Air India to establish Aviation University in India- Career in Aviation Industry

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Air India is the oldest airline in the country. It is owned by Air India Limited, a Government of India enterprise. Air India is mulling setting up of an Aviation University in India to fulfill the increasing demand for aviation courses, particularly for pilots and cabin crew. The Air India proposed an Aviation University for developing new Skills and professionals in the Aviation Industry of India.

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India and the third largest airline in India in terms of passengers carried. Air India already has a near-ready infrastructure and required faculty at its Centre Training Establishment, also called as CTE in Hyderabad, which can be converted into a full-fledged aviation university by upgrading the existing facility on minimum investment. CTE offers courses in DGCA approved Flight Dispatchers, Pilot Training, commercial management, aviation medicine, ramp handling and some customized courses.

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Air India has its headquarters in New Delhi. Spread over 20 acres of land, the nearly 60-year old premium aviation training institute currently offers courses in all aspects of aviation including for pilots, cabin crew, engineers, aviation security and ground handling among others. The Air India careers is promising to everybody Joining the Airlines Industry. The demand for aviation professionals in India is rapidly growing but market is unable to check the demand as there are not many facilities, offering such courses under one roof.

Air India sources said, “Moreover, most of courses offered by the existing institutes are generally basic training courses and not at the graduation or post-graduation level. We already have a set up at Hyderabad, which can be upgraded into a full-fledged university”.

Air India has set-up a three-member committee to explore the prospects, they said, adding chairman and managing director Ashwani Lohani is very keen to see CTE converting into an aviation university. The Career in air india is important for science students for the Pilot jobs in India.

Significantly, country’s first aviation academy, Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University, is coming up at Fursat Gunj near Amethi in the state of Uttar Pradesh. Air India being the oldest airline in the country has no dearth of experienced aviation professionals, whose services can be availed as faculty at the proposed university.

Most of the courses offered by CTE are approved by aviation regulatory agencies such as Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of US, European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) besides the domestic regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

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