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About Career as an Air Hostess/ Steward

An air hostess or flight steward is the one who plays the most important role of making  the journey of a passenger pleasurable and comfortable. They are people who welcome passengers aboard an aircraft. They help them in their seating arrangements and arranging their hand baggage in the proper manner. They ensure the safety-belt arrangements and demonstrate the use of emergency equipment. They make the necessary announcements inside the flight. Air hostesses and flight stewards have to be on duty throughout the duration of the flight looking after passengers in general and taking special care of air-sick travelers, sick children and babies; and also the elderly people or very young who are traveling alone. They serve meals to passengers and to the crew. Many young girls as well as boys opt for the career because of the exciting experience of flying, visiting different places, interacting with different kinds of people on board and for the very attractive pay package.

Career Prospects of Career as an Air Hostess/ Steward

After successful completion of Air Hostess Training Courses, there are large scale career opportunities waiting for the Air Hostess. They can find ample job avenues in public and private sector airlines. With privatization, foreign collaboration and open sky policies round the corner the future is quite bright for aspiring Air Hostess. Most airline offices are looking to increasing their fleet and there is a demand for Air Hostesses. They can find employment in public career like Indian Airlines and Air India. Besides better job option are also available in privately owned domestic and international airlines namely Sahara, Singapore airlines, Jet Airways, Kingfisher, IndiGo, Spice Jet, Air Deccan etc. An Air Hostess has every chance to be promoted to the post of Senior Flight Attendant and then Head Attendant. Career as an Air Hostess would last for about eight to ten years, after that she could move on to the ground duties including the job of a Ground Hostess, Check Hostess, training of airhostess or work in the management level. The span of their flying career as symbols of hospitality may tend to be contractual, but experienced cabin crew are successfully absorbed in alternative careers in travel and tourism, hotels and in mass media, to name a few prominent options.

Liberalization of air policies has increased the private operation of air services and this has created immense job opportunities in this field.

Skills & Education Required for Career as an Air Hostess/ Steward

Minimum academic qualification should be 12th  pass or graduate or diploma holder in hotel management. Age of the candidates should be between 18 to 25 years. There are also certain physical criteria for selection into this course like minimum height of 157.5 cm, weight proportionate to the height, normal eyesight and fair to clear complexion etc. Besides, air hostess should be proficient in languages like English, Hindi and Foreign languages, eligible for Indian Passport, unmarried and have pleasing personality. Admission is made through different stages of test. After initial screening, the candidate has to qualify written test and subsequent group discussions and interviews.

Comments/ Reviews on Career as an Air Hostess/ Steward

  • I would like to apply for the post of AirHostess.Please do revert me back Posted By : Nuzhat Shaikh, on 07-04-2012 14:01:36 Report Abuse

  • Sir, I like to know more details about the best Flight Attender coaching Institutions in India... Posted By : Shefin Antony, on 22-02-2012 21:11:04 Report Abuse

  • dear mam/sir i did training from frankfin at 1 years back bt i didnt get the gob so plz help me i need job Posted By : monu pehyal, on 07-01-2012 00:33:37 Report Abuse

  • Hi, my name is Kritika Yadav. I have a dream of workng with Indigo as a airhostess and I did appeared for the interview but jst for my 1 kg extra weight I got rejected but now I am perfect and looking for a fair chance to proov myself. Waiting for your kind rply, tanx. Posted By : Kritika Yadav, on 03-01-2012 19:25:39 Report Abuse

  • intrested in being an airhostes....any vacinces plzzz let me no .. Posted By : vridhi gundooru, on 06-11-2011 23:10:47 Report Abuse

  • Sir my self aman shrivastava I want to become flight steward. How can i achiv it what are proces for it so plz tell me now.. Posted By : Aman shrivastava, on 02-09-2011 22:45:42 Report Abuse

  • can i got addmisn in airlines .my qualification 12th from CBSE Board. and plz tell me fee structure Posted By : vivek kumar, on 01-08-2011 22:06:45 Report Abuse

  • Air steward Job, I want to become an Air steward Good Morning Sir / Madam, This is saikumar from nellore. I want to become an Air steward. But i want to know that is it required to done air steward training in airhostess academies before getting a job. Plz give me the reply and how to apply for a job. In Air hostess job whether misbehaviour will be there or not. What abt market situation right now in Air Hostess. Is getting a job is easy. what type of questions will be asking in interview. Plz send me the all details. Iam waiting for ur reply. Thanking you, Regards, sai. Posted By : saikumar, on 31-07-2011 12:48:28 Report Abuse

  • Air steward Job, I want to become an Air steward Good Morning Sir / Madam, This is saikumar from nellore. I want to become an Air steward. But i want to know that is it required to done air steward training in airhostess academies before getting a job. Plz give me the reply and how to apply for a job. In Air hostess job whether misbehaviour will be there or not. What abt market situation right now in Air Hostess. Is getting a job is easy. what type of questions will be asking in interview. Plz send me the all details. Iam waiting for ur reply. Thanking you, Regards, sai. Posted By : saikumar, on 31-07-2011 12:48:22 Report Abuse

  • I have passed 10+2 with science(45%). Posted By : Shashank, on 25-07-2011 23:47:47 Report Abuse

