Minimum - 12th standard pass in Arts, Science and Commerce
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The tasks an Air Hostess is expected to perform include:
Attending to comforts, convenience and general needs of passengers in aircraft
Greeting the passengers boarding the plane
Guiding the passengers to their assigned seats
Helping passengers in fastening the seat belts before take-off and landing of aircrafts
Attending to the requirements of the passengers during flight such as reading material, duty-free items, etc.
Serving beverages, breakfast or meals during flight
Greeting passengers while they leave the plane
Ability to help passengers relax and be comfortable
Proficiency in English and Hindi for a domestic airline
Well-versed with the safety procedures and their demonstration
Ability to handle stressful interpersonal situations with grace
Knowledge of serving meals and refreshments to passengers
Ability to swim well
Knowledge of paperwork including writing a flight report, etc.
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Good communication skills
Good customer service skills
Efficient public relations skills
Well groomed and properly dressed
It requires one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Travelling is a part of this job role
Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
Work from home option is not available
Working hours include around 70 hours for 16 days a month. This may vary from airline to airline
Shift system is available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous under The Factories Act 198 (section 87)
Occupational hazards may include fatigue, jet lag, stress, musculoskeletal disorder, etc.
Health risks include working at night, traveling across time zone, standing for long hours, heavy lifting , exposure to cosmic radiations, loud noise and vibrations, etc.
For freshers - INR 25,000 to INR 40,000 per month
For candidates with 2-4 years? of experience or more - INR 50,000 to INR 75,000 per month
For freshers - INR 50,000 to INR 80,000 per month
For candidates with 2-4 years? of experience or more - INR 80,000 to INR 2,00,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
Overview of the Aerospace and Aviation Sector
The Indian civil aviation industry is on a high growth trajectory. India has a vision of becoming the third largest aviation market by 2020 and is expected to be the largest by 2030.The civil aviation industry in India has ushered in a new era of expansion driven by factors such as low-cost carriers (LCC), modern airports, foreign direct investments (FDI) in domestic airlines, cutting edge information technology (IT) interventions and a growing emphasis on regional connectivity. In terms of market size, the Indian civil aviation industry is amongst the top 10 in the world with a size of around US$ 16 billion.
India?s scheduled airlines carried 67.73 million passengers in 2014 compared with 61.42 million passengers in 2013, and 58.81 million in 2012, according to the DGCA. Air traffic in India grew between 20 and 40 per cent for six years starting 2003, when low-fare airline Air Deccan was launched, making it possible for more people to travel by air. Aircraft movements, passengers and freight at all Indian airports are expected to grow at a rate of 4.2 per cent, 5.3 per cent and 5 per cent, respectively, for the next five years, according to estimates by Airports Authority of India (AAI).
There is large untapped potential for growth in the Indian aviation industry due to the fact that access to aviation is still a dream for nearly 99.5 per cent of its large population, nearly 40 per cent of which is the upwardly mobile middle class. Thus with the growing aviation industry the demand for profession such as check flight engineer, etc. is bound to increase. The manpower employed in Indian aviation industry is expected to increase from 62,000 in FY-2011 to 117,000 by FY-2017 and further to 350,000 new employees in next decade to facilitate growth. The aviation industry offers 56.6 million jobs globally. The Indian aviation industry is estimated to become the third largest aviation market in the world by 2020. Being an Air Hostess offers great career opportunities at domestic and international airports and various airlines.
Airlines across India
Towns and cities across India
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Trade-Wings Institute Of Management (TIM)
Bombay Flying Club
India International Trade Center
Air Hostess Academy
Air India Staff College
Frankfinn Institute Of Airhostess Training
Kingfisher Training And Aviation Services Ltd (KTA)
Flight Wings Aviation
Indian Aviation Academy
Avel Flight School