Friday, March 04, 2016

Air India's New Delhi-San Francisco flight to have all women crew

New Delhi: Air India will operate the longest all-women crew flight from the national capital to San Francisco on March 6, to celebrate the International Women's day.

The "historic" New Delhi -San Francisco flight would have 14 crew members and four pilots, all of whom would be women. The flight would leave on March 6 and return on March 8.

Besides, the national carrier today said it would be operate over 20 all-women crew flights in domestic routes on March 8 -- the International Women's day.

Air India,, was the first carrier in the world to operate an all-women crew in 1985.
Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani said the flight to San Francisco on March 6 would be a symbol of "women empowerment".
04/03/16 PTI/Economic Times

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