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

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

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

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

dnata named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards for the 9th time

Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — For the 9th time, dnata has been named Ground Support Services Provider of the Year at the Aviation Business Awards.  The award was accepted by Jaffar Dawood, Senior Vice President of dnata’s UAE airport operations, at a gala dinner in Dubai. “We are honoured to receive this… Read the full press release

Emirates won the Aviation 100 ‘Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year

Airline also scoops up ‘Deal of the Year for Innovation’ award Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates, the world’s largest international airline, has won the Aviation 100 ‘Middle East & Africa Airline of the Year’, awarded by Airline Economics magazine. The Aviation 100 awards recognise aviation’s most outstanding performers, as well as the… Read the full press release

dnata marks UAE Civil Aviation Day

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the first aviation companies of the UAE, is proud to celebrate the success story of the industry on the occasion of UAE Civil Aviation Day. dnata was founded in 1959 by the late HH Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum as part of his vision… Read the full press release

EU – Latin America and Caribbean Cooperation on Civil Aviation project opens field office in the Latin America and Caribbean region

EU-LAC project office in Costa Rica inaugurated by EU Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc San Jose, Costa Rica, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The EU-LAC project (EU – Latin America and Caribbean Cooperation on Civil Aviation), officially opened today (28 September 2018) its field office in the Latin America and Caribbean region, in the… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport begins consultation with local communities on aviation-related noise

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Aberdeen International Airport is to liaise with members of the public, local authorities and other key stakeholders as part of a consultation which will set out proposed measures to manage and mitigate the impact of aviation-related noise. Local communities will be invited to provide their views on the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to host the inaugural ‘CAPA Qatar Aviation, Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit’, from 5-6 February 2019 in Doha

Qatar Airways looks forward to welcoming senior industry decision-makers to the first conference of its kind in the Middle East  The conference will take place from 5-6 February 2019 in Doha DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is delighted to announce its partnership with leading aviation market intelligence body, CAPA –… Read the full press release

ICAO, European Union and EASA: Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays possible with the ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky

Bangkok, Thailand, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Cheaper, safer and more environmentally sustainable aviation with less delays will be enabled by the ASEAN Single Aviation Market and Seamless ASEAN Sky. Challenges and opportunities were discussed at the first ICAO-EASA forum on Civil Aviation in South East Asia. For the first time, the UN International Civil… Read the full press release

IATA calls on government of Mauritius to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of the country’s economic and social development

Port Louis, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of Mauritius to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of the country’s economic and social development. “The leaders of Mauritius have always understood that air connectivity is vital. As we celebrate the first half-century of… 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

EASA’s Annual Safety Conference ‘A Vision for the Future of General Aviation’, 6-7 Nov 2018 in Vienna, Austria

Cologne, Germany, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — EASA’s Annual Safety Conference ‘A Vision for the Future of General Aviation’ (6-7 Nov 2018 in Vienna/Austria) on safer, simpler and more affordable flying introduces the new era of innovation and sharing of airspace, flights in General Aviation The conference will launch a new European GA strategy focusing on safer,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways leads the adoption of virtual reality into aviation ground operations training as IATA’s global launch partner of RampVR™

Airline innovates to establish global best-practice training and safety standards on airport ramps on its worldwide network RampVR™ is the world’s first virtual reality training tool for aviation ground operations DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is leading the adoption of virtual reality into aviation ground operations training, as IATA’s global launch partner… Read the full press release

Aviation industry launches The ‘One Too Many’ campaign to raise awareness of the need to fly responsibly

The ‘One Too Many’ campaign is the first-of-its-kind to bring the main Aviation Industry partners together to raise awareness of the need to fly responsibly This industry led campaign supported by the Aviation Minister, Baroness Sugg will highlight that although serious disruptive behaviour is rare, given its impact on others, even a single disruptive passenger… Read the full press release

BUD Security Kft celebrates its fifth birthday

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The security screening of twenty-five thousand passengers and thousands of bags checked in per day, guaranteeing the security of an airport with 13 million per year – these are the main responsibilities of BUD Security Kft celebrating its fifth birthday in July. The subsidiary of Budapest Airport (100%… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Innovation Hub and SAP launch startup innovation challenge to explore the potential of blockchain technology in the aviation industry

