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Budget Airlines means

A low cost carrier is known by many names like No frills airline, Discount or Budget airline etc. It is an airline that focuses on low fares. These airlines usually charge an price for extras like food, priority boarding, carry-on baggage, choice of seating etc. The term “low cost” originated within...

March 20th, 2012 | Career, Default | Read More

AVIS wins National Tour Award

Mercury Car Rentals Ltd (Avis India), India’s leading premium car rental services provider, has been conferred the 1st Prize in Category I for ‘Tourist Transport Operator’ for AVIS wins National Tour Award the year 2010- 2011 at the prestigious National Tourism Awards ceremony held...

March 20th, 2012 | Aviation, Career, Default | Read More

S A pilots told: go on no-pay leave

Singapore Airlines, the world’s second-largest carrier by market value, has asked its pilots to volunteer for a no-pay leave of up to two years as the industry was hit by weak demand and soaring jet fuel prices, reported Reuters. The move comes on the heels of a 53 percent plunge in third-quarter...

March 20th, 2012 | Aviation, Career, Default | Read More

Safety precautions to be taken with Ground Service equipment (GSE)

Roni Chacko Mathew There are safety precautions to be taken with Ground Service Equipment: Safety of aircrafts on ground and equipment deployed and moving around the aircrafts are of paramount importance, in view of aviation safety. Even, there are threats to safety of parked aircrafts and equipment...

February 25th, 2011 | Career | Read More

Curriculam Needs Face Lift

Travel & Tourism studies antiquated Marco Gorin, Head of Galileo & Worldspan, delivering key note address commented that syllabus of Aviation Studies in Travel & Tourism Courses being offered in Kerala’s Educational Sector needs serious update to catch up with sweeping changes that revamped...

February 25th, 2011 | Career, Featured | Read More

Airlines’ recruitment takes off again

Air India Express, Kingfisher and Jet Airways hiring talents under various categor Mumbai: Turnaround in the aviation industry has led to a fresh round of recruitment under various categories. For instance, Air India Express, the low-cost arm of flag carrier Air India, recently conducted interviews...

September 15th, 2010 | Career | Read More

Flight attendants face soaring tension in the unfriendly skies

Many flight attendants are fed up with being perceived as waiters or waitresses Kitty Bean Yancey, USA TODAY Tensions between fliers and cabin crews are common in today’s increasingly unfriendly skies. After reportedly clashing with a passenger over an unwieldy bag last month, JetBlue flight attendant...

September 15th, 2010 | Career | Read More

IAF’s pilot selection process gets high-tech and ‘accurate’

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force (IAF) is making use of computerized mechanism developed by India’s defence scientists to ‘accurately’ evaluates the multi-tasking qualities of a pilot candidate, like psychomotor, information processing, coordination and visualisation skills, said Manas K. Mandal,...

August 16th, 2010 | Career | Read More

Salem airport an ideal training centre

A Deccan plane on Salem airport runway Salem: Salem airport is emerging as an ideal training centre for commercial pilots. Two leading academies have already begun preliminary operations of training their candidates. The two academies – Southern Pilot Training Academy, Salem in association with a...

August 16th, 2010 | Career | Read More

Air India go back on recruitment drive

NACIL, which owns Air India (AI), had invited applications for recruiting 40 type-rated copilots to fly the Boeing-737s only to cancel the same after a few days. The company has now posted a terse letter on Air India website saying the advertisement had been cancelled and hence no cognisance shall be...

August 16th, 2010 | Career | Read More
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