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Spicejet launches training academy for flight crew

Low cost carrier SpiceJet has launched a training center called the Spice Star Academy. The academy will offer students cabin crew training through a six month classroom program and a online course for a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Amity University. The airline has stated it will offer placement to all students trained under this program.

Spicejet is planning to add 205 Boeing 737s and 50 Bombardier Q400s. For these aircraft, the airline has stated that they would have an estimated demand for approximately 6000 crew members. The training center in Gurgaon is will allow the airline to develop manpower for its own expansion program as well as tap into the revenue from the growing industry demand for trained crew.

Ajay Singh, CMD, SpiceJet
“The Spice Star Academy will provide a launch pad to aspiring young women and men who want to join the exciting world of aviation. The academy will nurture talent through world-class training programs in order to deliver the finest quality of resources to airlines.”

Further information about the course and it’s structure can be found at the website – http://spicestaracademy.edu.in/.

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