Which Country Operates world Longest All Women Flight – India

Which Country Operates world Longest All Women Flight – India

  • National carrier Air India successfully flew the World’s longest all-woman operated and supported flight from the national capital New Delhi to San Francisco (United States).
  • The flight was operated as part of International Women’s Day celebrations and travelled a distance of around 14,500 kilometres in close to 17 hours.
  • The non-stop flight to San Francisco took off on 6th March 2016 from New Delhi.

Key facts

  • The flight was under the command of Kshamta Bajpayee and Shubhangi Singh.
  • They were supported by First Officers Ramya Kirti Gupta and Amrit Namdhari.
  • Entire operations in this historic flight on one of the world’s longest route were handled by women.
  • They handled all operations including cockpit crew to cabin crew, check-in staff, doctor, customer care staff, ATC (air traffic control) and the entire ground-handling.
  • Currently, National carrier Air India has about 3,800 women employees, including pilots, engineers, cabin crew, doctors, technicians, security personnel and executives.

 

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