Air India just completed the world’s longest flight with an all-women crew
India’s national carrier Air India made history by flying the world’s longest continuous flight from Delhi to San Francisco, operated by an all-women crew.
Organised for the International Women’s Day, flight AI 73 travelled a distance of 14,500 kilometres over 17 hours. It took off from Delhi on Mar. 6 and landed in San Francisco on Mar. 7. The crew flew back to Delhi on Mar. 8.
It is being helmed by captains Kshamta Bajpayee and Shubhangi Singh. All the operations, including the pilots, cabin crew, check-in staff, doctor, customer care, air traffic control and ground crew. Read more…