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Changing The Face Of Aviation In Africa ~ Meet Our African Trailblazers

This is an interactive map. Hover your cursor over the countries and see where our African 99s trailblazers members are from. 

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Ivana Alvares-Marshall
Ivana Alvares-Marshall Governor of the African Section 99s

Ivana Alvares-Marshall from Malawi

  • EASA ATPL / FAA Commercial Licence / FAA Flight Instructor / Malawi Commercial Licence
  • Founder and First African Governor of the African Section 99s
  • Global Goodwill Ambassador
  • Bachelors degree in Aviation Science.
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Dina Dawod from Egypt 

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Ashaba Faridah from Uganda

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Abimobla Jayeola from Nigeria 

  • Commercial Pilot Licence on Helicopters 
  • First Female Nigerian Pilot who graduated from Bristow Academy Florida USA. 
  • First Female Helicopter Captain in Nigeria 
  • Holds a Bachelors degree in Environmental Management and Toxicology from the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta
  • Masters Degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria.

 

 

Yolanda

Yolanda Kaunda from Malawi.

  • Malawian and Ethiopian Airline Transport Pilot Licence
  • The first female Captain of Malawian Airlines, which was formed in 2012 flying the Bombardier Dash 8.
  • Command of a first all female crew flight on 16 March 2017. 

Kgomotso Phatsima from Botswana 

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Samantha Schnetler from South Africa 

  • South African Airline Transport Pilot Licence Helicopters / Helicopter instructor.
  • Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) trained Pilot in South Africa.
  • One of the youngest female helicopter Captains at age 20 for the South African Police Service.
  • Bachelors of Commerce Degree
  • Post graduate qualification in Financial planning
  • Command on a first all female crew flight in the Mpumalanga province saving the life of a one month old baby girl ~ read more about it  https://lowvelder.co.za/293085/video-all-women-flight-crew-makes-history-in-the-province/
  • Samantha is a senior financial planner, she  assists pilots take control of their finances in the same way they control their aircraft and guide them in spreading their wings of wealth. https://samanthaschnetler.co.za/ 
  • You can also read more about financial services on risk and investment planning solutions for corporates and individuals in the aviation industry at https://skyfinsa.co.za/our-team
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Veronica Zunic from Malawi 

  • Airline Transport Pilot Licence
  • First female pilot of Malawi in 1992. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_in_aviation
  • First female pilot who flew for Air Malawi, founded in March 1964 went into liquidation in 2012. 
  • First female presidential pilot of Malawi. 
  • Flew in Zimbabwe and South Africa from 1986-1989
    Air Malawi from 1989-1998 ( HS 748, ATR 42, B737, DO228)
    TransAsia Airways 1998-2001 (ATR72)
    Vietnam Airlines 2001-2018 (ATR 72, A320/1, A330)
  • Currently a sim Instructor / Examiner 
  • TRE of the A320, A330 & A350
  • Veronica has an aviation training company called GreenDot Aviation owned by herself, her husband (Mladen Zunic) and Luke Fleming.
    The company provides high quality training to airbus pilots. It is an EASA ATO (European Aviation Safety Agency Approved Training Organization).GreenDot Aviation have trained a large number of airlines in Asia. Some of them are: Bangkok Airway, Thai Smile, Thai Lion Air, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Cargo, Bamboo Airlines to name a few. http://www.greendot-aviation.com