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Toronto conference

LIAT's first lady pilot, Liz Clark
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Liz in the engine

Interview with ISA+21 Co-founder Beverley Bass
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Beverley Bass as a new captain

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ISA+21 was founded in 1978 when twenty-one women airline pilots
came together for their first conference.

Our purpose is to provide camaraderie and support for women airline pilots.


Join us and be a part of our mentoring and philanthropy!


We raise scholarship money and have donated over $1 MILLION
to women aspiring to be airline pilots.


We gave away over $60,000 in 2017!


TOR better group photo
 
OUR CONFERENCES ARE SO MUCH FUN!
TORONTO, CANADA MAY 9-11, 2017
 
More information for members (after login) is provided under "Conferences" in the main menu above.
 
The silent auction at our conference is our primary fund raiser, but we accept donations all year.

Sherry Anderson Type Rating Fund

David Mandot CFI Fund

For general Scholarship donations:

Scholarship


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For more information about the AmazonSmile program, go to http://smile.amazon.com/about.
Make sure you save the smile.amazon.com link in your browser, or your donations will not be accrued!


Scholarships Awarded at WAI


We chose our scholarship winners from a cadre of extremely qualified applicants and awarded $60,000 in scholarships.

We signed up over thirty new members, bringing us to 450 strong!
There are more pictures on our private Facebook page.


ISA+21 member Miyukiko Kostelny wins the American Airlines 737 Type Rating!


KOKO

Lots of fun at Women in Aviation!

We do not announce at the WAI Awards Banquet because it is too expensive.
We decided to save the $10,000 it would cost and award another type rating!


CAPTAIN BECKY HOWELL RETIRES FROM SOUTHWEST!
HAPPY 65TH BIRTHDAY, BECKY!


Becky Howell is pictured below
with copilot and ISA member Chriselda Beltran on her retirement flight 5/23/2017:

retirement Becky Howell

https://www.ninety-nines.org/becky-howell.htm

Becky lost the love of her life last month.
Please seen the donate button above for a scholarship in David Mandot's name.




Delta Settles With Flight Attendant Who Says She Had Nowhere to Pump Breast Milk by Annalyn Kurtz April 13, 2017


 breast milk

For new moms, pumping breast milk at work gets tricky no matter what the job.

But for airline crew members like flight attendants and pilots, it’s an even more complicated task.

Read More:  

http://fortune.com/2017/04/13/delta-flight-attendant-breastfeeding-settlement/



SCHOLARSHIP ACCOMPLISHMENTS!



MING AND KAMA


Thank you ladies! Ming and I had a great experience. 
We are grateful for all your help and the opportunity to get typed in the 737NG.  

Kind Regards,

Kama Arseneaux
Ming Nielson


LOG IN TO READ MORE ABOUT THESE TWO GREAT LADIES UNDER "NEW AND NEWSWORTHY!"

                       

Click Scholarship for information and the application.

Contact Scholarship Chair if you have any questions
ISA+21 = largest donor in the world of advanced flight scholarships for women




AIR NEW ZEALAND

 

 

Eighty years ago, Jean Batten broke a world record with the first solo flight from England to New Zealand. It took 11 days to make the record-breaking trip.

 

This week (10/21/2016), Air New Zealand celebrated the heroic solo journey taken by New Zealand's greatest aviator with an all-female flight crew flying from London to Auckland.

 
Air New Zealand women pilots
 


Quotes from Liz Jennings Clark in Travel Boom article:

 
 

NEW CAPTAINS!


Congratulations to
three women pilots who have recently upgraded to Captain!

Captain Deborah Hecker (American Airlines), who is also a chief pilot!
Captain Aileen Marie (Atlas Air), who has achieved her lifelong dream of left seat on the mighty 747!
Captain Betsy Jordan Donovan (XOJET)—you deserved this promotion long ago!

These ladies have strived for 15 to 20 years to advance as pilots while also pulling many other ladies up with them. Each one is a tremendous role model as pilot and leader in aviation.

CONGRATULATIONS, CAPTAINS!


Aileen Watkins and Julie Morris

Captain Aileen Watkins and Check Airman Julie Morris in the Boeing747 simulator.


Woman Captain in Columbia


YOUNGEST CAPTAIN AT COLUMBIAN AIRLINE

BOGATA, COLUMBIA

MENTORING

SUCCESSFUL WOMEN IN AVIATION: THE EFFECT OF MENTORING


Women in the cockpit

UPS 747 pilots, Captain Shannon Jipsen and First Officer Michelle Booth.


Flying Downunder



Deb Lawrie in uniform


Tammy Blakey and crew

ISA member Captain Tammy Blakey, First Officer
Colleen Andersen, and Susan Shaw IRO flying from Los Angeles, California to Melbourne, Australia on a United B787.

Women Pilots Make Strides Internationally


All Woman Crews on Egypt Air

Egypt Air


American Airlines Announces Paid Maternity Leave


http://thepointsguy.com/2017/01/american-airlines-paid-maternity/


If you run across an American Airlines employee with an extra spring to his or her step, it might be because of the carrier's new maternity policy. Effective March 1, 2017, many AA employees will receive “up to 10 weeks of fully paid time off to recover from pregnancy and delivery” and/or “up to $4,000 in financial support and positive space travel related to adoptions.” This covers both union and nonunion employees.

Delta Air Lines followed suit, announcing six weeks of paid time off after birth, but not for women pilots, who are union employees.



An article in August of last year highlighted the issues in the cockpit of being a new mom.
This is not just a female issue, it is a family issue that our country needs to address.

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/17/business/when-the-captain-is-mom-accommodating-new-motherhood-at-



DON'T FLY TIRED


We all know better than to fly tired... but long haul flights and red eye flying are realities.
Until airlines get better at managing schedules, pilots will continue to monitor their own performance and find methods that work for them.
Hopefully our unions and airlines will work with us to find solutions for our fatigue issues.

Daily Mail



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DIRECTORS

        
       Glenys Robison                     Chairwoman

               Tara Traynor Cook                 Vice Chairwoman
  Diane Helly                             Treasurer

  Christine Zoerlein                  Secretary

      Karen Guadagni                    Scholarship
       Linda Wright                          Membership
                            Kara Hatzai                            Education and Outreach
    Karol Welling                         Events      

               Kathy McCullough                Communications

           


               New Baby, Marriage, Upgrade, or Airline?
                Contact Communications Chair, Kathy McCullough.