Aviation Academy

Wings of JRD’s flying licence issuer clipped

August 20, 2017

New Delhi: From being one of the most powerful bodies in civil aviation, the Aero Club of India (ACI) now has been rendered “homeless”. Last month, ACI—an apex body of all flying clubs and other aero sports organisations in the country—was evicted from its office near the Safdarjung Airport, and now has no office....

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TS Aviation Academy to get two new aircraft

August 16, 2017

Hyderabad: The only government-backed aviation academy in the city is set to get two new aircraft almost five years after a massive fire gutted six of its training carriers on December 17, 2012. While the State government issued a soft loan of ? 5 crore on August 10, Telangana State Aviation Academy (TSAA) will...

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Wrong flight path

August 14, 2017

Thiruvananthapuram: Aviation is a fast growing sector in the country and India is expected to become the third largest aviation market by 2020 and the largest by 2030. Also, major airlines are spreading their wings in the country with seven of them placing a cumulative order for around 1,329 aircraft. An expansion which is...

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India’s first aviation university’s inauguration on August 18

August 13, 2017

New Delhi: The country’s first aviation university at Fursatganj in Uttar Pradesh’s Rae Bareli district is all set for inauguration on August 18. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, his deputy Jayant Sinha, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Congress vice president and Amethi MP Rahul Gandhi, among others are expected to attend the...

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Flight Training – Time for a review

July 9, 2016

The news of many Indian air carriers placing orders for more airplanes has created a lot of excitement among the travelling public and the pilot community. One problem the growing carriers are going to face is to find qualified manpower to man their cockpits. Aviation in India goes through a cycle periodically, and as...

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Commercial pilot licensce course admission dates announced

June 24, 2016

Flying school Orient flight school (OFS) announced the dates for admission to the commercial pilot licensce course for this academic year. The course can be pursued by eligible candidates in any of the two venues namely OFS in Puducherry or Orient Flight Aviation Academy (OFAA) in Mysuru. Candidates signing up for the commercial pilot...

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7 Held for ‘Recruiting’ Youth for Fake Aviation Institute

October 31, 2015

Jorhat: Seven people, including two women,have been arrested in Assam’s Jorhat district on charge of conducting recruitment for a fake aviation institute, a senior police officer said today. The seven, who have been arrested, had posed themselves as the academy’s ‘director’ and faculty members. They have been identified as Sandip Kumar (director) and ‘faculty...

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CIDCO to set up Aviation Academy in Navi Mumbai

October 14, 2015

Thane: City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd (CIDCO) will set up an Aviation Academy for the training of manpower required for the proposed Navi Mumbai International airport, its joint managing director V Radha said. The work of the proposed airport is likely to begin next year and the first phase has been...

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Students Allege Cheating by Air Hostess Institute

June 25, 2015

Kochi: The students of a reputed nation-wide air hostess training institute have approached the police alleging that the institute cheated them by running a fake graduation course which was not approved by any university. The students, along with their parents, filed a complaint at the Ernakulam South Police on Wednesday. According to Siby Tom,...

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NALSAR offers course in Aviation, Space, Telecom

June 6, 2015

Hyderabad: One of the contemporary but neglected areas in Indian legal realm is Air and Space laws. To fill this gap and to promote further studies and research in the aerospace law, NALSAR University of Law which is consistently been ranked as the leading law university in India, has recently launched a few innovative...

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