Indian Airline Industry And Career Options

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As we all know that airline industry has seen much development after the post WW-II period. With the progress in aviation techniques, airlines have paved a way for making travel and tourism better in every way. Hence, it plays a major role in the travel and tourism.
The airline industry exists in an intensely competitive market. Observing a growth of 17.62 percent over the past year and with the recent development, there has been a significant increase in the airline opportunities.

Both domestic and international airline requires trained professional on the airports for different kinds of jobs including ground staff, flight attendants, ticketing counters as well as air hostesses. Thus, looking at the wider scope of the airline industry, it is very much beneficial for the travel industry.

Government’s Step
The Indian government is likewise taking steps for development of aviation industry. Recently they have propelled a new plan named as - UDAAN Yojana. This plan guarantee that traveling via air is reasonable for all, which will resultantly draw more travelers to different airlines.

India - A Growing Aviation Market!
Looking at the aviation sector in India, many developments are seen in recent times. According to the IATA-International Air Transport Association, India is the fastest growing aviation market currently. Bangalore is the aviation manufacturing hub in India, where most of the airlines are manufactured. Also, with the increased customer expectations, the airline industry has launched new airlines and services for the benefits of
passengers. Vistara Airlines, which is a joint venture of Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines is currently the best full-service airline in India. Also, it is the only airline offering a premium economy class for passengers wanting to travel with better services and amenities. Recent increase in FDI –Foreign Direct Investment has also changed the face of aviation industry of India. The international aviation industry, on the other hand, is further developed with many more services and amenities.

They generally provide services to virtually every corner of the world. Also, this is the major resultant factor in the increase of global economy on a large scale. Today, global airlines consist of more than 2000 airlines that are operating more than 23000 aircraft. Thus, with the emerging trends in IT and developments in technology, there is much more scope for the airline industry in India to make its way to the top.

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Opportunities in Airlines  

Considering the extent of the airline industry, there are a number of options for a career in the airline industry. Airlines are always in need of certified professionals for different kind of jobs on the airport. These jobs include ground staff, flight attendants as well as air hostess/air host jobs.

Apart from the above mentioned, you can also find other options such as a job of Pilot, now let us look at some of the types of pilot jobs:

  • Cargo Pilots– They fly every kind of cargo airlines such as UPS, FedEx, etc.
  • Airline Pilots – They fly all the domestic or international airlines.
  • Corporate Pilots- They fly the inglenook, high end aeroplanes for the high class commuters.
  • Aerial Firefighter Pilots– It is combined with other options, which is based on contracts and requirement.
  • Military Pilots– They fly specialized aircrafts in order to transport equipment and to accomplish combat missions.

Thus, there are endless opportunities in the airline industry. If you are planning to get into the industry, you must have completed the IATA certification courses which are provided at different institutes throughout India. Also, there are a number of institutes in India, offering different courses in travel and tourism which can help you to get into the travel industry.

17 Apr, 2017 By . Posted In Career. Tagged IATA Course, Travel Career, Travel Industry Trends, travel and tourism industry, Career after 12th, Airlines Jobs, Pilot Jobs.