Shannon Airport: new Embraer Lineage 1000 executive jet joins Gainjet Ireland’s growing fleet

Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — There were double celebrations today (16 October 2018) at Shannon Airport, as Gainjet Ireland took delivery of a new jet, which made history as the first aircraft in the world to be registered on the new Irish EJ aircraft register, administered by the Irish Aviation Authority. The registration… Read the full press release

Nearly half million passengers passed through Leipzig/Halle and Dresden Airports during September

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — 487,626 passengers in all passed through Leipzig/Halle and Dresden Airports during September. This represents growth of 7.3 percent in comparison with the same month in the previous year. The number of aircraft movements rose by 9.2 percent to a figure of 9,837 take-offs and landings. The number of… Read the full press release

Boeing announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio at MRO Europe

Enhanced capabilities enable better, faster decision-making based on real-time data, powered by Boeing AnalytX Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At MRO Europe today (Oct. 16, 2018), Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio that enable better, faster operational decision-making for customers. The announcement comes alongside a series of… Read the full press release

Boeing and Adient’s airplane seat joint venture Adient Aerospace secures regulatory approvals

Adient Aerospace secures regulatory approval to develop, manufacture and sell seats to airlines and leasing companies Alan Wittman named Chief Executive Officer SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Adient (NYSE: ADNT) today (Oct. 16, 2018) announced their airplane seat joint venture Adient Aerospace is operational after securing regulatory approvals. The… Read the full press release

Zabeel House by Jumeirah hotels introduces flexible check-in and out at any time, any day of the week

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Did you ever walk into a lobby of a hotel tired from a long flight and approach a front desk-clerk who disdainfully reminds you of the standard check-in time that they can’t change? Well now, at the Zabeel House by Jumeirah hotels, you have the flexibility to check-in and out… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Sydney wins Conference and Events Venue of the Year title At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia NSW Awards for Excellence

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 2018 Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) NSW Awards for Excellence, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney took the crown for Conference and Events Venue of the Year. The TAA NSW Awards for Excellence are recognised as the most prestigious hospitality and tourism awards, honouring the achievement of excellence in a wide… Read the full press release

VisitEngland’s ROSE Award 2018 winners announced

VisitEngland has today Tuesday 16 October revealed the winners of the fourth annual ROSE Awards at the Independent Hotel Show in London. LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The ROSE Awards, this year awarded to 100 recipients across the country, puts the spotlight on those accommodation providers across England who provide visitors with the… Read the full press release

flydubai Engineering Maintenance System integrates with FedEx Web Services

Designed to enhance air waybill generation and the digitalisation of documents Launched with Swiss Aviation Software Ltd., flydubai’s Engineering Maintenance System Designed to enhance air waybill generation and the digitalisation of documents Dubai UAE, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai and Swiss Aviation Software (Swiss-AS) have integrated the flydubai Engineering Maintenance System… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation expands and renovates its U.S. FBOs from the East Coast to the West Coast

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is expanding and renovating its U.S. FBOs (fixed base operations) from the East Coast to the West Coast to deliver even better service to meet customers’ needs at every level. “Our customers will soon find new or renovated facilities from Teterboro, New Jersey, to Van Nuys, California,… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation received FAA Supplemental Type Certification for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft

Basel, Switzerland, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for ADS-B Out compliance for the B747 series aircraft. The company announced EASA approval for the same in August 2018. ADS-B Out compliance is mandated by the FAA and EASA effective January and June 2020, respectively. Automatic… Read the full press release

IntercityHotel brand secures a Service Champion gold medal for customer satisfaction in the latest “Service Champions” awards

Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts receives a Service Champion award for the seventh time in a row – IntercityHotel brand also wins gold for customer satisfaction Main, Germany, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Steigenberger Hotels and Resorts have won a prestigious “Service Champion Award” for the seventh time in succession. The traditional brand is once… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines took delivery of the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (15.10.2018) S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld®, global aviation alliance, has announced that it has received the first Boeing 737 MAX new-generation airliner in Russia. The aircraft will be based in Novosibirsk. The Boeing 737 MAX will start flying this week: passengers on the Novosibirsk to Moscow and Chita routes will be the first to enjoy flying on the new… Read the full press release

Ryanair SELECTS OmniServ as its new handler at London Stansted Airport

Omniserv To Replace Swissport From 1st Feb 2019 DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair today (15 Oct) announced that it has chosen OmniServ as its new handler at London Stansted Airport, following an extensive tendering process. From 1st February 2019, OmniServ (operating as Blue Handling) will provide all of Ryanair’s check-in, baggage and ground operations… Read the full press release

Shang-High at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai retains Michelin star status for three years running

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The international gourmet world feasted their eyes on Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai whose restaurant Shang-High retained its Michelin star status for three years running. After the announcement of the MICHELIN guide Shanghai 2019, a gala dinner was held at Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel. The two-day celebration featured immersive culinary experiences with the some… Read the full press release

SITA to deploy further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2

SITA Scan&Fly halves baggage processing and cuts check-in wait times for AirAsia passengers Singapore, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (16 October 2018) announced that it will deploy a further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2 (klia2), following the successful implementation of 15 units earlier this year. Baggage processing time has… Read the full press release

Boeing strengthens its Global Services’ offerings with the integration of Flightdocs Enterprise platform

