News

05
Aug

SOF Connect with certificate for Quality and Environmental Management

SOF Connect is certified according to the requirements of the International Organization for Standardization receiving certificates for Quality Management ISO 9001 and Environmental Management ISO 14001. Тhis is result of an audit of the RINA Bulgaria certification body.

03
Aug

EBRD acquires equity stake in Sofia airport operator

  • EBRD equity investment in airport operator to total €74.3 million
  • SOF Connect is a joint venture between Meridiam, Munich Airport and Strabag
  • Investment aims to develop a key infrastructure asset in a sustainable manner

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is supporting the development of Sofia airport with an indirect equity investment in SOF Connect, the company operating and managing the airport through a concession agreement with the Bulgarian government.

30
Jul

Covid laboratory, innovative interior and modern restrooms will meet Sofia International Airport`s passengers

Within days, Covid-19 laboratory will open doors at Sofia International Airport, Terminal 2. All travelers will be able to do a PCR or rapid antigen test, as well as other tests at competitive prices. For the convenience of passengers before their trip, the result of the PCR test will be ready within 2 hours, and the antigen – in 20 minutes.

13
Jul

EIB provides €40 million for the modernisation of Sofia International Airport

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and SOF Connect AD, a special purpose vehicle that is majority-owned by Meridiam, have signed a €40 million loan agreement for the modernisation of Sofia International Airport. The financing is supported by the European Commission’s Connecting Europe Facility (CEF).

09
Jul

Tarom reconnects Sofia and Bucharest

The Romanian flag carrier is the next airline resuming regular flights to Sofia International Airport. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic Tarom has ceased flying the route more than a year ago.

“The flights between the two Balkan capitals are of great importance as they contribute to the development of tourism, trade and business relations, as well as strengthen Bulgaria – Romania good relations”, noted Jesus Caballero, Chief Executive Director of SOF Connect.