Тhe tourism in Bulgaria is increasingly gaining popularity. This marvelous country every month attracts thousands of tourists from around the world. During the summer Bulgaria offers a unique landscape combining the beauty of the sea and the mountains and everything that can be found in one place. The growth of tourism greatly increases the performance of the airports.
Airports in Varna and Burgas, which are part of Fraport Twin Star Airport Management, showed an almost 25% increase in passengers since the beginning of the year until August. During this period, traffic has reached over 1.3 million. The CEO of the company where besides the German operator with a minority shareholding is “Airport Services Bulgaria”, owned by “Chimimport” Ulrich Hеppе, said he expects to end the year growth of passengers just at the airport in Varna reaches 20%. He said that Varna Airport recorded the best results for the last 10 years, most have grown Polish tourists – nearly 89 percent compared to last year when the figure was about 42 thousand. A growth has and in the passengers to and from Britain, which increased by 18%. An improvement there is and in the situation with tourists from Russia, but they used more the services at the airport in Burgas.
According to the breakdown of the report for the first half of the company Burgas Airport has adopted over 680 thousand passengers, and Varna Airport – almost 500 thousand. In percentage increase in Burgas exceeds 25%, while in Varna – 24%. The Executive Director of the Varna airport Dimitar Kostadinov said that the distribution of work at the airport has made optimally so that the strong growth of passenger does not weigh airport infrastructure and it does not affect the services. According to him, in the 29th week of the year, which was in July, they processed a record number of flights – 684 takeoffs and landings.
Matthias Zieschang, CFO of the German operator Fraport, determine the two airports as “bright stars” in the company’s portfolio moreover Lima, Peru. He said the three airports reported strong results and are leading to the increase in trafficking group in the first half of the year. Expectations for Burgas and Varna are even higher in the second six months because the German group providing a strong interest in the two Bulgarian airports for the problems of sectors in Turkey.
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