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Air India on a hiring spree, to recruit 2,000 crew members likely by 2019

July 28, 2016

New Delhi: TO meet the carrier’s expanding fleet, state-owned carrier, Air India said on Wednesday that it would recruit 500 pilots and more than 1,500 cabin crew in next two to three years. According to the officials, nearly 150 pilots are expected to complete their training by December 2016 and start flying on various...

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Airlines’ costs set to soar over pilots’ crisis; here’s why

July 26, 2016

A fairly big shortage of pilots two years down the line — estimated at around 2,000 — could drive up costs for airlines. While employee costs constitute around10% of an airline’s overall revenues, the need to pay pilots more may push up expenses on...

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AI gives wings to the dreams of 29 employees

July 23, 2016

Twenty-nine Air India employees, including six airhostesses, will soon join the national carrier in the cockpit as pilots. These employees, currently working as cabin crew, aircraft engineers and dispatchers have got the rare opportunity to fly aircraft thanks to Air India chairman Ashwini Lohani’s...

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Flying club must leave Safdarjung airport: HC

July 15, 2016

New Delhi: The high court has dismissed a plea of the Delhi Flying Club challenging its eviction from Safdarjung airport, saying that in any case, the place is known...

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Airport to host pilot training

July 13, 2016

Mt. Vermon: The Mt. Vernon Outland Airport has been selected by AIRGO Incorporated, located in Centralia, to train Chinese students to fly commercial planes, according to Chris Collins, the...

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Flight Training – Time for a review

July 9, 2016

The news of many Indian air carriers placing orders for more airplanes has created a lot of excitement among the travelling public and the pilot community. One problem the...

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Air India recruits 415 pilots

July 7, 2016

Air India is now hiring 415 pilots with A-320 endorsement to appoint as Senior Trainee Pilots. Here is the split of vacancies: General   116 SC      ...

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Keonjhar girl becomes first lady pilot from state

July 7, 2016

Kendrapada: Her passion to travel the world drove the 25-year old Odia girl, Shelbi Mishra, to become the first lady pilot from the state. With 400 hours of flying...

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GoAir cabin crew walk-ins till July 22

July 7, 2016

GoAir is now conducting walk-in interviews to recruit cabin crew (Female) as per the schedule given below. Academic qualification: Minimum H.S.C. (12th passed) Age: Candidates without experience:               19 –...

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HC seeks AI’s report on plea against pilot selection

July 6, 2016

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed Air India to file an affidavit on a petition challenging the airline’s decision to appoint 80 trainee pilots (holders of commercial...

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The flying maiden

July 3, 2016

The youngest woman pilot, Ayesha Aziz was besotted with the skies as a child. Today, the girl in a predominantly male bastion is focused, an avid learner and always...

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Indigo cabin crew walk-in until July 30

July 1, 2016

Indigo Airlines is conducting walk-in interviews allover the country until July 30, 2016 to recruit female cabin crew, . This is the eligibility criteria, as per the airlines’ website: Female...

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Aviation institute remains grounded

July 1, 2016

Thiruvananthapuram: Activities at the State-owned Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology (RGAAT) here have ground to a standstill following the delay in getting the licence renewed from the Director-General...

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New aeronautics course at Gauhati University

June 30, 2016

Guwahati: Incorporating ‘aeronautics’ as a subject in its graduation programme, Gauhati University (GU) has cheered students aspiring to study, and make a career in, aviation maintenance engineering. Further, the...

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Alliance Air recruits Co-Pilots

June 29, 2016

Alliance Air, the regional services wing of Air India, is now recruiting Co-Pilots. There are 69 vacancies and the selected candidates will be posted at any of the following...

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