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

Qantas Group expands commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The Qantas Group will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a major expansion of the airline’s commitment to a more sustainable aviation industry. With actions starting from today, the national carrier will: Immediately double the number of flights being offset Cap net emissions from 2020 onwards… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways’ brand new Boeing 777-300ER delivered using sustainable aviation fuel

Boeing 777-300ER flown from Everett, WA to Japan using LanzaTech’s sustainable aviation fuel produced from waste gas derived ethanol. ANA selected by Japan’s NEDO for sustainable aviation fuel production, the latest effort by ANA to maintain its leadership in sustainability. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Nov-13 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest 5-Star… Read the full press release

Vietjet wins the best enterprise in the aviation sector for the ASEAN region at the 2019 ASEAN Business Awards

Bangkok, Thailand, 2019-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — New-age carrier Vietjet has been named the best enterprise in the aviation sector for the ASEAN region. The airline received the honor on November 2, 2019 at the 2019 ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) Gala Night, which was held within the framework of the ASEAN Summit in Thailand. On… Read the full press release

IATA: Continued Prioritization of Aviation Essential to Supporting Jobs and GDP Growth in UAE

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2019-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) presented its latest study on the importance of air transport to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) showing that ongoing prioritization of aviation as a key strategic asset could generate an additional 620,000 jobs and an extra USD 80 billion in GDP… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport hosted aviation-themed Air Smiles Day for children living with profound disabilities and life-limiting conditions

Bristol, UK, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — A respite day for children and adults living with profound disabilities and life-limiting conditions saw 20 children and 14 adults from Bristol and the surrounding regions spend a day at Bristol Airport as part of an aviation-themed Air Smiles Day on Saturday 21 September. The Air Smiles Day… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific helps shape Hong Kong’s aviation leaders of tomorrow through its I Can Fly community programme

Airline’s popular community programme helps shape Hong Kong’s aviation leaders of tomorrow Hong kong, China, 2019-Sep-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues its mission to help shape the future aviation leaders of Hong Kong, imparting valuable airline and social responsibility experience to 180 local students as part of its eighth I Can Fly community… Read the full press release

ALPA presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award

Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2019-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 18, 2019), during its 65th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented former Air Wisconsin Capt. Robert “Rob” Frank with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. Capt. Frank, who now flies for… Read the full press release

Shannon Group took home several awards at the Annual Aviation Awards 2019

Shannon, Ireland, 2019-Jul-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Group and Shannon based companies have soared again in the eyes of industry experts after claiming several awards at the Annual Aviation Awards 2019 at the weekend. Held at the Clayton Hotel on Friday night, the awards are the benchmark for excellence for those demonstrating best practice… Read the full press release

Kansas City Aviation Department launches new website to track construction progress of the new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport

Kansas City, MO, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The Kansas City Aviation Department today (6/18/2019) launched an expanded website, BuildKCI.com, to track construction progress over the next four years of the new, single terminal at Kansas City International Airport. The site’s URL and an introductory splash page were previously announced during the groundbreaking in March… Read the full press release

IATA research shows passengers want governments to encourage development of sustainable aviation fuels to reduce aviation carbon emissions

Geneva, Switzerland, 2019-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on European governments considering a Dutch proposal for an EU-wide tax on air tickets to listen to what their citizens want. IATA-commissioned research shows that air passengers want governments to encourage the development of new technologies and sustainable aviation fuels to… Read the full press release

Qatar Aviation Services exhibits at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference in Madrid, Spain

DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), participated as a silver sponsor at the 32nd IATA Ground Handling Conference that took place in Madrid, Spain from 26-29 May. For the second consecutive year, QAS participated in what is widely recognised as the most prestigious event on the ground handling industry… Read the full press release

easyJet continues sponsorship of Girlguiding’s Aviation badge for Brownies for a second year

