April 2016
Archive

06
Apr

Sofia Airport with a new air carrier

Since 4 April Irish low-cost airline Ryanair has started operating scheduled flights from and to Sofia Airport.

The first flight of the carrier was to Pisa – the new Sofia Airport’s destination. The crew was pleasantly surprised by the hosts with a basket full of traditional Bulgarian products, and the passengers going to the Italian city – with a festive cake as a compliment from Sofia Airport.

14
Apr

Sofia Airport with positive results for the first trimester of the year

 

Passengers

Sofia Airport reported positive results for the first trimester of 2016. A total of 980 882 passengers used both terminals, 114 000 more as compared to the same period last year (+13%). There was an increased of 15% in passengers on international scheduled flights who form 93% of total passenger traffic. Meanwhile, the number of passenger on domestic flights decreased by 2%.

 

25
Apr

Sofia Airport with a new offer to London

 

As of 25 April one more London airport can be reached by air from Sofia – Stansted. Ryanair’s scheduled air route increases the choice for passengers flying to the British capital city. Sofia Airport provides connectivity to a total of 4 London airports, together with Heathrow, Luton and Gatwick.

Flights are operated every day –the aircraft from Stansted lands at 21:35 and takes off at 22:00.

 

 

27
Apr

Changes in Lufthansa flights to and from Sofia Airport on Wednesday (27.04.2016)

In relation to the strike of Lufthansa employees the following flights will be cancelled:

 

 

 

Frankfurt

Flight No LH 1429, taking off at 06:40 local time from Sofia Airport to Frankfurt, Germany

Flight No LH 1426, landing at 13:15 local time from Frankfurt, Germany

 

Munich

Flight No LH 1707, taking off at 06:15 local time from Sofia Airport to Munich, Germany

28
Apr

Sofia Airport with flights to Lisbon and Alicante

Starting from the end of April, Sofia Airport offers two more seasonal destinations – Lisbon (Portugal) and Alicante (Spain) that will be operated by Bulgaria Air.

Flights to Lisbon start from 28 April and will be operated once a week, on Thursday. The aircraft will take off from Sofia Airport at 21:10 local time, and from Lisbon it will land at 06:00 local time on Friday.