I hope none of you have to deal with this, but with so many pilots worldwide, some of you definitely have: loosing your medical licence… I’ve permanently lost mine 5 years ago at the age of 32 when I was flying the Boeing 737 out of my base Amsterdam. As I didn’t feel I could share this with someone who could relate, I felt a bit alone. Even with a great husband, family and friends. That’s why I decided to start a group on Facebook yesterday. So that we can support each other during this emotional and practical challenging time. If you’re dealing with temporary or permanent loss of your medical licence and want to chat about it: Medical Licence issues | Pilots.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Four Malaysians have become the first female pilots for their country’s national carrier, Malaysia Airlines, which has 927 pilots. Read more…
The number of women working as pilots in the UK is shockingly low. We ask five what must be done to encourage more girls to consider flying as a career, how they got their start and what they love about the job. Read the full article here: https://www.theguardian.com/travel/2017/mar/08/why-airlines-need-more-female-pilots-to-take-to-the-skies
Lufthansa is celebrating a very special anniversary in August: “Two women take off” as the airline announced in a press release 30 years ago. On August 23, 1988, Nicola Lisy (née Lunemann) and Evi Hetzmannseder (née Lausmann) became Lufthansa’s first female co-pilots. Read more
EasyJet has launched a national campaign to inspire more girls to become airline pilots.
In a recruitment film released, the airline reimagined a famous scene from Hollywood movie Catch Me If You Can where Leonardo DiCaprio impersonated a high-flying pilot in an airport.