Monthly Archives: August 2008

Bahrain Air in search of Indian talent

August 31, 2008

Bahrain Air is now looking for A 320/A 319 Captains, A 320/A 319 Co-pilots, Flight Attendants (Females only), Flight Dispatchers, Assistant Legal Advisor & Web Designer. Pilots candidates should’ve the following qualifications: ICAO / JAR / FA license holder. Current medical certificate. A320 rated and current. For Captains and First Officers Please apply on...

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I wish I hadn't given him the chance to fly: pilot's father

August 31, 2008

New Delhi: The parents of Akash Anantha, the 24-year-old Indian who died in a mid-air crash last week, had to go into debt so that he could fulfil his dream and come to Melbourne to learn how to fly.Anantha Padmanabha and his wife, Asha, who live in Bangalore, in southern India, are stunned and...

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Dead student pilot’s parents blame Melbourne club

August 30, 2008

Bangalore: Three days after 24-year-old Bangalore-based trainee pilot Akash Anantha died in a mid-air crash in Melbourne, Australia, his parents blamed the Royal Victoria Aero Club for the accident.Speaking to DNA, Akash’s father Anantha Padmanabha said it was solely the mistake of the air traffic control room of the Melbourne club, which did not...

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Fiery death for man who came here to learn to fly

August 27, 2008

Akash Ananth was just one of a growing stream of overseas students coming to Melbourne to learn to fly.The 24-year-old’s parents in India were last night mourning his death after the light plane he was flying crashed into the backyard of a Cheltenham unit, metres from a primary school.Mr Ananth was taking his first...

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Pilot student from India dies on first solo flight

August 27, 2008

Melbourne: A trainee pilot on his first solo flight died when his plane clipped another aircraft and crashed, barely missing several homes and a school in Melbourne today.The aviation student from India crashed his Cessna 150 into a garage attached to several single storey units about 20 metres from Cheltenham East Primary School in...

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Vasundhara Air Hostess Academy plans expansion

August 27, 2008

Mumbai: The Vasundhara Aviation Academy (VAA), perhaps the first academy of its kind in Madhya Pradesh, has evolved an indigenous training module to cater to all possible aspects of services in the airline, Travel & Tourism industry. The academy excels in producing air and tourism personnel.“After our success in Bhopal, we plan to open...

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Jet decides to fly with Indian talent

August 26, 2008

Mumbai: Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways has decided to run the airline completely on Indian talent.Jet has already started working on a model to gradually replace all its foreign hands with local talents over the next three years. If Jet implements the desi model, it will have to find out replacements for some of its...

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Avalon Academy launches Training Centre in NOIDA

August 26, 2008

New Delhi: Avalon Academy, the aviation & hospitality training wing of the global learning solutions giant, Aptech Limited launched a centre in NOIDA.The centre was inaugurated by Mr. Raghunath Jha, Honorable Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises, Govt. of India. Avalon was represented by Ms. Preeti Malik, Vice- President & Head...

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AHA looks to expand internationally

August 24, 2008

New Delhi: AHA Air Hostess Academy (AHA) plans to spread its operations on a national and international level. The academy, which trains professionals for the travel and hospitality industries, is considering the UAE, UK, and Australia to open its international centres. Thr academy will also spread its reach within the country with 20 new...

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Pilot examination dates & candidates lists announced

August 20, 2008

DGCA has announced that Pilot General Examination July 2008-Regular Session will be conducted between August 22, 2008 & August 29, 2008. Here is the list of eligible Candidates for ATPLG ORAL EXAMINATION – July 2008.The list of eligible Candidates for second oral examination of ATPLG/ATPCG – July 2008 is here. Dates are 26 &...

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