Bahamasair Introduces First Female Pilots
Above: Captains Gwendolyn Ritchie, Gail Saunders and Frances Smith BIS Photo/Letisha Henderson)
By the Caribbean Journal staff
Bahamian national air carrier Bahamasair has introduced the first female pilots in the company’s history.
Three pilots, Gwendolyn Ricthie, Gail Saunders and Frances Smith, have each been promoted to Dash 8 aircraft captains.
The three were introduced at a ceremony Tuesday at the country’s Lynden Pindling International Airport.
They were joined at the introduction by Captain Paulo Cartwright, director of flight operations and Henry Woods, managing director at Bahamasair.