Ryanair announces major new pilot training partnership with ATO SKY4u

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (30 Nov) announced a major new training partnership with ATO SKY4u to deliver a Ryanair Airline Pilot Standard (APS MCC) programme in Berlin and Vienna. The partnership will ensure Ryanair continues to attract highly trained professional pilots to support its continued growth across… Read the full press release

Bangkok Airways hosted successful “Education Open House” program at Suvarnabhumi Airport

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bangkok Airways Public Company Limited, led by Mr. Varong Israsena Na Ayudhya, Vice President for Sales (Center), presented gifts to the 2,000th student that took part in its “Education Open House” program at Suvarnabhumi Airport. The “Bangkok Airways Open House” project is organized with an aim to provide… Read the full press release

British Airways announces new cabin crew apprenticeship programme from March 2019

Brand new intensive 12-month apprenticeship scheme from March 2019 Cabin Crew will train at the airline’s world-class Global Learning Academy Airline recently awarded SkyTrax title, UK’s Best Cabin Crew Almost 2,500 hopefuls have already applied for new scheme LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-27 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways continues its investment in world-class customer service, today… Read the full press release

Pacific Asia Travel Association held successful PATA Human Capacity Building Programme in the Maldives

MALE, Maldives, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — In response to the success of the first PATA Human Capacity Building Programme in the Maldives on July 12-17, 2017, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) organized the second PATA Human Capacity Building Programme with the theme ‘Growth Hacking: How to Scale Your Business Exponentially’ on November 22, 2018 … Read the full press release

TAP cabin crew are now Portuguese wine ambassadors

Around 400 TAP crew attended ViniPortugal Level 1 training 58 have now completed Level 2 and have received their “Wine Advisor” diplomas Five wine producers from the Tejo Region have wines on selected routes that cater for millions of consumers Lisbon, Portugal, 2018-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP has taken another step in the TAP… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy announces its presence at the Bahrain International Airshow 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) is participating in Bahrain International Airshow 2018 which kicked off today. This marks the first participation for the Academy at an air show outside Dubai, with their Very Light Jet (VLJ) Embraer Phenom 100EV on display for visitors. The Academy has an innovative approach to training with… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport supports Firefighters 4 Nepal project to launch Nepal’s first fire academy

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — From 12 to 26 November, a team of 16 Belgian firefighters will be flying to Nepal to launch the country’s first fire academy. By providing training and the appropriate equipment, Brussels Airport and Firefighters4Nepal want to help Nepalese firefighters fight fire effectively but also strengthen the solidarity between… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport to host the 3rd ITLG Young Innovators Challenge on November 15, 2018

Winning Young Innovators Fly to Silicon Valley for ITLG Internship Programme Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport, a hub of aviation innovation for 80 years, will on Thursday next become an ideas center for 1,000 students from across Ireland as they envisage solutions that will shape the country up to 2050…. Read the full press release

easyJet teams up with CAE to deliver a fleet of brand new flight simulators to its pilot training facilities

Global aviation training organisation CAE will provide easyJet with state-of-the-art pilot training facilities in London Gatwick, Manchester and Milan easyJet pilots will train on a new fleet on the most technologically advanced flight simulators New CAE London Gatwick and Milan training centres will house a dedicated space for easyJet LUTON, England, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

British Airways gets teachers involved in inspiring students to consider a career in aviation

Airline inviting teachers to take on work experience placements Innovative idea to help encourage more children to consider a career in aviation British Airways has offered 600 work experience placements to children in 2018 The airline has earned Gold Accreditation with Fair Train for its work experience programme LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Heathrow launches a series of design engagement workshops to gather community input into its emerging plans for expansion

Heathrow is running a series of collaborative design workshops from 6 November to gather community input into its emerging plans for expansion The airport has partnered with world-renowned architects Grimshaw to help identify opportunities for mitigation for those communities potentially impacted by an expanded airport  Workshops will help further refine the airport’s development proposals, that will… Read the full press release

AAAE and IAAE partner with Indian Aviation Academy and GMR Aviation Academy to bring an array of professional development and training programs to airport executives

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE), an affiliate organization of AAAE, are proud to announce a major new agreement with the Indian Aviation Academy and GMR Aviation Academy to bring a wide-ranging array of professional development and training programs… Read the full press release

AAAE launches new Scholarship named in honor of late aviation industry leader and mentor, Claudia B. Holliway

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) is proud to announce the creation of the Claudia B. Holliway Women in Aviation Scholarship, named after a respected leader and mentor in the airport industry who passed away last fall. In addition to creating the new scholarship, AAAE has… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Beijing celebrates its continued support to EGRC – Educating Girls of Rural China

Beijing, China, 2018-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Empowering young women, sending a message of hope, and championing a lifelong love of learning, Four Seasons Hotel Beijing has been a proud sponsor of EGRC – Educating Girls of Rural China – since shortly after its opening in 2012. Through funds gathered from annual mooncake sales, charity balls, festive events,… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport and PIVO to combine expertise in aviation fire-fighting training

Brussels, Belgium, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The province of Flemish-Brabant and Brussels Airport Company have signed a declaration of intent concerning fire-fighting training for aviation. The Provincial Institute for Education and Training (PIVO) and the fire brigade of Brussels Airport want to expand an expertise training around aircraft incident control, with the purpose of… Read the full press release

Air France launches its second cadet pilot recruitment campaign open until December 19

