Aer Lingus announces its 2022 Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering Apprentice Scheme

10 places on offer for the 2022 Apprentice Scheme The Aer Lingus Apprentice Scheme is a four year programme run in conjunction with SOLAS in Shannon and TUD in Dublin Aer Lingus reiterates its commitment to supporting female talent Dublin, Ireland, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Aer Lingus has today (13 June, 2022) launched its 2022 Aircraft… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and GE Aviation launch ‘Leadership, Future and Culture’ training programme

National Senior Managers of Qatar Airways attended the specialised one-week training programme in New York GE’s facilities Doha, Qatar, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and GE Aviation have joined forces to launch a customised training programme under the name ‘Leadership, Future and Culture’ (LFC). National Senior Managers of Qatar Airways attended this… Read the full press release

Swissport signs partnership with Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2022-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Swissport has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Mohammed VI International Academy of Civil Aviation, further strengthening the global aviation services company’s commitment to the education and training of future aviation professionals and leaders in the MEA region. On May 13, Swissport entered into a Cooperation… Read the full press release

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Save the Children Dominican Republic launch a new challenge in support of young people throughout Central America and the Caribbean

Americas, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and Save the Children Dominican Republic have launched a new challenge to promote the development of educational ideas and experiences through the tourism sector in Central America and the Caribbean. The challenge seeks innovative and technological proposals in ‘Early Stage’ development that offer new educational… Read the full press release

Emirates enhances customer experiences with new hospitality-based strategy

One of the biggest people, process, and product initiatives ever implemented at the airline, the new strategy touches on all aspects of service design, development, and learning, and will empower frontline teams to deliver a consistent experience The Emirates Hospitality principles which underpin the strategy, were created in partnership with the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne… Read the full press release

NBAA encourages students on career options business aviation has to offer during Business Aviation Career Days

Washington DC, USA, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — As more colleges and universities offer aviation career days, NBAA has an opportunity to reach more students around the country to inform them about the many career options business aviation has to offer. “The opportunity to directly interact with aviation students allows NBAA staff to plant… Read the full press release

NBAA completes inaugural class of its Safety Manager Certificate Program

Washington DC, USA, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) announced the completion of the inaugural class of its Safety Manager Certificate Program, and has opened registration for the second cycle of this comprehensive introductory-level training program. Created by the NBAA Safety Committee in partnership with Advanced Aircrew Academy, Convergent… Read the full press release

easyJet announces return of its Fearless Flyer course to help nervous flyers take control and overcome their fears

Courses now available to book to help aerophobics overcome their fear of flying Ground course now available in a brand new virtual, online format Flight experiences available from 6 UK airports New VIP package now available, including a dedicated Captain to guide you through the experience flight day London, UK, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Boeing supports Yale Center for Natural Carbon Capture’s research with $10 million commitment

Company to support the Center’s work to conduct groundbreaking research with a five-year, $10 million contribution Boeing joins inaugural Center supporter FedEx as well as Southwest Airlines in supporting the study of natural carbon capture CHICAGO, IL, 2022-Apr-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: B.A.] today (April 21, 2022) announced its support of an… Read the full press release

Blue Islands announces latest Freedom to Fly course

Jersey, Guernsey, 2022-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Blue Islands has welcomed the third cohort of 2022 on its latest Freedom to Fly course; the free course seeks to help those inhibited by the surprisingly common fear of flying, by combining technical insights, with behavioural change training and culminating in an experience flight around the… Read the full press release

Viking® and University of Cambridge establish new Professorship to advance research in polar environmental science

New Fund Builds on Existing Partnership and Will Create First-Ever Professorship at the Scott Polar Research Institute Los Angeles, CA, 2022-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Viking® (www.viking.com) today (April 14, 2022) announced it has partnered with the University of Cambridge to establish a new Professorship aimed at advancing research in the field of polar environmental… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific collaborates with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University as it relaunches its Cadet Pilot training programme

Hong Kong’s home carrier is looking to recruit and train more than 800 local cadet pilots by 2025 HongKong, China, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is relaunching its Cadet Pilot training programme in a new collaboration with the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) that aims to further enhance Hong Kong’s reputation as a… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates women in aviation with Emirates Flight Training Academy’s first international cadet pilot to graduate

Young Bahraini aviator’s inspirational journey highlights the importance of female role models in aviation Dubai, UAE, 2022-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The story of Bayan Al Turabi, Emirates Flight Training Academy’s first international cadet pilot to graduate, is one that celebrates women in aviation, and highlights the importance of female role models. Bayan’s inspirational… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport welcomes four young firefighter apprentices

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Feb-22 — /Travel PR News/ — The sky’s the limit for four young men from Northern Ireland as they land dream roles at George Best Belfast City Airport as firefighting apprentices. Conor Finch, Damien Wisdom, Jack Leathem, and Cole McClelland fought off stiff competition from over 200 applicants to secure their positions… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines’ “AIRcelerate” training program enters fourth round; now open for applications

