Burgas Airport opened the summer season with a regular flight from Poland

Burgas Airport opened the summer season with a regular flight from Poland and with expectations for bigger traffic in 2023

Burgas Airport, part of ”Fraport Twin Star Airport Management” AD, opened Season 2023, welcoming tourists of the first regular flight from Poland for this year with an attractive water arch and many surprises.

The touristic season this year was started with a flight as early as the 26th of March, with a regular flight on the Warsaw - Burgas route of Ryanair. This year, in addition to the traditional water arch for this occasion, all the passengers were surprised with hand-made cookies, souvenirs, and the traditional for our country vial with Bulgarian rose oil.  

This is just one of the ten routes that Ryanair will operate this summer season to/from Burgas Airport, which are 3 more than the last year. The low-cost airline will add the following destinations this year:

  • Kaunas (Lithuania), which was last performed in 2018;
  • Poznan (Poland);
  • Dublin (Ireland).

From the end of this month, the airline starts operating flights from 7 European cities: Warsaw Modlin, Poznan and Krakow (Poland), Kaunas (Lithuania), Bratislava (Slovakia), London Luton (UK), and Vienna (Austria).

In May, flights from Dublin (Ireland) will be started, and from the beginning of June, flights from Budapest (Hungary) and Gdansk (Poland) also will be launched.

And this year, Wizz Air will operate flights that are connecting Burgas Airport with a total of 11 destinations in 5 countries: Vienna (Austria), Budapest and Debrecen (Hungary), Tel Aviv (Israel), Gdansk, Katowice, Krakow, Lublin, Warsaw and Wroclaw (Poland) and London Luton (UK), which is a year-round route.

After growth in the Polish market was noted in 2022, compared to the number of passengers in 2019, in 2023, Burgas Airport is expected to serve even more passengers from/to Poland. For the first time, there will be charter flights from Szczecin, and for the first time the airline Azur Air Ukraine will operate flights to Burgas from 3 Polish cities - Warsaw, Poznan, and Katowice.  

The national air carrier of Latvia - Air Baltic, for the first time this year will operate regular flights from Riga to Burgas, 2 times a week, starting on the 2nd of May, giving the possibility of connections with the rest of the airline's destinations.

Charter flights for Summer 2023 are expected to start in the first half of May, with the first organized tourists expected to arrive from: Poland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Great Britain, and Germany.

In comparison with 2022, growth in passengers from the Baltic and Scandinavian markets is expected this year. For the first time since 2019, charter flights from Bergen (Norway) and Gothenburg (Sweden) will be restarted.

Growth is also expected in the “Netherlands" market, with charter flights from the city of Groningen for the first time.

Burgas Airport is very much looking forward to serve all the passengers and guests with the renowned high level of quality in services and ensure smooth travelling for the passengers!