British Airways is opening a regular Varna-London service on Mar 29. The flight will be performed on Wednesday and Saturdays until the end of May. Two more flights will be added from June 6. Return fares will start from 150 euro.
Low-cost carrier Thomsonfly, a unit of Thomson Holidays, will also launch flights from London to Varna and Bourgas in May. According to preliminary information, return Varna-London fares will start from 239 British pounds. Flights to Manchester, Newcastle and Cardiff will also be available from Varna this summer.
Thomsonfly will perform its inaugural flight to Bourgas on May 26. The company will fly to the coastal Bulgarian city from Doncaster and Sheffield. Fares will start at 126 British pounds.
A temporary passenger terminal will be built at the Varna airport ahead of the summer onrush, said airport director Yanko Yankov.
The overall cost of the measures that will be implemented to improve ground services for the upcoming tourist season is 1.6 mln euro.