Isotropic Systems unveils 5th- gen smart terminal to link cellular and satellite networks

Isotropic Systems is changing its name to All.Space, as the British antenna manufacturer unveils its “fifth-generation smart terminal” to link cellular and satellite networks. All.Space announced plans recently to begin production in late 2022 of the new terminal, which is designed to connect networks “via multiple, simultaneous links,” according to the company based in Reading,Read More

ATR names its 1st female CEO

Regional aircraft manufacturer ATR has named Nathalie Tarnaud Laude as its new chief executive from September 2022, its first female CEO. Tarnaud Laude replaces Stefano Bortoli, whose four-year mandate comes to an end on September 17, 2022. “I thank Stefano for his strong leadership in preserving ATR’s market position and financial situation, while at theRead More

Lt. Amanda Lee becomes 1st female pilot to fly at 2023 air show season

The Flight Demonstration Squadron of the US Navy, known as the Blue Angels, has announced the six new people who will join the team during the 2023 air show season. Among them is Lieutenant Amanda Lee, who becomes the first female pilot to fly in a demo jet with the team. Lee is currently assignedRead More

RwandAir CEO to serve as chair of IATA’s Board of Governors

RwandAir CEO, Yvonne Manzi Makolo, will become the first woman to serve as the Chair of Iata’s Board of Governors after being named chair-elect at Iata’s 78th Annual General Meeting in Doha earlier in June. Makolo became the CEO of RwandAir in 2018. She was born and educated in Rwanda but has also spent someRead More

Leonardo invites Sheikha Mozah Bint Marwan Al Maktoum to personally pilot the revolutionary AW609

Leonardo has hosted Her Highness Sheikha Mozah Bint Marwan Al Maktoum at its United States’ helicopter headquarters in Philadelphia, providing her the opportunity to personally test the revolutionary AW609. The AW609 is the world’s first tiltrotor set to receive civil certification. “Leonardo was honored to host Her Highness, providing this one-of-a-kind experience on the world’sRead More

Riciesha Foster’s journey to being a pilot

She also added that this change is proof of the importance of gender equality across the airline and the whole industry. Most people become pilots when they’re in their twenties and have dreamed of it since being a child and Rickiesha Foster, a cadet at the United Aviate Academy in Goodyear, Arizona was no exception.Read More

Pegasus Airlines appoints Güliz Öztürk as new CEO

Pegasus Airlines will appoint Güliz Öztürk as its new chief executive officer, the airline announced recently, making her the first female CEO to lead an airline in the history of Turkish civil aviation. Güliz Öztürk, currently serving as a chief commercial officer of Pegasus Airlines, will take over from current chief executive Mehmet T. Nane,Read More

Dubai Airports launches dedicated platform to empower, inspire & connect women in aviation

Dubai Airports is launching the new Dubai Airports Women’s Network (DAWN), a dedicated platform to empower, inspire, and connect women in aviation. The platform will also maximize personal and professional development opportunities for Dubai Airports’ female professionals. Focused around three key pillars – ‘Connect’, ‘Grow’, ‘Thrive’ – the DAWN platform will provide a range ofRead More

1st international cadet pilot to graduate from Emirates Flight Training Academy

Bayan Al Turabi has become Emirates Flight Training Academy’s first international cadet pilot to graduate. Bayan’s inspirational journey as a cadet at the Emirates Flight Training Academy is a story of determination and success, and a testament of a ‘dream come true’. Growing up in Bahrain, Bayan lived in a house located between the airportRead More

Chapman Freeborn appoints VP of Passenger Sales for the Americas

Chapman Freeborn, has appointed Kari Bigot as Vice President of Passenger Sales for the Americas. Kari joins Chapman Freeborn with over 30 years of experience in the business travel industry bringing a diverse perspective, and depth of sales and marketing knowledge. She began her career with Northwestern Business Travel, and later managed ground transportation atRead More