Monthly Archives: February 2012

Central Vigilance Commission unearths Rs 190 crore flying club fraud

February 28, 2012

New Delhi: A large number of flying schools across India are involved in an elaborate fraud, posing as no-profit no-loss operations while raking in crores. An investigation by the Central Vigilance Commission has found that a majority of flying schools/clubs in India posed as registered societies, operating on no-profit no-loss basis, to avoid paying...

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U.S. proposes tougher airline pilot qualifications

February 28, 2012

Washington: Pilots would be required to accumulate six times more flight training time to qualify as a co-pilot on a commercial airline or cargo aircraft under a U.S. government proposal released on Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration rule, if approved, would require that pilots receive 1,500 hours of flight time compared to 250 hours...

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Walk-in to become a Customer Agent of Air India Express at Amritsar

February 20, 2012

Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) will be conducting a walk-in interview on February 28, 2012 at  Hotel Alstonia, SCO-111, Distt. Shopping Centre, Ranjit Avenue, Near Passport Office, Amritsar, Punjab between 09.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. The appointment will be for a period of three years which may be renewed on the basis...

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Alliance Air recruits CRJ and ATR commanders

February 20, 2012

Airline Allied Services Limited (AASL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India Limited, is now looking for Commanders for CRJ and ATR Aircraft. Alliance Air will be forming a panel from the applicants to make appointments on Fixed Term Engagement basis. To apply for the post of Commanders (CRJ Aircraft), a minimum 100 hours...

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Aviation company told to refund fee

February 17, 2012

Chandigarh: He had big dreams of joining a leading airline after completing cabin crew course and also paid a hefty fee to a Mumbai-based aviation company. But all dreams were shattered after he was left in lurch following the completion of the course. However, he approached the consumer forum and the accused company has...

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Flying school head crash-lands in jail

February 12, 2012

Ahmedabad: Navrangpura police arrested Captain Sunil Singh, director of International Institute of Flying Staff (IIFS) on Wednesday. Singh had been absconding since an FIR was lodged against him by students for cheating them with false promises of job after three months of training at his institute. On December 10, one Naushad Saiyad, 22, a...

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