Monday, July 23, 2012

Careers in Aviation

Aviation is an old and alluring career option available for the people who want to fly high. One decade ago air travel was a privilege only for few, but today air travel has become cheaper and can be afforded by a large number of people. Previously the aviation sector was totally controlled by the government, but now it is open for the private sector too. Many job opportunities are available for the trained professional in private sector.  
The low cost airlines increased the penetration of air travel even in the smaller cities too. India has currently 454 airports and airstrips; of these, 16 are designated international airports.

For air hostesses and flight stewards a pleasant personality is a must.  Pilots, cabin crew and air traffic controllers need to have a high level of concentration and focus.
 Aviation Courses:-
Following courses are available in the field of aviation.
  • Air Hostess Courses
  • Aircraft Maintenance Engineering
  • Aviation Safety Training Instructor
  • Cabin Crew & in-Flight Services
  • Commercial Pilot Training
  • Flight Attendant
  • Flight Deck Crew
  • Pilot training in Indian Aviation

Course Fee:
The course fees of aviation courses are vary high. A course for pilot in aviation can cost ranging from 6 lakh to 15 lakhs.
Types of jobs available:
Many job opportunities are available in aviation sector; one has to choose his speciality carefully.
  1. Jobs for Pilots: Candidates with training in flying can join any of the airline companies in India or abroad as pilots.
  2. Jobs for Aeronautical Engineers: Candidates with degrees in aeronautical engineering can join as career maintaince engineers.
  3. Jobs for Air Hostess: This profession is particularly for young and smart woman who loves travelling and hard work. Beside this air hostess needs to be service oriented.
  4. Jobs in Airline Ticketing: Candidates with the requisite qualification can join as ticketing agent.
  5. Customer Service Jobs: Customer service executives are responsible for looking after various problems and requirements of the clients.
Airline Companies offering jobs in India:  -
  • Deccan Airlines
  • Flywell Aviation Pvt Ltd
  • Haytrans I Pvt Ltd
  • Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Bird Group
  • Indian Airlines
  • Kingfisher Airlines
  • SRC Aviation, Panda Logistics Ltd
  • Trans Asian Aviation
  • Varman Aviation Pvt Ltd
Top Aviation Institutes:
  • Avalon Academy, Bangalore
  • Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training, Mumbai
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Aeronautics, Pune
  • Kingfisher Training Academy, Mumbai
  • Pune Institute Of Aviation Technology, Pune
  • Starworks Aviation, Hyderabad
A candidate should pursue aviation course from top institutes, as top institutes offer better placement facilities.

For the pilot the starting salary can be Rs.50,000 while for airhostess the salary can range from 15,000 to 30,000.  

1 comment:

  1. NICE BLOG!!! Education is the process of bringing desirable change into the behavior of human beings. It can also be defined as the “Process of imparting or acquiring knowledge or habits through instruction or study”. Thanks for sharing a nice information.
    B Tech Distance Education
    B Tech Through Distance Education in Chennai
    M.Tech Distance Learning
    B.Tech Correspondence in india
    MBA Distance Learning Programs
    MCA Distance Education in India Approved by AICTE