A female-only delta plane recently hauled 120 girls to NASA headquarters to celebrate the International Girls in Aviation Day, which is designed to inspire female aviators. Next generation. "Delta began its journey in 2015 To close the gender gap in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
According to a press release from the company, Delta launched the flight on October 6, even though International Girls was in Aviation Day Friday The aircraft flew from Salt Lake City to Houston, where girls between the ages of 12 and 18 visited NASA's Mission Control Center, the Johnson Space Center, and the Houston Space Center.
According to the airline, only 5 percent of pilots are female Company says it is comparable to others in the aviation industry, and the company said that WING flights are an effort to increase the number of female pilots.
The airline noted that this year it achieved 1
"We know what matters," said Beth Poole, Delta's General Manager of Pilot Development, in a press release.
"At Delta, we believe that you have to see it to be it."