Port of Oakland now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer College Internship Program

Internship opportunities in aviation, engineering, social responsibility and other professional fields Oakland, Calif., 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland is recruiting for its 2018 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, students apply for paid internships in a variety of fields at the Port. Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 2,… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces educational ‘Cool Aeronautics’ events for primary schools

Gatwick continues to invest in STEM events and local skills Airport gives tours, talks and opportunities to participate in aircraft challenges Free to register school events form part of Gatwick’s wider education strategy  LONDON, UK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has partnered with the Gatwick Aviation Museum and the Royal Aeronautical Society… Read the full press release

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand

PATA announces the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on March 14 in Bangkok, Thailand   BANGKOK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), supported by the Global Peace Foundation and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), will organise the Asia Pacific Youth & Sustainable Tourism Workshop on… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines in search for fifteen technical apprentices and five office clerk trainees

Fifteen technical apprentices and five office clerk trainees are needed  Training commences on September 3, 2018  47 apprentices are currently undergoing training at Austrian Airlines  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year Austrian Airlines trains a large number of apprentices in different areas of the company. The field of aircraft engineering is… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo earns the Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme (QEP) accreditation

Cargo carrier recognised for operating Envirotainer containers compliant with Good Distribution Practice  DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has received the Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme (QEP) accreditation at five of its destinations: Amsterdam, Basel, Paris, Chicago, and its hub, Doha, Qatar…. Read the full press release

easyJet sees significant increase in registrations for its Amy Johnson initiative

easyJet sees significant increase in registrations for its Amy Johnson initiative   LUTON, UK, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the airing of the two part ITV documentary, easyJet: Inside the Cockpit, easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has seen a significant increase in interest from budding pilots to its careers website. Visits to its careers page at easyJet.com… Read the full press release

The AAAE Foundation launches new scholarship program focused on innovation and entrepreneurship

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The AAAE Foundation today announced the creation of a new scholarship program for AAAE members focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship. The scholarship will provide one annual $10,000 scholarship to an AAAE individual airport member seeking an MBA, Executive MBA or for certain Executive Education programs focusing on… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches new pilot recruitment program with universities across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today announced a new pilot recruitment program designed to provide the best and brightest aviation students with a flying start to their career. The “Qantas Future Pilot Program” has been designed in collaboration with five universities across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, and is open… Read the full press release

Iberia appoints FTEJerez as the official flight training provider of its future pilots

FTEJerez selected by the Spanish flag carrier as their ab initio flight training provider. MADRID, Spain, 2017-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — In this new Mentored Airline Pilot Scheme, selected candidates will commence their training at FTEJerez early in 2018 joining FTE’s AFOP (Airline First Officer Programme). Following 62 weeks of training in Jerez, the graduates… Read the full press release

Royal Jordanian Airlines selects Boeing to provide its 787 flight training

Five-year contract will provide comprehensive 787 pilot training DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2017-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Royal Jordanian Airlines today announced at the 2017 Dubai Air Show the carrier has selected Boeing to provide its 787 flight training. Under the five-year strategic agreement, Boeing will provide Royal Jordanian with a… Read the full press release

14 aspiring engineers join easyJet’s 2017 Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship

26 months classroom and on the job training leads to a recognised engineering qualification easyJet employment with package up to £30,000 on offer for graduates of the programme LONDON, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has welcomed 14 aspiring engineers to its 2017 Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship intake, following a record number of… Read the full press release

Los Angeles World Airports and Los Angeles Unified School District host second annual LAX Aviation Career Day

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today, more than 750 local high school students were introduced to careers in the aviation industry at the second annual LAX Aviation Career Day hosted by Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) and Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The event occurred at the LAX’s Flight Path Museum… Read the full press release

FACE-UP competition: IATA calls on graduates to present their thesis on air transport logistics

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched FACE-UP –  a competition for recent graduates to present their thesis at the 2018 World Cargo Symposium(WCS) in Dallas, USA. To be eligible, graduates must have a thesis topic about air transport logistics (e.g. air cargo, supply chain management, mobility, IT… Read the full press release

Bombardier to host 21st edition of Safety Standdown USA, October 31- November 2, 2017 in Wichita, Kansas

Bombardier demonstrates industry leadership through Safety Standdown program A pillar in the aviation community, Safety Standdown promotes safety culture, continuing education and professionalism in aviation Premier aviation safety seminar open to all aircraft operators free of charge      More than 10 new workshops to cover a range of topics linked to theme of ‘Intentionally Safe’… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017

British Airways welcomes more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017   London, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is welcoming more than 1,000 students as part of Work Experience Month 2017. Students will get to experience the airline’s world class facilities and speak to colleagues at its engineering bases… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces new series of monthly live broadcasts for schools via its ‘Learn Live’ education programme

10 new broadcasts scheduled throughout the academic year Gatwick Airport set to reach more than 16,000 school children via its innovative online education portal Builds the airport’s commitment to investing in future careers at the airport  LONDON, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is announcing a new series of monthly live broadcasts specially… Read the full press release

