All Women Flight Deck Crew Operate Multi-Stop Emirates Cargo Flights Across Four Continents

Captain Ellen Roz and First Officer Heidi McDiarmid operate multi-stop cargo flights ahead of International Women’s Day.

Dubai: On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Emirates is highlighting one aspect of how women in aviation are supporting economies and touching lives across the world.

The airline has released a video that follows an all-women flight deck crew operate multi-stop cargo flights across four continents on Emirates SkyCargo’s Boeing 777 freighter aircraft. Captain Ellen Roz from the United States and First Officer Heidi McDiarmid from Australia cover close to 30,000 kms in 10 days on five freighter flights from Frankfurt to Mexico City onwards to Quito, Aguadilla, Amsterdam and finally to Dubai transporting over 300 tonnes of cargo ranging from fresh flowers and fruits to pharmaceuticals. The two pilots were also joined by Captain Heather Wolf from Canada for operating the flight from Frankfurt to Mexico City.

Women in Emirates

Women constitute more than 40 per cent of the total workforce at Emirates with the majority working as cabin crew. Emirates’ female pilots come from over 30 nationalities, covering an age range from 23 to 62 years. Women from over 160 nationalities, including more than 1,100 Emiratis, are employed across the Emirates Group in operational roles in functions including flight operations, engineering, aircraft maintenance & appearance, catering, cargo and ramp operations; in customer facing roles in airport services, sales and customer affairs and corporate roles across business support functions.

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Source: All-women flight deck crew operate multi-stop Emriates cargo flights across four continents

Follow the high-flying adventures of our all-women flight deck crew who operated a multi-stop Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777 Freighter trip covering 6 cities across 4 continents to mark International Women’s Day. Captain Ellen Roz from the United States and First Officer Heidi McDiarmid from Australia flew 30,000 kilometres in 10 days carrying over 300 tons of cargo ranging from fresh flowers and fruits to pharmaceuticals. They operated the Boeing 777 Freighter on 5 flights serving the Frankfurt-Mexico City-Quito-Aguadilla-Amsterdam-Dubai World Central Emirates SkyCargo route. They were joined by Captain Heather Wolf from Canada on the Frankfurt-Mexico City sector. #InternationalWomensDay #EmiratesAirline #EmiratesSkyCargo #FlyEmiratesFlyBette

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