Virgin Balloon Flights
History & General Information
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Virgin Balloon Flights was launched in 1987 and provide hot air balloon rides at strategic locations across England, Scotland and Wales.
With more than 100 launch sites throughout the UK in 41 counties, these hot air balloon flights claim a unique way to see the nation. Operating the largest fleet of balloons in the world; the recognisable red and white, Virgin branded balloons take you on an hour-long airborne adventure, approximately 5,000ft in the air and operated by highly trained, fully licensed pilots.
For your added security, they are affiliated to the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority), the BBAC (British Balloon & Airship Club) and the BABO (British Association of Balloon Operators).
Their engaging and uncomplicated website gives you a list of frequently asked questions, information regarding their pilots and merchandise such as flight bags and caps. It also provides a list of their different tickets of Weekday Morning, 7 Day Anytime and 7 Day Anytime Plus, along with an itinerary of the day which includes a 3-4 hour ballooning experience, champagne toast and signed certificate with all of the ticket options.