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Alaska Features Its First All-Female Black Flight Crew

Alaska Features Its First All-Female Black Flight Crew
Ryan Boyd

On Mother’s Day of this year, Alaska Airlines Flight 361 featured its first-ever flight flown by two black women, Mallory Cave and Tara Wright.

“Finally, you’re sharing a pretty interesting piece of Alaska Airlines history this morning,” Wright announced to the passengers. “You’ll be piloted by two female African-American pilots for the first time in the airline’s history.”

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  1. merijn

    May 19, 2018 at 2:59 pm

    Sorry but what is this for strange news.
    2 Black pilots is suddenly front page news.
    We also don’t bring it as a news if there are 2 white pilots on a flight.

  2. JackE

    May 20, 2018 at 12:05 am

    How can the flight cabin be diverse when the flight crew is the same?

  3. mvoight

    May 21, 2018 at 10:10 am

    Have they been keeping track all of these years of the race and sex of the pilots on each flight?

  4. simpleflyer

    May 21, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    As the pilots are behind locked doors, they could have space aliens in there for all I know.

    So long as we touch down in one piece, it’s all good.

  5. mvoight

    May 22, 2018 at 8:26 am

    If we are all equal, then why post news about having 2 black woman pilots in control of the plane?

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