Women are represented across the Etihad group’s seven business divisions including operations, cargo, and engineering, as well as specialised functions such as aviation law, medicine and finance.
Women in Aviation
By joining the IATA 25by2025 initiative, Rolls Royce commits to increasing the number of women in leadership positions to a minimum representation of 25% by 2025, and reporting annually on key diversity metrics.
Jules Hotel is a 27-year-old pilot, based in Hamburg, Germany. Spending time with her family and friends is of utmost importance to her. In her leisure time, she enjoys traveling and staying active by doing sports.
[UPDATED: formal statement from ALPA was added below, as well as a reply from the USDOT.] Norwegian Air Service is hiring American pilots to support its… Read More »Will Hiring US Pilots Help Norwegian Leap Over Open Skies Hurdle? No. But This Might…
Aviation moves fast, and every week I find stories I would like to have written more about. To share these hot news items (and some news which simply caught my eye), I’m introducing ‘Also, in the Skies.’
Today is Amelia Earhart’s birthday. She is remembered because she was lost.
I have a bone to pick with Amelia.
Not because she disappeared, but because while she was with us she gave the worst possible advice to a young girl thinking of a future career in aviation: “perfect yourself in secretarial work and obtain a position on the ‘fringes,’relying on your ability and desire in order to succeed.”
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.
Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our everyday nonsense that we forget our legacy–then fate sends us a gentle reminder.
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.
Jetliner Cabins e-Book App This is a must-read for industry professionals, industry watchers and anyone interested in the history of aircraft interiors, its evolution and its promise. It features insights from leading experts in the field and is chock-full of wonderful pictures. The eBook is available as both an iOS app and an Android App.
A Class Above
The best way to have perspective on the very subjective topic of aircraft interiors design is to read the only authoritative book written on the subject, which features facts on the developments in onboard products from the 70s right up to today.
When reading up on what many agreed was an inappropriate post by Chris Clark on Air Facts about the “damage” the use of the hashtag AvGeek… Read More »Oh My Geeky Aunt! The Scandal Behind the #AvGeek Scandal