She’s the first female pilot in the UAE ruling family

A Sheikha just has flew an Emirates airline flight to Italy. Sheikha Moza Bint Marwan Bin Mohammad Bin Hasher Al Maktoum addressed passengers via the aircraft speaker.

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“Good morning ladies and gentlemen, this is first officer Moza Al Maktoum speaking,” she said. “We are currently cruising at an altitude of 35,000 feet and will descending to Milan airport shortly”.


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Queen of the skies … #retired747

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The video racked up more than 62,000 views in the first 12 hours. A number of fans took to her social media account to congratulate the self-titled “Queen of the Skies”.

“We should all praise the hard work and effort that Shaikha Moza has put into her career,” one posted.

Sheika Mozah is currently the only female pilot in the UAE ruling family. She carried out her first assigned flight on a commercial pilot in February 2017.


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My niece @mozahmm our first female pilot from the family on her first assisted flight as a commercial pilot. Proud of you ! The sky is not the limit. As long as you can dream it you can achieve it. موزة مروان. بنت إختي. أول طيار أنثى فالعائلة. اليوم أول يوم تطير كمساعد طيار على طيران الإمارات. نفتخر بك يا موزة. اللهم وفقك في كل الخير الذي تتمنينه.

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Her aunt, Sheikha Latifa, took to Instagram to praise her niece at the time. “Proud of you! The sky is not the limit,” she typed. “As long as you can dream it, you can achieve it.”

Sheikha Moza regularly documents her travels on the social media site, including bonding with a tiger and unwinding in a luxury villa in the Maldvies

We’re excited to see what milestone she’ll mark next…

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