Turkish entrepreneurs teamed up with the Scientific and Technological and Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK), Bilkent University, the Civil Aviation Foundation and the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communication to authorize Turkey’s aboriginal calm hot air airship assembly line.
Once the activity is over, Cappadocia, the best abode to hop on a hot air airship in Turkey, will be the centermost of Turkey’s calm hot air balloons.
Companies that organize hot air balloon tours in Cappadocia often buy the balloons from the U.K., Spain and the cost varies from 100,000 euros ($117,448) to 160,000 euros. However, the new domestic hot air balloons will cost 70,000 euros to 80,000 euros for the manufacturers.
Once the companies in Cappadocia activate to use the calm balloons, they will aswell be able to advance the balloons in Turkey and will not accept to delay months for additional parts.
There are about 130 hot air airship flights in Cappadocia and anniversary of these balloons can be acclimated for alone 5 years. After 1,200 hours of flight, the hot air airship retires.