Monthly Archives: February 2018


UAE airlines announce vacancies for cabin crew, pilot, ground staff

February 12, 2018

Are you looking to pursue a career that lets you travel the world for free and get the front-row seat to watch the sunrise or sunset every day? This year may be a good time to kick start that job hunt in the aviation industry, with UAE-based airlines announcing recently that they’re opening hiring...

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Airports Authority of India warns against fake job offers

February 12, 2018

Chennai: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has warned candidates to be cautious of fraudsters sending WhatsApp messages which promise jobs at Chennai airport for a fee of 5,000. Two days ago, a candidate reached the airport with a fake appointment letter and had to be turned away. The WhatsApp messages inform potential applicants...

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HC asks oldest flying club to vacate Juhu airport

February 9, 2018

The Bombay Flying Club — the oldest in its league in the country — has been dubbed a “rank trespasser” by the Bombay High Court and asked to vacate the Juhu airport by April 24 or face forcible eviction, including police intervention. In an order passed two weeks ago but made available on Thursday,...

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Pilot shortage likely to hit growth of India’s domestic airlines

February 9, 2018

Mumbai: The boom in domestic air travel has led to congested terminals and flight delays because the infrastructure at airports has not kept pace with the rate of growth. But India’s new regional airlines are facing another challenge — lack of pilots. The stress signs are visible. Airlines have been forced to cancel their...

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Looking for a New Career? Airlines Will Need 637,000 More Pilots Before 2035

February 8, 2018

If you’re looking for a career path with plenty of job prospects, you could do worse than earning a pilot’s license. As Bloomberg reports, Boeing—one of the biggest plane manufacturers in the world—estimates that in order to keep up with travel demand, the world will need to get 637,000 more pilots in the air...

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Air India has resumed its compassionate selections

February 3, 2018

New Delhi: Air India had lifted its ban in 2016 on compassionate appointments after almost eight years, and has now slowly started to make appointments based on compassionate grounds across all its networks around the country. According to a senior official in Air India, some 150 compassionate appointments have been made by the ailing...

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Air India has resumes its compassionate selections

February 3, 2018

New Delhi: Air India had lifted its ban in 2016 on compassionate appointments after almost eight years, and has now slowly started to make appointments based on compassionate grounds across all its networks around the country. According to a senior official in Air India, some 150 compassionate appointments have been made by the ailing...

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Lockheed Martin Backs India’s Women in Aerospace Initiative

February 2, 2018

Even as the aviation industry grows at its fastest pace—28 percent in an average year in India—and orders for aircraft are at a high for the next five years, there is concern that growth could shrink if skill shortages are left unaddressed in the industry. Lockheed Martin India, known for its Innovation Growth Program...

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