Airlines fly all-female crews for International Women's Day

Airlines fly all-female crews for International Women's Day

Mrs Thanuja Lankathilaka, is General Manager of Indusky Aviation, the Passenger GSA for Air India at Sri Lanka.

According to Air India, the all-women crew flights would be travelling to various worldwide destinations which includes-New York, San Francisco, Washington, Newark and Chicago, along with Milan, Singapore and Frankfurt.

The world's top female athletes on Thursday took to Twitter to celebrate International Women's Day, spreading positivity and sharing stories of perseverence over the course of their careers with the hope of igniting support and resistance to women everywhere.

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Air India will operate the all-women crew flight tomorrow from Chennai to Colombo and then from Colombo to New Delhi, the Indian High Commission said in a statement today.

There were also Emirati women working in flight dispatch and cargo operations, and other female staff doing security checks on the ground before the plane was cleared to fly.

The airline has been organising such events saluting women power and added that a series of cultural and creative events will be organised throughout its network on March 8.

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The special flight EK 225, operated in time for International Women's Day, flew thousands of miles from Dubai all the way to San Francisco in the United States, and this was all made possible by the more than 75 women from more than 25 nationalities. Women will operate worldwide services from Kochi, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Mangalore, Mumbai and Delhi airports. Celebrations will be held in all offices of Air India Express.

As per the data of 2017 the airline consisted of about three thousand eight hundred women in workforce out of twenty-seven thousand five hundred people.

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