Aviation Jobs

Airline jobs in India: AirAsia is hiring! 3-fold rise in headcount targetted

May 18, 2018

AirAsia India on Thursday said it has increased its workforce to 2,000, as the no-frills carrier is set to spread its wings overseas from later this year. Talent recruitment has been one of the key focus areas for the airline since last year, and it will continue to grow to gear up for rapid...

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Fake job racket busted in Faridabad, four arrested

May 5, 2018

  Chandigarh: A special team of Cyber Crime Cell, Faridabad Police has arrested four persons from a fake call centre in new grain market, Sector-16 Faridabad, who were involved in an organised online job fraud and cheated unemployed youth particularly from South India. A spokesperson of Haryana Police said mobile phone, laptop and a...

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Test for pilots to go online from August

April 5, 2018

India’s aviation regulator has decided to conduct examinations for pilots and engineers online and increase the frequency of qualifying tests to ensure availability of skilled workforce in the world’s fastest-growing aviation market. In the case of pilots, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) will now conduct tests monthly instead of quarterly, a senior...

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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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AirAsia India cautions job-seekers against fraud

January 14, 2018

Bengaluru: After a few fraudulent job emails in its name surfaced, AirAsia India has cautioned job-seekers against “certain recruitment agencies” attempting to mislead people by fictitiously posing as employees of the budget carrier. Some aspiring crew officials recently received emails in the name of “AirAsia Airlines Limited”, which said the company has “selected their...

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Hard to train people from village schools, says IndiGo chief Aditya Ghosh

January 4, 2018

IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh has told a Parliamentary panel that young people in India did not have the talent required to work in a consumer-facing industry and people hired from “mohalla/village schools” could not be trained to speak fluent English in four or five weeks. He made this assertion before the Standing Committee on...

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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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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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