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February 2019: Over the next 10 years, the rapid growth of India’s aviation sector will drive demand for 250,000 additional staff across the industry, from pilots to cabin crew, engineers, management, commercial, financial and operational specialists, ground handlers, air traffic controllers etc. This presentation includes CAPA’s manpower forecasts and an overview of the key strategic issues facing the industry, such as the availability of education and training infrastructure, labour productivity, competition from other markets and the absence of a long term plan for skills development.