Career in aviation industry


The aviation industry is one of the many sectors that have attracted a lot of talented people. This is mainly because of the challenging nature of this filed in addition to its much attractive remuneration. This industry, in our country, has seen a much impressive growth during the past few decades.

The term Aviation refers to all type of activities that comprise of the operation of aircrafts. In our country, Aviation courses are concerned with the following:

  • Flying Operation
  • Aircrew
  • Aircraft
  • Air Traffic Management
  • Technical Aspects of Flight
  • Aviation Safety
  • Regulatory Policies
  • Economics of Airport

In earlier days not many people opted for a career in the aviation industry. The main reason behind this was the expensiveness of the course. But today, with much help from banks in addition to high pay packages, candidates find it easier to pursue the career they opted for.

A few of the top aviation institutions in India comprise of:

  • Bharat Institute of Aeronautics, Patna
  • Flytech Aviation Academy, Andhra Pradesh
  • Hindustan Institute of Aeronautics, Bhopal
  • Indian Institute of Aeronautics Science, Jamshedpur
  • Indian Institute of Aeronautics, Delhi
  • Institute of Aviation and Aviation Safety (IAAS)
  • Mumbai University
  • Nasik Rural Foundation for Education & Human Resource Development’s Pravara Aviation Academy
  • Padmashree Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation’s Ahmednagar Aviation Academy

Career Growth and Prospects

Because of the frequent upgrading of Airports in addition to the major thrust given to the aviation sector from the state and central governments, the career growth of an individual in the aviation sector can be said to be as quite speedy. With Indian airports becoming busier as well as bigger, avenues for new careers are opening up rapidly. Due to the extremely lucrative nature of these jobs, the career prospects in the industry of aviation are becoming extremely bright.

Where are the jobs offered?

Qualified candidates are recruited into major airlines within the country. The majority of these recruitments are done by means of campus placements. The Indian Airlines is one of the top employers for students if aviation. Besides this, a number of other private and public sector firms are available as well. Those include:

  • Air Sahara
  • Alliance Air
  • Deccan Aviation
  • Jet Airways
  • Kingfisher
  • Spice Jet

Many international airlines that function within our country also provide qualified candidates with jobs. Those comprise of:

  • Air Canada
  • British Airways
  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Airlines
  • KLM
  • Lufthansa
  • Malaysian Airlines
  • Quantas
  • Thai Airways
  • United Airlines
  • United Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic

With the emergence of new airline companies, there are many job opportunities available in this field. Those who are skilled in this field will get good salaries. Candidates who work in the technical fields will be getting very high remuneration. Pilots are one amongst the highest earners within India. Senior pilots will get approximately Rs. 4.5 lakh to Rs. 5 lakh a month. Even air hostesses, stewards (non technical staff) are quite well paid as well. Freshers will have an initial salary of Rs 16,000/- a month.



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6 Responses to “Career in aviation industry”

  1. 6
    nishu sharma:

    wana to make career in aviation industry..passed ma 12(commerce)

  2. 5
    imran khan:

    if you have any vacancy so please inform me.
    Thank you

  3. 4

    Is dehradun exalt aviation academy better to it..?

  4. 3

    Is dehradun exalt aviation academy better to join it.?

  5. 2

    after i complete my 3 yrs bsc in aviation course how do i become a pilot. how many more yrs is needed and what will be the fee like?

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