How to Become an Air Hostess? Qualification


How to become an Air Hostess?

An air hostess has many responsibilities on a plane. She greets every passenger, guides each to his or her seat and settles them in, coordinates security, and much more. According to the regulation, no member of the aircrew will fly more than 72 hours in a month. This ensures work-life balance along with attractive salaries. In India, an air hostess can earn between Rs 16,000 and Rs 45,000 in domestic airlines.

Choosing the career as an air hostess is beneficial for young candidates for the nature of the job, the salary it pays and its future it holds for them.


To become an air hostess, the aspirant should have completed 10+2 education in any stream or an undergraduate degree in aviation. The age limit for applying for the course is between 17 years and 26 years.

The candidate should be unmarried at the time of applying for the course. They should have normal eyesight or corrected to 6/6 in both the eyes. The candidate should be medically fit and have a pleasing personality.

Perfect eyesight

Good health

Fair to clear complexion

6/24 vision in each eye


Here are some courses which is required to become an airhostess.

International Airlines and Travel Management

Certificate Programme

4 to 6 months

Aviation Hospitality & Travel Management

Certificate Programme

10 months

Air Ticketing & Tourism

Certificate Programme

6 months

Certificate in Aviation Security and Safety

Certificate Programme

5 days

Airport Ground Management

Certificate Programme

6 months to 1 year

Diploma in Ground Staff and Cabin Crew Training

Diploma Programme

6 months to 1 year

Air Hostess Diploma

Diploma Programme

1 year

Air Cargo Practices & Documentation

Diploma Programme

1 year

Hospitality, Travel and Customer Service

Diploma Programme

1 year

Professional Ground Staff Services

Diploma Programme

1 year

Airport Ground Staff Training with On-job Training

Diploma Programme

7 months

PG Diploma in Aviation and Hospitality Services

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

3 months

PG Diploma in Airport Ground Services

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

1 year

PG Diploma in Aviation, Hospitality, Travel & Customer Service

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

3 months

BBA in Aviation

Undergraduate Degree

3 years

MBA in Aviation Management

2 years

Diploma and Certificate Courses:

Candidates seeking admissions can apply directly at institutes offering these certificate and diploma courses.

Selection for these courses is done on the basis of screening process that comprises activities to check communication and aptitude skills of candidates.

An entrance exam is also conducted by some of the airlines or institute offering the programme. Candidates who clear the exam will be selected for the programme.

BBA and MBA Programmes:

Admission to the BBA Programme is done on the basis of entrance exams for students who have passed class 12 board exams.

Candidates who have completed graduation can apply for the MBA programme and admissions are done on the basis of score in management entrance exams, personal interviews and group discussions.


it is considered a glamorous field, candidates in air hostess job profile are not paid too well in the first few years of joining the profession.Generally, an Air Hostess earns around Rs. 28000 to 50,000 monthly. But, but if you’re an experienced in the field then you can earn more than 70, 000 per month.


Frankfinn Institute of Air Hostess Training, Delhi

Wings Air Hostess and Hospitality Training, Gujarat

Universal aviation academy, Chennai

Jet Airways training academy, Mumbai

The Bombay Flying Club’s College of Aviation, Mumbai

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