Captain Amit Singh

Captain Amit Singh

 51 years ago

Captain Amit Singh is a training and safety expert with over 30 years of experience in the commercial air transport industry. He has been associated with two startup low-cost carriers and has hands-on experience with their needs and challenges. He has been a part of the senior management at IndiGo and Air Asia India. Captain Singh has been speaking at international fora on training and safety. He is also the author of mindFly the Human Factors blog.

Member since Nov 25, 2020 support@donn.in

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Blogs and Opinion
Can Jewar airport be India's cultural gateway?

Can Jewar airport be India's cultural gateway?

Most of the airport terminals around the world are unfortunately designed to be...

Flights
India’s air safety incidents surged 150% during Covid-19 year

India’s air safety incidents surged 150% during Covid-19...

The Indian aviation regulator and investigators must upgrade their skills to produce...

Blogs and Opinion
Helicopter accidents: Sector too loosely regulated; business given priority over safety

Helicopter accidents: Sector too loosely regulated; business...

Operating helicopters is riskier as compared to flying jetliners and that risk arises...

Blogs and Opinion
Air India A321 tail strike offers valuable lessons on psychology of surprise

Air India A321 tail strike offers valuable lessons on psychology...

The captain entered a dilemma zone where, to avoid collision with a vehicle on the...

Blogs and Opinion
How yoga can help pilots in managing startle and shock better

How yoga can help pilots in managing startle and shock...

Startle and surprise can negatively influence pilot performance, leading to hasty...

Blogs and Opinion
Air India and Tata cultures apart; will they be happy together?

Air India and Tata cultures apart; will they be happy together?

There may be a large-scale resentment among the Air India employees when the new...

Flights
FAA okays Covid-19 vaccine for pilots and ATCOs, advises 48-hour break from duty

FAA okays Covid-19 vaccine for pilots and ATCOs, advises...

Since Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine requires two doses 21 days apart for maximum effectiveness,...

Blogs and Opinion
Covid-19 pandemic: 5 risk-based stages for air travel to become normal again

Covid-19 pandemic: 5 risk-based stages for air travel to...

Resumption of higher volumes of passenger travel will be dependent on a number of...

Blogs and Opinion
Covid-19 or aircraft evacuation, when does fear set in?

Covid-19 or aircraft evacuation, when does fear set in?

Even under high-risk situations, passengers have been observed to take their time...

Blogs and Opinion
Atmanirbhar Bharat in commercial planemaking far cry without political will

Atmanirbhar Bharat in commercial planemaking far cry without...

The dream of an Indian commercial aircraft was put on hold and the reason was primarily...

Blogs and Opinion
Covid-stretched airlines ignoring pilot fatigue; DGCA must act now

Covid-stretched airlines ignoring pilot fatigue; DGCA must...

A recently-concluded survey disclosed that 67% of the pilots and 74% of the air...

Flights
Boeing B737 of Air Djibouti suffers landing gear collapse, passengers and crew unhurt

Boeing B737 of Air Djibouti suffers landing gear collapse,...

The Boeing B737 veered to the right but came to a stop within the runway edge resting...

Blogs and Opinion
Why in-flight meals taste so different at 30,000 feet

Why in-flight meals taste so different at 30,000 feet

Under the combination of low pressure, dry air and high speed of the aircraft, the...

Blogs and Opinion
Boeing 737 Max could have seen 15 more crashes, but why did DGCA ignore threat?

Boeing 737 Max could have seen 15 more crashes, but why...

Boeing knew that if a pilot didn’t react to the unanticipated MCAS activation on...

Blogs and Opinion
Drones must honour privacy; regulators should not bow down to business lobbies

Drones must honour privacy; regulators should not bow down...

Privacy remains the critical component that will govern the use of UAS aka drones...

Aircraft
GAGAN stays under dark clouds despite government spending over $100 million

GAGAN stays under dark clouds despite government spending...

The government of India in the National Civil Aviation Policy had mandated that...