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

British Airways announces new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020

LONDON, UK, 2020-Feb-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways today (26 February 2020) announced a new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic on board its flights in 2020, amounting to more than a quarter of a billion individual items of plastic and equivalent to more than 30,000 suitcases full of… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines announces joint study on production and sales of Sustainable Aviation Fuel from industrial and municipal waste

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., Marubeni Corporation, JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation, and JGC JAPAN CORPORATION have agreed to jointly conduct a feasibility study on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) production and sales in Japan through the use of industrial and municipal waste, including plastic waste. As the… Read the full press release

Ryanair invites customers to double their voluntary carbon offset contribution from €1 to €2 from 1st April onwards

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s greenest major airline, today (19 Feb) announced that it will invite customers to double their voluntary carbon offset contribution from €1 to €2 from 1st April onwards. This modest increase forms part of Ryanair’s continuing sustainability campaign, which includes an investment worth over $20bn in new… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport Community Fund has given a cash boost to 20 groups involved in education, the environment and economic regeneration

Aberdeen, UK, 2020-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has donated £22,000 from its Community Fund in the last twelve months. The Community Fund is open to groups, charities and organisations with links to education, the environment and economic regeneration. During the last year, the airport has given a cash boost to more… Read the full press release

UNWTO, UNEP, in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation announces the Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

Madrid, Spain, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative is officially announced today (22 JAN 2020) by the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), in collaboration with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. This initiative unites the tourism sector behind a common vision to tackle the root causes… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport is the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger road journeys

Bristol Airport has become the first airport in Europe to offset all passenger journeys to and from the Airport by road. LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The carbon offsetting scheme came into effect on 1 January and forms part of the Airport’s Carbon Roadmap which was published last year. Offsets will be purchased retrospectively… Read the full press release

IATA: Airline Industry Retailing Symposium will address transforming legacy distribution and payment processes into a digital retailing environment

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — “In the digital world, consumers expect to shop for travel with the same conveniences they enjoy with other online retail experiences. They want relevant, customized offers that are easily accessible on the device of their choice—which is increasingly mobile. But there is a gap in what they experience…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways outlines its work on Environment, Health and Safety and Community in its Sustainability Report 2017-18

Document outlines the airline’s work on Environment, Health and Safety, Community and Sustainability DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group today (02 June 2019) published its Sustainability Report 18 (covering the period 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2018), detailing its development and progress in this crucial area. The report highlights… 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

Airport Authority Hong Kong announces more than HK$9.8 million granted from the Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund and Fisheries Enhancement Fund to eight projects

HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) announced today (23 July 2018) that more than HK$9.8 million in total has been granted from the Marine Ecology Enhancement Fund (MEEF) and Fisheries Enhancement Fund (FEF) to eight projects for a 12-month period with effect from 1 July 2018 to 30… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific to use alternative jet fuel to fly its new fleet of Airbus A350-1000 aircraft home to Hong Kong

Airline committed to achieving goal of carbon neutral growth from 2020 HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is underscoring its strong commitment to eco-efficiency by planning to use a blend of alternative jet fuel to fly its new fleet of Airbus A350-1000 aircraft home to Hong Kong. The airline has 20 of… Read the full press release

London Gatwick appoints Lesley Hall as Environment, Health and Safety Director and promotes Bronwen Jones to Development Director

Lesley Hall appointed Environment, Health and Safety Director Bronwen Jones appointed Development Director Gatwick Airport’s CEO, Stewart Wingate, said: “These appointments demonstrate Gatwick’s ongoing commitment to providing our passengers with the very best airport facilities and service possible.” LONDON, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has announced today (01/03/2018) that Lesley Hall has been… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Strengthens Commitment To Improving Its Environment and Energy Performance With The Circular Procurement Green Deal

Brussels Airport Strengthens Commitment To Improving Its Environment and Energy Performance With The Circular Procurement Green Deal   Belgium, 2017-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport Company is signing up to the Flemish Government’s Circular Procurement Green Deal. This implies that, over the coming two years, the airport operator undertakes – where possible – to… Read the full press release