UK Woman Kate McWilliams becomes world's youngest ever commercial airline captain

Posted on:29 Sep 2016 09:32:42

UK Woman Kate McWilliams becomes world's youngest ever commercial airline captain
29 September 2016 Current Affairs: A British woman Kate McWilliams become the world's youngest ever commercial airline captain at just 26 years old.

Kate McWilliams, with budget carrier easyJet, is based at London's Gatwick Airport. She began flying at the age of 13 in the air cadets before embarking on a training programme at CTC Aviation in Southampton on her 19th birthday.

She first became interested in planes after attending an air show at age four.

She flies Airbus A319 and A320 planes to around 100 destinations, such as Reykjavik, Tel Aviv and Marrakesh. 


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