Application process open until December 19, 2018; Online application process on corporate.airfrance.com; 3 flight training schools; One hundred pilots trained by 2020 PARIS, France, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is launching its second cadet pilot recruitment campaign open until December 19. The company wishes to recruit and train around one hundred young pilots by… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport as headline sponsor for the Big Bang Fair South East, UK’s biggest single celebration of STEM for young people

Gatwick’s education programme designed to help young people gain confidence, raise aspirations and offer opportunities they may not otherwise have had Airport will be headline sponsor which enables Big Bang Fair to run over two days Sponsorship to highlight the importance and relevance of STEM subjects in the world of work, including among the 24000… Read the full press release

British Airways and KidZania encourage children to consider an exciting career in aviation

British Airways and KidZania are encouraging the next generation of children to fly 125,000 children have so far taken the controls of an aircraft at the British Airways Aviation Academy 15 per cent discount at KidZania London for British Airways customers LONDON, UK, 2018-Oct-25 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is encouraging its youngest customers… Read the full press release

British Airways announces a multi-million pounds investment in staff training to provide the very best service to its customers

Multi-million pounds investment in staff training Staff empowered and trained to work across the terminal to solve any problem Mobile devices will help them to assist with reservations, ticketing, flight changes, re-bookings and up to date flight information Part of a continued initiative to care for and put customers at the heart of its business… Read the full press release

Toronto Pearson International Airport and NPower Canada to help connect Peel Region youth to meaningful careers

TORONTO, CANADA, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Toronto Pearson International Airport and NPower Canada are partnering to provide 120 low-income young adults in Peel Region with free technical and professional skills training, job placement and career laddering services. The $50,000 grant from the airport will help connect students to meaningful careers and assist with addressing… Read the full press release

TUI Care Foundation and Plan International partner to launch a new initiative in Hue City, Vietnam

TUI Care Foundation and Plan International have again joined forces to create a safety network for disadvantaged communities  The project provides vocational training to 350 youths and supports families in organising collaborative financing schemes  Berlin, Germany, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — TUI Care Foundation and Plan International have joined forces to launch a new… Read the full press release

The National Science Foundation and Boeing announce new $21 million partnership to accelerate training in critical skill areas and increase diversity in STEM fields

Investment to accelerate online, on-demand training in critical skill areas and support women in STEM CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The National Science Foundation (NSF) and Boeing [NYSE: BA] today (Sept. 24, 2018) announced a new $21 million partnership to accelerate training in critical skill areas and increase diversity in science, technology, engineering and math… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo earns Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme accreditation for 10 new stations

The accreditation recognises the cargo carrier’s stringent and safe processes in handling Envirotainer containers at several stations across its network DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo is pleased to announce that it has received the Qualified Envirotainer Provider Training and Quality Programme (QEP) accreditation for 10 new stations: London Heathrow,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities award complimentary air travel to 150 ¡Lánzate! Travel Award Recipients

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 150 students, ranging from incoming freshman through graduate students, with complimentary roundtrip air travel as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program. Current ¡Lánzate! Travel Award Recipient, and undergraduate student at… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay to host a series of monthly inspirational art classes in Bay View Lounge

Art-inspired afternoons in Bahrain’s iconic beach resort sets the tone for a colourful autumn Bahrain Bay, Bahrain, 2018-Sep-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay invites guests to find their hidden talent during a series of monthly inspirational art classes hosted in Bay View Lounge. A soaring architectural statement rising on its own private island… Read the full press release

Aviation and aerospace stakeholders will launch a global study on effective ways to advance women into leadership roles

​Five Aviation/Aerospace stakeholders launch global study on Women in Leadership Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Five stakeholder organizations in the aviation and aerospace industry will launch a global study – “Soaring Through the Glass Ceiling” – to identify and promote means by which the aviation and aerospace industry can more effectively recruit and… Read the full press release

ALPA: Known Crewmember® (KCM) program milestone: 100 million crewmembers cleared since its inception in 2011

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines for America (A4A) and the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA), along with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), today (September 10, 2018) announced the Known Crewmember® (KCM) program has reached a significant milestone with the clearing of over 100 million crewmembers since its inception in 2011. The KCM program enables TSA… Read the full press release

American Association of Airport Executives, International Association of Airport Executives and Corporación Quiport S.A. to launch new International Aerodrome Certified Employee (IACE) online training and certification program

Alexandria, VA, 2018-Sep-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE), an affiliate organization of AAAE, with support from Corporación Quiport S.A. in Ecuador, operator of Quito International Airport, are pleased to announce the new International Aerodrome Certified Employee (IACE) online training and certification… Read the full press release

VisitScotland highlights the importance of rural tourism economy at Aberdeenshire seminar

EDINBURGH, Scotland, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Highlighting the importance of the rural tourism economy was the focus of a seminar organised by VisitScotland and attended by around 70 representatives from businesses in the east of Aberdeenshire. The imposing 800-year-old fortress of Fyvie Castle was the backdrop to the agri-tourism event, at which delegates… Read the full press release

easyJet inspires more girls to become airline pilots with launch of new campaign

easyJet launches campaign to recruit female pilots of the future LUTON, England, 2018-Aug-29 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has today (28 / 08 / 2018) launched a national campaign to inspire more girls to become airline pilots. In a recruitment film released today, the airline reimagined a famous scene from Hollywood movie Catch Me If You… Read the full press release