Biography: John Gronlund
John Gronlund earned a university degree in Economics and worked in finance for 5 years before attending flying college. He began his flying career in Canada's arctic, flying Twin Otters on skis, floats, and tundra tires. From there, John was hired to fly the Dash 8 Q400 for Porter Airlines in their inaugural class of pilots in 2006. He became a Training Captain 2011, and the Manager of Pilot Training in 2014. More recently, John became the Director of Flight Operations, managing an operation of 29 Q400 and 280 pilots based in Toronto, Ottawa and Halifax.