Monthly Archives: July 2014

Wanted: thousands of commercial airline pilots in the Middle East, says Boeing

July 30, 2014

Boeing has this year raised by 7 per cent its forecast for global demand for commercial airline pilots to 533,000 over the next 20 years, citing rising deliveries of aircraft and buoyant demand from the Asia Pacific. The airplane manufacturer has also projected a need for 584,000 technicians in the 20 years to 2033,...

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Sky’s the limit for Kashmiri girls

July 22, 2014

Kashmiri girls are breaking cultural barriers by pursuing careers in aviation, working with national and international airlines and taking different related course studies across India. A transformation in thinking opened doors for girls to look for non-conventional career options, says Muneeb Bhat, a pilot from Srinagar who owns Airborne Academy– one of the state’s...

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Recruitment in aviation sector on the rise

July 18, 2014

Mumbai: Recruitment in the aviation sector is on the rise, despite weak air travel demand and mounting losses at airlines. Entry of new carriers, addition of more routes by global players, mushrooming of new airports and modernisation of old ones have opened up employment opportunities in the industry. “The recruitment trend that we see...

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Posing as Jet Airways employee, Mumbai man cons more than 25 aspirants

July 15, 2014

A cheat posed as an employee of Jet Airways and conned more than 25 job aspirants in the city. What’s more, he even convinced a job placement agency to send him their candidates. The Bhandup police, where the case is registered, have arrested the three owners of the agency and the main accused in...

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Aviation course takes off as University of Pune joins hands with US academy

July 12, 2014

Pune: After the much touted MTech aviation course of the University of Pune, which was introduced by the varsity in collaboration with Germany-based flying institute Fachschule fur Luftfahrzeugfuhrer (FFL) failed to attract students due to the financial feasibility, the varsity has now reached for help from the United States (US) and signed a memorandum...

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Admissions to Orient Flight School

July 11, 2014

Kochi: Orient Flight School has announced the dates for the admission to commercial pilots course for the academic year 2014-2015. The school has announced that admission will be open till July 20. Eligible candidates can apply for the commercial pilots licence course which makes them eligible to take up a flying career with any...

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