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Number of women pilots increases

Number of women pilots increases

August 8, 2018

The Centre for Aviation reports an increase in the percentage of women pilots.

CAPA article, entitled “Women airline pilots: a tiny percentage, and only growing slowly, was published on August 7th.

Key take-aways from the article inlclude:

  • 7% of all US pilot certificates are held by women
  • 4.4% of US airline pilots are women
  • The US big three airlines employ the highest number of women pilots
  • EasyJet has a target that 20% of its new entrant co-pilots will be women by 2020, having achieved its original target of 12% in 2016, a year ahead of schedule.


Click here for the full article, complete with informative graphs.

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