Meet the Woman Behind One of the Most Successful Black-Owned Airlines Ever

When a Black woman is on a mission, there is no stopping her.

And because Sherrexcia “Rexy” Rolle has stepped to the forefront, it’s time for the aviation industry to take notice. Once just a White man’s game, Rexy, who is currently VP of Operations at one of the largest (and expanding) Black-owned and operated airlines in the world, is proving that this notion is no longer. But of course, it took some grit, guts and a lot of hard work along the way for Rolle to get there.

Based out of San Andros Airport in Andros Island, Bahamas, Western Air Limited is owned by Rolle’s parents and her father, Rex Rolle, is President and CEO of the company. Rexy handles the day-to-day operations of the company, which is still adding new destinations and plans on increasing its fleet as demand for airlifts grows.

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Source: Essence Magazine / K. NATASHA

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