French-German Consortium "Sof Connect" Wins the Concession for Sofia Airport

The French-German consortium "Sof Connect", which operates Munich Airport, has been selected as the winner of the concession tender for Sofia Airport, Bulgaria's Transport Minister Rossen Zhelyazkov said on July 17. The contract can be signed after the expiry of the 15-day period in which the remaining four candidates have the right to appeal, reports BNT. 

An Increase in the Traffic at Varna Airport Is Expected

Expectations for a weaker tourist season this year have been justified, but the airport is doing its best to offer excellent conditions for passengers and air carriers. This was announced in Varna by the airline director Dimitar Kostadinov. Kostadinov summarized the results by the end of June and the expectations:

Air passenger traffic growth slowed in May

Passenger traffic registered by Greek airports soared over the first five months of the year, according to Civil Aviation Authority figures.

From January to May 2019 the total number of passengers who used Greece's airports amounted to 17,061,502, up 5.6 percent or 904,230 passengers, compared to the same period last year.

Thousands of People Around the World Have Been Blocked at Airports

Air India's servers collapsed, reported NOVA TV. 
Thousands of people around the world have been blocked at airports after Air India's servers collapsed. The problem lasted more than six hours and resulted in serious air traffic violations and the operation of major airports on five continents.