It is impressive to witness the league of African women in aerospace, and more importantly Nigeria is also blessed with numerous talents from all walks of life. A new benchmark has now been set by women of substance in the aviation sector. In the global scene, more than 500 women are proudly admitted to being […]
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. […]