Ballooning Centre / Lithuania was established in 1997. The main purpose of the Company is development and promotion of ballooning in Lithuania and Baltics. Ballooning Centre use to organize hot air balloon events and festivals, sports clubs and schools, youth camps, prepare hot air balloon pilots and competition officials, publish books, magazines and other press about ballooning, sell and rent hot air balloons.
Ballooning Centre is a member of Lithuanian Ballooning Association and Lithuanian Aeroclub. Ballooning Centre is in close relations with Lithuanian and foreign ballooning clubs and organizations. Ballooning Centre is a leader among ballooning companies in Lithuania. It is probably the only organization in the country, which main purpose and activity is professional ballooning.
The founders and heads of Ballooning Centre are Romualdas Bakanauskas and Jolanta Turaitė. Aurimas Vengrys is the long lasting companion and Development Manager of the Company.
General Manager of Ballooning Centre
Engineer mechanic by speciality
One of the first hot air balloon pilots in Lithuania (licence No. LA 002)
Initiator and organiser of the many balloon and aviation events
General Manager of 13th European Hot Air Balloon Championship 2003
Founder of the first and the only pilots school in Lithuania.
Head of Marketing of Ballooning Centre
Architect by speciality
Hot air balloon pilot since 1997 (licence No. LA065)
Initiator and realizer of many illumination projects of Ballooning Centre
Coordinator of 13th European Hot Air Balloon Championship 2003.
Development Manager of Ballooning Centre
Lawyer by speciality
Hot air balloon pilot since 1998 (licence No. LA083)
Pilot Instructor, commercial pilot
Sports administrator of many competitions in Lithuania, General Manager of Hot Air Balloon Pilots School
Fiesta Director during 13th European Hot Air Balloon Championship 2003