September 2015


Emergency preparedness exercise at Sofia Airport

Today, 30 September 2015, a scheduled full-scale emergency preparedness exercise was carried out at Sofia Airport. It aimed at testing the preparedness level of the airport authorities for response in emergency situations.

The exercise was conducted in two stages – response actions of the Fire and Rescue Department in emergencies, as well as moving aircraft that went off the runway while landing and could not taxi.

The exercise proved that the authorities were well prepared for taking response actions in emergency situations.


11% more passengers in August at Sofia Airport


The largest Bulgarian international airport hosted 418 846 passengers, which was 11 % more than the same month one year earlier. Traditionally, August is the busiest month for the airport. But this year the passenger flow at both terminals reached its highest levels.



Photography exhibition “Bulgaria – an attractive tourist destination” again at Sofia Airport

On the World Tourism Day (27 September), for a sixth consecutive year, photography exhibition “Bulgaria – an attractive tourist destination” starts its journey around the country from Sofia Airport.