Month: December 2008

Rural SC, ST women on career flight path

Hyderabad: For most rural women, especially those hailing from the SC and ST communities, getting through Class X itself is quite a hurdle, what to say completing graduation and aspiring to a good job.Now, thanks to the Employment Generation and…

Chimes Aviation Academy launches Start up 'CPL'

Chimes Aviation Academy (CAA), a division of Chimes Aviation Private Ltd, India’s leading premier pilot training academy, has launched first of its kind preliminary pilot training course called ‘START UP CPL’, a special short-term course aimed at young aspirants who…

Parents of killed trainee pilot waiting for justice

Thiruvananthapuram: It has been eight months since the parents of the trainee pilot Varsha Gopinath received the Aircraft Accident Investigation Report from the Philippines Government establishing that their daughter’s death in a mid-air crash in that country was caused by…

SpiceJet to recruit more pilots soon

Mumbai: Gurgaon-based no-frill carrier SpiceJet has decided to hire nearly a dozen pilots including foreign commanders, in a fortnight. SpiceJet CEO Sanjay Aggarwal confirmed the development.He told ET: “We will hire around one dozen more pilots in December including expats,”…

New courses in aviation law, capital markets

National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) Law University has announced its decision to launch a Master’s programme in insurance risk management and capital markets.Students working as ground staff, aircraft engineers, lawyers, will be the primary beneficiaries. “Though any…

Online DGCA – ATPL Training Program

Aviation Academy International (AAI) believes in making quality education available at the fingertips of every professional aviator.We at AAI, recognize the extremely large gap in the demand for good ATPL ground training, and the lack of the same in the…

Her flight of fancy turns family fortune

Gandhinagar: Her father calls her the puttar’ of the family. For, few girls dream of becoming a pilot in Mangrol taluka of Junagadh district.However, geography was no deterrent for Hetal Sondarva, who did the unthinkable. Today, she has not just…