Oman Air celebrates the first batch of the MPL graduates

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the graduation of the first batch of MPL cadets as the trainees completed all phases of the Boeing 737 Type Rating Training. Oman Air earlier announced its adoption of a multi-crew pilot license, which is the… Read the full press release

The American Heart Association unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport

Interactive machine teaches life-saving skill to travelers in five minutes Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport during National CPR and AED Awareness Week, an annual observance… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority: Indianapolis is becoming a national hub for aviation career development

INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez said Indianapolis is becoming a national hub for aviation career development, in light of Republic Airways’ announcement today  (May 31, 2018) regarding the Leadership in Flight Training Academy that will be located on the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) campus. “The aviation industry… Read the full press release

Republic Airways to build commercial aviation pilot training campus at the Indianapolis International Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and officials from the Indianapolis Airport Authority joined executives from Republic Airways, an Indianapolis-based regional airline, today (05/31/18) as the company announced plans to establish a U.S.-based flight training academy in Indianapolis that will train hundreds of students and aviation… Read the full press release

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides financial support to Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided financial support to a local arts organisation that works with nursery and primary school children to help expand their creativity. Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme provides pupils aged three to 11 years old with creative experiences… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks new participants for its dual aviation management studies program

Dual aviation management studies start for the second time as of March 2019 Austrian Airlines is looking for new participants Cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms VIENNA, Austria, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — “Filling academic positions with Austrian talents is a major challenge for us”, says Kay Kratky, Chief Executive Officer of… Read the full press release

Bombardier introduces updated self-paced online Challenger 605 and Challenger 650 recurrent training course for pilots

Pilots can now cover 15-hours of FAA-certified recurrent course material for ground school online at their own pace Bombardier offers pilots the most up-to-date insider knowledge and technology at their fingertips With more than 1,100 deliveries and counting, the Challenger 600 series business jets represent the best-selling large business jet platform of all time Montréal, CANADA, 2018-May-04 —… Read the full press release

Moxy Hotels and Upright Citizens Brigade to debut an original employee crew training program

‘Yes, And…’ Collaboration Includes Fun Improv Activities for Guests and Locals to Play at Moxy Times Square Bethesda, MD, 2018-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Moxy Hotels, Marriott International’s experiential hotel brand, announced today a multifaceted collaboration with the award-winning improv theater, Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB). The two brands will team up to debut an original employee… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to open a new training centre by the end of 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it will open a new training centre by the end of 2018. The new facility will feature 2 new state-of-the-art Full Flight Simulators, one Fixed Base Simulator… Read the full press release

PATA to hold two-day workshop on How to create engaging online video campaigns for brand-building and sales on June 25-26, 2018

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 10th PATAcademy-HCD, under the theme ‘Online Video Marketing – How to create engaging online video campaigns for brand-building and sales’, takes place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on June 25-26, 2018. Using interactive learning approaches and hands-on assignments, the latest programme from PATA examines the… Read the full press release

Singita offers cooking classes for guests at its new demonstration studio at Singita Lebombo

Transformation includes rebranded Singita Community Culinary School with internationally-recognised curriculum Brand new demonstration studio at Singita Lebombo Lodge will offer cooking classes for guests Kruger National Park , South Africa, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singita is taking its community partnership programme, the Singita Community Culinary School, and food offering to the next level with a series of… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport becomes an IATA regional training partner

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the largest trade association of the world’s airlines, have concluded a partnership agreement. As part of the cooperation, BUD has become an IATA “regional training partner”, which means that some of the international trainings organized by IATA… Read the full press release

PATA announces winner of 2018 PATA-IGLTA Foundation Sponsorship

BANGKOK, Thailand, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ —  The IGLTA Foundation has partnered with the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) to provide a unique opportunity for a Hong Kong Polytechnic University tourism student to attend the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association’s 35th Annual Global Convention, set for May 9-12 in Toronto, Canada. Thanakarn (Bella) Vongvisitsin… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland hosts a day of fun and education for Oakland youngsters at Children’s Fairyland

Oakland, CA, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland is sending 250 Oakland youngsters to Children’s Fairyland April 13 for a day of fun and education. Students from five elementary schools will take part in Port of Oakland Day at the city’s 68-year old amusement park. The students are from the following Oakland… Read the full press release

Zoo Atlanta to provide a week of Safari Camp for underprivileged children this summer

Atlanta GA, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — For the third year in a row, Zoo Atlanta will broaden community access to its signature summer day camp opportunity with the Safari Camp Scholarship Program presented by Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority. Through the program, 60 children ages 5 to 11 from Title I Schools in the… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company conducts series of familiarisation tours for university students

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Students from the University of Bahrain (UoB) visited the construction site of the Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) New Passenger Terminal as part of a public outreach programme by Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the airport’s operator and managing body. BAC Chief Development and Technical Officer, Abdulla Janahi delivered a… Read the full press release

