16% more passengers at Sofia Airport in May


Sofia Airport achieved a 16% increase in the number of serviced passengers in May 2016. Their total count for the period equalled to 410 198 as compared to 352 336 for the same month of the previous year.

19 % was the increase in the passengers on scheduled international flights who form 95 % of total passenger throughput. Meantime, the passengers on domestic flights decreased by 11 %.

Passenger flow at Terminal 1 marked a significant increase of 34%, while Terminal 2 preserved the figures from May 2015.


Aircraft Movements

A total of 4 448 aircraft were serviced at Sofia Airport during the last month, which was 16% more than the previous year. Again, a more considerable increase was achieved by scheduled international flights.


Cargo and Mail

In May 2016 a total of 1 467 tonnes of cargo and mail shipments were processed at Sofia Airport – 6 % less than the same month in 2015.