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Bulgaria’s Sofia Airport opens four new routes, two more airlines launch seasonal flights

SOFIA (Bulgaria), May 16 (SeeNews) – Sofia airport operator SOF Connect has announced that it is expanding its flight schedule to and from the Bulgarian capital with four new destinations in May and June, including Zadar in Croatia.

Ryanair will fly twice a week between Sofia and Zadar, SOF Connect said in a statement over the weekend.

Daily seasonal flights to Paris by Air France will resume on May 30, while ITA Airways, which replaced Alitalia as Italy’s flag carrier, will fly six times a week to Rome from June 1.

Turkish low-cost airline Pegasus Airlines is the other new airline, which will offer flights from Sofia to the Turkish resort town of Antalya twice a week from May 24.

During the summer season, Bulgaria Air will fly once a week to Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, from May 22. Ryanair flights will connect Sofia to Corfu twice a week from June 2, with Wizz Air launching flights to the same destination from June 19. The two low-cost carriers will also offer flights to Chania, Crete. The Hungarian low-cost airline will also fly twice a week to another Greek island, Mykonos, from June 14.

Wizz Air already connects Sofia to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The flights will take place three times a week during the summer.