Month: January 2009

When looks matter!

Apparently, one of the unwritten rules in an airhostess’s handbook says that she cannot have hormonal disturbances, get old or put on a few extra pounds and God forbid any cutaneous disruptions (read pimples).Three pimples and she might as well…

Tests for expat pilots to be made tougher

New Delhi: Worried at the swelling ranks of young Indian students sitting idle after spending several lakhs on becoming commercial pilots, the government has decided to get tough with airlines on the issue of foreign pilots.While it had earlier asked…

DGCA to recruit more persons to improve

Chennai: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) plans to recruit technically skilled manpower to improve air safety in the country.DGCA chief Naseem Zaidi, who visited Chennai airport on Wednesday said “we are planning to recruit more technically skilled people…

RML university to set up air & space law centre

Lucknow: The Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) would soon start courses on air and space law, which would cater to thoseaspiring to become legal experts in various airlines and research organisations like Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).The university…