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Yasmeen Al Maimani becomes first female pilot in Saudi commercial airlines

The future of Saudi Arabia is female16.06.19 / Earlier this week, Yasmeen al-Maimani has become the first female pilot in commercial airlines in Saudi Arabia, six years after she obtained her aviation license from the Saudi Civil Aviation Authority.

This comes months after Saudi officials granted five female pilots licenses to fly airplanes in the country’s airspace.

Since last year, Saudi women have entered the Saudi aviation sector in various departments such as air traffic control, air transport and administrative work.

Read full story at StepFeed and Al Arabiya English



The future of Saudi Arabia is female


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