Monthly Archives: December 2013

Demand for aviation training shoots up

December 13, 2013

Bhubaneswar: Youngsters in the city are pursuing dreams of finding jobs in the aviation sector. Besides jobs as airhostesses and in-cabin crew, the young boys and girls are looking for ways to find jobs as ground staff. Sources said aviation and hospitality training institutes are flooded with applications from youths belonging to various economic...

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HC to Punjab: Spell out policy on aviation clubs

December 13, 2013

Chandigarh: In a judgment which will have far-reaching consequences, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Punjab government to come clean on the issue of running aviation clubs in the State. A division bench headed by Justice Surya Kant has given six months time to Punjab to formulate an aviation policy and...

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And the sky became the limit for Indians

December 6, 2013

Soaring through the skies is the stuff dreams are made of. And the Bombay Flying Club (BFC) is fulfilling that dream of hundreds of aspiring pilots. With the goal of acquiring a private pilot licence (PPL), every weekend, a number of students take classroom lessons at the oldest flying club in India. Established 85...

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Nagpur Flying Club to split flying hours between Nagpur, Amravati

December 5, 2013

Nagpur: The Nagpur Flying Club (NFC) will distribute its flying hours between Nagpur and Amravati airspace. Though this decision has been taken following the plans to recarpet the runway, NFC also has a long term vision behind this step. “As the city and the airport grow, the airspace over Nagpur will become more and more...

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Etihad Airways promises red carpet welcome to Air India pilots with double salaries and perks

December 4, 2013

Mumbai: Air India Boeing 777 pilots are most happy with the Jet-Etihad deal. For, they are suddenly in demand. Last week, Etihad Airways emailed Air India pilots individually, promising them a red-carpet welcome with tempting salaries and compensations that are hard to refuse. AI pilots who have been complaining of salary cuts for the...

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