Month: October 2008

Aviation job market set to take off in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Airlines might be on a cost-cutting binge but not everyone connected with skies is going to lose jobs! In fact, the skies are literally opening up with huge job opportunities for skilled technicians.With the country’s first foreign-owned airport maintenance…

Expat pilots: Are they needed?

New Delhi: With cash-strapped Indian airlines running to the government for a bailout, many young pilots in these companies are wondering why expensive expat fliers, whose salary has gone up substantially due to the rupee falling against the dollar, are…

AI's Training Centre celebrates golden jubilee

Hyderabad: The Central Training Establishment (CTE), a premier Aviation Training Centre of Air India, Hyderabad, held its Golden Jubilee celebrations here today.CTE Executive Director (Operations and Training) Captain Ashok Raj formally inaugurated the celebrations and congratulated all the employees for…

Kingfisher now targets senior pilots

Bangalore: The worst is not yet over for people working in the aviation industry in India, which is witnessing its worst slump. Kingfisher Airlines, which earlier forced the trainee pilots to accept a pay cut, has now targeted the senior…

Jittery Jet, Kingfisher staff look to board LCCs

Mumbai: With Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines struggling to combat rising costs, employees of both airlines are now scouting for jobs in competing airlines, including low-cost carriers like SpiceJet and GoAir.“We have started sending our resumes to the low-cost carriers…