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Operator Classification
Operator name: Air India
Operator type: Major/National/Low Cost
Region: Asia
Country: India
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Currency: India Rupees
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Flight Pay / Per Diem
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Pension Details
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Staff travel
Employment Situation For Pilots
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  Current Situation:  
11 unions opposing privatisation process. Enormous debts and political interference. Some aircraft on ground due to unpaid invoices. International network loss making. 30/Apr/18
Company to be privatised and divided into 4 parts. 30/Apr/18
  Overall Situation (+ve/neutral/-ve):  
Negative   30/Apr/18
Entry Requirements
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NACIL-A(Air-India) invites applications for the post of Trainee Pilot from Indian Citizens (wherever domiciled) belonging to the General category and Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe / Other Backward Class Community fulfilling the following requirements to fill up the existing vacancies Number of Vacancies : 40 GEN : 21 SC : 06 ST : 03 OBC : 10 Qualifications : Academic : Minimum education of H.S.C. (10+2) or equivalent. (Graduates in Engineering or B.Sc. (Maths and Physics) / B.Sc. (Aviation) will be given due weightage.) Technical : * Commercial Pilots Licence, issued by Director General of Civil Aviation, Govt of India which should be current at the time of application. (Candidates with higher licences and endorsements can also apply.). Note: Candidates with FAA/CAA/other licences must have converted their licences and should be in possession of the current Indian CPL at the time of application. * Endorsement on Multi-Engine aircraft which need not be current. (In lieu of Multi-Engine rating, 25 hrs of Multi-Engine Full Flight Simulator approved by DGCA would be accepted.) * Instrument Rating which need not be current. * FRTO licence issued by DGCA * COP/RTR issued by Ministry of Communication, WPC Wing, Govt. of India. * Current Medical Certificate Class I issued by DGCA, Govt. of India. Note: Due weightage will be given to actual Command experience on Jets/Multi Engine Turboprop transport aircraft. Upper Age Limit : * 35 years for GEN & Abinitio CPL holders * 40 years for SC/ST & 38 years for OBC candidates as on 01.02.2009. * 45 years for Pilots holding either of the following : ALTP Licence, or; A minimum total of 1500 hours in Command, on multi engine Turbo prop/ jet/fan, or fighter aircraft, or;) A minimum total of 2000 hours as a First Officer in a recognized airline on multiengine turbo-prop/jet/fan aircraft. Note: Ex Servicemen will be given age relaxation as per Govt. rules Minimum Height Standard : Minimum height requirement is 152.5cms. Note: Candidates between heights of (152.5 cms) and (162.5 cms) will be accepted, subject to successful ergonomic assessment check on Simulator in the presence of Company Medical Officer. 6/Jun/09
Recruitment Process
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9 Boeing B747-400 2 Boeing B747-300 5 Boeing B777-300ER 4 Boeing B777-200LR 4 Boeing B777-200ER 19 Airbus A310-300 8 Boeing B737-800 6/Jun/09
4 B777-200LR ultra-long-range aircraft, 10 B777-300ERs, 27 B787 Dreamliners, 20 B737-800s.   6/Jun/09
Recruitment Contact For Pilots
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  Preferred method of application:  
Online for type rated Captains and First officers. 6/Jun/09
  Job Title:  
Executive Director Operations-II   6/Jun/09
Operations Department, Air-India, Old Airport, Santa Cruz (East), Mumbai-400 029   6/Jun/09
Email: calldel@airindia.in 6/Jun/09
http://www.airindia.in/   6/Jun/09
  Pilot vacancies webpage:   
http://home.airindia.in/SBCMS/Webpages/Careers.aspx?MID=201   6/Jun/09
  Online application form link:   
http://home.airindia.in/SBCMS/Webpages/careers-AI-pilots-and-line-captains.aspx   6/Jun/09
Bases For Pilots
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USA / Europe / Asia / Gulf / India   6/Jun/09


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