3G Media Group has honored Captain Solomon Quainoo as 3G Pilot of the year at its award ceremony which was held on Saturday, November 23rd, 2019. The venue was; REPLIB Banquet Hall, 4132 Park Avenue, Bronx, NY, 10457. The event dubbed; “A Night of Heroes” recognizes the sacrifice and dedication of the leading trailblazers of the greater Ghanaian and Global communities.
Solomon Quainoo is an airline captain flying the biggest passenger aircraft, Airbus A380 with Emirates Airlines.
Mr. Quainoo was in 2018 selected to be the captain of the,first A380 flight to Ghana. This was the biggest aviation event in Africa in 2018 causing him to become a national and continental hero for Ghana and the whole of Africa.
As a pilot by profession, Captain Quainoo has flown aircrafts including, Embraer 135/145; Boeing 737-300, 400, 500; Airbus A319, A320, A321, A330-200, A340-300, A340-500 and currently flying the A380-800. He has also worked as an instructor, operating all the British Airways simulators including, A320 family, B737 family, B757/B767 family, B777 family and B747 family. He was part of the British Airways customer first team, instructing on its mobile simulators on air shows around the United Kingdom.