Emirates Partners with UAE GCAAS and IACT to Enhance Engineering Professional Training

(IN SHORT) Emirates has joined forces with the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority Services (GCAAS) and International Aviation Consulting and Training (IACT) to offer comprehensive training solutions for the airline’s engineering professionals. This collaboration aims to provide top-notch training programs, ensuring that Emirates’ engineering workforce remains at the forefront of industry standards and expertise. (PRESS… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Awards Scholarships to Support Education and Aviation Careers

The 2023 Southwest Airlines Scholarship Program awarded 17 scholarships, pledging $290,000 to students over four years (IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines has announced the recipients of the Herbert D. Kelleher and Rollin W. King and the Southwest Airlines Scholarships for 2023. These scholarships are aimed at supporting students in their educational pursuits and encouraging them to… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Brings First-Grade Classroom Flight Project to Life with Memorable Field Trip

(IN SHORT) Southwest Airlines turned a first-grade teacher’s classroom flight simulation project into a real-life adventure by hosting her entire class for an educational day out. After capturing hearts online with her mock Southwest plane setup, Mrs. Sonja White’s students were treated to a tour of the Southwest Dallas Maintenance Hangar, a flight experience on… Read the full press release

Ryanair and Erasmus Student Network Renew Partnership for 7th Year, Offering Exclusive Travel Benefits

OVER 700,000 ESN BOOKINGS IN 7 YEARS (IN SHORT) Ryanair, Europe’s leading airline, and the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) have extended their partnership for a seventh consecutive year. This collaboration continues to provide European students with discounted travel options during their educational exchange programs. Through the partnership, Erasmus students gain access to a dedicated booking… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy Celebrates Graduation of Over 120 New Pilots

(IN SHORT) Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is marking a significant milestone as it celebrates the graduation of over 120 cadets who are now embarking on careers as pilots for Emirates. EFTA, initially established to train UAE nationals, has expanded its world-class training program to aspiring pilots from various countries. The recent graduates, aged between… Read the full press release

PATA and Visa Empower Southeast Asian Tourism SMEs with Finance and Digital Skills Workshops

(IN SHORT) The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has successfully concluded a series of finance and digital skills workshops for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the tourism sector across Vietnam, Indonesia, Cambodia, and the Philippines. In partnership with Visa, these workshops aimed to enhance the financial management and digital literacy of tourism businesses, especially… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts Renews Commitment to Clark Atlanta University, Fostering Student Success

CAU Leaders and Students, Atlanta Mayor’s Office, Join IHG to Celebrate Partnership and Unveil New Student Lounge (IN SHORT) IHG Hotels & Resorts and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) have renewed their partnership to support student success. IHG will continue to be a Premier Corporate Partner for CAU in 2024. During an event at the School… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Aerozone Launches New Sustainability Curriculum to Educate Young People on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Manchester, UK, 2023-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Thousands of young people from the North West are set to benefit from new sustainability lessons delivered at Manchester Airport’s on-site Aerozone. As part of its commitment to creating a more sustainable future, Manchester Airports Group (MAG), which also runs London Stansted and East Midlands Airports, has… Read the full press release

PATA Recognizes Outstanding Contributions at Awards Presentation in New Delhi

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2023-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ —The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) honoured the accomplishments of two PATA Chapters and two Student Chapters in New Delhi, India on Saturday, October 7 during the PATA Board Dinner and Awards Presentation hosted by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. PATA Chair Peter Semone said, “The PATA Chapters… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and HACU Celebrate 19 Years of ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award Program

¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award Program offers students across the U.S. the opportunity to stay in touch with family while pursuing higher education DALLAS, TX, 2023-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) celebrate 19 years of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award… Read the full press release

Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) Welcomes Visitors to Its New Educational and Immersive Visitor Centre on World Animal Day

