Scope of Flight Attendant

Scope of flight attendant in coming years

A flight attendant’s primary job profile is to look after the comfort and safety of people travelling in a flight. Flight Attendants are an extension of the cabin crew team. They are given special training for the aircraft they would be working in.

Scope of the profession

The scope of flight attendant career is quite immense. You can work with top airlines globally.  Some of the big names in the industry that can provide gratifying professional avenues are:

  • Air Charters India
  • Air India
  • Aviation India
  • Jet Airways
  • Indigo
  • Go Air Airlines
  • Spicejet
  • Deccan Aviation Ltd

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Attractive remuneration

As seen in the table below, flight attendants earn quite well though the salary structure varies from one airline to another. For some international airlines, the salary structure may be approx. $13.00-$50.00 per flight hours or even more. Many of the airlines maintain a monthly guarantee system of 60-70 flight hours. A Flight Attendant is assured of the number of flights and the flight hours even if he or she may not work for those hours. He or she may receive per diem corresponding to every hour spent far away from the residence, covering miscellaneous expenses and meals.

Flight Attendants Salary by Employer

Name of The Company Salary Range (Per Year)
Air India INR 4,59,000 to INR 4,95,000
plus Retention bonus + other perquisites
Basic Salary Range
(Per Year)
Bonus Total Salary Range
(Per Year)
INR 1,80,000 to INR 7,20,000 Up to INR 1,82,030 INR 2,00,000 to INR 9,39,964

 Flight Attendants Salary by Cities

Name Of The City Median Salary Range (Per Year)
New Delhi, Delhi INR 1,84,902 – INR 6,37,344


Students eager to earn this well can choose to undergo flight attendant training at some reputed aviation institute in Delhi.

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