Aviation Jobs

Aviation sector beckons when the dream is to fly

June 26, 2018

Pune: Whether it is the opportunity to visit exotic locations, the salary or the glamour quotient, a career in aviation has always attracted students. Increasing air connectivity has opened up many jobs in the field giving students fresh hope. The most sought-after job in aviation is that of a pilot which a student who...

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Girls to fly high: Najma

June 14, 2018

Imphal: Manipur governor Najma Heptulla on Wednesday said professions should not be gender-specific. She was addressing a gathering during the celebrations of Girls in Aviation Day organised by the Women in Aviation International (WAI), India chapter, and Lockheed Martin at Classic Grande, Chingmeirong, in Imphal East district on Wednesday. She said women and girls...

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Qualification packs for 70 job roles in Aerospace and Aviation sector developed

June 8, 2018

Bengaluru: The Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) has developed Qualifications Packs for 70 Job Roles spread across five sub sectors through extensive industry engagement. Using these Qualifications Packs as template, skill development programmes were being launched across India with one of the biggest programmes launched by the Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre...

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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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