Gatwick launches a three-year schools programme to get kids thinking about engineering

Gatwick launching a three-year partnership in twenty local schools to engage pupils with engineering and promote career pathways and employability Teachers will also be trained on how to bring engineering to life in the classroom and in the school curriculum Airport to host the winners of the UK-wide ‘If you were an engineer, what would… Read the full press release

Iberia now accepting candidates for its pilot training programme; finances half the cost of training, without interest

Through the “Iberia Cadets” programme it will lend half the cost of training without interest By such funding and by taking part in their training Iberia will assure it gets the best pilots. The Flight Training Europe (FTE) Jerez flying school will be the first school in the programme, and will admit the first selection… Read the full press release

Southwest launches Destination 225° career program to lead aspiring Pilots to Southwest Airlines

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Aug 1, 2019) launches an innovative career program called Destination 225° which provides pathways to becoming a competitively qualified candidate for future Southwest First Officer positions. On a compass, 225° is the southwest directional heading, and Destination 225° was developed to lead aspiring… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport congratulates St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale as winner of its Junior Apprentice competition

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Pupils from St Peter’s RC Primary School in Rossendale are celebrating after they won Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition. Their team of six students was judged to have created the best marketing campaign, with the theme ‘Safety in the sun’ and saw off competition from primary schools… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Searches for Digital Pilots

Third round of the “AIRcelerate” dual course of studies  Application deadline at the end of August 2019  Main focus: graduates should contribute business intelligence to flight operations  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — “We would like to initiate a digital impetus. For this purpose, we are looking for digital pilots”, says Jens Ritter, Accountable… Read the full press release

Flying solo marks new milestone for Emirates Flight Training Academy

Dubai, UAE, 2019-Jul-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The big day had finally arrived, and Mohamed Al Dosari spent the morning in eager anticipation of the moment he would make history. As soon as he strapped himself into the Cirrus, his trained mind took over. He finished the pre-flight checks, taxied, accelerated and took off… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines Academy extends partnership with IATA

Kelana Jaya, 2019-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines Academy (MAB Academy) extended its partnership with the International Air Transport Association (IATA), strengthening its position as the regional aviation learning hub. This is MAB Academy’s second year of being the official Regional Training Partner for IATA. A signing ceremony event was held at the Academy… Read the full press release

British Airways holds first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating its big birthday weekend in August with the first ever Flying with Confidence course at London City Airport. The course, which has run for three decades and helped more than 50,000 people overcome their fear of flying, celebrates the airline’s centenary on August 25 when it… Read the full press release

PATA announces organisational partnership with Awecademy

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Jun-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new organisational partnership with Awecademy, a future-focused educational content provider that creates personalised learning playlists and individualised learning pathways for learners globally. PATA CEO Dr. Mario Hardy said, “The world is evolving at an accelerated pace with technological innovations disrupting… Read the full press release

CWT M&E and Kaplan Higher Education Academy to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE industries

Singapore, 2019-May-29 — /Travel PR News/ — CWT M&E, the global meetings and events agency, and Kaplan Higher Education Academy (KHEA), part of Kaplan in Singapore, a leading private education institution, have signed an agreement to enhance employment opportunities for students in the hospitality & MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Events) industries. The partnership will… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company partners with Airports Council International for the Tahleeq Programme

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) is partnering with Airports Council International (ACI), a globally reputed aviation body that promotes professional excellence in airport management and operations, and is offering training courses to BAC as part of the Tahleeq Programme, a training and development initiative aimed at shaping the future… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport organised a specialist international conference on “Humanitarian Logistics”

Schkeuditz, Germany, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Leipzig/Halle Airport, working with the Volga-Dnepr Group and the Akkon University of Human Sciences, organised a specialist international conference on topics related to “Humanitarian Logistics” on 21 May this year. About 60 representatives from research institutes, government and non-government organisations, logistics companies, airports as well as airlines attended… Read the full press release

PATA hosted Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ in Sabah, Malaysia

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-May-24 — /Travel PR News/ — With the continued success of the PATA Human Capacity Building Programme, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to have organised another Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Risk Mitigation and Crisis Recovery Management’ at the Marriott Hotel Kota Kinabalu in Sabah, Malaysia. The event, hosted by the… Read the full press release

Ryanair becomes the first european Airline to introduce world leading pilot training safety app

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-May-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (15 May) announced a six-year deal with CEFA Aviation, a leader in flight safety and pilot training software and services, to provide world first cloud-based mobile service CEFA AMS (Aviation Mobile Services) for Ryanair’s pilot training programmes. With this new partnership, launched… Read the full press release

Booking.com announces new scholarship initiatives with two leading universities in the U.S.

