Discover the Best Kerala Tour Packages for Family Adventures

Kerala, 2024-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Kerala, often referred to as “God’s Own Country,” is a haven for family vacations. With its lush landscapes, serene backwaters, and rich cultural heritage, Kerala offers a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure. In this article, we’ll explore the best Kerala tour packages for family adventures, including options… Read the full press release

Discover the Best of Southern India: Mysore, Ooty, and Kodaikanal Tour Package

Southern India, 2024-Jul-8 — /Travel PR News/ — Southern India is famous for its stunning landscapes, rich culture, and historical landmarks. One of the best ways to experience this beauty is through a Mysore Ooty Kodaikanal Tour Package. This tour takes you to three of the most beautiful and popular destinations in South India, offering… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport Strengthens Security Measures for Enhanced Passenger Safety

(IN SHORT) Aberdeen International Airport has reinforced its commitment to passenger and staff safety with a comprehensive and collaborative security strategy. Operating 24/7, the airport utilizes advanced technologies such as perimeter detection systems and a vast CCTV network, while highly trained staff employ digital 3D screening for luggage. The airport’s security culture is bolstered by… Read the full press release

Emirates Joins IATA’s Turbulence Aware Platform for Safer Air Travel

Latest tools place airline at the forefront of turbulence detection and navigation  Global turbulence data gets massive boost with contributions from Emirates’ global network (IN SHORT) Emirates has integrated with the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Turbulence Aware Platform, becoming the first airline to incorporate this within Lufthansa Systems’ Lido mPilot mobile navigation solution. This… Read the full press release

EASA Hosts Inaugural EU Aviation Fuel Stakeholders Forum

(IN SHORT) The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) convened the first EU Aviation Fuel Stakeholders Forum on April 18-19, 2024, aiming to establish a network of European fuel stakeholders to enhance collaboration and address environmental challenges in aviation. One of the main goals is to explore the feasibility of reducing the aromatics and sulphur… Read the full press release

Boeing Secures $559 Million U.S. Air Force Contract for Little Mountain Test Facility Operations

Team’s work will ensure readiness of defense and deterrence capabilities (IN SHORT) Boeing, a global aerospace company, has been awarded a significant contract by the U.S. Air Force worth up to $559 million over five years to manage, maintain, and conduct testing at the Little Mountain Test Facility located at Hill Air Force Base, Utah…. Read the full press release

IATA and Pharma.Aero Collaborate to Elevate CEIV Pharma Certification Standards

(IN SHORT) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Pharma.Aero have partnered to enhance IATA’s Certification for the Excellence in Pharmaceutical Handling (CEIV Pharma) program, a globally recognized mark of quality in pharmaceutical product handling. Through a two-year study involving stakeholders from certified entities, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and air logistics professionals, opportunities for program improvement were… Read the full press release

dnata Achieves IATA CEIV Accreditation for Lithium Battery Handling Across 11 Global Stations

(IN SHORT) dnata, a prominent global air and travel services provider, has obtained the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Centre of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) accreditation for the safe handling of lithium batteries. After initiating the process in April 2023, dnata has swiftly become the first ground services provider to certify 11 of its… Read the full press release

Chicago Airports Implement Narcan Program to Combat Opioid Overdoses

Nasal spray to be used for travelers and others experiencing opioid overdoses (IN SHORT) The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) launches a new initiative to address the opioid epidemic by distributing Narcan, an overdose medication, at O’Hare and Midway International Airports. The program places Narcan inside Automated External Defibrillator (AED) cabinets across both airports’ pre-and… Read the full press release

Bangkok Flight Services (BFS) Achieves Pharma Handling Certification at Suvarnabhumi Airport

(IN SHORT) Bangkok Flight Services (BFS), a joint venture between Bangkok Airways and Worldwide Flight Services (WFS), has obtained Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for its dedicated pharmaceutical handling facility at Suvarnabhumi International Airport in Bangkok. This certification, granted by independent audit body Escem/TüV Rheinland, attests to BFS’s adherence to international standards for the safe… Read the full press release

