How aviation career can change your life; An article by Abhilash for youngsters

April 23, 2021 Abhilash Choudhury: Aviation industry is a vast growing industry where The civil aviation industry in India has emerged as one of the fastest growing industries in the country during the last three years. India has become the third largest domestic aviation market in the world and is expected to overtake UK to become the third largest air passenger market by 2024.

India’s passenger traffic stood at 341.05 million in FY20. It grew at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11.13% during FY16-FY20. Domestic passenger traffic stood at 274.50 million in FY20, growing at a CAGR of 12.91% over FY16. International passenger traffic stood at 66.54 million, growing at a CAGR of 5.01% during FY16-FY20. Freight traffic grew at a CAGR of 5.32% during FY16-FY20 from 2.70 million tonnes (MT) to 3.33 MT. Freight Traffic is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.27% to reach 4.14 MT in FY23. Aircraft movement grew at a CAGR of 9.56% from 1.60 million in FY16 to 2.59 million in FY20. During FY16-FY20, domestic aircraft movement increased at a CAGR of 9.83% and international aircraft movement expanded at a CAGR of 3.57%.

India’s domestic and international aircraft movements grew to reach 2,155 thousand and 433 thousand during FY20, respectively. To cater to the rising air traffic, the Government of India has been working towards increasing the number of airports. As of March 2019, India had 103 operational airports. India has envisaged increasing the number of operational airports to 190-200 by FY40. Further, the rising demand in the sector has pushed the number of airplanes operating in the sector. The number of airplanes is expected to reach 1,100 planes by 2027.

As per analysis many aspirants dreams to be in this Industry as a ground staff, cabin crew or pilot and many of their parents really allows them to make their dreams come true but many of their parents don’t want their children as they mean that these careers is just not suitable for them despite being children who is interested to start their career in aviation industry. Maximum parents think that the dresses of cabin crews are too short and they don’t want their daughters to wear like them, as per report it happens maximum with girls who parents don’t want their daughters to fly in this industry and also do not want to spend money for training in different aviation and hospitality institutes across India.

Those parents who think that this industry will give them nothing must think that without airline services in India connectivity would have crashed to large extent. Aviation is a fast growing industry and many young aspirants dreams to be in this airline industry in a large scale and it’s your duty to understand their wish to work in aviation industry overlooking all the odds. Also make sure of those fraud agencies who are making sure to give job in different airline companies by taking money but the reality is airline companies do not charge anything for interviews and trainings as everything is beard by the company itself. Please give your children the freedom to fly and support them in their journey of their career.

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