Companies sign MOU to integrate Flightdocs Enterprise platform with Boeing Global Services’ offerings from Aviall, Inventory Locator Services and Jeppesen Together, partners will offer enhanced, cloud-based aviation maintenance, compliance and inventory management solutions for business and general aviation operators. ORLANDO, Fla., 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Flightdocs have entered into a… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines becomes the first Russian airline to fly the new Boeing 737 MAX

Carrier is the first in Russia to fly the 737 MAX airplane S7 plans to operate 10 more MAX airplanes in the coming years MOSCOW, RUSSIA, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], Air Lease Corp. [NYSE: AL; “ALC”], and S7 Airlines celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first 737 MAX, via lease from… Read the full press release

Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have implement SITA’s Scan&Fly self-bag drop technology

SITA’s Scan&Fly allows passengers to check-in their bags in under a minute Moscow, Russia, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have implemented SITA’s Scan&Fly self-bag drop technology, providing passengers with a faster, more efficient process to check-in their own bags. The process takes less than a minute. The technology was developed by… Read the full press release

Hyatt on the top 15 companies in 2018 FORTUNE “World’s Best Workplaces®” list

Hyatt celebrates five years of recognition, rising to the top 15 companies this year CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced today (October 15, 2018) that Hyatt has been named to the 2018 FORTUNE “World’s Best Workplaces®” list, an annual ranking of companies with outstanding workplace cultures according to global research and… Read the full press release

Travelzoo strengthens its executive team with the appointment of Nancy Faure as General Manager, France

PARIS, FRANCE, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo® (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global publisher of offers and experiences for members, is strengthening its executive team. Today (Oct. 15, 2018), Nancy Faure joins the company as General Manager, France. She is based in Travelzoo’s Paris office. Nancy brings 20 years of professional experience in business management, marketing, sales, and strategic development to her new… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands services to Europe with the launch of new daily non-stop service between Tokyo and Vienna

Growth in European demand behind decision to launch route to Austrian capital TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route flying a Boeing 787-9 from Tokyo… Read the full press release

Norwegian is the presenting partner of the NBA London Game 2019

Washington Wizards and New York Knicks to Meet at The O2 Jan. 17  LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Norwegian announced today (Oct 15, 2018) a partnership that sees the award-winning airline named presenting partner of the NBA London Game 2019. The regular-season game will feature the Washington… Read the full press release

Westin Hotels & Resorts announces the opening of its first hotel in Maldives — The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort

The Opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort Signals a New Wave of Well-being on the Tropical Archipelago Oasis Maldives, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Westin Hotels & Resorts today (10/12/2018) announced the anticipated opening of the brand’s first hotel in the Republic of Maldives with the opening of The Westin Maldives Miriandhoo Resort…. Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental, Geneva celebrates the opening of Suite Beauté with the launch of Swiss Beauty & Wellness Experience room package

Hong Kong, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Mandarin Oriental, Geneva has opened a space dedicated to beauty and relaxation at the hotel in partnership with Maison de Beauté Bellefontaine Switzerland. The contemporary Suite Beauté provides a range of exclusive treatments that guests can enjoy, along with everything else the five-star hotel has to offer, when booking its new Swiss Beauty… Read the full press release

CAA publishes new industry guidance on assisting passengers with hidden disabilities

LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today (15 October, 2018) published new industry guidance on assisting passengers with hidden disabilities. The guidance to airlines follows similar advice given to airports in 2016 and has been formulated in association with disability groups. Acknowledging existing good practice by some… Read the full press release

SAS Go travelers can now pre-order premium menus on long haul flights

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS now gives SAS Go travelers the chance to upgrade their dining experience by pre-ordering premium menus on long haul flights. Aiming to further enhance the personalisation of the airlines’ on-board experience, the initiative is also in line with the development of the next generation of traveling and… Read the full press release

The city of Chicago offers free holiday cheers at the Millennium Park Campus

Chicago, IL, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Millennium Park will be the epicenter of holiday cheer in Chicago, featuring your favorite seasonal traditions, Chicago’s official Christmas Tree, ice skating, music, exhibitions, a NEW holiday art market, the Lurie Garden in winter and free family fun. The Millennium Park Campus is comprised of events and attractions… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes All Nippon Airways’ new daily service to Tokyo

Welcome to Vienna: ANA to Launch Daily Flight Service to Tokyo  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — A new long-haul flight connection will be offered from Vienna. All Nippon Airways, Japan’s largest airline, will link Vienna with Tokyo-Haneda Airport starting on February 17, 2019. The new route will be served daily throughout the entire… Read the full press release

Hilton announces the opening of Hilton Taipei Sinban

The region’s first Hilton property marks Hilton’s landmark return to the Taiwan Market SHANGHAI, China, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Hilton (NYSE: HLT) and Hilton Hotels & Resorts today (October 12, 2018) announced the opening of Hilton Taipei Sinban. The opening marks Hilton’s return to the Taiwan market after 15 years, making it New Taipei City’s first international upscale… Read the full press release

20 Anantara properties recognised in the annual 2018 Condé Nast Traveler US Readers’ Choice Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas is thrilled to announce that a total of 20 Anantara properties have been recognised in the annual 2018 Condé Nast Traveler US Readers’ Choice Awards. The magazine represents the most prestigious and highly respected ranking of hotels, as voted for by its discerning readers… Read the full press release