Airports Authority of India warns against fake job offers

February 12, 2018

Chennai: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has warned candidates to be cautious of fraudsters sending WhatsApp messages which promise jobs at Chennai airport for a fee of 5,000. Two days ago, a candidate reached the airport with a fake appointment letter and had to be turned away. The WhatsApp messages inform potential applicants...

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HC asks oldest flying club to vacate Juhu airport

February 9, 2018

The Bombay Flying Club — the oldest in its league in the country — has been dubbed a “rank trespasser” by the Bombay High Court and asked to vacate the Juhu airport by April 24 or face forcible eviction, including police intervention. In an order passed two weeks ago but made available on Thursday,...

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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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Air India has resumed its compassionate selections

February 3, 2018

New Delhi: Air India had lifted its ban in 2016 on compassionate appointments after almost eight years, and has now slowly started to make appointments based on compassionate grounds across all its networks around the country. According to a senior official in Air India, some 150 compassionate appointments have been made by the ailing...

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Air India has resumes its compassionate selections

February 3, 2018

New Delhi: Air India had lifted its ban in 2016 on compassionate appointments after almost eight years, and has now slowly started to make appointments based on compassionate grounds across all its networks around the country. According to a senior official in Air India, some 150 compassionate appointments have been made by the ailing...

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Lockheed Martin Backs India’s Women in Aerospace Initiative

February 2, 2018

Even as the aviation industry grows at its fastest pace—28 percent in an average year in India—and orders for aircraft are at a high for the next five years, there is concern that growth could shrink if skill shortages are left unaddressed in the industry. Lockheed Martin India, known for its Innovation Growth Program...

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Walk-in to be a GoAir cabin crew

January 31, 2018

GoAir is conducting walk-in interviews throughout this month at selected Indian cities to hire cabin crew for A320 aircraft. As per the career page of the airlines website, these are the eligibility requirements: I. Gender, Nationality & Age: Female Indian nationals, with Indian Passport, between 18 to 27 Years of age. II. Educational Qualification...

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Aircraft Maintenance Engineers at Pawan Hans

January 31, 2018

Pawan Hans Limited,  a Central Public Sector Enterprise and India’s largest Helicopter Company,  is now recruiting Aircraft Maintenance Engineers in Avionics stream to appoint on contract basis. AMEs holding License with endorsement in E, I, R category on at least on two types of helicopters operated by PHL (Dauphin-N/N3, AS350-B3, Bell-206-L4, Bell-407, Mi-172 & ALH...

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SpiceJet walk-ins at Indian cities until March end to select flight attendants

January 31, 2018

Walk-in interviews to select female cabin crew fro SpiceJet is now being conducted allover India by the airline. The interviews that started on December 27, 2017 are to last until March 30, 2018. City Date Time Venue Mumbai 02-Feb-18 10am – 02pm Holiday Inn  Sakinaka Junction, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri East, Mumbai – 400072....

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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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Skill varsities for aerospace sector on cards

January 20, 2018

Bengaluru: The Union government is planning to start skill universities, which will be opened by the private sector under the Public Private Participation (PPP) model, Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Anantkumar Hegde said on Friday. He was delivering the keynote address at a seminar organised by the Bangalore Chamber of...

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FIR lodged against director, accountant of flying academy in Amethi

January 15, 2018

Lucknow: Set up by former Prime Minister in 1985, the flying academy located in Amethi district seems to have landed in trouble. A commercial pilot license aspirant who took admission in the academy in 2015 has lodged an FIR against its director, accountant and other staff members. Registered at Fursatganj police station on Friday...

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Training at Thiruvananthapuram flying academy to be further delayed

January 15, 2018

Thiruvananthapuram: New Year plans to resume flying training at Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology (RAGAAT) will not become a reality. The academy staff had planned to begin the flying training from first week of January, but, the training is likely to begin from next month only. The delay in obtaining airport entry permit...

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AirAsia India cautions job-seekers against fraud

January 14, 2018

Bengaluru: After a few fraudulent job emails in its name surfaced, AirAsia India has cautioned job-seekers against “certain recruitment agencies” attempting to mislead people by fictitiously posing as employees of the budget carrier. Some aspiring crew officials recently received emails in the name of “AirAsia Airlines Limited”, which said the company has “selected their...

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