Aug 152015
 

Irene Koki Mutungi

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Irene Koki Mutungi dreamliner pilot at KQ

In 2014, Kenya Airways announced the first African Captain on the world’s latest aircraft, Boeing B787 Dreamliner and guess what, she was a woman! Irene Koki Mutungi became the first ever and only female pilot at KQ for six years before other female pilots joined the aviation bandwagon.

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Irene at work in the dreamliner

She was also the first female to fly the B767-300ER, the second largest plane in the Kenya Airways aircraft fleet after the B777-300ER as the First Officer.

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First female dreamliner B787 pilot in Kenya

She started her career in 1993.

 

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