Published on : Friday, July 28, 2017
Women travelers will have more peace of mind, and the major pain points will be removed, travelling to new destination will be hassle free with the introduction of New-Delhi based airline Vistara’s new facilities for females.
As a part of the free Woman Flyer service, solo women travelers will be offered with preferred seating arrangements along with baggage and transport assistance to its female passengers.
The female customers can now book their seats either before or after booking a flight. The airline ensures a window or an aisle seat is assigned at the check-in.The airlines employees will be greeting the female travelers upon the arrival and departure with the placards reading “#VistaraWomanFlyerArrivalsAssistance”.The female travelers will be assisted with luggage and will be escorted to the taxi stand upon request.
According to Global Business Travel Association, India is forecasted to be the world’s sixth-largest business travel market by 2019. Unfortunately, it gained an international reputation for being unsafe after a Delhi incident.
The airline did not confirm that the staff providing aid to the female travellers will be women. The service is reportedly used by around 75 to 100 female each day and is considered to be first of its kind offered by an airline.
The airlines plans to extend its services on its international flights. Sanjiv Kapoor, Vistara’s chief strategy and commercial officer said that the service for the Woman Flyer was initiated after the airline noted the hassles female travellers faced, seeking for assistance at the airport.He further added that our staff is well equipped to help female travellers and it is a sincere effort to bring peace of mind for the woman customers.