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Siza Mzimela the first lady to own an Aviation Company

Meet Siza Mzimela From South Africa, The 1st Woman To Own Airline Business

Having guts for one to live an extra ordinary life and live a life that he or she dreamt of, is seriously a long way to trek and you definitely need all the strength in the world to reach you highest peak. Well, meet Siza Mzimela from South Africa who made history by becoming the first women to own an airline business in the whole world after years of working in the aviation field, and thus has continued to show the world that women can’t only be mothers but also be masters in the business world.

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According to Timeslive, the country’s newest airline, Fly Blue Crane, was started by the company’s CEO, Siza Mzimela, a Black woman who saw a niche market and decided to capitalize on it.

Siza was quoted saying that we aim to make our mark serving the increasingly commercially significant provincial and regional capitals. Our aim in the coming years is to make air travel an altogether better and more rewarding experience in Southern Africa.

Siza Mzimela becomes first female to join IATA

Siza, who started her career with SAA in 1997 as a market analyst, has also been appointed as the first female to join the International Air Transport Association’s board of directors in 67 years. Holding a bachelor of arts degree in economics and statistics from the University of Swaziland, Siza serves as a board member of the South African Tourism Board, as well as the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.

Siza kicked off operations for Fly Blue Crane at the O.R. Tambo International Airport in South Africa. The airline currently has two 50-seat ERJ 145s and offers low-cost domestic flights within the South African region.

However, Siza makes it clear that she hopes to expand destinations to Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and the Democratic Republic of Congo in the near future. In addition to her new airline.

Siza Mzimela is also the founder and executive chairperson of Blue Crane Aviation

This is an aviation services company that focuses on African airlines and provides them with airline consulting, aviation legal services, and aircraft management services in an effort to give them access to the global market.

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  1. pastormugi@yahoo.com'

    wow, she is really rich

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