Airport Authority Hong Kong announces winning tender for the premium logistics centre at Hong Kong International Airport

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport Authority Hong Kong (“AA”) today announced that the right to develop and manage a premium logistics centre (“the Centre”) at Kwo Lo Wan in the South Cargo Precinct of Hong Kong International Airport (“HKIA”) has been awarded to a joint venture (“the joint venture”) led by… Read the full press release

Nashville International Airport welcomes 8th & Roast Coffee Co. by global restaurateur HMSHost

NASHVILLE, TN, 2018-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Nashville International Airport continues to delight travelers by bringing the city’s charm into the airport. A distinct member of Nashville’s 8th Avenue / Melrose neighborhood is now represented in the airport with the opening of 8th & Roast Coffee Co. by global restaurateur HMSHost. Located in the… Read the full press release

Squaw Valley announces line-up of festivals, outdoor adventures, competitions this summer 2018

The celebrated Bluesdays turns 10 and Hot August Nights “Show n’ Shine” debuts June 9 Newly renovated High Camp expands summer dining options with Marketplace and Granite Bistro Olympic Valley, Calif., 2018-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — While skiers and snowboarders enjoyed their last days on the slopes over Memorial Day weekend, Squaw Valley prepares… Read the full press release

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund helps Mitchell House School set up an outdoor classroom

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided furniture which has enabled a local school to set up an outdoor classroom. Mitchell House School used funding from the airport to buy tables and chairs, which are set up on its grounds when weather permits. The… Read the full press release

British Airways and Fiji Airways announce codeshare partnership

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, have today announced a new partnership which will open up more routes between London and the South Pacific than ever before. With its idyllic beaches, world-famous dive sites and lush green forests, Fiji and its extremely popular island destinations… Read the full press release

dnata to provide EGYPTAIR with cargo handling services from its facility at Dubai World Central

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, expands its partnership with EGYPTAIR in Dubai. Starting today (30 May 2018), dnata will provide the airline with premium cargo handling services from its best-in-class facility at Dubai World Central (DWC).  EGYPTAIR will initially operate one cargo flight a… Read the full press release

Gulfstream G650ER Links Atlantic And Pacific Over North Pole

SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today ( May 28, 2018 ) announced that the ultra-long-range G650ER has again proven its unmatched performance capabilities, adding yet another city-pair speed record, this time during a flight over the North Pole. The G650ER departed White Plains, New York, at 1:30 p.m. May 12 and arrived in Shanghai at… Read the full press release

Gulfstream expands operations in London area with a new, larger, purpose-built facility at TAG Farnborough Airport

MRO At Business Aviation-Only Airport To Open In 2020 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (May 28, 2018) announced it will expand its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operation in the London area with a new, larger, purpose-built facility at TAG Farnborough Airport. The Farnborough service center is expected to… Read the full press release

Gulfstream G500 near completion of function and reliability (F&R) testing

Concurrent G600 Flight-Test Program Well Into Certification Testing SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today (May 28, 2018) announced the Gulfstream G500 is nearing completion of function and reliability (F&R) testing, which will mark the end of the flying required for U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification later this summer. Gulfstream’s other… Read the full press release

Gulfstream recognized for the all-new Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 seat and cabin designs

Cross-Functional Teams Recognized For All-New Gulfstream G500 And Gulfstream G600 SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. is proud to announce its Interior and Industrial Design teams recently earned 2018 International Yacht & Aviation Awards for the all-new Gulfstream G500 and Gulfstream G600 seat and cabin designs. “This recognition speaks to the creativity, craftsmanship, quality and… Read the full press release

Hyatt Hotels announces the opening of Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residence Emirates Pearl

New property marks the first Grand Hyatt hotel in capital city, Abu Dhabi CHICAGO, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today (JUNE 1, 2018) the opening of Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residence Emirates Pearl, the first Grand Hyatt hotel to open in the United Arab Emirates’ capital city, Abu Dhabi.  The luxury… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport gears up for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

MOSCOW, Russia,, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport is the largest Russian airport in terms of passenger and freight throughput, takeoff and landing operations, the size of passenger and cargo facilities. In 2017, Sheremetyevo served 40 million 93 thousand people what is 17.8% more than in 2016. Sheremetyevo is among the leaders of international ratings in Europe by the terms of passenger services quality, throughput growth and punctuality… Read the full press release

Kuehne + Nagel joins the Budapest Airport cargo community

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jun-05 — One of the leading logistics companies worldwide and the market leader in Hungary will join the Budapest Airport cargo community. Kuehne + Nagel representatives have decided to lease both warehouse and office space at the airport, benefitting from advantages of being as close to airfreight operations as it is physically possible…. Read the full press release

IATA expects solid performance for airlines despite rising costs in 2018

MONTREAL, Canada, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — IATA announced its expectation for airlines to achieve a collective net profit of $33.8 billion (4.1% net margin) in 2018. This is a solid performance despite rising costs, primarily fuel and labor, but also the upturn in the interest rate cycle. These rising costs are the main driver… Read the full press release

