Pilots license exam result declared

The result of Pilots License Examination conducted by DGCA in October 2007 is out.It can be accessed here in the DGCA site. And now the last date of submission of duly completed application form forPilots License Written Examination, January 2008…

ATC shortfall 50% in India

Mumbai: The number of ATCs in India is grossly inadequate with their shortfall being as high as 50% in managing aviation movement in India in its key airports as presently there are about 1000 ATCs in India and over 100…

Pilot shortage to intensify

New Delhi: If the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) latest warning to the world’s airlines is anything to go by, the industry will soon need 17,000 new pilots annually due to expected growth of the industry and retirements. Till recently,…

When crew cuts raise hackles

With increasing number of co-pilots in the market and airlines going through various air pockets, costs are being cut, especially privileges enjoyed by this community. “Things are going from bad to worse,” says Gautam Singh*, a young pilot from SpiceJet.…