Monthly Archives: November 2011

Flight school grounded for decades

November 30, 2011

Kolkata: Welcome to the West Bengal Flying Training, a huge junkyard at the entrance to an overgrown jungle that is called the Behala airport. The institute has no flight instructor or engineer, no airworthy planes, no students. It hasn’t had any for nearly two decades. There is only an assistant flight instructor who assiduously...

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Pilot licensing tests to go online next month

November 29, 2011

Chennai: In a bid to plug loopholes and prevent malpractice, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to conduct online exams for commercial, private and air transport pilot licences from December 3. DGCA had found that malpractice and corruption were rampant in the paper-based test. Online examinations are expected to be foolproof...

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Be a Crew Controller with Air India’s Airline Allied Services

November 27, 2011

Air India’s Airline Allied Services Limited is conducting walk-in interviews for the post of Crew Controller from November 25 to 30th from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM at Office of Chief of Operations of Airline Allied Services Limited in Terminal-1 of New Delhi IGI Airport. Those who have 3 years of experience as Crew...

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Pilot training institute in Greater Noida by 2013

November 27, 2011

Greater Noida: Greater Noida is will soon become home to a state-of-the-art pilot training centre which will groom around 5,000 ground and cockpit crew in a year. The centre is slated to come up by 2013. The centre is a joint venture of airplane manufacturer Airbus, Canada based-aviation technology company CAE and India’s Interglobe....

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Air India looking for Customer Agents and Handyman

November 25, 2011

Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) is looking for Customer Agents and Handyman-II at Goa on a fixed term contract basis, for a period of one year. The number of Customer Agent vacancies are 45 and that of handyman are 75. Graduation is the minimum educational qualification for Customer Agent and for Handyman...

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CTC Aviation riding a growth curve

November 25, 2011

Hamilton, New Zealand – CTC Aviation Training (NZ) Limited, one of the world’s leading flight training schools for airline pilots based in Hamilton, is experiencing strong business growth on the back of some significant international contracts. The latest agreement to be signed boosting training activity at the Hamilton training centre, is a long-term contract...

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CAE, InterGlobe and Airbus break ground on new pilot and maintenance training centre

November 23, 2011

Delhi: CAE, InterGlobe Enterprises, and Airbus held a ground breaking ceremony for a new pilot and maintenance technician training centre in Delhi, India’s National Capital Region. The CAE-Interglobe joint venture is expected to start offering pilot and maintenance training solutions in 2013 and will eventually be able to train up to 5,000 pilots and...

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Pilot training taking off

November 23, 2011

Dunedin, New Zealand: Trainee pilots flocking from the northern hemisphere are expected to earn their wings in Southern skies next year as Mainland Air Services helps fill a predicted void in the number of airline pilots. Mainland owner Mark Paterson said the downturn in international travel created by 9/11 and the global economic crisis...

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Air India looking for Customer & Ramp Service Agents

November 21, 2011

Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) is now recruiting Sr. Customer Agent, Customer Agent, Sr. Ramp Service Agent and Ramp Service Agent. All the vaccancies are at Chennai and the appointments will be on a fixed-term contract, for a period of three years. The selection is on the basis of Walk-In Interviews. The...

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Pilot academy will bring many benefits

November 21, 2011

Airlines in India and other parts of the world might soon be able to cut their wage bills and increase the efficiency of their pilots. This will be possible because of the new pilot training academy which opens its doors in Noida, on the outskirts of Delhi in the next 13-14 months. The facility,...

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