  • i m in class 12th n i want to do the air hostess bt i m totally confusesed that what can i do....................... Posted By : priyanka kumari yadav, on 19-06-2011 22:56:02 Report Abuse

  • i m in class 12th n i want to do the air hostess bt i m totally confusesed that what can i do....................... Posted By : priyanka kumari yadav, on 19-06-2011 22:56:00 Report Abuse

  • i have passed only 11th class and i want to join airline course and tranning Posted By : Mukesh Vasnani, on 18-06-2011 13:58:19 Report Abuse

  • job vacancy for male crew Posted By : zishan shaikh, on 16-06-2011 18:58:27 Report Abuse

  • my height is 164 cms n my weight is 50 kgs . cn i become an air hostess after 2 yrs . becoz now i m doing my +1 . Posted By : deepa, on 04-06-2011 16:10:10 Report Abuse

  • am now 20 yrz old boy.. i love to work in aviation...nd nw dayz am planing to join frankfinn air hostess institute..for air steward training.. is it OK. to join this and after that v 100 %get job in that ?? boz in aviation (air hostess r steward) ther iz any jobs for steward ... and i saw all most girl r working so plzz tel me about this.. bcos am not ready to loss lot of amount to join that.. if is it ok to join..please help me......... hello Friends who all r redng this message... if u know about this pleas help me... and email id :akashadhi@gmail.com r akash.adhi@facebook.com Posted By : akash, on 24-05-2011 17:38:38 Report Abuse

  • am now 20 yrz old boy.. i love to work in aviation...nd nw dayz am planing to join frankfinn air hostess institute..for air steward training.. is it OK. to join this and after that v 100 %get job in that ?? boz in aviation (air hostess r steward) ther iz any jobs for steward ... and i saw all most girl r working so plzz tel me about this.. bcos am not ready to loss lot of amount to join that.. if is it ok to join..please help me......... hello Friends who all r redng this message... if u know about this pleas help me... and email id :akashadhi@gmail.com r akash.adhi@facebook.com Posted By : akash, on 24-05-2011 17:38:16 Report Abuse

  • am nw 20 yrz old boy.. i love to work in aviation...nd nw dayz am planing to join frankfinn air hostess institute..for air steward training.. iz it ok to join thiz and aftr that v 100 %get job in that ?? boz in aviation (air hostess r steward) ther iz any jobz for steward ... and i saw al most girl r working so plzz tel me about thiz.. bocz am nt redy t loss lot of amout to join that.. if iz it ok to join..plzzz help me......... hello frndz who all r redng thiz msg... if u knw about thiz plzz help me... nd emil id :akashadhi@gmail.com r akash.adhi@facebook.com Posted By : akash, on 24-05-2011 17:35:33 Report Abuse

  • am nw 20 yrz old boy.. i love to work in aviation...nd nw dayz am planing to join frankfinn air hostess institute..for air steward training.. iz it ok to join thiz and aftr that v 100 %get job in that ?? boz in aviation (air hostess r steward) ther iz any jobz for steward ... and i saw al most girl r working so plzz tel me about thiz.. bocz am nt redy t loss lot of amout to join that.. if iz it ok to join..plzzz help me......... hello frndz who all r redng thiz msg... if u knw about thiz plzz help me... nd emil id :akashadhi@gmail.com r akash.adhi@facebook.com Posted By : akash, on 24-05-2011 17:35:18 Report Abuse

  • I am a 18 year old female. And I live in Africa-Kenya. I am interested in doing an Air Hostess course. And I would want more details on it and requirements and the fees provided for the course. Kindly waiting for your reply. Thank You Posted By : Rima Patel, on 23-04-2011 15:30:16 Report Abuse

  • I am a 18 year old female. And I live in Africa-Kenya. I am interested in doing an Air Hostess course. And I would want more details on it and requirements and the fees provided for the course. Kindly waiting for your reply. Thank You Posted By : Rima Patel, on 23-04-2011 15:28:42 Report Abuse

  • i want to know that about qulafication required , height , and all informations. Posted By : abhishek singh, on 06-04-2011 02:06:07 Report Abuse

  • i want to know that about qulafication required , height , and all informations. Posted By : abhishek singh, on 06-04-2011 02:01:51 Report Abuse

  • i have just given the exams of class 12 nd. i want to do HM course nd. get into in this feild .... so wht is the whole method to become steward.... Posted By : rahul, on 17-03-2011 23:01:55 Report Abuse

  • I want to become an air hostess but my height is 5.2/5. Posted By : sukhjeet kaur, on 15-03-2011 17:12:23 Report Abuse

  • details about cources Posted By : AKIL KHAN, on 17-02-2011 09:59:51 Report Abuse

  • i a m from middle class family can I do the air hostess course Posted By : sachin , on 29-06-2010 04:45:26 Report Abuse

  • i a m from middle class family can I do the air hostess course Posted By : sachin , on 29-06-2010 04:40:16 Report Abuse

  • want to become air hostess but have not a fair complextion Posted By : priyanka, on 12-05-2010 00:09:44 Report Abuse

  • ... Posted By : Shraddha Guptey, on 24-02-2010 04:57:40 Report Abuse

  • What will be the career in HR in coming next 5years in aviation sector? How can i apply ? Posted By : Rinku Mehan, on 23-02-2010 11:21:56 Report Abuse

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