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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…

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    Air India & Star Alliance hold emergency response meet in Mumbai

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    A conference was held by Air India and Star Alliance on the emergency response training conference at a city hotel in Mumbai recently. The conference highlighted and discussed in detail, the issues involved in a crisis situation and sought ways to evolve an effective mechanism to tide over such crises. Harpreet A De Singh, Executive…

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    Considering a Future in Aerospace? Here’s what you should know

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    Mumbai: Arijit Ghosh, President, Honeywell Aerospace, India, tells us there is tremendous scope for careers in the aerospace industry in India. “The growth of the domestic and international economy naturally boosts the aerospace sector. Optimism about the sector’s growth also stems from the growth of air passenger traffic by 20% this year, after being limited…

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    Incident: Air India A319 near Delhi on Dec 1st 2015, hydraulic problem

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    An Air India Airbus A319-100, registration VT-SCK performing flight AI-645 from Mumbai to Jodhpur (India) with 88 passengers and 6 crew, was descending towards Jodhpur (runway 05/23 length 9000 feet/2745 meters) when the crew aborted the descent reporting a hydraulic problem and decided to divert to Delhi, about 250nm northeast of Jodhpur. The aircraft landed…

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    2016 will be year of consolidation for Air India: Lohani

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    New Delhi: Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & MD, Air India Ltd has said that the national carrier will open new routes domestically and overseas by taking advantage of the new Aviation Policy of the government. He was speaking at an event organised to mark the introduction of Air India’s non-stop flight between Delhi and San Francisco…

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    Apply now to be an Air India cabin crew

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    Air India is now recruiting Trainee Cabin Crew (Male/Female) for its requirement in Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Regions on a fixed term engagement, for an initial period of five years and to maintain a wait list for future requirements. Number of vacancies: Northern Region- Male: 17,  FM: 200 Western Region-   Male: 11,  FM: 58…

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    AAI plans to recruit 400 air traffic controllers soon

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    New Delhi: Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, the busiest in the country, will soon get respite from the perennial shortage of air traffic controllers. In one of its major hiring drives in a long time, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to recruit more than 400 air traffic control officers (ATCOs), who are…