Women Pilots to Make History: Air India’s Longest Nonstop Flight

MIAMI – Four women Pilots will make history today by flying Air India’s (AI) inaugural flight from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Kempegowda International Airport (BLR).

The 17-hour-long route, covering a distance of 9,942mi (16,000km), will be AI’s longest nonstop flight. It will take the Pilots directly over the North Pole, making them the first all-female Crew to operate a flight over that region.

Captain Zoya Agarwal, who will command the flight, is eager to be a part of history. “Most people in the world will not see the North Pole or even its map in their lifetime,” she read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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