Month: December 2010

350 cabin crew quit Kingfisher last year

New Delhi: Attrition in cabin crew has been substantial at Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines over the past year, say insiders, though the company says the availability is adequate. Insiders say about 350 cabin crew left their job in the past…

Pilot Training Courses Now in Maldives

Now the students from India have an opportunity to fly at Republic Of Maldives,an island nation in the Indian Ocean. Aviacons, an aviation consultancy based out of Hyderabad will help you realize your dream to become a professionally qualified Pilot.…

Where eagles dare

New Delhi: They were senior test pilots and as a young fighter pilot he was very impressed after interacting with them. Finding their work “very challenging”, he decided to go in for test flying. “This is one profession where you…

Women set their sights above ground level

Hyderabad: With the Indian aviation industry back on the path to recovery, with a 0.1 per cent year-on-year increase in passenger demand and a 14.4 per cent year-on-year increase for international freight, there has been a steep increase in the…

Special courses in pilot training

Hyderabad: Apart from providing training, the AP Aviation Academy has special courses to further train flying and non-flying staff. Dr Bapiraju, coordinator of the courses, said the B.Sc. in aviation that the academy offers from this year is a first…

Flying schools using obsolete aircraft

Mumbai: Flying schools charge exorbitant fees to budding pilots. But new facts revealed in an RTI reply shows that accidents abound at these flying schools, causing deaths and destruction to aircraft. The RTI also shows the schools are using phased…