National carrier Air India expressed its respect towards women by operating over 20 all-women operating flights to three continents and seven domestic routes as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations. Air India operated flights on the Delhi-Sydney, the Delhi-London and the Delhi-San Francisco sector thereby covering Europe, Australia and the US by flights all operated by women crew. Earlier, Air India created history by flying the world’s longest all-women operated and supported flight from Delhi to San Francisco on March 6.Today out of the total number of all-women flights, operated in the domestic sector – three Flights were from Delhi, eight flights in Mumbai, seven flights in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad: and one flight from Kolkata was operated by an all women cabin crew. Besides, in some cities cultural events were organized by Air India employees, especially from IFS Dept, to commemorate the occasion. The flag carrier has the biggest women workforce of about 3800 women employees including women pilots, cabin crew, engineers, technicians, doctors, security personnel and executives.
Air India celebrated International Women’s Day by operating 20 all-women flights