Inspiring inspirational women


Championing the importance of women in aviation, Emirates hosted Shaesta Waiz for a Boeing 777 simulator challenge at its Dubai base. Waiz is the founder and pilot of Dreams Soar, with a mission to inspire and empower young females to become the next generation of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and aviation professionals. As Shaesta said: “An airplane doesn’t know if you are a girl or boy, what your religion or background is. It reacts based on the input of the pilot”

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Ever since his first flight on a TriStar, Adam has loved air travel, and since becoming editor of the Aircraft Interiors International brand he has really enjoyed the opportunity to be involved with the latest aircraft and airline products before they are even launched. Adam co-ordinates the running of the magazine, from commissioning articles and artwork, to ensuring that high standards of quality are maintained, as well as managing online content. Adam is proud to sit on the jury of the Crystal Cabin Awards and to have laid on the bed in Etihad's Residence.

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