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Air India introduces female-only rows to tackle harassment - The Guardian

Air India will start the service this week on internal flights and roll it out across the network throughout the year. Photograph: Kevin Frayer/AP. India's national airline will designate two rows on every flight as female-only. Air India made the ...and more »

Air India launching women-only rows to deter sexual assaults - ConsumerAffairs

ConsumerAffairs' founder and former editor, Jim Hood formerly headed Associated Press Broadcast News, directing coverage of major news events worldwide. He also served as Senior Vice President of United Press International and was the founder and ...and more »

Air India to launch women-only seats after sexual harassment reports - The Independent

Women's only seats are to be introduced on Air India flights, following a spate of sexual harassment reports on the carrier's flights. Plastic handcuffs will also be issued to flight crew to restrain "totally out of control" passengers. From 18 January ...and more »

An airline just created a female-only section on its planes - Business Insider

Air India Boeing 777. Flickr/Mark Harkin Air India has announced that it will reserve a row of six seats on every domestic flight exclusively for female passengers who are traveling alone. In an report published by The Hindu on January 11, Air India's ...and more »

Arik Air Tops Airlines In Flight Delays, British Airways Leads In Missing Luggage -

In October and November 2016, Arik Air, according to a summary complaints list received from the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), had 307 delays out of 438 international flights, meaning 70 percent of the airline's flights were delayed. by ...and more »

Air India to introduce women-only seats on board planes - Evening Standard

Air India has said it will introduce women-only rows of seats following a spate of sexual harassment reports on board its planes. Cabin crew could also be issued with plastic handcuffs so they are able to restrain passengers who attempt to harass women ...and more »

Airline Introducing Rows Just For Women Amid Recent Reports Of Groping - Consumerist

We've heard of “quiet zones” on planes that separate children from adults, but a new seating option launching on India's national airline is new to us: amid reports of men groping and otherwise sexually assaulting women on flights, Air India is ...and more »

Air India may segregate some women passengers for their own safety - The Economist (blog)

SEGREGATION on airlines has a long history. Sometimes it is understandable. Carriers' business models depend on them drawing a curtain between those of us stuffed into economy-class seats and our betters who have paid for lie-flat beds. Other times it ...and more »

Air India Now Reserves Seats for Women Flying Alone - Fortune

Six seats in the front rows of Air India flights are to be reserved for women passengers only in a move to tackle harassment. Hindustan Times Hindustan Times via Getty Images. By Kate Samuelson. January 17, 2017. In a move to tackle harassment, Air ...and more »

Air India offers female-only seats because so many women get groped on planes - Metro

An airline in India have started offering female-only seat sections due to reports women are being groped on planes. Air India will reserve as many as six rows of seats on economy flights to reassure women travelling alone. Take a virtual reality tour ...and more »