Month: June 2013

Many a dream of flying high has crashed

Bangalore: With the aviation industry in a recession, hundreds of young men who spent lakhs of rupees to undergo courses to become commercial pilots are unemployed and broke. A course culminating in a commercial pilot’s licence (CPL) could cost upto…

RMIT offers aviation courses in Singapore

Melbourne’s RMIT University will offer its aviation management degree course in Singapore for the first time from January 2014. The course is being delivered in partnership between RMIT and the Singapore Institute of Management and is the only approved Australian…

Dozens fall for fake AirAsia job offers

Mumbai: Scores of job-seekers in Mumbai may have fallen for a fake recruitment scheme in which they were offered positions in the flight crew, mainly air hostesses, and ground staff of the yet-to-be-launched airline AirAsia India. A newspaper advertisement this…

Touching the skies

When Ayesha Aziz was a child she was fascinated by airplanes. Little did she know that one day she would be flying one herself – that too at the young age of 17. While pursuing her school education, Ayesha simultaneously…

GMR launches flight training academy

Hyderabad: GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd has launched the Asia Pacific Flight Training (APFT) academy. It is packed with a highly advanced facility imparting pilot training and ground training with quality infrastructure. This initiative is in technical collaboration with Asia…

Air Asia Cabin Crew walk-in on 23rd

Air Asia is conducting walk-in interview for Cabin Crew on 23rd June at Golden Palms Hotel & Spa Colva, Chennai, India. Registration time: 9.00 AM to 11.00 AM. The airline is looking for male and female candidates of age between…