Month: March 2010

Pilots in demand as airlines begin hiring

New Delhi: For pilots waiting to switch jobs, the next financial year beginning Thursday seems to be the right time. With major expansion plans set to takeoff, low cost carriers IndiGo and SpiceJet are planning to recruit significant number of…

Air India short of 200 cabin crew

New Delhi: There’s more trouble for the Air India in addition to the financial crisis that the national carrier is already going through. The national carrier has been facing delays for close to a month due to severe cabin crew…

Air India to recruit 100 pilots

Mumbai: India’s national carrier, which could be forced to pare salaries to fight its worst-ever financial crisis, will recruit 100 pilots to flythe 27 new Boeing 787, which is being added to its ageing fleet.Around 40 pilots will be from…

False commitments of 'Aviation Institutes'

Bhopal: When Chronicle talk with some institutes like Frankfinn, Flying Cat’s, Vasundhara Aviation, AHA, – they all said that institute has tie-ups with dozens of airlines & airports and has pioneered the concept of airport internships in Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal,…

AI resumes pilot recruitment process

Mumbai: National carrier Air India has put the selection process for 40 pilots back on track after having put it on hold for more than a year following charges of favouritism.While plans were afoot last year to hire 90 pilots,…