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Canadian Women in the Sky

Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight.

Anecdotes, histories, and first person interviews compiled by Elizabeth Gillan Muir Ph.D. chronicle Canadian aviation landmarks by women.   58 more words

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SITA Welcomes Barbara Dalibard as New CEO

Aviation Information Technology firm, SITA, announces that Barbara Dalibard has been appointed as the new CEO of the company starting July 1, 2016. Dalibard replaces the current CEO Francesco Violante who will step down later this year after a 13 year term. 411 more words

Aviation Matters

Introducing Makungu Mulando!

The idea of guiding a giant pressured aluminium bird through the air at over 500 miles an hour may wrap my mind in a wave of terror, but for Makungu Mulando it’s an absolute joy. 793 more words

Introducing Extraordinary People

Flying Iron-y: Letter from Earhart is Echo of Women's Heartache

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our everyday nonsense that we forget our legacy–then fate sends us a gentle reminder. 1,324 more words

Aviation Matters

A Powerful Start for Women In Aviation in 2016, as AFA-CWA Condemns Misogynist Flight Attendant Recruiting Farce

After closing 2015 with a major setback for the rights of women in aviation–in particular for cabin crew professionals–the Association of Flight Attendants, CWA (AFA) International has fought back.  482 more words

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Truly empowered

Our great grandmothers fought to get us the right to vote, our grandmothers contributed to making the world a better, safer place through their efforts in a wide range of roles from head of family to flying the Spitfire during the second World War, our mothers battled to get us in the work place and here we are struggling to establish ourselves as professionals and mothers at the same time and the result is quite often burn out and the feeling of being utterly powerless. 699 more words

Women Are Pilots Too

The pursuit of aviation is no easy task, especially for 21-year-old Sarah Graham. A senior at Liberty University’s School of Aeronautics, Graham’s dream of being a pilot hasn’t come without its share of obstacles. 495 more words