Pittsburgh International Airport to host “First Time Flyers” course on Dec. 17

PITTSBURGH, 2016-Dec-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Pittsburgh International Airport announces the launch of “First Time Flyers,” a program that will take new or infrequent air travelers from the booking process through boarding an aircraft. The course will be available from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 17 at Pittsburgh International Airport. Course attendees will… Read the full press release

Katara Hospitality and Marriott International launch Tahseen hospitality training programme

Marriott International Leadership Development Programme created in response to rising need for Qatari leaders and managers within the hospitality industry   Doha, Qatar, 2016-Dec-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Katara Hospitality, the leading hotel owner, developer and operator based in Qatar, and Marriott International today announced the launch of Tahseen hospitality training programme, a unique initiative… Read the full press release

Mario DiDomizio Excellence in Education Scholarship announced at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, 2016-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Leading travel retailer Hudson Group CEO Joe DiDomizio and American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) President and CEO Todd Hauptli today announced the creation of the Mario DiDomizio Excellence in Education Scholarship, to be awarded annually to deserving sons and daughters of Hudson Group employees who are… Read the full press release

South African Airways: recruitment scam inviting young people to apply for cabin crew training programme

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) would like to warn members of the public of the re-emergence of a recruitment scam inviting young people to apply for cabin crew training programme. This appears to be yet another attempt by criminals to prey on unsuspecting members of the public. “There is… Read the full press release

GBTA launches its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB

Partnership Officially Launches in May 2017 with Inaugural Joint Conference in Sydney Alexandria, VA , 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – is pleased to announce the launch of its operations in Australia and New Zealand in partnership with btTB…. Read the full press release

Applications now open for Cathay Dragon Aviation Certificate Programme 2017

Applications now open for Cathay Dragon Aviation Certificate Programme 2017   HONG KONG, 2016-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Dragon Aviation Certificate Programme (CDACP), the newly renamed flagship initiative under the Cathay Dragon Youth Aviation Academy, offers young people an invaluable learning opportunity to explore the fascinating multi-faceted world of aviation over a period… Read the full press release

Cessna announces second aircraft in Citation Longitude flight test program successfully completed its first flight

Cessna announces second aircraft in Citation Longitude flight test program successfully completed its first flight   WICHITA, Kan., 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (NOVEMBER 21, 2016) announced that the second aircraft in the Citation Longitude flight test program has successfully… Read the full press release

Cessna Aircraft Company announces university partners for the 2017 Top Hawk program

Cessna Aircraft Company announces university partners for the 2017 Top Hawk program   WICHITA, Kan., 2016-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (NOVEMBER 21, 2016) announced it has selected the following university partners for the 2017 Top Hawk program: Eastern Kentucky University,… Read the full press release

Oryx International School: Qatar Airways opens a premium education facility dedicated to its employees’ children

DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has officially opened its new Oryx International School, a premium education facility dedicated to the children of the airline’s employees. The school reflects Qatar Airways’ commitment to its staff, by ensuring both employees and their children receive the first-class training and education needed to excel…. Read the full press release

London City Airport holds ‘STEM in Aviation’ Day to help encourage the next generation of STEM professionals

LONDON, 2016-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 100 students from 11 schools in Essex and London met on Thursday 3 November at London’s ExCel Centre to discover more about science, technology, engineering and maths-based (STEM) careers, including aviation. The ‘STEM in Aviation’ Day was organised by London City Airport in partnership with the East London… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines and ATP Flight School promote airline pilot career through its Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement

ATLANTA, 2016-Oct-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines (“ExpressJet”) and ATP Flight School (“ATP”) today (October 17, 2016) announced a Tuition Reimbursement Program agreement, which promotes the airline pilot career by making it more financially obtainable and providing a direct path to become a pilot at ExpressJet. Per the agreement, graduates of ATP’s Career Pilot… Read the full press release

Dresden Airport to host series of travel lectures starting November

Together with Diamir Erlebnisreisen and our caterers ElbeZeit, starting in November Dresden Airport is putting on a series of travel lectures that are guaranteed to spark your wanderlust. Food inspired by the various destinations will be served during the talks. DRESDEN, Germany, 2016-Oct-21 — /Travel PR News/ — For the première on 7 November, speaker… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean announces finalists for the search of Godmother of Harmony of the Seas

MIAMI, 2016-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — After receiving nearly one thousand motivating and heartfelt nominations from across South Florida, three standout candidates have been selected as finalists in Royal Caribbean International’s search for an educator who is inspiring the next generation to dream big, think differently and challenge the status quo. On Oct. 24, one… Read the full press release

State of Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Silver Airways partner to find solutions for the national professional pilot supply shortage

DAYTONA BEACH, FL, 2016-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — In a continuing effort to find solutions for the national professional pilot supply shortage, as well as support Florida’s aviation economy and future, the State of Florida, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Florida’s hometown airline Silver Airways are partnering to offer financial assistance, additional training opportunities and a… Read the full press release

‘INNovation Room’: Park Inn® by Radisson launches international campaign to cultivate creativity among hotel management school students

BRUSSELS, 2016-Sep-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Nine of the leading hotel management schools gathered in Manchester, England, last weekend for the launch of an international campaign from Park Inn® by Radisson that aims to drive innovation around the company’s guest experience whilst supporting the Youth Career Initiative (YCI) for young people at risk of unemployment…. Read the full press release

