Every year Air India operates an all women crew to honor International Women’s day. This crew is actually all women crew including pilots, cabin crew, doctor, ground staff, customer care staff and even technicians, operators, engineers, flight dispatchers and trimmers.
Apart from operating 22 domestic all women flights, Air India is going to create a new world record of longest all women flight from Delhi to San Francisco this year. The flight AI 173 Boeing 777-LR has departed on Sunday including 4 pilots and 10 cabin crew members. It shall come back on International Women’s Day – March 8, 2016.
This non-stop flight is covering 12300 KMs taking time of about 16 hours. Right before take off, Pilot Ramya Kirti told a leading news channel that this flight symbolizes women empowerment and will inspire women to step out of their comfort zone to achieve success in male dominated fields too.
Air India is operating this all women flight since 1985. Salute to womanhood!