India’s government has again raised the retirement age for commercial pilots as the country’s airlines continue to suffer from a shortage of aircrew. The Ministry of Civil Aviation says the mandatory retirement age of commercial pilots has now been raised from 61 to 65. This is the second time the retirement age has been raised, the first being in March, when it was upped from 60 to 61. India’s airlines have been suffering from a severe shortage of pilots

Source: Airline Business