Ghana’s youngest female pilot, Audrey Esi Swatson is an epitome of the famous quote, fortune favors the bold. She is the first of her age to attempt this audacious profession in her prime and obtaining a commercial license to make her family and nation proud.
Audrey Maame Esi Swatson is the youngest Ghanaian female pilot to obtained a commercial license.
She is a First Officer with Passion Air, a Ghanaian airline company, Audrey flies the Dash8 Q-400 aircraft. She first went to the Mach1 Aviation Academy in South Africa, for her flight training when she was 18 years old, after completing her secondary education.
At 19, she had her first solo flight with Mach1 Aviation Academy and obtained her Commercial Pilot Licence at 21.
Audrey Esi Swatson was celebrated by the Ministry of Aviation and in 2016 she attended a sponsored conference in the USA
She is currently the CEO of an aviation company called Excel Aviation, with the dream to aid young women like her to fulfil their dreams.