Posts Tagged ‘Varna airport


Bulgaria’s Varna and Burgas international airports have installed automated border control e-gates to help expedite the immigration process for e-passport holders. The automated gates – vb i-match 5 e-gates supplied by Vision-Box – make use of facial recognition technology to verify the traveller’s identity. As for future developments, fingerprint will be activated to complement facial [...]

Latvian airline airBaltic ( has concluded an agreement with the international tour operator Tez Tour for summer flights from Riga to Varna, Bulgaria. The new two weekly return flights will start on 24 June 2014 and offer convenient connections between the two cities and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region, Scandinavia and Russia. Christophe [...]

Turkish Airlines is to launch a regular Varna-Istanbul flight as of end-May 2014, according to the press office of Bulgaria’s Varna Municipality. The step was announced Wednesday after a meeting of Varna Mayor Ivan Portnih and Cenk Ocal, head of Turkish Airlines for Bulgaria, according to reports of The Turkish air carrier plans to [...]

Varna Airport serviced over 1.17 million passengers since the beginning of 2012, up by 0.7% as compared to 2011, according to reports of business news portal based on recent data on the passenger flow through the two major Bulgarian Black Sea airports granted under concession to Fraport Twin Star Airport Management AD. According to [...]

Larisa Nazarova from the Russian capital Moscow became Monday the one-millionth passenger of the Bulgarian Varna Airport.

Some 50 small-engine private aircrafts Cirrus with around 100 passengers on board will land at Varna airport on May 25, announced the Press office of the Airport. The planes are owed by members of the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association (COPA). They will be visiting our country for various trainings and tourism. The aircraft come [...]

Bulgaria’s Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski and representatives of concessionaire Fraport Twin Star Airport Management officially opened the rehabilitated runway of Bulgaria’s Varna airport. “The concession of the Burgas and Varna airports is a good example of public-private partnership,” Moskovski said at the ceremony. “We managed to attract EU financing for the railroad infrastructure, but when [...]

Flights from Bulgaria’s Black Sea airports of Varna and Burgas to the Russian capital Moscow are increasing next summer season. The agreement was sealed by the Transport Ministries of the two countries. Since the spring of 2010, there have been seven flights a week on the Varna-Moscow line, which were increased to 14 in the [...]

Maja, a two-year old Polish girl from the city of Lublin, received a special welcome to  Varna, as she became Varna airport’s one millionth passenger for 2011. The lucky girl, who is in Bulgaria for the first time, was welcomed by the airport’s director Dimitar Kostadinov and deputy director Plamen Hristov, who gave her a [...]

Varna Airport saw its passenger traffic climb 2.3 per cent on the year to 400 000 in the first half of 2011, the airport’s concessionaire, Fraport Twinstat Airport Management, said on July 13 2011. The highest rise was registered in tourists from Russia, Finland, Norway and Iran, the company’s spokesperson Ivelina Koeva said. The largest [...]