Air France hosts the first edition of the “Feminizing airline professions” event for International Women’s Day
For nearly 20 years, Air France has been committed to gender diversity and professional equality between men and women.
It encourages women to enter all professions. Skills, know-how and professionalism are its priorities, while promoting the values of professional equality and gender diversity.
On International Women’s Day on 8th March 2022, Air France and its partner Airemploi are organizing the first ever inter-company “Feminizing airline professions” event dedicated to promoting women in the airline and aerospace industries. The result of a partnership between Air Emploi, Air France, Airbus, the ADP Group, the Ariane Group, Dassault Aviation, Transavia, the French Air Force, the French Navy and professional federations, the event is being held at Air France Head Office to present careers in the aeronautics and space industries to around 100 secondary and high school girls from the Paris region.
To confirm their commitment to promoting gender diversity and supporting women wishing to join the aeronautics and space industry, representatives of professional federations and companies will sign a Charter in the presence of Anne Rigail, CEO of Air France, and will commit to joint actions over the coming year.
The women of Air France celebrate International Women’s Day on the ground and on board
For several years, volunteer Air France crews have been operating 100% female flights (flight attendants and pilots) to celebrate International Women's Day.
On 8th March 2022, our ground staff and the crews of 11 flights will promote Air France's commitment around the world, from Paris to Osaka, Lagos, Pointe-à-Pitre, Lisbon, Nice and Toulouse.
- 17,396 women at Air France, 45% of the company's workforce
- 333 female pilots, 9% of the pilot workforce
- 8,266 female cabin crew, 66% of all flight attendants
- 14% of women at Air France Industries, a figure that has doubled in 10 years
- Share of women in management roles: Board of Directors 53%, Comex 36.3%
- 50% women in senior management positions from now on
- 40% of women in management by 2030
- January 2022: signing of a 6th three-year professional equality agreement with the aim of accompanying women to positions of responsibility, increasing the rate of women present in management committees and among managers, working on parenthood issues, fighting against sexism and sexual harassment, supporting women who are victims of violence, ensuring equal treatment, particularly in terms of pay, continuing to raise awareness among employees and managers in terms of diversity and inclusion
- Commitment alongside IATA as part of the IATA25by25 plan with the aim of increasing the number of women executives and managers by 25% by 2025.