FATIMA GWADABE: A LEGENDARY FEMALE PILOT
Fatima Gwadabe is a Pilot in Max Air and the first female pilot in the history of aviation in Kano State. She is stationed in Kano and flies Max Air’s Boeing 737 series mostly seeing on Kano—Abuja—Lagos routes. Gwadabe was born in Kano. She graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Geography.
How do you feel to have achieved this accomplishment of being the first female pilot in Northern Nigeria? To start with, there are few other female pilots from the north. I’m the first from my home state (Kano). Having completed my flight training and working as a full-time commercial pilot was a dream come true. […]