The first class of “Energy Champions” has graduated from Wings Energy Academy™, a unique 12-month educational programme, launched last year by Wings Travel Management, specialists in providing complex travel services to companies in the oil, gas and marine sector.
Entrepreneurs from across the globe hoping to claim their place on a world class business Accelerator Programme taking place in Aberdeen have been granted an extra week to perfect their pitch.
Following the success of the pilot Accelerator Programme, which was launched in March 2015, leading entrepreneurial business support agency, Elevator, is set to start the new programme on Monday 19 October.
The closing date for entries for was set for Friday 21 August, but Elevator hasdecided to extend this until Friday (August 28).
Icelandair today announces a new year-round service from Aberdeen International Airport (ABZ) to Reykjavik (KEF). The new gateway will become Icelandair’s second in Scotland and sixth in the UK. Flights will begin on 9 March 2016 and operate four times weekly, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. The flight to Reykjavik (KEF) will provide easy connections to Icelandair’s 15 gateways in North America and reduce current travel times by up to several hours. Icelandair destinations in North America include New York, Seattle, Toronto and recently announced Chicago starting in 2016. Flights will go on sale on 24 August.
‘Effective competence solutions’ is the theme of an International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) Competence and Training Seminar to be held in Aberdeen on Wednesday 2 September 2015.
It is aimed at competence and training (C&T) representatives and their offshore personnel as well as oil company representatives and providers of C&T solutions; members and other interested parties can attend the full day event free-of-charge, but need to register at www.imca-int.com/events/competence-workshop.