Air hostess is one of the fascinating and valuable professions concerned with making the journey of the passengers more comfortable and safe. It is a service providing job which meets the requirement of the passengers. They are responsible for passenger’s safety and are trained to deal with security and emergency situations. It is a very lucrative career in the industry.
The aspiring candidates should have few exceptional qualities within them – sense of responsibility, pleasing personality, presence of mind, initiative, good physique, patience to work long hours, systematic approach towards duty, good appearance, communication and interactive skills, language proficiency, pleasant voice, team spirit, positive attitude, sense of humour and so on.
The eligibility criteria to take part in this course is that the candidate should have successfully completed 10 +2/HSC/Graduates from any recognized board conducted by Govt. of India in any combination or any other recognized equivalent examination.
There is no dearth of job opportunities for an Air Hostess. With the legalization of the private airlines, new golden opportunities have opened for air hostesses. After joining as air hostess, one can be promoted to Senior Flight Attendant and from there to Head Attendant. Career span on board is often about eight to ten years, but after that, one can easily move to various ground jobs such as Ground Hostess, Guest Relationship Officer and providing training to the entry level air hostesses etc.
In addition to this, the content of the course comprise:
- Coordination and communication among crew members
- Customer Service
- Learning Safety and Emergency Handling methods
- Handling Passenger Interactions
- Cabin Crew Service
- Hospitality Management
- Public and Guest Relationship Officer