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Kiev, Ukraine, 2019-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — We Kievites love our city very much and strongly react to modern projects, innovations and unique places for entertainment and leisure. The Economist published The Global Liveability Index 2019 — new global ranking of cities in terms of living comfort. It evaluates locations in five categories: stability,… Read the full press release

Silversea completes third Expedition Training Academy with accomplished expedition guides from Silver Galapagos

Miami, FL, 2019-Dec-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Silversea has completed its third Expedition Training Academy–this time with five accomplished expedition guides from Silver Galapagos and two Academy trainers. Overseen by a dedicated Director, Silversea’s pioneering Expedition Training Academy has the aim of enriching guests’ travels around the world. The rigorous month-long training began on October 5, 2019,… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and UCLA to promote cultural exchange programs between Japan and the United States

Strengthening Educational Opportunities for Faculty and Students Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — In an effort to promote cultural exchange programs between the two countries, Japan Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Through this partnership, the two entities look to strengthen its ongoing relationship,… Read the full press release

UNWTO INSTO hosted its latest Asia Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO) of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) hosted its latest Asia Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia, with representatives from 10 nations contributing to key discussions on the effective monitoring and management of tourism destinations. As tourist numbers continue to rise… Read the full press release

Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy celebrates 15 years of providing training and career development to local people

Since 2004 Heathrow has supported over 5800 people into employment and contributed over £13.5 million towards training and career development Heathrow celebrates signing the Care Leaver Covenant, helping to make training and careers at Heathrow accessible to all. 87 apprentices graduated from the Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy this year, with 68% of graduates living… Read the full press release

The Emirates Group and GE Aviation extend development and leadership training programmes to UAE Nationals

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Emirates Group and GE Aviation, the world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to extend GE’s development and leadership training programmes to UAE National employees at the Emirates Group. The MoU was signed at the Dubai Airshow by Nasser… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation Dubai and the University of South Wales Dubai to help support the development of aspiring aviation professionals

Basel, Switzerland, 2019-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation Dubai and the University of South Wales (USW) Dubai today (November 17, 2019) announced their cooperation to help support the development of aspiring aviation professionals. Effective immediately, Jet Aviation will provide required on-the-job training opportunities to students in Dubai enrolled at USW Dubai, while USW will support… Read the full press release

KLM and MBO College Airport opens new training centre at Hoofddorp

Amstelveen, Netherlands, 2019-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ — KLM and MBO College Airport, part of ROC van Amsterdam (Amsterdam Regional Training Centre), have developed a high quality simulation environment for aviation logistics at Schiphol. This merges KLM’s business school with regular intermediary vocational courses to form a specialised school for aviation logistics. The new training centre… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific in search for 16 new recruits to enter its cadet pilot program

Calling all aspiring pilots! Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Nov-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ leading carrier is searching for 16 new recruits to enter its cadet pilot program. Filipino College graduates who are proficient in English, with an average grade of at least 80% or its equivalent in subjects related to Math, Physics and… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first UK airline to offer a summer internship programme with a competitive salary

Carrier is offering world-class opportunities to learn more about data science, analytics and leadership Internships cement airline as leader in emerging talent space with graduate, apprentice, business placement and work experience opportunities also up for grabs LONDON, UK, 2019-Oct-30 — /Travel PR News/ — From summer 2020 British Airways will become the first UK airline to… Read the full press release

British Airways is the first airline to partner with the Department for Transport on a new initiative to make travel easier for people with disabilities

New campaign highlights British Airways’ Beyond Accessibility training programme, which supports staff in assisting more than half a million customers with disabilities who fly with the airline each year Airline recently launched dedicated customer care team with direct phone line for travellers requiring additional assistance In 2019 British Airways became the first and only airline… Read the full press release

British Airways to fund flying lessons for 200 students across the UK

Airline commits to hundreds of hours of flying lessons for young people as part of investment in the pilots of tomorrow Youngsters take the controls of a mini-British Airways aircraft during 60-minute flying lesson Latest investment in the future of the aviation industry – more than 600 students a year also take part in work… Read the full press release

British Airways welcomed more than 200 students into its hangar during National Work Experience Month

British Airways’ expert engineers welcomed more than 200 young people into the airline’s world-class engineering facility during Work Experience Month to give them an insight into life as an engineer The airline’s engineers maintain a fleet of almost 300 aircraft and safety is its highest priority Taster sessions were designed to encourage more youngsters to… Read the full press release

Air France launches new cadet pilot training campaign

A programme open to candidates without previous flying experience and fully financed by Air France   Close to 200 cadet pilots already undergoing training   Online applications can be submitted at corporate.airfrance.com before December 15, 2019 Paris, France, 2019-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Air France is launching a new cadet pilot training campaign. Successful candidates will receive… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities award roundtrip air travel to 2019 ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program recipients

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 187 students complimentary roundtrip air travel as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The 2019 recipients are from 120 different schools across the country ranging from freshman to graduate students. Each… Read the full press release

British Airways launches its sought-after graduate scheme for 2020

Airline receives 10,000 applications for its 50 placements Finance whizzes, data enthusiasts and aspiring business leaders are being urged to apply for graduate opportunities Airline also announces first ever UK airline Internship Programme LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is on the lookout for ambitious and adventurous graduates to help implement its… Read the full press release

Gatwick hosted an event to encourage both mothers and daughters to work in the industry

Unique airside tour of Gatwick designed to encourage both mothers and daughters to consider careers in engineering Female engineering apprentice was on hand to inspire the visitors and talk through her experience at the airport Tour included learning how aircraft park with a laser guided system  LONDON, UK, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick provided… Read the full press release

The Colorado Tourism Office to transform frontline tourism workers into Colorado experts with new online workforce training program

New digital platform provides free training to transform frontline tourism workers into Colorado experts Denver, Colo., 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The Colorado Tourism Office (CTO) today (Sept. 24, 2019) launched a new online workforce training program called Colorado Concierge, which aims to turn frontline workers into Colorado experts and train them in Colorado-style customer… Read the full press release

The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop: ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’ to take place on November 25-26 in Bangkok, Thailand

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The 13th PATAcademy-HCD workshop, under the theme ‘China and Russia Outbound Tourism Markets’, is set to take place at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Engagement Hub in Bangkok, Thailand on November 25-26, 2019. The two-day programme aims to enable participants to leverage destination, consumer and competitor’ insights to create an effective destination… Read the full press release

Embry-Riddle select the Diamond DA42-VI for their Prescott and Daytona campuses

Wiener Neustadt, Austria, 2019-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — At EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wis., Embry-Riddle and Diamond Aircraft confirmed to add an additional four twin-engine DA42-VI to their existing fleet of 11 DA42-VI aircraft. “Diamond Aircraft is honored to have Embry-Riddle select the Diamond DA42-VI for their Prescott and Daytona campuses,” said Scott McFadzean, chief… Read the full press release

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