Tuesday, December 11, 2007


Air Hostess Academy (AHA) is a pioneer in the development and nourishment of skilled manpower for the service industry and is the first of its kind in India. Set up in 1997, AHA received the Education Training Ratna Award and is also the recipient of Golden Peacock Award for Innovative Training for two consecutive years. AHA started with only three students but the stupendous response and the foresight of its chief executive officer Mr. Akash Gupta and the director Ms. Sapna Gupta led to its phenomenal growth.
A recipient of the Rotary Ratna Award, AHA is the first institute of its own kind in the world to receive a validation for both its one year and two year diploma from the University of Cambridge, International Examinations (CIE) - UK. The comprehensive training module adopted by AHA has produced the desired results which led the Service industry to sit up and take notice. The first batch of AHA was placed in various renowned Airlines and Hotels and the recruits achieved considerable success in their respective fields. Buoyed by the encouraging response by the service sector, AHA decided to spread their wings and many more centers of the institute followed.
Today AHA is an ISO 9001: 2000 certified company, which caters to the service industry, literally, from Ground to Air. Since its inception in 1997, AHA has gained tremendous reputation in the domestic market as a skilled human resource provider for the Service Sector. Today, it enjoys an enviable position in the market as it caters to the manpower requirements in airlines and hotels such as Qatar Airways, American Airlines, Emirates, Finn Air, Oman Air, Virgin Atlantic, Sri Lankan Airlines, Jet Airways, China Eastern Airlines, Air Deccan, Spicejet, Kingfisher Airlines, Taj Palace Hotel, ITC Maurya Sheraton, Shangri-La Hotel, Radisson Hotel, Hyatt Regency, Grand Hyatt, The Oberoi’s, Rambagh Hotel, Rajputana Sheraton, Hotel Le Meridien, Hotel Taj Blue Diamond and Mughal Sheraton Hotels and many more. Currently AHA has 30 centers in cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Jaipur, Dehradun, Pune, Chandigarh, Guwahati, Ahmedabad, Raipur, Jammu, Indore, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Ludhiana, Vadodara, Siliguri, Bhuwaneshwar and Bangalore.
Apart from catering to the aviation industry AHA provides training to the entire Service Industry including aviation, hotel, air catering organizations, ground services and MNC etc. The selection of the students for the academy is done carefully and each batch is limited to a manageable number, enabling them to give personal attention to each student. The individual are gauged on their lifestyles, levels of responsiveness, communication skills and past experiences, if any. Only those with a positive attitude and perseverance are enrolled. Once in, the candidates are driven hard because the institute demands the best out of each. The training imparted to the students at AHA match the quality standards laid down by the aviation, hotel and other industries in the service sector. The students excel in, soft skills, grooming, personality development and various other skills which are required in service industry. As an unbeatable combination, these offerings are orchestrated to produce some of the best hospitality professionals in the aviation and hospitality industry. So much so that the students require very little training from the organizations in which they are recruited. They only need to be introduced to the peculiarities and discerning features of the organizations that employ them.
The design of the curriculum is based on the demands of the service industry (Aviation, Hotels, Tourism and Hospitality sector). Candidates aspiring for a successful career in the service Sector can look forward to the course in: -
Aviation & Hospitality Management (Diploma Course) – Duration one year.
Diploma course in Global Aviation & Hospitality Management- Duration two years.
Candidates are subjected to a comprehensive training, which includes -Essential Cabin Crew Training, Foreign Language – German, Hotel Management, International Ticketing & Tourism, Personality Development and Public Relations, Communication, First Aid training from The Red Cross Society, Industrial Training – in any of the leading Hotels or Catering Service organizations (preference given to only outstanding / deserving candidates) and In-Flight & In-House Training at Hospitality industry. Recently swimming has also been included in AHA’s curriculum.
AHA has a faculty of renowned professionals from the Aviation, Hotel and Tourism industry. They include professionals from Domestic and International Airlines, Hotels, Head of Human Resource from Airlines and Hotels, Customer Care / Service professionals.
Under its expansion scheme, currently with 30 centers across the country, AHA is all set to open centers in cities like Lucknow, Goa, Hyderabad, Shillong, and many other cities in India. Looking at the growth of the industry, AHA is also planning to step in the international mark very soon.

AHA SILIGURI has one of the best Faculty in town, the best infrastructure, helping the students with educatinal laona and even providing part time jobs while they do their studies to get a little bit of pocket money and even to get little bit of working exp before they step in the world for JOBS....

2nd Floor, Uday Sankar Sarani,
Near Shanti Nursing Home
Siliguri- 734001

Ph: 0353: 2526471, 6457089