KLM comments on Schiphol’s call for limiting passengers boarding in Amsterdam on September 17, 18 and 19, 2022

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM is very disenchanted that Schiphol only indicated on Friday, 16 September that it would not be able to handle the number of passengers boarding in Amsterdam on Saturday 17, Sunday 18 and Monday, 19 September. The airport has requested KLM to reduce these passenger numbers. This… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific in August 2022: nearly 90 percent increase of number of passengers vs. last year’s August

Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (September 16, 2022) released its traffic figures for August 2022. The airline’s traffic figures continued to reflect the positive impact of further adjustments to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government’s travel restrictions and quarantine requirements, notably the mandatory hotel quarantine arrangement for… Read the full press release

SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration to support Jamaica in clearing passengers for travel pre-departure

Digital Travel Declaration will allow travelers to submit all travel and health documentation required for entry into Jamaica through a single platform. Kingston, Jamaica, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Top Caribbean tourist destination Jamaica will adopt SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration solution allowing travelers to submit all immigration, customs, and health documentation required for entry… Read the full press release

CLT Airport opens parts of Terminal Lobby Expansion’s west side to passengers

Charlotte, North Carolina, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — CLT opened portions of the Terminal Lobby Expansion’s (TLE) west side this morning. It is the first TLE phase to debut to passengers. The addition is a sneak peek of the overall look of the TLE project that will have large, picturesque windows, terrazzo flooring throughout,… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport’s new campaign – ‘Explore Like Never Before’ brings special offers, competitions and seasonal drink choices to passengers this summer

London, UK, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling through Gatwick this summer will be able to take advantage of a number of special offers, competitions and seasonal drink choices, as part of the airport’s new campaign – ‘Explore Like Never Before’. The campaign, which officially launched yesterday (Thursday 21 July), includes special offers… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport encourages Jet2, easyJet and TUI passengers to use the Twilight/ Bag Drop Off service for seamless airport experience ahead of travel

Jet2, easyJet and TUI customers can now check in their bags the evening before their morning flight London, UK, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers flying with Jet2, easyJet and TUI now have the opportunity to check in their hold luggage the evening before they fly. Twilight check-in is a totally free service available… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport reminds passengers about consequences of disruptive behaviour through Get On Board campaign

London, UK, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling through Bristol Airport from Tuesday 12 July will see the refreshed Get On Board campaign. Helping to raise the understanding and highlighting the serious implications of disruptive behaviour at the Airport or on board an aircraft. Bristol Airport has committed to the UK Aviation Code… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport expects high volume of passengers this Independence Day holiday weekend

New air service bolsters schedules for the Fourth of July holiday Oakland, CA , 2022-Jun-30 — /Travel PR News/ — After an exceptionally busy Memorial Day travel weekend, Oakland International Airport (OAK) once again projects that a high volume of passengers will pass through its terminals for the Independence Day holiday weekend. As Independence Day falls… Read the full press release

CLT provides free visual interpreting service to assist passengers who are blind or have low vision

Technology Provides Free Navigation Services to Passengers Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision Charlotte, North Carolina, 2022-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — CLT passengers who are blind or have low vision now have free access to the visual interpreting service Aira, which acts as an assistant to help navigate the terminal and answer questions…. Read the full press release

More than 23,000 passengers set to travel this week on Qantas and Jetstar flights to and from Perth

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Mar-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of travellers are preparing to take off to Western Australia with the border opening to all visitors quarantine free for the first time in almost two years from midnight tonight. After a false start last month, more than 23,000 passengers are booked to travel this week… Read the full press release

London City Airport opens its first electric car charging stations

Three rapid and four fast chargers can now be used by passengers, black cabs and airport staff New investment, installed by UK Power Networks Services and supported by BP Pulse, part of the airport’s drive to increase the number of sustainable journeys to and from London City Builds on 2021’s partnership with Tusker to encourage… Read the full press release

Edmonton International Airport partners with Aira to enhance travel experience for passengers with visual impairments

Passengers with visual impairments can use the Aira app on their smartphones to get support from a live agent to guide them while at EIA. Paris, France, 2022-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Edmonton International Airport (EIA) is continuing its work to be an airport for everyone with the adoption of a new service designed… Read the full press release

Emirates to treat passengers this holiday season with delicious Christmas menus and luxurious amenities

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has loaded its flights full of treats for everyone this holiday season: from delicious Christmas menus, luxurious amenities, and cool gifting ideas to festive movies and music playlists. As the largest international airline serving customers from all over the world, Emirates takes pride in connecting people… Read the full press release

724 626 passengers used Budapest Airport in November 2021, 11 000 more vs previous month

Another passenger peak in November November was the second strongest cargo month in the history of the airport From winter to summer – plenty of popular destinations for relaxation at the end of the year Budapest, Hungary, 2021-Dec-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The November passenger number has exceeded the passenger traffic registered in October,… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific in November 2021: passengers up 85.2% vs November 2020 and 97.3% down compared to the pre-pandemic level in November 2019

