Month: November 2012

Forced landing for flying training at GATI

Bhubaneswar: Flying training at the government aviation training institute (GATI) in the city has been stopped since January after the state civil aviation department failed to pay up the project allocation fee to the Airport Authority of India (AAI). The…

Take the ‘scams’ out of educating pilots: Govt

To tackle growing complaints of favouritism in various examinations and proficiency checks for pilots, government today directed aviation regulator DGCA to establish an institutional mechanism and standardise procedures to address such grievances. Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, after a review…

Aviation career: Airport Ground Handling

Airport ground handling is basically servicing of an aircraft when it is on the ground and that are parked at a terminal gate of an airport.¬†Ground handling addresses service requirements of an airliner between the time it arrives at a…

GMR Aviation launches new course

Hyderabad:¬† GMR Aviation Academy has launched its first batch of three-month International Air Transport Association courses in travel and tourism, airport operations and air cargo at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here. The academy, which is the aviation training arm…