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.

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Blogs and Opinion
Kozhikode crash co-pilot couldn't be saved due to shockingly inept emergency response

Kozhikode crash co-pilot couldn't be saved due to shockingly...

Thirty-two-year-old Akhilesh Kumar was rushed to a hospital 25 km away, which is...

Blogs and Opinion
How aviation crew face slow poisoning in the air

How aviation crew face slow poisoning in the air

Aero toxicity is an area of concern especially with the advent of pressurised cabins

Blogs and Opinion
Why Covid-19 didn't create fear till it caused mass destruction

Why Covid-19 didn't create fear till it caused mass destruction

People began to lower their guards and venture out without following Covid-19 protocols

Blogs and Opinion
Qatar Airways plane avoids mid-air collision, but many questions unanswered

Qatar Airways plane avoids mid-air collision, but many...

It needs to be investigated if the Qatar Airways aircraft performed the evasive...

Helicopters
A virtual reality solution for accident-prone helicopters

A virtual reality solution for accident-prone helicopters

Helicopter-flying involves its challenges and there is a need for a training device...

Blogs and Opinion
IATA Travel Pass an antidote for Covid-bitten aviation industry

IATA Travel Pass an antidote for Covid-bitten aviation...

The most important thing is that the IATA Travel Pass is responsive to industry...

Blogs and Opinion
Singapore Airlines B777 in trouble at 500 feet: Why first officer couldn't be assertive

Singapore Airlines B777 in trouble at 500 feet: Why first...

If the corporate culture is unable to override the national and/or personal culture,...

Blogs and Opinion
India needs better preparedness to adopt Multi-Crew Pilot Licence

India needs better preparedness to adopt Multi-Crew Pilot...

India has been following the traditional prescriptive training methodology with...

Aircraft
After drones, here comes the first autonomous commercial cargo flight

After drones, here comes the first autonomous commercial...

Xwing has developed technology for the plane to automatically detect and avoid other...

Blogs and Opinion
India's aviation ministry keeps Rs 1,450 crore unused even as Covid rages on

India's aviation ministry keeps Rs 1,450 crore unused even...

A Parliamentary panel apprehends significant underutilisation of the budgetary funds...

Blogs and Opinion
How airlines are cheating in the name of pilot training

How airlines are cheating in the name of pilot training

If exorbitant flying training cost becomes a deterrent to talent, then it becomes...

Blogs and Opinion
SpiceJet bends all rules to fly to dangerous Pakyong; DGCA doesn't care

SpiceJet bends all rules to fly to dangerous Pakyong; DGCA...

The dimensions and design of SpiceJet's Dash 8-Q400 planes make them totally unsuited...

Blogs and Opinion
IndiGo plane avoids crash by 30 seconds, leaves many lessons in its wake

IndiGo plane avoids crash by 30 seconds, leaves many lessons...

It is recommended that operators increase training on maintaining situational awareness...

Blogs and Opinion
Why India's Hansa-NG trainer aircraft loses out to global competition

Why India's Hansa-NG trainer aircraft loses out to global...

Despite its shortcomings, Hansa-NG is important because it marks India's entry into...

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...