Manchester Airport: Bookings are now open for the Runway Visitor Park’s Flight Academy for kids

Ever-popular Flight Academy programme is back over February Half Term Programme gives youngsters a chance to sit in the cockpit of a real aircraft and see the roles that keep the airport running in action ‘Midweek Madness’ short tours of Concorde from just £5 also available on Wednesday 16th February and Thursday 24th February,  All day parking just… Read the full press release

UNWTO, IE University and the Government of the Dominican Republic announce 300 tourism education scholarships

Madrid, Spain, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — UNWTO and IE University continue to build on their shared commitment to nurturing tourism talent and promoting accessible education with the announcement of new scholarships to the UNWTO Online Academy. In line with the Organization’s focus on expanding access to training and skills development, and in close… Read the full press release

G6 Hospitality takes proactive, zero-tolerance stance on human trafficking through awareness, training and response program

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/ — G6 Hospitality, the parent company of the Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands, is committed to doing its part to end human trafficking in all forms and to help increase awareness of this global crime as the nation recognizes Human Trafficking Awareness Month in January. “There is… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks new talents for its Apprenticeship training in 2022

Five future talents wanted for mechatronics apprenticeship in production technology – apply until 13 February 2022 Home carrier educates its own junior staff since 25 years COO Francesco Sciortino: “Apprenticeship training is a valuable investment in the next generation and offers young people perspectives for their professional lives”. Vienna, Austria, 2022-Jan-12 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

MGTO announces launch of Sign Language eLearning Program

Macao, China, 2021-Dec-01 — /Travel PR News/ — The “Power in Our Hands – The Greater Bay Area Sign Language Community Outreach eLearning Program” was launched today (29 November). Members of the travel trade can start learning online through the link at Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO)’s Macao Tourism Industry Net, leveraging the convenient e-platform to… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines Berhad and UCSI Group to invest in future workforce through educational programmes

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2021-Nov-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) and UCSI Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build a robust talent ecosystem and enhancing the skills and capabilities of the workforce for greater economic development of the country. The MoU was signed between Chief Executive Officer of UCSI… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC)

The pledge funds research and technological advancements aimed at reducing net greenhouse gas emissions DALLAS, TX, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced a $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC) to research technological advancements and find new solutions to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. The pledge will also… Read the full press release

CLT Airport’S 14th Runway 5K raised more than $34,800 for Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College

Charlotte, North Carolina, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The 14th Runway 5K raised more than $34,800 for CLT’s Airport Opportunity Scholarship at Central Piedmont Community College. The scholarship was created in 2018 to help promote careers in aviation as well as economic opportunities in Charlotte. Over the past four years, six students from Charlotte… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport will host special STEM week in December across schools in Sussex

London, UK, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 300 schoolchildren across Sussex are to be engaged in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) initiatives by staff from Gatwick Airport, in the build-up to the airport’s engineering STEM week in December. Students from schools including Woodlands Meed in Burgess Hill, St Wilfrid’s in Crawley, The… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways launches in-flight children’s activity pack to educate future generation on preserving and protecting the environment

Fiji’s National Airline to hand out books and activity packs for children to foster a more sustainable future Nadi, Fiji, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways is excited to announce the launch of Our Ocean, Our Life; an in-flight children’s activity pack and series of books dedicated to educating the future generation on the… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport staff to support Hazelwick School students in their pathway into the workplace

London, UK, 2021-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Staff from Gatwick Airport are supporting students from Hazelwick School in Crawley in the development of vital life skills, as part of Love Local Jobs Foundation’s Dare to Dream programme. Starting on 11 November and running through the academic year, five Gatwick mentors will be working with… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy cadet graduates totals to 50 with its second graduation ceremony

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Flight Training Academy (EFTA) held its second graduation ceremony today (9 November 2021), with another 25 cadets successfully completing the Academy’s world-class training programme. This takes the total number of EFTA cadet graduates since the inaugural ceremony last year, to 50. The graduation ceremony took… Read the full press release

Emirates Flight Training Academy opens admissions for its cadet training programme

Cadets graduating from EFTA will be eligible to apply for second officer roles at Emirates EFTA offers highest training standards for commercial pilots’ licence through advanced technology and modern curriculum Dubai, UAE, 2021-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Flight Training Academy is inviting aspiring UAE Nationals and residents as well as international candidates… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Resort Maldives partners with Michelin-starred Italian chef Gaetano Trovato to mentor next generation of global chefs at Landaa Giraavaru

Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru, Republic of Maldives, 2021-Nov-03 — /Travel PR News/ — In a story of people and their intention – merging inspiration and empowerment – two Michelin-starred Italian chef and culinary artist Gaetano Trovato will be working exclusively with Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Landaa Giraavaru to mentor and inspire the next generation of global… Read the full press release

Olympic swimmer Chris Cook joins George Best Belfast City Airport to launch record-breaking year of IGNITE youth leadership programme

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Former Olympic swimmer, double Commonwealth champion, and British record holder, Chris Cook, joined George Best Belfast City Airport this week to launch a record-breaking year of its IGNITE youth leadership programme. IGNITE, an educational partnership between Belfast City Airport and Cinemagic aiming to provide life-changing opportunities… Read the full press release

Mineta San José International Airport opens new play space created by Children’s Discovery Museum of San Jose

