All woman AI flight crew circumnavigate the globe

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Air India cabin crew of a Boeing 777-200LR share a light moment during a ceremony to celebrate the eve of International Women's Day in New Delhi. Air India says it has set a world record by circumnavigating the globe with an all woman flight and cabin crew. Press Trust of India reported that the flight flew over the Pacific Ocean from New Delhi to San Francisco last Monday, and then flew back to New Delhi over the Atlantic on Friday. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Air India cabin crew of a Boeing 777-200LR share a light moment during a ceremony to celebrate the eve of International Women's Day in New Delhi. Air India says it has set a world record by circumnavigating the globe with an all woman flight and cabin crew. Press Trust of India reported that the flight flew over the Pacific Ocean from New Delhi to San Francisco last Monday, and then flew back to New Delhi over the Atlantic on Friday. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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Cabin Crew of Air India, pose for a photograph celebrating the event after they recorded the historic milestone. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Cabin Crew of Air India, pose for a photograph celebrating the event after they recorded the historic milestone. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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Air India women pilots pose for photographs on the eve of International Women's Day. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Air India women pilots pose for photographs on the eve of International Women's Day. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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An Air India pilot takes pictures of another colleague during the ceremony and media interaction. The first woman pilot of AI (erstwhile Indian Airlines) was inducted in 1956. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

An Air India pilot takes pictures of another colleague during the ceremony and media interaction. The first woman pilot of AI (erstwhile Indian Airlines) was inducted in 1956. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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Commander Kshamta Bajpai, (2R), with other pilots cheers her crew during the celebration commemorating the endeavour. In 2016, Capt. Kshamta was part of a team to fly the world’s longest all women operated flight on the same route. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Commander Kshamta Bajpai, (2R), with other pilots cheers her crew during the celebration commemorating the endeavour. In 2016, Capt. Kshamta was part of a team to fly the world’s longest all women operated flight on the same route. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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AI CMD Ashwani Lohani (L), congratulates Commander of AI's Delhi San Francisco Delhi flight, Kshamta Bajpai, at the ceremony. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

AI CMD Ashwani Lohani (L), congratulates Commander of AI's Delhi San Francisco Delhi flight, Kshamta Bajpai, at the ceremony. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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Pilots and crew members of the historic Air India Delhi San Francisco Delhi flight pose for a formal photograph with AI CMD Ashwani Lohani (C) . (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Pilots and crew members of the historic Air India Delhi San Francisco Delhi flight pose for a formal photograph with AI CMD Ashwani Lohani (C) . (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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A pilot adjusts the cap of another colleague during the ceremony. AI is marking International Women’s day by flying 10 ‘All Women operated’ flights on its international and domestic routes. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

A pilot adjusts the cap of another colleague during the ceremony. AI is marking International Women’s day by flying 10 ‘All Women operated’ flights on its international and domestic routes. (Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

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