Careers Aviation to build private hangar in Bangalore

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Hyderabad, Oct 15 (UNI) Careers Aviation, India's Aviation HR specialist company, will build a first-of-its-kind private hangar facility at Jakkur in Bangalore, former pilot-turned-entrepreneur Capt Krishna Prasanth said.

Talking to newspersons here yesterday, he said the facility will come up in next three months.

The company was also in the process of setting up a Pilot Training Institution as a joint venture in association with Newsland Academy, Australia, with an investment of over 25 crore.

''Once the Government grants the permission, the JV will be completed in next six months. Together with our foreign partner, we will create infrastructure necessary for pilot training Institute.

We will also obtain few aircraft for the purpose,'' informed Capt Prasanth.

Almost a quarter of pilots in India are expatriates as the sector needs 400 pilots a year but produces only about 100, he said, adding by the year 2015, the demand for the same will go up to 11,026.

Careers Aviation, which provides HR services to the aviation sector, is also going to start a hobby flying services. It is also providing aircrafts maintenance services to corporate houses. About 272 corporate aircrafts were owned by several private establishments and individuals in India.

He was in the city in connection with the company's road show ''Take off Enrolment'' which will give details about opportunities and training programmes to the aspiring young people in the city.

This will now travel from here to Kochi, Bangalore and Chennai soon, he added.

UNI

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