Monthly Archives: October 2010

Air India (Regional) looking for experienced cabin crew

October 30, 2010

Airline Allied Services Limited, the regional service wing of Air India,  is looking  for experienced Cabin Crew (both male & female) for its immediate requirement. The appointment will be for an initial period of three years in Western and Southern Regions. A wait list also will be prepared for future requirements. Selected candidates, who...

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Decreasing number of skilled workers is limiting growth in civil aviation

October 30, 2010

Bangalore: The aviation, nuclear technology and defence sectors, is expected to see an enormous growth in the coming years. However, the decreasing number of skilled professionals will hamper its growth, said a panel of experts during a discussion on IT applications in frontier technologies at the Bangalore IT.Biz 2010. “The Indian Air Force (IAF)...

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Frankfinn launches 4 new air-hostess training courses

October 30, 2010

Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training has announced the launch of four new “scientifically designed” short-term part-time courses for graduates and 12th-class-pass students. There are two courses on offer for graduates or those in the final year of graduation – Frankfinn Certificate course in Airport Ground Service (3 months) and Frankfinn Certificate course in...

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Demand for cabin crew soars with orders for jets

October 27, 2010

A resurgent aviation sector is driving a recruitment spree to get the best looking cabin crew, particularly for airlines in the Middle East and India. Gearing up to meet the surge in demand, by training young women and men, Frankfinn Air Hostess Training Institute estimates show that 400 new commercial jets are set to...

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Aviation Academy ordered to give compensation and to pay back half fee

October 27, 2010

Chandigarh: The District Consumer Redressal Forum has directed Avalon Aviation Academy to refund 50 per cent of the course fee and pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to a complainant. The complainant Karamjit Kaur, a resident of Sector 20, stated that she had approached the academy for aviation training. The total fee for the course...

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Jet to train Air India Express’ new crew

October 21, 2010

New Delhi: In the five months following the horrific Mangalore crash that left 160 people, including six crew, dead, Air India Express is witnessing a virtual exodus of its cabin crew. Nearly 50 airhostesses and flight stewards have quit since then, citing poor working conditions. Now the international budget airline is facing such a...

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AAI hires former traffic controllers to meet shortage

October 21, 2010

New Delhi: A worrying shortage of air traffic controllers continues to grip Airports Authority of India (AAI). At present, there is a difference of about 250 between the sanctioned strength and the actual strength. Among the 1,900 ATCOs, about 25 are retired controllers while another 200-300 are trainees. Speaking at the inauguration of a...

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As Asian Air Travel Soars, Pilots Are Scarce

October 16, 2010

Asia’s economies are booming, and so is demand for air travel across the region. Flying for business and pleasure is increasingly affordable for the combined 1.1 billion middle-class residents of China and India. All those potential fliers have translated into new orders for aircraft makers—Asia-Pacific airlines will buy about 8,000 planes worth $1.2 trillion...

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Demand for pilots in the near future will increase and the requirements will be raised: Baltic Aviation Academy

October 15, 2010

The aviation business world intensely discusses that the economic recession, which caused the stagnation of the aviation, is over, and now the attention is drawn to the rapidly growing need for pilots and rising requirements for pilot qualification. The Head of Lithuanian pilot training academy Baltic Aviation Academy FTO (initial pilot training school) Indre...

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Asia would need 180,600 pilots and 220,000 maintenance crew in next 20 years

October 6, 2010

The United States plane maker Boeing reports that the global commercial aviation industry needs more than a million pilots and maintenance crew in the next 20 years, with Asia accounting for almost 40% of the demand. It estimates world demand at 466,650 pilots and 596,500 maintenance personnel from 2010 to 2029, of whom 180,600...

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