Spearheading a new era in Saudi aviation, Yasmeen Al Maimani becomes the first female First Officer in KSA.
19 June 2019| Last updated on 23 June 2019
Making history as Saudi Arabia’s first female commercial pilot.
29-year-old Yasmeen Al Maimani reached new heights for Saudi women in aviation by becoming the first female commercial pilot in KSA. Al Maimani made her way into Nesma Airlines, a Saudi Arabian airline that offers domestic flights within the region as well as international flights to Egypt.
On Sunday, June 9 she shared her joy on social media, receiving congratulatory support from her followers on her milestone achievement.
The photo captured her in the cockpit with the caption, “Elhamdullah achieved my dream today released as First Officer.”
She added that people should “never underestimate others”.