Brussels Airport August 2018: 2.6 million passengers; up 3.4% on the same month last year

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport has decidedly broken all records this summer with more than 5.2 million passengers in July and August 2018 versus 5 million in the summer of 2017. After the month of July with the largest number of passengers ever recorded, Brussels Airport welcomed almost 2.6 million passengers… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport August 2018: number of passengers up by 5.5% compared to last year

In August, 3’099’820 passengers passed through Zurich Airport, corresponding to an increase of 5.5% compared to last year. ZURICH, Switzerland, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Local passengers increased by 4.9% to 2’171’082 in August 2018. The transfer rate is at 29.8% in the month under review (+0.3 percentage points vs. previous year) and transfer passengers… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport to trial a new Virtual Reality app for passengers who may find travel challenging

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has been working with Friendly Access, a Scottish hidden disabilities charity as it looks to trial a new Virtual Reality app for passengers who may find travel challenging. Friendly Access, together with the School of Simulation and Visualisation at The Glasgow School of Art and… Read the full press release

Heathrow invites passengers to share submissions of distinctive holiday sounds

Heathrow invites public to capture the holiday feeling by sharing their genuine Sound Escape Passengers invited to share submissions of distinctive holiday sounds The airport is collaborating with award-winning composer and sound artist Nick Ryan Sounds will be combined to create a unique, captivating and immersive soundscape LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and renowned chef George Calombaris to create a new edition of Greek-inspired in-flight dining options for passengers travelling from Australia

Passengers travelling in First, Business and Economy Classes will be able to enjoy Calombaris’ signature dishes when travelling from Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth to Doha The new menu will be available from 1 September in Sydney, Perth and Adelaide, with Melbourne to follow from 1 October 2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Queenstown Airport introduces new sensor technology to provide real-time wait time information to passengers

Queenstown , New Zealand, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — New sensor technology has been introduced at Queenstown Airport this winter which aims to enhance the customer experience by providing real-time wait time information to passengers as well as streamlining the airport’s operations. To assist with smooth passenger flow as volumes increase, the airport has partnered… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group airlines report 14.2 million passengers in July 2018; 8.2% increase YoY

Number of passengers up 8,2 percent year-on-year  Capacity utilization decreases slightly by 0.1 percentage points to 86.3 percent Number of passengers of the Network Airlines increased by 9.0% in Munich, 4.5% in Zurich, 4.0% in Vienna and 3.8% in Frankfurt  COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — In July 2018, the Lufthansa Group airlines welcomed… Read the full press release

Wizz Air milestone at Memmingen Airport: 2 million passengers carried

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of the fastest growing airlines in Europe and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, reached a remarkable milestone at Memmingen Airport as it celebrated 2 million carried passengers on its low fare routes. To mark this significant event, one lucky passenger, a WIZZ… Read the full press release

IATA: Global passenger traffic demand rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017

Geneva, 2018-Aug-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for June showing that demand (measured in total revenue passenger kilometers or RPKs) rose by 7.8% compared to June 2017. This was up from 6.0% year-over-year growth recorded in both May and April. June capacity (available seat kilometers… Read the full press release

London Gatwick opens a new £2 million airline lounge style area for passengers who require special assistance

With 90 seats new special assistance area is more than double the existing area Designed with a premium lounge feel for passengers to enjoy before flying Up to 7% of UK population avoids air travel because of a disability GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick has today (17/07/2018) announced the opening of… Read the full press release

IATA: total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) for February 2018 rose 7.6%, compared to February 2017

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing a rebound in traffic growth following the slower demand experienced in January, which was owing to temporary factors including the later timing of the Lunar New Year in 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs)… Read the full press release

Passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains

All Metrolink trains now have a specially designed surfboard storage area Southern California, 2017-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The surf is up, as passengers can now travel with surfboards on Metrolink trains. Beginning this past weekend, Metrolink train now include surfboard storage netting on all its Bike/Surfboard Cars. Officials anticipate the modified cars will be… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific announces additional free 25 kilograms baggage allowance to passengers from Middle East travelling to Manila

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — ​The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), has announced a special promo exclusively for our valued guests in the Middle East. Starting February 13 to March 15, 2017, all passengers originating from Doha, Dubai, Kuwait and Riyadh travelling to Manila with pre-purchased baggage allowance of 40… Read the full press release

Passengers to enjoy changes and developments at Leeds Bradford Airport this summer

Leeds, United Kingdom, 2017-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Summer 2017 is set to be even busier than ever at Leeds Bradford Airport, with new routes, even more capacity and a host of improvements set to be unveiled at the airport in time for the summer season. Jet 2.com are introducing new routes to Berlin,… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines passengers introduced with new self-service baggage drop-off at Vienna Airport

New self-service baggage drop-off at Vienna Airport for Austrian Airlines passengers Innovative check-in option saves travelers time VIENNA, Austria, 2016-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — As of tomorrow, December 6, 2016, passengers at Vienna Airport can drop off their luggage themselves at one of the 16 new self-service baggage drop-off counters. Vienna Airport and Austrian… Read the full press release

IATA 2016 Global Passenger Survey: passengers are looking for technology to improve their travel experience

IATA Survey Reveals New Air Transport Trends Dubai, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2016 Global Passenger Survey (GPS) which showed that passengers are looking for technology to improve their travel experience. Based on 6,920 responses from around the globe, the survey provided insight into… Read the full press release

