New Delhi: Air India Group is operating 90 flights with all-female crew on Women’s Day. Air India Group female pilots have set a record by flying these flights on time since March 1.
Women’s Day was celebrated across the country yesterday. On this occasion, various special programs were organized on behalf of private enterprises. In that way, from March 1 to yesterday, Air India Group operated 90 flights with an all-female crew, including the pilot. Air India operated 40 domestic and international flights, Air India Express 10 flights to Gulf countries and AirAsia 40 domestic flights. Women pilots flew those planes on time and set a record.
Alok Singh, Chief Executive Officer of Air India Express, said, “We strive to give equal rights to women at all levels, including senior positions in our company. 40 per cent of Air India Group’s total employees are women. While the aviation industry is dominated by men, we are proud to have women in key positions in our company,” he said.
40% of Air India Group’s total employees are women. 15% of airline pilots are women. Air India has the highest number of women pilots (200) in the country. Air India Express and AirAsia have 97 female pilots.
In memory of JRT Tata..: Tata Group founder JRT Tata started Tata Airlines in 1932. The company was taken over by the central government after independence and operated under the name of Air India. Now Air India is back under Tata control. In this case, Air India Group is flying 90 flights with all women to mark the completion of 90 years of commercial service of Tata Airlines.