Air Hostess/Flight Steward
Courses and Eligibility
While most of the airlines earlier looked at possession of the personality traits (mentioned above) in the potential candidates, however lately with the boom in aviation sector , formal qualifications have come into play. Following are some of the courses that are being considered for this career:
- Diploma in Aviation, Hospitality and Travel Management
- Diploma in Hospitality, Travel and Customer Service
- Post Graduate Diploma in Aviation and Hospitality
- Post Graduate Diploma in Airport Ground Services
The eligibility criteria of getting into airline companies vary from each other. However there are a few common traits as mentioned earlier, that one needs to have in order to go ahead with the courses. The age of the candidates should be between 18 to 26 years with a minimum qualification of intermediate (10+2). Good interpersonal skills along with smartness always add up as positives.
The usual duration of the courses designed for Flight Steward/Air Hostess vary from institutes. But on average the courses range from 6 months to 18 months. Similarly the course fee also depends on the institute that you choose to do the course from. The course fee usually ranges from INR 40000 to INR 120000.
Where to Study
- Aptech Aviation & Hospitality Academy - Aptech Aviation & Hospitality academy is one of the premier most institutes when it comes to providing training and courses for Flight Steward/Air Hostess. The institute provides with very good placements which is the requirement of the day.
- Pinnacle Career Zone - The name serves just perfect for the institute which has been providing part time and full time diploma for aviation industry. The course usually lasts over a period of 12 months. The institute is known for its very good placements.
- Frankfinn Institute of Flight Steward/Air Hostess Training - Association of Frankfinn and the aviation industry is something that goes pretty deep. The courses provided by the institute are well thought over and very practical which makes things easier for the students.
- All India Institute of Aeronautics - The institute has collaborations with lots in organizations which helps it to provide the best education possible. The institute provides with BBA degree in Aviation and also takes care of the placements.
- Rajiv Gandhi Memorial College of Aeronautics
- SES College of Hotel & Tourism Management
- Sristys Aviation – Sristys School of Air Hostes
- Indira Gandhi Institute of Aeronautics
- Fly Airaviation Academy
- Universal Aviation Academy
- Avalon Academy
- IIFLY Aviation Training Center
- Kairali Aviation
- Mumbai College of Hotel Management and Catering Technology
- India International Trade Center
- Livewel Aviation Training Academy
- Kompass Aviation
- Wings Airline Academy
- Annamalai University
- Narayan Academy of Civil Aviation
Apart from the above mentioned institutes and universities, there are several other universities and institutes all over the world and in India which provide with such courses. This means that the interested candidates have lot more options to choose from.