pilot jobs

SpiceJet looking for Q400 Captains

August 6, 2018

SpiceJet is now hiring Captains for its Q400 fleet. The recruitment is for the positions of Trainee Captain and Transition Captain. Those who have experience in General Aviation / Military / Civil aviation can apply. Should have more than 2000 hours of flying experience and ATPL. Sucessful candidates after psychometry test and interview shall...

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Pilot shortage: DGCA extends expats’ permits

July 27, 2018

New Delhi: With India facing a severe shortage of pilots, especially commanders, the government has extended permission for foreign pilots to work in Indian carriers by two years by shifting the deadline to phase them out from this year-end to December 31, 2020. India currently has 290 expat pilots in its total pool of...

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Airlines asked to reduce dependence on foreign pilots: Government

July 25, 2018

New Delhi: All the scheduled and non-scheduled airlines in the country have been asked to reduce dependence on foreign pilots whose number at present stands at 266, the government informed Parliament today. “To overcome the shortage of pilots, all scheduled and non-scheduled airlines have been advised to develop their own in-house strength to reduce...

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Flying high: Ajmeera Bobby

July 12, 2018

Ajmeera Bobby, daughter of a retired teacher, has become the first woman from Banjara tribe to become a commercial pilot. She has successfully completed the difficult training module of commercial pilot licence in the US and also pursued another course related to pilot training from Jakarta, Indonesia. She is not only the first woman...

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The Untold Story of the First Indian Pilot, Purushottam Meghji Kabali

July 11, 2018

In the early 1930s, airlines had started expanding their markets globally. Although the aircraft back then were much more compact and could only fly small distances at a time, airline manufacturers and pilots were witnessing a steady growth in new records set in aviation. Pilots across the globe were crossing longer distances, breaking speed...

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Indian carriers in need of 1,000 pilots till March 2019 but see supply shortage: Report

July 11, 2018

With deliveries underway of as many as 1,000 planes that have been ordered until 2030, Indian carriers are looking at shortage of pilots, reports The Economic Times. These carriers will need as many as 1,000 pilots to fly the new aircraft and the requirement is likely to rise upto 10,000 in a decade. Break-up...

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Join Indigo’s Cadet Pilot Programme to get your wings

June 27, 2018

IndiGo , India’s largest scheduled airline conducts a Cadet Pilot Programme  to recruit and train fresh young people as pilots to receive both their initial Commercial Pilot License (CPL) and an Airbus A320 Type Rating. The  programme is conducted partnering  with L3 CTS, CAE Global Academy and Flight Training Adelaide, who are the world’s...

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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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Sky Is The Limit For MP Tea Seller’s Daughter: Gets Selected For Indian Air Force’s Flying Wing

June 24, 2018

When Shah Rukh Khan said the dialogue about the universe helping you get what you really want, he was right. Determination and hardwork can get a person anywhere they wish to be in life, regardless of their background. Aanchal Gangwal, from Madhya Pradesh has proved that. The 24-year-old girl from Neemuch district in Madhya...

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Airlines struggle because of a global shortage of pilots

June 9, 2018

Sydney/Bangkok/Montreal: A growing shortage of airline pilots is putting the industry’s recent growth at risk as planes sit idle, higher salaries cut into profits and unions across the globe push for more benefits. Carriers such as Emirates and Australia’s Qantas Airways have poured resources into hiring, but struggled in recent months to use their...

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