Aviation Jobs

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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Giving wings to her curiosity

August 22, 2017

Growing up, Anny Divya was intrigued by clouds. Her mother suggested Divya to become a pilot if she really wanted to see clouds up close. And that is when Divya, who grew up in Vijayawada, decided to give wings to her curiosity. The first time she ever boarded an aircraft, many years later, was...

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Why DGCA is wrong in fiddling with employment contract of pilots

August 20, 2017

New Delhi: The aviation regulator DGCA (Director General of Civil Aviation) has recently increased the notice period for senior pilots from six months to one year in case they want to quit job. In addition, co-pilots have to give six months prior to leaving an airline. The DGCA says that “pilots are resigning without...

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Fake recruitment drive: 4 held for posing as Jet Airways officials

November 2, 2015

Kohima: Four people have been arrested for their involvement in fake recruitment drive at a hotel in Dimapur. According to a statement by the Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Dimapur, based on specific inputs, a police team raided the hotel and arrested the four. The arrested have been identified as Saurav Mehra (23), Chaman...

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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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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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