Scamsters lure youth with airport jobs

October 20, 2015

Ahmedabad: Over the last six months authorities of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport has been flooded with calls of youth claiming to have been given jobs at the terminus. Though the airport director was not available for comment, top Airport Authority of India officials said that gullible youth are being scammed by some...

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DGCA revises rules to check ‘bias’ in training

October 19, 2015

Mumbai: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has revised its rules governing assessment of co-pilots by senior pilots, designated as training captains. The move comes after the aviation regulator discovered that some of the trainer pilots could have shown bias while training juniors. Training captains, who are from the industry, are engaged for...

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CIDCO to set up Aviation Academy in Navi Mumbai

October 14, 2015

Thane: City and Industrial Development Corporation of Maharashtra Ltd (CIDCO) will set up an Aviation Academy for the training of manpower required for the proposed Navi Mumbai International airport, its joint managing director V Radha said. The work of the proposed airport is likely to begin next year and the first phase has been...

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AirAsia India looks to treble employee headcount to 2, 500 over next 12 months

October 13, 2015

New Delhi: Low cost carrier, AirAsia India, is planning to more than treble its employee headcount from current 800 to about 2,500 over the next 12 months. The expansion in the employee base comes from the Indo-Malaysian airline’s plan to add eight new aircraft in the next year in India. The airline — a...

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AirAsia India looks to treble employee headcount to 2, 500 over next 12 months

October 13, 2015

New Delhi: Low cost carrier, AirAsia India, is planning to more than treble its employee headcount from current 800 to about 2,500 over the next 12 months. The expansion in the employee base comes from the Indo-Malaysian airline’s plan to add eight new aircraft in the next year in India. The airline — a...

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Air Odisha to hire 100 state youths

October 12, 2015

Bhubaneswar: Local carrier Air Odisha, which signed an agreement with the government to run flights within the state, said on Sunday that it would provide jobs to 100 youths of the state. The carrier will start operations from November-end with a nine-seater aircraft. “We have decided to hire local people, who have expertise in...

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Air Odisha to hire 100 state youths

October 12, 2015

Bhubaneswar: Local carrier Air Odisha, which signed an agreement with the government to run flights within the state, said on Sunday that it would provide jobs to 100 youths of the state. The carrier will start operations from November-end with a nine-seater aircraft. “We have decided to hire local people, who have expertise in...

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Nearly 62 Jet Airways, Air India pilots move to IndiGo

October 11, 2015

New Delhi: As many as 62 pilots of Jet Airways and Air India have flown out of the two airlines in a little over one year to join other carriers, with a majority of them boarding the Rahul Bhatia-promoted IndiGo. While private carrier Jet Airways has lost 30 pilots in 15 months to budget...

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More flying schools to come up in India

October 10, 2015

Bhubaneswar: Steps will be taken to open more flying schools to meet the shortage of commercial pilots in India, said Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on the sidelines of Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Civil Aviation Security here on Friday. According to sources, there is a shortage of more than 1,000 commercial pilots...

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Centre asks Air India to hire more pilots, cabin crew

October 9, 2015

New Delhi: The civil aviation ministry has asked Air India to hire more pilots and cabin crew after it found that the national carrier is still reeling under a shortage that is resulting in delay of flights. The recruitment process, which will begin with the carrier ascertaining the number of people required, comes shortly...

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Air India improves employees utilisation; saves on costs

October 7, 2015

New Delhi: In a major boost to its cost saving efforts, Air India has managed to bring down the number of employees per aircraft by almost two-thirds to 108 compared to 300 more than two years ago The state-owned airline’s aircraft-employee ratio stood at 1:108 in September, in turn helping it to significantly save...

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Bureau of Civil Aviation Security to hire around 500 personnel

September 30, 2015

New Delhi: Country’s nodal aviation security body BCAS is in the process of hiring around 400-500 personnel, which would help it tide over the acute manpower shortage ahead of India’s aviation safety audit by the UN aviation watchdog ICAO. Besides, the Finance Ministry has also given its go ahead to the Civil Aviation Ministry...

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Badal approves Rs 10 cr for two new aircraft for aero clubs

September 29, 2015

Chandigarh: Two new aircraft worth Rs 10 crore were on Tuesday approved by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for Patiala and Amritsar Civil Aviation clubs. Presiding over the first meeting of the Punjab State Civil Aviation Council here, the Chief Minister asked the Civil Aviation department to ensure functioning of Aviation clubs at...

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AAI plans to recruit 400 air traffic controllers soon

September 29, 2015

New Delhi: Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, the busiest in the country, will soon get respite from the perennial shortage of air traffic controllers. In one of its major hiring drives in a long time, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to recruit more than 400 air traffic control officers (ATCOs), who...

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Apply now to be an Air India cabin crew

September 24, 2015

Air India is now recruiting Trainee Cabin Crew (Male/Female) for its requirement in Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Regions on a fixed term engagement, for an initial period of five years and to maintain a wait list for future requirements. Number of vacancies: Northern Region- Male: 17,  FM: 200 Western Region-   Male: 11,  FM:...

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