Air France KLM Celebrates Female Customers On IWD


In commemoration of the International Women’s day 2019, Air France KLM is partnering with the group HEAR WORD through a stage play titled “Hear word! Naija woman talk true”  Air France KLM invited its esteemed female customers from different business horizons to view this play at the MUSON Center on the 6th of March 2019, at 6pm.

HEAR WORD! NAIJA WOMAN TALK TRUE is inspired by multi-generational stories of inequality and transformation. Staged by director and writer Ifeoma Fafunwa, the show grapples with the issues affecting the lives of women across Nigeria, and the factors that limit their potential for independence, leadership, and meaningful contribution in society. Combining song and dance with intimate portraits of resilience and resistance, the show celebrates women who have broken the culture of silence, challenged the status quo, and moved beyond barriers to achieve solutions.  The show will be featuring a cast of leading Nigerian actresses such as Taiwo Ajai-Lycett, Joke Silva, Elvina Ibru, Omonor, Ufuoma McDermott, Zara Udofia-Ejoh, Rita Edward,  Debbie Ohiri,  Odenike and Oluchi Odii) as well as percussionists Emeka Anokwuru and Blessing Idireri.

“Air France KLM is pleased to partner with Hear Word in celebration of the 2019 International Women’s Day.  Air France KLM is committed to gender diversity and professional equality.  We have a strong and long standing commitment to gender equality in the workplace, key partnerships to fight sexism, the education of young girls and the feminization of professions while  supporting, inspiring and helping women develop their talents. We have supported and we are still supporting women in important positions within our establishment from flight captains, ground staff to our CEO.  In Nigeria we have supported talented Nigerian women in different sectors, their resilience, passion, go-getter attitude towards achieving their goals is admirable, and is a message that resonates very deeply with our company values.”  Remco Boehre Commercial Director Air France KLM Nigeria & Ghana.

Moreover, Air France and KLM continue to offer their customers the best of service as it plans to introduce on the Lagos route during summer 2019 new retrofitted planes on the Lagos Paris route, while the Lagos Amsterdam route on KLM has been enjoying the new World Business class cabin since the year 2018.  Furthermore, we have recently opened top of the range lounges in Paris, Amsterdam and New York.  On the North Atlantic route, Air France KLM in conjunction with Delta Airlines has the most extensive network flying to 26 direct destinations and connecting to more than 265 cities.