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Aircademy — Preparing future front-liners of Aviation

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So you want to be working in the aviation industry? You have that dream of becoming a cabin crew? Who wouldn’t want the opportunity to be a global brand ambassador flying to all four corners of the world!

Since I started blogging about aviation many years back, one of the most frequently asked question is “How do I become a flight steward/stewardess?”. I have tried answering each of the emails with quite the same reply, “you can try attending the walk-in interviews organised by various airlines throughout the year and make sure you are well prepared”.

Well I guess many took my advice and went to try their luck, but very few that really understand the second part of my statement which is “…make sure you are well prepared”. In the end many came home frustrated and demotivated after failing at the rigorous multiple stages of evaluation.

So how do you prepare for such interview? The obvious answer is by learning from various sources and “guru”. Yes, go search on the Internet on many topics related to aviation and hospitality (and I really mean it when I say MANY!) also ways to highlight and improve your personal skills and strength. you need to also talk to those who have already been in the industry and those who have attended similar interviews in the past. Impossible? No. Hard-work, YES!

Alternatively, why don’t you consider learning all this in a more formal and structured manner and earn a formal certificate at the end of the day?! This is where academies like Aircademy comes into the picture.


Photo taken from Aircademy’s Facebook.

At Aircademy, their mission is:

to ensure that our students are the best candidates for the job. Our experienced trainers and specially designed programmes provide our students the edge in front line service knowledge. Focus is also placed on developing our student’s communicative skills in the English language. This then prepares our students mentally and physically to ensure that they are prepared for a career in the Travel and Hospitality Industry.

In my own words, they do whatever I wrote earlier in terms of preparing yourself for a career as a front-liner in aviation and hospitality industry.

Not only they have modules which will educate you on the industry, they will also equip you with skills that are relevant such as language, grooming, swimming (yes!), the way you carry yourself and industry related knowledge.


Photo taken from Aircademy’s Facebook.

One of their effort in preparing their students is by inviting guest speakers from the industry. I was invited to speak about my experience as an aviation blogger and a frequent traveler recently.



I had an awesome time interacting with the students which I can see are ready to conquer the job market out there 🙂


It was an evening session, so I made sure it was not a one-way traffic. We played some cool Instagram/twitter games and I spoke quite a bit on how social media can change the landscape of customer service.


Many thanks to the trainers for the invitation. By the way trainers at Aircademy are people with real-life experience as a cabin crew so they know what they are talking about 🙂

Let’s hope that I get the chance to talk to the students more often. I don’t mind doing this as it is my little contribution in making our airlines/airports excel even more with good quality of front-liners.

One for my album 🙂



To those interested to know more about Aircademy’s courses, head on to their website or social media listed below:

Website: http://aircademy.com.my/index.html

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Aircademy/

Or leave a comment down here and I’ll hook you up!

Azuan Zahdi

Malaysia's first aviation blogger. AzuanZahdi.com started in 2006 and has been my little online space where I document my travel and aviation stories. Opinions on AzuanZahdi.com are my own and not the views of any organizations I am attached or affiliated to.

  1. hello, saya baru dapat result spm 2014, dan mempunyai 3 kredit termasuk bm, bi saya hanya lulus biasa dan tidak mendapat kredit. saya amat minat untuk menjadi seorang pramugara dan ingin memasuku course ini. adakah saya layak?

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