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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Meridian speaks to high flying pilot Kate

Kate McWilliams is a pilot for easyJet Credit: PA

An airline worker from Surrey has become the youngest person ever to Captain a passenger jet.

Kate McWilliams flies airbus A319's and 20's for Easyjet at Gatwick- with up to 200 passengers on board.

She says some passengers are amazed she is in charge but overall reaction has been positive.

Today she gave her only television interview to our Transport Correspondent Mike Pearse.


New boss at Southern Rail's parent company

Nick Brown is the new Chief Operating Officer Credit: GTR

Southern Rail's parent company - Govia Thameslink - has announced it's appointing a new Chief Operating Officer.

Nick Brown has recently been Managing Director of London Underground.

He replaces Dyan Crowther who is leaving the job - after 2 years.

She'll become the new CEO of High Speed One.


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