First Bus to sell the Queens Road bus depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group

Aberdeen, Scotland, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — First Bus has today (19 FEB 2019) announced its intention to sell the Queens Road bus depot and operations to the Go-Ahead Group for a consideration of £11.2m. The intended sale would include the First Manchester depot site at Queens Road and the bus fleet of around 160 vehicles…. Read the full press release

ACI World publishes new Advisory Bulletin for airports on drone-related disruption to aircraft operations

New Advisory Bulletin on drone-related disruption to aircraft operations published Montreal, Canada, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports Council International (ACI) World has today (January 28, 2019) published an Advisory Bulletin to help airports address the risks posed by drone-related disruption to aircraft operations. ACI World believes that, while regulators and police will likely be… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo starts freighter operations to Almaty in Kazakhstan

The new freighter services offer significant import capacity into Almaty DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo has commenced freighter operations to its second new destination in 2019, Almaty in Kazakhstan, offering more than 200 tonnes of capacity each week to the Kazakh city. The twice-weekly Boeing 777 freighters depart Doha… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches eight-week consultation on Airspace & Future Operations

Eight-week consultation on Airspace & Future Operations is launching on 8th January Next phase of public consultation is the latest delivery milestone for proposed Heathrow expansion Heathrow is asking the public to help shape the airport’s future airspace design, and give views on how an expanded airport could operate – including runway alternation and proposals on… Read the full press release

dnata expands operations and production in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its inflight catering and inflight retail services

25 additional employees, production growth of 15%, innovative technology solutions Prague, Czech Republic, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, has been expanding its operations and productio­­n in the Czech Republic to meet the growing demand for its quality inflight catering and inflight retail services.  Operating a… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Supervisory Board creates new Airline Resources & Operations Standards division to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines

New Airline Executive Board function Resources & Operations Standards created in order to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has laid the foundations for improving the operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines. With the… Read the full press release

The IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd launches operations on 1 December 2018

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The waiting has come to an end. The new flagship of the IntercityHotel brand is about to go live and will welcome its very first guests from 1 December 2018. The IntercityHotel Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof Süd is located on the South side of Frankfurt Central Station…. Read the full press release

flydubai to start operations at Terminal 3 at Dubai International (DXB) from 02 December 2018

Operations to start on 02 December 2018 Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based carrier flydubai has announced today (November 28, 2018) that flights to 11 of its destinations will move from its current operating base of Terminal 2 and relocate to Terminal 3 at Dubai International (DXB). Other services will continue to operate… Read the full press release

Emirates introduces new high tech buses for airside passenger operations

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — To provide passengers with even more comfortable transfers when they arrive, depart or transit at Dubai international Airport, Emirates has taken the initiative to bring in a fleet of new high tech buses for airside passenger operations. These new dedicated buses will ferry Emirates’ passengers between the… Read the full press release

Seletar Airport starts operations at its new passenger terminal

SINGAPORE, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Seletar Airport started operations at its new passenger terminal today (19 November 2018). All operations have been transferred from the old terminal, situated at the west of the Seletar aerodrome, to the new one at the east. The new passenger terminal welcomed its first passengers today through the… Read the full press release

dnata launches operations at Los Angeles International Airport

dnata starts operating at Los Angeles International Airport, the 20th US airport in its network The expansion represents an investment of $8 million and creates 350 new jobs with the company Since its entry into the market in 2016, dnata has invested a total of  $35 million in its US operations and hired 1,000 additional… Read the full press release

SITA enhances its airport operations and passenger flow management solutions with the acquisition of MEXIA Interactive

Acquisition will enhance SITA’s passenger flow and queue management capabilities Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, today (06 November 2018) announced the acquisition of private company MEXIA Interactive (“MEXIA”), a leading global provider of curb-to-gate passenger analytics for the air transport industry. The… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands its operations in its Iasi base with the launch of 7 new routes and second aircraft

THE SECOND AIRCRAFT ALLOCATED, SEVEN NEW ROUTES LAUNCHED BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest airline in Romania and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, launched 7 new routes accompanied by the celebration of the two-year anniversary of its Iasi base and the deployment of a second aircraft to the… Read the full press release

Michael Zager appointed Vice President, Operations, Continental Europe IHG

Munich.Germany, 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has appointed Michael Zager as Vice President, Operations, Continental Europe. Zager will start his new role effective October 1st and report to Stephen McCall, Chief Operating Officer, Europe. Zager will join the Operations Leadership Team and will be based within… Read the full press release