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Sofia Airport passenger traffic up 59% y/y in Sept

Sofia Airport passenger traffic up 59% y/y in Sept Author: Sofia Airport / All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), October 15 (SeeNews) - Passenger numbers at Bulgaria's Sofia Airport jumped to 411,088 in September from 259,084 in the same month of last year, the airport operator said.

Aircraft take-offs and landings rose to 4,659 in the ninth month of 2021 from 3,324 in September 2020, the airport operator said in a data release.

Cargo handled at the airport went down to 1,658 tonnes in the review month from 1,889 tonnes a year earlier.

Traffic at Sofia airport slumped last year due to restrictions on international air travel introduced to limit the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.

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