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What ar the advantages and disadvantages of being an Air Hostess?


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Everything is not exactly like what it seems. There is nothing in the world which has only advantages and no disadvantages. A balance between the two is what makes a task worthy of performing. Only advantages will make you bored of the job and only disadvantages will make you frustrated. A task with both advantages and disadvantages will prevent you from being bored and frustrated as well. Thus the job is made interesting as well as engaging. Similar is the case with the job of an air hostess.

 It comes with many advantages and disadvantages as well. But the problem arises when we do not carefully study both advantages and disadvantages of the job. We get pampered by what all we are going to get. As an air hostess, you get an opportunity to travel the whole world, meeting new people and also a high-pay. But we do not calculate what all we need to give in order to get all these things. You would have to work at odd hours, be patient even when you are at peak of your stress level. There is a lot of physical as well as emotional stress involved in the job of an air hostess.

Before talking in detail about the advantages and disadvantages of being an air hostess, you should know about who is an air hostess? An air hostess is a part of cabin crew serving towards the safety of passengers while in the flight. The job includes serving food and drinks to the passengers, serving the sick passengers, looking after all the needs of passengers, checking tickets and boarding passes while entering the flight, comforting the passengers who are afraid of flying, and much more.

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From the above-stated responsibilities, we can derive that the job of an air hostess is very challenging. It has advantages and disadvantages of its own. Some of them are stated below. This will help you to make a picture in your mind about what exactly it means to be an air hostess.

Advantages

 

 

 

  • The job of an air hostess is very glamorous and well paid. The salary depends on whether you are working in a domestic airline or an international airline. Salary In international airline is much better than that of a domestic airline. The domestic airline offers you a salary ranging between RS. 25,000 and RS. 40,000.
  • The job offers you an opportunity to travel many different and new places. You will also be able to gain exposure by meeting many new people. Staying at expensive hotels is just one of many advantages you will experience by being an air hostess.
  • The best part of being an air hostess is that you will get to learn many different things during your job. The most basic thing that an air hostess learns is ‘patience’. Since you are going to meet many people from diverse cultures, you will be able to construct strong social skills.
  • Your general knowledge will also gradually increase.

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  • You learn how to act in most extreme situations in most calm manner.
  • You learn to handle pressure and communicate with different people thus building your personality.

Disadvantages

Disadvantages of being an air hostess include:

  • The job of an air hostess is very hard to get. Very few air hostesses work in the airlines. The openings of this job are very rare. Even if there is an opening, there are a hundred applicants for one job. So the chances you getting the job are just 1%.
  • A lot of physical and emotional stress is involved in this job. You need to stand for almost all the time during the journey. You can be called anytime by any passenger to help them.
  • An air hostess has to work for very long and odd hours. There are no regular time slots in which they have to work. There is nothing like weekends or even Sundays for them. They get very less time to spend with their family and friends. This is a major disadvantage as you do not have a life of your own.
  • You always need to look fresh and pleasant. A smile has always to be there in your mouth, no matter how frustrated and tired you are from within.

 For further queries and related information, you can approach the Professional Experts at CareerGuide. Hope this will help you!

 

 

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