MAHMUT SAMI ULUER

GM, Instructor and Commercial Pilot, Attorney-at-Law, Honorary Cunsul General of Sri Lanka

Graduated Faculty of Law. Afer trainings in England, Spain, Russia and Turkey, became Private Pilot in 2007, Commercial Pilot in 2008 and Instructor Pilot in 2009. Worked as Ministry of Transportation of Turkey, Directorate General of Civil Aviation Control/Examiner Pilot. He has trained many pilots. 

Became Honorary Consul General of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Has 900 hours of flight experience with hot air balloons in 10+ years. Has been working for many years in ballooning and aviation as pilot, chief pilot, vice manager, member of board and general manager. Flown with many different brands and models. 

Certified Maintenance Technician of Lindstrand Balloons(UK) and Ultramagic Balloons(Spain). Licensed Radyotelephony (RT) user. Attended vocational trainings in the following areas: Communicate Procedures, Meteorology, Emergency Application, Bulk Gas Fire Education, Occupational Safety. Licensed scuba diver. First Aid Expert.

CANER UZUN

Chief Pilot

He was graduated from Nevşehir Anatolian Highschool.Has been flying for Anatolian Balloons for 5 years and has 700 hours flight experience as a chief pilot and flight operation manager of Anatolian Balloons.

He has lots of certificates in balloning and aviation.Among these are First aid expert licence by Ministery of Health,radio user licence ,certificate from versant and tomer for foreign language proficiency.

Caner speaks English, Russian and Korean.His hobbies are travelling,learning new cultures,safari,valley tours.

His interest in meeting new people and desire to do the best make him to be succesful in his job.

KENAN DURMUŞ ÖZENMİŞ

Gratuated Technical Pro. Electrical / Electronic Technician Department. PC Hardware Certificate holder. Has Mobile Devices Training Certificate. First Aid Expert licenced by Ministry of Health. Has Gas Filling Training Certificate. Has certificates from Versant And Tomer for foreign language proficiency. Certified Maintenance Technician of the balloons in our fleet Lindstrand Balloons, Ultramagic Balloons. Licensed RT(Radiotelephony) user. First Aid Expert licenced by Ministry of Health. Has been working for 5+ years in ballooning and aviation. Flown with many different brands and models of balloons. Has 700 hours of flight experience with hot air balloons.

Kenan is spending half of the year in Sri Lanka, as he is a accounting manager and pilot in Sri Lanka Balloon, our sister company.

HAKKI YILDIZ

Graduated from Bogazici University Tourism and Hotel Management Faculty. Has experince as a manager in the hotel management and hospitality industry in 6 different countries. He speaks English and Russian. First Aid Expert licenced by Ministry of Health. Licensed radio user. Hobbies: Travelling, flying, nature, exploring new places.

ÜMİT GÜÇLÜ

Maintenance Manager

Has been working for many years in ballooning and aviation. Flown with many different brands and models. First Aid Expert licenced by Ministry of Health. Full time pilot for Anatolian Balloons with an expected average of over 300 flights per year. Hobbies: flying, swimming, walking, listen to music, watching movies.

GAMZE BORA

Quality Manager

Graduated from Selcuk University Computer Programming. Quality Manager of Anatolian Balloons. Certified Maintenance Technician of the balloons in our fleet Lindstrand Balloons, Ultramagic Balloons and Kubicek Balloons. First Aid Expert licenced by Ministry of Health. ISO 9001-2008 authorized quality inspector. Licensed radio user. Hobbies: flying, travel, reading books, listen to music and watching movies.

ALPER CANPOLAT

Studied at Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University Tourism and Travel Faculty. Has Emergency Procedures Training Certificate from Cappadocia Vocational College. Has Meteorology Training Certificate from Cappadocia Vocational College. First Aid Expert licenced by Ministry of Health. Has certificates from Versant  for foreign language proficiency.Has been working for 4 years in ballooning and aviation. Has 400 hours of flight experience with hot air balloons. Flown with many different brands and models ( Ultramagic, Lindstrand, Cameroon, Kubicek). Full time pilot for Anatolian Balloons. Hobbies: Flying, travelling, swimming, safari

EBUBEKİR ERDOĞAN

He started as a member of our ground crew years ago. He then became a pilot by completing pilot training. He is flying with Ultramagic and Lindstrand branded balloons. First aid specialist licensed by the Ministry of Health. Radiotelephony user and balloon maintenance technician.

YASİN DURA

Co-Pilot

He studied at Anadolu University Faculty of Social Sciences. He has worked in the tourism sector for many years. He has been working in ballooning industry for 4 years. He has first aid expert license by the Ministry of Health. He is a licensed radio user.