07
Aug

9% increase in passengers in July

Passengers

In July Sofia Airport serviced a total of 362 800 passengers at both airport terminals, thus achieving a 9 % increase on annual basis. Airlines operating flights at Terminal 2 were chosen by 68 per 100 passengers on international and domestic flights. The remaining 32 % of total passengers flow used Terminal 1.

International scheduled flights continued having the largest share of serviced passengers – 338 543 (93%) and a significant increase of 11% was achieved in mid summer as compared to July 2013.

The total number of passengers on domestic flights was 21 480, which was 12% less than the previous year. An increase of 2% was marked in summer charter flights, where the number of organized tourists equalled to 2 247.

Aircraft movements

A total of 3 901 aircraft departed and landed at Sofia Airport in July 2014, which marked a 4.3 % increase in comparison to last year. The rise in international scheduled flights was 10 per 100, influenced by the larger number of flights operated by foreign airlines at Sofia Airport. Wizz Air, LOT and Lufthansa were the foreign airlines with greatest contribution to that increase.

Cargo

During the last month a total of 1 440 t cargo and mail shipments were processed at Sofia Airport as compared to 1 518 t in the same month of 2013 (-5,1%).