Air India to operate 22 flights with all-women crew for Women’s Day

I have to admit, while their frequent flyer program is not going to be any good, Air India are going all out to make an impression on the occasion of International Women’s Day tomorrow. Not just that, they have been operating flights with all-women crew since 1985.

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Posted by Air India on Sunday, March 6, 2016

World’s longest flight operated by an all-women crew

For starts, they already have had the longest flight in the world ever operated by an all-female crew take off from Delhi on March 6, 2016 and arrive in San Francisco on the same day. All the crew involved with this flight, right from cabin crew, cockpit crew to the flight technician and all the ground staff involved. AI 174, the return leg of this flight will also be operated by an all-women crew, to arrive in Delhi on March 8, 2016.

Here are some pictures they posted on Facebook:

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Posted by Air India on Sunday, March 6, 2016

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Posted by Air India on Saturday, March 5, 2016

 

20 all-women crew operated domestic flights on March 8, 2016

To match up the international flight, Air India will also be operating 20 flights across India with an all-women crew.

If you are on one of those flights, do give the wonderful crew a shout out!

About Ajay Awtaney

Ajay is a financial services pro, working to bring order to the chaos of the financial industry on an everyday basis! Beyond that, he dons the hat of India's favourite frequent traveller, trying to help people elevate their travel experience via tips and tricks they never knew before, or introduce them to the world of miles and points. Armed with an MBA from MDI Gurgaon and graduate degree in computer science from the University of Delhi, Ajay brings a systematic and objective approach on the table for his audience in dissecting travel and loyalty programs in India and around the world, and how to benefit from them. Ajay has been quoted in various reputed traditional and online media including The Hindustan Times, Inside Flyer, Bloomberg, DNA India, Conde Nast Traveller, The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror, Mint, MoneyLife and The USA Today.

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