last weekend and the winter nights closing in, the impulse to book a last-minute flight to somewhere sunny is very tempting. However, a cheap flight does not necessarily mean a cheap and cheerful weekend away. Which city destination offers the best value depends to… Read the full press release

BWI Marshall announces the opening of TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center at the airport

Glen Burnie, Maryland, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) today (October 6, 2016) announced the opening of a TSA PreCheck Enrollment Center at the airport. All TSA PreCheck applicants must visit an enrollment center to verify identity, provide fingerprints, and pay the $85 application… Read the full press release

London City Airport receives planning permission for expansion that will transform the airport into one of East London’s largest employers in London’s Royal Docks

LONDON, 2016-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport has today received planning permission for expansion from the UK Government which will enable the airport to welcome 6.5 million passengers by 2025 and inject £1.5 billion each year into the economy. The City Airport Development Programme (CADP) is a £344 million privately funded investment which… Read the full press release

Bloomberg L.P. to install immersive brand experience across number of physical and digital touch points at London City Airport

First Bloomberg Hubwill deliver enhanced connectivity to business travellers in a dynamic, living environment London, UK, 2014-1-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bloomberg L.P., the global business and financial information and news leader and London City Airport (LCY), the only airport in London, today announce a three-year agreement to install an immersive, technology-driven Bloomberg brand experience brought to life… Read the full press release

London City Airport declares 2013 its most successful year since the airport opened in 1987

London, UK, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — London City Airport [LCY] has reported record passenger numbers for 2013, making it the most successful year since the airport opened in 1987. LCY, the only airport actually in London, welcomed just under 3.4 million passengers in the last twelve months, a 12 per cent increase compared to 2012. An increase… Read the full press release

Leeds Bradford Airport announced record breaking 2013 with 3.3 million flying through the airport

Leeds, UK, 2014-1-7 — /travelprnews.com/ — Leeds Bradford Airport has just completed a record breaking number of passengers in 2013 with 3.3 million flying through the airport, an increase of 11% on the previous calendar year. As the UK’s fastest growing top 20 airport, the last 12 months have seen Yorkshire’s gateway airport expand to serve over… Read the full press release

Airport Authority Hong Kong announced development of new hotel at the airport island’s North Commercial District (NCD)

Hong Kong, 2013-12-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Board of Directors of Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) today announced that AA would proceed immediately with the development of a new hotel at the airport island’s North Commercial District (NCD) as the area’s first phase of commercial development. The AA Board also said that the Board has unanimously agreed… Read the full press release

The Calgary Airport Authority officially opened the realigned McCall Way

Calgary, AB, 2013-10-17— /travelprnews.com/ — Today, The Calgary Airport Authority officially opened the realigned McCall Way. The new route, which includes an underpass, provides access for airport partners located in the business park off McCall Way and Aerial Place. In conjunction, the underpass infrastructure accommodates the construction of a new taxiway, which will connect the existing airfield… Read the full press release

London Gatwick announced over 3.5 million passengers passed through its airport in September 2013

Over 3.5 million passengers passed through London Gatwick in September Passengers flying to Europe increased by 3.5% and to long haul destinations by 5.3% September’s load factor was 85.5% London, UK, 2013-10-14 — /travelprnews.com/ —  September 2013 traffic performance summary Month Moving Annual Total Growth Oct-12 Oct-11 Growth Sep-13 Sep-12 (%) Sep-13 Sep-12 (%) Total terminal… Read the full press release

Oslo Airport set single day passengers record when 88 046 people travelled via the airport on Friday, 27 September

Oslo, Norway, 2013-10-14 — /travelprnews.com/ — Oslo Airport set yet another record for the number of passengers on a single day on Friday, 27 September, when 88 046 people travelled via the airport. “This day marked the beginning of the autumn holiday for many. Our ability to handle more than 88 000 passengers in one day proves… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson announced the openings of four new restaurant concepts by leading Toronto chefs

RESTAURATEUR OTG BRINGS CONCEPTS BY MARK MCEWAN, ROCCO AGOSTINO, DEVIN CONNELL, MICHAEL COURY AND SOMMELIER JOHN SZABO TO TERMINALS 1 AND 3 Toronto, Canada, 2013-10-09 — /travelprnews.com/ — Today, Toronto Pearson announced the openings of four new restaurant concepts by leading Toronto chefs for passengers to enjoy. As part of the innovative dining program created by restaurateur… Read the full press release

More than 700 runners, walkers and aviation enthusiasts participated in Chicago Midway International Airport’s first-ever run on the airfield

CHICAGO, 2013-09-18 — /travelprnews.com/ — More than 700 runners, walkers and aviation enthusiasts got in some exercise this morning and became part of history when they participated in Chicago Midway International Airport’s first-ever run on the airfield. The Midway Fly Away 5K was presented by Southwest Airlines and the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), with proceeds… Read the full press release

Fly Inn Restaurant & Deli at Helsinki Airport announced its new HelsinkiMenu

  Fresh aromas of Finnish archipelago now at Helsinki Airport 2013-04-29 — /travelprnews.com/ — The menu offers passengers the chance to enjoy the fresh aromas of Finnish archipelago cuisine. The new selection has been designed by leading Finnish chef Michael Björklund, who was a guest head-chef at the restaurant on April 25th and 26th. Each course of the… Read the full press release

Winnipeg Airports Authority secures $100 million in bond financing

2013-04-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Winnipeg Airports Authority Inc. (WAA) announced today the closing of a $100 million privately-placed bond issue with institutional investors across Canada. The bond issuance provides WAA with capital to, among other things, repay certain amounts owing under WAA’s bank credit facility with the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, finance capital expenditures and… Read the full press release

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol voted Europe’s best airport At the Skytrax World Airport Awards

Schiphol ranks among Top 3 airports worldwide 2013-04-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — At the Skytrax World Airport Awards held at Passenger Terminal Expo in Geneva, passengers once again proclaimed Amsterdam Airport Schiphol Europe’s best airport, marking the second year running that Schiphol has received this prestigious award. Schiphol also climbed one spot to 3rd place on the ranking… Read the full press release