Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Equal opportunities at 38,000 feet

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (CNN) -- A worldwide shortage of airline pilots has given women in Malaysia a chance to break into a profession that is notoriously male dominated.

And it's the world's fastest growing airline that claims to be giving them the opportunities. AirAsia has 17 female pilots -- not that impressive when you realize that they have 700 male counterparts-- but still not a bad record in a country that is deeply conservative.

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