Air India starts latest simulators training for its pilots
ANI / Hyderabad, Jul 21, 09:50 AM
Due to shortage of pilots, Air India started pilots training through latest airbus 320 simulators at Central Training Establishment (CTE) in Hyderabad on Wednesday. CTE, Air India has latest simulators of airbus 320 at Hyderabad CTE.
Last month, Air India opened recruitment for 200 pilots and as of now a total 281 pilots have come for simulators training. 281 out of 78 pilots have been trained for flying as of now and rest is under training. According to Hyderabad CTE General Manager Captain Sivnarayan Krishnan, the training will focus on latest simulators.
As of now Air India has around 1,425 pilots, including Airbus and Boeing fleet. Among the 1,425 pilots, 88 women pilots are there for airbus and 66 women pilots for Boeing. Air India is planning to increase airbus fleet in coming year.