PATA holds successful Global Insights Conference 2017

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2017-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The highly acclaimed annual PATA Global Insights Conference was once again a resounding success with nearly 200 delegates hearing from high profile speakers representing major international brands such as Boeing, Microsoft and TripAdvisor. Under the theme ‘R U Future Ready’ and with the support of Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company provides educational and professional platform to future leaders in the aviation industry

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2017-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Under the patronage of His Excellency Engineer Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed, Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications, a ceremony to mark the launch of Bahrain Airport Company’s Tahleeq 2 capacity building programme was held at the Grove Hotel. The ceremony was attended by Tamkeen’s Chief Executive Dr. Ebrahim Janahi… Read the full press release

Stagecoach recognises outstanding UK Bus apprentices

Perth, Scotland, 2017-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Stagecoach’s top UK Bus apprentices have been recognised at the company’s 13th annual Apprentice of the Year Awards. Ten bus engineering apprentices were awarded for their outstanding performance at the company’s largest ever awards ceremony at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium in Manchester. The winners received cash prizes and… Read the full press release

CDA and CFD announce investment to provide new and improved training for firefighters training at O’Hare International Airport

CHICAGO, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the Chicago Fire Department (CFD) today (08/15/2017) announced an investment to provide new and improved training for firefighters training at O’Hare International Airport. New construction of a state-of-the-art large frame aircraft simulator will not only deliver technology enhancements to the fire… Read the full press release

CAA and GASCo jointly developed training package targeting infringing pilots

LONDON, 2017-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Pilots who infringe airspace in the UK may now be asked to attend a safety awareness course, it was announced today (1 August, 2017). The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and the General Aviation Safety Council (GASCo) have jointly developed a unique training package targeting infringing pilots. The… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation: ATP Flight School ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft

Textron Aviation: ATP Flight School ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft   OSHKOSH, Wis., 2017-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (JULY 28, 2017) announced at the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture that ATP Flight School has ordered 15 Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft. With the addition of these aircraft,… Read the full press release

Jeppesen to provide its navigation and electronic flight bag services to University of North Dakota

Student pilots and operations staff to ready themselves for careers using Jeppesen data and flight information OSHKOSH, Wis., 2017-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — EAA AIRVENTURE — Today (July 27, 2017), Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, announced a three-year service agreement with the University of North Dakota Department of Aviation to provide the school with… Read the full press release

Additional Challenger 300 aircraft simulator now available at Bombardier’s Dallas Training Centre

Bombardier Challenger 300 series aircraft are the best-selling business jets of the last decade More than 5,300 pilots and technicians have received training from Bombardier’s Montreal and Dallas training centres in 2016 – a total of 34,400 hours of flight and technical training Montréal, Canada, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Bombardier announced today (July 24, 2017) that… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean International launches new online travel agent training program – Royal Caribbean University

Global Cruise Line Introduces Redesigned Online Education Platform for Travel Agents MIAMI, 2017-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Enrollment is now open. Royal Caribbean International has launched an entirely new online travel agent training program – Royal Caribbean University (RCU).  The comprehensive platform offers professionals a highly visual, interactive and mobile-friendly approach to online learning, where they can reinforce… Read the full press release

John Glenn Columbus International Airport to offer free fear-of-flying workshop on Aug. 26, 2017

COLUMBUS, 2017-Jun-28 — /Travel PR News/ — John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) will offer a free workshop for individuals who face anxiety or fear related to flying. Facing Takeoff, a first-step approach to overcoming flight anxiety, is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 26, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at CMH and will provide an introduction to… Read the full press release

Qantas: the startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program announced

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced the inaugural group of startups and scaleups selected to participate in the AVRO Accelerator program. Designed in partnership with leading corporate accelerator Slingshot, AVRO gives entrepreneurs the chance to work with Qantas Group business units to develop, incubate and scale their businesses. Six start up… Read the full press release

The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre to help develop the new approach of Qantas to long haul travel

Sydney, Australia, 2017-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas passengers are set to benefit from a world first collaboration between the airline and one of Australia’s leading academic institutions to reshape the travel experience. The University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre (opens in new window) will work with Qantas to help develop the airline’s new approach… Read the full press release

Marriott International to support Asian University for Women (AUW)

Marriott International pledges to support a total of 100 students at the Asian University for Women Marriott will provide mentorships, internships, fundraising scholarship and jobs over two years Bethesda, Maryland, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its global commitment to develop and empower future women leaders, Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) today announced… Read the full press release

DMAI To Deliver Reimagined Professional in Destination Management (PDM) Program In Partnership With George Washington University

Washington DC, 2017-Jun-13 — /Travel PR News/ —Fundamentals of Destination Organizations Course to Debut at Annual Convention, Registration is Now Open Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI) Chairman Gary C. Sherwin, CDME and President and CEO of Visit Newport Beach, Inc. and President and CEO Don Welsh today (June 9, 2017) announced a partnership with George… Read the full press release