Monthly Archives: February 2013

Cash-strapped flying club grounded for years

February 26, 2013

Guwahati: It may be quite sometime before the wait of the flying aspirants, seeking the revival of the Assam Flying Club, located at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport is over. Formed in 1958, the club enjoyed the distinction of being the lone flying club of northeast India to issue private and commercial...

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Career development centre to come up near Pune

February 17, 2013

Pune: Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd (HCCBPL) has entered into partnership with actor Salman Khan’s Being Human foundation, to scale up its career development centre (CDC), an initiative to empower rural, educated and underserved youth. As part of this endeavour, a new career development centre will be set up in Pune this year. The...

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IATA introduces course on passenger ground services

February 13, 2013

Mumbai: In order to overcome the present challenges in the aviation industry, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) introduced a course – IATA Passenger Ground Services – in December 2012, specially designed to complement the training requirements outlined in the IATA Airport Handling Manual (AHM), the IATA Safety Audit for Ground Operations (ISAGO), and...

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Flying club’s clipped wings leave students high and dry

February 5, 2013

Chennai: Young flying aspirants have been left in the lurch, unable to complete their stipulated period of flying training to obtain a commercial pilot’s licence. The situation has arisen as the Madras Flying Club has not had a flying instructor for the past year. Airport sources said Captain N.K. Singh was the club’s last...

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Apply Now to be a Pilot with Air India Express

February 2, 2013

Air India Charters Limited, the subsidiary of Air India that operates low cost carrier Air India Express, is now looking for Pilots of varying experience to fill the following posts: (I) B737NG Type-rated EXAMINER B737NG Type-rated INSTRUCTOR B737NG Type-rated CHECK-PILOT B737NG Type-rated LINE CAPTAIN (II) TRAINEE CAPTAIN Applicants should be Indian Citizens (wherever domiciled) and below...

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