Plovdiv Airport Passenger Traffic Rises 20% In Winter Charter Season

Plovdiv Airport Passenger Traffic Rises 20% In Winter Charter Season

The operator of the airport in Bulgaria's second largest city, Plovdiv, said it serviced 21,415 passengers during the winter charter season ended March 31, up by an annual 20%.

Some 90% of the passengers, which the airport handled during the winter, came from Russia, Nora Grabcheva, marketing officer at  the  airport, told SeeNews over the phone. About all of them visited Bulgaria to spend their holidays in the winter resorts of Pamporovo, Bansko and Borovets.

Five air carriers operated charter flights to and from the Plovdiv Airport during the winter season - one serviced flights between Plovdiv and Belfast in Northern Ireland, and the other four carried passengers to and from destinations in Russia.

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