C3716172_screenshot201603162141122_jpeg47d5ba8650a50089b7ef075cd43dc08daptain Joan Azuka Obasi is a female Arik Air pilot. She was recently recognized by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with inclusion in the prestigious FAA Airmen Certification Database.

The database, which appears on the agency’s website at www.faa.gov, names Obasi and other certified pilots who have met or exceeded the high educational, licensing and medical standards established by the FAA.

She also captain’s Arik Air’s Lagos – Johannesburg flights.

She began her aviation career as a flight attendant, eventually working her way up to become a certified pilot