Friday, March 31, 2017

Controversial Air India pilot Arvind Kathpalia gets promotion

Controversial senior pilot Arvind Kathpalia, who has been grounded till May for violating flying norms, was promoted and appointed at a Director-level post in the government-controlled Air India today.    

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet has approved the appointment of Kathpalia to the post of Director (Operations) in Air India Ltd (AIL) for a period of five years, an official order said.    

Kathpalia, who is at present Executive Director in AIL, was in news after his flying licence was suspended by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).    
31/03/17 PTI/The New Indian Express