Aviation Training


SpiceJet Launches Training Academy

June 13, 2018

SpiceJet has launched Spice Star Academy, a first of its kind initiative by any airline. Spice Star Academy offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree recognised by UGC from Amity University. All students training under this programme will be offered a placement at SpiceJet. SpiceJet is in the midst of a massive growth plan...

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NSDC to invest Rs 4.5 CR for aviation skilling, ties up with Czech Aviation

June 7, 2018

National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, collaborated with Czech Aviation Training Centre (CATC) to establish skill academies in private universities and offer Aviation related courses for aspiring students. The training will help aspiring candidates in securing a career in the aviation sector...

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Startups on recruit list as govt seeks new defence tech push

April 9, 2018

India’s armed forces face several limitations in the ability to maintain what defence strategists refer to as “operational readiness”. The general consensus among experts is that these constraints arise not from a lack of spirit but a shortage of high-tech military hardware. The consensus is also that public sector research and development organisations, including...

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Skill varsities for aerospace sector on cards

January 20, 2018

Bengaluru: The Union government is planning to start skill universities, which will be opened by the private sector under the Public Private Participation (PPP) model, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Anantkumar Hegde said on Friday. He was delivering the keynote address at a seminar organised by the Bangalore Chamber of...

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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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India’s first aviation university’s inauguration in Rae Bareli postponed

August 15, 2017

The inauguration of India’s first aviation university in Uttar Pradesh which was scheduled for August 18 has been postponed. The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University (RGNAU) at Fursatganj in Rae Bareli district was supposed to be inaugurated in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju, his deputy Jayant...

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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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The skies await

June 27, 2016

Decisions determine where we end up in life, sometimes for the better, and sometimes for worse. This is especially relevant right after school. While parental and peer pressure can compel you to enroll with a mainstream Engineering or Medical course as dictated by popular and conventional wisdom shackling every bright and beady-eyed generation that...

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