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Air-hostess is a career for which most of the young girls aspirefor. It is a dream career for those who love flying and want to travel around the world. It is a flourishing career. An air-hostess not only get good salary but a good exposure also. To become an air-hostess a girl should have a good communication skill and a likable personality.

There is a huge growth in the aviation sector and it has opened a good career opportunity for young girls. There are many private institutes which provide air-hostess course. This field needs dedication and enthusiasm to succeed.

Courses available

The course of air-hostess comes under the ‘Aviation and Hospitality’ management. Air-hostess is also a demanding career. An air-hostess is required to maintain a high decorum of her dressing and be always a soft spoken person. She is expected to mix well with people from diverse background. Some of the responsibility of an air-hostess towards her crew are – to serve them well; answer to their queries; brief passengers about flight and safety measures to be taken during emergency;submit flight report; handle any emergency situation when required including any medical emergency.

Diploma Courses

Name of the Course

Duration of the course

Air-hostess hospitality training

1 year.

Aviation and hospitality management.

1 year.

Global aviation and hospitality management.

1 year.

Aviation hospitality and travel management

1 year.

Certificate Courses

Name of the Course

Duration of the course

Air-Hostess

1 year.

Aviation management

1 year.

International Airlines and Travel Management

1 year.

Aviation hospitality and travel management

1 year.

Night Rating.

1 year.

Aviation and hospitality service.

1 year.

Hospitality and travel service.

1 year.

Degree Course

Name of the Course

Duration of the course

B.Sc in Air-hostess.

 

3 years.

Career & Job

There is a good career in this field. An air-hostess is required to oversee everything related to passengers before and after the take-off of the flight. An experienced air-hostess gets opportunity to work with international airlines. After doing the course a candidate will get opportunity to work with domestic airlines. Now there is regulation that no air-hostess will fly for more than 72 hours in a month. It means there is not much work pressure and an air-hostess can enjoy the leisure time. In addition they get a handsome salary by airlines. They also get opportunity to meet various famous people during their work. Often they find cine stars, politicians and business tycoons traveling in their flight.

Salary

Initially an air-hostess gets a salary of Rs.25, 000-Rs.30, 000, which later on increases to Rs.75, 000 to Rs. 90,000. In international airlines they get more salaries compared to domestic airlines.

On good work they are promoted from being an air-hostess to Senior flight attendant and then as Head Attendent.

Areas of Employment

Some of the big airlines which hires air-hostess are – Air India, Go Air, Alliance Air, Jet Airways, British Airways, Quantas Airways, Gulf Airways, Lufthansa, United Air, Cathy Pacific, Delta Airlines, Singapore Airlines.


Eligibility for Career in Air Hostess

A candidate should fulfill certain criteria of eligibility to become an air-hostess.

Requirement

Criteria

Age

17- 27 years.

Marital Status

Unmarried mostly preferred.

Languages known

Hindi, English and other languages.

Height

5 feet and 2 inches.

Color complexion

Clear complexion.

Eye-sight

6/6 uncorrected in both eyes.

F.A.Q.

Q. What is the eligibility for the air-hostess course?

A person can pursue this course after completing 12th standard.

Q. What courses are available for air-hostess?

There are diploma, certificate and degree courses for air-hostess after 12th standard.

Q. What is the initial salary of air-hostess?

Initially an air-hostess gets a salary of Rs.25, 000-Rs.30, 000, which later on increases to Rs.75, 000 to Rs. 90,000. In international airlines they get more salaries compared to domestic airlines

Q. What are the areas of employment of air-hostess?

Some of the big airlines which hires air-hostess are – Air India, Go Air, Alliance Air, Jet Airways, British Airways, Quantas Airways, Gulf Airways, Lufthansa, United Air, Cathy Pacific, Delta Airlines, Singapore Airlines

Q. Where an air-hostess gets more salary, in domestic airlines or international airlines?

An air-hostess gets more salary in international airlines compared to domestic airlines.

Q. What is the standard flying hours in a month?

As per regulation crew cannot fly more than 72 hours in a month.