Gatwick signs contract with Stanley Robotics to be first UK airport to trial valet parking robots

Trial to run from the second half of 2019 to early 2020 Guy Stephenson: “Valet parking robots could revolutionise parking at Gatwick.”  LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick has today (26 March 2019) signed a framework contract with Stanley Robotics and it will be the first UK airport to trial robots that valet… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Material Specialists voted in favor of a new, five-year contract

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 26, 2019) announced the Company’s Material Specialists, represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), have voted in favor of a new, five-year contract. “With this new agreement, our Material Specialists will be rewarded with pay increases throughout the next five years,… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded ground handling contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) growing ground handling operations have been boosted by the awarding of a new three-year contract by Colombia’s Avianca Airlines at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. Under the terms of the new agreement, WFS will provide ticketing, customer service and cabin cleaning for… Read the full press release

Sunwing Airlines signs new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist Menzies Aviation

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Airlines celebrated their new partnership with Menzies Aviation last week at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The carrier has signed a new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist, who will be responsible for passenger services, ramp handling and cabin cleaning services for all Sunwing… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services awarded new cargo handling contract for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) will commence cargo handling for Lufthansa Cargo at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport on 1 February 2019. The new contract will see WFS handle around 30,000 tonnes per annum, serving the airline’s combined trucked and flown products. WFS already handles over 220,000 tonnes per annum for… Read the full press release

Oman adopts IATA’s electronic airway bill (e-AWB) standard as contract of carriage for international airfreight shipments

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — In-line with the Government plans to implement international best practices in business, Oman has adopted the International Air Transport Association’s electronic airway bill (e-AWB) standard in replacement of the paper airway bill – the contract of carriage for international airfreight shipments. The introduction of the e-AWB standard in… Read the full press release

Pilots of ExpressJet Airlines Inc. represented by ALPA reach a tentative agreement (TA) on a new three-year contract

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The pilots of ExpressJet Airlines Inc., represented by the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) have reached a tentative agreement (TA) on a new three-year contract. The pilots’ elected leaders voted last week to send the TA to its members for a ratification vote after determining the agreement… Read the full press release

HMSHost awarded a 10-year contract to operate 14 food and beverage locations at Boston Logan International Airport

Leading restaurateur to expand offering to travelers by adding local brands BOSTON, 2018-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Global restaurateur HMSHost, along with partner Master ConcessionAir LLC –who is part of the Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) program – was awarded a 10-year contract, with a projected sales volume of $540 million, to operate 14… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG extends Carsten Spohr’s contract as CEO for five more years

Deutsche Lufthansa AG extends Carsten Spohr’s contract as CEO for five more years COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has appointed Carsten Spohr as CEO for five more years. The contract of Spohr, who has been a Member of the Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG… Read the full press release

San José City Council extends contract with HMSHost to construct and re-concept several dining offering in Mineta San José International Airport

SJC travelers to gain more international flavors, craft beer, and national favorites San José, Calif., 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Silicon Valley airport travelers are set to gain several new places to eat well while on the move as global restaurateur HMSHost has secured a six-year contract extension valued at approximately $267 million. The San… Read the full press release