Video Duration 01 minutes 53 seconds

A Syrian refugee reaches for the skies

Maya believes nothing is out of reach as she dreams of becoming a commercial pilot.

The end of the year for many people is a time to reflect on what’s happened in the past and also look forward.

For some who have fled war and conflict, settling in a new country can be tough, and being away from loved ones even harder.

Maya Ghazal sat down with Al Jazeera to talk about how she arrived in Britain four years ago and how she believes nothing is out of reach as she aspires to become a commercial pilot.