Sofia Airport Records 8.3 % Increase in Number of Passengers in July

Sofia Airport Records 8.3 % Increase in Number of Passengers in July

The airport of the Bulgarian capital recorded a 8.3 % increase in the number of passengers in July compared to the same month in 2014.
A total of 393 312 passengers were serviced in July, with 67 % of them going through Terminal 2, while the remaining 33 % passed through Terminal 1, which services the low-cost airlines.
The traffic on regular international routes increased by 7.5 %, reaching 364 000 passengers in July, daily Dnevnik informs.
There was a growth in the number of passengers flying on European routes, which increased with five new destinations at the end of July, when Wizz Air started operating on five new routes – Cologne, Memmingen (Munich West), Geneva, Naples and Bari.
There was a double increase in the number of passengers on the regular route to Doha as well as the seasonal flight to Catania.
There is a growing interest on the regional routes to Athens and Belgrade.
The passengers on charter flights were 2744, which represented an increase of 22 % compared to July 2014.

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