1 - Captain Mohamed Ezz el Din Mohamed
The owner, Chief Pilot and Chief Pilot Instructor
Has been involved in the international ballooning industry since 1988, beginning his flying career in the UK.
He founded Hod-Hod Soliman, which has the longest balloon flying record in Luxor, in 1993 since when it has been offering its classic flights from the unique archeological area of the West Bank in Luxor also known as Thebes.
During this time Hod-Hod Soliman has been awarded four international gold medals for quality and service.
2 - Captain Amr Ebd El Nabi
holds a commercial balloon pilot licence and balloon instructor licence.
Assistant chief pilot and the operation manager.
Amr has been flying passengers for over 10 years
3- Captain Ali Mohamed Arabi
Holds a commercial balloon pilot licence and has been in the balloon industry for over 8 years.
4- Captain Abu Bakr Mohamed
Holds a commercial balloon pilot licence, and is assistant operation manager. He has been in ballooning for over 8 years.
5- Captain Omar Mohamed
Holds a commercial balloon pilotlicence, is assistant safety manager and he has been in the ballooning more than 8 years.
The hard working ground crew and their training are an important part of our organization and most of them have been with us for many years.
There are five teams of Ground Crew each with their own designated Chief Crew.
In all there are a total of 50 members of crew
In all there are a total of 50 members of crew and here are a few of them.
It was in 1993 that Mrs. Jennifer Oliver joined the company as volunteer administrator progressing to her still current roles of Consultant Operations Manager and Company General Manager.
Maintenance - Safety Security - Operations - Quality - Training
Each of these departments has their own manager and assistants who are closely monitored by the Egyptian Civil Aviation Authority.