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India is the 3rd largest Aviation market in the world and traces its origin back to 1911. The number of operational airports in the country has almost doubled from 74 to over 147 in the last 8.5 years and an estimate suggests that the number will increase to 200 within the next 5 to 6 years. The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) of the Government of India is very optimistic to transform India into an international hub in aviation. The government is also taking efforts to boost the aviation sector through initiatives like UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik).

The steps taken by the government and private players clearly show that India is ready to fly. Not only it helps people to travel but also creates employment opportunities for youth and supports boosting the economy. It offers youth a variety of exciting and rewarding career options. Some of the benefits that youth can avail in the Aviation sector are:-

Travel opportunities: With the increased air travel demand, the aviation industry has expanded across the globe. It is a blessing in disguise for people who love to travel to new places, meet new people, and explore a new culture. Employees in the Aviation sector often have access to travel benefits such as discounted or free flights.

Job Security: Other than any uncertainty like Covid-19, traveling is an essential part of human life and there will always be a need for skilled workers in this sector. Therefore, job security is relatively high in the Aviation sector, especially for the skilled person. The chances of layoffs in the Aviation sector are less compared to other sectors.

Enhance Knowledge: From starting the aviation sector is a technology-driven sector. You need to keep yourself updated regarding the latest technology as technology plays a pivotal role in the operations of the aviation industry. It makes Airports safer, more efficient, and more convenient for passengers

Professional Development: The aviation sector is a global sector and to meet global standards, companies keep you updated by providing training and arranging seminars for further education which helps in your professional development.

Diverse Career Options: The aviation industry offers a wide range of career paths including Aerospace Engineers, Flight crews, Air traffic controllers and executives, Customs, Airport Logistics, Managers, executives, etc. In simple, there are plenty of opportunities for career growth and advancement within the industry.

Lifestyle Benefits: Apart from a fixed salary, it offers you a lot of additional benefits like incentives, subsidized travel tickets, discounted health care services, holiday-focused discounts, etc.

Building Personal Relations: The aviation sector often provides an opportunity to meet new people in different states or countries. If one is friendly or eager to meet new people, this sector helps you in building long-lasting personal relationships across the globe, which later helps you in life personally and professionally.

Flexible schedules: With different shift patterns across the sector, it helps you maintain work-life balance as well. For many specific jobs, it offers you part-time and full-time positions and remote work options.

High Income: The aviation sector requires an elite workforce. Many jobs like Pilots, Engineers, and Technicians require specialized skills and experience. Companies offer high salaries for such jobs.

People say that no matter how high you fly, always keep your feet on the ground. If flying high in the sky is your childhood dream, and only the “Sky is your limit”, then with GMR Aero Academy you are not required to keep your feet on the ground.

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