My Home Base – Andrew Gryder, Jet Linx St. Louis
In each edition of My Home Base, we feature a member of the Jet Linx team from across the country and showcase what they feel makes their Jet Linx location and their city special. In this edition, meet Andrew Gryder, Jet Linx St. Louis Pilot.
Favorite part of your job: Seeing the world from 43,000 feet up and exploring new destinations.
Describe the Jet Linx team in one word: Fulfilling.
Favorite Jet Linx memory or experience: Flying over Lake Powell on the way to Page, Arizona. The view of the canyons and winding river was incredible.
Favorite thing about St. Louis: Union Station.
Little known fact about yourself, or favorite hobby: By my 16th birthday, I had trained and soloed in a single and multi-engine aircraft, as well as a glider.
What someone might find surprising about your job: Every day is different and brings new experiences. We don’t usually fly to the same places on a specific route, which adds a sense of adventure to the workplace.