Chicago Airports Prepare for Over 1.65 Million Thanksgiving Passengers

Sunday, Nov. 26 is projected to be the busiest day, with nearly 300,000 passengers expected between O’Hare and Midway International Airports (IN SHORT) The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is gearing up to welcome more than 1.65 million passengers at O’Hare and Midway International Airports during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. O’Hare is expected to see… Read the full press release

Emirates Unveils New Amenity Kits Highlighting Endangered Species for Premium Economy and Economy Class Passengers

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Premium Economy and Economy Class customers on long haul flights globally will be treated to new complimentary amenity kits, now onboard. The amenity kits have been designed in partnership with United for Wildlife, to highlight eight of the most endangered species on the planet. Preserving wildlife and habitats… Read the full press release

Houston Airports and TSA Collaborate to Educate Passengers on Traveling Safely with Pets

HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — With the holiday travel period set to begin in mid-November, Houston Airports and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are expecting to see a marked increase in the number of pets brought to the security checkpoints at George Bush Intercontinental Airport and William P. Hobby Airport. Traveling through… Read the full press release

Houston Airports Launches First of its Kind Artist-in-Residence Program for Passengers

Houston Airports is the only airport in the U.S. to currently offer an Artist in Residence (AIR) program. The interactive arts program encourages engagement between local artists and airport guests.  HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Time flies when you’re meticulously creating art in the middle of a bustling airport. After a three-month-long… Read the full press release

easyJet Steps In to Help Flybe Passengers and Staff Amid Bankruptcy

London, UK, 2023-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Statement on easyJet rescue fare for Flybe customers. Everyone at easyJet is sorry to see the news about Flybe and understand the anxiety that their customers will be facing now. easyJet is working to help affected passengers by offering a dedicated rescue fee for customers up until 5… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Air Serbia Code-Share Agreement Offers Passengers Seamless Travel to Over 40 Destinations

Celebrating the cooperation between the “World’s Best Airline” and the flag carrier of Serbia Doha, Qatar, 2023-Jan-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce it has signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement with Air Serbia, the flag carrier of Serbia, allowing passengers seamless travel to over 40 destinations when travelling on each… Read the full press release

Frankfurt Airport sees nearly double the number of passengers in 2022 as demand for travel rebounds

FRA welcomes some 48.9 million passengers in 2022 Increase of 97.2percent compared to 2021 Cargo throughput declines due to external factors Some of Fraport’s Group airports worldwide exceed pre-crisis levels Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed some 48.9 million passengers in 2022 – nearly doubling the figure… Read the full press release

Dresden and Leipzig/Halle Airports See 140% Increase in Passengers in 2022: Passenger Numbers More Than Double with Growth Potential for the Future

 Leipzig, Germany, 2023-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — 2,403,772 passengers in all passed through Dresden and Leipzig/Halle Airports last year. This represents an increase of 140.1 percent compared to the figure in the previous year, 2021. As a result, passenger numbers more than doubled. The number of aircraft movements rose by 11.6 percent to 101,022…. Read the full press release

London City Airport Sees Record Growth with 3 Million Passengers in 2022, Plans for Further Improvements in 2023

Passenger volumes up 318% on 2021 Amsterdam, Edinburgh and Zurich the top 3 routes 2022 also an award-winning year for LCY, including the title of Best UK Airport from the Telegraph and Conde Nast With major upgrades to the airport experience underway, LCY expects to welcome closer to 4 million passengers this year London, UK,… Read the full press release

Kayleigh’s Wee Stars and We Too! Benefit from Generous Donations by Aberdeen International Airport Passengers

Aberdeen, UK, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Kind-hearted travellers through Aberdeen International Airport have raised more than £3,000 for two charities. The fantastic amount was collected through the three collection globes positioned across the airport in which passengers can donate any left-over currency. All monies raised through the globes is donated to charity partners… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport Sees More Than Double the Passengers in 2022: 22.6 Million Passengers Pass Through Airport, Compared to 10.2 Million in 2021

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2023-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2022, 22.6 million passengers passed through Zurich Airport. Compared to last year, this corresponds to more than a doubling; in 2021, 10.2 million passengers were counted. Compared to 2019, passenger numbers are at 72%. After a first quarter that was still marked by the pandemic, passenger… Read the full press release

Record Breaking Year for London Luton Airport: Welcomes Over 13 Million Passengers in 2022

Luton, UK, 2023-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — A busy Christmas period saw London Luton Airport (LLA) welcome 1.1 million passengers in December. The successful close to the year included LLA’s busiest Christmas Day on record that saw over 12,000 departing passengers welcomed through its doors, taking the airport’s 2022 passenger total to over 13.1… Read the full press release

Munich Airport Sees Massive Growth in All Traffic Figures for 2022: 19 Million Passengers and 55% Increase in Air Freight Volume

19 million more passengers than in 2021 Aircraft movements nearly doubled year on year Air freight volume increases by 55% to 259,000 metric tons MUNICH, Germany, 2023-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — A busy summer has gifted Munich Airport massive growth in all traffic figures in 2022: Passenger numbers rose by 19 million year on… Read the full press release

Finnair Carries 38.2% More Passengers in December 2022 Compared to December 2021

In December, most passenger traffic figures clearly improved year-on-year and month-on-month; seasonally strong cargo performance Vantaa, Finland, 2023-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — In December, Finnair carried 832,900 passengers, which was 38.2% more than in December 2021 and 10.9% more than in November 2022. Month-on-month figures are, however, not fully comparable as there was one… Read the full press release

Oman Air and Omantel to provide passengers flying to Oman with seamless and hassle-free connectivity even before landing

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Dec-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has inked an agreement with Omantel, a leading telecom operator, to provide passengers flying to Oman with Tourist SIM Cards on board their flight. The one-year partnership aims to offer guests a hassle-free and efficient digital solution… Read the full press release

Heathrow ready to welcome millions of passengers heading off for the holidays

London, UK, 2022-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — 5.6m people travelled through Heathrow in November, down from 5.9m in October. Over 55 million people have travelled through Heathrow already this year, which is nearly 70% of 2019 levels. We expect December will be busy and are looking forward to welcoming people heading off for their… Read the full press release

Oman Air introduces low-cost fare option designed for passengers who travel light

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing to meet the evolving needs of its passengers, Oman Air has introduced Super Saver, a brand-new category of Economy Class fare that offers greater choice and more value than ever. Designed for those who travel light, the low-cost option allows passengers to opt for no check-in… Read the full press release

Kansas City International Airport expects to serve more than 356,000 passengers this Thanksgiving travel period

Passengers Urged to Arrive at Least Two Hours Prior to Departure Kansas City, MO, 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Employees at Kansas City International Airport are gearing up for the annual Thanksgiving holiday travel rush that could reach approximately 356,000 travelers over the peak travel period. Airport officials suggest that travelers  arrive early, at… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport ready to welcome more than 438,000 passengers this holiday season

Plan ahead for a travel experience that’s smooth as gravy San José, Calif., 2022-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — With passenger traffic to and from Silicon Valley now at its highest level since 2019, Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) expects to be busier this holiday season than it has been for some time. The… Read the full press release

easyJet and easyJet holidays surprises passengers with free flights and holidays vouchers to mark World Kindness Day

London, UK, 2022-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet and easyJet holidays have celebrated World Kindness Day by creating special moments for its customers in the airport, surprising unsuspecting travellers with easyJet return flights and easyJet holidays vouchers. World Kindness Day has been observed annually across the globe for over 30 years and this year… Read the full press release

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