Flight Attendant roles, responsibilities, descriptions, duties and salary

Flight Attendant job roles, responsibilities, descriptions, duties and salary

Date of posting: 30 Aug 21

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What Does a Flight Attendant Do?

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Job designation: - Flight Attendant

The job role of a flight attendant is of professionalism and well-being. It is a job where you have to deal with people with good behaviour, calm attitude and professionalism. A flight attendant has to be very polite when they are greeting or serving customer needs.


Duties and responsibilities of a Flight Attendant

A flight attendant’s duty is to pay attention to the needs of the passengers and be alert because sometimes anyone might require you to bring food or beverages to them. They could even ask to help you regarding handling their luggage.

  • Guiding passenger to their seats

  • Making procedures of flight understandable by passenger both young and old

  • Providing them food and beverages when they require it

  • Monitoring the situation for any issue regarding passenger, food or luggage

  • Providing assistance to cabin crew whenever required

Places of employment for a Flight Attendant

Work schedule of a Flight Attendant

They have to work for 90 hours on the flight and 50 hours additional. It may be more based on the work allotted to them because they have to deal with people mostly.


Qualifications required to become a Flight Attendant


A flight attendant may not require that much sophisticated education but a bachelor’s degree combined with technical awareness and good communication can alone do the job. Perfect grooming skills is very much required to appear neat and clean.


Under-graduate courses to become a Flight Attendant


  • Bachelor’s degree from any stream


Eligibility to pursue the course: -


  • Minimum 50 to 60 percent during class 12th

  • A certificate in computer operations


Key/Technical skills

  • Being polite and humble towards children and adults

  • Following safety protocols at times of trouble

  • Assisting passengers with their luggage

  • Thorough analysis of passenger seats

  • Reporting to management and officials of current situation

Salary expectations

  • Average salary: - Rs. 5.19 lakhs per annum

  • Entry level salary: - Rs. 2.42 lakhs per annum 

  • Experienced-level salary: - Rs. 10 lakhs per annum

Process of getting the job of a Flight Attendant

  • Job searching on LinkedIn or Indeed for Flight Attendant posts

  • Checking out any institution’s profile and requirements for a Flight Attendant

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