May 2016


Sofia Airport with a 50 % increase in cargo and mail shipments in April




Sofia Airport reported a 13% increase in the number of serviced passengers in April 2016. Their total number for the period was 367 696 as compared to 325 790 for the same month last year.


There was an increased of 14,7% in the passengers on scheduled international flights who form 96% of total passenger throughput. Passengers on domestic flights also achieved a 7,7% increase.



Sofia Airport welcomed Poli Genova

After Poli Genova’s triumphant Eurovision performance in Stockholm, the first person to greet her after she disembarked the aircraft was Mrs. Asya Ivanova, a member of the Board of Directors of “Sofia Airport” EAD. She addressed her with the words: “I would like to thank you on behalf of all Bulgarians for making us extremely happy and very proud and to tell you that you are the real winner in this competition”.


10 years Wizz Air at Sofia Airport

For 10 years already Sofia Airport has been one of the main air carrier’s bases in Europe.

At the official ceremony marking the event, Mr. Jozsef Varadi, the Chief Executive Officer of the company, announced that as of December one more – seventh aircraft would be based at Sofia, three new routes would be launched to Doncaster/Sheffield, Basel and Nuremberg and the frequency of current ones would be increased.