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SOFIA (Bulgaria), April 4 (SeeNews) - Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair plans to increase the number of its flights to Bulgaria’s Plovdiv airport to 30 per week, the country’s tourism ministry said on Tuesday.
In addition, talks are being held with Danish marketing company LCG for launching flights to Plovdiv airport from different European cities, including regional destinations such as Athens, Zagreb and Tirana, the ministry said in a press release.
Plovdiv municipality will cover part of the airport taxes to encourage low-cost carriers to launch routes to the city, the press release reads.
In February, Ryanair announced it will launch routes from Plovdiv to Brussels and Milan Bergamo at the beginning of October.
Ryanair currently operates flights connecting Plovdiv only with London Stansted.