Subscribe Free
in Events

Egyptian Aviation minister gives support to 99s meeting

Posted 7 May 2017 · Add Comment

The Arabian section of the global women pilot group, the Ninety Nines has been granted the patronage of the Egyptian Civil Aviation Ministry for its fifth annual meeting which will be held in October.

More than a hundred female pilots from all over the world along with the president of the international organisation of the Ninety Nines, Jan Mckenzie, will attend the meeting where members will enjoy cultural tours and variety of aviation activities and get the chance to learn from each other experiences in the aviation field, said governor Alia Twal. 
Twal met with HE Sherif Fathi Attia, Minister of Civil Aviation in Cairo who gave his full support for the group.
“His Excellency was very encouraging and supportive and we are very happy to have this meeting under the patronage of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, this will add more value to the meeting.” Twal said.
The Arabian Section was founded in 1989 by 12 members - one of them, Captain Lotfia El Nadi, is from Egypt, Today the Section had 120 members from around the world, giving their own scholarships for its members , and is working on plans to host the global meeting for the Ninety Nines in 2021 in the Kingdom of Jordan.
Aviatrix interested in joining the Arabian section of the Ninety Nines can contact twalalia@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictured: Alia Twal and Minister Sherif Fathi Attia

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Southern comfort

Jetex Flight Support’s latest building at Dubai South won the FBO of the year title at last October’s Aviation Business Awards. Dave Calderwood went along to find out why and also discovered other excellent facilities along the way.

Garmin introduces the GFC 600H helicopter flight control system

Garmin has launched the GFCTM 600H flight control system for helicopter owners and operators – a breakthrough in cost-effective technology that reduces pilot workload and improves mission effectiveness.

Pegasus Airlines is bouncing back and looking to new markets

Pegasus Airlines has released a statement saying it is looking forward to expanding after ‘weathering Turkey’s tough times for Turkey's aviation sector in recent years.’

TAV Airports revenue reached EUR 1.1 billion in 2017

TAV Airports Holding increased passengers served 10% and reached 115 million.

Double honours for Emirates Group Security and Transguard

Emirates Group Security and Transguard have cemented their industry leadership position by clinching two accolades at the 16th edition of the Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Awards (SKEA).

Algerian minister confirms bids submitted re cargo market tender

Algerian Minister of Public Works and Transport, Abdelghani Zaalane, has confirmed that four bids have been submitted to government regarding the proposed liberalisation of the country's air cargo market, reports ch-aviation.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
Abu Dhabi AirExpo BT2018BIAS BT271017161118AirportShow BT1502090518Aviation Africa BT18418SOFEX BT2018Global Aerospace BT2018MEBAA BT2018Istanbul Airshow BT22018ArabianTravelMkBT250418