Beautiful female captain makes history, and tweeps are loving it

Beautiful female captain makes history, and tweeps are loving it

More and more females are making a name for themselves in the aviation industry- which had previously been dominated by men.

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Women are no longer just used as flight attendants- they have made their way to the cockpit and social media users could not be prouder.

Taking to social media, Sure Kamhunga shared the story of Capt. Amsale Guale, who became the first female captain in Africa to make a one stop trip from Addis Ababa to Bangkok.

"Captain Amsale Gualu of Ethiopian Airlines is the first female captain in Africa to have flown nonstop to and from Addis Ababa to Bangkok and from Addis to Buenos Aires with all female crew. She also captained Ethiopian Airlines first all-female crew flight from Addis to Lagos", he captioned the post.

Tweeps were impressed by Gualu's achievement, however, some felt gender should not be a factor when taking about success as pilots.

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However, the majority of tweeps congratulated the female pilot on her success, adding she was empowering women.

More and more women are joining Gualu in breaking throw the glass ceiling as pilots. learned Sure Kamhunga shared other stories of women's success in the industry as well.

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