LUTON, England, 2019-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, will continue its sponsorship of Girlguiding’s Aviation badge for Brownies for a second year. The badge was announced in March 2018 to get more girls interested in aviation, to challenge gender stereotypes, and to encourage more girls to consider a career as a pilot…. Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces cooperation with Chinese cargo hubs to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport will cooperate closely with two major Chinese cargo hubs, in order to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary. This is the main goal of the cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) signed during the “Belt and Road Forum” summit held in Beijing. Budapest Airport has… Read the full press release

IATA urges the Romanian government to focus on aviation competitiveness

Bucharest, Romania, 2019-Apr-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged the Romanian government to focus on aviation competitiveness as a means to strengthen the economy of Romania. In addition, Romania’s Presidency of the European Union gives it a powerful opportunity to push policies for stronger aviation competitiveness across the whole of… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport receives two awards at CEESAR Aviation Awards in Poznań, Poland

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport celebrated last night after being awarded not one but two awards at this year’s CEESAR Aviation Awards in Poznań, Poland. The Hungarian gateway came out on top to take the titles: Highlight of the Year in CEE – The Dynamic Development of Budapest Airport and… Read the full press release

IATA at AVSEC World conference in Miami: stakeholders must focus on global standards, information-sharing, risk-based analysis and emerging threats to secure aviation

Miami, FL, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on industry and governments to work together more closely to keep aviation secure in the face of evolving security threats and the forecast doubling of passenger demand to reach 8.2 billion by 2037. “Flying is secure. But keeping it that way… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways partners with IATA to promote greater gender diversification in the aviation industry

Airline committed to supporting IATA’s Diversity and Inclusion Awards for the next ten years DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to partner with The International Air Transport Association (IATA) for the launch of the ‘IATA Diversity & Inclusion Awards’, which promote greater gender diversification in the aviation industry. The… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Al Baker welcomes the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a serious review of the existing aviation regulatory framework

75 years on from the Chicago Convention, the Doha Declaration calls for a serious global review of its relevance today in the 21st Century DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls… 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

AAAE’s Airport Innovation Accelerator launches a centralized repository of creative aviation projects

Alexandria, VA, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Airport Innovation Accelerator – established by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) as a hub for innovation across the aviation community – is pleased to announce the launch of the Airport Innovation Index, a centralized repository of creative aviation projects. The Airport Innovation Index compiles unique… Read the full press release

Qatari delegation including Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker participated at the Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai, India

The Qatari delegation attending the conference was led by the Qatari Minister of Transport, H.E. Mr. Jassim bin Saif Al Sulaiti H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker highlighted the need for development and modernisation of aviation infrastructure at the CEO Plenary Session: ‘Airports of the Future and Building Great Aviation Businesses’ MUMBAI, India, 2019-Jan-17 — /Travel… Read the full press release

IATA calls on the government of Jordan to ensure that aviation continues to be prioritized as a key economic enabler

Amman, Jordan, 2019-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of Jordan to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of the country’s economic growth and development. Aviation already supports close to $2.2 billion in economic activity and 70,000 jobs in Jordan, including the catalytic benefits… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines to operate select flights from San Francisco to Tokyo (Haneda) with Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Tokyo, Japan, 2019-Jan-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL), a recognized Eco-First company by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan (MOE), will take another step forward in its commitment to invest and realize the operation of an aircraft utilizing Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF). By the end of January 2019, JAL plans to operate… 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

Sunwing Airlines signs new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist Menzies Aviation

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Airlines celebrated their new partnership with Menzies Aviation last week at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The carrier has signed a new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist, who will be responsible for passenger services, ramp handling and cabin cleaning services for all Sunwing… Read the full press release

King Shaka International Airport wins the Aviation Security Award at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards

Durban, South Africa, 2018-Nov-22 — /Travel PR News/ — King Shaka International Airport (KSIA), one of Airports Company South Africa’s leading international airports, won the Aviation Security Award, at the inaugural Civil Aviation Industry Awards, which took place at Galleria in Sandton on Friday 16th November 2018. The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) introduced the… 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

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