Colombo, March 8 (newsin.asia) – Sri Lanka’s national air carrier, Sri Lankan Airlines, operated its first all female crew flight from Colombo to Singapore and back on Friday to celebrate International Women’s Day, the airline said in a statement.
The UL306 flight took off from Colombo’s Bandaranaike International Airport on Friday morning carrying over 170 passengers on board.
The flight landed back in Colombo from Singapore on Friday afternoon.
The flight was piloted by Captain Simran Ghumman and First Officer Maneesha Nambuge.
Sri Lanka held several events to celebrate International Women’s Day including launching an all female compartment in passenger trains.