New batch of Air India cabin crew ready to take to the sky
NOV 25, 2015: A fresh batch of 23 cabin crew of Air India subsidiary, Alliance Air, successfully completed ab initio training and received their wings from Ashwani Lohani, chairman and managing director, in Delhi. The 23 young men and women are now ready to begin regular flying duties on the ATRs and CRJs of Alliance Air.
The batch underwent a rigorous classroom and practical training of 7 weeks which included personality development and grooming, voice modulation, safety, first aid and handling exigencies, among others. Lohani complimented each one of the new crew, expressing confidence in their capabilities to perform well in their role as brand ambassadors of the airline.
Lohani also highlighted plans to step up regional connectivity in a big way. Aircraft induction is already happening and would pick up pace, he said, adding that by 2017 there would be 35 aircraft in the fleet. He was buoyant about the turnaround of Air India and Alliance Air.