The County of Machakos is a County with many firsts. It was during the first ever Kamba Youth Convention that Chipukeezy a renown comedian and radio host rubbed shoulders with the first ever lady pilot from our land of honey.
Ms. Irene Koki Mutungi is an Airline Captain, the first female on the African continent to be certified as a Captain of the Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” aircraft. With experience of over twenty year, she flies for the national airline carrier Kenya Airways commanding Boeing 767.
She is not only charming but skillful and experienced in captaincy. She has flown the world over since graduating from Oklahoma City Flight Schools in 1993 and joining Kenya Airways as their first female pilot in 1995.
Ms. Irene is born by Kenyan parents and has closely followed in the footsteps of her father who was a commercial pilot with Kenya Airways before his retirement and is now an aviation consultant.
Captain Irene latest professional accomplishment has also put her in the world map becoming the first African female Boeing 787 Captain.