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Balloon Adventure Thailand is a hot air balloon ride service operating under Flying Media Co., Ltd. which is currently not only the first and only one company that operates the hot air balloon ride in Thailand but we are also the first and only hot air balloon’s organizer in Thailand, who receive Certified by TCEP, TAT, CAAT, Singha Park Chiangrai, Etc .

We have been very honoured to organize Thailand’s calendar events 3 times a year; Biore UV Balloon Run at Korat, Farm Festival on the hill at Singha Park, Chiang Rai and the most well known balloon event, The Singha Park International Balloon Fiesta at Singha Park, Chiangrai with 35 hot air balloons. Moreover, we also organize up to 15 local balloon events for big cities in Thailand .

We also participate in many International balloon festivals at least 3 times a year. Our pilots have opportunities to explore and experience flying in many different locations around the world.

Our Balloon Bases

Flying Media Co., Ltd. has always promptly collaborated with The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) for over 18 years. We created the first Thai hot air balloon operation manual (OM Manual) with Safety Management Standard (SMS) and General Management Manual (GMM)

With favorable weather in the Northern part of Thailand, unlike other parts of the world, we are able to operate 360 days a year of hot air balloon ride service to serve all region tourists in two (2) different locations Chiang Mai & Chiang Rai under their own unique environment.

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Our Pilots

Each of our hot air balloon pilots have flying experience between 1,000-3,000 hours carrying more than two hundred thousand Balloons passengers.

RAPEE KORNKOSEEYAKAJ
Rapee is one of the pioneer hot air balloon pilots in Thailand. He fell in love with this aviation activity and had been participating in international balloon events for more than 20 countries in Europe, Asia, South America and the United States of America.

He is honoured to be a Designate Check Pilot for both Thailand and Laos. He also holds a current position in Flying Media Co.,Ltd. as a Head of Engineer and nominates Certify Release to Service Staff of Flying Media Co.,ltd. He is the only Thai pilot who was trained from Cameron Balloon Bristol (England) and Michigan, (USA). He carries Thai Hot Air Balloon Licence for more than 12 years with 3,000 hours Free Flying flight. He also enjoys flying hot air balloon oversea under American and Laos’ s pilot License.
NITHIS THONGDEE
He is a Designate Check Pilot for both Thailand and Laos. His current position in Flying Media Co., Ltd. and Laos Flying Media Sole, LTD. is a Chief Pilot. He does not only carry Thai Hot Air Balloon Licence but also American, The Netherland and Laos’s with 3,000 Free Flying flights. USA license

Before he became a Hot Air Balloon Pilot, he worked in the transportation sector for many years, starting as a part time balloon crew in Pattaya International Balloon Fiesta for 3 years. In 2011, he got the chance to be trained to become a pilot. He travels to many counties around the world sponsored by Singha Corporation. He said "I joined Hot Air Balloon to see the world" He appreciated all the thank you messages and appreciations from his passengers all over the world for making the Flight of Their Dream.
APIRADEE THONUSIT
She is the lady hot air balloon pilot who is popular voted for flying the marriage couple, she really falls in love with all romantic flights. Apiradee was a balloon crew member for 3 years and was a student pilot in 2015. Currently, she carries a Thai hot air balloon pilot licence more than 1,000 hours. “It’s very rewarding to see all our customers smiling for the little things. I’m so glad to be a part of this and I wish I could have this moment too” she said.

The most proudly hot air balloon international fiesta she ever participated in is the Wind of Freedom, celebrating Lithuania’s 100 years of Freedom in Kaunas, Lithuania, year 2018. She also had a chance to fly at the QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning in the United States. Taiwan’s Taitung Hot Air Balloon Festival at Luye Gaotai is also one of her favourite events to fly. She enjoys the opportunity to experience flying in Thailand and overseas.
WISHAYA VUTTHASATHEAN
Began his career as a pilot two years ago after seeing how much joy hot air ballooning brought to the faces of passengers. He has participated in a big balloon training in South Africa. He had also participated in a world class Hot Air Balloon Event in Taitung, flying a special shape balloon “Flying barn” for 1 month period. He is the company representative as an interface person with CAAT. For the hot air balloon technique knowledge, he had been annually trained in Safety Management and Engineering.

“I have had several careers in my life including magazine editor, marketing consultant and superbike rider. But I jumped at the opportunity to train as a hot air balloon pilot in 2016, after seeing how people always left with grins on their faces after taking a flight,” Wishaya says.

Our Hot Air Balloons


We have always operated the most modern equipment available. We are flying with the most admired hot air balloon brand in the world. Moreover, we are well annual inspected as well as maintenanced by professional and well trained engineers from CAAT and Cameron Balloon manufacture. We manage to provide hot air balloon baskets that carry fewer passengers, which gives our passengers an open atmosphere to enjoy the stunning views on their balloon ride.


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