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    SpiceJet: Pilot salaries raised by Rs 1.25 Lakh

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    Air India Charters (AICL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, has initiated the process of hiring 40 expat pilots for a term of three years for flying the company’s B 737-800 narrow body planes. Government officials said that AICL operates flights to West Asia and Southeast Asia and will be expanding its fleet next…

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    Air India raises $300 million loan through ECB

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    The central government on Wednesday said the national passenger carrier Air India has recently secured a $300 million loan to meet its working capital requirements. According to Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma national passenger carrier Air India has concluded an agreement with Citi Bank and State Bank of India (SBI) for the…

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    Aviation industry needs 1 million recruits in 20 years

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    Between now and 2034 around 560,000 pilots and 610,000 technicians will be needed worldwide in the aviation sector, according to industry projections form aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The Asia Pacific region will see the biggest increase in demand over the coming 20 years, both in terms of pilots as maintenance workers – more than a third…

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    Air India signs MoU with RITES for future projects

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    National carrier, Air India recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with RITES Limited (earlier known as Rail India Technical and Economic Service). With the signing of the MoU the two companies will cooperate in their future projects, in areas of planning, design and construction management of aircraft maintenance hangars, Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO),…

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    Air India launches first direct flight to Silicon Valley

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    SAN FRANCISCO: Air India’s first non-stop flight from New Delhi to San Francisco has landed here amid rousing welcome, becoming the first Indian airline to provide a direct air connection to the West Coast in the US. The Air India flight AI 173, a B777-200LR aircraft, with 230 passengers on board landed here at 5:40…