Month: November 2009

Want to be a pilot?

Few jobs are more glamorous than that of a pilot —unless one is a movie star, and even they look coolest when they have aviator glasses on.A pilot’s pay packet is fat and the perks include a good life and…

Jet Airways plans to hire 30 Indian pilots

Mumbai: After a year-long freeze, the country’s largest private carrier Jet Airways has started recruiting pilots to man proposed expansion of operations. The Naresh Goyal-controlled company, which withdrew its decision to sack 1,900 cabin crew following political pressure in November…

UAE to train India and Italy airline staff

Dubai: The UAE-based aviation institute, Academy of Technical Training (ATT), will soon lend its industry expertise to airline personnel in Italy and India, officials said.The only Middle East institute that provides aviation courses as its core business, it will set…

Flying a new passion

What does it take to give Amdavad’s greatest sporting hero — the nine-time World Billiards Champion Geet Sethi — a new high? Answer: Flying an aircraft.Ahmedabad Mirror can confirm that if all goes well, Sethi will get his private pilot’s…