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Bulgaria's Sofia Airport opens four new routes, two more airlines to start seasonal flights

Bulgaria's Sofia Airport opens four new routes, two more airlines to start seasonal flights snowturtle/Shutterstock.com

SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 16 (SeeNews) - Sofia Airport operator SOF Connect said that it is expanding its flight schedule to and from the Bulgarian capital with four new destinations in May and June, including Croatia's Zadar.

Ryanair will fly twice weekly between Sofia and Zadar, SOF Connect said in a statement over the weekend.

Daily seasonal flights to Paris by Air France will restart on May 30, while ITA Airways, which replaced Alitalia as Italy's flag carrier, will fly six times a week to Rome starting June 1.

Turkish low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines is the other new airline, which will offer flights from Sofia to the Turkish resort city of Antalya twice a week starting May 24.

Over the summer season, Bulgaria Air will fly once a week to Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, starting May 22. Ryanair flights will link Sofia to Corfu twice a week from June 2, with Wizz Air kicking off flights to the same destination from June 19. Both low-cost-carriers will also offer flights to Chania, Crete. The Hungarian budget airline will also fly two times a week to another Greek island, Mykonos, from June 14.

Wizz Air is already linking Sofia to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The flights will run three times a week over the summer.

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