Monthly Archives: July 2018


UAE pilot training academy seeks more women to tackle global shortage

July 15, 2018

The airline industry may be one of the final frontiers of gender equality — but that could change with training academies hoping to attract more women to fill the global shortage of commercial pilots. Pathways towards an airline pilot career are opening up, despite some attitudes towards women behind the controls remaining firmly entrenched...

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India’s largest Pilot Training Organisation to add 2 new Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulators

July 13, 2018

New Delhi: CAE Simulation Training Private Limited (CSTPL), a joint venture between InterGlobe Enterprises Pvt Ltd and CAE Inc, announced its expansion plans of adding two new Airbus A320 Full Flight Simulators to its present capacity of five A320 simulators as well as a new ATR72-600 Full Flight Simulator to meet the growing demand...

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Flying high: Ajmeera Bobby

July 12, 2018

Ajmeera Bobby, daughter of a retired teacher, has become the first woman from Banjara tribe to become a commercial pilot. She has successfully completed the difficult training module of commercial pilot licence in the US and also pursued another course related to pilot training from Jakarta, Indonesia. She is not only the first woman...

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The Untold Story of the First Indian Pilot, Purushottam Meghji Kabali

July 11, 2018

In the early 1930s, airlines had started expanding their markets globally. Although the aircraft back then were much more compact and could only fly small distances at a time, airline manufacturers and pilots were witnessing a steady growth in new records set in aviation. Pilots across the globe were crossing longer distances, breaking speed...

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Indian carriers in need of 1,000 pilots till March 2019 but see supply shortage: Report

July 11, 2018

With deliveries underway of as many as 1,000 planes that have been ordered until 2030, Indian carriers are looking at shortage of pilots, reports The Economic Times. These carriers will need as many as 1,000 pilots to fly the new aircraft and the requirement is likely to rise upto 10,000 in a decade. Break-up...

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Aviation sector can give a flight to your career

July 9, 2018

Expansion of air transport has given sudden rise to new jobs for skilled workers. India is short of nine lakh workers in aviation sector India is set become the third largest origin-destination (air travel) market, according to International Air Transport Association (IATA). The consistent push by the government to make the air ways accessible...

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Frankfinn Institute enters into a strategic tie-up with Air India for in-flight familiarisation programme

July 5, 2018

New Delhi: Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training – India’s leading air hostess training institute – today announced the strategic tie-up with Air India. Frankfinn students now get a chance to be a part of an in-flight familiarisation programmes for budding crew candidates. The one-of-its-kind detailed cabin service orientation will take place at 30,000...

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