Pilots

14-year-old Indian origin boy becomes youngest pilot to fly single-engine plane

September 10, 2017

A 14-year-old Indian-origin schoolboy in the UAE has become one of the youngest pilots to fly a single-engine aircraft, according to a media report. Mansour Anis, a class IXth student at Delhi Private School in Sharjah, received a certificate for his first solo flight from an aviation academy in Canada last week, Gulf News...

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217 Air India Trainee Pilot vacancies: Salary Rs 25,000 per month

September 2, 2017

The Air India Engineering Services Limited has released an employment notification inviting interested, eligible candidates to apply for the positions of Senior Trainee Pilots/Trainee Pilot. Selected candidates will be initially appointed on Fixed Term Contract for a period of five years, extendable by another five years subject to satisfactory performance. Vacancy details Total posts:...

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This Is Roveinai Poumai, The First Naga Lady Pilot From Manipur Who’s Making Everyone Proud

August 23, 2017

Poveinai Poumai has become the first Naga lady pilot from Manipur. It is a moment of extreme gratification for the people of Nagaland to have one of their daughters reaching for the skies and making India proud. Poumai has pierced through the weave of a strict, patriarchal Naga society and accomplished what girls from...

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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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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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