Bulgaria has become one of the first countries in Europe to comprehensively prepare its busiest air borders for the EU-wide Entry/Exit System. Nikolay Dimchev, Managing Director of SSARM, shares its most interesting findings and the added value for passengers, border control and airports.
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Sofia Airport (SOF)
Over the length of the concession, Munich Airport and SOF Connect will look to transform Sofia Airport into a competitive European airport.
Dr. Ralf Gaffal, Managing Director of Munich Airport International’s (MAI) Business Division, spoke to International Airport Review about the key challenges and questions that airports need to address sooner rather than later, highlighting best practices and using Munich International Airport (MUC) as an example.
The project will work to improve the attractiveness of Sofia Airport, as well as the country as a whole and the Bulgarian economy.
Following the tender process, the concession to operate Sofia International Airport has been awarded to a group comprising of Munich Airport, Meridiam and STRABAG.
Manchester Airports Group (MAG), the UK’s largest airport group, has confirmed that it intends to participate in the tender process for the concession to operate Sofia Airport in Bulgaria. The process was started on 5th July by the Bulgarian Government.