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Air Hostess

Plannedway Services
0 to 2 Years
20,000 - 54,000 Per Month
Posted on 30 Dec 18
Job DescriptionLast Date 28 Feb 19

  • Air hostesses, commonly called flight attendants or stewardesses, tend to passengers on a flight. 
  • They review safety practices before the flight, bring passengers requested items such as pillows or earpieces, serve food and drinks, and ensure that passengers are comfortable throughout the flight. 
  • Air hostesses also conduct safety checks at various times during a flight, instruct passengers during a plane’s descent, and assist in the deplaning process after landing.
  • Air hostesses are employed by all major airline companies. 
  • According to the most recent statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS),a 10% employment growth rate in this field is expected between 2016-2026. 
  • The use of larger planes, with a greater number of passengers on board each flight, is believed to play a major role in this projected employment growth.

Air Hostess Duties and Responsibilities

  • Air hostesses are generally assigned several tasks that must be completed for each flight. 
  • We have examined several job listings and found the following to be among the most commonly mentioned for this occupation:

Attend to Passenger Comfort and Safety

  • The main duty of an air hostess is to ensure the comfort and safety of a plane’s passengers. 
  • Air hostesses review emergency and safety procedures prior to take-off, which includes demonstrating the use of any equipment. 
  • They also fill passenger requests, serve food and beverages, and tend to sick passengers, if needed.

Assist Passengers in Deplaning

  • It is up to air hostesses to instruct and assist passengers throughout the descent and deplaning process. 
  • They ensure that passengers are safely in their seats as the plane descends and that all garbage and loose objects have been removed and secured. 
  • Once the plane has landed, air hostesses assist passengers in removing all carry-on luggage and direct them to the exits to depart the plane.

Conduct Pre- and Post-Flight Checks

  • Air hostesses typically complete a pre-flight check that includes testing and ensuring that all safety equipment is in working condition. 
  • Following the deplaning process, air hostesses conduct a post-flight check to make sure all passenger items have been removed and seats and trays are placed in proper positions. 
  • They might do some light cleaning of an airplane’s interior as part of their post-flight duties.

Air Hostess Skills

  • Great air hostesses are interested in world travel, very good at customer care, highly sociable, and able to carry out a variety of tasks under time pressure. 
  • They should also be detail-oriented, organized, and possess the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Air hostesses should be able to and react to crises and stressful situations in a calm and reassuring manner. 
  • Finally, air hostesses should be in good physical condition and be able to sit and stand for long periods of time. 
  • In addition to these abilities, air hostesses should display the following skills and capabilities:

  • Communicating clearly with others
  • Reassuring passengers in the event of an emergency, making sure they follow safety procedures
  • Ensuring that passengers are made comfortable
  • Maintaining a calm demeanor, positive outlook, and an empathetic nature
  • Exhibiting excellent interpersonal skills
  • Working with a culturally diverse population
  • Looking and acting like a professional at all time

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