Adventure Travel Trade Association’s AdventureEDU to host two-day training event for Swedish adventure travel businesses

Seattle, WA, 2016-Sep-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The Adventure Travel Trade Association’s AdventureEDU educators will travel to Västmanland, Sweden, November 15 – 16, 2016, to lead a two-day training event for Swedish adventure travel businesses. Recognizing the sophisticated nature of the participants, the educators engaged for the event include some of the industry’s best-regarded and… Read the full press release

ICAO, IATA and ACI partner to host 25th AVSEC World Conference, 25-27 October 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Critical Security Challenges Top Agenda GENEVA, 2016-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA), The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and Airports Council International (ACI) have joined forces to address evolving aviation security risks with integrated solutions. Key topics such as securing landside spaces at airports, information sharing among governments, managing the… Read the full press release

President University to host PATA Youth Symposium at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition, BSD-Serpong, Indonesia on September 8, 2016

BANGKOK, 2016-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Human Capital Development Committee will organise a PATA Youth Symposium on the afternoon of Thursday, September 8, 2016, generously hosted by President University at the Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE), BSD-Serpong, Indonesia. Under the theme ‘Young Entrepreneurs Role in Tourism’s Future’, the Symposium takes place on the first day of PATA… Read the full press release

Cessna Aircraft Company announces partnership with Pan Am International Flight Academy

SINGAPORE, 2016-Sep-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced during the Asia Pacific Airline Training Symposium (APATS), that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Pan Am International Flight Academy. The agreement provides that Pan Am will purchase new, non-complex, single engine… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group to start training more than 250 apprentices and 1,400 flight attendants across Germany this summer

A total of more than 250 apprentices and 1,400 flight attendants across Germany are to start this summer Frankfurt, Germany, 2016-Aug-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Once again, this summer 150 apprentices will start their professional careers in Frankfurt with the Lufthansa Group, the largest employer in the German state of Hesse. The training of young… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines and United Flight Systems announce Preferred School Program partnership

ATLANTA, 2016-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines (“ExpressJet”) is excited to announce a partnership agreement with United Flight Systems to offer qualified students a pathway to secure a first officer position at the airline. This new partnership provides currently enrolled students or student instructors at smaller flight training programs the same incentives as their… Read the full press release

PATA pledges to further strengthen commitment to young tourism professionals in 2017

BANGKOK, 2016-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — In line with the United Nations (UN) General Assembly’s adoption of 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) will have a primary focus on the ‘Young Tourism Professional’ (YTP) in 2017. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy has pledged to further strengthen PATA’s… Read the full press release

Cessna Aircraft Company delivers new Cessna Skyhawk 172 to Kent State University

OSHKOSH, Wis., 2016-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today delivered a new Cessna Skyhawk 172 as part of an agreement recently signed withKent State University. The multi-year agreement includes initial purchase of a new Skyhawk aircraft, product support, training and Kent State’s… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation to provide factory-direct training to Cessna and Beechcraft piston aircraft customers

OSHKOSH, Wis., 2016-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture that all Cessna and Beechcraft piston aircraft customers purchasing new aircraft can now receive factory-direct training from a team of experienced instructor pilots specializing in the company’s piston product line. “This… Read the full press release

Aeroflot held its third InstaMeet with popular Russian Instagrammers at Aeromar

Moscow, 2016-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has held an InstaMeet with popular Russian Instagrammers at Aeromar, an Aeroflot subsidiary and leader in airline catering. As part of the #trainingAeroflotFood project, Instagrammers had the opportunity to visit an area that is usually closed to the public to taste the top-rated dishes on Aeroflot’s new business-class… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport Company announces partnership with Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management

Brussels Airport Company and Solvay Brussels School of Economics & Management have entered into a partnership with a view to fostering exchanges between them. The aim: to give future managers first-hand experience of the world of business and immerse them in a very complex environment. This partnership also underlines the importance and attractiveness of Brussels… Read the full press release

South African Airways celebrates Youth Month with activities aimed at stimulating interest in aviation as a career option

JOHANNESBURG, 2016-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways, the South African national carrier, celebrates Youth Month with a number of activities aimed at stimulating interest in aviation as a career option. The national carrier’s workforce is a young one, with almost 47% of employees under the age of 40 and almost 30% aged between… Read the full press release

Etihad Flight College takes delivery of its first Phenom 100E from Embraer Executive Jets

São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2016-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Embraer Executive Jets has delivered the first Phenom 100E to Etihad Flight College, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates. The aircraft arrived yesterday in the city of Al Ain, base of the flight school established to train… Read the full press release

Stagecoach joins forces with the Freight Transport Association to develop training course to further improve safety standards

New inspection training course aims to further improve safety standards and vehicle reliability PERTH, SCOTLAND, 2016-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Transport operator Stagecoach has joined forces with the Freight Transport Association (FTA) to develop a bespoke training course which aims to further improve safety standards and vehicle reliability. The new inspection training course will be… Read the full press release

Silver Airways and Frontier Airlines enter into pilot hiring partnership as part of the Frontier Career Pilot Program

Mutually beneficial relationship facilitates pilot career path needs Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2016-Jun-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways and Frontier Airlines have entered into a pilot hiring partnership to facilitate pilot career path needs. Scheduled to launch in June as part of the Frontier Career Pilot Program, the mutually beneficial relationship is designed to remove… Read the full press release