It is one of the most popular destinations on Memmingen airport: Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. Since Friday, 9th of September 2016, passenger get with this travel request a 100 percent more choice. After all, the Irish airline Ryanair has now included Sofia to their flight network and connects Memmingen twice a week with the Bulgarian metropolis. Wizz Air serves Sofia airport twice a week and will increase the number of its flights to three times a week from 23rd of December and from 1st of January to even four times a week. Thus from the beginning of 2017 at Memmingen airport will be six-Sofia flights per week – Monday (2 flights), Wednesday, Friday (2 flights) and Sunday.
“Business travelers in particular get such a high degree of flexibility” emphasizes Allgäu Airport Sales Director Marcel Schütz. With approximately 1.2 million inhabitants, Sofia is the political, economic and cultural center of the country. The international airport is only ten kilometers away from the town center and guarantees short transfer times. Many southern German companies maintain branches and use the connection already. Even holiday trips and visits to relatives and friends are at the top in the motives of travelers to Sofia.