Month: September 2008

Rahul's dream was to soar high

Mumbai: Rahul Sharma’s dream was to soar high, and he died in pursuit of it. The 20-year-old youth from Mumbai died in a plane crash in Sydney, Australia, on Wednesday.Sharma, who was undergoing pilot training at the Sydney Flight Training…

Another Indian student pilot killed

A 20-year-old man killed in a light plane crash in Sydney’s west yesterday is the second Indian national in a month to die in Australia while learning to fly.The aviation student, whose name has not been released, crashed a Liberty…

One lakh may lose aviation jobs

New Delhi: The airline industry is likely to lose 1,00,000 jobs in the coming year worldwide as the financial meltdown and soaring crude oil prices force companies to cut corners to stay afloat, said Giovanni Bisignani, director general and CEO,…

AME licence exam on 28 & 29 October

Schedule for AME licence examination October 2008 session is published at the DGCA website.The exams are on October 28 & 29.Candidates appearing at All Centres of AME Licence Written Examination shall have to carry a Photo Identity Card issued by…

Chennai Aero Park can create 1-lakh jobs

Chennai: Around 4,000 acres of developed infrastructure (final phase) will be required to develop the Chennai Aero Park, a proposal mooted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and under consideration of the Tamil Nadu Government. The park in Chennai,…