As we are moving closer to realizing the journey from Svalbard to the North Pole we are gathering some top notch pilots for the project. Not only are they very experienced pilots but they also have a passion for green-tech, wildlife, arctic adventure and experiences from Svalbard.
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Economist, consultant and earlier researcher in architecture with questions related to planning and land use. Worked with Swedish aid to Central America, restructuring challenges for municipalities in Bergslagen in Sweden concerning mine and steel industry, tourism development and since 1997 an expanding contact net in the airship community.
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Robert Swan Expedition Leader, Arctic Expert
Robert Swan is the first man in history to walk both the North and South Poles, Founder of 2041.com
"I am thrilled to be a part of this project as an expedition leader. Arctic Nature is a passion and I love to teach about safety, wildlife, and survival in the Arctic climate. The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Finding new alternative ways of travel is important for our future."
Kim Krogtoft, Boeing Business Jet Lead Captain and B737 Type Rating Instructor
"Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. + 25.000 hours airborne, mostly experience from the worlds hot-spots. I was also founder of Stones Aviation with the world's fastest commercial jet - the Citation X. When not airborne my spare time is occupied with sailing, diving, yoga, wildlife and mountaineering. I'm so proud to be part of the OceanSky's fantastic and unique sustainability expedition."
Per U:son Ericsson, Corporate Jet Pilot
"I was brought up in Northern Sweden, Lappland. Formerly I was based up north and I have a very good knowledge of Svalbard and the living-style up there. It's a fantastic place and I'm glad to be part of the exciting new way of travel with OceanSky. Right now I'm living in Marbella in the Southern part of Spain and flying worldwide with VIP customers only."
Kjartan Sandtrøen, Corporate Jet Pilot
"I was born in northern Norway. Having flown in The Grand Canyon scenic tours, freight within the USA , 3 years in Northern Norway, scheduled passenger flights mainly short runways surrounded by mountainous terrain, 6 years cargo within Norway inclusive Svalbard and soon 7 years in private jet. It makes me humble to be part of the OceanSky team with all the experienced co-workers and the know how. Norway is dedicated to clean energy and so is OceanSky. What we're doing is something truly unique and important."
Franciska Villas, Chief Cabin Attendant
"I’ve been flying since 10 years ago, working with corporate business aviation for the last six years. I am from Lissabon, I love challenges and creating the atmosphere each client is looking for, exceeding expectations. Being able to combine outstanding service, comfort, space this way is truly unique. OceanSky Cruises is such an innovative project, making waves in high-end travel."
Niels Ørum, Pilot, Type rating Instructor/Examiner
"I live in Copenhagen, and I have experience flying the mail route and tourist flights to Svalbard. I am involved in training management. I am an Airbus 320, Boeing 737 and Canadair Regional Jet instructor and Examiner, with 20.000 flight hours and 6.000 hours of flight training. Looking forward to greener and slower travel in the Arctic."
Johan Berg, Pilot, Line Training Captain
"I have flown more than 14000 hrs for many companies worldwide. I grew up in Skellefteå, a small northerly town in Sweden where adventure was an everyday occurrence. Experienced a lot of skiing, hiking, and sea life before my pilot career took me to the skies. OceanSky's adventures and sustainable travel plans are something extraordinary that I'm glad to be a part of."
Terje Tamm, Corporate Flight Attendant
"The last 10 years I've been working as a Corporate Flight Attendant on private jets, working worldwide with VIP passengers. I've always had a passion and love for flight and travel. I'm so excited to be a part of the OceanSky team as I find this project truly extraordinary."