DUBAI: A video of a member of the Dubai royal family addressing passengers as she flies an Emirates aircraft to Italy has gone viral on social media.
The video was posted on Instagram on Tuesday by Sheikha Shamsa Al-Maktoum, showing her cousin Sheikha Moza Al-Maktoum in the pilot seat with the aircraft speaker in hand.
“Good morning ladies and gentlemen, this is first officer Moza Al-Maktoum speaking,” she said. “We are currently cruising at an altitude of 35,000 feet and will descending to Milan airport shortly.”
The video gained over 70,000 views, with followers applauding her as “inspirational for the young Emiratis.”
Sheikha Mozah carried out her first assigned flight as a commercial pilot in February 2017.