Social media is buzzing with excitement as pictures of the Al Maktoum family’s first female pilot are trending on Instagram. Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum, a member of Dubai’s ruling family, has just completed her first assisted flight as a commercial pilot.
On Sunday, Sheikha Lateefa (her aunt) posted a photo of Shaikha Mozah on Instagram, congratulating her niece on her achievement. Her post, in Arabic, proudly says: “Mozah Marwan. My sister’s daughter. The first female pilot in the family, who is on her first assisted flight as a commercial pilot for Emirates. As long as you can dream it, you can achieve it.”
Sheikha Mozah Al Maktoum: First Female Commercial Pilot from Dubai’s Royal Family
My niece @mozahmm our first female pilot from the family on her first assisted flight as a commercial pilot. Proud of you ! The sky is not the limit. As long as you can dream it you can achieve it. موزة مروان. بنت إختي. أول طيار أنثى فالعائلة. اليوم أول يوم تطير كمساعد طيار على طيران الإمارات. نفتخر بك يا موزة. اللهم وفقك في كل الخير الذي تتمنينه.
Likewise, other members of the Al Maktoum family expressed their heartfelt congratulations on social media. Shaikha Maitha Bint Mohammad Al Maktoum posted, “So proud of you cousin.”
Learning how to pilot a plane is not an easy feat. But Shaikha Mozah focused on her dream and passed the test with flying colors. She is a gem that makes the Al Maktoum family — along with all the people of Dubai — very proud, indeed.