All women crew of air India will cross the North Pole for the first time while flying between San Francisco and Bengaluru on Jan 9th

2021-01-09 14:41:58 Logistics News (Airlines & Aviation)

All-women cockpit crew will operate the inaugural Air India's San Francisco-Bengaluru flight on January 9th Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said.

The Air India flight which takes off from the West coast of United States  will fly on January 9th over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route to reach Bengaluru, a senior official of the airline said.

“All women cockpit crew consisting of Capt Zoya Aggarwal, Capt Papagari Thanmai, Capt Akansha Sonaware & Capt Shivani Manhas will operate the historic inaugural flight between Bengaluru & San Francisco,” Puri said on Twitter.

Air India’s woman power flies high around the world

The aerial distance between San Francisco and Bengaluru is one of the longest in the world. “Air India’s woman power flies high around the world,” Puri said.

Air India has operated flights through the North Pole in the past where there are violent fluctuations in weather but it was all operated by Males.

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