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BALLOONING Barcelona is licenced by the Spanish Civile Aviation Authority (AESA) to operate balloon flights with passengers. Our pilots have accumulated thousands of hours in flying all around Europe and Worldwide, through many domains like passengers' ride and balloon competition.

BALLOONING is hot air balloon champion !

4 times Hot air balloon Champion in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2019 and vice-champion in 2010, 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016: Nicolas Schwartz, founder of BALLOONING company in Barcelona, confirms his accuracy and strategy in hot air balloon competitions by receiving 4major titles and 9 podiums during the last years. Nicolas appears to be the Nº1 best pilot according to the french national ranking !

Nicolas Schwartz balloon pilot champion

Part of the TOP 10 best pilots in the World : Nicolas Schwartz achieved a good result and finished in 4th and 6th position during the World Balloon Championships in Hungary (2010), USA (2012) and Japan (2016). More than 120 experimented pilots from many countries competed during 10 days. These excellent results position Nicolas in the TOP-10 Best Pilots in the world.

World hot air balloon championship

TRIPADVISOR Certificate of Excellence !

Since 2012, BALLOONING team is still proud to continue receiving the CERTIFICATE of EXCELLENCE from Tripadvisor. We are honnored by all travellers who choose to fly in balloon with us. Hereafter you can read part of the reviews from those who experienced our balloon flights near Barcelona, over Catalonia and even in the Pyrenees mountains (la Cerdanya Valley).


Incentives and big groups flights with hot air balloons

We operated some incentive balloon flights for clients and big groups up to 240 participants such as the following companies : Garnier, Bosch, L'Oréal, Microsoft, Antonio PUIG, Barcelona TV, Cititravel, EDF Bleu ciel, Eurofred, Global Humanitaria, Grosfillex, IMID Vallès, Indo, La Caixa, Lifestyle Barcelona, S.A.P., UbiFrance, Orkyn Service, BoConcept, Pepsico Europe, Mahindra, Manulife, Atlantas, etc.

Incentives balloon  flights

We made some special balloon flights as followed : transpirinees 3 hours flights in high altitude from el Pla de Busa (Catalonia - Solsones), Pyrenees crossing on hot air balloon, overflight of the Mercat del Ram (Catalonia - Osona, Vic), captive flights for Fiestas Mayores (Catalonia - in the Vallès Oriental), captive flights for a 24h motocross race, for a Golf Trophy, by night for a disco-club festival, etc.

Special balloon flight

Hot air balloon Championships

World Hot air Balloon championship, Austria in 2018, Japan in 2016, Brazil in 2014, USA in 2012 and Hungary in 2010.
European championship, Spain in 2011 and France in 2009.
French Hot air Balloon championship, France every year since 2003.
European Cup, France in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015.
Catalonian championship, Spain in 2006, 2009.
Spanish championship, Spain, in 2007, 2008, 2010.


Balloon Festivals around the World

Festival Internacional de baloes in Torres, Brazil, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2018.
Biennale de la Loraine, France since 2002.
Trophée des jeunes brûleurs, France, since 2002.
Balloon flights over the Alps mountains, France, 2004, 2009.
Coca-Cola Airship tour, United-States, in 1994.
Albuquerque Balloon Fiesta, United-States, in 2001.
Trobada de globos in Vic, Spain, in 2007.
Festival Europeo de globos en Igualada, Spain, in 2005, 2011.

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