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Tata–Singapore airlines builds up momentum, starts hiring

June 11, 2014

With AirAsia just few days away from launching its inaugural service, another new entrant waiting in the wings to unveil its operations, Tata-Singapore Airlines is leaving no stone unturned by already starting the process of recruiting people ahead of its likely take off in September or October this year. According to industry sources, the...

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Aviation schools cut sorry figure

June 9, 2014

Kozhikode: The expansion of the aviation sector has resulted in the mushrooming of low quality training institutes across the state which provide courses after extracting hefty sums from job aspirants. These institutions provide poor training and many hopefuls end up as hotel receptionists. The...

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‘Stop work near Jakkur Flying School’

June 9, 2014

Bangalore: The former Minister Gulihatti D. Shekhar has said that work on the elevated highway on Bellary Road in front of Jakkur Flying School should be stopped immediately to facilitate normal functioning of the flying school.He told presspersons that in 2009 and 2010, authorities...

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Flying school’s fixed wing operations may be shifted

June 5, 2014

Bangalore: The heritage Government Flying Training School (GFTS) at Jakkur here is likely to temporarily shift its fixed wing operations to HAL or Mysore airport as the government has...

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Madras Flying Club on a Wing and Prayer

May 19, 2014

Chennai: If you were to ask what ails one of the oldest flying clubs this side of the world, don’t be surprised if they ask for an extra sheet...

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Madras Flying Club on a Wing and Prayer

May 19, 2014

Chennai: If you were to ask what ails one of the oldest flying clubs this side of the world, don’t be surprised if they ask for an extra sheet...

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Airlines training office in Dimapur inaugurated

May 18, 2014

Dimapur: The OJ Modeling Grooming & Training Agency inaugurated an airlines training office on May 17. The agency is located at Aghacho Building ground floor, opposite veterinary hospital Burma...

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IIT Roorkee, University of Southampton sign MoU for research

May 18, 2014

Ahmedabad: In a bid to promote collaborative research, the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R) has signed an MoU with University of Southampton. The institutes look to engage in...

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32 aviators pass out from Combat Army Aviation School

May 18, 2014

Nashik: Thirty-two ‘Army Aviators’ today passed out from the Combat Army Aviation Training School, based in Gandhinagar near here. These officers, who were awarded ‘aviation wings’, would serve as...

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Plea for aircraft, simulator for Flying Club in HC

April 25, 2014

Nagpur: Many youngsters left their aspiring careers in engineering and other sectors to pursue their dream of flying. However, Maharashtra government apathy has ensured that the Nagpur Flying Club...

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Air India to recruit employees on contractual basis

April 16, 2014

National carrier Air India is all set to overhaul its hiring policy and will be recruiting employees hereon on contract basis only. This move which is aimed at paring...

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DGCA increases pilots’ licence renewal period from 2 to 5 yrs

March 30, 2014

New Delhi: In a bid to enhance efficiency of air operations, DGCA today decided to enhance the period of pilots’ licence renewal from two to five years, subject to...

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Air India sees exit and return of pilots

March 27, 2014

New Delhi: Air India has become a revolving door for its prized but disappointed pilots, with many threatening to quit and some returning to the fold after resigning. In...

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P&W to develop engine training centre at Hyderabad

March 17, 2014

Mumbai: Pratt & Whitney (P&W) plans to set up an engine training centre at Hyderabad airport to train aircraft engineers and technicians on current and new engine models. The...

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Soaring to Greater Heights

March 16, 2014

Most people manage to excel in just one field in their lifetime. But spine surgeon Dr Nagesh Bhandari is a trained pilot as well. Taking his passion forward in...

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