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Watch: Emirates’ Nevin Darwish first woman of Arab origin to captain world’s largest aircraft


DUBAI: To mark the International Women’s Day, the Dubai-based Emirates airline’s female pilots flew the world’s largest aircraft Airbus A380.

Captain Nevin Darwish from Egypt and First Officer Alia Al Muhairi from the UAE flew the iconic Emirates Airbus A380 from Dubai to Vienna for International Women’s Day. Captain Darwish is the first woman of Arab origin to have captained the Airbus A380. First Officer Al Muhairi, a UAE national, is currently the youngest Emirati female pilot operating the Emirates A380 aircraft, the airline said.

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