$1.2M in Private and Public Support Gets New Educational Play Space Off the Ground and in Terminal B San Jose, CA, 2021-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — As travelers return to Mineta San José International Airport, families with young children can now safely get their pre-flight jitters out thanks to a new play space created… Read the full press release

IHG Hotels & Resorts partners with CVS Health and PCMA to strengthen its Meet with Confidence program

Partners will provide onsite testing and hotel training as part of Meet with Confidence program Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Oct-28 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts has further strengthened its Meet with Confidence program by partnering with CVS Health and PCMA. CVS Health’s Return ReadyTM is now a recommended supplier for onsite COVID-19 rapid testing. IHG also has signed… Read the full press release

Restart a Heart Day, George Best Belfast City Airport supports ‘At the Heart of the Game’ CPR and AED awareness campaign

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — This Restart a Heart Day, George Best Belfast City Airport is funding 20 state-of-the-art automated external defibrillator (AED) trainers for ‘At the Heart of the Game’, a new CPR and AED awareness campaign designed to educate youth members of hockey clubs across Northern Ireland in lifesaving… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s Runway Visitor Park announces return of its Flight Academy programme

Popular Flight Academy programme made its return over school summer holidays Sessions will now also run daily over the upcoming half term from Monday 25th October to Friday 29th October Programme gives youngsters a chance to sit in the flight deck and pretend to be a pilot and see the roles that keep the airport… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport teams up with QualSafe to train first aid instructors to become specialist mental health first aiders

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To mark World Mental Health Day, George Best Belfast City Airport is partnering with QualSafe, one of the UK’s largest Ofqual regulated awarding organisations, to upskill three in-house first aid instructors to become specialist mental health first aiders. With 1 in 4 people in the UK likely… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality supports education programme at two local schools in Frankfurt

Deutsche Hospitality funding a programme at two schools in Frankfurt / Eintracht Frankfurt announces that Muhammed Damar will act as an official mentor for the scheme Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2021-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Strong partners have come together to assist with an integrative education programme entitled “Football meets Culture”. In Frankfurt am… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces ‘Learn Live’ programme to kick off at local schools

London, UK, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has announced its popular ‘Learn Live’ programme aimed at local schools will begin again this month, as it kicks off a series of five broadcasts across engineering, IT, data analysis, construction and forecasting. The online broadcasts are designed to inspire local children to consider airport careers,… Read the full press release

New hires in engineering at Gatwick Airport highlights the airport’s commitment to providing opportunities for women in STEM

London, UK, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is proud to have recruited four new engineering apprentices for its 2021 cohort, with an equal split between males and females for the first time. The move highlights the airport’s ongoing commitment to providing opportunities for women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) roles…. Read the full press release

Strategic partnership to provide support, jobs and training for APSN’s students and trainees across all IHG hotels in Singapore

Apprenticeships and training programmes extended to all IHG hotels in Singapore Denham, United Kingdom, 2021-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — IHG Hotels & Resorts and APSN (fka Association for Persons with Special Needs) are proud to announce a strategic partnership to provide support, jobs and training for APSN’s students and trainees across all IHG hotels in… Read the full press release

easyJet offers free access to Mizzi Mozzi language-learning ebooks onboard

London, UK, 2021-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet is offering free access to Mizzi Mozzi language-learning ebooks onboard its entire network after uncovering that 82% of British parents are concerned their children have missed out on exposur… LEARNING THE LOCAL LINGO AT 35,000 FEET! British parents admit to being worried that foreign travel restrictions… Read the full press release

Boeing selected to provide pilot training solutions for United Aviate Academy

Boeing’s pilot training solutions include initial cadet assessment materials, Jeppesen Academy digital courseware, Jeppesen electronic charts, ForeFlight mobile solutions and pilot supplies Boeing presents cadet with scholarship to attend United Aviate Academy OSHKOSH, Wis., 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — United Aviate Academy has selected Boeing (NYSE:BA) to provide a comprehensive suite of training tools,… Read the full press release

Training program launch: The IATA – UNIGE Certificate of Advanced Studies in Environmental Sustainability in Aviation

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched an environmental sustainability training program together with the University of Geneva (UNIGE). While sustainability has played an important role in the industry for many years, it is a key priority as the sector rebuilds from the effects of the… Read the full press release

IATA’s travel and tourism diploma courses now offered to US based travel industry professionals

Montreal, Canada, 2021-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN), a department of IATA serving the US travel and tourism industry, announced that IATA’s globally recognized travel and tourism diploma courses are now being offered to existing and aspiring travel industry professionals based… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces a recruitment drive for 2,000 new pilots to crew aircraft deliveries

Dublin, Ireland, 2021-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (12th July) announced a recruitment drive for 2,000 new pilots to crew aircraft deliveries over the next 3 years as Ryanair recovers and rebuilds from the Covid-19 pandemic. Ryanair has now taken delivery of its first Boeing 737-8200 Gamechanger aircraft, which help… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport congratulates IGNITE class of 2021 graduates

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2021-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ —Belfast City Airport teamed up with local radio personality and Cinemagic ambassador, Pete Snodden, to celebrate the graduation of eighteen students from the airport’s annual IGNITE programme. IGNITE, first launched in 2019 by Belfast City Airport in partnership with Cinemagic, is a youth leadership initiative aimed at… Read the full press release