Monday, June 20, 2022

Top Air Hostess Training Institutes in Nepal

Air Hostess or Flight attendant or flight steward are members of an aircrew employed primarily to ensure the safety and secondly the comfort of passengers during flights. Every airline aims at providing a complete in-flight service to its passengers. In-flight service is the pivotal part of the whole operation system of an airlines. And the responsibility of in-flight service lies on the shoulders of the Cabin Crew commonly known as Air Hostess or Flight Attendant. On this ground it would not be an exaggeration to say that in many ways Air Hostess are the brand ambassadors of an airline.

Many young girls opt for this career because of the exciting experience of flying, visiting different places, interacting with different kinds of people on board and for the attractive pay package. Air Hostess job is for those with an inclination towards customer service, and more importantly, a passion to fly. Though this career offers an exciting experience and a handsome salary, it is not as easy as it seems. This is a highly demanding job which involves odd duty hours and requires a lot of patience. Air hostess' duty is not just to serve food and drinks. They are to handle passengers during any emergencies, counsel passengers and provide first aid services. And those who can handle the tiresome and unpredictable lifestyle, there's nothing quite like flying through the air as an Air hostess.

Air Hostesses work in shifts which involve irregular hours, working weekends and public holidays, and spending time away from home. They work long hours in a pressurized cabin and must adjust to varying climatic conditions and different time zones.

Eligibility for an Airhostess training Programme is plus two (+2). For a person with a diploma degree in Aviation / Hotel Management or Tourism Management can also pursue graduation degree in Aviation. But more important, the applicant should be physically fit with a pleasing personality and good communication skills. Eligibility for Air hostess job is based on a written test, group discussion and personal interview with a panel of aviation experts. The aspirant must be eligible to hold a Nepali Passport (for applying to International airlines) with a minimum height of 157.5 centimeters. Minimum arm reach of 212cms (on tip toes), which enables you to reach emergency equipment on all aircraft types The weight should be in proportion to height. Further, one must be unmarried, with normal eyesight of 6/6 uncorrected vision in each eye (relaxable depending on the airline. Fluency in English, Nepali, and knowledge of an international language is an added advantage.

Those who qualify in the written examination have to appear for a group discussion followed by a personal interview of successful candidates. If selected you will be on training for 2 to 3 weeks in which time you learn about service, grooming, safety and first aid, after which you are initially put on trainee flights.

Employement can be found with private owned domestic as well as international airlines. The job of an Air hostess is one of the most sought after career in the aviation job market. With privatisation and foreign collaboration increasing every day, the future of an airhostess is very appealing. With increasing competition among private airlines companies in Nepal, the service and fleet size of these companies are ever expanding. This has created a good prospect of job for an air hostess in Nepal. Career as a flight attendant last for about 8- 10 years, after that you could move on to the other duties like checking hostess, flight hostess/ flight attendant trainer of worked in the management level. One can also diversify into any one of the other departments in the airline industry. An Air Hostess has every chance to be promoted to the post of Senior Flight Attendant and then Head Attendant.

The profession is glamorous, prestigious and at the same time well paid. The financial pay-off is impressive—Rs 30,000 to Rs 75,000 a month with a domestic airline and Rs 50,000 to Rs 400,000 in an international company.

Air Hostess Training is important for those aspiring an Air Hostess career. Being an air hostess is a dream of a lifetime for many young Nepali girls, but to achieve it they have to go through a tiresome Air hostess training program. Once they complete their primary training from the institutes Air Hostesses have to go through the training sessions of the respective airlines too.

The average fee for Air Hostess Training program ranges from Rs. 30,000/- to Rs. 40,000/-. Generally, the duration of training course is from Three to Four months.

Some of the popular institutes providing Air Hostess Training course in Nepal are as follows:

1. Flytech International
Address: New Plaza, Putalisadak, Kathmandu and Chabahil, Chuchchepati, Kathmandu
Phone : 977-1-4532169 | 9841245427 (Putalisadak), 977-1-4497736 | 4493661 (Chabahil)

2. Global Wings
Address:  Putalisadak, Kathmandu
Phone: 014233864,015351689, 9802070971

3. Air Hostess Training Institute Private Limited
Address: New Baneshwor, Kathmandu
Phone: 4783564, 9813624316

4. Sahara International Airhostess Academy
Address: Durbarmarg, Kathmandu and Rajmarg Chauraha, Butwal
Phone: Kathmandu Office - 014262216 , 9802670421; Butwal Office - 071550360 , 9857038851

5. Geeta Aviation
Address: Putalisadak, Kathamndu
Phone: 977-1-4218313, 977-1-4216286, 977-9801010102