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Boeing, Airbus, HAL and others tap expertise of IITs to spot talent & possible hires

August 1, 2015

Mumbai: At the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Kharagpur, a group of students is working on technology that may help power micro-aerial vehicles (MAVs) or mini-drones for Boeing. These are deployed in hazardous environments not accessible to ground vehicles and often used for aerial photography. At the aerospace department in IIT-Bombay, PhD students...

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Air India Express to hire trainee pilots from IGRUA

July 27, 2015

New Delhi :Budget carrier Air India Express today said it plans to recruit 40 trainee pilots and majority of them would be from Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA). Rae Bareli-based IGRUA, which comes under Civil Aviation Ministry, has not seen placement activity since...

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Air India recruits 800 additional cabin crew for better on-board services

July 26, 2015

Delhi: Air India has said that the airliner has recruited 800 people to join its cabin crew staff. These 800 additional cabin crew members will likely be inducted into the company by October 2015, to help the airline tide over massive shortage and improve...

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AAI, IATA join hands to train 4000 officials in Airport Mgmt

July 21, 2015

Jammu: An agreement was signed between AAI and IATA for imparting training to 4000 AAI officials for skill development in Airport Management as per Global Standards. The agreement was...

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Khandelwals: A Family of Pilots

July 21, 2015

Though having an unusual name for a man, Sheetal Khandelwal an ex-Air India pilot, had such a great passion for flying that he inspired his two sons and a...

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Airlines need 558,000 new pilots over 20 years: Boeing

July 21, 2015

Commercial airlines will need to recruit and train 558,000 new pilots over the next 20 years to meet rising travel demand, according to a Boeing forecast released today. About...

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RGNA University in Amethi to function soon

July 17, 2015

Union Civil Aviation Minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU) which will facilitate and promote aviation studies and research all over the country,...

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Sundaram Nataraj New Aviation Chair at Central Washington University

July 10, 2015

llensburg, Washington: Sundaram Nataraja was recently chosen as the new chair of the Department of Aviation, to which he brings an impressive international background and academic experience to Central...

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For women pilots, sky is not the limit

July 6, 2015

Mumbai/New Delhi: Up in the air, Indian women are increasingly in charge. For a country that can’t ensure a woman’s safety or her basic rights on the ground, the...

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AASSC draws plan to certify 5.20 lakh trainees in aerospace in 10 years

July 1, 2015

Bengaluru: The newly constituted Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) has drawn up a plan to certify about 5,20,000 trainees and groom 6,000 trainers over a 10 year...

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Bombay flying club to be a heritage site

June 30, 2015

Mumbai: There will soon be a new addition to the list of the heritage sites in the city: the 86-year-old Bombay Flying Club in Juhu, which is the oldest...

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YCMOU to start hospitality in aviation course at Nagpur

June 30, 2015

Nashik: The Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) will soon start a hospitality in aviation course at MIHAN, Nagpur. It is a first for the university to conduct a...

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Students Allege Cheating by Air Hostess Institute

June 25, 2015

Kochi: he students of a reputed nation-wide air hostess training institute have approached the police alleging that the institute cheated them by running a fake graduation course which was...

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Top 10 Aviation And Aeronautics Colleges In India

June 25, 2015

Bengaluru: Many of us know that the opportunities in the aviation industry are only of air hostess and pilot. Well, wrong thought indeed. Career paths like air traffic control...

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From Auto-Rickshawala To Airline Pilot: The Inspirational Story Of Shrikant Pantawane

June 23, 2015

People often say that sheer hard work and dedication takes you places. They also say perseverance and passion can make your dreams come true. People tell you many things,...

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