Passenger Aviation

The Future of Airport Security: Passenger Screening Transitioning Into an Invisible Process

MOUNTAIN VIEW, California, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Automation and pre-processing are reducing the physical interaction with travelers during airport passenger screening. This is the first step toward a future in which the passenger screening process will become unintrusive. An assortment of...

2015-09-01 21:30 2094

Hong Kong Airlines Starts First Codeshare with Air Mauritius

HONG KONG, Sept. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong Airlines, an internationally-acclaimed Skytrax 4-star airline, and Air Mauritius, the flag carrier ofMauritius and also a Skytrax 4-star airline, entered a codeshare agreement today to provide travellers with enhanced connections toMauritius. Un...

2015-09-01 16:28 2489

Aeroflot Announces 1H 2015 IFRS Financial Results

MOSCOW, Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeroflot Group ("the Group", Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) today published its consolidated interim financial statements for the six months ended30 June 2015, in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswir...

2015-08-31 19:13 2152

Air China to Commence Beijing-Mumbai Nonstop

BEIJING, Aug. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China will commence Beijing-Mumbai nonstop service onOctober 25, 2015. As the forthcoming only service from Mainland China toMumbai, it will spare passengers departing from Beijing for Mumbai the trouble of having to make a detour by transferring in Hong...

2015-08-19 16:27 2549

Scoot Soars In NetSuite Cloud

SAN MATEO, Calif. and SINGAPORE, Aug. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NetSuite Inc. (NYSE: N), the industry's leading provider ofcloud -based financials /ERP ...

2015-08-18 08:00 2440

Eagerly Anticipated Independent Airport Lounge Opens at London Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Collinson Group, owners of Priority Pass, and Swissport, the world's largest aviation services provider, today announced the opening of the first independent, shared use lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 5. 'Aspire, the Lounge and Spa at LHR T5' will be join...

2015-08-05 08:00 2341

Xiamen Airlines Launches Xiamen-Amsterdam Route

XIAMEN, China and AMSTERDAM, July 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 26, Xiamen Airlines officially launched the carrier's very first intercontinental route, theXiamen-Amsterdam route. The new route marks a key milestone in the airline's implementation of its globalization strategy.

2015-07-28 09:13 2784

Brand New B737-800 Joins Aeroflot Fleet

MOSCOW, July 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeroflot took delivery of its 10th B737-800 Next Generation aircraft made by Boeing. The plane is named in honour of Sergey Ozhegov, a Russian linguist, lexicographer, Doctor of Philological Sciences and the author of the Russian Language Dictionary.    ...

2015-07-02 22:39 2596

Sabre Completes Acquisition of Abacus International

SINGAPORE, July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) today announced that it has completed the acquisition ofAbacus International , the leading global distribution system (GDS) in theAsia Pacific region. "The addition of Ab...

2015-07-01 16:00 3174

Air Cargo Industry Witnesses One of the Largest Systems Switch-over

FRANKFURT, Germany, June 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lufthansa Cargo Takes a Big Leap Forward in its IT Legacy Migration Project The Air cargo industry witnessed a defining moment when Lufthansa Cargo went live with IBS' iCargo IT solution at 120 stations in its network, including the three hubs -...

2015-06-30 10:00 2516

Aeroflot Congratulates SkyTeam on 15th Anniversary

MOSCOW, June 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam, the global airline alliance of which Aeroflot is pleased to be a member, is celebrating its 15th birthday. SkyTeam was founded on 22 June 2000 by four major air carriers: Aeromexico, Air France, Delta and Korean Air. Over the past 15 years, it has ev...

2015-06-25 01:59 2125

China Aircraft Leasing Group Delivers its 50th Aircraft

TIANJIN, China, June 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited ("CALC" or the "Group", stock code: 01848.HK), the largest independent operating aircraft lessor inChina, delivered a new A320-200 aircraft to Sichuan Airlines at the facilities of Airbus in Tianjin, China...

2015-06-21 12:00 3168

Skytrax Names Aeroflot Best Airline in Eastern Europe for the Fourth Time

MOSCOW, June 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- JSC Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) has, for the fourth time, been named Best Airline inEastern Europe at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2015. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150618/224173

2015-06-19 01:25 3175

CALC Orders PurePower(R) Engines for A320neo Aircraft

PARIS and HONG KONG, June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited ("CALC"; stock code: 01848.HK), the largest independent operating aircraft lessor inChina, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to power 18 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower e...

2015-06-18 10:42 3049

CALC Orders PurePower(R) Engines for A320neo Aircraft

PARIS and HONG KONG, June 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited ("CALC"; stock code: 01848.HK), the largest independent operating aircraft lessor inChina, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to power 18 Airbus A320neo aircraft with Pratt & Whitney PurePower e...

2015-06-17 21:32 3035

New Airshow Comes to China

PARIS, June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At the International Paris Airshow today, representatives from the Sichuan Provincial Government and Deyang Municipal People's Government ofChina revealed plans to host a new biennial international airshow in the province. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/...

2015-06-16 16:00 2179

Air China to Commence Hangzhou-Bangkok, Hangzhou-Osaka Services This Summer

BEIJING, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to commence Hangzhou- Bangkok nonstop service on June 12, 2015 and Hangzhou-Osaka nonstop service on July 1, making it much easier for passengers from Hangzhou to fly to these two distinctive destinations. The demand for travel from east China...

2015-06-08 17:13 1818

Amadeus and Hutchison-Priceline Travel Sign Strategic Partnership

HONG KONG, June 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amadeus and Hutchison-Priceline (Travel) Ltd. recently announced the signing of a strategic agreement that marks the 9th anniversary of collaboration between the two companies. Under the contract, Hutchison-Priceline's online travel agency, priceline.com.h...

2015-06-08 14:47 2511

Turkish Airlines Wins Favorite YouTube Ad of the Past Decade

ISTANBUL, June 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ad became instant hit, receiving more than 25 million views within first three days  Turkish Airlines announced today that it has been awarded the "Your Favorite" YouTube ad of the past decade with its selfie shootout video, as part of YouTube's 10years o...

2015-06-04 21:27 2161

Value Retail Expands Travel Partnerships in China to Offer More Benefits for International Guests

SHANGHAI, June 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New alliance with China Eastern, partnership with Ctrip, and food, art and fashion during Expo Milano 2015 will cater to Chinese tourists   Value Retail - the creator and operator of the Village Collection, ten luxury outlet shopping Villages acrossEurope ...

2015-06-03 02:23 2738
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