- Ladies are continuing to make their mark in every field of endeavours, the aviation sector included
- PassionAir, a domestic airline in Ghana has broken its own record with its first all-female flight crew
- Taking to social media, they celebrated the feat by sharing photos of the ladies with an inspiring message.
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A domestic airline has demonstrated that ladies can do well, just like their male counterparts, when presented with equal opportunities.
PassionAir, a domestic airline in Ghana broke its personal record as it flew its first all-female flight crew on Saturday, February, 20.
Taking to Linkedln, the second largest airline in Ghana shared photos of the history-making ladies with an inspiration caption that reads:
"...this historic moment for them empowers and inspires women all over the world."
Reacting to the feat, the pilot-in-command Captain Eva Gichuru explained that with this recent success, they have proven that women can do well when given the same chance like the male folks.
His statement reads:
“This flight indicates that, whatever men can do, women can do and even better when given equal opportunities.”
Many have reacted to the great development.
Freeman Attatasi said:
"In the chest of a woman isn't just the extension of the breast and a feeble heart ;but a flaming desire to posses and use power...
"More power to their elbow."
Eric Afeavo reacted:
"Super work....but stop comparing yourselves to men, just do what u must do. Women shd not feel pressured competing in a man's role.....if a woman can do same job....just do it."
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Florence Andoh commented:
"Congratulations. More women empowerment."
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the Nigerian Airforce recorded its first all-female crew on ISR mission.
The historic mission was conducted on Tuesday, May 28 using the NAF Beechcraft KingAir ISR aircraft.
Flying Officers Oluwabunmi Ijelu and Genevieve Nwaogwugwu were captain and co-pilot, respectively, with Sergeant Njoku Patience was the Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS) mission operator and Lance Corporal Shawulu Godiya was the onboard technician.
Victor Duru is a Legit.ng journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2