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In China, female pilots strain to hold up half the sky

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - 02:00

China’s proportion of female pilots - at 1.3 percent - is one of the world’s lowest. Analysts attribute that to social perceptions and male-centric hiring practices by Chinese airlines, and pilots like Han Siyuan are fighting for women to have better chances in the industry.

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China’s proportion of female pilots - at 1.3 percent - is one of the world’s lowest. Analysts attribute that to social perceptions and male-centric hiring practices by Chinese airlines, and pilots like Han Siyuan are fighting for women to have better chances in the industry.

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In China, female pilots strain to hold up half the sky

Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - 02:00