Month: May 2012

3 DGCA officials suspended on license issue

New Delhi: Three DGCA officials have been suspended for issuing licences classifying 28 flying schools as charitable non-profit entities instead of fully commercial entities, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Thursday. He said based on investigation report submitted by…

AAI to recruit jr executives in ATC

New Delhi: To meet shortage of officers in Air Traffic Controllers (ATC) wing, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) will recruit 200 junior executives, the government today said. “The actual strength of Air Traffic Controllers (ATCOs) at present is 2,191…

India axes foreign pilots

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has given airlines a 2013 deadline to phase out expat pilots. Foreign pilots are generally better paid than domestic ones because of the experience they bring. However, Indian airlines are struggling to survive. The…