Budapest Airport announces new airline customer Bulgaria Air with flights to Sofia.

Sunday 12th May 2013

Budapest Airport announced today on the eve of Routes Europe, which is being hosted in the Hungarian capital,that Bulgaria Air, the national carrier of the Republic of Bulgaria, will commence new direct scheduled services between the capital of Sofia and Budapest from 24th June.  The new flights will operate four-times weekly, utilising a combination of a 132-seat Airbus A319 and 100-seat Embraer E190 aircraft.


Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays:

Depart Sofia                14:10               Arrive Budapest          14:20 

Depart Budapest         15:05               Arrive Athens              17:15                                    (Local times are shown )

Tickets are now on sale at:

"We are delighted to announce a new customer to our airport and a new route to Sofia as Routes Europe opens today," said  Kam Jandu, Aviation Director.

 "Sofia is a dynamic Eastern European capital with beautiful scenery and uniquely, a developed ski-resort adjacent in the Vitosha mountain. We anticipate that it will prove to be an extremely popular year round destination."

Bulgaria Air operates regular flights from Sofia and Varna to 28 major destinations in Europe and the Middle East, but also charter and business flights to more than 100 other destinations. Together with its codeshare partners, Bulgaria Air offers its customers opportunities for traveling to over 400 cities n Europe, Asia, Africa and Northern America.

About Budapest Airport :

BudapestAirport Zrt. operates Budapest Airport. This is privately owned with German company HOCHTIEF AirPort, one of the world's biggest independent airport managers holding a 49.67% stake, together with a further four financial investors: Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Montreal holding a 18.17% stake; Malton Investment Pte Ltd holding a 18.17% stake; Aero Investment S.á.r.l. holding a 10% stake and KfW IPEX-Bank, Frankfurt holding a 4% stake.

BudapestAirport aims to be the best airport in the Central and Eastern European region and has been recognised for their development projects, customer services approach and marketing activities.

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