Aviation Academy

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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City aviation institute seeks European agency nod for course

December 17, 2017

Mumbai: City-based Thakur Institute of Aviation Technology (TIAT) plans to launch a course in “type-rating” for A320 aircraft maintenance engineers (AMEs) and has applied to the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) for approval. “We want our students to attain certain special training for certifying different types of aircraft. So we have applied to EASA...

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Tourism School Partners with International Airline

November 23, 2017

Auckland: A new partnership between New Zealand’s largest travel and tourism school and one of China’s fastest growing airlines is creating global opportunities for aspiring flight attendants. Last week, Tianjin Airlines staff set up shop at the New Zealand School of Tourism (NZST) Auckland Airport campus, interviewing 42 of the provider’s students from various...

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IIM-B, Toulouse School aviation MBAs graduate

October 8, 2017

  Bengaluru: The first batch of 44 students of the General Management Programme for Aerospace and Aviation Executives (GMAE), which is a partnership programme offered by the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIM-B) and Toulouse Business School (TBS), graduated recently. Indian students joined their mates in the part- and full-time Aerospace MBA taught in...

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Indian Aviation Academys new campus inaugurated

September 21, 2017

New Delhi: Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today inaugurated the new campus of the Indian Aviation Academy (IAA) here. The institute was set up in 2010 as a collaboration among Airports Authority of India (AAI), Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The new campus is spread...

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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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