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General News of Tuesday, 2 October 2018


Captain Quainoo makes flight announcement in Twi

Solomon Quainoo, a Ghanaian Captain who flies Airbus A380 on a historic journey from Dubai to Accra made his flight announcement in Twi.

With a recent trending video of him speaking Twi during his broadcast, Captain Quainoo assured passengers on board their comfortability and security.

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

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.

After obtaining his license, 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.