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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 the airlines and the cockpit crew meeting all other requirements like medical checks.  The decision was taken at a meeting the top-brass of the aviation...

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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 past few days, eight pilots — who quit to join mega carriers like Emirates, Etihad...

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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 Hyderabad training facility will be Pratt & Whitney’s third such centre in the world and...

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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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IIM-B, French B school agree to launch aviation management course

March 13, 2014

New Delhi: IIM-Bangalore and Toulouse Business School today signed an agreement to set up an executive general management programme in aerospace and aviation management with the course to be...

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HAL of a nightmare for Jakkur flying school

March 7, 2014

Bangalore: The Government Flying Training School (GFTS) in Jakkur has once again been forced to move out of the city’s airspace to conduct commercial pilot licence (CPL) and private...

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Jet Airways cabin crew walk-in interviews at seven cities

February 27, 2014

Jet Airways continue its cabin crew recruitment drive. Walk-in interviews will be held at Delhi, Guwahati, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad as per the following schedule: City Interview...

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Abu Dhabi Aviation investing Dh25m in training centre

February 27, 2014

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Aviation is investing up to Dh25 million in a new flight simulator training centre in Abu Dhabi, an adviser at the company announced on Wednesday....

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New MBA course tailored for aviation industry

February 27, 2014

Mumbai: The Dr D Y Patil University Department of Business Management (DYPDBM) has recently launched a new MBA program in aviation management, in association with the airline industry. The...

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Twin engine aircraft for RG Aviation Academy

February 22, 2014

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government plans to acquire a twin engine aircraft for the Rajiv Gandhi Aviation Academy here.  Inaugurating the new hanger at nearby Chacka here yesterday, Chief Minister...

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‘Middle Eastern airlines sucking talent out of India’

February 18, 2014

Dubai: Airlines in the Middle East are sucking up the talent out of India leading to a dearth of qualified and competent people back home, a leading industry executive...

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Skies Over, Now Its A Star

February 18, 2014

In 2008 Yasmin Iqbal Bhutia hailing from Gangtok missed the opportunity to grasp the state sponsored pilot training, but her father Late Md Iqbal Bhutia encouraged his daughter to...

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10 more youths from MP duped by pilot job racket

February 11, 2014

Indore: Investigations into a Delhi-based fake job placement racket that duped a Mandsaur-based youth, Bal Mukund, in the name of getting him a job of pilot in private airlines...

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Vacancies at GoAir, Jet Airways, Air India

February 8, 2014

The walk-in interviews being conducted by GoAir and Jet Airways to recruit cabin crew continue at different locations. And the airlines are looking for candidates to fill other vacancies too.  GoAir...

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Emerging careers in the aerospace industry

February 5, 2014

Pritam Bhavnani, president, Honeywell Aerospace talks about emerging career opportunities within the Indian aerospace industry. Honeywell’s Aero Club initiative provides training to students who are looking to pursue a...

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