Mervat Sultan, President, Women in Aviation Middle East Chapter, addressing the Women in Aviation General Assembly at the Airport Show, said the aviation industry should now talk about how important is to hone the skills of women, how to get the new generation to receive proper education and training.
“We have fewer women, let’s have more women in aviation is old story. Now we are concentrating on how to give our new generation a proper education, prepare them to get involved in new technology as they are moving very fast,” she said.
“As for the achievement of women, she said: “If you go to important aircraft, you can more or less see either the captain or the despatchers or the engineers are women. If you go to the Air Traffic Control Tower, there are ladies. But that is not enough.
“The pandemic has moved us 20 years in front, now we have technology which we are supposed to use after 20 years. This has given us the opportunity to get into the market of new technology. The new generation is well prepared, but we must make use of the educational institutions and training institutes for enrolling more women,” she added.
The Assembly hosted many sessions, which was addressed by HRH Prince Fahd bin Mishaal Al-Saud, Chairman of the Board, Saudi Aviation Club (SAC) and Chairman of GCC Aviation Authority.
“Covid-19 has fast-tracked the adoption of technology across the aviation industry. Airports, airlines, ANSPs, ground handlers and all other stakeh
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