Air Hostess - How to become an Air Hostess?


Air hostess is one profession desired by women graduates especially from cities like Mumbai and Delhi. After the liberalisation in aviation sector, job opportunities for air hostess professionals have increased multi-fold. It is one of the highest paid professions for women in India. More than one’s education, personality traits are important for pursuing a career in this.

Qualifying Exam

As part of the screening process the candidate will have to sit for a written examination followed by a group discussion followed by a personal interview. If the candidate does well in all the above said things, she will be on training for 3 months. In those training sessions she will learn about the safety and first aid, how to serve and mingle with the passengers etc.

There are both short term and long term courses. The duration of short could be between 3 to 6 months. The long term course is for a minimum of one year.

Who is eligible to apply?

Although most of the airlines need a person who is 12th pass, some of the airlines prefer graduates. Some of the reputed airlines even demand a graduation with specialization in Hotel Management and Tourism. Fluency in English, Hindi and any of the International languages will be an added advantage. For most of the airlines, the minimum age is 21years and the maximum is 25yrs.

The girl who pursue to become an Air Hostess must be unmarried (some of the airlines employs married women though). She should be at least 157.5cms with normal eyesight of 6/6 uncorrected in both eyes. Minimum arm reach of 212cms is a must since she may have to reach the emergency equipments. She should hold a passport. She should not be overweight.

The next most important criteria to become an Air Hostess are that, she should have a pleasing personality, must be capable of remaining calm even under the worst circumstances. She should not lose her control even though the passengers irritate her by asking the same questions, repeatedly asking for food, water etc. She should have common sense and a sense of responsibility.

How to prepare for exam and interview?

As part of the preparation the candidates can join some training institutes. Some of the Air Hostess Training Institutes in India are Air Hostess Academy in New Delhi, Rai University in New Delhi, Frank Finn Institute of Air Hostess Training and Indian Institute of Aircraft Engineering.



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33 Responses to “Air Hostess - How to become an Air Hostess?”

  1. 33

    Im a BBA student and I want to work as an air hostess after my graduation will it be possible I really want it badly

  2. 32

    i am student of final year of b.a can i do this plz tell

  3. 31
    Priyal sahu:

    What will be the fees for doing training course of 3 -6 months for airhostess

  4. 30

    I am 12th pass out n nw in graduation 2nd year n my age is 18 .. so may i apply fr airhostess at current time?

  5. 29
    sudesha bhattarai:

    I am 18 years old girl.I want to be airhostess.I am study in class 12.My height is 5.3. I dont no how to became airhostess?.What i should do to became airhostess?.Plz help me plz plz.

  6. 28
    Ramswaroop Jangir:

    forms kab aayenge

  7. 27
    nitya nimmi:

    I am using contact lenses so can I apply for air hostess

  8. 26
    Saniya chhipa.:

    I am in 12th std stream commers.i want to be an international air , which kinds of requirment shoud i have to be an international air hostess?

  9. 25

    i completed 10 and i am doing polytechnic my future goal is to become air hostess what can i do

  10. 24

    i completed my degree,can i apply for air hostess?

  11. 23

    what i have to do after completing 12 class from biology with no maths to become an air hostess? i want complete information about this….

  12. 22

    i am 11 years old and i want become an air hostess i am fair but thin so it mean that i cant reach my goal what should do please tell me

  13. 21
    rubina pathan:

    i am student of 11th stream science , give the information that how can i apply for and proceed further for an airhostess. give me some information and how much will be the trainning fees

  14. 20
    Neetu raghav:

    i want to be an air hostess.but i pursuing a degree course.can i do?

  15. 19

    i want to become an airhostess. but m married. nd have 2 childern. can i do?

  16. 18

    Is the training course is must for an air hostess . i completed my maths . now i am doing maths .

  17. 17

    i have spects..can i never be an air hostess?

  18. 16

    i completed my 12th standard.I am 18 years old and 5″8 in my height.I want to be an Air Hostess.How can I b an Air Hostess? What i need to do?

  19. 15

    i have completed airlines of Iata course, i like to become an airhostess. Can u give some opinion about airhostes to my [email protected]

  20. 14
    rashi bhindwal:

    what would be the salary?

  21. 13

    i completed my 12th standard.i like to become an air hostess but i cannot as iam wearing specs.give me some courses related to air lines that suits me.

  22. 12

    I am astudent of 11th,give me the info. that how i can apply & proceed for air hostes & become sucessful in my life

  23. 11

    I m in class 12th how can i becom airhostess . Give some opinion in my email id [email protected]

  24. 10
    aishanya shukla:

    i am in 12th .i want to be an airhoatess please give me all informations and tell how can i??

  25. 9
    juhi priya:

    what r d questoins asked in intrvw of airhostess? and what should be d dress code for d intrvw and hw should be a resume of an airhostess?

  26. 8
    Swathi keerthi:

    I am studing 10 th class.i want to become an can i? I am from telugumedium..

  27. 7
    eathena singh:

    is there any institution or training centre in Siliguri(north bengal)? will i get job if my height is 5′4?

  28. 6

    i am vishwanath nayak i did mba course in HR specialization…so i need to become an air host boy…wt should i do and i need application form….

  29. 5
    angel zubber:

    my friend has just written her 12th exam(2011) with science background. and she wants to become a airhostess. she dont know what she should do for that please give us some informations what she should do further for that…
    we will be very greatfull to you sir….
    Thanking you.

  30. 4

    I am intermidate. I am 20years old and 5′6 in my height. I want to be an Air Hostess. How can I be a Air Hostess ? What I need to do ?

  31. 3
    khin DePar Win:

    I am graduate. I am 22years old and 5′6 in my height. I want to be an Air Hostess. How can I be a Air Hostess ? What I need to do ?

  32. 2

    I am student of NIBM following a IT digree .i like to be a Air Hoster .i am 21 years old and 5 ” 7 in my hight .how can i be a air hoster ? what i need to do ?

  33. 1

    how much training fees?