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Hospitality – Reaching for the stars, with a Smile
The aviation industry is always on the lookout for airhostesses/stewards who can make their passengers’ journey easier and more comfortable. One of the few careers which does not demand any 3 year long course, it is ideal for aspirants looking to earn a good salary right after school. Travel, glamour, and living the fast life are other perks of the job.
The job requires strong conviction, commitment and hard work. Apart from this, the course involves learning about the technical aspects of aircraft operation as well as developing skills to tackle difficult situations.
To be a good cabin crew member, one should be:
- Well groomed, as they are the image-builder of the company.
- Calm and sober enough to be able to effectively deal with people from all sorts of backgrounds, from those who see cabin crew as some sort of servants, to those who'll be gazing at them in awe.
- Capable of taking up the responsibility of looking after the needs, comforts and safety of people
- Physically active and in good health. Flying can be quite stressful physically and hence the airline checks aspirants for physical fitness.