Air India hunting for pilots overseas

Air India, which is acquiring 68 Boeing aircraft for $11 billion, is on a major pilot-sourcing drive, as the state-run airline is enhancing existing services, apart from starting new ones. The national flag carrier has already sourced 20 pilots from…

A lucrative career option

Bangalore: If you have only passed 10 plus 2, you may imagine career options are limited. Even call centres have become choosy. If your parents have deep pockets and you have the right attitude and aptitude, a career as an…

Job market soars with aviation boom

Bangalore: There have been a series of announcements on aviation training centres, especially in the past two weeks.Airbus will set up a school in Bangalore to train 1,000 pilots a year, Rajeev Chandrasekhar’s Jupiter Aviation is planning a similar venture…

Foreign collaboration for IGRUA sought

Rae Bareli: The first initiative of the Central government to run Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Academy (IGRUA), in Fursatganj, Rae Bareli, in collaboration with Canada’s reputed institution of aviation CAE, has failed. The Civil Aviation Ministry is now seeking foreign…

Rajeev's Jupiter to set up training centres

Bangalore: India’s Jupiter Aviation has entered into a strategic tie-up with global aerospace major EADS to set up training centres and lifecycle support facility for maintenance, repair and overhaul – of civilian aircraft here.According a company statement Friday, Jupiter, a…

DAU opens up opportunities for Indian students

DAUniversity opens up aviation opportunities for Indian studentsDubai Aerospace University, the education and training arm of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise, is to present its world-class aviation education programmes to schools and companies through a five city tour of India this month.The…