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Bristol Airport welcomes Wizz Air's expansion

Created: 5th Aug 2015

A new scheduled route to Sofia, Bulgaria to commence spring 2016

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Wizz Air announced this morning it will expand its route network from Bristol Airport and will commence a new scheduled service to Sofia, Bulgaria. Starting from 28 March 2016, flights will operate twice a week on a Thursday and Sunday.

This new direct scheduled service will bring the total number of capital cities served by Bristol Airport to 17.

Sofia is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Bulgaria and one of the oldest in Europe. Itlies at the foot of popular ski mountain, Vitosha,an ideal location for a winter skiing holiday.With its rich cultural history and cobblestone boulevards it offers a great summer vacation option and is an all year-round destination.

Tamara Mshvenieradze, Corporate Communications Manager at Wizz Air said: 

“This is our second route from Bristol and with fares starting from GBP 24.49 we hope to carry many passengers on our new Sofia route.”

Peter Downes, Head of Aviation Development at Bristol Airport, said: 

“We are delighted that Wizz Air has added this new scheduled route to our network from Bristol, further enhancing the range of destinations available to people living in the South West and Wales from their local airport.

“With a unique blend of east-meets-west culture, ancient and modern architecture, as well as renowned winter sports facilities, Sofia has something for everyone and is sure to be popular with passengers.”

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