Captain Solomon Quainoo, the Ghanaian pilot with Emirate Airlines who flown the biggest passenger Aircraft in the World to Ghana on October 2, 2018 has visited his alma mater, Koforidua Secondary Technical School (SECTEC).
Captain Solomon Quainoo’s career spans about 14 years with seven of it with Emirates Airlines.
He was the man in the cockpit when Emirates operated the A380 to Accra, Ghana for the first time in a one-off flight.
He has operated different types of aircraft including Boeing 777 and A340 before gaining command to pilot the A380, the biggest passenger aircraft in the world.
Quainoo taxied the mammoth Emirates A380 aircraft to a stop on Tuesday at the Kotoka International Airport’s Terminal 3, as a one-off service to the new terminal.
The airline’s flagship double-decker has become the first-ever scheduled A380 service to Ghana, demonstrating the rehabilitated airport’s readiness to accommodate the A380, the world’s largest commercial passenger jet.
The Emirates A380 flight was operated by Ghanaian Capt Solomon Quainoo, and UAE national First Officer, Faisal Alhammadi
Captain Quainoo upon arrival in Ghana received mammoth welcome by Old Students of Koforidua SECTEC.
He visited SECTEC Wednesday Morning to inspire students. He said he was from very poor family but with determination and perseverance, he has achieved his aim of wanting to be a pilot.
He handed over a prototype of the Emirates A380 flight to the School.
The headmaster of Koforidua Secondary Technical School, Samuel Prince Foli commended Captain Quainoo for remembering his alma mater.