Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Int'l Women's Day: SpiceJet to operate 10 flights with all-women crew

New Delhi: SpiceJet on Tuesday said it will be operating a total of 10 flights with all-women crew to celebrate the International Women's Day.

Additionally, the flight dispatch offices at Delhi and Mumbai airports will also be operated by all-women staff, the airline's statement said.

The aforementioned 10 flights will be operated on the Hyderabad-Tirupati, Tirupati-Hyderabad, Delhi-Srinagar, Srinagar-Delhi, Mumbai-Delhi, Mumbai-Srinagar, Srinagar-Mumbai, Gwalior-Kolkata, Ahmedabad-Udaipur and Udaipur-Ahmedabad sectors, it said.

"Out of the total number of pilots at SpiceJet, around 14 per cent are women," it noted.

In a first of its kind initiative, the airline conducted an exclusive recruitment drive for women pilots for its Boeing 737 and Bombardier Q400 fleet in March 2018, it stated.

08/03/22 PTI/Business Standard

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