Wizz Air reaches 2 million passengers to and from Targu Mures in Romania

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, today (05/10/2016) celebrates a major milestone of 2 million passengers to and from Targu Mures as well as 10 years of presence at the Transylvania International Airport. The first WIZZ flight took off… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport surpassed 20 million passengers in a single year

Growth attributed to improved economy and robust tourism industry SAN DIEGO, CA, 2016-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — January 25, 2016 – San Diego International Airport (SAN), for the first time in its 88-year history, has surpassed 20 million passengers in a single year. The 2015 total represents a 7 percent increase over 2014, according… Read the full press release

Record breaking traffic figures in March for Gatwick; expects to serve more than 40 million passengers next year

Gatwick announces that it expects to serve more than 40 million passengers next year – a decade ahead of DfT predictions made in its January 2013 UK Aviation Forecast Record breaking traffic figures announced for March with 2.96 million passengers travelling through the airport – an increase of 9.2 per cent compared to the previous… Read the full press release

New first-quarter record for Munich Airport: 8.7 million passengers handled in the first three months of the year

MUNICH, 2015-4-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport posted strong gains in passenger numbers and airfreight in the first quarter of 2015. The approximately 8.7 million passengers handled in the first three months of the year represent a new first-quarter record for the airport. The number of take-offs and landings, at 87,240, was 0.9… Read the full press release

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to provide passengers with specific trip information with its new Android Smartwatch App

Amstelveen, 2015-3-12 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is set to run a trial with Android smartwatch technology that will provide passengers with specific trip information. Besides supplying passengers with their boarding pass, the app assists with all relevant airport-related activities. The KLM smartwatch app allows passengers to find relevant and up-to-date flight… Read the full press release

Air France-KLM Group reports 5.4 million passengers in February 2015, 0.8% up YoY

Network airlines: continued strict capacity discipline, contrasting trends Ongoing accelerated development of Transavia Amstelveen, 2015-3-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France-KLM Group reports 5.4 million passengers in February 2015, 0.8% up YoY Traffic highlights Network airlines activity (Air France, KLM, HOP!) 5.4 million passengers, +0.8% Unit revenue per available seat kilometer (RASK) ex-currency down compared… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport shows steady growth; welcomed over 1.4 million passengers in February 2015

Midterm break gives extra boost to February results BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2015-3-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport welcomed over 1.4 million passengers in February 2015. The airport continues to show steady growth. February was given an extra boost due to the large number of holidaymakers during the midterm break. Cargo traffic at Brussels Airport… Read the full press release

airberlin welcomed 1,820,528 passengers on board in February 2015

BERLIN, 2015-3-9 — /Travel PR News/ — In February 2015, airberlin welcomed 1,820,528 passengers on board. The number of passengers transported was thus 0.9 percent lower than in the corresponding month of the previous year. Over the past month, airberlin’s passengers traveled a total of 3.039 billion kilometers (RPK) on airberlin’s global flight route network,… Read the full press release

London City Airport recorded its busiest ever February with 33.4% increase in passengers compared to February 2014

Edinburgh, Dublin and Amsterdam are busiest routes. LONDON, 2015-3-5 — /Travel PR News/ — London City Airport (LCY) experienced its busiest ever February last month, with a 33.4% increase in passengers compared to February 2014. Edinburgh, Dublin and Amsterdam were the airport’s busiest routes with a combined total of 112,380 passengers over the month. Edinburgh… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for January 2015: passengers up 2.7% and 12.5% increase in the cargo YoY

HONG KONG, 2015-2-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific Airways today released combined Cathay Pacific and Dragonair traffic figures for the first month of 2015 that show an increase in both the number of passengers carried and the cargo and mail tonnage uplifted compared to the same month in 2014. Cathay Pacific and Dragonair… Read the full press release

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport reached 96.1 million passengers in 2014; Retaining its ‘World’s Busiest Airport’ Title in 2014 for 17th Consecutive Year

Airport accommodates a record-breaking 96.1 million passengers, highest total for any aviation hub; international passenger traffic grew by 10 percent ATLANTA, 2015-2-6 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Kasim Reed announced today at his annual State of the City breakfast that for the 17th consecutive year Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was once again the world’s busiest airport…. Read the full press release

Caribbean Airlines announces “Double Decker” special for passengers travelling between Port of Spain and London

PIARCO, Trinidad and Tobago, 2015-1-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Caribbean Airlines today announced a special “Double Decker” offer for passengers travelling between Port of Spain and London. With this special offer, guests who purchase one Business Class ticket will receive a second ticket free. This promotion is applicable to tickets purchased from January 20 through to January… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport 2014 performance: The volume of serviced passengers grew by 7.9% over 2013, reaching 31,568,000 passengers

Sheremetyevo Airport has provided services to more than 31 million passengers since the beginning of the year. Sheremetyevo International Airport has summarized its performance for 2014. The volume of serviced passengers grew by 7.9% over 2013, reaching 31,568,000 passengers. MOSCOW, RUSSIA, 2015-1-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Passenger traffic for international airlines in 2014 remained at the same level of the previous year, totaling… Read the full press release

easyJet announced 4,634,977 passengers and 88.4 percent load factor in December 2014

LONDON, 2015-1-8 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet passenger statistics for December 2014 Month ending December 2014 December 2013 Change Passengers (1) 4,634,977 4,490,538 3.2% Load Factor (2) 88.4% 87.9% 0.5pp Rolling 12 months ending December 2014 December 2013 Change Passengers (1) 65,348,876 61,332,803 6.5% Load Factor (2) 90.8%  89.3% 1.5pp Enquiries should be directed… Read the full press release