MAG has entered a bid to operate Sofia Airport in Bulgaria for the next 35 years. Along with its consortium partner BCEG, the Chinese construction giant, MAG submitted its formal bid to the transport ministry in Sofia.
The UK-based group already operates three major airports in the UK at Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands, which together serve 60 million passengers per year.
Jet2.com has announced additional flights to Bourgas in Bulgaria for summer next year, with Saturday services now taking off from Manchester and Leeds Bradford Airport.
InterContinental Sofia has appointed Angelo Zuccala as general manager. Zuccala’s hospitality experience spans close to 23 years, having spent the past 15 years with the company progressing through several management roles and countries around the world.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has brought modern luxury to Bulgaria with the opening of InterContinental Sofia. Sofia, an untapped destination for UK travellers, blends history and modernity with its scattering of domed churches and ottoman mosques intertwined with the sheen of new buildings and striking historic architecture.
Budapest Airport has welcomed the return of regular flights to Sofia, Bulgaria, with new airline customer Bulgaria Air, the national carrier of the Republic of Bulgaria. The carrier’s Embraer 190 aircraft, configured with two class 108-seats touched earlier after a brief 70 minute journey.