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You must be eligible to live and work in the UK and have no criminal convictions. The minimum age limit is 18 years. You must have a valid passport that allows you to travel to all of the destinations. Good communication skills and the ability to speak English fluently are essential.

For a level 2 course of Air Hostess qualification, you must be between 18 and 21, have two or more GCSEs at grades 9 to 3 (A* to D), and a valid passport. The candidate must be capable of swimming. English fluency is necessary and prior experience in the customer service sector is preferred.

For an advanced apprenticeship, the candidate must have at least five GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C), or equivalent, including English and Maths. Advanced apprenticeships often last a whole year. The candidates receive on the job training and gain valuable experience from the time spent with a training provider.

A career as an air hostess provides numerous prospects for advancement. After completing the course, a candidate will be able to work for domestic airlines. Air hostess with experience can also serve international airlines. Find out more about air hostess jobs at the Aviation Job Search portal.

As an Air Hostess, you get to know a lot about the airlines, travel destinations and different cultures, so you can become a travel consultant or an agent after leaving this career. Extensive travel experience also opens up the road to become a travel blogger. You also have the option of working on a cruise ship.

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Air Hostess Job Description

Air hostesses, often known as flight attendants or air stewardesses, look after passengers during a flight. They discuss safety procedures before the flight, bring requested things such as cushions, earpieces or other items to passengers, offer food and drinks, and ensure that passengers are comfortable throughout the flight. Air hostesses and Cabin Crew also perform safety checks according to the pre-defined plans during the flight, guide the passengers during the plane's descent, and assist the passengers during the exit. All of the airlines, renowned or not, employ air hostesses. To look for air hostess jobs, you can search on Aviation Job Search.

Air Hostess Job Responsibilities

An air hostess' primary responsibility is to assure the comfort and safety of a plane's passengers. Before takeoff, they are responsible for reviewing emergency and safety protocols, including demonstrating the usage of safety equipment. From filling passenger requests, serving food and beverages, tending to the sick passengers, instructing and assisting passengers throughout the descent, the air hostess must ensure passengers are safely seated. When the plane touches down, air hostesses help passengers remove the luggage and direct them to the plane's exit gates.

Skills Required for Building Air Hostess Career

Great air hostesses must be fond of world travel, excellent at customer service, social, and capable of doing a range of responsibilities under time constraints with attention to detail. Air hostesses must deal with and respond to crises and challenging situations calmly and soothingly. They are required to be physically fit and able to sit and stand for extended periods of time. Air hostesses and other cabin crew are expected to communicate coherently, reassure and calm the passengers in case of an emergency by following safety regulations.  A calm temperament and an empathic nature are a plus.