Air India Express to hire trainee pilots from IGRUA
Jul 24, 2015 at 18:11 | Source:
New Delhi: Budget carrier Air India Express today said it plans to recruit 40 trainee pilots and majority of them would be from Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Uran Akademi (IGRUA).Rae Bareli-based IGRUA, which comes under civil aviation ministry, has not se...
DGCA mulls psychological tests for pilots at least thrice in career
Jul 17, 2015 at 15:52 | Source:
New Delhi: India's safety regulator DGCA is framing comprehensive guidelines to make it mandatory for airlines to get all pilots tested on specified psychological parameters. As of now, airlines like IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet etc. conduct these tes...
DGCA nixes airlines' proposal to charge for check-in baggage
Jul 08, 2015 at 21:25 | Source:
New Delhi: In a relief to fliers, the civil aviation regulator DGCA has rejected the plea of some airlines to allow them to charge for the check-in baggage saying such a fee would be applicable only on baggage which exceeds the free limit of 15 kgs.C...
Work still in progress on changes to 5/20 norms: civil aviation ministry
Jul 02, 2015 at 22:31 | Source:
New Delhi: Ministry of Civil Aviation today said no decision has been taken yet on changes to the 5/20 norms as work is still in progress on the matter. The ministry has sought views from various stakeholders on changes to the existing 5/20 norms -- ...
Sensex crosses 28000: 4 reasons why investors are buying despite
Jul 01, 2015 at 12:44 | Source:
Even as the Greece debt crisis continue to create havoc in European markets, Indian equities are continuing their uptick today.The key benchmark Sensex opened on a firm note and raced past the crucial 28,000 mark.At 10.50 am, the 30-share BSE S&a...
IndiGo owner says terms of 250-jet Airbus order have expired| Reuters
Jun 30, 2015 at 23:30 | Source:
NEW DELHI The owner of Indian airline IndiGo said on Tuesday that the terms of a provisional order to buy 250 aircraft from Airbus had expired, but that the two companies remained in talks about acquiring a "significant" number of A320neo j...