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ALL MAIDEN COCKPIT TO FLY AIR INDIA, SANFRAN TO BENGALURU, ON SATURDAY

All women (maiden cockpit) of Air India will fly on Saturday over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route from San Francisco to reach Bengaluru, a senior official of AI said.

The aerial distance between San Francisco and Bengaluru is one of the longest in the world. If someone can do it, women can do it too!

“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,” AI official, Puri, said on Twitter.

This inaugural flight is partially booked at this time! Tickets are still available. Corona check & clearance certification before boarding is mandatory from USA to INDIA at this time; but quarantine is not needed before a flight departure. 

The inaugural flight AI176 will depart from San Francisco in the USA at 8.30 pm (local time) on Saturday, 9th January and it will land at the Kempegowda International Airport at 3.45 am (local time) on Monday, 11th January.

(pic) Representative Image from the net (istock photo)

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NEWS UPDATE MONDAY  (Early Hours, 11th January Arrivals at Bangalore International Airport)

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(pic) Women Pilots land the inaugural AI-flight direct from Sanfrancisco to Bangalore International Airport

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Suresh Rao

Mellowed out and enlightened septuagenarian. Tech savvy. Social writing is just a pastime to kill time. I keep contributing to several developmental projects in the area of engineering education, IT and Healthcare projects launched by my kith and kin. I am too lazy to write a book, 'cause I think my life itself is a book! I am also at www.facebook.com/sureshnrao
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Navneet Bakshi
1 year ago

Proud moment indeed for India. The message has gone across the nation and well heard. 👍👍👏

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