WOMAN PILOT

  • AI hijack alarm: 'Felt threatened by passengers' October 23, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: An Air India woman pilot, who sounded a hijack alert at the airport here after some protesting passengers allegedly tried to force their way into the cockpit, in her police complaint claimed she was threatened with dire consequences. According to the FIR lodged with city police, Commander Rupali Waghmare complained...
  • Asia's first woman commercial pilot on literacy mission January 31, 2012

    New Delhi: After achieving a successful career in the aviation industry, Asia's first woman commercial pilot Captain Indrani Singh has been molding the lives of many children and women, helping them to be selfsufficient and earn a life of respect. She started the NGO, Literacy India, which is helping more...
  • Nose wheel landing: Pilot's licence cancelled February 27, 2011

    Chennai/New Delhi: The licence of a woman pilot of nofrills airline IndiGo has been cancelled after she made a rough landing in Goa last month, endangering several lives and investigators later found she had allegedly faked papers to get her permit to fly. "Yes, it (commercial pilot's licence) has been cancelled....