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Sir Richard Branson agrees to loan balloon to students

August 14th, 2017

Virgin kingpin Sir Richard Branson has granted the wishes of two enterprising students in their quest to meet a challenge set by Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Hot air balloons cross English Channel in unofficial world record attempt

April 19th, 2017

A group of Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon pilots have successfully managed to set an unofficial world record for the largest number of balloons to cross the English Channel.

At the beginning of Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Hot air balloon ad campaign to promote new route for Singapore Airlines

July 13th, 2016

A new marketing campaign for Singapore Airlines has proved to be successful, as members of the public engage with its new ads.

The airline company has collaborated with Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Mail sent during 19th century lands in Australia

March 4th, 2016

The National Archives in Australia is appealing for information concerning a letter which was mailed in Paris during the 19th century.

The letter was written by Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Russian traveller plans to break world record for flying around the world

December 14th, 2015

Fyodor Konyukhov plans to travel around the world solo in a Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon next year, in an attempt to break the world record set by Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Students invited to journey to the edge of space

November 12th, 2015

University students have been given an opportunity to take part in a collaboration between the Louisiana Space Consortium (LaSPACE) and NASA.

The students will fly to the Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Upside down hot air balloon causes panic

November 5th, 2015

The residents of California were recently alarmed as they spotted a Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon apparently flying the wrong way up.

The balloons were floating above the city of Tracy in California, above the Altamont Pass. They belong to a company called Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Famous composer supports endangered language through balloon project

July 2nd, 2015

An Academy Award-winning composer has lent his support to a crowd-funded venture designed to promote the endangered Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Shropshire hot air balloon manufacturer gets late reprieve

May 7th, 2015

Following the announcement of the closure of Oswestry-based Hot Air Balloon flights in hot air balloon balloon rides hot air balloon manufacturing company, Lindstrand Balloons, its original founder is set to return to Shropshire to pick up where he left 12 years ago.

Per Lindstrand made himself a Read the rest of this entry »

 
 

Woman celebrates 80th birthday in a hot air balloon

April 24th, 2015

Proving that hot air ballooning can be enjoyed at all ages, Yorkshire resident Anne Gray enjoyed a special birthday treat recently at Read the rest of this entry »