Malawian Airlines all-female flight lands in Dar es Salaam

A Malawian Airlines flight exclusively operated and supported by women landed in Tanzania’s commercial capital Dar es Salaam from Blantyre on 16th March 2017.

Cabin crew posing with the First Lady of Malawi and wife of the Vice President

Crew posing with the First Lady of Malawi and wife of the Vice President

Women were in charge of every single aspect of the flight operation, from cockpit to cabin, check-in to customer care, and air traffic control to ground handling.

The aim of the flight, the first of its kind for the for the national carrier, was to encourage young girls and women who aspire to pursue careers in aviation but are under the impression that it is a male-dominated industry.

Malawian Airlines is owned by the Malawi Government (51%) and Ethiopian Airlines (49%).