London Gatwick Airport unveils new innovative and more sustainable plan in resurfacing its main runway

London, UK, 2022-Oct-07 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick Airport, part of VINCI Airports’ network, has just completed (Sept 2022) an innovative plan to resurface its main runway in half the time and for half the cost – while saving significant amounts of embodied carbon1 by using 70% less asphalt – compared to traditional resurfacing… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific operated very first commercial flight at the Hong Kong International Airport’s new Third Runway

The landing of freighter flight CX 3251 from Shanghai Pudong was part of the operation familiarisation on the runway Hong Kong, China, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific today (July 8 2022) operated the very first commercial flight to land at the new Third Runway of the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). The… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority selects Altitude Infrastructure Group on multi-year, multi-phase runway project

CALGARY, AB, 2022-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Rehabilitation of one of Canada’s busiest runways is set to take off now that The Calgary Airport Authority has selected Altitude Infrastructure Group (AIG), an unincorporated partnership between Colas (via Standard General Inc. and Colas Projects Canada Inc.) and SNC-Lavalin to provide subcontracted professional services for the… Read the full press release

World’s largest aircraft, the Antonov AN-225 lands in Ireland’s longest runway

Shannon, Ireland, 2021-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The world’s largest aircraft, the Antonov AN-225 touched down at Shannon Airport this afternoon from China carrying a cargo consignment for distribution in the Irish retail sector. With the longest runway in Ireland at 3,199m, Shannon Airport is the only airport in Ireland capable of accommodating the… Read the full press release

Newark Liberty International Airport opens newly Revamped, Repaved 4R-22L Runway

New York City, New York, United States, 2021-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Newark Liberty International Airport has reopened one of its major runways after a three-month closure to repave the surface and add key upgrades. With the reopening, all airport runways are again operational during peak hours while auxiliary work, including taxiway and lighting… Read the full press release

Calgary Airport Authority welcomes $57.5 million in funding for runway rehabilitation project

Runway rehabilitation ensures YYC remains a vital hub as many plan for a safe and secure return to travel, contributing economic growth to our region for future generations. CALGARY, AB, 2021-Aug-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority welcomes the announcement by federal Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, that the federal… Read the full press release

Finavia completes Mariehamn Airport’s EUR 5 million runway renovation

Vantaa, Finland, 2021-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport company Finavia’s EUR 5 million investment in the runway at Mariehamn Airport has been completed. Scheduled traffic to Helsinki, Stockholm and Turku will start on 4 July. The goals of Finavia’s climate programme were incorporated into decision-making right from the planning phase of the project. “During… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport runway reimagined as a magical Christmas tree as part of its festive advertising campaign

Shannon, Ireland, 2020-Dec-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Santa will have no problem navigating his way to Co. Clare and Ireland as he travels the world this Christmas Eve thanks to a festive initiative by Shannon Airport, a Shannon Group company. The airport has come up with a festive advertising campaign involving a redesign of… Read the full press release

Auckland Airport confirms the safety of the runway and its maintenance programme

Auckland, New Zealand, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Auckland Airport has completed a review into two recent runway closures which has confirmed the safety of the runway and its maintenance programme, highlighted factors contributing to the outages and identified opportunities to improve the time taken for maintenance repairs. “The review identified ways in which… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport launches the third runway

Moscow, Russia, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — September 1, 2019 Sheremetyevo International Airport launches the third runway (RWY-3). The official event will be held with the participation of the Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation E.I. Dietrich, the Head of the Federal Air Transport Agency A.V. Neradko, Governor of the Moscow Region A.Y. Vorobyov,… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport initiates planning process to use its existing Northern Runway

Gatwick confirms its intent to start preparing a planning application to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) The airport will follow the planning process to prepare a Development Consent Order (DCO) Documents will be made publicly available on the PINS website LONDON, UK, 2019-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has formally started the process to… Read the full press release