Full-service carrier Vistara has announced a "#PadsOnBoard" initiative, under which it will provide sanitary pads onboard to women travellers on request, starting from this International Women's Day on March 8.
"This initiative makes Vistara the first Indian airline to offer sanitary pads on flights within India," the airline said in a statement.
"Vistara's cabin crew will make in-flight announcements on all flights to create awareness among travellers that sanitary pads are now available onboard for customers to freely ask for it if they need it."
This #InternationalWomensDay, Vistara is proud to be India's first airline to provide sanitary pads aboard all domestic flights, starting 8th Mar '19. These pads are organic & bio-degradable. #PadsOnBoard#VistaraForWomen#VistaraWomanFlyer#WomensDay#NotJustAnotherAirlinepic.twitter.com/A1jmmoYYky— Vistara (@airvistara) March 6, 2019
The airline recently announced the launch of services to Raipur and Dibrugarh, taking its destinations served to 24 with a fleet of 22 Airbus A320 aircraft operating over 800 flights a week.