Country Representatives

As a part of enhancing The WiAA Project initiative in Asia, we are recruiting The WiAA Project Country Representatives (individuals and entities).

Role – through their social media and other channels :

  • To promote our initiative
  • To update our activities
  • To source females in aviation who we can write articles/stories on and publish on our platform
  • To pitch to join our virtual events

The objective is to outreach the region in the most effective way. Countries we are currently focusing on are Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, China, Japan, Philippines and Vietnam.

Saira Kanchwala


Hi I am Saira Kanchwala based in Singapore. I am an experienced Sales and Marketing professional with 20 years of proven track record in Aviation and Logistic industries in the Asia Pacific region. I have strong client relationship and project management skills. I have managed business growth of a diverse portfolio of customers across market verticals within Aviation, Energy and Chemical sectors and collaborated on various programs, involving civil, regulatory and government to government (GTG) negotiations. I have the ability to communicate and work with different stakeholders across cultures.

My hobbies are art, dance and hiking.

Sarah Keates

Hong Kong

Sarah Keates is Founder of WOI (White Orchid Insights). She is a seasoned marketing, communications, and events professional with over 15 years’ experience in the sector. Prior to starting WOI, Sarah held several in-house, regional leadership roles account managing clients from the business aviation, education, wellness, and luxury sectors.

Sarah is passionate about supporting community and corporate social responsibility initiatives. Based in Hong Kong, Sarah is mother to two children, Aimee and Luca. My hobbies are art, dance and hiking.

Alpha Aviation Group


Alpha Aviation Group (AAG) is the Philippines’ premier pilot training solutions provider located in Clark, Freeport Zone, Pampanga.

It is currently the biggest training facility in the country with seven (7) state-of-the-art simulator device and thirty-five (35) trainer aircraft utilized for the training of its client airlines and cadet pilots.

AAG’s expertise is in delivering innovative, high quality and cost-effective pilot training solutions for the domestic and Asia Pacific markets.

From the Philippines to the ASEAN Region and beyond, AAG continues to create a veritable impact on the global demand for world-class airline pilots, remaining true to its mission - to “train and develop world-class pilots and future leaders for the aviation industry by providing top-of-class training solutions”.

AFM Aviasi


PT. AFM Aviasi Indonesia (AFM) is a ground handling company that is fully certified by Indonesia Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to operate in any airport across Indonesia archipelago. Awarded the operating certificate since 2015, AFM has been focusing on handling business jets. AFM personnel comprises of experienced business jet operations as well as air charter executives, with tens of years of experiences combined. Personnel are based in Jakarta (WIHH), Bali (WADD) and Manado (WAMM), however we operate nationwide in Indonesia through co-operation with our local handling partners. We also deploy our personnel where necessary. Either way, we ensure that the handling of your flights go smooth and flawless. AFM is also a licensed flight permit agent in Indonesia. We apply for your flight permits ourselves. This way, we have better control of the process.