Month: October 2013

Flying Club revival still a far cry

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…

KU, GoAir to launch course in civil aviation

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…

Job rackets busted, two arrested

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…

DGCA to recruit 130 personnel next month

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…

Arpinder Kaur: Flying Through the Glass Ceiling

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…