FLYZermatt - originally "Alpine Adventures Zermatt" Established 2006

Phil

Instructor / Tandem Pilot

LANGUAGE: English / German / French

 

Phil's been flying since 1999, and commercially since 2004.   With thousands of flights under his belt he still loves flying every day, whether "selling smiles" with tandem flights, or traveling the world for competitions.  Phil lives in Zermatt with his family and if he's not flying he's skiing or playing Sax.  Claim to fame: He can say "Walk, then run, & don't sit down!" in 17 languages.

Ronnie

Instructor / Tandem Pilot

LANGUAGE: English / German

 

Ronnie was born with a passion for the outdoors. Sports have always been a huge part of his life, starting with competitive waterskiing and tennis during his university years in Australia, then superseded by mountain sports after Ronnie moved to the swiss alps. Ronnie got his Swiss paragliding lisence in 1999 and has been sharing this amazing experience with passengers since 2003.

Stuart

Tandem Pilot

LANGUAGE: English / German

 

Stu is a fun loving and friendly pilot, devoted to sharing his passion for paragliding with every passenger that he’s lucky enough to fly with.  His love for mountains has taken him around the world, living in The Lake District, (GB) British Columbia, (CA) Wanaka, (NZ) and repeatedly returning to Zermatt(CH) where he now calls home with his family.

Chris

Tandem Pilot

LANGUAGE: English / German

Chris visited Zermatt in 1981 for a "Day Trip". He's been here ever since! His passion for skiing was superseded by paragliding in 2006 and he has flown tandem professionally since 2013. He now loves flying cross country for fun and competitions around the world, placing top 50 in the World X Contest. He also competed in his first Paragliding World Cup in Australia in 2018, together with Phil.

Glenn

Freelance Tandem Pilot

LANGUAGE: English / German

 

A former professional freestyle skier, Glenn has lived in Zermatt since 1996 where he was able to follow and fulfil his passion for mountain sports.  He moved very naturally into paragliding and now loves sharing his passion for the mountains and local knowledge with all his passengers.

Alan

Freelance Tandem Pilot

LANGUAGE: English / German

 

Alan is a young and energetic member of the team, who is reassuring and fun to fly with.  He's been living & paragliding in Zermatt since 2007 and his passion for flying is now his profession!  Alan loves seeing other countries from the air,  such as South Africa, Nepal, Malaysia, Turkey and Indonesia, but is most at home flying passengers in front of the Matterhorn.

Julika

Freelance Tandem Pilot

LANGUAGE: German / English

 

We are proud to have the only female tandem pilot in Zermatt.  Julika's drive to give our passengers the best flying experience possible, mixed with her friendly and kind manners make her a great asset to the FLYZermatt team.

Tom

Front Desk Guy

LANGUAGE: English / German

FlyZermatt's Office manager superstar.

Tom was born in Australia but being half Swiss moved to Switzerland in 2005 and has been loving his life in the Swiss Alps ever since.  You're guaranteed to be greeted with a smile when you meet Tom in our office. He'll try his hardest to fill all your passenger needs.

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