Adrian Kriesi   Pilot

Adrian Kriesi was Pilot at Global Ballooning Australia. He had joined us, as Pilot, 9 years ago.

His duties were: Flying passengers over Melbourne

What do you like most about your job?
Discovering different parts of the world & different cultures.
What is the most enjoyable part of your job?
Sharing the flight with thrilled passengers.

Describe yourself in three words
Swiss, but easy going :)

How many times have you been ballooning?
2600 flights

In which locations have you flown over?
France, Swiss alps, Mexico, Egypt, Melbourne

If you could choose one place in the world to fly over in a hot air balloon where would it be?
Hard to tell. There are plenty of beautiful regions around the world.

Adrian's background

Grown up in Switzerland. Discovered ballooning in the Loire Valley, France in 1993. Professional ballooning ever since. I spend summers in the Paris region, which has become my home base, and have been working in various countries around the world during the off seasons.