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Why Capt Zoya Agarwal's flight into US aviation museum is significant

Becomes first female Indian pilot to join those who've contributed to advancement of commercial aviation

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
It boasts of over 150,000 objects, including historical records of airlines, photographs, uniforms, luggage labels, among others. And now the Louis A Turpen Aviation Museum at San Francisco airport has an India connection, too.

The museum has included Air India pilot Captain Zoya Agarwal in its oral history programme for piloting a polar route flight between San Francisco and Bengaluru in January 2021.

Polar flights fly over the icy Arctic regions that help airlines save time and fuel.

While Air India operated a polar route flight between Delhi and San Francisco for the first time in August 2019, the

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First Published: Aug 23 2022 | 9:32 PM IST

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