Air India Pilot Zoya Agarwal Scripts History By Becoming The First Indian Pilot To Get A Place At SFO Aviation Museum


Indian female pilot, Captain Zoya Agarwal becomes 1st human being to get a place at SFO Aviation Museum

Captain Zoya Agarwal made history by cementing her place in SFO Aviation Museum on 19th August 2022. She covered a record-breaking distance of around 16,000kms on her historic flight over the North Pole.

For the first time Zoya Agarwal, a senior Air India pilot of the Boeing 777 aircraft, led an all-female crew of Air India and covered the world’s longest air route from San Francisco to Bengaluru covering the North point. Moreover, she is the only human being who has made it possible to get into the San Francisco Aviation Luis a Turpen Aviation Museum, also commonly known as SFO Aviation Museum, as a pilot. Because of Zoya’s hard work, determination and devotion The SFO museum commemorated her brilliant career in aviation and her advocacy for promoting female empowerment across the globe.

An official from the San Francisco Aviation Museum said that recording and sharing Captain Agarwal’s personal history allows the SFO Museum to preserve the excitement and historicity of her extraordinary career with other aviation enthusiasts.

Zoya, one of the UN’s gender equality spokesperson states, “It is an honour to be recognised as an Indian woman, as well as a great pilot.” In the past few years, women’s participation in the Indian civil aviation sector has rapidly increased, per the International Society of Women Airlines. India currently boasts the most significant proportion of female pilots in the world and accounts for around 12.4% of all pilots, compared to 5.5% in the US.

by Shyma

Leave a Reply