It was a historic moment for India, as the flight was flown by four women pilots, the first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru, the flight covering a distance of about 14,000 kilometers.
BC Asian Network shares the video at social media handle, in video caption Zoya Agarwal shares her experience after achieving dream goal and the video caption with:
“I told mum that I wanted to pursue flying, I still remember the tears”
An Air India flight, captained by Zoya Agarwal and an all-women crew, has just made a ground breaking journey.
The airline’s longest direct flight flew from San Francisco to Bengaluru, over the North Pole.
Zoya, who has been a captain for 17 years, hopes to encourage more women into aviation”
Have a look at the video:
“When I joined Air India, I was one among a handful of women pilots. Everybody saw me as a kid but was very supportive. Nonetheless, it is a male-dominated field. You do have to work hard, not as a lady pilot, but as a pilot itself because it’s a very responsible job,” Zoya said in her recent interview.