Emirates has released a video highlighting the integral role played by its female employees to mark International Women’s Day.
According to a press statement, the video highlights the breadth and diversity of the operational and technical roles performed by women at Emirates Group/
The video features 75 women staff from more than 25 nationalities, carrying out all key activities for the operation of flight EK 225 from Dubai to San Francisco.
“Every flight that we operate needs an entire ecosystem of staff from a number of business units to come together and work seamlessly. Emirates is proud that we have women represented in all these key functions,” said Abdulaziz Al Ali, executive vice president of human resources at Emirates. “Women have been part of the Emirates success story from the start and on International Women’s Day we celebrate their extensive contribution to Emirates and to the broader aviation industry.”
‘The Emirates Group employs women from over 150 nationalities. This includes close to 1,150 Emirati women who work in diverse functions across the business, and are represented in senior managerial and executive roles across the Group. Overall, female employees constitute over 40% of the workforce at Emirates with the majority of women working as cabin crew. Over 20% of all supervisorial and managerial roles within Emirates are occupied by women,” the release stated.
Watch the video below: