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What is the procedure to become an Air Hostess in a foreign country?

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RE: What is the procedure to become an Air Hostess in a foreign country?

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Steps to prepare yourself for the job of an Air Hostess:

Know what the job is about –

  • The most significant duty amongst all is the safety of the passengers and to get them to point B from point A.
  • Also, the safety and security of the plane are in their hands.
  • Taking care of passengers having any sort of medical emergency also is the duty of the Air Hostess
  • To give instructions to the passengers regarding the safety measures.
  • If necessary to take the passengers to the emergency exit in any casualty.

Pros and Cons –

  • The right to travel around the world during the job.
  • Heavy discounts on air travel for themselves and families
  • The salary is quite high, ranging from $2800-$3000 per month, anextra payment of $2-$3 per hour for each hour on theflight.
  • One-shift sometimes gets extended to 10-12 hours a day due to thedelay of flights.
  • Maximum of the time you are away from home.

Also Read : What are the top Air Hostess training institutes in Bangalore?

Lifestyle –

  • You don’t get a lot of time for yourself while during the shifts because passenger’s comfort is the prime duty no matter how much you’re tired from the jet lag.
  • To travel to a lot of places you have to adjust in every type of culture.
  • With most of the time away from your family, your cabin crew members tend to become your family to support you through your happy and sad times.


Qualifications required:

Physical Requirements–

  • Your age should be less than 25 years to enter in the sector of aviation.
  • Minimum height required is 5’-5’2”.
  • Body weight should be in proportion to the height.
  • Having an attractive personality really gives you an edge.
  • There’s no age for retirement, until unless you pass every medical requirement.

Educational Requirements –

  • Applicants who did not complete their high school, are required to have GED test: General Educational Development Test.
  • Having a Graduation degree can help you tackle the situations because it makes you more experienced.
  • Once you are selected as an air hostess, then you’re given the training for around 6 months.

Experience –

Being a flight attendant expects you to have an amicable nature towards the passengers. If you have an experience of working at a call center, working at any public service place where you get to interact and help people gives you an upper hand from other. That helps you to tackle any situation at any point of time. As they say experience counts.

Also Read : What is the procedure to become an Air Hostess for a graduate student?






Final Steps:

Know where to aply –

  • One way is to search online for all the types of airways whether public or private. Carefully read their requirements for the job and then apply for it.
  • The other way is, many airline companies organize their ‘open houses’, where you can get the chance to talk to the employees and the managers. Have the required details for applying for the job.

After Application –

Preparing an attractive resume by keeping stress on more of the experience you have had gives you an edge.It sometimes takes weeks after you have applied for the call to come for your interview. So, do apply for many airlines just to keep more options. After you get a call, you’ll have to travel for your interviews as they are carried in a single city for foreign countries.

Interview –

The success rate of this job is very low because the airlines hire only the best. For example, if there are 50 candidates, there is a chance only 1 might get selected.

Testing your leadership skills, service skills is their key motive. you’re given life situations of emergencies, where you’re required to act instantly which tests your presence of mind.

Also Read : What are the top Air Hostess training institutes in India?

Medical Exam –

Flying all day in theair does affect your health. Having to pass the medical exam is the final step for entering the training institute. One of your duties being the comfort and proper health of the passenger will be okay once you’re fine. Keeping yourself healthy in turns will ease your job.

 Qualifying all the above requirements ensures your entry in the Training Institute of Air Hostess. Give your best performance, learn all the things attentively and implement them in your job honestly because every life counts.


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

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