Iranian female captain pilots Tehran-Mashhad flight

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – In a historic moment in Iran’s aviation history, a female captain and her first officer piloted a round trip between Tehran and Mashhad on Monday.

Iranian pilot Neshat Jahandari and co-pilot Forouz Firouzi are the first two women in Iran’s aviation history to have piloted a passenger flight.

The departing flight from capital Tehran to Mashhad in northeast Iran was done with 160 passengers on Monday, and the return flight carried 171 passengers.

Captain Jahandari posted about the news on her Instagram page, describing it as a “historic event” in Iran’s aviation industry.

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    • IR 14:20 - 2019/10/15
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      Congratulation👏👏
    • Chandra GB 23:02 - 2019/10/15
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      Wow Amazing and great
    • Jahanseirespadana Tour and Travel Agancy US 23:06 - 2019/10/15
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      Hello, congratulations!!!!!
    • Reza IR 23:48 - 2019/10/15
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      Captain Neshat congratulations