History makers: Air New Zealand’s first mother and son pilots
This team made airline history in New Zealand, the passion they share for flying has spanned generations.
~This story was originally published by Woman’s Day. You can read the article in full here.
Ruth joined Air New Zealand when she was 33, but kept on domestic and trans-Tasman routes while Ryan and his younger brother Taylor were in school. But for the past eight years, she’s been flying to all points of the globe.
“I love it,” she enthuses. “It’s never boring. As the old saying goes, it’s a different view from the office every day. No day is the same and no night is the same.”