adds Bourgas, Chania and Izmir to network Birmingham celebrated the launch of flights between Birmingham and Bourgas on 6 May by handing out cupcakes, branded in airport and airline logos, to the inaugural flight passengers. Along with Bourgas, new routes by from Birmingham this summer include Bergerac, Chania, Izmir, Pula and Verona.


Bourgas Airport in Bulgaria welcomed the first flight by from Birmingham on 2 May, baking an impressive cake to toast the new service. Along with Birmingham, flights from Manchester and London Stansted launched on the same day. Along with these three routes, another six routes will also be added by the carrier to Bourgas.

  • launched its first flights to Bourgas (BOJ), Chania (CHQ) and Izmir (ADB) last week, while it also added a new connection from Glasgow (GLA) to Naples (NAP) on 29 April. Of the new routes, five will face direct competition at the time of launch, however, it should be noted that competition will also be seen on other routes later in the summer season according to OAG schedules. will add more routes to Bourgas in the coming days from Belfast International, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds Bradford and Newcastle.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
29-Apr Glasgow (GLA) Naples (NAP) B738 (1) TUI Airways (2)
01-May Manchester (MAN) Izmir (ADB) Thomas Cook Airlines (2), TUI Airways (1)
02-May London Stansted (STN) B738 (2) Pegasus Airlines (4)
03-May Chania (CHQ) B738 (1) Ryanair (2)
06-May Birmingham (BHX) Bourgas (BOJ) B738 (2)  
London Stansted (STN)  
Manchester (MAN) BH Air (2), TUI Airways (1), Thomas Cook Airlines (1)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser w/c 7 May. WF = Weekly frequencies.


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