AHLEF announces a $75,000 grant to support recruitment and training of Opportunity Youth in Chicago

AHLA, IH&LA Partner with Grads of Life, LeadersUp to Support Recruitment and Training of Opportunity Youth CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the foundation arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced a $75,000 grant to help Chicago community-based organizations recruit and train… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company and Bahrain Polytechnic partner on initiative to engage students in research related to the aviation industry

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA), signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Bahrain Polytechnic to establish the first in a long-term research initiative to engage students in research related to the aviation industry. The ultimate goal of the project… Read the full press release

Vistara launches a first-of-its kind comic book to educate young travellers to the nuances of air travel

New Delhi, 2018-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier, released ‘Airborne’ – a first-of-its kind comic book designed to educate and sensitize its ‘Young Stars’ or young travellers to the nuances of air travel. In a fun and interactive way, Vistara’s ‘Airborne’ explains how things work from the moment one books a… Read the full press release

London Gatwick launches a nationwide competition for secondary schools

Gatwick invites schools nationwide to submit their best energy saving ideas Students have opportunity to achieve a CREST Bronze Award in conjunction with competition Winning team to receive behind the scenes tour of the airport  LONDON, 2018-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — London Gatwick is launching a nationwide competition for secondary schools via its ‘Learn… Read the full press release

Macao Government Tourism Office starts training program for civil servants from tourism offices of Portuguese-speaking countries

Macao Government Tourism Office starts training program for civil servants from tourism offices of Portuguese-speaking countries MACAO, 2018-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO), in cooperation with the Permanent Secretariat of the Forum for Economic and Trade Cooperation between China and Portuguese-Speaking Countries (Macao) started this year’s training program tailored for civil… Read the full press release

Okay Airways joins Boeing’s commercial Pilot Development Program

Okay Airways joins Boeing’s commercial Pilot Development Program Boeing will oversee screening, selection and training of 100 Okay Airways pilot cadets over the next five years Cadet training for YTO Airlines and Kunming Airlines underway SHANGHAI, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has expanded its commercial Pilot Development Program (PDP) with the addition… Read the full press release

Flybe announces its own new aerospace apprenticeship scheme starting in September

Four year apprenticeships start September 2018 in Exeter Opportunity to become qualified aircraft fitter/technician Opportunity for 15 applicants to take first step towards a rewarding career in aerospace engineering Exeter College appointed as officially accredited knowledge provider Open now for applications  – full details at flybe.com/Careers Liverpool, UK, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Flybe, Europe’s… Read the full press release

TravelClick expands relationship with Google to enable hoteliers to drive more direct bookings and revenue

Partnership Gives Hotels an Edge with Early Access to New Beta Products and Unique Data NEW YORK, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — TravelClick, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, today (March 6, 2018) announced the Company’s expanded relationship with longtime partner Google to enable hoteliers to drive more direct bookings… Read the full press release

British Airways now open for new apprenticeship applications

British Airways now open for new apprenticeship applications LONDON, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is open for new apprenticeship applications today (March 05, 2018) to coincide with National Apprenticeship Week 2018. The airline has 145 places open this year across several areas of the company, including; Operations, Engineering and Head Office. Full… Read the full press release

STB and CLIA to conduct travel agent training in Southeast Asia’s cruise markets

Washington, DC, 2018-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the cruise industry’s global trade organisation, announced a new three-year partnership today (Mar 05, 2018) that is aimed at boosting the increasingly vibrant cruising industry in Singapore and Southeast Asia. STB and CLIA will tap their… Read the full press release

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation announces groundbreaking initiative allowing employees pursue higher education at no cost

10 Hotel Companies Launch Innovative Pilot Program to Offer Employees No-Cost Associate and Low-Cost Bachelor’s Degrees WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the foundation arm of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, today (February 28, 2018) announced a pilot program to offer streamlined degree programs… Read the full press release

easyJet partners with Girlguiding to engage more girls in aviation

easyJet partners with Girlguiding to engage more girls in aviation   LUTON, UK, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — 200,000 girls will have the opportunity to complete the badge, part of Girlguiding’s new programme to be launched this summer Badge will get girls engaging in aviation, building a foundation for future study and raising awareness… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities open applications for the 2018 ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) today announced applications are open for the 2018 ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program. This impactful program, which was recognized in 2015 by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, provides roundtrip air travel to selected Latino… Read the full press release

Ryanair surpases 100,000 bookings by Erasmus Student Network members

Ryanair surpases 100,000 bookings by Erasmus Student Network members   DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Mar-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Erasmus Students Save Over €3.3m So Far Wth Ryanair Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (27 Feb) celebrated passing 100,000 bookings by Erasmus Student Network members on its exclusive dedicated platform. Delivered as part of Ryanair’s “Always Getting… Read the full press release