Immersive experiences for visitors to the UAE’s first National Park Dubai, UAE, 2023-Oct-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Visitors to the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve (DDCR) can now enjoy an immersive introduction to the UAE’s indigenous flora and fauna, learn about the Reserve, its work to conserve this beautiful but fragile ecosystem, and more, at… Read the full press release

Hotel Nikko Bali Participated in the 7th World Wellness Weekend and International Coastal Clean-up

Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia 2023-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Apart from necessity, healthy living is currently becoming a lifestyle. How could it not be, more people are realizing how important it is to live a healthy life both physically and mentally. To celebrate the 7th World Wellness Weekend falls on 15-17 September, Hotel Nikko… Read the full press release

British Airways Launches Speedbird Pilot Academy: Removing Barriers to a Dream Career in Aviation

Commercial airline pilot scheme covering the £100,000 cost* of training 60 recruits is now open to applicants Scheme will level the playing field in pilot recruitment and removes the biggest factor that gets in the way of people pursuing their dreams British Airways will work with local groups to boost applicants from communities up and… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Marks 151st Paul Quinn College Convocation with Celebratory Surprise: Expanding Opportunities and Empowering Students Through Partnership

Dallas, TX, 2023-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines, the official airline of Paul Quinn College, celebrated the start of the school year with Paul Quinn College at its 151st annual Convocation ceremony on Friday, August 25. Southwest Airlines highlighted opportunities available this year for students as part of its partnership with the school, and surprised students, faculty… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport Commits to Young Person’s Guarantee for Youth Opportunities in Aviation Industry

Aberdeen, UK, 2023-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport has successfully enrolled in the Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Young Person’s Guarantee employer scheme. The Young Person’s Guarantee is a joint commitment to provide opportunities for all 16-24 year olds in Scotland through jobs, apprenticeships, further and higher education, training programmes and volunteering…. Read the full press release

Bristol Airport’s New Electric Buses Get ‘Out of This World’ Names Courtesy of Local School Children

London, UK, 2023-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — At the beginning of this year, pupils of Winford Church of England Primary School were asked to come up with the names of the new fully electric buses at Bristol Airport. The students were invited to suggest ‘space-themed’ names for the four fully electric CoBuses – the… Read the full press release

easyJet Launches Innovative Summer Flight School to Challenge Gender Stereotypes and Inspire Future Aviators

easyJet’s Summer Flight School will offer free Pilot and Cabin Crew training experiences for kids ages 7 – 12 this summer holiday to inspire more kids to get into aviation The initiative is part of the airline’s work to drive greater diversity in the industry by challenging outdated gendered stereotypes of jobs like pilots and… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Adopt-A-Pilot Program Celebrates 25 Years of Inspiring STEM Education Through Aviation

DALLAS, TX, 2023-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — This year marks the 25th anniversary of Adopt-A-Pilot®, a signature Southwest Airlines® program that has inspired more than half a million fifth graders through science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-centered activities, connecting Southwest® Pilots with classrooms to engage students in aviation-related lessons. August is Aviation Month, and we’re continuing… Read the full press release

City Colleges of Chicago and CDA Launch Free Aviation Career Prep Course for Students and Professionals

There are many career opportunities in the aviation sector that don’t involve flying, from operations and sales to management positions CHICAGO, IL, 2023-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — City Colleges of Chicago, in partnership with the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA), announced today a new collaboration that will offer a free Continuing Education course through… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways and Tertiary Scholarships Program Partner to Train Future Pilots and Aircraft Engineers

National Airline partners with Tertiary Scholarships and Loans Scheme for training of young Fijians Nadi, Fiji, 2023-Jul-29 — /Travel PR News/ — A new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between Fiji Airways and the Tertiary Scholarships and Loan Service (TSLS) will pave the way for more Fijian to eventually join Fiji’s National Airline as pilots… Read the full press release

easyJet Collaborates with Local Schools to Inspire Students and Promote Aviation Careers

easyJet has hosted students from local schools at London Luton Airport to inspire more young people to discover an exciting career in aviation Visits included a girls engineering day for a local girls schools and a Cyber and Data placement week as well as critical career development skills like CV writing, teamwork and health and… Read the full press release

