Posted by on November 9, 2021

Senin, 31 Juli 2017

BATAM ( – Indonesia will have special guest, Ms. Shaesta Waiz, Afghanistan’s first female commercial pilot for Afghan descent, will be doing solo flight around the world to 18 countries. Bali is the 15th stop on August 4, 2017 next week.

“Ms. Shaesta Waiz will be doing solo flight around the world, Indonesia is included in one of the countries dismissing solo flying activities. Shaesta Waiz. He will fly solo using Beechcraft Bonanza A36 from Singapore to Bali next week, “explained Chief of Bureau of Communications and Public Information J. A. Barata, Sunday (07/30/2017).

The solo flight activity by Ms. Waiz has a mission to inspire young people, especially women, to be interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) in aviation.

The plan before the solo flight to Bali, Ms. Waiz will stop by Batam, using the Ferry from Singapore on Monday (31/7) for the campaign of airline awareness as well as introduce and attract young people, especially women to explore the science of aviation.

Added Barata, based on data from the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) which is the world’s aviation body under the UN, that the number of female commercial aircraft pilots is only about 6% of the total number of pilots available.

“So this activity is done, Ms. Waiz wants to campaign, invite young people especially women to plunge into the world of aviation, is expected from here will foster interest of young people, especially women to explore the science of aviation, “closed Barata. (Helmi)


Originally posted on July 31, 2017 @ 9:30 am


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