The Lufthansa Group and gategroup complete a purchase agreement for the European business of the LSG Group

gategroup acquires the European business of LSG and enters long-term catering partnership with the Lufthansa Group Purchase agreement extends to LSG’s European catering operations, lounge business, Evertaste, SPIRIANT and Ringeltaube Partners to establish joint venture companies in Frankfurt and Munich Long-term catering agreements for Frankfurt, Munich and Zurich hubs  COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Dec-11 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Gulfstream Aerospace moves its European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center near Amsterdam

Move To European Union Hub Speeds Parts Delivery SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2019-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (December 04, 2019) announced it has moved its European Customer Support Parts Distribution Center from the London area to near Amsterdam. The new center adjacent to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol houses high-usage items and provides timely support… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines expand its European network to include Cork, Ireland

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will expand its European network to include Cork, Ireland. From March 2020, Ireland’s second largest city will be served daily with a direct KLM flight from Amsterdam. The flights will be operated using Embraer 175 and Embraer 190 equipment, seating 88-100 passengers per flight. Cork will be the second Irish destination, next to Dublin, and is the 93rd European destination to be served directly by KLM. To open Cork as a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group to sell the LSG Group’s European business to Gategroup

COLOGNE, Germany, 2019-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Group confirms the decision of its Executive Board on the sale of the LSG Group’s European business to Gategroup. The sale is part of the new strategy of Lufthansa Group to focus on the airline business. Furthermore, the sale enables the new owner to further develop the… Read the full press release

Accor adopts the European Chicken Commitment

Paris, France, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Accor announces today (July 12, 2019) that the Group has adopted the European Chicken Commitment* and has committed to reach the higher welfare standards by 2026 for 100% of the broiler chicken in its European supply chain. The European Chicken Commitment is built on a collective agreement… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels announces three new additions to its European portfolio

New Additions Include First Ascend in Italy, First Quality in Czech Republic ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Underscoring its continued international expansion, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH), announced three new additions to its European portfolio: Hotel Aquarius Venice and V8 Hotel Köln @Motorworld, both members of the Ascend Hotel Collection located in Venice, Italy and Cologne, Germany, respectively, and Quality Hotel… Read the full press release

Glasgow and Scotland host the prestigious 2019 European Athletics Indoor Championships

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Paul Bush OBE, VisitScotland Director of Events, looks ahead to next month’s European Athletics Indoor Championships as well as the other events coming up in 2019. In two weeks’ time, Glasgow and Scotland will once again be in the global spotlight as the world-class Emirates Arena hosts the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways increases frequency to preferred European destinations this winter

Passengers to enjoy greater choice of flight options with aircraft upgrades to Manchester, Stockholm and Helsinki  Weekly flights to Gatwick, London, increase with 16 direct flights now available for passengers to choose from DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce that it will fly a greater number of passengers… Read the full press release

ERA calls for European Commission to take necessary measures in advance of the UK leaving the European Union

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — ERA (European Regions Airlines Association) has sent a letter to the European Commission urging it to take necessary measures in advance of the UK leaving the European Union. The letter highlights the need to prevent serious harm to European connectivity and reach a solution as soon as possible… Read the full press release

EASA High Level Conference on Drones to discuss new European drone regulation and explore the future drone market

Cologne, Germany, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Drone experts from all over the world are gathering in Amsterdam on 27-28 November 2018 for this year’s EASA High Level Conference on Drones. During the 2-day conference, policy makers, drone specialists and industry leaders will discuss the new European drone regulation and explore the future drone market…. Read the full press release

CANSO and EUROCONTROL to jointly address challenges posed by the growth in European air traffic

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Sep-27 — /Travel PR News/ — At a high-level CEO meeting yesterday, senior representatives of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) in Europe and the Director General of EUROCONTROL discussed how the two organisations can work more closely to address the pressing issues of airspace capacity across Europe. The meeting focused on… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport: 3.8 million passengers travelled through the airport in April 2017

Long-haul growth +23% consequently driving impressive cargo growth of +27.2% To celebrate the busiest-ever April in Gatwick’s history, today a video has been released showing a day in the life of the World’s busiest runway London, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ —Gatwick Airport achieved an impressive 3.8 million passengers travelling through the airport this April,… Read the full press release

Air France to increase frequency of flights between European and North-African destinations this Spring

France, 2017-Apr-09 — /Travel PR News/ — To meet increased demand over the spring break school holidays and the end of the school year, Air France plans to increase the frequency of its medium-haul flights to and from several European and North-African destinations. In total, between April and June, the Company will operate 138 additional flights…. Read the full press release

Liverpool John Lennon Airport: Flybe announced January seat sale and discounts of up to 25% on 173 of its most popular European and UK routes

LIVERPOOL, UK, 2015-1-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today announced its January seat sale and discounts of up to 25% on 173 of its most popular European and UK routes with substantial savings on flights from 28 UK airports. Bookings, effective for travel between 4th February and 15th July,… Read the full press release

easyJet announced the 25th base in its European network and 2nd in Portugal to open in Porto next year

LONDON, 2014-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Two A320 aircraft will be stationed at Francisco de Sá Carneiro airport, Porto offering enhanced connections across Europe 80 direct jobs to be created in Porto and surrounding region Two A320 aircraft will be stationed at Francisco de Sá Carneiro airport, Porto offering enhanced connections across Europe 80 direct… Read the full press release