Sofia Airport Aug Passenger Traffic Rises 0.6% Y/Y, Cargo Throughput Up 1.3%
Tuesday, 17 September 2013
The number of passengers serviced by the Sofia Airport in August rose by 0.6% on the year to 338,481, whereas cargo throughput grew by 1.3% to 1,237 tonnes.
International passenger traffic rose 2.0% on the year in August while traffic on domestic routes fell 14%, the airport said in a statement.
The number of passengers on charter flights rose by almost 50% in August.
The number of flights processed at the airport fell by 9.0% on the year to 3,660 in August. The number of international flights fell by 150 from August 2012 after Aerosvit and Niki suspended their flights to Sofia at the beginning of 2013.