Eight young talents for AIRcelerate study program wanted Applications now open until 20 April 2022 Dual aviation management bachelor’s degree program with practical assignments starting in September 2022 Austrian Airlines COO Francesco Sciortino: “With AIRcelerate, we offer young talents the optimal framework to become competent and experienced aviation managers.” Vienna, Austria, 2022-Feb-17 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines partners with ATP Flight School, the nation’s largest flight school

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) today (Feb. 10, 2022) announced its partnership with the nation’s largest flight school, Jacksonville-based ATP Flight School. The new Spirit Direct Program will expand the carrier’s pipeline of highly skilled, professional pilots to include ATP’s more than 2,000 qualified students and flight instructors. It also provides… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport launches engineering Apprenticeship Programme for 2022

London, UK, 2022-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has launched its prestigious engineering Apprenticeship Programme for 2022, with applications open from today (07/02/2022) to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week. As Gatwick celebrates its 45th year of the Apprenticeship Programme, the airport is on the hunt for four new Technical Apprentices in Engineering Mechatronics Maintenance… Read the full press release

IATA and Carleton University team up to launch the Professional Certificate in Air Transport Principles and Policy

Montreal, Canada, 2022-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is partnering with Carleton University’s School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) in Ottawa, Canada, to launch the Professional Certificate in Air Transport Principles and Policy. The online, instructor-led program is aimed at both public policy makers and aviation professionals and will be delivered… Read the full press release

easyJet announces plans to here 1000 new pilots with an ad campaign focused on challenging gendered stereotypes

New ad campaign is designed to attract more diverse candidates and challenge stereotypes about becoming an airline pilot easyJet is re-launching its ‘Generation easyJet Pilot Training’ programme for the first time in two years since the start the Covid-19 pandemic A parent, former gymnast and DJ, who are also real life easyJet pilots, are the… Read the full press release

Children’s newspaper First News made available to all UK passengers onboard easyJet

easyJet is partnering with award-winning children’s newspaper First News, offering all UK passengers a free subscription to the digital newspaper when they fly The offer will be available to passengers from 7th February in time for February half-term, to keep kids engaged and entertained on board  Thousands of families are set to jet off this half… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport: Bookings are now open for the Runway Visitor Park’s Flight Academy for kids

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme is back over February Half Term Programme gives youngsters a chance to sit in the cockpit of a real aircraft and see the roles that keep the airport running in action ‘Midweek Madness’ short tours of Concorde from just £5 also available on Wednesday 16th February and Thursday 24th February,  All day parking just… Read the full press release

UNWTO, IE University and the Government of the Dominican Republic announce 300 tourism education scholarships

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and IE University continue to build on their shared commitment to nurturing tourism talent and promoting accessible education with the announcement of new scholarships to the UNWTO Online Academy. In line with the Organization’s focus on expanding access to training and skills development, and in close… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality takes proactive, zero-tolerance stance on human trafficking through awareness, training and response program

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality, the parent company of the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands, is committed to doing its part to end human trafficking in all forms and to help increase awareness of this global crime as the nation recognizes Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January. “There is… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks new talents for its Apprenticeship training in 2022

Five future talents wanted for mechatronics apprenticeship in production technology – apply until 13 February 2022 Home carrier educates its own junior staff since 25 years COO Francesco Sciortino: “Apprenticeship training is a valuable investment in the next generation and offers young people perspectives for their professional lives”. Vienna, Austria, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

MGTO announces launch of Sign Language eLearning Program

Macao, China, 2021-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Power in Our Hands – The Greater Bay Area Sign Language Community Outreach eLearning Program” was launched today (29 November). Members of the travel trade can start learning online through the link at Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO)’s Macao Tourism Industry Net, leveraging the convenient e-platform to… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines Berhad and UCSI Group to invest in future workforce through educational programmes

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) and UCSI Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build a robust talent ecosystem and enhancing the skills and capabilities of the workforce for greater economic development of the country. The MoU was signed between Chief Executive Officer of UCSI… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC)

The pledge funds research and technological advancements aimed at reducing net greenhouse gas emissions DALLAS, TX, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced a $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC) to research technological advancements and find new solutions to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. The pledge will also… Read the full press release

CLT Airport’S 14th Runway 5K raised more than $34,800 for Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College

Charlotte, North Carolina, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 14th Runway 5K raised more than $34,800 for CLT’s Airport Opportunity Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College. The scholarship was created in 2018 to help promote careers in aviation as well as economic opportunities in Charlotte. Over the past four years, six students from Charlotte… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport will host special STEM week in December across schools in Sussex

London, UK, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 300 schoolchildren across Sussex are to be engaged in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) initiatives by staff from Gatwick Airport, in the build-up to the airport’s engineering STEM week in December. Students from schools including Woodlands Meed in Burgess Hill, St Wilfrid’s in Crawley, The… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways launches in-flight children’s activity pack to educate future generation on preserving and protecting the environment

Fiji’s National Airline to hand out books and activity packs for children to foster a more sustainable future Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways is excited to announce the launch of Our Ocean, Our Life; an in-flight children’s activity pack and series of books dedicated to educating the future generation on the… Read the full press release