Hamad International Airport Achieves ISO 45001:2018 Certification for Occupational Health & Safety Excellence

(IN SHORT) The Qatar Company for Airports Operation and Management (MATAR) has been awarded the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health & Safety Management System Certification for Hamad International Airport by the British Standards Institution (BSI). This certification underscores the airport’s commitment to prioritizing health and safety in its operations, with rigorous assessments analyzing processes, risk management,… Read the full press release

RwandAir Commits to Safety Leadership Charter by Joining IATA’s Safety Initiative

(IN SHORT) RwandAir, one of Africa’s prominent airlines, has officially joined the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Safety Leadership Charter, becoming the second African airline to do so after Ethiopian Airlines. The IATA Safety Leadership Charter focuses on strengthening organizational safety culture, aligning with IATA’s Collaborative Aviation Safety Improvement Program (CASIP) under the “Focus Africa”… Read the full press release

Qantas Unveils Engaging New Safety Video Featuring Global Destinations

(IN SHORT) Qantas is set to launch an innovative onboard safety video in 2024, replacing the previous Qantas Centenary-themed video that has been in use since 2020. This new video takes passengers on a captivating journey through key safety information using footage from unique destinations across the globe. The video features Qantas pilots, cabin crew,… Read the full press release

IATA and ICAO Extend Collaboration on Global Standards for Safe Air Transportation of Dangerous Goods

(IN SHORT) The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) have renewed their longstanding partnership to establish and implement worldwide standards for the safe transport of dangerous goods by air. This agreement reinforces their commitment to ensuring the safe handling of dangerous goods in aviation through globally recognized guidelines and… Read the full press release

Winter Travel Tips: How to Prepare for Snowy Airport Journeys

(IN SHORT) As snowy weather can disrupt travel plans, the article provides handy hints for travelers preparing to visit the airport during adverse weather conditions. Travelers are advised to stay updated on airline communications through emails and social media, plan their journeys in advance, allow extra time, and monitor travel conditions. When driving to the… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Government Agencies Strengthen Partnership for Crisis Response and Healthcare Support

(IN SHORT) The Ministry of Health (MOH), Public Service Division (PSD), and Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize their collaboration on manpower planning and deployment during national crises, building on their successful partnership established during the COVID-19 pandemic. This partnership includes training SIA and Scoot cabin crew volunteers… Read the full press release

Chicago Airports Ready for a Merry Holiday Travel Season with Helpful Tips

(IN SHORT) The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) is gearing up to welcome an estimated 3.4 million passengers at O’Hare and Midway International Airports during the holiday season, running from December 20 to January 2, according to projections from airlines. O’Hare expects a 4.6% increase in passengers compared to the same period in 2022, with… Read the full press release

UNWTO Seminar Advances International Code for the Protection of Tourists, Promoting Legal Framework for Tourism Sector

(IN SHORT) The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted its inaugural legal seminar in Salamanca, Spain, focusing on the International Code for the Protection of Tourists. This landmark code, established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, has garnered support from 22 countries and aims to provide legal certainty to the global tourism sector. During… Read the full press release

Uzbekistan Airways Adopts SITA Mission Watch for Enhanced Flight Operations Efficiency and Cost Savings

The carrier will deploy next-generation flight tracking technology, SITA Mission Watch (IN SHORT) Uzbekistan Airways has partnered with SITA to implement SITA Mission Watch, a next-generation flight tracking solution that integrates aircraft positions with real-time weather information. By leveraging this technology, the airline aims to achieve greater operational agility and efficiency. The system’s advanced weather… Read the full press release

Joint ACSA-Hawks Operation Leads to Arrest of Suspected Drug Traffickers at O R Tambo International Airport

