Air Hostess/ Cabin Crew Courses - Course Overview

Duration: 1.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 1,00,000 / Year


About Air Hostess/ Cabin Crew Courses

Individuals who want to pursue careers in the aviation industry can pick from a selection of certificate and diploma programmes after completing 10+2. Women who want to pursue a career as air hostesses have a great scope in this industry and can enroll for courses like Ground Staff and Cabin Crew Training to start working with reputed airlines.

These courses comprise a combination of classroom learning and practical training to familiarize the candidates with the various procedures of the aviation industry and things that a person needs to keep in mind while flying. Careers in this field are not exclusively for women. Men can also apply for courses in this field and potential candidates can get great jobs.

Type of Air Hostess/ Cabin Crew Courses:

Name of the Programme

Type of Programme


Air Hostess/Flight Purser

Certificate Programme

8 months

International Airlines and Travel Management

Certificate Programme

4 to 6 months

Aviation Hospitality & Travel Management

Certificate Programme

10 months

Air Ticketing & Tourism

Certificate Programme

6 months

Certificate in Aviation Security and Safety

Certificate Programme

5 days

Airport Ground Management

Certificate Programme

6 months to 1 year

Diploma in Ground Staff and Cabin Crew Training

Diploma Programme

6 months to 1 year

Air Hostess Diploma

Diploma Programme

1 year

Air Cargo Practices & Documentation

Diploma Programme

1 year

Hospitality, Travel and Customer Service

Diploma Programme

1 year

Professional Ground Staff Services

Diploma Programme

1 year

Airport Ground Staff Training with On-job Training

Diploma Programme

7 months

PG Diploma in Aviation and Hospitality Services

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

3 months

PG Diploma in Airport Ground Services

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

1 year

PG Diploma in Aviation, Hospitality, Travel & Customer Service

Postgraduate Diploma Programme

3 months

BBA in Aviation

Undergraduate Degree

2 years

MBA in Aviation Management

Postgraduate Degree

2 years

Air Hostess/ Cabin Crew Courses Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum Qualification Requirements: 10+2
  • Minimum Marks Requirement: 45% to 50% (varies from institute to institute)
  • Age Requirements: 17 to 26

Admission Process:

Diploma and Certificate Courses:

  • Candidates seeking admissions can apply directly at institutes offering these certificate and diploma courses.
  • Selection for these courses is done on the basis of screening process that comprises activities to check communication and aptitude skills of candidates.
  • An entrance exam is also conducted by some of the airlines or institute offering the programme. Candidates who clear the exam will be selected for the programme.

BBA and MBA Programmes:

  • Admission to the BBA Programme is done on the basis of entrance exams for students who have passed class 12 board exams.
  • Candidates who have completed graduation can apply for the MBA programme and admissions are done on the basis of score in management entrance exams, personal interviews and group discussions.

Air Hostess/ Cabin Crew Courses Syllabus

Popular Subjects:

Aircraft Familiarization

Emergency Situation Handling

In-flight Procedures

Food & Catering Services

Airport Familiarization

Personality Development

Flight Evaluation

Communication Skills

Passenger Handling

First Aid

Passenger Psychology

Grooming and Presentation

Leadership and Inter-Department Coordination

Technical Training (Basic Aircraft Functions, Safety Procedures, etc.)


Career Options and Job Prospects

Career prospects for air hostesses are excellent as there is a permanent requirement for candidates who can serve as flight crew for different airlines and serve the customers. There are various domestic as well as international airlines that an air hostess can apply for depending on her skill as well as experience in the Industry. Following are some popular airlines that recruit air hostesses in India:

  • Indian Airlines
  • Alliance Air
  • Air India
  • United Air
  • Go Air
  • Jet Airways
  • British Airways
  • Lufthansa
  • Qantas Airlines
  • Gulf Air
  • Delta Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Cathay Pacific

Salary of an air hostess who is starting her career can vary from Rs. 16,000 to Rs. 30,000 per month. Experience and hours spent flying are of utmost importance in this industry. After two years in the industry, air hostesses can earn up to Rs. 75,000 per month.

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