Direct flights to 43 airports with Sofia Airport winter schedule

After the successful summer in 2014 that ended with a record-breaking growth in passengers, the largest Bulgarian airport enters the new winter season with confidence.

Sofia Airport winter schedule 2014/15 came into effect on 26 October 2014 and will last until 28 March 2015.

During the current season 43 direct scheduled passenger flights are offered, out of which 41 international and 2 domestic flights.


10% increase of passengers in the first 9 months


In the first 9 months of 2014 г. a total of 2 939 747 departing and arriving passengers were serviced at Sofia Airport – 10 % more than the previous year.

Passengers on international scheduled flights increased by more than 258 thousand, which formed 97 % of the total airport traffic. In the January-September period the number of departing passengers exceeded the number of arriving passengers by about 50 thousand.


Photography exhibition „Bulgaria– an attractive tourist destination” at Sofia Airport

For a fifth consecutive year, the photography exhibition under the name „Bulgaria– an attractive tourist destination” starts its journey around the country from Sofia Airport. This year there is a new subsection to the main photography competition titled “European support for beautiful and attractive Bulgaria”. The photos present natural, cultural and historical sites at different Bulgarian cities that have been restored and reconstructed with the support of European funding programmes.


Sofia Airport’s unknown faces in photos

Today the photography exhibition under the name “Sofia Airport’s unknown faces” was opened at Terminal 2. The authors – Ognyan Stefanov and Yane Golev presented about 115 photos of colleagues holding different positions at the airport.


August also marked growth in traffic


40 300 more passengers were serviced at Sofia Airport in August 2014. For the period they totalled to 378 782 – a 12 % increase in comparison to last year.

Passenger flow increased by 13 % on international scheduled flights and holds a 92 % share of total airport traffic.

Some of the leading airline companies at Sofia Airport achieved an increase between 24 %and 34 % per annual basis, which is an indication for the increasing demand on Bulgarian aviation market.