The Swedish national cross-country and alpine ski teams renew partnerships and continue purchasing biofuel from SAS

Stockholm, Sweden, 2022-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Swedish national cross-country and alpine ski teams are purchasing biofuel from SAS in volumes corresponding to all their flights in Scandinavia as part of their sustainability initiative. The two Swedish national teams are now renewing their partnerships with SAS and purchasing additional biofuel, helping to reduce… Read the full press release

SAS’s first Airbus A321 Long Range to complete its first long-haul flight from Copenhagen to Washington

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS’ first Airbus A321 Long Range will complete its first long-haul flight on Wednesday 22nd of December from Copenhagen to Washington. It will enter official service on 27th of March, 2022. The new aircraft is equipped with a service concept with three travel classes, like the rest of SAS’… Read the full press release

Finavia completes renovation of the Helsinki Airport air traffic area

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Dec-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia has completed the renovation of the Helsinki Airport air traffic area, which started in the summer of 2021 and cost EUR 7 million. The goal was to ensure smooth taxiing and apron operations of aircraft as well as further improve the management of stormwater. “Our aim… Read the full press release

Qantas to purchase 10 million litres of SAF in 2022 from bp

Sydney, Australia, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas will purchase blended sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) from next month, helping to reduce its carbon emissions by around 10 per cent for its flights from London. It is the first time an Australian airline will purchase SAF on an ongoing basis for regular scheduled services. The… Read the full press release

SITA and Palermo Falcone Borsellino International Airport to trial new technology to measure and manage airport emissions

The technology enables airports to measure and manage Scope 3 emissions. Palermo, Italy, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the world’s leading IT provider for the air transport industry, and Palermo Falcone Borsellino International Airport have announced a new partnership to trial, over an initial four-month period, a unique solution that aims to cut… Read the full press release

SAS rewards EuroBonus members with 500 Extra points when adding biofuel

Stockholm, Sweden, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Since 2019, travelers flying with SAS can voluntarily choose to buy biofuel. To increase the use of sustainable aviation fuels, such as biofuel, is an important step to reduce climate-impacting carbon emissions when flying and SAS will now reward EuroBonus members with extra points when adding biofuel…. Read the full press release

easyJet applauds FlyZero’s concept for a midsize aircraft powered by liquid hydrogen

easyJet is closely involved with the UK’s Jet Zero Council, the Aerospace Technology Institute and the FlyZero project The airline has been working in partnership with Airbus since 2019 to support the development of a hydrogen-powered commercial aircraft by 2035 London, UK, 2021-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has welcomed FlyZero’s announcement that it… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport teams up with GRIDSERVE to build an electric charging facility, net zero equivalent to a petrol station

London, UK, 2021-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — A partnership between Gatwick Airport and sustainable energy company GRIDSERVE will build the Gatwick Electric Forecourt – an electric charging, net zero equivalent to a petrol station – that will be available to millions of passengers, commuters, staff, local residents and businesses that pass through the airport and its surrounding motorway… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways launches in-flight children’s activity pack to educate future generation on preserving and protecting the environment

Fiji’s National Airline to hand out books and activity packs for children to foster a more sustainable future Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways is excited to announce the launch of Our Ocean, Our Life; an in-flight children’s activity pack and series of books dedicated to educating the future generation on the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with Velocys Renewables for 219 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Volume sufficient to produce more than half a billion gallons of blended net zero fuel, enabled by sustainable aviation fuel with the lowest carbon intensity announced to date Dallas, Texas, 2021-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Nov 10, 2021) announced a 15-year offtake agreement with Velocys Renewables LLC (“Velocys”) for… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines trades plastic water bottles to more sustainable solutions

Alaska launches the U.S. industry’s first water service free of single-use plastic bottles and plastic cups; introduces paper cups and main cabin expansion of Boxed Water cartons SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2021-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ inflight water service is getting a planet-friendly upgrade. Starting tomorrow, the airline is trading plastic water bottles for… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific, Boston Consulting Group and airline leaders form organisation to accelerate decarbonisation in the aviation industry

New non-profit organisation will accelerate the development of radical technological innovations required to decarbonise aviation Hong Kong, China, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and other airline leaders announced today (October 28, 2021) the formation of the Aviation Climate Taskforce (ACT), a new non-profit organisation founded to… Read the full press release

VisitBritain to promote Britain’s sustainable tourism offer at COP26 Summit

London, UK, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — With the COP26 Summit fast approaching in Glasgow, national tourism agency VisitBritain is taking the opportunity to promote Britain’s sustainable tourism offer across international markets. VisitBritain’s latest international consumer research showed that more than two-thirds of travellers surveyed across 13 countries are thinking more about sustainability and the environmental… Read the full press release

Manchester Airports Group partners with CarbonClick to offer passengers ability to offset carbon emissions from their flights

Passengers at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands airports can now offset carbon emissions from flights they take to any destination, with any airline via an easy online process Offsetting will fund the development of new woodland in the Lake District and carbon-reduction projects in Ghana and Nigeria MAG has been ranked the number one… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group is partner and pilot customer of the world’s first industrial production plant for CO2-neutral electricity-based kerosene