IATA strengthens partnership with The African Airline Association

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Jun-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The African Airline Association (AFRAA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to deepen their cooperation. The MoU was signed by Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO and AFRAA’s Secretary General, Abderahmane Berthé on the sidelines of the 74th IATA… Read the full press release

IATA and Deloitte publish airport privatization guidance

​Recognizing the Strategic National Importance of Airports SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Deloitte have published guidance materials for governments considering public-private partnerships (PPP) and other forms of privatization programs for airport infrastructure. “Airports provide critical infrastructure. It is important that governments considering privatization or PPP take… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free becomes the first airport retailer to introduce the Samsung Experience Zone in the Gulf region

The Samsung Experience Zone has arrived at HIA, featuring Samsung’s latest state-of-the-art mobile phones and accessories HIA is the first airport in the region to host a Samsung Experience Zone  DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), in conjunction with Samsung Gulf Electronics, has opened a one-of-a-kind Experience Zone for… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces the appointment of Carol Sharkey as Chief Risk Officer

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (30 May) announced the appointment of Carol Sharkey as the airline’s Chief Risk Officer, joining its senior management team. Carol, who is currently Ryanair’s Director of Safety and Security, will assume responsibility for all of Ryanair’s operational risk assessment and will report… Read the full press release

Radisson Hospitality announces the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Al Ahsa in Saudi Arabia scheduled to open in 2020

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Al Ahsa in Saudi Arabia. The Radisson Hotel Group has 40 hotels and more than 10,000 rooms in operation and under development across… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation to develop a VVIP market solution for the Airbus ACJ380 with Sparfell & Partners, Winch Design and DS Aviation

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is partnering with Sparfell & Partners, Winch Design and DS Aviation to develop a VVIP market solution for the Airbus ACJ380. Under the agreement, Jet Aviation will engineer, manage, manufacture, install and certify (STC) a VVIP cabin interior for the ACJ380. As an approved Airbus completions facility with more… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel earns approval from Airbus Corporate Jets for the ACJ350 XWB

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation’s Completions Center in Basel has received approval from Airbus Corporate Jets for the ACJ350 XWB. The Completions Center has a long history of partnership with Airbus Corporate Jets. Jet Aviation has delivered 23 VIP Airbus cabins since 2000. As the latest addition to Airbus’ family of VIP wide-body… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation signs preferred Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement with World Fuel Services

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has signed a preferred Fixed Base Operation (FBO) service agreement for facilities in EMEA and Asia with World Fuel Services, a global aviation fuel and services company based in Miami, Florida. World Fuel Services (WFS) offers its global customers both full-service and… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation receives its second B787 completion project into Basel

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce it has signed another Boeing 787 completions contract. In 2015, Jet Aviation was the first company to take delivery of a B787-9 for interior completions. Since 2013, Jet Aviation has dedicated significant research and development into carbon fiber aircraft such as the B787 to… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation unveils new video supporting its dedicated and award-winning Design Studio in Basel

Jet Aviation unveils new video supporting its dedicated and award-winning Design Studio in Basel Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is taking viewers on a unique voyage to experience the designer’s quest for inspiration in a new video supporting its Refurbishments/Retrofits, Modifications and Upgrades (RMU) capabilities in Basel, Geneva and Singapore. With the… Read the full press release

Wyndham Vacation Ownership earns 18 awards at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) conference

WVO surpasses its own record number of wins at industry’s annual ARDA World Event ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Jun-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Wyndham Vacation Ownership (WVO), the world’s largest vacation ownership company and a member of the Wyndham Worldwide family of companies (NYSE: WYN), was the most honored brand at the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) conference in… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo continues to win international recognition

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, continues to win international recognition for its commitment to develop air transportation solutions customised to the requirements of its customers across the globe. The air cargo carrier has recently garnered a number of prestigious awards at global industry forums. Air… Read the full press release

Incheon International Airport deploys SITA’s self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2

Award-winning airport selects award-winning bag-drop solution Incheon, South Korea, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Incheon International Airport has deployed SITA’s award-winning self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2, effectively serving the influx of visitors to the recent Winter Olympics and in preparation for the 100 million passengers projected by 2030. Drop&Fly simplifies the bag… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company successfully completes all its travel and hospitality operations for the Formula One 2018 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), announced the successful completion of all its travel and hospitality operations for the Formula One 2018 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, which was held from 6th to 8th April at Bahrain International Circuit (BIC)…. 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

Hilton Mandalay opens in heart of Myanmar’s second-largest city

Hilton Mandalay offers superb views and world-class experiences in heart of Myanmar’s second-largest city MANDALAY, Myanmar and MCLEAN, Va., 2018-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Set amidst four acres of idyllic gardens, Hilton Mandalay opens today, offering upscale accommodations in the center of the country’s second-largest and fastest growing city. Facing the fabled Mandalay Hill, which is… Read the full press release