Booking.com aims to support and advance the prospects of women in STEM careers, helping young women unlock their potential in technology through Women in Tech initiatives NEW YORK, NY, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Booking.com, one of the world’s largest digital travel e-commerce companies, announced new scholarship initiatives with two leading universities in the U.S…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways and Orbital Education announce the Official Opening of the Oryx International School at Mesaimeer campus

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive and the Orbital Education Chairman welcomed VIPs and visitors to the state-of-the-art education facility during the opening event on Sunday 28 April 2019 Oryx International School is at the heart of the Qatar Airways community, providing five-star academic opportunities DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways and… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines launches a flexible-option Rotor Transition Program

Atlanta, Georgia, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, today (April 23, 2019) introduced a flexible-option Rotor Transition Program that provides financial assistance for rotor pilots to gain the fixed-wing certifications necessary to begin a flying career with ExpressJet. The program provides up to $22,000 in assistance and the flexibility for… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways is the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool

Qatar Airways engineers are the first in the industry to receive Virtual Reality training for Rolls-Royce Trent XWB Engine Maintenance DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the global launch partner of Rolls-Royce’s new Virtual Reality training tool. Recognised for its ongoing commitment to innovation, Qatar Airways is… Read the full press release

Cambria Hotels Takes ‘Profs and Pints’ Lecture Series Across the Country with Simulating Content on Tap throughout 2019

ROCKVILLE, Md., 2019-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Cambria Hotels is helping experience-hungry people maximize their time through a collaboration with Profs and Pints. Already known for offering local beers at its hotels, Cambria is building on their hallmark craft beer program and appealing public spaces by hosting a series of compelling talks – ranging from local history to emerging… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces partnership with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law

Multiple award-winning airline affirms commitment to education by launching strategic collaboration with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce its strategic collaboration with McGill University’s Institute of Air and Space Law, the world’s premier institution for innovative research and education… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines: Applications are open for the 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) has announced applications are open for the 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Travel Program. Each year, this program provides roundtrip air travel to be used by the program recipients for travel home from school. Applicants must write a personal… Read the full press release

Currently accepting safari booking for wildebeest migration in Tanzania

Booking safari ideas prepared by Premier safari operator Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris in Tanzania. Arusha, Tanzania, 2019-Apr-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Wildebeest migration is the annual migration of giant herds of Gnu, Zebras, Grant gazelle, thompson to North Serengeti and Masai Mara in Kenya. Usually migration cross mara river between August and September, this is spectacular… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards application closes at the end of March

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Schools across Northern Ireland are being encouraged to put their best foot forward and enter the George Best Belfast City Airport Best Kept Awards before it closes at the end of March. The Best Kept School Awards, hosted by the Northern Ireland Amenity Council (NIAC), acknowledge and… Read the full press release

The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop to take place at the PATA Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The 12th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘Chinese Outbound Tourism Market’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on July 1-2, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to understand the different market segments of the Chinese outbound market, including current and… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines Searches for Young Talents

After “AIRcelerate”, a dual bachelor’s degree program in computer science starts in the fall of 2019  Employees with practical experience are being sought after  Austrian Airlines invests in professions with a future  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — In filling positions for specialized staff with the right talents, the recruiting strategy of Austrian Airlines… Read the full press release

Bahrain International Airport launches National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer familiarisation programme

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2019-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — His Excellency the Minister of Transportation and Telecommunications and Chairman of Bahrain Airport Company (BAC), Eng. Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed announced the official launch of the National Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) familiarisation programme for Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) new Passenger Terminal Building. It will see more… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy announces partnership with National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2019-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA), the world class flight training facility developed by Emirates, and the National Aviation Academy (TAYARAN), a not-for-profit vocational training institute in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to share their expertise and jointly promote their training… Read the full press release

Cornwall Airport Newquay becomes the UK’s first Makaton Friendly Airport

75 members of staff from across the Airport have taken part in Makaton training to help improve the Airport experience for all of our passengers. CORNWALL, England, 2019-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cornwall Airport Newquay is proud to have become the UK’s first Makaton Friendly Airport. 75 members of the team at Cornwall Airport Newquay… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomes its first Cabin Crew Apprentices to mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week

British Airways welcomes its first ever Cabin Crew Apprentices this week The airline is also taking on almost 50 former Monarch Engineering Apprentices Seven apprenticeship programmes are now open for applications LONDON, UK, 2019-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark the start of National Apprenticeship Week, British Airways is welcoming its first Cabin Crew Apprentices… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways launches bespoke training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking

Qatar Airways strengthens its commitment to fighting wildlife crime DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has launched an industry-leading training programme focused on preventing illegal wildlife trafficking. The bespoke e-learning package, developed by Qatar Airways to enhance employee awareness regarding the illegal trafficking of wildlife, is targeted at those roles within the… Read the full press release