Becoming an air hostess is a dream for many young graduates, as it is a highly paid job in aviation. An air hostess gets to travel and explore different parts of the world. Candidates who want to apply in this field should possess certain qualities such as patience, confidence, pleasing personality, team building, and good communication skills. There are various courses after 12th which students can opt for.
Courses after 12th
There are diploma, certificate and bachelor level courses available in many colleges.The duration of the certificate level program and diplomas are around 6 months to 1 year. Some of these courses are:
1. Certificate Level Courses
Air Hostess Training
Aviation Management and Hospitality
Aviation Customer Service
Cabin Crew/Flight Attendant
2. Diploma Courses
Diploma in Air Hostess Training
Diploma in Hospitality and Travel Management
Diploma in Aviation and Hospitality Management
Diploma in Cabin Crew/Flight Attendant Training
3. Degree Courses
B.Sc. in Air Hostess training
Bachelor of Hospitality and Travel Management
BBA in Tourism Management
Degree in International Airline and Travel Management
Top Colleges for Air Hostess Courses
There are several colleges available but candidates can choose anyone from the below list if he/ she wants to get admitted to the best.
1. Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training
2. Remo International College of Aviation, Chennai
3. Bombay Flying Club College of Aviation
4. Coimbatore Marine College
5. Jet Airways Training Academy
6. Ascend Aviation Academy
7. Universal Aviation Academy
8. Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College of Aeronautics
9. Kingfisher Training Academy
10. Air hostess Academy(AHA)
Candidates who are willing to get admissions to the Air Hostess Training Program after the 12th should meet the below-given minimum requirements.
Academic Requirements: Clearance in higher secondary education with a minimum aggregate of 50%. Candidates should also know English, Hindi, or any other foreign language.
Age and Marital Status: The age eligibility varies from institute to institute. The average age should be between 17 to 26 years. Most aviation companies give their preference to unmarried girls, but some recruits married ones as well.
Medical Condition: The candidate should be fit and have no mental illness. The aviation team will conduct their own test to verify the health conditions of the candidate. Candidates should not have fear of heights.
Physical Standards: Girls should be physically fit and attractive with a minimum height of 5’2 inches.
Candidates can apply directly to the college/institute after the 12th. Colleges conduct personal interviews and group discussions for admission. Students will be selected based on their skills and personality. An individual entrance examination is conducted by all the colleges to select the students for the next round.
Every airline requires the best and competitive air hostess to serve their customers. Though there is a lot of competition there are plenty of opportunities as well. The average salary of an air hostess is between Rs. 16,000 to Rs. 75,000 per month. Candidates can keep a check on the vacancies of the given airlines and can apply for the same. Some top recruiters are:
By Swaranshi Chhabra