There has never been a better time to build a career in the aviation industry. Airlines are growing, with more aircraft, more flights, more routes and more passengers than ever before. But if this progress is to be maintained, airlines must address the area in which growth is stalling: pilot numbers.
What was once perceived as a ‘male profession’ perceptions are changing, and Alpha Aviation Group – C&C Alpha Group’s aviation business, are seeing a huge number of female pilots moving through their academy. One such pilot is Ghada Mohamed Al Rousi, an air Arabia First Officer – who is featured in this months Arabian Aerospace magazine encouraging other women to join her in the skies.