Monthly Archives: October 2013

Flying Club revival still a far cry

October 31, 2013

Guwahati: Notwithstanding the recent efforts directed towards reviving the Assam Flying Club, and assurances made to that effect by the State Government, the present status of the club including its facilities is poor. The major works to be carried out before starting the flying include checking 1,500 hours/3 years of airframe, overhaul of the...

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KU, GoAir to launch course in civil aviation

October 30, 2013

Srinagar: In a welcome initiative, Directorate of Lifelong Learning (DLL), University of Kashmir has decided to launch Certificate Course in Civil Aviation Management in its upcoming academic session. “The DLL is developing and designing the course in collaboration with one of India’s leading Aviation Company, Go Air India Pvt Ltd,” it said in a...

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Job rackets busted, two arrested

October 28, 2013

Kolkata: Two persons have been arrested for allegedly duping clients with fake job offers and siphoning off lakhs of rupees. While one of the arrests was made by Kalighat police, the other was carried out by Park Street police. Yahwey Dubey, 39, a resident of Rajarhat, was allegedly running a fake institute under the...

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Bhatkali youngster gets pilot’s license in Maldives

October 26, 2013

Bhatkal: In yet another honour for the community and the town of Bhatkal, a son of Bhatkali soil, Mohammed Adil s/o Mr. Saleh Khailfa succeeded in attaining a commercial pilot license to become one of the few pilots in the community. Since childhood, Adil had a determination to touch the skies and fly in...

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DGCA to recruit 130 personnel next month

October 24, 2013

New Delhi: There is finally some good news for Indian aviation. The Director General of Civil Aviation will recruit 130 personnel to fill in the various vacant posts in the Air worthiness stream. The process of recruitment and joining would finish by next month itself. Confirming the news to Headlines Today the DG Arun...

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Government Aviation Training Institute faces payment problems

October 5, 2013

Bhubaneswar: The state government-owned Government Aviation Training Institute that provides pilot training, is facing a tough time to pay the dues to Aero Club of India. According to official records, after paying Rs 46 lakh to Biju Patnaik airport for using its space for flying training, it is struggling to pay the annual membership...

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Arpinder Kaur: Flying Through the Glass Ceiling

October 2, 2013

In recent years, certain airlines have been especially well known for their recruitment of women — outreach efforts that resulted, in part, from prior lawsuits and/or a reputation for discrimination. Before the previous industry meltdown, United had become home to about 500 women fliers, the highest number at any airline in the world. As...

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