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Qualifications to Become an Air Hostess

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A professional career as an air hostess takes a lot more than the glitz and glam. Yes, that’s a life you sign up to; where luxury and perks become a part of your life but there’s a lot more that is involved before you get that envious lifestyle and perfect job!

Meeting eligibility criteria to fulfilling airline expectations to knowing recognized institutes that not only make you job-ready but also give you certificates recognized across the industry; there’s so much that you need to be sure of and equip yourself with!

Before we begin, let’s look at the eligibility criteria you need to meet to become an air hostess.

Eligibility Criteria:

Often, young aspirants have one common query: Can I become an air hostess after 12th? Yes, that’s the age and the minimum qualification that sets you on the path of a new career and so it is for an air hostess. The response is positive: YES, you can become an air hostess or a flight attendant after 12th. What other requirements do you need to meet?


  • Age: 18-26 (Maximum 27) – Domestic Airlines/ International Airlines – may vary.
  • Height: 5’2” (155 – 157 Centimeters)
  • Weight: Proportionate to Height
  • Passport: Holder of or Eligible for Indian Passport
  • Vision: 6/6 in both eyes.
  • Communication: Mastery in Spoken English
  • Skin: Clear, no tattoos allowed on visible areas


  • Age: 18-26 (Maximum 27) – Domestic Airlines/ International Airlines – may vary.
  • Height: 5’7” (170-172 Centimeters)
  • Weight: Proportionate to Height
  • Passport: Holder of or Eligible for Indian Passport
  • Vision: 6/6 in both eyes.
  • Communication: Mastery in Spoken English
  • Skin: Clear, no tattoos allowed on visible areas

On how to become an air hostess after 12th; the very first criteria is that the candidate must have cleared higher secondary education with no mandatory benchmark percentage. However, some airlines prefer 60% as the minimum percentage required for an air hostess candidate. Once that is sorted, there are an array of air hostess courses and certifications you can pursue. Let us list it out for you.

Airhostess Courses & Certifications

Course Provider

Online-Learning: Is it Beneficial?

The pandemic has taken the world virtually; from work-from-home to education, there has been a sea change in the way things are carried out in the post-pandemic era. With blanket e-learning facilities being adopted by the education sector, the aviation institutes too have adapted to the shift. Nevertheless, students continue to be in a dilemma as to whether online learning is worth the same as physical classes. Let us do a quick analysis.

  • Easy on the pocket,
  • Saves your commute or relocation
  • Helps you learn from the comfort of your home
  • Allows you to pursue multiple courses
  • Equips you with recognized certificates with guidance from industry experts,
  • Prepares you for interviews,
  • Offers placement assistance

Here you go! The benefits couldn’t be put together in a better way! What more can one ask for!

In addition to this, the institutes prepare you in such a way that you are industry-ready. Of course, the airline will be training you once your candidature is selected but the initial groundwork that is needed to land that job is taken care of by the institute. What you get is industry training plus skill training right from soft skills to interpersonal to intrapersonal skills.

Virtual Courses:

  • Cabin Crew & Ground Handling Career
    All these courses include and cover these must-have skills:
  • English Communication Challenge
  • Personality Enhancement Challenge
  • Art of Grooming
  • Interview Skills

Learning Outcomes:

  • What it takes to become a Cabin Crew and Ground Handling Staff
  • How to start earning within few months
  • How to improve your spoken English
  • How to develop an impressive and confident personality
  • How to become a better version of yourself
  • How to develop Class, Poise and Professionalism
  • How to prepare yourself for Airline interviews
  • How to change the way you look with outstanding professional Grooming

Not just this, the institute ensures that you are ready for the D-day. The steps from preparing the right resume, to the technique of qualifying and cracking that interview, it covers it all. Let’s look at your D-day at a glance.

Course Provider

Skylark Virtual Institute

Did you know Skylark Virtual Institute is one of the only aviation, travel, and hospitality institutes that is managed by industry experts and comes with 35+ years of experience?

Airhostess Training Fees

The digital training module for Cabin Crew & Ground Handling Career Blueprint starts at an unimaginably affordable price and what is an air hostess salary you take home?

air hostess salary

Average Entry-level Salaries:

Domestic: INR 35,000 – 48,000/-

International: INR 75,000 – 1.25 Lacs

A profitable investment indeed and mighty addition to your career graph! Click here for additional details. A career as an air hostess is undoubtedly promising. Nonetheless, you need to be the best among the best to enter into the profession; thousands of candidates send in their CV’s and a select few get shortlisted. If you want to be among the ‘select few then you need to equip yourself with the right skills and training. Skylark Institute of Travel prepares you to realize your dream career with its industry-specific, best-in-class course. Sign up for our next webinar here and give wings to your potential.

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