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%.

 

We need your support so Novinite.com can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

Tourism » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: varna airport
Advertisement
Advertisement
Expats.bg All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." Novinite.com (Sofia News Agency - www.sofianewsagency.com) and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria