Captain Louise Pole began flying as a teenager in 1985 and attained her Commercial Pilot Licence in 1989. She has, in fact, held her pilots licence longer than her drivers licence. With more than 16,000 total flying hours, Pole is a disciplined and experienced commercial pilot who is highly respected by her colleagues at QantasLink and the Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP).
In October 2018, Pole was elected as the first female president in the AFAP’s 80 year history (and only the second female pilot union president in the world after Captain Isabel Doppelreiter in Austria).
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