Hong Kong, China, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (December 14, 2021) released its traffic figures for November 2021 that continued to reflect the airline’s substantial capacity reductions in response to significantly reduced demand as well as travel restrictions and quarantine requirements in place in Hong Kong and other markets amid the ongoing… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines resumes services to Erbil

From today three times a week to Erbil From September flights to Amman and Cologne, restart of Tel Aviv planned for mid-September “Anyone who is demonstrably healthy should also be allowed to travel”, says CCO Andreas Otto VIENNA, Austria, 2020-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines adds further destinations to its flight schedule. Starting… Read the full press release

KLM requires passengers to wear facial protection during boarding and on board

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — As of today, Monday May 11th, wearing facial protection during boarding and on board is mandatory for KLM passengers. Passengers must ensure that they carry the required facial protection with them. Cabin crew will of course also wear facial protection. Facial protection refers to non-medical face masks… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport to require passengers to wear gloves and faces coverings

The new guidance will be for all passengers departing or arriving through Manchester Airport Passengers will be asked to wear gloves and also cover their faces, either with face masks or their own clothing The move is designed to demonstrate one way in which air travel can be made safe as passenger numbers start to… Read the full press release

IATA supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on board aircraft

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports the wearing of face coverings for passengers and masks for crew while on board aircraft as a critical part of a layered approach to biosecurity to be implemented temporarily when people return to traveling by air. IATA does not support… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to provide more personal space between passengers on domestic flights

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — In order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus and to maintain a safe and secure environment, the JAL Group has reduced scheduled services, while adopting a wide range of actions to provide customers peace of mind during air travel. As part of these measures, Japan… Read the full press release

COVID-19: Emirates is the first airline to conduct on-site rapid tests for passengers

Dubai, UAE, 2020-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates in coordination with Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will be introducing additional precautions. Passengers on today’s flight to Tunisia were all tested for COVID-19 before departing from Dubai. Emirates is the first airline to conduct on-site rapid COVID-19 tests for passengers. The quick blood test was conducted… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways introduces Sony’s noise-cancelling headphones to all First Class passengers on international routes

Starting March 15, Sony’s noise-cancelling WH-1000XM3 headphones will be available for all First Class passengers during the flight. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will make Sony’s innovative noise-cancelling WH-1000XM3 headphones available to all First Class passengers on international routes…. Read the full press release

Budapest Airport commences screening of passengers arriving from the northern Italian provinces

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — In accordance with the authority decision made today (2020.02.24), Budapest Airport has commenced measuring the body temperature of passengers arriving from the northern Italian provinces. The first two affected flights were Ryanair’s services arriving from Treviso at 15:30 and Bergamo at 16:05. None of the passengers were… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport conducts temperature check on passengers arriving with direct flights from China

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Based on the decision of the authorities, all passengers arriving with direct flights from China must have their body temperature checked at Budapest Airport, prior to entering the country. The first flight where passengers will be screened is the Air China service arriving from Beijing, via Minsk,… Read the full press release

Biometric screening solution surpasses 1 million passengers processed at Washington Dulles International Airport

Innovative biometric screening solution gaining steam with airlines and airports across the United States Washington DC, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Biometric identity verification software veriScan®, a passenger-screening system developed wholly in-house by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Office of Technology, processed its 1 millionth outbound international passenger last week, just over a year since… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport reminds passengers that sparklers and fireworks are strictly prohibited to carry

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As Christmas approaches, the well-known appliances of the festive season start to appear. However, in the case of aviation, safety is the number one priority. Budapest Airport reminds passengers that Christmas sparklers and fireworks are extremely flammable, and are thus classified as prohibited items, which means that it… Read the full press release

Qantas prepares for its second ultra-long haul research flight to reduce jetlag for passengers and improve crew wellbeing

2nd of 3 Project Sunrise research flights to reduce jetlag and design optimum crew rest and work pattern Builds on learnings from New York-Sydney service last month ‘Supper at breakfast time’ among changes to on-board service to help passengers adjust to new timezone Almost 100 years to the day that the first London to Australia flight… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s private terminal PremiAir now welcomes passengers

New pictures released showing what passengers can expect from Manchester Airport’s private terminal PremiAir now welcoming passengers travelling with 23 airlines from Manchester Prices start from £50 per person Manchester, UK, 2019-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — MAG has today (14 November 2019) released pictures of the new PremiAir terminal at Manchester Airport. The new facility, which is… Read the full press release

SITA: Investment made by airlines and airports significantly improved both satisfaction levels for passengers and average processing time

Investment has resulted in significantly higher passenger satisfaction and shorter queues. Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines and airports spent a record US$50 billion in 2018 on IT to support improvements to the passenger journey and are now beginning to enjoy the benefit of that investment. Figures published by SITA for the first… Read the full press release

IATA 2019 Global Passenger Survey shows passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience

Warsaw, Poland, 2019-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2019 Global Passenger Survey showing that passengers are looking to technology to improve their travel experience. The survey acts as the voice of the passenger, providing objective and in-depth insights into the preferences and behaviors of air… Read the full press release