Qatar Airways (QA) on 17th October operated an all female crew flight dubbed as ‘ThinkPink’, which took off at 9:17 am and landed back in Doha after 13 minutes.
In a bid to show solidarity towards the Breast Cancer Awareness month commemorated globally in
The ‘ThinkPink’ flight comprised an all-female crew, including pilots, cabin crew, ATC controller,
engineers, dispatchers, and passengers.
The airlines said in a tweet that women across different departments played a role in making the
flight achieve its goal and that the flight created the iconic pink ribbon in the Qatar sky, which could be witnessed in real-time on air traffic tracker Flight Radar.
“The @BoeingAirplanes 787 Dreamliner has been instrumental to rebuilding our network, and we’re
using this aircraft for today’s #ThinkPink flight to support #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth,” QA
stated in its tweet.
In October, QA is offering its passengers an exclusive ‘Think Pink’ experience in the sky as well in its lounges.
The airline is providing custom-designed limited-edition amenity kits and pink-themed
Passengers travelling on long-haul and ultra-long-haul flights in Business Class are offered
customised luxurious amenity bags designed in-house exclusively for QA by stylish Italian
luggage brand BRIC’S.
Earlier, QA informed in a press release that in partnership with Qatar Cancer Society (QCS), it has
teamed up with Hamad International Airport (HIA), Qatar Aviation Services (QAS), and Qatar Duty-
Free (QDF) to show support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month ‘Think Pink’ activities to raise
awareness of breast cancer prevention and control.
By: Nawal Mukadam