Passenger Aviation

ZeroAvia Completes World First Hydrogen-Electric Passenger Plane Flight

- Leading innovator in the decarbonisation of aviation makes major breakthrough with first hydrogen fuel cell flight of a commercial-size aircraft - ZeroAvia's retrofitted Piper M-class is now the largest hydrogen powered aircraft in the world LONDON, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ZeroAvia, the...

2020-09-25 08:52 2028

Spirit AeroSystems Reinvigorates its Commitment to Aftermarket Presence in Asia

New Partnership with Evergreen Aviation Technologies Corporation and Customer Agreement with EVA Air Expand the Region's Capacity for Growing Fleet Demands and Align with Growth Strategies WICHITA, Kansas, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit AeroSystems (NYSE: SPR) announced today an expansion...

2020-09-24 15:30 3924

Beijing Culture and Tourism Spearheads Post-COVID Travel Recovery with Global Online Strategic Forum: "Restart Travel, Together with Beijing"

BEIJING, Sept. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As the world enters a new era of international travel, Beijing Tourism is leading the way with a two-part online forum series, "Beijing Culture and Tourism Global Online Strategic Forum - Restart Travel, Together withBeijing." Held on 22-23 September 2020, ...

2020-09-18 06:00 2890

Volocopter offers reservations for commercial flights

BERLIN, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At Greentech Festival in Berlin today, Volocopter , the pioneer of Urban Air Mobility (UAM), announced that the world's first public sale for electrical air taxi flight reservations has started. Effective immediately, Volocopte...

2020-09-16 21:30 2132

Istanbul Airport now with its own Museum

ISTANBUL, Aug. 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Istanbul Airport, Turkey's gateway to the world, breaks new grounds with a new airport museum available to all international passengers. The Istanbul Airport Museum will kick off with the "Treasures ofTurkey: Faces of the Throne" exhibition. This elevates t...

2020-08-18 03:34 3224

Thailand launches "Ease Up" a collaborative financial grant for meetings and incentives in anticipation of international travel recovery

BANGKOK, Aug. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) partners 54 hotels and 8 DMCs to roll out a new campaign "Ease Up" featuring a generous financial grant, free airport transfers, free sightseeing and free hotel rooms.

2020-08-03 19:28 2134

Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA) Selects Comarch as its Loyalty Management Technology Provider

KRAKOW, Poland, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudia, the national flag carrier of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and a member of the SkyTeam alliance, has signed a 10-year contract with Comarch(WSE: CMR), a global provider of software-defined products and services for improving business efficiency...

2020-07-28 19:00 2017

Summer Savings on Train Tickets to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam to Celebrate Eurostar Launch on Trip.com

LONDON, July 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Trip.com is marking the launch of Eurostar tickets on its platform with a summer sale offering holiday makers discounts on trips across the channel. In addition to a 5% discount on Eurostar services to Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam, Trip.com is also off...

2020-07-20 18:04 1057

Xsight Systems and Bayanat Engineering Qatar Partner to Deploy RunWize™ FOD Detection Solution at Hamad International Airport

DOHA, Qatar, July 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad International Airport (HIA), awarded Bayanat Engineering Qatar the deployment of Xsight Systems' RunWize™ Foreign Object & Debris (FOD) detection system. HIA is currently ranked as the third best airport in the world by Skytrax World Airport Awards...

2020-07-17 08:00 3159

The World's First CIIE-themed Airplane Launched by CEA Flew to Paris for its First Overseas Flight

SHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- At 5:36 on July 4, local time, the world's first CIIE-themed airplane flew fromShanghai to Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport, performing the airplane's first overseas flight with 245 passengers.

2020-07-10 21:43 1458

Premium Passports Lose Their Shine in a Post-pandemic World

LONDON, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As parts of the globe cautiously begin to open up, the focus is on what travel freedom and global mobility will look like in a post–Covid-19 world. Last week the EU released a list of countries that would be allowed entry into the bloc from 1 July based on hea...

2020-07-07 16:00 1568

Collinson Sets New Airport Lounge Standards in Health and Digital to Spearhead the Safe, Contactless Journey

* Helping to boost traveller confidence and drive a safe and effective recovery for the travel sector post-COVID-19, Collinson introduces a trio of airport lounge initiatives * Collinson's new set of global health and safety standards for airport lounges in the Priority Pass network will furt...

2020-06-24 12:44 718

Collinson Sets New Airport Lounge Standards in Health and Digital to Spearhead the Safe, Contactless Journey

* Helping to boost traveller confidence and drive a safe and effective recovery for the travel sector post-COVID-19, Collinson introduces a trio of airport lounge initiatives * Collinson's new set of global health and safety standards for airport lounges in the Priority Pass network will furt...

2020-06-23 14:20 833

Collinson Sets New Airport Lounge Standards in Health and Digital to Spearhead the Safe, Contactless Journey

* Helping to boost traveller confidence and drive a safe and effective recovery for the travel sector post-COVID-19, Collinson introduces a trio of airport lounge initiatives * Collinson's new set of global health and safety standards for airport lounges in the Priority Pass network will furt...

2020-06-18 15:32 1080

Air France to serve close to 150 destinations this summer, i.e. 80% of its usual network

PARIS, June 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As air traffic picks up, Air France is gradually reinforcing its flight schedule for summer 2020. By the end of June, the flight schedule will represent 20% of the capacity usually deployed over this period.Subject to the lifting of travel restrictions,...

2020-06-17 17:17 771

Solace Supports the Airport Authority Hong Kong in Developing Smart Airport Initiatives

HONG KONG, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Solace, the modern enabler of real-time event-driven data streaming, has been selected by the Airport Authority Hong Kong to develop the Internet of Things (IoT) platform forHong Kong International Airport (HKIA), which can utilize real-time data to enha...

2020-06-16 10:09 969

Hamad International Airport Ranked "Third Best Airport in the World" by SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2020

Qatar's International Airport retains "Best Airport in the Middle East" and "Best Staff Service in the Middle East" Titles DOHA, Qatar, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad International Airport (HIA) has been ranked the "Third Best Airport in the World," among 550 airports worldwide, by the SKYTR...

2020-05-12 03:45 1343

World ATM Congress Honours Maverick Awards 2020 Winners

ALEXANDRIA, Va., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ATCA (the Air Traffic Control Association) and CANSO (the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation) are honoured to announce the winners for the inauguralMaverick Awards presented by World ATM Congress. The Awards — which received over 100 nominat...

2020-03-24 00:30 1582

LunaJets: Demand for Private Jets Services is Skyrocketing Due to Coronavirus

GENEVA, March 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The effects of Coronavirus are being felt across the travel industry—but as commercial aviation is hit hard, the private jet industry is booming with inquiries. As Coronavirus causes drops in flight bookings, many commercial airlines announced cuts in their...

2020-03-13 03:31 1669

Axiom Space plans first-ever fully private human spaceflight mission to International Space Station

HOUSTON, March 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Axiom Space announced it is planning history's first fully private human spaceflight to the International Space Station. Axiom has signed a contract with SpaceX for a Crew Dragon flight which will transport a commander professionally trained by Axiom ...

2020-03-06 03:26 1515
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