Middle class youth foresee an opportunity for dream job in Airlines industry

December 23rd, 2007 - 8:15 pm ICT by admin  

Chandigarh, Dec.23 (ANI): The booming Indian aviation industry is becoming a major draw for several middle-class youngsters in the country, many of whom are from small towns.
The Flight attendent training schools are offering a big hope for all. Anju Garg is one such young girl. She comes from a middle-class family and aspires to be an air-hostess. Her shopkeeper father Kashmiri Lal didnt mind borrowing money to ensure his daughters enrolment at a flight attendant training institute.
Anju, the aspiring air-hostess, developed fascination to become an air-hostess while studying in standard X. She waited till graduation on parents advice but now having done with her Bachelors degree she is all out to realise here long cherished dream. With the airlines expanding in the country, a number of institutes have mushroomed to help aspirants build a career in the airline industry.
The training institutes are a big help in grooming ones personality. Be it applying a face mask, to the make up, to hair-do it teaches one everything.
Improving communication skills and learning to converse in English are two major areas that these institutes lay their maximum stress on besides teaching other important aspects of the job in airlines. The training brings a complete makeover in ones self as per the needs of the industry.
According to an air-hostess aspirant, a charming and pleasing personality is a must for the job, besides a patient behaviour.
A high salary package offered by the service industry is drawing youngsters, she added.
It’s a profession where service is the key to succeed.
From the art of introducing oneself to spoken English and body language, required to become a professional, all are taught to perfection at the air-hostess training institutes.
During a flight, an airhostess is the mistress of all that she surveys in an aircraft. Inside the aircraft, she is the one who is seen everywhere, elegantly helping the passengers and greeting them with a smile.
According to Samir Walia, Vice President P.R, Frankfinn institute of Air-hostess training, there was a different perception and a bit of a taboo in terms of joining the industry a few years ago. Now with open sky policies and more and more people travelling, the view point is changing.
More youngsters are coming forward to take up the career of a flight attendant. According to Walia, there are openings in all these three industries hospitality, aviation and travel. (ANI)

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