ROME, March 8 (UPI) -- Italian airline Alitalia said it took International Women's Day to heart by scheduling flights from Rome to Milan and back staffed entirely by women.
Two Airbus A-320 flights with an all-female flight staff and service crew were scheduled for Friday, ANSA reported.
The first of the two flights, a morning commute, has already made the hop to Milan and back, ANSA said.
Women boarding the flight were presented with a sprig of mimosa.
"What does this particular day mean? It is an encouragement for all women to fly high and fast, because we can," flight Cmdr. Barbara Plantulli Lambert.
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