12 January, 2021
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The first non-stop flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru, flown by four women pilots, landed at Kempegowda International airport in Bengaluru at 3.07 am on Monday, flying over the North Pole and covering a distance of about 16,000 kilometers.
The flight was operated by an all-women cockpit crew of Captain Zoya Aggarwal (P1), Captain Papagari Thanmai (P1), Captain Akansha Sonaware (P2) and Captain Shivani Manhas (P2), who responded to the cheers and clapping by showing the thumbs-up sign.
Woman power Captain Zoya Aggarwal, who headed the all-woman cockpit crew of the first Air India flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru, waves after landing at the Kempegowda International Airport on Monday. They scripted history by flying non-stop for 17 hours.
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