Aviation Jobs

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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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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