Monthly Archives: June 2010

Air India Express Recruits Type Rated Co-Pilots

June 30, 2010

Air India Charters Limited invites applications for the posts of Type Rated Co-Pilots to fill up the existing vacancies in Air India Express (on Contract basis subject to change into permanent employment on obtaining Command).  Applicants should be Indian Citizens (wherever domiciled) belonging to General /Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe and Other Backward Class Community....

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International Airline Training Expo at Indore

June 30, 2010

First time ever in the history of  Aviation Education of Indore, the International Airline Training Expo     is organizing  for the benefit of Aviation aspiring Indian students  & overseas Aviation Academies  and Airlines Industry as whole. It is a very useful platform for the students to know about different Aviation programs conducted...

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Flight Point ready for airline industry demands

June 27, 2010

Chennai: To meet the growing demands of airline and hospitality industry, Flight Point, a subsidiary of Delta Flight School, is launching an integrated one-year Diploma in Cabin Crew and Hospitality Management from the current academic year, with an intake of 30 students only. Speaking about the benefits of the course, Capt Prashanth Elangovan, Vice-President...

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AI curtails flights due to cabin crew shortage

June 27, 2010

Mumbai: Air India has cancelled or temporarily withdrawn as many as 12 flights from its domestic and international network, which include services to Kabul and Kuala Lumpur, due to shortage of cabin crew. The now derecognised Air Corporation Employees Union (ACEU) had in March threatened to strike work, demanding recruitment of cabin crew in...

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Airlines back in hiring mode; recruitment to see 40% jump

June 24, 2010

Mumbai: After nearly two years, airlines in the country are hiring as the momentum in business and economy class travel picks up. Besides, the sector is witnessing a revival with airlines exploring newer routes. HR consultants say that placements in the sector have risen 40% compared with 2007-08 onwards, when recrutiment was frozen. Ruby...

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Emirates to recruit 3,000 cabin crew members and 700 pilots

June 24, 2010

Dubai: The UAE national carrier Emirates airline will place orders for more planes at the Farnborough Air Show in July to meet the fast growing travel demand, His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has told a leading television channel. The planned...

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Do background checks before hiring foreign pilots, DGCA told

June 24, 2010

Mumbai: The Air Line Pilots’ Association India (Alpai), a two-month-old body which has half the pilots in the country as its member, has taken up the matter of aviation safety seriously. In a letter to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Alpai suggested that foreign pilots’ in India be appointed only after a...

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Job prospects cyclic in aviation

June 24, 2010

Thiruvananthapuram: Former Chairman and Managing Director of Air India V Thulasidas, who presently heads the Rajiv Gandhi Academy of Aviation Technology (RGAAT) here, admits that there has been a slump in the job prospects in the aviation sector. He, however, expressed hope that it would revive soon. “The airline industry is always having a...

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19 pilots of Coast Guard, Navy get ‘Wings of Gold’

June 21, 2010

Vellore: Wings of Gold’ were awarded to 12 pilots of the Indian Navy and seven pilots of the Coast Guard at an impressive passing-out parade of the 74th Helicopter Conversion Course of the Helicopter Training School (HTS) at the Naval Air Station, INS Rajali, at Arakkonam on Saturday. The Helicopter Training School, also known...

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Writ plea against engaging foreign pilots

June 16, 2010

The Madras High Court on Monday directed the Director of Medical Services (Civil Aviation) and the DGCA to file their counter to a writ petition which said the various airlines be forthwith restrained from engaging pilots under the Foreign Aircrew Temporary Authorisation (FATA.) When the petition came up, the First Bench consisting of Chief...

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