Ari Fuji was born near the United States Air Force base in Yokota, Japan. She graduated from the Toho Gakuen Girl’s High School before attending Rikkyo University where she studied law. After graduation, she moved to the United States to obtain her aviator’s license.
Returning to Japan she was hired as a trainee in 1999. She was licensed as a first officer in 2000. What you may not know about Ari is that she was the first female pilot in command and the first female flight instructor in Japan. As of 2015 she is the only woman in Japan to be a PIA (pilot in command) of a commercial aircraft.
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