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

Hyatt launches a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally

All Hyatt brands worldwide will move to large-format bathroom amenities and reduce single-use water bottles by June 2021 CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) is announcing a series of initiatives to reduce waste at Hyatt hotels globally, including introducing large-format bathroom amenities and reducing single-use water bottles by June… Read the full press release

SAS travelers can now choose to buy biofuel and help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2019-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelers flying with SAS can now voluntarily choose to buy biofuel and so help reduce climate-affecting CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent. The new non-profit service aims to pioneer a large-scale and competitive market for biofuel within aviation, in line with SAS’ sustainability strategy. SAS is now… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An launches on-site water-bottling facility in an effort to reduce plastic waste

Vietnam’s only Forbes 5-Star resort leads the way with water bottling facility Hoi An, Vietnam, 2019-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — With environmental concerns over plastic consumables at an all-time high, Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An is aiming to be part of the solution this October by launching Project Aqua: an on-site water-bottling facility… Read the full press release

IATA research shows passengers want governments to encourage development of sustainable aviation fuels to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments considering a Dutch proposal for an EU-wide tax on air tickets to listen to what their citizens want. IATA-commissioned research shows that air passengers want governments to encourage the development of new technologies and sustainable aviation fuels to… Read the full press release

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre announces partnership that will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and ELG Carbon Fibre today(Dec. 5, 2018) announced a partnership to recycle excess aerospace-grade composite material, which will be used by other companies to make products such as… Read the full press release

Heathrow reveals four key action areas to reduce and offset the growth in emissions from new flights

Announcement demonstrates that growth at the airport is not a choice between economy and environment Comprehensive plan suggests maximising incentives for airlines, investing in more UK peatland restoration and supporting sustainable fuels  Heathrow will consult with partners on the delivery of this plan ahead of the first statutory consultation on expansion in summer 2019  LONDON,… Read the full press release

Concur collaborates with AirAsia Group to help businesses reduce their corporate travel spend

Concur collaborates with AirAsia Group to help businesses reduce their corporate travel spend   SINGAPORE, 2017-Apr-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur, an SAP company and one of the world’s leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions, has announced a collaboration with AirAsia Group that will help Concur Travel customers access regular and… Read the full press release