Celebrating 25 years of Virgin Balloon Flights

Hot air balloons have been synonymous with the Virgin brand ever since Richard Branson and Per Lindstrand became the first people to cross the Atlantic Ocean in a hot air balloon, the 'Virgin Atlantic Flyer', in 1987.

In 1994, hot on the heels of the 'ballooning mania' that followed his record-breaking escapades, Richard launched Virgin Balloon Flights. Now, 25 years on, Virgin Balloon Flights is the biggest passenger balloon company in the world. Take a look at some of the highlights from the last 25 years...

25 years of Virgin Balloon Flights


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