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15Jan, 2018

Airlines likely to hire over 7K pilots by 2022

These vacancies are likely to emerge as Indian airlines plan to induct more than 900 aircraft into their fleets in the coming years. "The Indian Scheduled Airline Operators have estimated employment opportunities for about 3,700 pilots and 3,600 co-pilots in the next five years," said Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha in response to a question in the [...]

9Jan, 2018

Pilot Shortage: A Real Threat to Aviation and the Economy

The global aviation industry faces a serious pilot shortage, many will tell you. A recent study by Boeing reveals that more than 637,000 new pilots are needed in the next 20 years which translates to more than 80 new pilots for every day for the next two decades. CAE estimated last summer that more than 90,000 new pilots are required [...]

29Dec, 2017

Viva Air finalizes order for 50 A320 Family aircraft

Viva Air group modernizes fleet, accelerates network growth with Airbus’ leading single-aisle family Following an MOU signed at Le Bourget Paris Airshow in June, Viva Air, the Latin America low cost carrier group owned by Irelandia Aviation, has signed a purchase agreement with Airbus for 50 A320 Family aircraft. The 35 A320neo and 15 A320ceo will be operated by the [...]

26Dec, 2017

Boeing, flydubai Finalize Order for 175 737 MAX Airplanes

Largest single-aisle jet order in Middle East history pushes total MAX orders above 4,200 Airline to fly several models of 737 MAX family to suit its growing network DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and flydubai finalized the purchase of 175 737 MAX airplanes in the largest single-aisle jet order in Middle East history. The deal – which [...]