Philippines’ Cebu Pacific to recruit candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest” training program to become commercial pilots

Cebu Pacific opens applications for new batch of Cadet Pilots Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Applications are open for a new batch of Cadet Pilots who will be trained to become full-fledged aviators for Cebu Pacific (CEB). CEB will be recruiting 16 candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest”… Read the full press release

Arsenal player Danny Welbeck gives young footballers an unforgettable training session the Arsenal Soccer School Dubai

Arsenal player’s visit comes as ASSD marks 10 years Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Arsenal player Danny Welbeck visited the Arsenal Soccer School Dubai (ASSD), providing young footballers an unforgettable training session as they learn to “play the Arsenal way.” This is Danny Welbeck’s second visit to the school, which comes as… Read the full press release

HMSHost donates $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students

Third year of support celebrated in Miami MIAMI, Fla., 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — To make a lasting impact on the quality of education for Florida’s youth and the next generation, global restaurateur HMSHost contributed $500,000 to Step Up For Students for the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program for lower-income K-12 students. Through the tax-credit scholarship, Step… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to recruit 19 candidates for this year’s apprenticeship training

Sixteen technical apprentices and three office clerk trainees are needed  Training commences on September 2, 2019  54 apprentices are currently undergoing training at Austrian Airlines  VIENNA, Austria, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Each year Austrian Airlines trains a large number of apprentices in different areas of the company. The field of aircraft engineering is particularly… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces $1 million grant program recipients

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 29, 2019) announced that 24 nonprofit organizations across the United States will be receiving a portion of a $1 million grant program, sponsored by the Texas-based carrier, to strengthen communities throughout the nation. Each of the receiving organizations is tasked with using the funds to… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport announces return of its Junior Apprentice competition

Manchester, UK, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Manchester Airport’s Junior Apprentice competition is back for 2019, with Year Five and Six pupils from across Greater Manchester and Cheshire being encouraged to take part. Winning students will even get the chance to hear themselves on the airwaves and see their work in the terminals of the… Read the full press release

British Airways teamed up with KidZania in Westfield to inspire children to pursue a career in aviation

More than 1,500 children from 19 schools visited the Aviation Academy at the two-day careers fair British Airways customers receive 15 per cent discount to the KidZania activity centre  LONDON, UK, 2019-Jan-28 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 1,500 children were given a unique insight into a career in aviation when they attended a careers… Read the full press release

George Best Belfast City Airport supports Knocknagoney Primary School with new STEM equipment

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Knocknagoney Primary School in east Belfast has invested in a range of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) based learning equipment, thanks to funding from George Best Belfast City Airport’s Community Fund. Among the many items purchased were a green-house, microscopes and a fully functional water wall,… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya to host a special Chef Sebastiano and Friends cheese-making event

Executive Chef Sebastiano Spriveri, visiting Chefs Giuseppe Pappalardo, Enrico Carretta and Cheesemonger Biagio Floro, and Dai Forni’s resident Chef de Cuisine Daniele Bartolo are putting on a live demonstration of the preparation of fresh mozzarella, burrata cheese, stracciatella and a wide selection of fresh cheeses that will be used as ingredients in the dishes for… Read the full press release

CDA: New Aviation Futures Training Center in Chicago to launch in March 2019 as an extension of Olive-Harvey College’s TDL Center

CHICAGO, Illinois, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined City Colleges of Chicago and AAR to announce the new Aviation Futures Training Center to train students in aviation sheet metalworking. AAR, a global leader in aviation aftermarket services, will partner with Olive-Harvey College to prepare students for in-demand jobs in aviation, heavy… Read the full press release

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