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Fraport traffic figures – August 2023: Passenger volumes continue to rise

TravelDailyNews 13 Sep 2023
Some 5.9 million passengers used Frankfurt Airport (FRA) in August 2023 ... Fraport’s Group airports worldwide also reported growth. Ljubljana Airport (LJU) in ... In Bulgaria, the Twin Star airports of Burgas (BOJ) and Varna (VAR) saw a boost of 11.6 percent to 836,229 passengers overall.

July passenger traffic in Europe reaches 97% of pre-pandemic levels

TravelDailyNews 12 Sep 2023
At the other end of the spectrum, airports in Finland (-31%), Slovenia (-27.4%), Bulgaria (-22.9%), Germany (-19.2%) and Sweden (-17.9%) remained the farthest from a full recovery ... Passenger traffic at the Majors (top 5 European airports) in July remained –4.3% compared to pre-pandemic levels (July 2019) ... Data by airport groups.

Luton Airport celebrates latest arrival after staff help deliver baby

ITV 11 Sep 2023
Staff at one of the UK's busiest airports have welcomed a special arrival after helping deliver a baby in a departure lounge. The pregnant mother was flying home to Bulgaria when she went into labour at London Luton Airport on 27 August ... London Luton Airport ... Both mother and baby are doing well after the airport delivery.

Tens of thousands of Brits could be refused compensation after air traffic misery as airlines ...

The Daily Mail 29 Aug 2023
Chaos at Gatwick Airport ... Beth McKendrick, 26, (left) and bride-to-be Elizabeth Spadea, 25, are currently stuck in Palma airport after spending time in the Spanish city for a hen do ... TV presenter Gabby Logan said she has been left stranded on the runway at Budapest Airport ... Vladi Ibberson is currently stuck at Sofia airport in Bulgaria.

Did blunder by French airline spark air traffic meltdown? Officials probe if a single badly ...

The Daily Mail 28 Aug 2023
The data analysts also said that 3,054 flights were due to arrive into UK airports on Monday, which is around 543,000 seats ... Chaos at Gatwick Airport ... TV presenter Gabby Logan said she has been left stranded on the runway at Budapest Airport ... Vladi Ibberson is currently stuck at Sofia airport in Bulgaria.

Passenger numbers at Bulgaria’s coastal airports increased

TravelDailyNews 18 Aug 2023
Fraport Group, the operator of Bulgaria’s coastal airports in Varna and Burgas, has reported an 8.8% year-on-year increase in combined passenger traffic for both facilities in July, reaching a total of 810,866 passengers.

Frankfurt airport reaches post-pandemic passenger record

TravelDailyNews 14 Aug 2023
For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) welcomed more than 6 million monthly passengers in July 2023 ... In Bulgaria, the two coastal airports of Burgas (BOJ) and Varna (VAR) welcomed 810,866 passengers overall in the reporting month (up 8.8 percent).

Melissa Doyle beams with pride as she lands at Sydney Airport after her rowing champion ...

The Daily Mail 03 Aug 2023
Former Sunrise host Melissa Doyle has returned to Sydney after she watched her son incredibly win gold at the World Rowing Championships in Bulgaria. The TV favourite was photographed landing into Sydney International Airport on Tuesday with her ecstatic athlete son Nick Dunlop, 21.

Passenger traffic on a steady rebound in the first half of 2023

TravelDailyNews 31 Jul 2023
BRUSSELS – European airport trade body ACI Europe today released its air traffic report covering the month of June, as well as Quarter 2 (Q2) and the first half (H1) of 2023 ... Conversely, airports in Finland (-32.2%), Slovenia (-31.9%), Germany (-21.7%), Bulgaria (-20.5%) and Sweden (-18.8%) remained well below their pre-pandemic levels.

How Europe could play hardball with Turkey over Cyprus

Ekathimerini 24 Jul 2023
As any non-European Union citizen utilizing Ercan International Airport in the occupied zone ... If Europe were serious about ending Turkey’s occupation of Cyprus, and irredentist claims against both Greece and Bulgaria, it would ban Turkish Airlines from its airspace and airports.

Getaway gets into gear: Airports are packed, traffic jams building and the trains are on ...

The Daily Mail 22 Jul 2023
Britons are facing a chaotic start to their summer getaways on the 'busiest travel day' being hit by train strikes, building traffic jams and packed airports ... Hundreds of thousands of passengers will fly out of Heathrow and Gatwick airport, with a further 200,000 departing from Manchester and 71,000 from Bristol.

US lawmakers urge EU to fully proscribe Hezbollah as terror group

The Jerusalem Post 18 Jul 2023
Rosen said that “eleven years ago today, Hezbollah…launched a deadly bombing in Bulgaria ... A Hezbollah terrorist attacked a bus carrying Israeli tourists from the Burgas, Bulgaria airport in 2012, killing six and wounding 32 ... airport, in Baghdad, Iraq, January 4, 2020.

I flew from UK to Dubai…and it cost me less than the price of filling ...

The Daily Mail 06 Jul 2023
Callum Ryan, 22, caught a Wizz Air flight from Luton to Sofia in Bulgaria for £21.99, before flying to Abu Dhabi with the same airline for £35.16. A bus from the airport to Dubai set him back £7.51, making his total spend for the journey out £64.66 ... A bus from the airport to Dubai set him back £7.51, making his total spend for the journey out £64.66.

Czech Republic's President Says Kiev Can Continue to Count on Czech Support

Urdu Point 06 Jul 2023
PRAGUE (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 07th July, 2023) Czech President Petr Pavel said Thursday that Ukraine can continue to count on the full support of Prague ... " ... Czech media reported earlier in the day that a Czech military plane en route from Bulgaria's capital Sofia and with Zelenskyy aboard landed at Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague ....

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