Meet Ghanaian pilot Captain Quainoo who flies the biggest plane in the world

Meet Ghanaian pilot Captain Quainoo who flies the biggest plane in the world

The recently built state-of-the-art Terminal 3 at the Kotoka International Airport continues to dominate the headlines.

Since its opening, the $250 million project has drawn praise from many Ghanaians and foreigners who have used the facility.

To commemorate its inauguration, Dubai carrier, Emirates, has scheduled a one-off flight of its much famous Airbus A380 flight to Accra.

Meet Ghanaian pilot Captain Quainoo who flies the biggest plane in the world

The Emirates Airbus A380 (Source: arabianbusiness.com)
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The Airbus A380, the biggest ever passenger airliner which can carry between 525 and 853 people depending on class configuration, is expected to test facilities and infrastructure at the new terminal.

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Flying the Airbus A380 on this historic journey will be a Ghanaian pilot known as Captain Solomon Quianoo.

Captain Quainoo is an airline pilot and captain with over 10,000 flying hours and has worked for respected international airlines.

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A holder of a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Physics and Geology from the University of Ghana, Quainoo proceeded to Kingston University in London for a Master of Engineering degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering.

Meet Ghanaian pilot Captain Quainoo who flies the biggest plane in the world

Captain Solomon Quainoo (Source: Nana Quainoo)
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He got a job with British Airways as a Material Agent/Design Engineer from where he enrolled at the Oxford Aviation Training for his pilot qualification course which he completed in 2003.

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After obtaining his licence, he got his first pilot role with British Midland International before joining British Airways (IAG) where he flew the Boeing 737 and 300 400 and 500 series, among others in his six-year stay.

He has spent the last seven years with Emirates serving as a first officer for his first five years before being promoted to captain.

Captain Quainoo is an inspiration and he is definitely worth celebrating.

Meanwhile, the world's most expensive shoes which is called the Passion Diamond has been put on sale.

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Created by Jada Dubai the striking pair of heels is made from silk and gold patent leather embellished with 236 diamonds.

YEN.com.gh earlier published trending photos of the $17million (GHC81m) shoes.

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