London City Airport’s STEM in Aviation event inspired London students into decarbonisation technologies for the aviation industry

London, UK, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — 400 students from 14 East London schools assembled at the ExCeL on Friday, 4th of November for London City Airport’s first ‘STEM in Aviation Day’ since the pandemic. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Zero Emission Flight’, which aims to inspire the next generation of innovators and… Read the full press release

Emirates and IATA jointly held workshop on pilot training and flight safety

DUBAI, UAE, 2022-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — An aircraft flight deck can be a complex, challenging and high-threat environment that requires pilots to have intense focus and the ability to react and take informed decisions with agility, aided by technology. As demand for air travel increases phenomenally and airlines expand their operations, pilot training is… Read the full press release

Air Canada and CAE to double the Captain Judy Cameron scholarships for Canadian women in flight training

Eight scholarships will be awarded to young Canadian women studying to become commercial pilots or maintenance engineers Four aspiring commercial pilots to become CAE Women in Flight – Air Canada ambassadors Scholarship applications open Nov. 1 here MONTREAL, CANADA, 2022-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada and CAE today (Oct. 25, 2022) announced the two Montreal-based… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines expands pipeline of qualified pilots through partnership with CAE

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2022-Oct-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) and CAE (NYSE: CAE) today (Oct. 24, 2022) announced the launch of the Spirit Wings Pilot Pathway program that aims to expand the carrier’s pipeline of highly skilled, professional pilots. The program, located at CAE’s flight academy in Phoenix, Arizona, will put graduates on the fast track… Read the full press release

easyJet helps aerophobics overcome their fear of flying with its Fearless Flyer course returning this winter

Winter courses to help aerophobics overcome their fear of flying now on sale Experience flights now taking off from nine UK airports VIP packages including a dedicated Captain to guide you through the experience flight are also available to book now  London, UK, 2022-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet is bringing its Fearless Flyer… Read the full press release

Recipients of the 2022 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award Program announced

The ¡Lánzate!/Take Off Travel Program helps college students stay connected to their families while pursuing higher education DALLAS, TX, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), announced its 2022 recipients for the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! Higher Education Travel Award Program. Through this national… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates latest graduate group of IGNITE programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Oct-17 — /Travel PR News/ — George Best Belfast City Airport has hosted a graduation ceremony at Stormont Pavilion to celebrate another cohort of inspiring young students completing the airport’s annual IGNITE programme. IGNITE, a joint youth leadership initiative between the airport and Cinemagic, launched in 2019 by Senior Vice President of… Read the full press release

Oman Air continues to invest heavily in High Quality Flight Operations Training

Muscat, Oman, 2022-Oct-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Continuing to set benchmarks in quality and safety, Oman Air, the national airline of the Sultanate of Oman, has carried out almost 500 simulator training sessions, 83 courses for pilots, and 230 cabin crew courses over the first half of 2022 alone. The airline also saw the… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport announces return of Flight Academy programme at Runway Visitor Park, 24 – 28 October

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme gives youngsters the chance to sit in the cockpit of a real plane and see the roles that keep the airport running in action Sessions are for 4-7yrs and 8-12yrs age groups Ticket for one adult and one child costs just £12 For more information see www.runwayvisitorpark.co.uk Manchester, UK, 2022-Sep-30 —… Read the full press release

Royal Caribbean provides educational resources to students of Amaro Primary School on Lelepa Island, Vanuatu

The Cruise Line Continues its Commitment to Local Communities and the Next Generation of Leaders in the South Pacific SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — In keeping with its Blue Green Promise to support sustainable ocean communities, Royal Caribbean International has partnered with Amaro Primary School on Lelepa Island, Vanuatu, to provide needed educational resources to local students. As the… Read the full press release

SFO completes full-scale emergency exercise

Simulated aircraft accident tests emergency response, agency coordination SAN FRANCISCO, CA, 2022-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) completed its full-scale emergency exercise today (September 28, 2022), simulating an aircraft accident to test emergency procedures for communication, incident command, and coordination between multiple agencies. “Our airport has seen a wide… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland and West Oakland Job Resource Center to train workers for green technologies in the transportation and logistics industry

Projects will train workers for jobs in the transportation and logistics industry Oakland, Calif., 2022-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland has joined forces with the West Oakland Job Resource Center (WOJRC) to train workers for green jobs in the transportation and logistics industry. WOJRC received a $350,000 grant from the California Energy Commission’s Clean… Read the full press release

Historic Environment Scotland and Forth Valley College welcome new cohort of apprentice stonemasons to the Stirling and Elgin training centres

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) increases delivery of vital traditional skills training to support green recovery EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2022-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — HES and Forth Valley College are welcoming the new cohort of apprentice stonemasons to the Stirling and Elgin training centres, equal to their highest ever intake, as courses begin for the new… Read the full press release

Horizon Air’s more than 700 pilots ratify the retention agreement reached with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on Sept. 2

SEATTLE, WA, 2022-Sep-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Horizon Air’s more than 700 pilots, who are represented by the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), voted to ratify a new agreement aimed at supporting the company’s pilots and retaining talent as mainline airlines continue hiring pilots away from regional airlines at record levels. The agreement includes… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica enhances its Wellness Season Experiences with vegan menu options and vegan cooking class by holistic nutritionist Chef Natalie Prhat

