British Airways expands its Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China

Over a third of cabin crew on Beijing and Shanghai flights will be Chinese nationals, fluent in Mandarin Support for Chinese customers on the ground at Heathrow Terminal 5 also increased LONDON, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is doubling the number of Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China, so… Read the full press release

Judy M. Ross, A.A.E. promoted to Assistant Director of Aviation for Mineta San José International Airport

Industry Leader and Experienced Manager at Silicon Valley’s Airport Selected after National Search San José, Calif, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Judy M. Ross, A.A.E., has been promoted to Assistant Director of Aviation for Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) by Director of Aviation John Aitken after a national recruitment. Ross has served as Interim… Read the full press release

Aeroflot wins international Randstad Award for best employer in the transport industry

MOSCOW, 2018-Apr-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has once again won the prestigious international Randstad Award for best employer in the transport industry. This award is given to Russia’s most attractive employers every year based on the results of the world’s biggest independent employer branding survey. Since it was founded over 18 years ago,… Read the full press release

British Airways releases its Gender Pay Gap figures

LONDON, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today released its Gender Pay Gap figures. The airline’s statistics show that the median hourly pay difference between men and women is 10 per cent, compared to the national average of 18.1 per cent*. The airline’s median bonus pay difference is -19 per cent, which, using… Read the full press release

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approves proposed minimum wage increase for workers at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty

Proposal Would Raise Minimum Wage for All Workers at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty to $19/hour by 2023; $2 Increase for Workers at Newark This Year  60-Day Public Comment Period to Begin in Early April and Conclude in Early June Ahead of Final Vote Raising Wages Improves Security by Reducing Turnover and Allowing for Better… Read the full press release

AHLEF announces a $75,000 grant to support recruitment and training of Opportunity Youth in Chicago

AHLA, IH&LA Partner with Grads of Life, LeadersUp to Support Recruitment and Training of Opportunity Youth CHICAGO, IL, 2018-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation (AHLEF), the foundation arm of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced a $75,000 grant to help Chicago community-based organizations recruit and train… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines awarded $543 million to its employees

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Employees were awarded $543 million today in ProfitSharing. The 2017 award equals approximately 11.3 percent of each eligible Employee’s eligible compensation—the equivalent of more than five weeks’ pay. This $543 million contribution—nearly $1.5 million a day—is the third-largest total dollar amount Southwest Airlines® has ever allocated… Read the full press release

Preferred Hotels & Resorts strengthens its executive team with three talented women

NEWPORT BEACH, 2018-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Lindsey Ueberroth, Chief Executive Officer of Preferred Hotels & Resorts — the world’s largest global provider of sales, marketing and distribution services to independent luxury hotels — today (March 1, 2018) announced three executive appointments that mark a significant shift in the leadership structure of the family-owned and operated-company: Michelle… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints Carrie David as chief human resources officer

Interstate Hotels & Resorts appoints Carrie David as chief human resources officer ARLINGTON, Va., 2018-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Interstate Hotels & Resorts – the leading U.S.-based global hotel management company – announces the appointment of Carrie David as chief human resources officer. Carrie is responsible for leading all aspects of the human resources team, developing… Read the full press release

Steigenberger Hotels AG earns two awards for its good human resources management

Two awards confirm the hotel group’s effective human resources management Main, Germany, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Staff motivation and commitment are key to corporate success, particularly in the hotel sector. Good human resources management makes an important contribution in this regard. This plays a major role to Steigenberger Hotels AG whose umbrella brand… Read the full press release

Port of Oakland now accepting applications for its 2018 Summer College Internship Program

Internship opportunities in aviation, engineering, social responsibility and other professional fields Oakland, Calif., 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Port of Oakland is recruiting for its 2018 Summer College Internship Program. Through a competitive process, students apply for paid internships in a variety of fields at the Port. Applications are being accepted through Friday, March 2,… Read the full press release

Deutsche Lufthansa AG to hire more than 8,000 new employees in 2018

Largest growth in cabin crew with 4,000 new employees 250 apprentices to start at the Lufthansa Group Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2018, Deutsche Lufthansa AG will hire more than 8,000 new employees. The majority of them will be flight attendants who will work for various Lufthansa Group airlines in 2018. Lufthansa, Germany’s… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches new pilot recruitment program with universities across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria

SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today announced a new pilot recruitment program designed to provide the best and brightest aviation students with a flying start to their career. The “Qantas Future Pilot Program” has been designed in collaboration with five universities across Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, and is open… Read the full press release

Concur earns Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

BELLEVUE, Wash., 2017-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Concur, an SAP company and the world’s leading provider of travel, expense and invoice management solutions, has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2018. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its 10th year, relies solely on the input of… Read the full press release

Singapore Tourism Board announces Work for a Stay programme to attract jobseekers into the hotel industry

SINGAPORE, 2017-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The inaugural Work for a Stay programme will offer graduating students from post-secondary institutions and jobseekers who are keen to work in the hotel industry a chance to try out a short-term work stint at a number of hotels here, and earn a staycation. First-hand, on-the-job experiences in the… Read the full press release

Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group names Adrian Oyekanmi as Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing

