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Aer Lingus & G-Mac Foundation partner to make dreams come true for young cardiac patients in Florida

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                                                    Aer Lingus for the second year running has partnered with 2010 U.S Open champion Graeme McDowell's charitable organization, The G-Mac Foundation, to bring young patients from Ireland and their families, to Orlando, Florida for a trip of a lifetime. The children are all recovering cardiac patients of Our Ladies Children’s Hospital in Crumlin. Aer Lingus sponsored the group of 35, which included seven children and their families from all over Ireland, traveling from Dublin to Orlando for a memorable holiday in Florida. Aer Lingus Director of Communications Declan Kearney said “We are very proud to continue our partnership with the G-Mac foundation in providing these families with a trip of a lifetime. Graeme is a terrific role model for aspiring sports people through his activities on and off the golf course. His charity, the G-Mac Foundation, provides much needed support for kids and their families affected by illness. We ar

College Ireland Aviation Services:Certificate in Technical Aircraft Management

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Image: Courtesy of College Ireland Aviation Services (CIAS)                                                          Technical Aircraft Management Programme This programme has been developed by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) and College Ireland in partnership with the Aviation Leasing Sector, where Ireland is a global leader. Who is this programme intended for? The programme is intended for people who wish to work as Technical Representatives in the Leasing Sector (or may already have some experience within the Sector), or for those who may be working for companies who have to interact with this Sector and want to have a better understanding of how it operates. Likely participants will have a good technical knowledge of the industry and very often will be B1 or B2 Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers or may be people with good experience in; Technical Records, Planning, Materials or MRO management. Programme Duration  We are planning to run this course in Dublin

CAE announces Four-year pilot supply agreement with Ryanair

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Picture: Courtesy of CAE Inc.  CAE announced on Tuesday 12th March it has concluded a series of long-term commercial training and services contracts valued at approximately C$245 million with GECAS, Jetblue Airways, LANTAM Airlines Group, Ryanair and Turkish Airlines. CAE signed a new four-year training services agreement with Ryanair extending a training relationship that has been in place since 2001. The agreement includes the recruitment, selection, and type-rating training of an expected 1,000 new pilot cadets for the B737NG aircraft. Training will be conducted at CAE's training center in Amsterdam and at Ryanair's training centre at East Midlands airport in the UK. CAE Group President, Civil Simulation Products, Training and Services Jeff Roberts said "These contracts are a testament to CAE's unique ability to offer end-to-end solutions to our airline customers, from ab-initio training to type-rating through to pilot sourcing, and long-term service agreem