All-Women Delta Crew Flies 120 Girls To NASA Headquarters To Inspire Female Aviators

Delta celebrated International Girls in Aviation Day with its fifth-annual "WING Flight," carrying 120 girls from Salt Lake City to NASA in Houston, Oct. 6, 2019.

Delta celebrated International Girls in Aviation Day with its fifth-annual "WING Flight," carrying 120 girls from Salt Lake City to NASA in Houston, Oct. 6, 2019.

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A Delta flight operated exclusively by women, and carrying 120 young females as passengers, took off this week to inspire more women to become aviators and advocate for equality in a "male-dominated industry."

The Delta "WING" flight -- Women Inspiring our Next Generation -- took girls between the ages of 12 to 18 from Salt Lake City to NASA headquarters in Houston to draw attention to the need to close the gender gap in aviation and promote STEM careers, according to a press release from the airline on Sunday. 

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