Last Updated: September 26, 2022, 10:41 IST
Hot Air Balloon Flights (Photo: Twitter)
Transportation Minister Ramon Velasquez Araguayan announced that hot air balloon flight service will start from December in Canaima National Park for tourists
Venezuela will offer hot air balloon flights from December onwards in an effort to boost tourism, Transportation Minister Ramon Velasquez Araguayan said here.
“In December, we will activate hot air balloon flights in Venezuela’s tourist destinations,” he said on Twitter, where he also posted a video about the flight trials. In order to guarantee safety flights, the National Institute of Civil Aeronautics was shaping all the regulations that would supervise the balloon-navigation, reports Xinhua news agency.
#25Sep En diciembre activaremos los vuelos con globos aerostáticos en los destinos turísticos de Venezuela. Desde el Instituto Nacional de Aeronáutica Civil se están conformando todas las regulaciones que regirán la navegación de los globos para garantizar una actividad segura. pic.twitter.com/QrCBswgPaC
— Ramón Celestino Velásquez Araguayán (@rvaraguayan) September 25, 2022
The Minister made the announcement on Sunday after the second successful flight test. The Ministry of Transportation and the Ministry of Tourism will offer the service from December in Canaima National Park, a Unesco World Heritage Site in Bolivar state.
Venezuela is home to the world’s highest waterfall, Angel Falls and the second longest river in South America, the Orinoco. It also has the longest coastline on the Caribbean Sea.
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