Amy Johnson in the news

Those of you using the KS1 famous people topic of Amy Johnson will be interested to hear that the proportion of female pilots recruited by Easyjet has doubled amid attempts to make its flight crew more diverse. Aviation remains one of the most male-dominated profession with women making up only 3% of commercial pilots worldwide. Two years ago Easyjet launched its Amy Johnson Flying initiative . Now 13% of pilots are female compared with just 6% two years ago. Girl power!!

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