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‘Extreme Artist’ leaps from hot air balloon

28th November 2015 Jo Bailey News

A Finnish man, who refers to himself as an ‘extreme artist’ recently jumped from a hot air balloon wearing nothing more than goggles and a pair of shorts. Antti Pendikainen posted his thrill-seeking antics online in a video that was viewed by over

2015 Bristol Balloon Fiesta Great Success

25th November 2015 Jo Bailey News

Bailey Balloons enjoyed our most successful year ever at this year’s Bristol Balloon Fiesta! Our balloons took to beautiful blue sunny skies as part of breath-taking mass ascents of over 100 balloons from Ashton Court. The weather was perfect and we were delighted to fly our passengers at all seven…

10 hot air balloon world records

Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon Records

Riding in a hot air balloon is a fun and exciting way to fly. The first hot air balloon flight was in 1783 by the Frenchman Francois Pilatre de Rozier. Since that first flight, there have been

7 things you may not know about hot air balloon history

19th November 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloon History

Many regard the Wright brothers as being the first pilots to fly, but people were flying in hot air balloons a century before

Bailey Balloons Black Friday Offer

18th November 2015 Jo Bailey News

The Christmas season is almost here! We are excited to announce that this year we are offering HUGE discounts on our Hot Air Balloon Flight Vouchers as part of our amazing Black Friday deal. PLEASE NOTE THAT YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR THIS DISCOUNT BY COMPLETING THE FORM BELOW BEFORE 5.30 PM…

Arkansas Valley Balloon Festival a big hit

14th November 2015 Jo Bailey Hot Air Balloons at Events

This year’s Arkansas Valley Balloon Festival proved to be a popular event, thanks to an array of hot air balloons and

Google balloon to bring internet to Indonesia

5th November 2015 Jo Bailey Balloon Ride Innovation

Hot air balloon rides in Bristol, Brisbane and Bali have never been more popular, but providing an exciting mode of transport is far from the only thing that large balloons in the sky can do – just ask Google. The company’s Project Loon uses a network of