Expat pilots number comes down to 340 from 526 last year

340 expat pilots are still employed with various airlines in the country of which largest number is with Jet Airways, Lok Sabha was informed.

Time to phase out expat pilots extended: Praful Patel

The government has extended the time-frame for phasing out foreign pilots employed by Indian carriers by one year, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said Tuesday.

DGCA reprieve on deadline to phase-out expat pilots

Domestic air-operators seem to
have earned a reprieve with the Directorate General of Civil
Aviation (DGCA) understood to have extended the deadline for
phasing out expat pilots by one year.

Jet not to renew service contract of 25 expat pilots

Private carrier Jet Airways is
understood to have decided not to renew 25 foreign pilots`
service contracts, which are ending this month.

DGCA to oversee airlines` expat pilots` phasing-out programme

With less than a year to go for domestic air-carriers to phase out their foreign pilots, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed all such operators to appraise it about their implementation plans of the same.