Under its new initiative "#PadsOnBoard" initiative, full-service carrier Vistara on Wednesday said it will provide sanitary pads onboard to women travellers on request. The initiative by the airline is set to come into effect from this International Womens Day (March 8, 2019). In a statement, the airline said, "This initiative makes Vistara the first Indian airline to offer sanitary pads on flights within India."
Making the announcement, the airline, through its official Twitter handle said, "This International Womens Day, Vistara is proud to be India’s first airline to provide sanitary pads aboard all domestic flights, starting 8th Mar ’19. These pads are organic & bio-degradable."
"Vistara's cabin crew will make in-flight announcements on all flights to create awareness among travellers that sanitary pads are now available onboard for customers to freely ask for it if they need it."
This #InternationalWomensDay, Vistara is proud to be India’s first airline to provide sanitary pads aboard all domestic flights, starting 8th Mar ’19. These pads are organic & bio-degradable. #PadsOnBoard #VistaraForWomen #VistaraWomanFlyer #WomensDay #NotJustAnotherAirline pic.twitter.com/A1jmmoYYky— Vistara (@airvistara) March 6, 2019
The airline recently announced the launch of services to Raipur and Dibrugarh, taking its destinations served to 24 with a fleet of 22 Airbus A320 aircraft operating over 800 flights a week.