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Female WestJet pilot receives sexist note from passenger: ‘No place for a woman’

I usually don`t reblog, but this… astonishing in its evil. The pilot`s response, however, was total class. I`d be happy to be a passenger on a flight with someone as intelligent and classy as she is at the helm.

Global News

A female WestJet pilot received a sexist note from a male passenger on one of her flights from Calgary to Victoria on Sunday.

The pilot, Carey Steacy, who has 17 years experience flying planes, posted a photo of the note to Facebook.

Identified only as @David, the note to Steacy reads:

“To Capt. / WestJet:

The cockpit of airline is no place for woman. A woman being a mother is the most honor. Not as ‘captain’. Were [sic] short mothers not pilots WestJet.”

The note also references Proverbs 31.

“P.S. I wish WestJet could tell me a fair lady is at the helm so I could book another flight!”

When Steacy posted the note to Facebook she wrote “thank you for the note you discreetly left me on your seat. You made sure to ask the flight attendants before we left if I had enough hours to be…

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