Monthly Archives: November 2010

Jet Airways Recruits Cabin Crew

November 28, 2010

Jet Airways is conducting walk-in-interviews at Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata and  Mumbai from November 29 to December 07, 2010 to recruit Cabin Crew. November 29, 2010  13:00 – 16:30 hours: At Kiranshree Portico, Paltan Bazar, G.S.Road, Guwahati -781008. December 1, 2010 09:00 – 13:00 hours: At  Hotel Pine Wood, Rita Road, Shillong, Meghalaya. Pincode...

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DGCA cancels licences of 3 pilots who bought flying hrs

November 28, 2010

New Delhi: Acting on a report from Rajasthan Police that some students got their commercial pilots’ licences allegedly by buying flying hours from an institute and not actually flying planes for those many hours, the DGCA has cancelled the licence of three pilots on Saturday. One of pilots got employed with Air India and...

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Pilots who faked flying hrs now operating commercial flights?

November 28, 2010

Jaipur: At least five of 14 ”under-trained” pilots from the Rajasthan Aviation School may be flying hundreds of passengers on commercial airlines, police said on Friday. An anti-corruption bureau probe has revealed these pilots, who were given flyng licences without fulfilling the requisite flying hours, were working with Indian Airlines, JetLite, SpiceJet and a...

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Get English proficiency or lose your job, pilots told

November 28, 2010

New Delhi: A civil aviation regulation (CAR) on English proficiency has left pilots a worried lot. Issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), it makes it mandatory for them to reach Level 4 English proficiency by March 5, 2011, or else lose their licenses. But though the CAR was issued on March...

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Fake flights and fake flying hours in pilot licence scam

November 26, 2010

Jaipur: The Rajasthan Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday arrested an assistant general manager of the Jaipur Air Traffic Control (ATC) and the chief flying instructor (CFI) of the Rajasthan State Flying School in connection with a commercial pilot licence scam. The duo, in collusion with other officials, allegedly accepted money to fudge records of...

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Frankfinn ties up with ICM

November 26, 2010

Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training – World’s No. 1 Air Hostess Training Institute has entered into an exclusive worldwide tie-up with ICM – an Institute of repute in UK, for accrediting all of its following vocational courses in the subject area of Aviation, Hospitality & Travel Management besides certifying Frankfinn First Impression training...

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Air Hostess Academy chief ready to resume training

November 26, 2010

Pune: Director of the Air Hostess Academy (AHA), Akash Gupta, a suspect in the case of alleged cheating of 49 students of Rs60 lakh, told the Deccan police during the interrogation that he was ready to restart the suspended aviation and hospitality course. Gupta, who was initially in police custody but was granted magisterial...

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DGCA asks airlines to submit 5 year training plan: report

November 23, 2010

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked all leading players to submit a five-year hiring and training plan, according to a report. The report stated that DGCA has asked airlines such as SpiceJet, Air India, Jet Airways, Kingfisher, IndiGo and Go Air to give a detailed five-year plans of foreign and Indian...

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Air Hostess Academy directors held for cheating students

November 23, 2010

Pune: Acting on a tip-off from the members of Maharashtra Navnirman Vidyarthi Sena (MNVS), police on Friday nabbed Akasha Gupta, director of Pune-based Air Hostess Academy (AHA), who was on the run after a complaint of allegedly cheating hundreds of students was lodged against the academy in March this year. The Pune police had...

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Air India to call back retired crew

November 13, 2010

Mumbai: Air India (AI)  is hiring 50 cabin crew from its retired staff on contract basis to counter the problem of manpower shortage. “During a meeting in Delhi on Tuesday, the management of AI decided to call back the retired crew to deal with the crisis. They will be hired on contract basis and...

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