Sofia Airport Launches 4 New Direct Routes
Sofia Airport has announced its summer flight schedule, which will come info effect on March 27, 2016. The new schedule will offer 4 new direct routes, where planes will fly from Sofia directly to the cities of Alicante, Oslo (Torp), Hamburg (Lübeck) and Birmingham. Starting in April the budget airline company Ryanair is starting its regular schedule from Sofia to Pisa and from Sofia to London (Stansted).
The statistics for January and February show that Sofia airport faces a positive trend, where the total number of passengers who have passed through the two terminals in 2015 was 641,807, making a 14% increase compared to the same period last year. The passengers flow on the scheduled international routes has increased with 17% as well due to the new direct routes that have opened in the summer of the previous year.
Recently another low-cost air carrier company Wizz Air announced the launch of regular flights between Sofia and Copenhagen, three days a week starting in June. Earlier this year the airline company announced the launch of flights in late September between Sofia and Kutaisi (Georgia), which will be organized twice a week.