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Airship & Balloon Company Ltd. and ABC Flights Ltd. was formed in 2003, following a successful Management Buyout of Virgin Airship & Balloon Company, by current Managing Director Nick Langley, who had been a Commercial Pilot with Virgin ABC since 1988. Nick has flown branded, round and special shape, hot air balloons for clients in Europe, Middle East, South Africa, South America and the United States. Nick was part of Richard Branson's last Global Challenge Team.

Airship & Balloon specialises in the design, management and operation of branded commercial advertising balloons - both Round and Special Shape - and has a worked with a long list of World brands and International Companies, including Universal Pictures, Nokia, Procter & Gamble, Lucozade, Churchill,, Tesco, DHL, Lloyds TSB, Cadbury, Virgin Atlantic, Expedia, RAC, SEGA, BBC and many more.

ABC Flights operates smaller balloons which carry Pilot and up to 5 passengers; ensuring you get the best possible flight and are treated as a VIP Customer. We are based in Bristol and hold a Civil Aviation Authority Certified AOC (Air Operator Certificate: Balloon 212) we are a member of the British Association Of Balloon Operators and Airship & Balloon Company is a BBC Aerial Filming Services provider.

Managing Director - Nick Langley
Twenty nine years of commercial balloon flying experience, with a background of senior management in sales and marketing, guarantees that we deliver our Client's expectations and results - every time!
Operations Director - Sally Langley
Sally runs the ABC Office in Bristol, dealing with all aspects of operations and finance.

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