Women in aviation
Meet Amanda Martinez

A day in the life of a LIFT flight instructor is a busy one! Amanda Martinez describes what it’s like to be a flight instructor as well as what she loves about her job and LIFT.

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Meet Jacqueline Lux

Jacqueline Lux was working in an office, studying for the LSAT and applying to law schools when LIFT came across her radar. Now training to be a pilot, Jacqueline talks about being a female in a male-dominated industry—both the pros and the cons.

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Girls Just Wanna Be Pilots

LIFT Academy and Republic Airways are proud supporters of Women in Aviation initiatives and actively work to engage women and girls in understanding that a career as a pilot is possible no matter your gender, race or beliefs. With the current and increasingly looming pilot shortage—637,000 pilots will be needed worldwide by the year 2036—the need is great and the door is open wider than ever.

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