For International Women's Day, Emirates presents the female crew in the cockpit of an Airbus A380. commander Nevin Darwish (Egypt) and the co-pilot Al Muhairi (UAE) they piloted the Airbus A380 aircraft professionally on the Dubai - Vienna flight. It is not a unique situation, but we are glad to see more and more women in the cockpit.
Female pilots on the sleeve of an Airbus A380 Emirates
Emirates has over 29 000 of employed women, representing 44% of the company's workforce. Over 18.000 women are part of the cabin crew and have ages between 20 and 59 years (including pilots), while the rest operate throughout the company. Almost 2,5% of all female staff hold senior management positions at Emirates.