News Center-TDO- On April 27, 2019, under the auspices of Romania's rotating Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Embassy of Romania to the Republic of Turkey launched the first balloon flight in Cappadocia under the slogan "Fly RO - EU!, Fly Royal! ".
The event took place at 6.30 am in the special space designated by the Turkish Civil Aeronautical Authority for the taking-off of hot air balloons near Goreme village and it organized in collaboration with Royal Balloon - Cappadocia.
The first flight with the "Fly RO - EU" balloon had 16 passengers and was inaugurated by the Ambassador of Romania to the Republic of Turkey, Mr. Gabriel Şopanda and the members of the Embassy of Romania, together with the Chairman of Royal Balloon Cappadocia, Mr. Mehmet Dinler.
The hot air balloon "Fly RO - EU!” will operate daily, depending on weather conditions, until June 30, 2019, the ending term of Romania’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.