Charter Flights at Bulgaria's Varna Airport Down y/y

Business » TOURISM | June 15, 2009, Monday // 15:42| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: Charter Flights at Bulgaria's Varna Airport Down y/y Varna airport marked the biggest decrease in the number of tourists from Ukraine, Russia and Germany. Photo by BGNES

The airport in Bulgaria's Black Sea city of Varna has marked a 7.8% decrease in the number of passengers it processed from the beginning of the year on an annual base.

The passengers served at Varna airport until June 7 totalled 232 758, the airport director Dimitar Kostadinov annoucned.

The biggest decrease was in the share of the tourists from Ukraine (nearly 18%), followed by Russia (down by 15%) and Germany (down by about 7%).

Tourists from Poland, Israel and Iran marked a slight increase over the same period last year.

Forecasts are for an annual decrease in the number of tourists of 10-15%.


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