Travel Lists > Women Pilots
What it’s like to be a female pilot
5% of the world’s pilots are female — meet 3 of them.
Air India pilot becomes world’s youngest female commander of a Boeing 777
An Indian woman has overcome the misgivings of her local community to become the youngest female captain of a Boeing 777 aircraft in the world.
10 Female Pilots Who Are Breaking Stereotypes
The International Society of Women Airline Pilots (ISA) has estimated that just 4,000 of the world’s 130,000 pilots, or a mere three per cent, are female pilots. And these women are paving the way for a new tomorrow.
Celebrating Yvonne Kershaw – the first female pilot to captain a jumbo jet
The first British women to captain a jumbo jet, Yvonne Kershaw, has hung up her wings after 27 years piloting the iconic Boeing 747 aircraft for Virgin Atlantic.
The Short and Tragic Life of America’s First Aviatrix
Before there was Amelia Earhart, there was Mildred Doran: young, sexy, and airplane crazy—but no pilot. That was enough to put her in the crew for a daredevil and disastrous race.
Meet the Other Legendary Female Aviator (who Could Drink Any Sailor Under the Table)
Amelia Earhart might be the first woman aviator that comes to mind, but she was only one of an incredible group of flying female record breakers during the golden age of aviation in the 1920s and 30s.