VietJet Air's First Woman Pilot Is a Filipina

 Captain Antonette Ortiz Parocha (right) and CAAP Director-General William Hotchkiss III. (Photo by Eric Apolonio, InterAksyon.com)

Captain Antonette Ortiz Parocha (right) and CAAP Director-General William Hotchkiss III. (Photo by Eric Apolonio, InterAksyon.com)

Low-cost carrier VietJet Air, the first privately owned, new-age airline of Vietnam established in 2011, has a first female co-pilot--a Filipino. She is Antonette Ortiz Parocha, from Cantilan, Surigao del Sur, a graduate of Patts College of Aeronautics in 2001 and Flight School International in 2005, reports Rappler.com.