Meet the First 2 Female Captain pilots to Fly a Plane in Zimbabwe
Last week, Air #Zimbabwe made aviation history by having the first all-female flight deck crew.
The two female pilots, Captain Chipo M. Matimba and Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros, flew a #Boeing737from the country's capital of Harare to Victoria Falls. After the flight, both ladies shared their excitement on social media.
On her Facebook page, Captain Matimba wrote: "History has been made! First all-female flight deck crew on the Air Zimbabwe Boeing 737! Two captains! Absolute pleasure Captain Elizabeth Simbi Petros! #FLYBABES. #PaintingTheSkyPink! "
Captain Petros also posted to her Facebook, writing, "Air Zim First:- All Women 737 Flight Deck Crew!!!! Flt to Vic Falls This Morning. Was A pleasure Skipper Chipo Matimba!!!!!! " While Captains Petros and Matimba made history for Air Zimbabwe, this isn't the first time two women have flown a commercial plane, according to #CondeNastTraveler.