Category Archives: Bulgaria Air

Bulgaria Air to resume flights to St. Petersburg, Russia

Bulgaria Air has announced on social media it will resume service from its Sofia hub to St. Petersburg, Russia on April 18, 2020.

The restored route will operate twice-weekly with Airbus A319s.

The route was last operated in March 2014.

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Qatar Airways and Bulgaria Air sign codeshare agreement

Qatar Airways has announced it has signed a codeshare agreement with Bulgaria Air.

The first codeshare flights to begin to operate from March 2, 2020.

The agreement will provide Bulgaria Air passengers with a seamless connection to destinations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Qatar Airways’ passengers will benefit from access to two new destinations in Bulgaria: Varna and Burgas.

Qatar Airways first launched services to Sofia, Bulgaria on 22 September 2011 beginning with a four-times weekly service. In the years since, due to the strong demand by travellers, the service has grown to 14 weekly flights.

Bulgaria Air is the largest Bulgarian airline and national carrier of the Republic of Bulgaria. It performs direct flights to 25 cities in Europe, including domestic flights to Varna and Bourgas.

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Bulgaria Air to launch a new route to Valencia, Spain

Bulgaria Air has announced it will launch a weekly flight between its Sofia hub and Valencia, Spain on June 2.

Valencia will be one the fifth Destin nation in Spain for the carrier after Barcelona, Madrid, Malaga and Palma de Mallorca.

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Air Italy signs code share agreement with Bulgaria Air

Air Italy and Bulgaria Air have entered into a code share partnership to offer customers enhanced connectivity between Bulgaria and eight major destinations in Italy, with effect from today.

Under the agreement, Air Italy’s “IG” code will be placed on Bulgaria Air flights between Milan Malpensa and Sofia, Varna and Burgas, which are all on sale from today with the first flights available from March 31st. At the same time, starting with the new summer IATA season, Bulgaria Air will put its “FB” code on Air Italy flights between Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino, Naples, Olbia and Cagliari (Sardinia), Palermo and Catania (Sicily), and Lamezia Terme (Calabria).

Moreover, thanks also to the interline commercial agreement, Bulgaria Air’s passengers will benefit from single tickets for travel between Bulgaria and Air Italy’s US, Canada and Africa destinations operated from Malpensa: Miami, New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco (both from April), Toronto (from May), Cairo, Dakar, Accra and Lagos.


Bulgaria Air to acquire nine Embraer ERJ 190s

Bulgaria Air (Sofia) has announced it will add the Embraer ERJ 190 to its fleet for its European network. The first ERJ 190 is expected to arrive in March 2012. Three more airliners will be added to the fleet by the end of 2012 with the remaining copies to be inducted by the end of 2014.

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