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Friday, 24 March, 2017, 18 : 00 PM [IST]

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Air India flies all women crew flight

Air India created history by flying the world’s longest all-women operated flight from Delhi to San Francisco. The flight AI 174 was in the safe hands of Capt. Sunita Narula, Capt. Kshamta Bajpai, Capt. Indira Singh and Capt. Gunjan Aggarwal. The all-women cabin crew was led by Ms. Seema Baberwal and Ms. Nishrin Bandulwala. The entire flight was operated by the women staff of eight departments. Line operation safety audit was done by Harpreet A De Singh, ED Flight Safety, Air India.

Atout France organises winter tourism showcase in France - Grand Ski

Grand Ski Atout France’s annual winter tourism convention took place in Chambery this year showcasing France as a premier winter tourism haven including serious skiing and sporting players as well as luxury resorts and indulgent experiences. 7 travel professionals from Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru represented India at this year’s edition. The Indian delegation also experienced an authentic alpine “Made in France” sojourn in the Auvergne-Rhone Alpes region prior to the convention.

Ranveer Singh enjoys toboggan run in Switzerland

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh posted a video of him on twitter trying out the Toboggan run in St. Morritz, Switzerland. In the video Ranveer is seen flying through the snow experiencing the thrill of a lifetime as he sleds around the pines and larches dusted with snow as he completes the fastest toboggan run in Switzerland.

Singapore Airlines, SilkAir to code-share on Vistara

Sanjiv Kapoor, Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, Vistara (second left)and Leonard Louis Arul, VP – Partnerships & International Relations, Singapore Airlines (second right), signed the code-share agreement in Gurugram in the presence of Phee Teik Yeoh, CEO, Vistara.

Cinnamon launches ‘The Cinnamon Sri Lanka Photo Contest 2017’

Cinnamon launched ‘The Cinnamon Sri Lanka Photo Contest 2017’, the country’s largest crowd-sourced destination campaign to date. The contest is part of a strategic effort to use crowd-sourcing to create a comprehensive destination image bank for Sri Lanka, whilst raising the profile of the country as a preferred travel destination.

ITDC celebrates International Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day, India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), the only public sector undertaking under the aegis of Ministry of Tourism organised various programmes across divisions including special health awareness workshop for all the woman employees of the corporation to pay tribute to God’s best creation-The Women.

Boeing Celebrates Rollout of First 737 MAX 9

Boeing marked a milestone as the first 737 MAX 9 made its debut in front of thousands of Boeing employees.The 737 MAX 9 is the second member of Boeing’s industry leading 737 MAX family, with a maximum capacity of 220 passengers and a range of 3,515 nautical miles. The 737 MAX 9 is scheduled to enter service in 2018. The 737 MAX 8 is on track to deliver to customers in the second quarter of 2017.

Korean Air unveils its first B787-9 Dreamliner

Korean Air has unveiled its brand new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Incheon Airport. Walter Cho, President, Korean Air, was present at a ceremony at the Korean Air hangar to unveil Korea’s very first Dreamliner to the public. Korean Air’s Boeing 787-9 will be operated with a total of 269 seats; 6 first class seats, 18 Prestige class seats and 245 Economy class seats.

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