No refund for trainee pilots whose course collapsed in Florida

first_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal By News Highland – July 20, 2012 Previous articleSF reject PSNI explanation for raid on Derry Mayor’s homeNext articleGAA – McGuinness & McCartan On Ulster Final News Highland No refund for trainee pilots whose course collapsed in Florida Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released WhatsApp Pinterest HSE warns of ‘widespread cancellations’ of appointments next week Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derrycenter_img Facebook Google+ Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Google+ Twitter Facebook WhatsApp News Pinterest Transport Minister Leo Varadkar says neither the Government not the Irish Aviation Authority will be able to compensate the 80 student pilots who were left stranded in Florida earlier this month, after their training was suspended.The students from the Pilot Training College in Waterford had paid up to 80,000 euro for their course at the Florida Institute of Technology Aviation. Two of them are from Donegal, one from Derry.The trainees met with Minister Varadkar and with the CEO of the Irish Aviation Authority today, to try and recoup some of their fees.The IAA says it will engage with the examiner appointed to the Pilot Training College in Waterford in an attempt to find out why the company ran into financial difficulty, and what happened to the fees handed over by the trainees.And Minister Varadkar says he is considering the introduction of a bonding scheme for pilot training courses in the future.last_img read more

PHOTOS: Turkuaz Close Fall Tour With Vogue Theatre Blowout

first_imgTurkuaz | The Vogue Theatre | Indianapolis, IN | 12/9/17 | Photos: Phierce Photo by Keith G. On Saturday night, Brooklyn “power funk” nine-piece Turkuaz closed out their extensive 2017 Fall Tour with a two-set performance at The Vogue Theatre in Indianapolis, IN. After nearly 50 performances across the country on this run, featuring support from Sinkane, Con Brio, and The Suffers, the Vogue show had a distinctly celebratory air to it.You can view an extensive gallery of photos from Turkuaz’s tour closer at The Vogue Theatre in Indianapolis below, courtesy of Phierce Photo by Keith G. (who celebrated his birthday at the show–happy birthday, Keith!).Watch Turkuaz play “European Festivity Nightmare” (“EFN”) at The Vogue below via the band’s Facebook page:Watch “Let Bubba Slide” from Turkuaz’s tour closer at The Vogue below via YouTube user IZEoftheWorld:While Turkuaz’s 2017 Fall Tour is now in the books, they have no plans to slow down. The band will be performing at halftime at the New York Knicks‘ home game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday evening, and has a New Year’s run in the books featuring performances in Boston, New Haven, and Baltimore. They band also just announced a 2018 Winter Tour which will keep them on the road throughout January as well as the latter half of March. See below for a full list of upcoming dates.For more information, or to grab your tickets, head to the band’s website.Upcoming Turkuaz Tour Dates:Dec 29 – Boston, MA – Paradise Rock Club $Dec 30 – New Haven, CT – College Street Music Hall $Dec 31 – Baltimore, MD – Rams Head Live $Jan 09 – Detroit, MI – El ClubJan 10 – Columbus, OH – Skully’sJan 11 – Lexington, KY – Cosmic CharliesJan 12 – Asheville, NC – The Orange PeelJan 13 – Athens, GA – Georgia TheatreJan 16 – Miami, FL – Wynwood Yards (Jam Cruise Pre-Party)Jan 17 – Miami, FL – Jam CruiseJan 25 – Ithaca, NY – The HauntJan 26 – Stroudsburg, PA – Sherman TheaterJan 27 – Rochester, NY – AnthologyJan 28 – Toronto, ON – Velvet UndergroundJan 31 – Cohoes, NY – Cohoes Music HallFeb 01 – Killington, VT – Pickle BarrelFeb 02 – Burlington, VT – Higher GroundFeb 03 – Stratton, VT – Grizzly’sMar 14 – Telluride, CO – Club RedMar 15 – Frisco, CO – Barkley BallroomMar 16 – Fort Collins, CO – Aggie TheatreMar 17 – Steamboat Springs, CO – Gondola PlazaMar 20 – Park City, UT – O.P. RockwellMar 21 – Jackson Hole, WY – Pink Garter TheatreMar 22 – Bozeman, MT – RialtoMar 23 – Whitefish, MT – Remington BarMar 24 – Sandpoint, ID – The HiveMar 27 – Eugene, OR – HiFi Music Hall *Mar 28 – Chico, CA – Lost On MainMar 29 – Sacramento, CA – Harlow’sMar 30 – Los Angeles, CA – The Fonda Theatre %Mar 31 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield Theatre %# – w/ The Suffers$ – w/ Pimps of Joytime* – w/ Moon Hooch% – w/ Galactic[Cover photo via Phierce Photo (Instagram: @phiercephoto)] Load remaining imageslast_img read more