Popular program offers students a unique look into careers in aviation
VANCOUVER, Sept. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Cathay Pacific is welcoming
applications for the 3rd iteration of the successful "I Can Fly"
Toronto program inviting young Canadians with a true passion for
aviation on a unique educational adventure. Interested Grade 11 or
Grade 12 high school students may apply online at www.cathaypacific.ca/icanfly on or before 23 September, 2013.
The "I Can Fly" Toronto 2013 program will run from 16 October until 11
December, 2013 and give high school students a comprehensive and
"behind-the-scenes" look at the aviation industry.
Guided entirely by dedicated Cathay Pacific staff volunteers, the 8-week
academy covers a range of topics and allows a group of classmates to
learn various aspects from airport services to passenger sales to
onboard catering. These real-world settings have shown to provide
invaluable perspective for young students who are preparing to make
choices in post-secondary education and their careers
The program runs weekly and operates after school hours out of Toronto
Pearson International Airport, its vicinity or within downtown Toronto.
For further details or to apply to the "I Can Fly" Toronto 2013
program, please visit www.cathaypacific.ca/icanfly.
The "I Can Fly" program was launched in 2003 in Cathay Pacific
headquarters in Hong Kong and due to its success brought to Canada for
the first time in October 2009. So far, more than 100 students have
completed the program in Canada.
About Cathay Pacific Canada
Cathay Pacific offers 10 flights non-stop weekly between Toronto and
Hong Kong, twice daily non-stop flights between Vancouver and Hong
Kong, daily non-stop flight between Vancouver and New York. Also, from
the convenient hub of Hong Kong, the airline offers seamless
connections to an extensive network, including 22 cities in Mainland
China (operated by sister airline, Dragonair).
More information, visit www.cathaypacific.com/ca
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Image with caption: ""I Can Fly" students at YVR accompanied by representatives from Cathay Pacific Airport Operations and Engineering teams (CNW Group/Cathay Pacific Airways)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130909_C4495_PHOTO_EN_30393.jpg
Image with caption: ""I Can Fly" Toronto 2012 students learn about airport operations and a piloting career (CNW Group/Cathay Pacific Airways)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130909_C4495_PHOTO_EN_30392.jpg
SOURCE: Cathay Pacific Airways
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