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Air India Limited Recruitment 2017 – 107 Security Agents Vacancy – Walk-in-Interview 05 & 06 January

107 Security Agents Vacancy – Walk-in-Interview 05 & 06 January 2017 Deputy Manager (Medical) Vacancy – Last Date 30 December 2016 112 Customer Agents & Junior Customer Agents Vacancy – Last Date 16 December 2016 08 Flight D...

'New biz models can improve efficiency in aviation sector'

New business and process models will help the aviation sector in optimising cost and improving efficiency, says a report. Titled 'Impact of ICT on Indian Aviation', the report said digital solutions could also revolutionise the way talent is skilled...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

KQ gets big lift from increased India flights deal

National carrier Kenya Airways has received a big boost from the signing of an agreement that gives it the right to introduce seven more weekly flights to India, one of Kenya’s strongest trade partners. A communiqué from India’s Ministry of Civ...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Indian Flights May Soon Have In-Flight Wi-Fi!

In-flight Wi-Fi might be a reality soon in Indian flight carriers, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has said. Speaking to reporters on Saturday at the Dabolim International Airport, the minister also said that the current aviation l...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

India will need $10-15bn for aviation infra

The country will require between $10 billion and $15 billion for the growth of aviation infrastructure. Civil Aviation Ministry Ashok Ganapathi Raju told a conference on aviation here on Saturday that additional allocation is needed for this purpose...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

To hell with heli-tourism, shift this helipad

The muchhyped heli-tourism project of the state government landed in controversy with the locals expressing strong opposition to the noise pollution. The helipad is located in Sundipeta Sports Ground, the only playground serving for 10 schools and co...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Flying in to Goa this season got cheaper

Tourists looking to holiday in Goa for Christmas and New Year season could finally find a silver lining due to the demonetization move. Flight prices to Goa that shoot up uncontrollably during the year-end have been reined in this year, seemingly thr...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

'India's aviation has dramatic headroom for growth than US and China'

New Delhi: Describing India’s aviation as a sunrise sector of growth Minister of State (MoS) for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha on Saturday said the sector has a dramatic headroom for growth with 150 million passenger trips a year with an average gro...
by Aviation India on Dec 18, 2016

Gearing up to take off

A lot has been said about the life of an air hostess, be it the erratic working hours, the improper conduct of passengers, and how their personal life is put on the back burner. But despite arguments against the profession, the life of an air hostes...
by Aviation India on Dec 18, 2016

DGCA is in a time warp, says Shakti Lumba

There is an acute shortage of senior airline pilots and commanders in India. With new airlines and more aircraft coming in, the shortage is likely to keep getting more and more acute. Poaching among airlines has become a serious issue and many airlin...
by Aviation India on Dec 18, 2016

Aviation sector on upswing, says Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Bambolim: Emphasising that the domestic aviation sector is on the “upswing”, Union Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday said there has been an exceptional growth in recent years, but lack of timely capacity expansion at airports remains a ca...
by Aviation India on Dec 18, 2016

Vellore may soon be on civil aviation map

Vellore’s long-felt need for an airport might soon become a reality. On Friday, senior officials of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chennai, inspected the airport at Abdullapuram to test the landing and study the infrastructure requirements...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Airlines from Sri Lanka allowed unlimited flights to metros

Airlines from Sri Lanka will be allowed to operate unlimited flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai. Sri Lanka is among the six countries with which “major issues were resolved” under the National Civil Aviation Poli...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Aerolympics way to combat shortage

There is a growing manpower shortage in aviation and Aeronautical Society of India tried using the National Aerolympics to overcome it; but only 58 schools of 600 invited turned up for the 2016 edition Of the 600 schools across India that were invit...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Villagers surprised by choppers sent for survey teams

Villagers from Sogane village of Shivamogga taluk became curious when they saw two helicopters landing at the proposed area for an airport, on Thursday evening and officials started unloading machinery. Soon, people started speculating on whether th...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Airlines yet to integrate cyber security with business plans

Indian airlines are yet to integrate cyber security into their business plan even as the majority of the carriers see the issue as a board level priority, according to an industry report. However, cyber security is an area earmarked for major IT inve...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Narendra Modi govt approves 100% disinvestment of Pawan Hans

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the recommendation for disinvestment of 100 percent stake in Pawan Hans, a state-owned helicopter service company based in New Delhi. "CCEA h...
by Aviation India on Dec 17, 2016

Iran’s Aseman Airlines to get Airbus planes

Hossein Alaei, the head of Iran’s Aseman Airlines.Iran’s Aseman Airlines says it is working on a plan to renovate its fleet by procuring a series of planes from the world’s largest aerospace corporation Boeing, European aviation giant Airbus an...

Don’t expect too much from probe, say experts

The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB), which is probing Sunday’s Aarey Colony chopper crash, has a huge backlog of cases. The 8-member bureau is investigating 16 accidents and 25 other serious incidents at present, and one of these date...
by Aviation India on Dec 16, 2016

Exclusive: Indian Air Force Now Won't Ferry Personnel On Its Main Transporter Aircraft Following Crash Inquiry

Russia-made medium transporter aircraft AN-32–the mainstay workhorse of the Indian Air Force (IAF)--will no longer ferry personnel, or civilians, the Indian Air Force has told the Ministry of Defence. It has also recommended that the entire fleet o...
by Aviation India on Dec 16, 2016


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