Qatar PR Network, Online Press Release from qatar and Doha city
 
Shipping & Logistic(Shipping and Logistic)
Filter PR by
  
Qatar Airways Cargo Celebrates International Women's Day With All-Female Freighter Flight
 
Qatar Airways Cargo Celebrates International Women's Day With All-Female Freighter Flight

Qatar Airways freighter QR8960 operated  from Doha to Shanghai on 5 March, managed entirely by female crew and female ground staff.
 
Doha, Qatar - Qatar Airways Cargo celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 5 March as its scheduled Boeing 777 freighter from Doha to Shanghai was operated entirely of a crew of made up of women. From the ground staff overseeing and handling the cargo, to the flight deck crew operating the flight, this is the first time a Qatar Airways Cargo freighter aircraft has operated with an all-female crew and all-female ground staff.
 
Captain Sarah Abigail Comerford from United Kingdom, First Officer Edith Mala Diop from France and First Officer Hedfa Mohammed Al Marri from Qatar operated the flight. The Boeing 777 freighter departed Doha with 100 tonnes of cargo destined for Shanghai.
 
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways Cargo said: “I am proud to have such a diverse workforce within Qatar Airways Cargo. We are committed to promoting gender diversity and that women are equally represented in our workforce, which is why we can proudly say we have almost 50 percent of women in various age groups and roles working globally for Qatar Airways Cargo.
 
“Women not only promote inclusivity and diversity in the workplace, they also bring in creativity and success to a business. Our success as the world’s leading air cargo carrier is due to the hard work and talent of all our employees and this includes the female staff we are so proud to have within our business.”
 
Elisabeth Oudkerk, Senior Vice President Cargo Sales and Network Planning added: “As a woman who has worked in the industry for over 20 years, I am proud to see the great strides females have made in the field of aviation and air cargo. It is an industry that has so many opportunities and so many varied roles, I encourage any woman looking for a career in this industry to pursue their dream.”
 
To celebrate the special occasion and the contributions and achievements of women worldwide, several female staff from Qatar Airways Cargo participated in a group photo session donning purple vests and expressing their solidarity with women all over the world. The colour purple represents justice and dignity and is associated with International Women’s Day.
 
Embrace Equity is the theme for 2023 International Women’s Day. Equity recognises that each person has different circumstances, and allocates the exact resources and opportunities needed to reach an equal outcome. International Women’s Day serves as a reminder of how much progress has been made while also highlighting the work still left to be done for the advancement of women worldwide.
 

 

Posted by : Qatar and Doha City PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 12798 times
PR Category : Shipping and Logistic
Posted on : Wednesday, March 8, 2023  5:42:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of QatarPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : Qatar Airways Cargo Launches a Direct Freighter Service from...
Next Story : Wiremind Selected to Drive Qatar Airways Cargo's Next Genera...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Preventing Famine and Deadly Disease Outbreaks in Gaza Requires Faster, Safer Aid access and more Su... [22245-Views]
Royal Commission for AlUla's Governor Formally Inaugurates Qatar Airways Direct Flight connecting Do... [16255-Views]
Qatar Airways Commemorates Network Expansion in Saudi Arabia with Special Ceremony in AlUla [14723-Views]
Visit Qatar Showcases “Hayyakum Qatar” in Riyadh Boulevard [14013-Views]
EASA Partners with IATA to Counter Aviation Safety threat from GNSS Spoofing and Jamming [13988-Views]
Air Cargo Demand Surges 10.8% in December, Closing 2023 Near 2022 Levels [13928-Views]
Winners Revealed for “TRT World Citizen Awards” [13796-Views]
Oman's Smart Vision Summit Gains Momentum with XS.com as Global Sponsor [12167-Views]
STATEMENT BY PRINCIPALS OF THE INTER-AGENCY STANDING COMMITTEE - CIVILIANS IN GAZA IN EXTREME PERIL ... [8785-Views]
IATA and The Weather Company Collaborate to Provide Enhanced Turbulence-Related Weather Data to Airl... [8636-Views]
2023 Safest Year for Flying By Several Parameters [5344-Views]
Emirates Post and Qatar Post sign strategic agreement to facilitate product shipping between both co... [3524-Views]
IPH Symposium on Lifestyle Medicine to take place at WCM-Q [3116-Views]
Experience Unmatched AFC Asian Cup Experiences at Mondrian Doha This Year [2416-Views]
Doha's Culinary Delight: Yotto by Cipriani Introduces Exclusive Sushi-Making Masterclass [2247-Views]
Football Fever returns to Qatar with the AFC Asian Cup and a Host of Festive Events [2238-Views]
Hamad International Airport Welcomes DHL's New Flight [2100-Views]
WCM-Q Workshop Discusses Reproductive Health and Wellbeing [2045-Views]
MATAR Completes Sixth Full-Scale Emergency Exercise at Hamad International Airport [2036-Views]
Expo 2023 Doha Unveils Exclusive Fan Zone for Asian Cup 2023 [2011-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin QatarPRNetwork.com on Instagram
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories