UAE airlines announce vacancies for cabin crew, pilot, ground staff

February 12, 2018

Are you looking to pursue a career that lets you travel the world for free and get the front-row seat to watch the sunrise or sunset every day? This year may be a good time to kick start that job hunt in the aviation industry, with UAE-based airlines announcing recently that they’re opening hiring...

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Pilot shortage likely to hit growth of India’s domestic airlines

February 9, 2018

Mumbai: The boom in domestic air travel has led to congested terminals and flight delays because the infrastructure at airports has not kept pace with the rate of growth. But India’s new regional airlines are facing another challenge — lack of pilots. The stress signs are visible. Airlines have been forced to cancel their...

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Looking for a New Career? Airlines Will Need 637,000 More Pilots Before 2035

February 8, 2018

If you’re looking for a career path with plenty of job prospects, you could do worse than earning a pilot’s license. As Bloomberg reports, Boeing—one of the biggest plane manufacturers in the world—estimates that in order to keep up with travel demand, the world will need to get 637,000 more pilots in the air...

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India records maximum number of women pilots in the world, says MoS Jayant Sinha

January 31, 2018

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said that India recently recorded the maximum number of women pilots in the world. “India is the country with the maximum number of women pilots in the world, be it in Air India or Indian Air Force. This is a testimony of the contribution...

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‘No discrimination with women pilots’

January 12, 2018

Harpreet A De Singh is the president of the Indian Women Pilots Association (IWPA), a registered charitable trust which celebrated its 50th anniversary recently. The motto of an IWPA event held in the Capital was “Bharatiya Nari Ki Udan Shakti”. IWPA has been helping women who want to pursue a career in aviation and...

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Airlines likely to hire over 7000 pilots in next 5 yrs: govt

December 28, 2017

New Delhi: Domestic carriers are expected to hire more than 7,000 pilots over the next five years, the government informed Parliament today. These vacancies are likely to emerge as Indian airlines plan to induct more than 900 aircraft into their fleets in the coming years. “The Indian Scheduled Airline Operators have estimated employment opportunities...

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2 women fighter pilots among over 100 commissioned into IAF

December 16, 2017

Hyderabad: More than 100 officers, including two women fighter pilots, were commissioned into the Indian Air Force on Saturday during the Combined Graduation Parade of Pilots and Ground Duty Officers at the Air Force Academy in Dundigal near here. According to an official statement, the event marked the passing out of 105 Flight Cadets...

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Woman pilot inspired students in Gadchiroli

December 10, 2017

Nagpur: Mayuri Deshmukh, pilot of Pawan Hans Limited helicopter, who is now part of the anti-naxalite operation at eastern Vidarbha’s Gadchiroli, addressed around 200 girl students of Bhagwantrao Arts and Science High school at Etapalli on Saturday. The programme was organized to strengthen the morale of the girl students as a part of the...

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Indian carriers try to woo back poached pilots from West Asia

December 6, 2017

New Delhi: Plagued by a shortage of commanders, several domestic airlines are trying to lure back Indian pilots who were poached by West Asian carriers. SpiceJet and Vistara have held roadshows in major Gulf cities like Abu Dhabi and Dubai in their bid to recruit captains and first officers for their respective airlines. “Indians,...

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First Naga lady pilot, Roveinai Poumai from Manipur feted

October 19, 2017

Imphal: She is flying high, she is reaching for the sky – these are not just mere phrases but they are actually true for Roveinai Poumai, the first Naga lady pilot. In a ‘thanks giving’ programme organised at Poumai Baptist Church in Senapati, Rovienai Paotei gave credits for her success to God and her...

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