Introduction to FIP

The concept of a pan India body comprising commercial pilots to take up various academic, scientific, technical and common interest issues was envisaged in the year 1996 when a few visionary aviators formed the Federation of Indian Pilots.

Over the years the Federation of Indian Pilots, a registered organisation, has served as an advocacy platform for pilots, through seminars, public awareness campaigns, representations to regulatory authorities and government agencies etc.

In 1999, the Federation of Indian Pilots launched a unique insurance scheme to protect pilots from the consequences of medical unfitness, as being medically fit is one of the primary requisites of holding a valid flying licence.

In the year 2002, to augment the specialised technical qualifications of pilots with academic qualifications, the Federation of Indian Pilots founded the Institute of Aviation and Aviation Safety (IAAS) which is affiliated to the University of Mumbai for awarding B.Sc. (Aviation) degrees and accomplishing other academic objectives. For further details please visit the IAAS website at

The Federation of Indian Pilots is NOT a Trade Union, but a body of pilots whose primary aim is to promote the pursuit of professional excellence and to highlight the strategic and vital role of the pilots’ profession in the international arena at large and in India, in particular.

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new...Expressions of Interest ( EOI) invited for Aviation Loss of Licence/ Personal Accident and Term Life Insurance services

The Federation of Indian Pilots FIP invites Expressions Of Interest towards the tendering process for the following insurance services :
  • A) Aviation Insurance policy : personal accident and loss of licence cover.
  • B) Group term life insurance plan.
Interested parties are required to send their certificate of registration to transact insurance business and data requirements by 22nd Oct ‘21 to

*Terms and conditions apply

new...Applications invited from Aviation Medicine Specialists

The Federation of Indian Pilots (FIP) invites applications from Aviation Medicine Specialists for empanelment.

Role description
  • guide FIP on medico legal and policy advocacy matters
  • offer consultation to members on aviation related issues
  • conduct workshops on topics of professional relevance
  • contribute towards the in-house FIP magazine on relevant medical topics

Qualification desired
  • Post graduate with two years formal training in aviation medicine
  • registered with Medical Council of India / State Medical Council
  • in-depth knowledge of DGCA and ICAO SARPS related to aviation medicine
  • minimum of 10 years of aviation medicine and medical certificates issuance to flight crew and other aviation personnel
  • fluency in the English language

  • willing to observe timelines
  • demonstrates openness in sharing information
  • commitment to confidentiality
  • demonstration of professional acumen
*Terms and conditions apply

Priority Vaccination of Commercial Pilots to protect India’s Strategic Interests

Representation to Government of India to Categorize Commercial Pilots as Front Line Workers