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An Ethiopian 777-200LR in Toronto (Photo: BriYYZ from Toronto, Canada (Ethipian Boeing 777-200LR ET-ANR) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons)

Ethiopian Airlines Operates First All-Female Crew Flight in Africa

In a historic feat, Ethiopian Airlines operated the first ever intra-Africa with an all-female crew. The flight, Ethiopian Airlines flight 901, departed from Ethiopia’s capital city Addis Ababa to Lagos, Nigeria. Female flight dispatchers, check-in staff, pilots and cabin crew were all involved for this historic flight. The flight, operated by a Boeing 777 widebody aircraft, took around five and a half hours and was arranged by Ethiopian Airlines as part of a push to encourage women in Africa to pursue…