The idea contest from the Lufthansa Innovation Hub and SAP.iO Berlin Foundry seeks blockchain-based solutions that make the traveler’s customer experience, processes, supply chains, and maintenance procedures at airlines smoother, safer and more interconnected Ideas can be submitted in three categories until August 31, 2018 Participants can further develop their ideas in exchange with experts… Read the full press release

UK’s aerospace and aviation sectors sign up to The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter

50 companies in aerospace/aviation have signed up to the Charter. Members of the Charter include aerospace manufacturers, airlines, airports, trade bodies and others. Bristol, UK, 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Women in Aviation and Aerospace Charter reflects the aspiration of the industry to see gender balance across all levels. The Charter: Commits organisations to… Read the full press release

IATA calls on governments and aviation stakeholders in the Caribbean region to maximize the benefits of aviation connectivity

Barbados, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and other aviation stakeholders in the Caribbean region to work together to maximize the benefits of aviation connectivity. “Aviation is essential to supporting tourism in the Caribbean region, transporting approximately 50% of all tourists who travel here. It also provides… 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

flydubai recognised by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum for its contribution to the development of Dubai as a global hub for aviation

DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai was recognised by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of flydubai for the contribution and support it has given to the development of Dubai as a global hub for aviation.  Hamad Obaidalla, Chief Commercial Officer at flydubai, received the award on behalf… Read the full press release

IATA to Latin America and Caribbean governments: focus on infrastructure, costs and the region’s regulatory framework

Santiago, Chile, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean to focus on infrastructure, costs and the region’s regulatory framework. By concentrating on these areas, the economic and social benefits of aviation can be maximized while accommodating the region’s expanding demand for… Read the full press release

Department of Transportation (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) data: on-time performance at O’Hare International Airport has dramatically improved in recent years

Chicago, IL, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Data available from the  Department of Transportation (DOT) Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)shows that on-time performance at O’Hare International Airport has dramatically improved in recent years. The last four years of statistics for the nation’s 30 major airports show that O’Hare has steadily moved up in the rankings… Read the full press release

easyJet partners with Girlguiding to engage more girls in aviation

easyJet partners with Girlguiding to engage more girls in aviation   LUTON, UK, 2018-Mar-05 — /Travel PR News/ — 200,000 girls will have the opportunity to complete the badge, part of Girlguiding’s new programme to be launched this summer Badge will get girls engaging in aviation, building a foundation for future study and raising awareness… Read the full press release

Heathrow Strives for Aviation Excellence with New Sustainability Plan

Heathrow 2.0, the airport’s new sustainability strategy, launches new initiatives to make Heathrow into a centre of excellence for aviation Plans include a new R&D incubator, an ambition for growth from a new runway to be carbon neutral and at least halving the number of late-running departures to reduce noise for local communities Hounslow TW6,… Read the full press release

IATA: New data shows that aviation and aviation-related tourism contributes some $5.9 billion to Panama’s economy

Panama City, 2015-2-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced new data showing that aviation and aviation-related tourism contributes some $5.9 billion to Panama’s economy, an amount equal to 12.6% of the country’s GDP. This is much higher than the global average contribution of 3.4%, reflecting the positive impact of efficient… Read the full press release

GBTA launched four formal European committees for the industry across Aviation, Hotel, Meetings and Technology

London, 2014-5-2 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced the formation and launch of four formal European committees for the industry across Aviation, Hotel, Meetings and Technology. The committees will be comprised of experienced GBTA members who wish to share their knowledge… Read the full press release

Tourism Ministers call for closer coordination of tourism and aviation policies at UNWTO & World Travel Market (WTM) Ministers’ Summit

London, United Kingdom, 2013-11-8 — /travelprnews.com/ — Improving air connectivity through a closer coordination of tourism and aviation policies to ensure the sustained growth of the tourism sector and of air transport was the commitment stemming from the annual UNWTO & World Travel Market (WTM) Ministers´ Summit (London, United Kingdom, 5 November 2013). Critical issues related to… Read the full press release

The Austrian aviation sector calls on future government to eliminate competitive disadvantages impacting business location Austria

Representatives of the domestic aviation sector jointly hand over list of demands to the future government Ticket tax is a stumbling block for business and tourism Improved air traffic links to Europe’s railway system is necessary Harmonization of European air traffic control is long overdue Austria, 2013-10-23— /travelprnews.com/ — The domestic aviation industry, which accounts for 80,000… Read the full press release