Air France – KLM celebrates International Women’s Day with a female crew to Havana

Air France - KLM celebrates International Women's Day with the female crew

HAVANA, Feb 22 Air France will travel to Havana with an all-female crew for Women’s Day “Women can do the same job as men, and this trip is a sample of that”

Air France, the flagship airline of France, announced in a press release that it intends to celebrate International Women’s Day, on March 8, with a trip from Europe to Havana with a female crew.

“This year we chose the Cuban capital to make this flight,” said Antoinette Zullo, general manager of Air France-KLM for Cuba and the Dominican Republic.

“Women can do the same job as men, and this trip is a sign of that, he stressed. Havana is a very important destination for the Air France-KLM alliance because we want to participate in the island’s tourism development, ”said the businessman.

Air France was responsible for the transportation of some 350,000 passengers who had their origin or destination at the José Martí air terminal in Havana and in previous years have made this type of flight to cities such as Tokyo, Beijing, Mumbai and New York.

On March 8, 1975, it was declared by the UN as International Women’s Day. The origin of this commemoration took place in 1857 when thousands of textile workers decided to go out to the streets of New York with the motto ‘Bread and Roses’ to protest the miserable working conditions and demand a cut in the schedule and end of child labor.