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Sofia Airport with 37% increase in passengers in June

85% growth in passengers on domestic flights

 

Passengers

June is another month for which Sofia Airport reports increased passenger traffic. Over 570 thousand passengers were served, which forms 37,2% year-on-year growth in passenger numbers. Terminal 2 saw 65% of passenger flow, while Terminal 1 was used by the remaining 35% of passengers.

Passengers on scheduled international flights increased by 36%, and passengers on domestic routes increased by 85%. Charter flights had an increase of 25%, which was due to the large number of tourists flying to Turkish, Greek and Croatian resorts.

Aircraft movements

A total of 5 101 aircraft were handled at Sofia Airport in June 2017, which is 13% more than the previous year. The increase in the number of domestic flights is by 32%, while the increase in interantional ones – by 16%.

Cargo

Sofia Airport processed a total of 1870 tonnes of cargo and mail shipments in June 2017, an increase of 7% compared to the same month of the previous year.