Inspired by her WING Flight – “Women Inspiring our Next Generation” experience by Delta eight years ago, Gatlyn Ligon, now a Delta Air Lines Pilot, attended this year’s iteration to continue to inspire the next generation of young women.
Recognising that British Women Pilots' Association scholarships are one of the ways BWPA achieves its aim of supporting women in aviation, it will be launching an interim 2023 scholarships programme in early September.
Captain Evey Cormican flies Boeing 767's for a major U.S. airline and is the founder and CEO of VTR. In 2017, she was invited to speak at a TEDx event and tell her story of how she managed to battle family prejudice to soar in the male dominated world of aviation - all while maintaining her sense of humour.
While women make up only 8.4% of pilots, according to a Women in Aviation International analysis, schools like Lynn University are working to remove barriers and support more women in aviation careers.
The Birds of Paragon, supported by new title sponsor Piedmont and Paragon Flight Training, will vie for the top spot against 44 teams as they traverse approximately 2,300 nautical miles from Grand Forks, North Dakota, to Homestead, Florida, with eight stops in between.
“The post-pandemic ramp-up has exposed some toxic elements within the aviation ecosystem.” That was the trigger statement for a presentation on ‘Creating a Sustainable Aviation Ecosystem,’ delivered at the annual Women in Aviation International Conference recently by Allyson Kukel, Halldale Group’s Head of Airline Engagement.