SAS and Airbus sign MoU for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and Airbus have signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding for hybrid and electric aircraft eco-system and infrastructure requirements research. This is a unique cooperation to establish the requirements for the next generation of sustainable aircraft. The project aims to gain an understanding of the introduction of hybrid-electric… Read the full press release

AAAE Urges Congress to Update Tax Code and Airport Financing Model to Boost Infrastructure Investment

Alexandria, Va., 2019-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — With airlines collecting nearly $5 billion in baggage fees in 2018 along with billions more in other ancillary charges – record highs – the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) called on Congress to update the U.S. tax code and the federal cap on local airport user… Read the full press release

Balance sheet 2018: Hamburg Airport investing in personnel, digitalisation and infrastructure

Challenging year influences the result // Ten extra self-bag-drop kiosks enter operation Hamburg, Germany, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hamburg Airport today (04.04.2019 ) presented its balance sheet for the 2018 financial year. The challenges of the summer and the slight decrease in passenger figures shaped the past year. In 2018, the airport was focused… Read the full press release

Choice Hotels International moves its infrastructure to AWS

Leading hospitality company migrates to AWS to enhance company’s leadership in innovation using the broadest and deepest portfolio of cloud services SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (January 14, 2019), Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) is moving its infrastructure to… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport enhances infrastructure, services and products to the pharmaceutical sector with integration of new blockchain technologies

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s preferred airport for the carriage of temperature-sensitive products, Brussels Airport is continuing to invest in the range of tailored services and products it delivers to the pharmaceutical sector as one of the country’s key industries. The airport is offering the industry new infrastructure and products and integrating… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport to develop and expand infrastructure for handling air freight to meet the increase in cargo volumes

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2018-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Volumes of freight at Leipzig/Halle Airport, Germany’s second-largest air cargo hub, have increased more than tenfold since 2007 and continue to grow at a disproportionately high rate. To cope with this, the airport is planning to gradually develop the space that is available in order to keep up… Read the full press release

IATA to Latin America and Caribbean governments: focus on infrastructure, costs and the region’s regulatory framework

Santiago, Chile, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to focus on infrastructure, costs and the region’s regulatory framework. By concentrating on these areas, the economic and social benefits of aviation can be maximized while accommodating the region’s expanding demand for… Read the full press release

Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) granted anti-trust immunity to Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways joint venture

Tokyo, Japan, 2013-10-16 — /travelprnews.com/ — Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) has today granted anti-trust immunity to a joint business between Japan Airlines, Finnair and British Airways.  This paves the way for Finnair to join the existing joint business between Japan Airlines and British Airways. The agreement will allow all three airlines to cooperate… Read the full press release