(IN SHORT) A joint operation conducted by the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) and the elite Directorate of Priority Crimes Investigation, known as the Hawks, has resulted in the arrest of five individuals suspected of drug trafficking. Among the suspects are employees of various companies operating at O R Tambo International Airport, including two ACSA… Read the full press release

Multi-Agency Emergency Training Exercise Successfully Concludes at Shannon Airport

(IN SHORT) Shannon Airport has successfully completed a multi-agency emergency training exercise code-named “Exercise Charlie.” The two-hour scenario, which involved a cargo aircraft declaring a full emergency after a suspected hazardous cargo leak en route from Paris Charles de Gaulle airport to JFK airport in New York, aimed to assess the readiness of the airport… Read the full press release

Project CAELUS Advances Towards Establishing UK’s First National Medical Drone Network

(IN SHORT) Project CAELUS, led by AGS Airports in collaboration with NHS Scotland and funded in part by the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Future Flight Challenge, has conducted live flight trials to establish the UK’s first national medical distribution network using drones. The trials took place between Glasgow Airport and NHS Golden Jubilee in… Read the full press release

Heathrow Introduces Pre-Bookable Security Slots for Passenger Convenience

Heathrow launching 6-month trial for passengers to pre-book a slot at security giving them extra peace of mind when travelling The trial will initially open to passengers in Terminal 3 travelling with American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Emirates and Virgin Atlantic – with more airlines added during the trial Findings from the trial will inform… 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

Frankfurt Airport Trials Revolutionary Walk-Through Security Scanner for Passenger Convenience

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport began testing the world’s first walk-through security scanner for passengers at Frankfurt Airport. The R&S QPS Walk2000 from Rohde & Schwarz is designed to speed up security checks. The first of these scanners is currently in use in Concourse A of Terminal 1. Passengers… Read the full press release

Global Airlines Join Forces: IATA Safety Leadership Charter Aims to Elevate Aviation Safety Culture

Hanoi, Vietnam, 2023-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the IATA Safety Leadership Charter at the IATA World Safety and Operations Conference taking place in Hanoi, Vietnam. Safety leaders from more than 20 airlines are the first signatories: Air Canada Emirates Airline Philippine Airlines Air India Ethiopian Airlines… Read the full press release

Houston Airports Recognizes Local Artist Edgar Medina for Heroic Actions at William P. Hobby Airport

Houston creative Edgar Medina was painting inside the 5-Star airport when he witnessed a passenger fall onto a moving sidewalk. HOUSTON, TX, 2023-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Houston Airports is recognizing local artist Edgar Medina for his quick actions in helping a passenger at William P. Hobby Airport. At the time of the incident,… Read the full press release

Cathay Cargo Receives IATA’s CEIV Lithium Batteries Certification, Ensuring Safe Air Cargo Transport Amid Growing E-commerce

The CEIV quality-assurance adds to Cathay Cargo’s existing, industry-leading mitigations for lithium-ion battery shipments Hong Kong, China, 2023-Aug-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Cargo and the Cathay Cargo Terminal have received the IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators Lithium Batteries (CEIV Li-batt) certification. With this new accreditation, both Cathay Cargo and the Cathay… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita Receives Prestigious WELL Health-Safety Rating for Second Consecutive Year, Prioritizing Guest and Employee Health in the Post-COVID-19 Environment

Beloved Mexico property again earns coveted wellness rating through the International WELL Building Institute Punta Mita, México, 2023-Aug-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, a five-star oceanfront resort on Mexico’s Pacific coast, has earned the WELL Health-Safety Rating through the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) for the second consecutive year. The WELL Health-Safety Rating is an… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport Achieves Milestones in Passenger Traffic, Awards, and Safety in First Half of 2023

Budapest, Hungary, 2023-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The first half of 2023 has been a strong period for Budapest Airport in all respects: the series of developments worth more than 100 billion HUF over the past 4.5 years and the outstanding quality of the airport ecosystem have been confirmed by numerous awards based on… Read the full press release