Air India to Celebrate International Women’s Day This Year Too
Celebrating the take-off of the longest operated flight with all women crew. (Photo: Facebook/<a href="https://www.facebook.com/AirIndia/photos/a.591175584357647.1073741845.251462618328947/691110974364107/?type=3&amp;theater">Air India</a>)
Celebrating the take-off of the longest operated flight with all women crew. (Photo: Facebook/Air India)

Air India to Celebrate International Women’s Day This Year Too

Air India’s longest all-women crew flight from New Delhi to San Francisco took off on 6 March, to celebrate the International Women’s day.

Flying the all women flight on Delhi-San Francisco route ‪‎AI-173‬, ‪‎Air India has made a new ‪world record of being the longest operated flight by all women crew including the pilots. Even all ground activities were handled by women.
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(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Air India)

Besides, the national carrier on Friday said it would be operating over 20 all-women crew flights in domestic routes on 8 March – the International Women’s day.

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Air India was the first carrier in the world to operate an all-women crew in 1985.

The state-run airline has around 3,800 women in workforce comprising 27,500 people.

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(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/Air India

Every year, Air India operates all-women flights to celebrate the International Women’s Day.

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