Bengaluru: Greeting the spirit of femininity, SpiceJet, in cooperation with two non-governmental organizations working to empower women, flown 20 women from the rural surroundings of the all-female crew Art of Living Centre in Benguluru on Tuesday that is celebrated as International Women’s Day.
20 “Woman of substance”, which are faced with extreme situations, such as violence, social failure, and even imprisonment, were selected for a special flight from Delhi Fund former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi, India Vision Foundation and Navjyoti India.
“SpiceJet has touched the lives of these silent majority of women from India’s rural areas who raise generations of farmers, labourers, soldiers and intellectuals against all odds,” SpiceJet general manager (corporate affairs) Ajay Jasra told IANS.
Ecstasy spread on the faces of these women, the prospect for the first time flew brought untold joy. Unused to be pampered or have served, they were surprised to crew members hugged and thanked them as they enjoy the experience.
“For these women, it’s a dream come true moment,” said Monica Dhawan, director of the India Vision Foundation IANS.
20 women who had been flying for the first time, spent the entire day at the Art of Living Centre groing through yoga, meditation and other stress relieving treatments.
SpiceJet has flown 10 flights across its network with all women crew celebrated the International Women’s Day.