Qatar Airways introduces GlobalBeacon; further enhances passenger safety with real-time tracking

All Qatar Airways flights will now benefit from real-time tracking, further enhancing passenger safety The introduction of GlobalBeacon ahead of the ICAO 2018 flight tracking recommended timeline DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is proud to be the launch customer of GlobalBeacon, a key product solution created by FlightAware®and Aireon that… Read the full press release

ALPA recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with Pilot Assistance Award

WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — At the 64th Air Safety Forum today, the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized United Airlines Capt. Jerry McDermott with this year’s Pilot Assistance Award. ALPA presented its prestigious award to Capt. McDermott for his extraordinary service leading ALPA’s  national pilot assistance programs. “Capt. McDermott’s passion for… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines Capt. Mark Pinsky earns ALPA Presidential Citation

Ann Arbor Pilot Honored for Commitment to Pilot Assistance WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 02, 2018), at the 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) recognized Delta Air Lines Capt. Mark Pinsky with a Presidential Citation for his dedication to helping his fellow airline… Read the full press release

ALPA honored Delta Air Lines Captain Greg Rooney with Superior Airmanship Award

Las Vegas Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today honored Las Vegas resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Greg Rooney, in addition to his crewmates Captains Paul Wilkinson and Jay Arnett, with the prestigious ALPA Superior Airmanship Award for… Read the full press release

United Airlines First Officer James Berzon earns inaugural ALPA Aviation Jumpseat Award

Castle Rock Pilot Recognized for Contributions to Enhance Flight Deck Security WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (August 02, 2018), in conjunction with its 64th Air Safety Forum in Washington, D.C., the Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) presented United Airlines First Officer James Berzon with the Aviation Jumpseat Award. First Officer Berzon… Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett honored with ALPA Superior Airmanship Award

San Diego Pilot Recognized for Extraordinary Commitment to Passenger Safety WASHINGTON, D.C., 2018-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Air Line Pilots Association, Int’l (ALPA) today honored San Diego resident and Delta Air Lines Captain Jay Arnett, in addition to his crewmates Captains Greg Rooney and Paul Wilkinson, with the prestigious ALPA Superior Airmanship Award for… Read the full press release

The Gerald R. Ford International Airport passes annual FAA certification and safety inspection with zero discrepancies

Grand Rapids, Mich., 2018-Jul-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GFIA) has passed its annual Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification and safety inspection with zero discrepancies. Commercial “air carrier” airports such as GFIA are regulated by the FAA. Federal Aviation Regulation (FAR) Part 139 proposes rules for the certification and operation… Read the full press release

Alaska Air Group appoints Max Tidwell VP of safety and security

SEATTLE, 2018-May-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Air Group’s board of directors named Max Tidwell vice president of safety and security for Alaska Air Group and Alaska Airlines. Tidwell will oversee all safety functions, develop and execute long-term safety and security strategies and continue to advance Alaska Airlines’ world class safety culture. “The safety of our guests… Read the full press release

IATA launches new standardized global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new standardized global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV Live Animals) provides stakeholders across the air cargo supply chain with… Read the full press release

IATA calls on African governments to assure safe, efficient and integrated air transport system

Mombasa, Kenya, 2013-11-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) renewed its call for African governments to focus on adoption and adherence to global standards to assure a safe, efficient and integrated air transport system. Connectivity is critical for African growth and development, supporting some 6.7 million jobs and $68 billion in economic activity. Aviation’s… Read the full press release

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) hosted its 4th Annual Safety, Health & Wellness Expos at O’Hare and Midway International Airports

Chicago, Il, United States, 2013-11-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) hosted its 4th Annual Safety, Health & Wellness Expos at O’Hare and Midway International Airports on November 19 and 20. More than 350 employees participated in the events, which were held at O’Hare’s Skilled Trades Building on November 19 and today at Midway’s… Read the full press release

AIR CHINA’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status by Skytrax

London,  UK, 2013-11-12 — /travelprnews.com/ — China’s flag carrier airline, AIR CHINA has seen it’s Quality Ranking downgraded to 3-Star Airline status with effect from November 2013 in the latest review of airline standards by aviation research organisation, Skytrax. “In the period 2009-2011, we witnessed considerable improvement in Air China quality standards, which resulted in the airline achieving 4-Star Airline status… Read the full press release

Thailand’s tourism stakeholders organized Safety and Security brainstorm and forum to help improve standards within the Thai tourism industry

Bangkok, Thailand, 2013-10-22— /travelprnews.com/ — The Ministry of Tourism and Sports (MoTS) has supported and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) has sponsored the two-phase Thailand Tourism Marketing – Safety and Security brainstorm and forum by Thailand’s tourism stakeholders to help improve the safety and security standards within the Thai tourism industry. Organised by the Joint Foreign… Read the full press release

Bahrain International Airport’s Safety Week initiative launched

2013-09-25 — /travelprnews.com/ — Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) Safety Week was launched yesterday in an opening ceremony held at the Movenpick Hotel and attended by Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) officials and partners. The event is a leading initiative designed to educate airport’s staff about world-class measures that ensure safety of employees and travelers alike, while maintaining… Read the full press release