Advanced aircraft engine school in India

New Delhi: CFM International will shortly set up an Aircraft Engine Training School in India to impart advanced courses in maintenance of its CFM56 engine that powers all the short-and-medium haul Boeing 737s and a majority of Airbus 320 series…

More Middle-class pilots for India

New Delhi: Flying schools have reported an increase in the number of students from middle-class families. It’s education loans which have enabled aspiring pilots from these middle-class families to take wings.Though the average cost of pilot training in India is…

Airports face staff shortage

Bangalore: Bangalore and Hyderabad greenfield airports should be open for travel by early 2008. Work at the Delhi and Mumbai airports is gaining pace, but airport operators across the country are having a hard time finding people to run these…

Pilot training programme at Bajpe airport

Mangalore:Kingfisher Airlines will utilise Bajpe airport of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for its pilot training activity from January 7. Initially, it will press into service an ATR aircraft and later an Airbus 320 for the training.The training will…

Era of women aviators

The Aviation boom in the country has lead more and more women pilots flying high. The cockpit is no longer just a man’s privilege as more and more women pilots take to the skies, their careers are certainly set to…