Captain Kalkidan Girmay became the first female Ethiopian Airbus A350 captain.
The Tigrian Captain Kalkidan was congratulated on this achievement by Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian).
Prior to her current promotion, she was a Boeing 737 captain.
Since 2015, Ethiopians have been running all-female flights. So far, all the female crew have flown to Bangkok, Kigali, Lagos, Buenos Aires, Oslo and Washington DC.