Special vegan menu options and vegan cooking class to be offered Costa Rica, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Wellness Season at Four Seasons Resort Costa Rica at Peninsula Papagayo, the Resort’s culinary team is welcoming an acclaimed vegan chef to the Resort for an intensive week-long collaboration. Chef Natalie Prhat, Toronto-based holistic… Read the full press release

UNWTO and State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland launch inaugural National UNWTO Students’ League of the year

Geneva, Switzerland, 2022-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO) have joined forces to launch the first National UNWTO Students’ League of the year. The Students League is designed to promote local talent development and work with young people to design solutions… Read the full press release

Full-scale emergency management exercise took place at YYC Calgary International Airport on September 14

CALGARY, AB, 2022-Sep-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Calgary Airport Authority is partnering with Air Canada and local first responders for a full-scale emergency management exercise that will take place at YYC Calgary International Airport on September 14. ‘Exercise Aurora’ is a simulated exercise that provides The Authority and its partners with a chance… Read the full press release

Emirates celebrates 3,000 new cabin crew recruits equipped with top-notch aviation first aid skills

Dubai, UAE, 2022-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Marking World First Aid Day this month, Emirates celebrates 3,000 new cabin crew recruits who are now equipped with top-notch aviation first aid skills, after successfully graduating from the airline’s rigorous cabin crew training programme. As part of a highly successful recruitment drive this year, Emirates has already hired… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport launches schools’ eco-garden competition to celebrate 25 years of its Community Trust Fund

Schools invited to bid for £25,000 of funding for a garden, play area or outdoor learning space, with 2nd place prize of £10,000 and 3rd place prize of £5,000 also on offer Airport Trust Fund has given more than £3.5m to local causes over 25 years Competition welcomed by Wythenshawe MP Mike Kane Applications must be made… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University to collaborate on Cadet Pilot training programme

Cultivating the next generation of pilots and building Hong Kong as a hub for aviation training Hong Kong, China, 2022-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) today (September 5, 2022) signed a three-year agreement to collaborate on a new integrated course for Cathay Pacific’s Cadet Pilot training… Read the full press release

The Qantas Group announces new multi-million-dollar Flight Training Centre in Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2022-Aug-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will train pilots at a new purpose-built centre in Sydney across its current and future fleet including the aircraft that will operate non-stop flights from the east coast of Australia to London and New York. A new multi-million-dollar facility is proposed for St Peters… Read the full press release

The Emirates Group supports young Emiratis through scholarship programme

Scholars will embark on exciting aviation and travel careers with the Group upon graduation Dubai, UAE, 2022-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group opens new doors of opportunity for UAE Nationals to build promising careers within the aviation and travel services industry, through a selection of curated scholarship programmes. The Emirates Group’s scholarship… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport congratulates four young aspiring firefighters from Northern Ireland for passing the ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Four young aspiring firefighters from Northern Ireland have passed a significant milestone in George Best Belfast City Airport’s ‘High Flyers Apprenticeship’ programme to secure full time employment within the Airport’s fire service. Conor Finch, Damien Wisdom, Jack Leathem, and Cole McClelland land dream roles as operational… Read the full press release

easyJet first airline to sign on for CAE’s 2022 Women in Flight scholarship program

London, UK, 2022-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet and Rolls-Royce today (JULY / 19 2022) announced a ground-breaking new partnership, H2ZERO, that will pioneer the development of hydrogen combustion engine technology capable of powering a range of aircraft, including those in the narrow-body market segment. Both companies have committed to working together on a… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Community Network brings back Dragons’ Den competition

Competition is open to Year 9 and Year 10 pupils from schools across Manchester and Cheshire Competition for young entrepreneurs resumes after a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic Pupils compete to win a VIP theatre evening out and will raise cash for charity in the process Manchester, UK, 2022-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Boeing and University of Cambridge announce new research project to accelerate decarbonization of aviation industry

Partnership focuses on accelerating sustainable aviation technology insights Commitment further advances original partnership where Boeing helped develop technology maturity assessments for AIA modelling efforts FARNBOROUGH, UK, 2022-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 18, 2022) Boeing [NYSE: B.A.] announced that they have committed to advancing their partnership with the University of Cambridge on the… Read the full press release

EASA calling PhD students from European universities to share research and ideas for the future development of aviation

Calling all PhD students from European universities & research entities Cologne, Germany, 2022-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is launching a new initiative to engage with the next generation of aviation scientists from European academia, calling on them to share their research and ideas for the future development… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport-backed CPR and AED awareness campaign trains over 200 young people throughout Northern Ireland

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2022-Jul-07 — /Travel PR News/ — ‘At the Heart of the Game’, a unique CPR and AED awareness campaign, backed by George Best Belfast City Airport, has trained over 200 young people throughout Northern Ireland in the lifesaving technique of cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The project, launched by inspirational Methodist College student, Pegasus, Ulster… Read the full press release

The Steigenberger Academy launches digital crash courses aimed to support employees in the hotel industry

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2022-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Steigenberger Academy has launched a series of digital crash courses specifically geared to employees in the hotel industry. The training program “Refresh your Hotel Skills” is to focus on essential know-how in the hotel industry, such as an understanding of front office, kitchen, housekeeping,… Read the full press release

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