Criteria & Requirements to become a ✈️ Cabin Crew 🙋♀️ Air Hostess 🙎♀️ in Indian Airlines 👮♀️
Criteria and Requirements
Education - Graduate Degree or 10+2
Age - 18–26 Years
Height - Minimum 157.5cm, 5.16 inches BMI Required
Eyesight - Normal Vision, 6/6 or 6/24, Both Eyes
Language - Proficient in English, Other Languages if Required
Medical Fitness - Medically fit, No Mental Illness Record
Marital Status - Unmarried
Complexion - Fair to a Clear
Passport - Indian Passport
1. Education for Air Hostess Course
Candidates who have passed 10+2 can apply for air hostess jobs.
You must be proficient at reading, writing, and speaking- Hindi, English, and foreign languages.
2. Age and Marital Status
Air hostess academy decides the age limit that depends upon their policy. Generally, academies prefer candidates of age groups- 17 to 26 years.
3. Physical Standards
Air hostess jobs are very particular about behavior and physical look. The minimum height of the girl should be 5.2″ or 157 cm. The body mass index is calculated. Thus, weight should be proportional to height. Skin color must be fair to clear complexion. Physical fit and an attractive physique are preferred.
4. Medical and Fitness
Candidates must be physically fit. They must not have a mental health condition. Eyesight must be 6/9. Some airlines allow concession.
Behavioral Skills Required
If you fulfill educational, physical, or medical qualifications, you must have certain behavioral skills to do an air hostess job.
1. Pleasing Personality
A good look and pleasant voice are required. You must have friendly behavior with passengers. A friendly and social personality can be an air hostess.
2. Excellent Communication Skills
Command over language and communication skills is all required. You should know how to handle passengers on board and convince them if they are asking something.
3. Presence of Mind
In case of an emergency landing, an air hostess must be able to instruct inexperienced and panicked passengers on board. His/her willpower should be strong.
4. Team Work
An air hostess/steward should be a team player. A cabin crew comprises over 12-14 members and need to work in team.
5. Ready to Work for Hours
Flight delays due to bad weather or technical reasons are common, so your working hours may extend up to an extra 3 to 4 hours