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A member of the aircrew known as an air hostess, flight attendant, or cabin crew is often hired by airlines primarily to maintain the comfort and safety of passengers on airline flights, commercial flights, business jets, or military aircraft.

A typical air hostess career lasts eight to 10 years; after that, she can transition to ground tasks, such as working as a check hostess, teaching aspiring air hosts, being a ground hostess, or working at the management level.


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Who is an Air Cabin Crew member?

Flight attendants in the cabin carry out the directions issued by the pilots or co-pilots outside the cockpit. They are also responsible for the safety and comfort of passengers on a flight, and they keep passengers informed as needed.

What are the different career/profession/job options available in the Air Cabin Crew?

  • cabin crew supervisor

  • senior air cabin crew role

  • ground-based job: cabin crew training, recruitment, passenger services, marketing or sales

What is the scope of Air Cabin Crew in India?

Scope for a cabin crew member in India is an advancement to Senior Flight Attendant and then Head Attendant. In addition to a competitive income, several airlines offer additional benefits such as retirement plans and flight and travel discounts.

Types of Air Cabin Crew

  • Flight Attendants

  • Senior Flight Attendants

  • Pursers

  • Onboard chefs

How many years will be required to study for Air Cabin Crew?

A 1-3 year certificate in cabin crew services and hotel management is required. You can also enrol in the "Airline Cabin Crew Training" distance learning course, which needs 40-45 hours of self-study and a 3-hour exam.

What is the basic qualification needed for an Air Cabin Crew?

Working as an airline cabin crew member does not normally necessitate a bachelor's degree. A degree in travel, tourism, hospitality management, leisure, or languages, on the other hand, may be beneficial. A nursing degree might be useful as well.

What are the top universities in India to study Air Cabin Crew?

  1. Livewel Aviation Training Academy, Mumbai

  2. Wings Airline Academy, Mumbai

  3. Classic Air Hostess Training Academy, Mumbai

  4. Flying Cats Academy, Chandigarh

  5. Flytech Aviation Academy, Hyderabad

  6. Y-Linc Academy, Punjab

  7. Periyar University, Salem

What are the top 10 universities abroad to study Air Cabin Crew?

  1. Mount Royal University

  2. Edith Cowan University

  3. University of Liverpool

  4. Swinburne University of Technology

  5. Griffith University

  6. Saint Louis University

  7. Florida Institute of Technology

  8. Bristol, University of the West of England

  9. Coventry University

  10. Fanshawe College

What are the entrance Exams forAir Cabin Crew?

Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Common Entrance Test (AME CET) is required

What skills are required to be an Air Cabin Crew?

  • Good communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • The ability to remain calm in emergencies or when dealing with difficult passengers

  • Diplomacy and tact

  • Good colour vision and hearing

Which type of personality is best for an Air Cabin Crew?

Flight attendants are typically ambitious people, which means they are natural leaders who excel at influencing and convincing others. They are also sociable creatures that thrive in settings where they can interact with, persuade, or assist others. So an extroverted personality suits them the best.

What are the pros & cons of working in the Air Cabin Crew?


  • You gain people and social skills

  • Your friends and family get flying benefits

  • You get paid to see the world

  • You get flying benefits

  • You will never get bored of your work


  • Missing out on important family events

  • A lot of time is spent on commuting

  • It’s hard to maintain relationships

  • You always have to be on standby

  • It’s stressful


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