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.
As of 25 April Ryanair starts operating daily flightd to London / Stansted. Thus, the London airports to which passengers can fly from Sofia become four, together with Heathrow, Luton and Gatwick.
With the new air carrier, the number of airlines operating flights from Sofia Airport becomes 23, and the direct lines – 57.