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Egyptian Aviation minister gives support to 99s meeting

Posted 7 May 2017 · Add Comment

The Arabian section of the global women pilot group, the Ninety Nines has been granted the patronage of the Egyptian Civil Aviation Ministry for its fifth annual meeting which will be held in October.

More than a hundred female pilots from all over the world along with the president of the international organisation of the Ninety Nines, Jan Mckenzie, will attend the meeting where members will enjoy cultural tours and variety of aviation activities and get the chance to learn from each other experiences in the aviation field, said governor Alia Twal. 

Twal met with HE Sherif Fathi Attia, Minister of Civil Aviation in Cairo who gave his full support for the group.
“His Excellency was very encouraging and supportive and we are very happy to have this meeting under the patronage of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, this will add more value to the meeting.” Twal said.
The Arabian Section was founded in 1989 by 12 members - one of them, Captain Lotfia El Nadi, is from Egypt, Today the Section had 120 members from around the world, giving their own scholarships for its members , and is working on plans to host the global meeting for the Ninety Nines in 2021 in the Kingdom of Jordan.
Aviatrix interested in joining the Arabian section of the Ninety Nines can contact


Pictured: Alia Twal and Minister Sherif Fathi Attia

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