Top 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
India is the country with a maximum number of women pilots in the world. In a tweet the Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Indian carriers employ close to 12.4% women pilots.

How long does it take to become a pilot in Kenya?

For the first basic license, the Private Pilots License which takes six months to complete, the school charges Sh800,000. To obtain the second level license, the Commercial Pilots License, a training must pay Sh2,600,000 with the training estimated to last between 8-12 months.

Kenya has been blessed with bold women who have continued to venture into careers that were previously seen to be a preserve of men.

In the aviation field, our women have been breaking the glass ceiling and have been dominating the skies, inspiring young ones who would wish to join the profession.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies– The list is random and we only picked 10 available at the time with no criteria- there are currently  a minimum of 30 Female Pilots in Kenya.

1. Captain Emmy Chepkwony who flies the B737 is one of the Kenyan beauties making the country proud.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
Capt. Emmy Chepkwony flies the B737. Photo: Irene Koki Mutunga.
Source: UGC

2. Captain SaviaMaria Ondego is in charge of the E190. Following the coronavirus pandemic, the beauty has been baking and bonding with her family.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
Capt. SaviaMaria Ondego has been spending her time baking. Photo: Irene Koki Mutungi.
Source: UGC

3. First Officer Louisa Imbuga (B737) is the daughter of late author Francis Imbuga.

When the young lady is off duty, she spends her time watching space documentaries, baking and keeping fit.

Louisa, just like her dad, is a writer and has published one book.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
FO Louisa Imbuga is the daughter of the late author Francis Imbuga. Photo: Irene Koki Mutungi.Source: UGC

4. First Officer Kellen Macharia is a charming beauty who likes swimming and spending time with family.

 

The beauty is working on starting her own steakhouse, a project she started two years ago.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
Kellen Macharia is a first officer operating B787 planes. Photo: Irene Koki Mutungi.
Source: UGC

5. Captain Fiona Ngumi (E190) has been spending time with her family at home following the coronavirus pandemic.

Away from work, the charming beauty enjoys listening to music, watching lifestyle shows, documentaries and cooking.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
Following the coronavirus pandemic, captain Fiona Ngumi has been spending time at home with her kids. Photo: Irene Koki Mutungi.
Source: UGC

6. First officer Evelyn Mwongeli is a charming beauty who enjoys flying the B737.

She also leads the union’s Peer Support Program supporting pilots’ psychological health and overall well being.

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First officer Evelyn Mwongeli B737. Photo: Irene Koki Mutungi.
Source: UGC

7. First officer Amy Kiiru (B737) is one of the ladies who has continued to raise the Kenyan flag high.

She also doubles up as a safety manager and also enjoys riding motorbikes.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the Skies
First officer Amy Kiiru B737 also doubles up as a safety manager. Photo: Irene Koki Mutungi.
Source: UGC

8. First officer Suman Rehal enjoys doing her work on the B787. The beauty is a dotting mother of one.

Following the coronavirus pandemic, she revealed that she has been spending time with her little one and working out.

Let us look at TOP 10 Female Kenyan Pilots Gracing the SkiesFirst officer Suman Rehal B787 is a charming mother of one. Photo: Irene Koki Mutungi.
Source: UGC