The First Digital Nomad Conference in Ireland

Digital Nomad Conference in Ireland

NomadÉire Presents the First Irish Digital Nomad Conference Tralee, Ireland: 28-31 August Tralee, Ireland, 2023-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — NomadÉire is excited to announce the launch of the first Irish Digital Nomad Conference in Tralee, set to take place at the end of August. This ground-breaking event not only celebrates the digital nomad lifestyle… Read the full press release

Boeing Invests $950,000 in Scholarships to Foster Diversity and Talent for Future Pilots

Expanding and diversifying the talent pipeline for careers in commercial aviation $950,000 for flight training and education scholarships, including programs for underserved youth in Los Angeles ARLINGTON, Va., 2023-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] is investing $950,000 in scholarships for pilot training to grow and diversify talent required to meet significant long-term demand for… Read the full press release

The world’s biggest gathering of Digital Nomads is happening now in Bulgaria with 700+ nomads from the Americas, Europe, Asia & Australia

Bansko Nomad Fest 2023

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2023-Jun-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Bulgaria’s mountain wonderland hosts the world’s biggest gathering of Digital Nomads. Peek into the lives of digital nomads, unravel the secrets of their location-independent lifestyle, and understand why they’ve chosen Bulgaria’s mountain village as their haven. Get ready to uncover the world of digital nomads at Bansko… Read the full press release

Bansko Nomad Fest 2023 starting soon: Get a Glimpse into the Booming World of Remote Work and Travel

BANSKO, Bulgaria, 2023-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Bansko Nomad Fest is back, and it’s bigger and better than ever before! From June 25 to July 2, hundreds of nomads, remote workers, and freelancers will gather in the picturesque village of Bansko, Bulgaria, for an unforgettable experience that blends knowledge-sharing, outdoor activities, mindfulness, and the beauty… Read the full press release

Hong Kong International Aviation Academy to launch a commercial pilot training program in collaboration with Hong Kong Airlines

Hong Kong, China, 2023-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — A new commercial airline pilot training programme organised by the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (HKIAA) is expected to be launched later this year upon receiving approval from the Civil Aviation Department (CAD). HKIAA is currently seeking approval from CAD for CAD509(A) Flying Training Organisation authorisation… Read the full press release

Airbnb expands Entrepreneurship Academy to empower underrepresented communities in tourism entrepreneurship

The Airbnb Entrepreneurship Academy has grown to support over 40 local community partners with 2023 representing the largest partner cohort yet. Through the Entrepreneurship Academy, Airbnb has helped more than 1,000 participants from underrepresented communities learn about hosting. San Francisco, CA, 2023-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb was founded in 2008 during the Great… Read the full press release

Emirates Enhances Support for Travellers with Hidden Disabilities through Specialised Training and Thoughtful Measures

Dubai, UAE, 2023-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — With concerted efforts to further enhance support services for travellers with hidden disabilities including Autism, Emirates has rolled out specialised training to more than 24,000 global cabin crew and ground staff, collaborated with Dubai Airport on a useful travel planner and autism friendly route to make the… Read the full press release

EASA recognizes outstanding aviation doctorate students at first European_Academia conference

Cologne, Germany, 2023-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has recognised four doctorate students at the first edition of the European_Academia @EASA conference 2023. The conference marks an important step for EASA in building closer relations with academia and promoting links between academia and industry. The two-day conference was… Read the full press release

UNWTO and UNDP team up to launch ‘Off the Beaten Track’ challenge for students to showcase rural tourism development

Madrid, Spain, 2023-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Bosnia and Herzegovina have teamed up to launch the 2023 UNWTO Students’ League. The new ‘Off the Beaten Track’ challenge aims to create a networking environment that will enable cultural connections between students, governments and businesses. Teams of students will… Read the full press release