hot air balloon

14 Aug 2015
A Shropshire design student is flying high after being chosen to create a brand new mascot for the UK’s biggest hot air balloon rides company. Joey McAleese, 18, from Shawbury was approached by Virgin Balloon Flights to design a brand new pilot character to mark the company’s 21st birthday. The as-yet unnamed figure – a 21-year-old pilot with a cool retro look - will be at the centre of all the...
01 Apr 2015
Cancelled hot air balloon trips are set to become a thing of the past as a Virgin Balloon Flights introduces brand new ‘weather perfecting’ technology across its entire fleet. The ground-breaking new equipment is set to revolutionise the commercial hot air ballooning industry by creating a ‘microclimate’ around each balloon, allowing them to fly in all weather conditions from heavy rain to...
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