All-Women Crew for Air India’s 20 flights on March 8th
Air India will operate with all-women crew for 20 domestic flights to mark the International Women’s Day on Tuesday.
[dropcap color=”#008040″ boxed=”yes” boxed_radius=”8px” class=”” id=””]T[/dropcap]he Airline official told IANS on Sunday that they would be flying 20 domestic flights manned by all women crew on March 8 to observe the International Women’s Day, the information of the routes and timings are expected to be unveiled by Monday evening.
They have already a set across a record by flying the world’s longest flight manned by all-women crew on Sunday, the flight San Francisco-bound AI173 which took off from New Delhi on Sunday and return on Tuesday to the national capital.
“The national carrier supports the cause of women in every area,” Harpreet Singh Dey, president of the Indian Women Pilots’ Association, said.
Air India celebrates the Day every year by deploying women crew on its select international and domestic routes.
The New Delhi-San Francisco flight saw women handling all operations ranging from cockpit to cabin crew, check-in staff, doctor, customer care staff, entire ground handling staff from operators to technicians, engineers and flight dispatchers and trimmers.
Air India has 3,765 women employees, including women pilots, cabin crew, engineers, technicians, doctors, security personnel and executives.
Company Profile of Air India
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