Air India Recruitment 2019 notifications are posted on the official website under the career section. The recruitment can be done in 3 ways which are a direct interview, written exam followed by an interview and physical test or Skill/trade test and Technical Assesment. For the direct interview, the dates for the interview are mentioned in the information notification only. In the second type, the candidates who qualify the written test appear for the personal interview. While the conduct of the physical eligibility test depends on the type of post. For the posts where relevant skills are to be checked, skill/trade test and technical tests are conducted.
Air India Recruitment 2019
Air India Recruitment 2019: Air India Notifies its vacancies on the official website under the career section with the last date of application and link of the information brochure. Air India is an Indian Government-owned Airline service of India with a total of 172 aircraft. It has 4 major subsidiaries in various servicing departments of Airlines. Following is a schedule for Air India recruitments of 2019 with relevant links:
|Advt. Date||Name of recruitment||Link|
|20/08/2019||Recruitment for Supervisor (Security)||Click Here|
|20/08/2019||Recruitment for Various Post||Click Here|
|08/08/2019||Walk-in for the post of AME||Click Here|
|03/0832019||Walk-in for the post of Aircraft Technician & Skilled Tradesmen||Click Here|
|31/07/2019||Trainee Flight Simulator Maintenance Engineer||Click Here|
|11/06/2019||Experienced Cabin Crew||Click Here|
|29/05/2019||Manager, Officer & Assistant||Click Here|
|04/2019||Cabin Crew, Supervisor & Manager||Click Here|
Air India – A Star Alliance Member
Air India was established in the year 1932 with the name Tata Air Services. It has its headquarters in New Delhi, India. The Star Alliance Member currently own total fleet of 87 aircraft and has lease for 85 aircraft. The founder of Air India was Mr. J.R.D. Tata of Tata Sons. Presently, the Government of India owns 49% shares of Air India.
History of Air India
Air India was founded by J.R.D Tata of Tata Sons on October 15, 1932, and was named Tata Air Services and then was renamed as Tata Airlines in 1938. Its first contract was to carry a mail for Imperial Airways (British Airline). Its initial services included weekly mails between Karachi and Madras. Its first domestic flight was a 6 seater flight from Bombay to Trivandrum. Colombo and Delhi were added to destinations in the year 1938.
Post Independence, the company was restored by the government of India and became a public limited company. By 1947, the government of India had already acquired 49% of Air India. In 1953, the Government of India passed the Air Corporation Act and purchased Majority Stake of Air India from Tata sons and named it Air India International Limited.
The fleet of Air India
Following is the detail of the fleet of Air India currently:
|Type of Aircraft||No. of Owned||No. of Leased|
|A320-CEO (Single Configuration)||–||5|
|A319 (Single Configuration)||–||3|
Following are the name of Planes owned by Air India:
- Puss Moth
- Leopard Moth DH-85
- Fox Moth DH-83
- Waco TQC-6
- Dragon Rapide DH-89
- Stinson Trimotor
- Express Airliner
- Parcival Q-6
- Douglas DC-2
- Beechcraft Expeditor
- Boeing 707
- B 747-400
- B 777-300 ER
- B 787 Dreamliner
- A 319
- A 320
- A 321
- ATR 42-320
- A 330
The logo of Air India always features on the tail of every aircraft of Air India. The logo consists of 2 things which are:
- Red Coloured Flying Swan which is morphed from the mythological character of India “The Centaur”
- The Konark Chakra which can be found in many of the historical buildings like sun temple and basically denotes the spirit of being Indian.
The mascot of Air India Brand is a cartoon of Maharaja with huge Moustache and a round face. He may look like royalty with his gracious face and closed eyes but he does not always dress like one. This cartoon was created by Bobby Kooka, the then-commercial director of Air India.
Air India Subsidiaries
Following are the subsidiaries of Air India in various fields of Air services:
- Air India Structures
- Air India Express
- Air India Regional
- Air India Cargo
Air India Express
Air India Express is a subsidiary of Air India with its headquarter in Kochi, Kerela. It was established on 29 April 2005 to provide convenient connectivity to short-haul international routes being a Low-Cost Carrier (LCC). Presently, it is providing services of 649 flights per week to 33 destinations. Air India Express ranked at 23 in the 2018 atmos-fair Airline Index in the category of “Climate Efficiency”.
Air India Air Transport Services Limited
AIATSL is a fully owned subsidiary of Air India formed and established to provide unified Ground Handling services such as Ramp, Passenger & Baggage and Cargo Handling in most of the airports of India. The brand name of Air India Air Transport Services Limited is Air India Airport Services. The company started as a department of Ground handling services in Air India a then looking at the needs and demand the company was formed in the same expertise.
Air India Staff College
The Air India Staff College is a local coordinator for the International Air Transport Association for more than 2 decades. It is an essential part of the IATA distance learning programme. The various distance learning programmes under IATA are:
- IATA International Travel & Tourism Training Program
- IATA International Cargo Agent Training Program
- IATA Aviation Distance Learning program (including courses pertaining to Airlines, Airports and Civil Aviation)
About Star Alliance
Star Alliance is a network of airlines established to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. The alliance was established in the year 1997. Air India is also a member of this prestigious group. Presently, Star Alliance offers 18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries.