Pilots

Apply now to be an Alliance Air pilot

August 14, 2016

Airline Allied Services, the company that owns Alliance Air, the regional services wing of Air India, is now recruiting Co-Pilots with ATR Rating  to fill-up 69 vacancies. The appointed pilots will be based at any of the following stations: Delhi Kolkata Bangalore Hyderabad Mumbai Bhopal After filling up the vacancies, a panel will also...

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Air India on a hiring spree, to recruit 2,000 crew members likely by 2019

July 28, 2016

New Delhi: TO meet the carrier’s expanding fleet, state-owned carrier, Air India said on Wednesday that it would recruit 500 pilots and more than 1,500 cabin crew in next two to three years. According to the officials, nearly 150 pilots are expected to complete their training by December 2016 and start flying on various...

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Airlines’ costs set to soar over pilots’ crisis; here’s why

July 26, 2016

A fairly big shortage of pilots two years down the line — estimated at around 2,000 — could drive up costs for airlines. While employee costs constitute around10% of an airline’s overall revenues, the need to pay pilots more may push up expenses on this front. Although the country has over 5,000 commercial pilots...

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Air India recruits 415 pilots

July 7, 2016

Air India is now hiring 415 pilots with A-320 endorsement to appoint as Senior Trainee Pilots. Here is the split of vacancies: General   116 SC            63 ST            45 OBC       191 TOTAL  415 For filling up the vacancies against the candidates...

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Keonjhar girl becomes first lady pilot from state

July 7, 2016

Kendrapada: Her passion to travel the world drove the 25-year old Odia girl, Shelbi Mishra, to become the first lady pilot from the state. With 400 hours of flying experience, Mishra started her career with the Air Asia recently after completing two years of rigorous training in the US. The girl from Rukunapursasana village...

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HC seeks AI’s report on plea against pilot selection

July 6, 2016

Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed Air India to file an affidavit on a petition challenging the airline’s decision to appoint 80 trainee pilots (holders of commercial pilot licence) from among its qualified employees. Justice Alexander Thomas issued the order on a petition filed by Captain S G Saji of Pettah and...

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The flying maiden

July 3, 2016

The youngest woman pilot, Ayesha Aziz was besotted with the skies as a child. Today, the girl in a predominantly male bastion is focused, an avid learner and always on the lookout for ways to polish her trade. Twenty-year-old Ayesha Aziz, along with being the youngest pilot in the country, is proof that unwavering...

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Alliance Air recruits Co-Pilots

June 29, 2016

Alliance Air, the regional services wing of Air India, is now recruiting Co-Pilots. There are 69 vacancies and the selected candidates will be posted at any of the following centres: Delhi Kolkata Bangalore Hyderabad Mumbai Bhopal CPL holders with or without ATR family Ratings (ATR 42-320 / 72-500 / 72-600) can apply. Pilots rated...

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Join SpiceJet as a Trainee First Officer

June 29, 2016

SpiceJet has invited applications from pilots to join the airline as Trainee First Officers (TFOs) of its Q-400 and B737 NG fleets. Q-400 Pilots having CPL with ME rating (Q 400) can apply. The selection will be on the basis of CPL entry test, Advance Compass test and CCT and psychometric test. Once selected,...

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India’s first female fighter pilots pave the way for more women in combat

June 22, 2016

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) has recruited its first female fighter pilots, paving the way for more women to be given combat roles as one of the world’s biggest military forces takes steps towards greater gender parity. Flying Officers Mohana Singh, Bhawana Kanth and Avani Chaturvedi received their wings on Saturday when...

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