Air India carried the world’s first passenger journey with an all-women crew on a to and fro flight between New Delhi and San Fransisco. Air India’s competitors like Jet Airways and Vistara Airlines have decided to join this bandwagon ahead of International Women’s Day. Vistara Airlines has announced its plan to launch their very own all-women crew flights, while Jet Airways plan on operating an all-women crew focused on four main sectors. Vistara Airlines has launched this all-women crew flight with loads of new features to attract female travelers who enjoy solo trips. Jet Airways has also launched some attractive discounts for women travelers for Women’s Day 2017 celebrations. Air India operates all-women crew flight ahead of International Women’s Day!
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The #VistaraWomanFlyer service is a way of celebrating International Women’s Day 2017 which falls on March 8. The innovative airline company also plans to make Vistara’s Mumbai-Amritsar flight have an all-women crew and will be a part of their #WomenWhoMakeUsFly celebrations. The Vistara Woman Flyer, which focuses mainly on solo female travellers also comes with exclusive benefits like baggage assistance as well as transport assistance on arrival. Another innovative move by Vistara is that the female tourists get an option of choosing their seats on the flight. Also Read - Karnataka Announces 6-Month Child Care Leave For Women Employees; Low-Interest Rate To Entrepreneurs
Jet Airways has also revealed their plans of having all women cockpit and cabin crew for its four main sectors, Mumbai-Delhi, Mumbai-Chennai, Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Bengaluru. Jet Airways will have an all women team to manage the ticketing, security, cargo, ramp and ground operations staff for these flights. Jet Airways have also come up with a special discount for women travellers. The international airlines are offering flat 10% discount for booking any flight across its network between March 8 and March 13. Also Read - Congress MLA Gifted a Horse on International Women's Day, Rides it to Jharkhand Assembly
These scheme from the airline companies come as a way for celebrating International Women’s Day and can also be seen as a way of liberating women. The launch of this all-women crew not only motivated women in the male-dominated aviation industry but also helps promote solo women travelers to travel without much hassle. Vistara Airlines’ move of allowing women to choose their own seats also promoted the idea of freedom of choice.