Commercial Pilot

  • 17-year-old set to be the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft 30-09-2013 09:05 AM

    Srinagar: Seventeen-year-old Ayesha Aziz has become an inspiration for many teenagers as she is set to become the youngest pilot to fly a commercial aircraft. For Ayesha, who comes from Baramullah in Kashmir, she says sky is the limit. The 17-year-old has already clocked 30 hours of flying and needs...
  • ICPA accuses Air India of arbitrarily altering A320 operating norms 17-07-2013 11:59 AM

    Mumbai: Indian Commercial Pilots Association has sent a letter to the Civil Aviation Minister citing concerns over a procedure change in Air India. Air India has changed the flight operating procedures for narrow-body A320 aircraft stating that the acceleration altitudes should be brought down. The pilots say that Air India...
  • High court slams Air India's striking pilots 28-04-2011 05:43 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday slammed the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) which is on strike since Tuesday midnight forcing the national carrier Air India to cancel and reschedule around 100 flights. Pulling up ICPA, Justice Gita Mittal said: "Think properly about what is going on. Sickness,...
  • HC stays pilots' strike in public interest 27-04-2011 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the flash strike by 600 pilots of Air India, who were co-opted from erstwhile Indian Airlines, but not before slamming the management for not addressing their demands for some two decades. The court's decision came even as nearly 50 flights, mainly...
  • Air India derecognises pilot's association 27-04-2011 09:09 AM

    New Delhi: With around 20 flights being cancelled due to the pilot's strike, Air India management on Wednesday moved swiftly to derecognise their union ICPA and declaring their strike illegal. Around eight flights from Delhi and 11 from Mumbai were cancelled on Wednesday morning while several others were delayed by...
  • Rajasthan: pilots arrested for fake flying hours 23-03-2011 10:25 PM

    The Rajasthan anti-corruption bureau has arrested 2 pilots employed with Spice Jet for manipulating their flying records to obtain Commercial Pilot licenses. ...
  • Commercial pilot arrested for forging marksheet 09-03-2011 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: A commercial pilot Parminder Kaur Gulati was arrested on Wednesday for forging her Airline Transport Pilot Licence (ATPL) exam marksheet. This is an exam conducted by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Parminder was a pilot with the Indigo Airways. There had been certain errors in a...
  • Ministers fake austerity drive? Pilots complain 08-10-2009 12:29 PM

    Politicians allegedly book economy class but travel by business class. ...
  • Sky is the limit for this UK based commercial pilot 06-07-2008 09:11 AM

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan skipper Wasim Akram has said in-form Virat Kohli should not be rushed into Indian captaincy but advised Mahendra Singh Dhoni to relieve himself of the burden of leading the side in at least one of the three formats. As far as blooding young Virat Kohli as...