Shaesta Waiz

Afghani female pilot, Shaesta Waiz wants to be the youngest woman to fly solo around the world. Waiz, 29, was born in a refuge camp at the end of the Soviet war before immigrating to the United States at the age of 1. Late on, she earned her pilot’s license, making her the youngest certified … More Shaesta Waiz

Dubai’s Royal Female Pilot, Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum Flying for Emirates Airline

On February 25, Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum- daughter of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai- completed her first commercial flight for the Emirates Airline. Mozah earned her commercial pilot’s license in April 2016 at the CAE Oxford Aviation Academy in Phoenix, Arizona. The passionate pilot often … More Dubai’s Royal Female Pilot, Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum Flying for Emirates Airline

President and Founder of WIA, Dr. Peggy Chabrian, Talks Annual Conference

Dr. Peggy Chabrian, president and founder of  Women in Aviation International, just concluded with WIA’s annual convention in Florida. Durning a podcast interview with Aviation Safety Magazine, she provided updates on the work that they are doing to inspire and support women in aviation careers. Click to listen to the WIA Podcast.

Women in Aviation International’s 28th Annual Convention

Next week, Women in Aviation International (WIA) will be holding their 28th annual conference in Orlando, Fla. According to WIA, over 5,000 aviation professionals are expected to attend the event, including “91 international guests representing 16 countries.” The convention focuses on informing the public, encouraging more women to join the aviation industry and advancing the … More Women in Aviation International’s 28th Annual Convention