Airlines and women (not) in leadership once again topped the talking points on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated on the 08-Mar every year around the world and is a focal point in the movement for women’s rights. While,…..

Safety is a concern for all business travellers, but recent research highlights the risk is higher for women and those in the LGBTQ+ community

Alarmingly, business travellers report feeling unsafe, with female and LGBTQ+ travellers said to be regularly experiencing harassment, according to a recently released survey completed by…..

Tourism is leading other global sectors in advancing gender equality, offering women more opportunities for leadership roles

A new study has revealed that tourism offers women more opportunities for leadership roles, has a larger female workforce and a smaller gender wage-gap. The…..

Air Canada’s head of maintenance is the surprising force in promoting gender equality within the airline

Airlines worldwide are working to correct a gender imbalance within their executive ranks, and Air Canada, one of the biggest proponents for gender equality, surprisingly,…..

Video of the week – CAE’s Women in Flight scholarship programme encourages exceptional women to become professional pilots

Training specialists CAE last year revealed it will invest around USD1 million a year in its Women in Flight scholarship programme, demonstrating its own commitment…..

Video of the week – Breaking the glass ceiling: departing Flybe CEO leaves a lasting legacy for women in aviation

Flybe’s departing CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener may not have been the first woman to run a UK airline, but she has certainly helped raise their profile…..

Gender equality needs to accelerate – high level female appointments remain few and far between at North American airlines

JetBlue made a significant move in 2018 when it named airline veteran Joanna Geraghty as president and COO. Canada’s largest airline, Air Canada, also named…..

Virgin Atlantic bids farewell to the ‘Flying Lady’ as new ‘Flying Icons’ debut on its new A350 fleet

A week ahead of the hotly anticipated unveiling of Virgin Atlantic’s new Upper Class business product for its future Airbus A350-1000 fleet, the airline has…..

While gender diversity remains a major discussion point, new research shows male and female business travellers are more similar than ever

In an age where gender diversity is a red-hot topic, a big question is are corporate travel programmes conditioned to treat their male and female…..

Women airline pilots are increasing, but there remains considerable work to counter the imbalance

As delegates have convened for the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Global Aviation Gender Summit in Cape Town, South Africa, a new insight report from…..