Go Ballooning.com is a Gold Coast owned and operated airline. We are a family business driven by a passion for aviation and adventure, combined with a vision to make a difference in our local community.
We are partnered with the McGrath Foundation to “reach new heights for breast awareness” and raise much needed funds to support their breast care nurses.
Meet the team...
Managing Director / Chief Pilot
To say Murray is enthusiastic about ballooning is an understatement.
Murray lives and breathes Hot Air Ballooning and is the youngest commercial pilot in Australia to hold the prestigious chief pilot rating (the highest level of commercial licence) issued by the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA).
In June 2016, Murray will head a team into the Stratosphere to break the world altitude record by Hot Air Balloon in a massive charity event called ‘The Pink Apollo Project.’ Murray is passionate about business with purpose and dedicated to raising awareness and much needed funds to help support women and their families affected by breast cancer.
Carly is married to Murray and is the head of operations for Go Ballooning.
Carly has 3 degrees in education, 10 years of teaching and management experience as a year level coordinator and is currently completing a PhD. She is responsible for organisation, team building and customer relations.
HOT AIR BALLOONIST
Andrew’s passion for ballooning was ignited at the young age of 7 when he studied ballooning as part of a grade 2 transport assignment. At the age of 17 hebecame a student pilot and has been fortunate enough to learn from some of the best pilots in the industry. Andrew enjoys flying all over Australia and looks forward to sharing his office, his passion and a beautiful sunrise with you.
HOT AIR BALLOONIST
Emi has been with us from day one! Originally from Rome (Italy), he has been living in Australia for ten years. A very experienced pilot, Emi has flown all over Australia, India and Italy. Emi lives the Australian Balloon Pilot dream! His day starts watching the sunrise from a hot air balloon, followed by a surf in his beloved ocean, a nap on the beach and he wakes up just in time to watch the sun set. Yes, life is very tough for Emi! If you are fortunate enough to fly with Emi, you are sure to enjoy his enthusiasm for life and ballooning, his accent and his rugged good looks!
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