Discovery Balloons is a sub-company of Uluer Group and is a fully licensed Balloon Ride Operator and approved by the Turkish Civil Aviation Authority. Company name is Discovery Havacılık Turizm ve Tic. Ltd. Sti. and Business License number is TR-B-016. We own and operate 4 balloons, each carrying our company design and designated entirely for passenger carrying use. We have the capacity to carry 116 passengers at the same time, which makes us one of the largest companies of our kind in the world. To deserve and keep this title, we constantly review all of our procedures and training.
We spare no expense in the purchase our balloons. We work with two of the world’s most prestigious balloon manufacturers: Lindstrand Balloons in the UK and Ultramagic Balloons from Spain. Our baskets are designed for VIP use and all of our balloons incorporate the latest EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) design and safety features.
We are fully insured by Anadolu Sigorta (Insurance), and carry a maximum combined insurance limit of between €2.5 and€ 8 million, depending on the size and capacity of the balloon with the terms of ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization).
Our pilots and ground staff are fully qualified and highly experienced, and they are from Turkey. All have many years of experience behind them, some with a career spanning 20 years.