easyJet Launches Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme to Encourage Diversity in Aviation

easyJet reopens applications for 200 aspiring pilots to join its 2024 Generation easyJet Pilot Training Programme, as part of drive for 1000 new pilots to join the airline by 2028 With only 6% of pilots worldwide being women easyJet has been working to tackle stereotypes and misconceptions about the job and encourage more women to… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport Achieves Top-Level Carbon Accreditation, Paving the Way for Environmental Sustainability

(IN SHORT) Budapest Airport has reached a significant milestone in environmental sustainability by achieving level 4+ “Transition” in the Airport Carbon Accreditation program, becoming the first airport in Central Europe to attain this certification. This accomplishment reflects the airport’s commitment to offsetting its direct carbon emissions and collaborating with partners to reduce overall emissions. By… Read the full press release

Swissport’s Checkport Unveils MatchBox: A Digital Solution for Document Verification

(IN SHORT) Swissport subsidiary Checkport has introduced MatchBox, a digital tool designed to verify travel documents during passengers’ online check-in processes. MatchBox ensures passengers possess all required documents before boarding passes are issued, thereby preventing inadmissible passengers (INAD) and saving airlines millions in fines annually. By seamlessly integrating with airlines’ online check-in systems, MatchBox not… Read the full press release

Global Travel Leaders Unite to Combat Biodiversity Loss

WTTC, UN Tourism and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance join forces to support Nature Positive Tourism (IN SHORT) On Earth Day 2024, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), the World Tourism Organization (UN Tourism), and the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance unveiled “Nature Positive Travel & Tourism in Action,” a groundbreaking joint report aimed at halting and… 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

British Airways Resumes Daily Flights to Abu Dhabi, Strengthening UAE-UK Connections

(IN SHORT) British Airways has resumed its daily flights to Abu Dhabi, marking a significant milestone after a four-year hiatus. Operating a Boeing 787-9 aircraft, the airline now offers year-round service from London Heathrow to Abu Dhabi, bolstering connections between the UAE and the UK. The daily flight schedule promises enhanced connectivity for travelers, whether… Read the full press release

The Chapman’s Challenge 2024 is About to Unleash an Explosive Weekend on Pangkor Laut Resort

New York, USA, 2024-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Circle May 10 to 12, 2024, on your calendar and brace yourself for an adrenaline-packed experience as Pangkor Laut Resort in Malaysia transforms into the ultimate playground for thrill-seekers! This year’s Chapman’s Challenge, it’s sixth edition; will be a heart-pounding spectacle with up to 70 participants,… Read the full press release