The Government aided flight carrier Air India proposed to fly an all-women crew of twelve flights which will be plying internationally and over forty flights which will be plying domestically to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2019.
On Women’s Day internationals flights which will be inclusive of an all-women crew will be plying from cities like Delhi & Mumbai and the destination will be majorly Sydney, London, Rome, Shanghai, Paris, Newark, New York, Washington, Chicago & San-Fransisco.
In its recent statement, the airline also added, “Women pilots and cabin crew will be operating Airbus family aircraft as well as dreamliners to over 40 domestic destinations and back to commemorate the occasion.”
The CMD of Air India, Ashwini Lohani also congratulated her women crew for being a strong pillar for the airlines and providing unconditional support during the international and domestic flight journeys.
For international flights, Air India is scheduled to deploy B777 and B787s Dreamlines to for international flights.
Great News For All Women Travelling on Women’s Day
Even the other airlines have gone ahead and offered attractive discounts and offer on this particular occasion. GoAir is offering a free upgrade to all the women passengers who can opt for business class seats ( available on first come first serve basis only).
SpiceJet is scheduled to deploy 22 flights with women-crew to mark the entire day dedicated to women. Also, the women flyers have been rewarded with an option to exercise ‘priority check-in’, they have also been gifted a rose. They have also confirmed to offer a free upgrade to Spicemax seat subject to availability.
Even Jet Airways has stepped in to celebrate the women’s day by operating domestic flights in four routes with an all-women crew. The private carrier has also confirmed that even the ground handling services will be handled solely by women.
They have also planned to surprise few women passengers by gifting them some gifts and hampers during the journey.
All in all, it is a great initiative taken up by these airline carriers to mark the strength and power of the women on this day.