Air Zimbabwe Makes History With 1st All-Female Flight Crew

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Captain Chipo M. Matimba and Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros (photo via Facebook)

Air Zimbabwe made aviation history with its first all-women flight crew on Saturday. Captain Chipo M. Matimba and Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros safely flew Flight 737 from Harare To Victoria Falls.

This moment comes right after a Niger woman, Lieutenant Ouma Laouali, became the first female pilot to serve in the country’s Armed Forces.

After the flight, Captain Simbi Petros, wrote on her Facebook page, “Air Zim First:- All Women 737 Flight Deck Crew!!!! Flt to Vic Falls This Morning. Was A pleasure Skipper Chipo Matimba!!!!!!”

The excited captains posted pictures on Facebook of the awesome moment:

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article by Keyaira Kelly via hellobeautiful.com

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