Low-cost airlines

Delayed airline passengers in Turkey able to receive more than 7 mln liras per day

Airline passengers in Turkey will be entitled to compensation when their flight is canceled or delayed by more than three hours, according to a newly launched website, ucakgecikmeleri.com. On average, it is estimated that airline passengers in Turkey are able to claim over 7 million Turkish Liras on a daily basis, equaling more than 2.5 billion liras a year, it said.

Dutch Transavia To Launch Sofia-Amsterdam Flights

Dutch low-cost carrier Transavia will launch flights between Sofia and Amsterdam as of May 2017, reported the carrier's website.

The flights will be carried out three times a week. Tickets are already available online and the first Sofia-Amsterdam flight is on May 10, 2017. The price of a one-way ticket is currently EUR 29.

Turkish Airlines 'closing 10 pct gap from Russia with new routes'

Turkish Airlines (THY) has seen a 10 percent drop in demand on some Russian and southern European routes but was betting on improved demand from new markets to keep its year-end passenger target, said a senior executive. 

Tourist arrivals to Turkey have taken a beating following a spate of bomb attacks this year, including two in Istanbul, usually the country's biggest tourist draw.

Wizz Air to Start Operating Flights Between Sofia, Copenhagen from June 13

The Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air will operate regular flights between the airports in Sofia and Copenhagen starting from June 13.

The company announced its new route on Thursday.

The flights between the Bulgarian and Danish capitals will be carried out three times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.