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Business News of Wednesday, 23 February 2022

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

Today in History: Meet Ghana’s historic all-female flight crew

The historic crew took off from Accra to Tamale The historic crew took off from Accra to Tamale

Ghana made history last year with its first-ever all-female operated flight.

The feat was achieved when the domestic flight operator, Passion Air embarked on a flight on Saturday, February 20, 2021.

Ghanaian Blogger, MacJordanN who was on board the flight shared his experience on his Twitter page saying, “#WomenInAviation: @flypassionair had an all-female crew both pilot and co-pilot on their flight to Accra to Tamale. This is a very commendable and laudable feat by the airline. We need to see more of this happening.”

The pilot-in-command on the historic flight, Captain Eva Gichuru said, “This flight indicates that, whatever men can do, women can do and even better when given equal opportunities.”


Read the full story originally published on February 23, 2017 by GhanaWeb

Ghana has made history with its first-ever all-female operated flight. The feat was achieved when the domestic flight operator, Passion Air embarked on a flight on Saturday 20, February 2021.

The flight, OP 178; took off from Accra to Tamale with an all-female flight deck and cabin crew in operation.

Ghanaian Blogger, MacJordanN sharing his experience after the flight wrote on his Twitter, “#WomenInAviation: @flypassionair had an all-female crew both pilot and co-pilot on their flight to Accra to Tamale. This is a very commendable and laudable feat by the airline. We need to see more of this happening.”

The pilot-in-command on the historic flight, Captain Eva Gichuru said, “This flight indicates that, whatever men can do, women can do and even better when given equal opportunities.”

Captain Eva revealed the same crew later on Saturday operated its last flight at around 18:44 hours to Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

Other members of the historic crew that aided trips of PassionAir’s Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 were; First officer Shelia Njonjo, Lead cabin crew Judith Amoasi and Cabin crew Judith Boachie.

#WomenInAviation: @flypassionair had an all-female crew both pilot and co-pilot on their flight to Accra to Tamale.

This is a very commendable and laudable feat by the airline. We need to see more of this happening. #BlackGirlMagic #GhanaWomen @Bridget_Otoo @TheAnitaErskine pic.twitter.com/U8bgTqQGq6

— MacJordan (@MacJordaN)