Brussels, Belgium, 2017-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the most dynamic hotel groups in the world, today announced the appointment of Adrian Oyekanmi as Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Sourcing. Adrian will report to Iñigo Capell, Executive Vice President & Global Chief Resources Officer. Adrian joined Carlson in April 2017… Read the full press release

Ryanair to hold engineering open day on Thursday, 23rd November

DUBLIN, 2017-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (20 Nov) announced that it will create 200 new engineering jobs across Europe, as it takes delivery of 50 new aircraft over the next 12 months. An engineering open day will be held on Thursday, 23rd November between 11:00 and 18:00hrs in the Maldron Hotel,… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer to hold an open day in Birmingham on Monday November 27 to recruit new captains

LONDON, UK, 2017-Nov-20 — /Travel PR News/ — BA CityFlyer, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Airways, is visiting Birmingham at the end of November as part of a campaign to recruit new captains. The airline is holding an open day at the Hilton Metropole hotel at Birmingham NEC on Monday November 27 seeking pilots… Read the full press release

14 aspiring engineers join easyJet’s 2017 Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship

26 months classroom and on the job training leads to a recognised engineering qualification easyJet employment with package up to £30,000 on offer for graduates of the programme LONDON, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has welcomed 14 aspiring engineers to its 2017 Aeronautical Engineering Apprenticeship intake, following a record number of… Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free voted the ‘Best Employer in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry’ at the 2017 VeryEast Summit

Voting took place over seven days via Chinese social media channel WeChat  DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF) is pleased to announce that it has won the ‘Best Employer in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry’ award at the 2017 VeryEast Summit held in Hangzhou, China on 3 November 2017. With… Read the full press release

Heathrow becomes an accredited Living Wage employer

Heathrow becomes an accredited Living Wage employer as part of its vision for the airport to be a great place to live and work Accreditation from The Living Wage Foundation will see 3,200 airport workers receive the living wage in this first phased transition and by the end of 2020 Heathrow’s vision goes further than accreditation… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport to host its biggest ever Jobs Fair on Wednesday 15 November at the Arora Hotel in Crawley

Biggest ever Jobs Fair with more than 1,000 new jobs Employers from across the airport include retailers, airlines and their handling agents New online portal launch provides access to cross-campus Gatwick airport jobs LONDON, UK, 2017-Oct-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport is hosting its biggest ever Jobs Fair with more than 40 employers scheduled… Read the full press release

Wizz Air to host two UK Pilot Open Days this October

#IamWIZZCrew BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, will be hosting two UK Pilot Open Days this October, as part of its increased recruitment drive. These open days will provide information about career opportunities and positive employment conditions at Wizz Air. Commanders or first… Read the full press release

80 students to start 12-month internships at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA)

HONG KONG, 2017-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — More than 80 students are starting 12-month internships at the Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) after completing a course at the Hong Kong International Aviation Academy (the Academy) aimed at nurturing young people for careers in the aviation industry. The “Certificate Course in Airport Services and Operations” is… Read the full press release

Hundreds of Monarch employees could find employment with easyJet

The airline’s largest recruitment drive means hundreds of Monarch employees could find employment with easyJet LONDON, 2017-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet has today reached out to Monarch employees to encourage them to apply. As part of the airline’s latest and largest ever recruitment, there are still opportunities for 100 cabin crew in Luton, 400… Read the full press release

Twin brothers pilots at British Airways to retire: 45,000 flying hours; 3.5 years in the air and over two million customers flown

LONDON, 2017-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Twin brothers who work as British Airways pilots celebrated their 60th birthdays today by walking off their last ever flights, only 30 seconds apart. Captains Jeremy and Nick Hart both fly A320 aircraft on short-haul routes for British Airways. After being born 30 minutes apart they decided a fitting end… Read the full press release

flydubai rolls out new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation

Dubai, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai is excited to announce today the roll out of a new uniform as it enters its ninth year of operation. The new design will be worn by more than 2,500 uniformed staff across the flydubai network; including Pilots, Cabin Crew, Training, Engineering and Maintenance staff as… Read the full press release

Norwegian CFO Frode Foss to leave the company

Fornebu, Norway, 2017-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — CFO of Norwegian, Frode Foss has decided to leave the company. Vice President Investor Relations, Tore Østby, will take on the position for an interim period. Tore Østby joined Norwegian as Vice President IR in 2014. Foss has been the CFO of Norwegian since the company was… Read the full press release

Aeroflot announces lump-sum signing bonuses for flight-crew employees

Moscow, Russia, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot’s management has taken the decision to introduce new financial incentives for flight-crew employees in the form of lump-sum signing bonuses. The Management Board will implement one-time payments for those joining PJSC Aeroflot in the amount of RUB 650,000 for captains and RUB 350,000 for first officers. These… Read the full press release

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya introduces its General Manager and executive team ahead of its opening this summer

Four Seasons Hotel Kuwait at Burj Alshaya introduces its General Manager and executive team ahead of its opening this summer   Team of experienced Four Seasons professionals appointed to lead the luxury hospitality company’s first property in Kuwait Kuwait City, Kuwait, 2017-Jun-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Just months ahead of its opening later this… Read the full press release