Sofia Airport receives more passengers 2014

Sofia Airport is getting busier each day. In the first half of 2014, the Bulgarian airport received 200,000 more passengers compared to last year during the same period.

The airport received a total of 1,838,148 passengers during the past H1. This number includes international passengers whose number actually increased by an impressive 11%.

The increase in number is partly due to the new flight destinations and routes connected with Sofia Airport. Frequency of flights had also increased according to the airport management.

As for the domestic flights, 71,422 passengers have travelled to the Black Sea cities of Varna and Burgas from Sofia. The numbers reflect an 8% decline from 2013.

So far in 2014, several direct flights have been added to Sofia: from Sofia Airport to Barcelona, Catania, Malmo, and Belgrade. The data also shows Bulgarian travellers’ favorite destinations are Berlin, Milan, Rome, London, and Vienna.