Sofia Airport with new airline

Passengers at Sofia Airport now can benefit from a wider choice of flights to Amsterdam. With the start of the Summer Schedule, low-cost airline Transavia, which is new to Sofia Airport, has launched flights to the capital city of the Netherlands operated three times a week.

With the newly launched flights, Sofia Airport already offers flights to Amsterdam ten times a week. Bulgaria Air operates flights on a daily basis, while Transavia will operate flights on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Music at Sofia Airport for the Day of Europe

Famous compositions by Schumann, Shostakovich, Handel , Dvořák, Schubert,  as well as contemporary hits were played by the musicians of the string quartet Symphonette Sofia to the Nadezhda Municipal Institute of Culture. Vitan Boshev (violin), Miroslav Stoychev (violin), Ivan Chochev (viola) and Hristo Ivanov (chello) contributed to the festive mood of passengers and guests to the capital city’s airport.


Sofia Airport with over half a million passengers in March

Passengers at Sofia Airport in March 2017 were more than half a million, or 515 857, which forms a 52% increase compared to March 2016.

Passengers on international scheduled flights grew by 53% and passengers on domestic ones – by 60%.  The increase in domestic flights is due to the active marketing of promotional tickets by Bulgaria Air, as well as the launch of daily flights to Varna by Wizz Air in the last week of March.


Sofia Airport with 45% increase in passengers in February

Passengers who used Sofia Airport during the month were 456 212 or 142 thousand more than the same period of 2016. The increase in passengers on international scheduled flights was 48%, on charter flights – 30%, and domestic flights increased by 29%.


Martenitsas at Sofia Airport

On the occasion of March 1 passengers at Sofia Airport received martenitsas with wishes for good health and prosperity. The initiative was held with the participation of pupils of 140 school “Ivan Bogorov”, Arts profile. Dressed in folk costumes, they gave martenitsas to passengers and explained to foreigners about that Bulgarian tradition.

The traditional initiative of giving martenitsas at Sofia Airport is part of our corporate social responsibility policy aimed at preserving and promoting Bulgarian traditions.