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    DGCA revises rules to check ‘bias’ in training

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    Mumbai: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has revised its rules governing assessment of co-pilots by senior pilots, designated as training captains. The move comes after the aviation regulator discovered that some of the trainer pilots could have shown bias while training juniors. Training captains, who are from the industry, are engaged for assessing…

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    Scamsters lure youth with airport jobs

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    Ahmedabad: Over the last six months authorities of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport has been flooded with calls of youth claiming to have been given jobs at the terminus. Though the airport director was not available for comment, top Airport Authority of India officials said that gullible youth are being scammed by some people…

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    Fraud aviation institute told to pay pupil 60K

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    Thane: A fraudster who had started an aviation engineering college in Kalyan and pocketed hefty fees from students, was recently held guilty by the district consumer redressal forum. He has been directed to refund Rs 60,000 to a girl student who had dragged him to the forum. The student, Swapnali Gade, had filed a complaint…

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    7 Held for ‘Recruiting’ Youth for Fake Aviation Institute

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    Jorhat: Seven people, including two women,have been arrested in Assam’s Jorhat district on charge of conducting recruitment for a fake aviation institute, a senior police officer said today. The seven, who have been arrested, had posed themselves as the academy’s ‘director’ and faculty members. They have been identified as Sandip Kumar (director) and ‘faculty members’…

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    Air Odisha to hire 100 state youths

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    Bhubaneswar: Local carrier Air Odisha, which signed an agreement with the government to run flights within the state, said on Sunday that it would provide jobs to 100 youths of the state. The carrier will start operations from November-end with a nine-seater aircraft. “We have decided to hire local people, who have expertise in the…

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    More flying schools to come up in India

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    Bhubaneswar: Steps will be taken to open more flying schools to meet the shortage of commercial pilots in India, said Union civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on the sidelines of Parliamentary Consultative Committee on Civil Aviation Security here on Friday. According to sources, there is a shortage of more than 1,000 commercial pilots in…