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

Qantas Group to open its Pilot Academy across two locations in Australia

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Aug-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group has today (23RD AUGUST 2018) confirmed it will open its Pilot Academy across two locations in regional Australia to meet anticipated demand. The Academy is part of the Qantas Group’s plans to build a long-term talent pipeline for its airlines and the broader industry to meet… Read the full press release

Bahrain Airport Company hosts workshops to ensure a smooth transition to BIA’s new Passenger Terminal Building

Muharraq, Bahrain, 2018-Aug-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) hosted the second in a series of workshops for Bahrain International Airport (BIA) stakeholders to discuss the national Operations Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) platform, that aims to ensure a smooth transition to BIA’s new Passenger Terminal Building. In attendance were senior officials from… Read the full press release

Abu Dhabi Airports hosts the Royal Saudi Air Force delegates at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies for aviation training sessions

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Aug-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Abu Dhabi Airports is hosting delegates candidates from the Royal Saudi Air Force at the Gulf Centre for Aviation Studies (GCAS) for a series of selected aviation training sessions. The trainee will benefit from knowledge-sharing exercises covering areas related to safety and security, forming… Read the full press release

CDA to host a free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop on August 8, 2018

Chicago, IL, 2018-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Are you interested in operating a restaurant or shop at O’Hare or Midway International Airports, but don’t know where to begin? Here’s your chance to get informed! The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will present a free “How to Open a Concession at O’Hare or Midway Airport” workshop on Wednesday,… Read the full press release

HSMAI partners with Level60 to offer revenue management course and classroom tools leading to a new HSMAI student certification

McLean, VA, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) is pleased to announce a partnership with Level60 Consulting (Level60) to offer hospitality faculty members a course and classroom tools to teach revenue management, leading to a new HSMAI student certification. Designed expressly for faculty, the course and classroom tools… Read the full press release

Myanmar Shalom Offers FAM Trip to Magical Myanmar

Yangon, Myanmar, 2018-Jul-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Myanmar has recently opened its doors to the world after decades of isolation and now is the time to explore this Magical country.  We have created unique FAM Trip (21st  – 30th September) for Travel Agents/Tour Operators/DMC/Tour Leaders and also first time travelers to Myanmar. With a focus… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific volunteers visit UNICEF’s Change for Good project in Guizhou province, China

Airline volunteers experience how Change for Good is bettering the lives of children living in rural China HONG KONG, 2018-Jul-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Thirteen Cathay Pacific volunteers visited UNICEF’s project work in Guizhou province in mainland China last month. Organised by Hong Kong Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF HK), the five-day field trip allowed… Read the full press release

IATA to make training courses more accessible for developing nations

Geneva, 2018-Jul-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that, as part of its strong support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it will introduce new pricing of most of its training courses to make them more accessible to developing nations. “Aviation is the business of freedom and a catalyst for… Read the full press release

easyJet becomes the first airline in the UK to offer apprenticeships under the new Government apprenticeship standards

First apprenticeships offered by an airline in the UK under the new Government apprenticeship standards One year training programme combining training at easyJet’s Gatwick training academy and on the job experience LUTON, England, 2018-Jul-12 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has appointed the first cohort to its new cabin crew apprenticeship scheme – the first of… Read the full press release

PATA and STR to host “Certification in Advanced Hotel and Tourism Analytics (CAHTA) by PATA/STR” training programme

BANGKOK, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) in collaboration with STR will organise the “Certification in Advanced Hotel and Tourism Analytics (CAHTA) by PATA/STR” on November 19-20, 2018 at the PATA Engagement Hub, Bangkok, Thailand. CAHTA is a certification focused on data research for hospitality industry professionals geared towards hotel revenue managers, general managers,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Hospitality donates €60,000 through its 1×1 donation project to fund the building of a school in Enugu, Nigeria

Deutsche Hospitality is showing its continued strong commitment to social projects by using donations to fund the building of a private school in Enugu, Nigeria. Main, Germany, 2018-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The school will be able to accommodate up to 300 pupils, and the company has already handed over a cheque for €60,000… Read the full press release

GBTA to provide education, resources and networking opportunities to business travel professionals in its new chapter in Italy

London, 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today (3 July 2018) announced that it is launching a chapter in Italy. Established in response to demand from the local market, the chapter will provide education, resources and networking opportunities to business… Read the full press release

Oman Air celebrates the first batch of the MPL graduates

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has announced the graduation of the first batch of MPL cadets as the trainees completed all phases of the Boeing 737 Type Rating Training. Oman Air earlier announced its adoption of a multi-crew pilot license, which is the… Read the full press release

The American Heart Association unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport

Interactive machine teaches life-saving skill to travelers in five minutes Oakland, Calif., 2018-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Heart Association – the world’s leading voluntary health organization devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease – unveiled two Hands-Only CPR training kiosks today at Oakland International Airport during National CPR and AED Awareness Week, an annual observance… Read the full press release

The Indianapolis Airport Authority: Indianapolis is becoming a national hub for aviation career development

INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Indianapolis Airport Authority Executive Director Mario Rodriguez said Indianapolis is becoming a national hub for aviation career development, in light of Republic Airways’ announcement today  (May 31, 2018) regarding the Leadership in Flight Training Academy that will be located on the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) campus. “The aviation industry… Read the full press release

Republic Airways to build commercial aviation pilot training campus at the Indianapolis International Airport

INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Governor Eric J. Holcomb, Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett and officials from the Indianapolis Airport Authority joined executives from Republic Airways, an Indianapolis-based regional airline, today (05/31/18) as the company announced plans to establish a U.S.-based flight training academy in Indianapolis that will train hundreds of students and aviation… Read the full press release

The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund provides financial support to Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The George Best Belfast City Airport Community Fund has provided financial support to a local arts organisation that works with nursery and primary school children to help expand their creativity. Young at Art’s ‘Creative Child’ programme provides pupils aged three to 11 years old with creative experiences… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines seeks new participants for its dual aviation management studies program

Dual aviation management studies start for the second time as of March 2019 Austrian Airlines is looking for new participants Cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences Worms VIENNA, Austria, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — “Filling academic positions with Austrian talents is a major challenge for us”, says Kay Kratky, Chief Executive Officer of… Read the full press release

Bombardier introduces updated self-paced online Challenger 605 and Challenger 650 recurrent training course for pilots

Pilots can now cover 15-hours of FAA-certified recurrent course material for ground school online at their own pace Bombardier offers pilots the most up-to-date insider knowledge and technology at their fingertips With more than 1,100 deliveries and counting, the Challenger 600 series business jets represent the best-selling large business jet platform of all time Montréal, CANADA, 2018-May-04 —… Read the full press release