Lufthansa Group is partner and pilot customer of the world’s first production plant for power-to-liquid aviation fuels in Emsland, Germany Annual purchase of at least 25,000 litres agreed for at least five years Logistics companies Lufthansa Cargo and Kuehne+Nagel are among the first customers Power-to-liquid is considered as key technology for CO2-neutral flying Cologne, Germany,… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport trials electric airside bus as part of its plan to become Net Zero by the year 2030

London, UK, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport continues with its strategy of reducing airport operating emissions by trialling an electric airside bus. Bristol Airport worked with COBUS Industries to supply the electric vehicle.   The bus, introduced on a trial basis, has the capacity to carry up to 110 customers and will operate… Read the full press release

SFO signs “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement accelerating supply and use of sustainable aviation fuel

Airport joins 60 aviation companies worldwide to advance the use of sustainable aviation fuel SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) today (September 22, 2021) announced that it has joined 60 aviation companies around the world in the signing of a “Clean Skies for Tomorrow” statement to… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new BA Better World sustainability programme

British Airways has launched its new BA Better World sustainability programme, describing it as its ‘most important journey yet’  The airline partnered with Airbus to paint one of its most modern, fuel-efficient A320neos in its new sustainability programme colours  British Airways also announced a new collaboration with bp to source sustainable aviation fuel in respect of all its flights… Read the full press release

EMPOWERING BOTSWANA THROUGH TOURISM – DESERT & DELTA SAFARIS 10 INCREDIBLE REASONS WHY THE COUNTRY IS THE ULTIMATE POST-PANDEMIC TRAVEL DESTINATION

BOTSWANA, 2021-Sep-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Since its inception in 1982, Desert & Delta Safari’s has always been a company to innovate and not imitate! Empowering Botswana through tourism, Desert & Delta Safaris has compiled an inspiring list of 10 exciting reasons why the country is the ultimate destination to visit post-lockdown. YOUR SAFETY… Read the full press release

Boeing releases its first Sustainability Report

CHICAGO, IL, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (July 26, 2021) released its first Sustainability Report. In the report, the company shares its vision for the future of sustainable aerospace, establishes broad sustainability goals and highlights environmental, social and governance (ESG) progress in alignment with global sustainability standards. “In September 2020, amidst… Read the full press release

Qantas enables travel agents to help customers fly carbon neutral

Sydney, Australia, 2020-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today (7 DECEMBER 2020) announced a significant extension to its carbon offset program, enabling travel agents to help their customers fly carbon neutral. The national carrier is the first airline to offer customers the ability to purchase carbon offsets when booking flights in the indirect… Read the full press release

SITA secures ISO14001:2015 re-certification for six offices globally

This latest sustainability achievement supports SITA’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, has taken another step towards its ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 by securing ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems – EMS) re-certification for six SITA… Read the full press release

Fraport to source most of electricity used at Frankfurt Airport from wind power

Company maintains climate protection targets despite corona virus crisis Plans to source electricity from wind power Wind power alone to propel green electricity share to around 85 percent from 2025 Large photo voltaic system in construction on cargo hall Further projects planned Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport AG plans… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resorts Maldives partners with the NOW Force for Good Alliance and EarthCheck to mark Earth Day 2020

Republic of Maldives, 2020-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Whatever the future holds, one thing is certain: there is much to learn and much to do. At a time of immense change – when we are revising what it means to be a global community – Four Seasons Resorts Maldives is marking Earth Day 2020 by announcing a… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport trials new water filtration system to mark Earth Day

Edmonton, AB, 2020-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is embracing Earth Day and its support of local innovation by testing a new water filtration system to release clean water back into the local eco-system. The airport is working with Alberta-based company Swirltex to use its new filtration membrane technology at the airport’s storm… Read the full press release

Marriott International to roll out enhanced technology to meet the new health and safety challenges presented by the current pandemic environment

Company to roll out enhanced technology to help counter virus spread; new multi-pronged platform details increased safety measures for guests and associates BETHESDA, MD, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), which for 92 years has been recognized as a hospitality leader for its commitment to quality, exacting standards, and rigorous training,… Read the full press release

COVID-19: dnata corporate Travel to help corporate customers navigate today’s challenging and fast-changing global travel environment

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata corporate Travel, one of the largest business travel management companies in the Middle East, has taken several initiatives to provide the highest possible value to its corporate customers to help them navigate today’s challenging and fast-changing global travel environment. dnata has focused on minimising the impact… Read the full press release

Earth Day 50th anniversary: Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas showcases some of its most impactful green initiatives worldwide

Doha, Qatar, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. In honour of this milestone, Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas turns the lens on its sustainability champions with the release of a short video showcasing some of the company’s most impactful green initiatives worldwide. From reef rehabilitation to elephant conservation, Anantara’s… 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

Blue Flag announces partnership with Pick a Pier

Copenhagen , Denmark, 2020-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The partnership will provide a huge boost to the maritime environmental agenda. Blue Flag, one of the world’s most recognised voluntary eco-labels, grants awards to beaches, marinas, and boating tourism operators who adhere to environmental guidelines. Pick a Pier, an innovative startup, utilizes advanced technology to… Read the full press release