Month: September 2007

Mysore girls fly high

Mysore: The Centre Head of Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training, Mysore, Mamta Arun, felicitated Ahana Nanda, a student of Frankfinn who got selected by Indigo Airlines as cabin crew, in a campus interview organised by Frankfinn recently.Ahana had to…

AME Examination candidate list revised

DGCA has revised the list of admitted candidates for AME License Examination October 2007. Bangalore Chennai Hyderabad Kolkota Mumbai Delhi Others DGCA dirtects the candidates to check their particulars for correctness of allottedpapers / centres etc. In case of any…

Airlines prefer women cabin crew

When Vijay Mallya launched Kingfisher Airlines, he brought a new look to the Indian skies. And one of the highlights of the facelift was the introduction of ‘flying models’- the young, glamorous and all-female cabin crew handpicked by Mallya himself.But…

Instructor shortage bites

Tomorrow’s pilots are finding fewer instructors to train them as airlines whisk up new employees with fewer and fewer flight hours, warned NBAA exhibitors at the show this morning.Exhibitors representing schools from coast to coast report sending graduates to airlines…

HAL-CAE pact to set up academy

Bangalore: Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and CAE, a Canadian firm, today signed an agreement here to set up a joint venture company that will open a helicopter simulator training centre in the city, the first of its kind in India devoted…

Pilot shortage easing?

Pilots are probably one the highest paid professionals in India with salaries ranging from five lakh rupees a month to over Rs 10 lakh depending on the aircraft they fly and their experience. Over the past 3 years poaching had…

Now, airlines to go slow on expat pilots

New Delhi: Indian airline companies are getting ambitious; they not only want to bridge the supply gap in the domestic market but also want to train manpower in huge numbers so that the surplus is recruited by foreign airlines.For instance,…