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Dec

Sofia Airport sees 49 % increase in passenger numbers in November

Passengers

In November 2016 Sofia Airport served a total of 431 642 arriving and departing passengers, which constitutes a record-breaking increase of 49% compared to the same month one year earlier.

From the beginning of the year until the end of November a total of 4 508 538 passengers passed through Sofia Airport. Passenger traffic at Terminal 1 increased 2,5 times as compared to 2015 reaching 257 thousand served passengers for one month. Terminal 2 saw 174 thousand passengers, which is 5 % less compared to the previous year.

There was a 51% increase in the number of passengers on international scheduled flights who form 97 % of total passenger flow. Passengers on domestic scheduled flights were 6% more compared to November 2015.

 

Aicraft movements

A total of 4 338 landing and departing aicraft were handled at Sofia Airport in November 2016, which is 30% more compared to last year. 91% of them were passenger aicraft and 3% – cargo aicraft.

 

Cargo

In November 2016 a total of 2 060 t cargo and mail shipments were processed, which is 23% more than the previous year.