Founded in 2009 by Halil Uluer and recently acquired by Dorak Holding in 2019, Anatolian Balloons is one of the very first hot air balloon operators in Cappadocia, operating up to 6 balloon flights every day. Anatolian Balloons has 6 slot rights (4 slots in the first flight period and 2 slots in the second flight period) and a seating capacity of 116. Anatolian team is made up of industry professionals of 7 commercial pilots, 7 assistant pilots and 24 ground staff. As highlighted in their motto “More Than Your Dreams”, Anatolian Balloons offers an experience that is greater than what you can imagine and expect!
Atmosfer Balloons is Cappadocia's fourth biggest hot air balloon company operating under Dorak Holding. With its unique parliament blue and yellow colour balloons, Atmosfer Balloons has been decorating the skies of Cappadocia since 2010. Atmosfer Balloons is a key player in the industry holding 10 slot rights (7 slots in the first flight period and 3 slots in the second flight period) in the flight zone of Cappadocia. There are 12 commercial pilots, 13 assistant pilots and 50 ground staff actively working for Atmosfer Balloons.
Brothers Balloons was founded by Korukcu brothers who are inherently curious and passionate for hot air ballooning in 2006 making every morning memorable for its guests. Brothers Balloons is a boutique hot air balloon operator with 3 slot rights (2 slots in the first flight and 1 slot in the second flight period) in the flight zone of Cappadocia. Brothers' flight crew consists of 4 commercial pilots and 4 assistant pilots.
Founded by Kaili Kidner & Lars Eric Möre in 1991 as the first hot air balloon operator in Cappadocia then after 19 years acquired by Dorak Holding, Kapadokya Balloons has 15 slot rights (10 slots in the first flight period and 5 slots in the second flight period) int the flight zone of Cappadocia, a daily passenger capacity of 306 and the largest fleet of 22 hot air balloons from 2-passenger capacity to 28-passenger capacity balloons. Kapadokya Balloons’ team consists of 90 ground crew, 17 commercial pilots and 16 assistant pilots. With the responsibility of being Cappadocia’s first and World’s biggest hot air balloon operator, Kapadokya Balloons' name remains a nod to the hot air balloon industry and safely operates 3000 flights and flies 70.000 passengers per year.
Founded in 2005, Kaya Balloons is the third largest hot air balloon operator in Cappadocia with a fleet of more than 20 commercial balloons. Kaya Balloons has 10 slot rights (7 slots in the first flight period and 3 slots in the second flight period) and a daily passenger capacity of 276. Kaya Balloons is made up of a talented and experienced team of 15 commercial pilots and 12 assistant pilots. Kaya continues flying above beautiful Cappadocia with an understanding of sustainability in every aspect of the company and aviation quality assurance.
Skyway Balon was established in 2007 with the license number TR-B007 as the 7th hot air balloon company of Cappadocia by experienced pilots, İbrahim Alper Katrancı and Sevim Katrancı. Skyway Balloons has a balloon flight training centre (Göktürk Balloon Pilot Training Organisation) which contributed to the sector's development by training pilots and ground crews for many balloon companies operating in the region. Skyway Balloons has 6 slot rights (4 slots in the first flight period and 2 slots in the second flight period) in the flight zone of Cappadocia with a daily passenger capacity of 152. Sky Balloons works very hard to provide you with the highest quality and best flight experience by combining their partnership with industry experts in every aspect of ballooning.
Founded in 2007 by the renowned Turkish hot air balloon pilot, İsmail Keremoğlu, and currently operating under T4T group companies, Sultan Balloon defines its primary goal as to provide the safest and most impressive and inspiring balloon rides possible. They operate 3 hot air balloons with capacities ranging between 16 and 28 passengers, particularly produced to provide the highest levels of comfort and security. Sultan Balloons is a boutique operator and has 3 slot rights (2 slots in the first flight period and 1 slot in the second flight period) in the flight zone of Cappadocia. Sultan makes sure you’re in good hands for spectacular balloon adventure as their flight crew has a minimum of 20 years of experience and 2000 flight hours in aviation and ballooning.
Balon Turca was founded by Habil Uluer to rapidly become the top hot air balloon operator and soon the company with the highest passenger capacity per slot in Cappadocia. Balon Turca’s fleet consists of the industry’s biggest balloons with a minimum of 28-passenger capacity. Balon Turca has 5 slot rights (3 slots in the first flight period and 2 slots in the second flight period) in the flight zone of Cappadocia and a daily passenger capacity of 140. There are over 30 ground staff and 14 pilots which safely fly five state-of-art hot air balloons working for Turca.
Four instructor pilots working at other balloon operators as chief pilots came together to form a premium balloon company in 2013 with a vision to take ballooning to the next level and founded Turkiye Balloons. The “You Deserve The Best” motto upon which the company culture was built has remained the same since day one. Turkey Balloons’ claim to fame is its customer-centric approach; serving their passengers is at the heart of everything they do! Turkiye Balloons has 5 slot rights (3 slots in the first flight period and 2 slots in the second flight period) in the flight zone of Cappadocia and a daily passenger capacity of 116. Turkiye Balloons’ team is composed of 6 commercial pilots and 7 assistant pilots actively drifting around fair chimneys!
Launched in 2008, Urgup Balloons is Cappadocia’s leading hot air balloon operator, well known for its colourful balloons. Urgup Balloons has 6 slot rights (4 slots in the first flight period and 2 slots in the second flight period) and recently extended its daily passenger capacity to 152. Urgup Balloons employs about 58 people, including 7 commercial pilots and 8 assistant pilots and 30 ground crew. Having introduced many industry firsts shaping the dynamics of the industry, Urgup is proud of defining itself as World's Digital Ballooner with its advanced booking and flight management system.