Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Air India in short of 200 cabin crew

India’s flag-carrier Ait India is regularly facing complaints and problems like flight delays due to severe cabin crew shortage. It is understood that the National Aviation Company Limited(NACIL) is currently facing a shortage of 200 cabin crew members. The crisis has been further aggravated by...

June 10th, 2010 | General | Read More

Airline industry needs 3000 people in India

Seeing the revival signs in the airline industry the airlines and infrastructure companies involved in airport modernisation, are hiring nearly 3,000 people to be recruited over the next few months.Last year, over 2000 employees were retrenched across airlines.Among the airlines that are hiring even...

June 10th, 2010 | General | Read More

Unexpected and unforgettable reception to a tourist

A tourist attacked by a group of monkeys when he was travelling in a car. The monkeys took their cloths from their baggage over the car.

June 10th, 2010 | General | Read More

Is misbehaviour a global phenomenon in flights?

DGCA framed new rules to protect cabin crew and passengers In the wake of a spate of incidents involving unruly passenger-behaviour on board several flights, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation is forced to come up with a new rule to deal with the unruly or disruptive passengers demanding the airlines...

June 10th, 2010 | Featured, General | Read More

Zeroes don’t make Heroes

“Zero commission” Foreign Airlines wreak havoc among Travel Agents – Travel Agents Association Heads within APJC-India remain silent spectators Staff Correspondent DGCA framed new rules Travel Agents all over India are undergoing tumultuous to protect cabin times; not because business crew and...

June 10th, 2010 | General | Read More

Stephen Srivatsan

Stephen Srivatsan is prom-oted as DSM- Katmandu (Country Manager) in Oman Air. He has 21 years commend able service in the aviation industry. Before joining Oman Air in 2001 he was the Sales Manager in KLM Royal Dutch Airlines ,Manager in Airlanka and Manager in QuatarAirways.

May 29th, 2010 | General | Read More

INSIDE INDIA:Sending shock waves Indian pilots form a big union

First time in Indian aviation history,2000 out of the total 4500 pilots countrywide have come together to form a profes-sional association, named Air Line Pilots Association India (ALPAI).This may get affiliated to the International Federation of Air Line Pilots Association (IFALPA). The ALPAI members...

May 29th, 2010 | General | Read More

Runway at China Airport cracks due to drought

A runway in one of the busy airports in Yunnnna area got cracked as the acute drought hits the area leaving everything dry and affecting 65% of the agriculture. A falling water table, combined with an increasingly busy timetable of take-offs and landings, has led to the cracks at Kunming airport’s...

May 29th, 2010 | General | Read More

Captain Gopinath quits Kingfisher to join Deccan-360 as Chairman

Captain G. R. Gopinath, credited with heralding the low-cost carrier model in the country, and the Vice-chairman of Kingfisher Airlines, resigned from the board . Capt. Gopinath has started a new venture ,a transportation and logistics company named ‘Deccan 360′ where he is the Chairman and...

May 29th, 2010 | General | Read More

Paramount Airways hit after DGCA de-register its three aircrafts

Paramount has also failed to get SC relief Days after Directroate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) decided to de -register three of its four planes, Paramount Airways moved the Supreme Court to seek permission to operate them; but failed to get a relief. Meanwhile their counsel has informed that DGCA...

May 29th, 2010 | General | Read More
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