Monthly Archives: November 2013

Jobs aplenty in aviation sector

November 29, 2013

Mumbai: The skill gaps in the Indian aviation industry, which is the ninth largest market in the world and will be the third largest by 2020, is sought to be bridged by the Indian Institute of Aerospace Engineering and Management under the auspices of the Society of Indian Aerospace Technologies and Industries. It will...

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MTech aviation course: Move to get fee discount, bank loan for students

November 26, 2013

Following lukewarm response to the ambitious MTech aviation course of Univeristy of Pune (UoP), the varsity has decided to attract candidates who have cancelled admission by obtaining education loans and financial assistance. The varsity is also seeking discounts in course fee from the German aviation school that it has tied up with. dna on...

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Only 5 students are on board UoP MTech aviation course

November 22, 2013

Pune: Twelve of the 20 registered candidates have cancelled their admissions to MTech in aviation of University of Pune (UoP) citing inability to pay the hefty fees and fluctuating Euro to Indian rupee. It appears that the much touted course will now take off with merely eight students. University officials admit that one of...

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CAE Expands Training Operations in Middle East Market

November 17, 2013

CAE said last week it had received Level D qualification of the world’s first simulator for the Boeing 747-8 freighter, a full-flight simulator (FFS) sold to Luxembourg-based Cargolux Airlines International. Luxembourg’s national aviation authority awarded the simulator EASA Level D qualification. CAE also announced November 12 that it had received Level D qualifications from...

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35 cadets pass Army aviation course

November 17, 2013

Nashik: 35 officers passed the army aviation course and were presented with Aviation ‘Wings’ in a ceremony on Saturday at the Gandhinagar airfield along Nashik-Pune road. Captain Kshitij Kumar Gupta was adjudged the best candidate overall during the 18-month long rigorous training and was presented the Silver Cheetah Trophy during the passing out parade...

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Helicopter training school challenges construction of elevated road

November 13, 2013

Bangalore: The Karnataka high court has ordered notice to both Karnataka as well as the Union government and the national highways authority of india (NHAI) in response to a petition challenging the construction of elevated road connecting Bangalore International Airport (BIA) at Devanahalli, just outside Bangalore city. Justice A S Bopanna has asked the...

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Defunct Assam Flying Club may take off soon

November 7, 2013

Guwahati: The Assam Flying Club (AFC), which has remained defunct for the last few years, is likely to be revived soon. Newly appointed secretary of the club Bikrom Singha Lahkar said that if the government gives him full authority, he would try to make the club operational in about two months. The Cessna 152...

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Aptech Aviation and Hospitality Academy launched

November 6, 2013

Mrs Dzifa Gomashie-Ahiaglo, the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture and Arts, has urged Ghanaians to make choices that would promote the country’s culture and values. She said: “choices that we make should support the country’s socio- economic growth and must as well celebrate our Ghanaian values in us.” Mrs Gomashie-Ahiaglo made the call on...

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Emirates issues clarification afer Sikh pilot alleges discrimination

November 6, 2013

New Delhi: Days after a Sikh pilot alleged discrimination by the Gulf-based Emirates Airlines, the airlines has issued a clarification. Emirates Airlines has said that wearing a hat on duty is mandatory for all pilots. The pilot had said that after being shortlisted for an interview he was turned down only because he wears...

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Turbaned Sikhs barred from flying Emirates aircrafts

November 4, 2013

New Delhi: Sikhs wearing a turban are not allowed to fly aircrafts of Emirates Airlines. A CNN-IBN report says that it has the email exchange between the Sikh pilot and the airlines. The Sikh pilot has alleged that Emirates Airlines, after shortlisting him for an interview turned him down only because he wears a...

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