- AC868 from Toronto-London Heathrow and AC15 from Toronto-Hong Kong operated by all-female crews today
- AC15 from Toronto-Hong Kong is the airline’s longest flight operating on Mar. 8, onboard Air Canada’s largest long range aircraft
MONTREAL, March 8, 2018 – Air Canada today marked International Women’s Day 2018 by operating two intercontinental flights from its global Toronto hub across both the Atlantic and Pacific with all female pilots and flight attendants. The flights were additionally supported by female ground crews providing aircraft servicing, loading, dispatch, pushback functions, customer boarding and more.
“Today we proudly salute and acknowledge the achievements and contributions of the more than 13,300 women working at Air Canada worldwide. This year marks the third consecutive year and the fifth and sixth all-female flights we have featured on International Women’s Day, highlighting the range of professional roles that skilled women in aviation work in every day,” said Arielle Meloul-Wechsler, Senior Vice President, People, Culture and Communications at Air Canada.
International Women’s Day! (2017)