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Possibly first Naga woman pilot lands a job with Jet Airways

A Naga woman pilot has started flying planes for Jet Airways.   It is not clear if Captain Roveinai Paotei is the first Naga woman to claim the distinction. But she is definitely the first woman from her tribe Poumai to obtain a pilot’s license.    Northeast social media groups are proudly sharing a photo of Captain Paotei in her cockpit.

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A Naga woman pilot has started flying planes for Jet Airways. 

It is not clear if Captain Roveinai Paotei is the first Naga woman to claim the distinction. But she is definitely the first woman from her tribe Poumai to obtain a pilot’s license.  

Northeast social media groups are proudly sharing a photo of Captain Paotei in her cockpit. 

Hailing from Purul Atongba Village, she completed her commercial pilot course at Basair Aviation college in New South Wales, Australia. 

Poumai Nagas, a major Naga tribe, are found mostly at the Senapati District of Manipur. They speak Poulam, generally follow Christianity and are spread our 100 villages. 

 

 

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