Bulgaria Air is Bulgaria’s flag carrier airline. It was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Sofia. He made his first flight from Sofia to London and Paris. The airline uses the Sofia airport as a hub. Since November 2008, Bulgaria Air is a member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which has 230 airlines worldwide. The airline has scheduled flights and charter flights. In 2016, 1.2 million passengers were carried.
Bul Air is a subsidiary of the company that also arranges charter flights.
In Bulgaria, the airline only flies to the cities of Burgas and Varna.
Countries flying abroad are Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.
In addition to these countries, they fly to Lebanon, Portugal, Spain (Alicante), Russia (St.Petersburg) countries during the summer season.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.
|Aegean Airlines||Czech Airlines|
|Air France||LOT Polish Airlines|
Bulgaria Air offers its online check-in directly on the company’s website
Check-in start time
Starting from 24 hours before the flight and continues until 2 hours prior the scheduled flight.
Click the button below to check in online.
To check in at the airport, check the closing times of the check-in counter on the Bulgaria Air website. If you are not at the airport in time, you will not be able to board the plane and you will lose all your rights on the purchased flight ticket.
The hand luggage that can be carried on board with Bulgaria Air must not contain any dangerous items. The handling of liquids is subject to the applicable EU regulations (not more than 100 ml per container, all containers packed in a transparent, resealable, 1 liter plastic bag). Only the essentials in the form of medicines and valuables are provided for on board. The hand luggage must not exceed the dimensions of 55 cm x 40 cm x 20 cm. The maximum weight is 10 kg, regardless of the booking class and the connections used via Bulgaria Air. In addition, only walking aids and books / magazines may be carried on board.
With regard to the baggage to be checked, it should be noted that on international connections in the tourist class a luggage up to 23 kg may be carried. The sum of the outer dimensions should not exceed 158 cm. For children up to two years of age, restrictions of 10 kg and 115 cm apply. Baby carriages and childrens seats can be taken free of charge.
In business class, a second piece of luggage may also be given free of charge, also up to a maximum weight of 23 kg. Baggage with an overweight of up to 32 kg is transported for a fee of 50 Euro, luggage with an oversize up to 203 cm is estimated at 70 Euro. A second piece of luggage costs 50 euros, a third 100 euros. (Prices for international flights)
In the case of other luggage, the airline is very clever. Sports equipment of all kinds up to 23 kg can be carried free of charge as part of the free parcel. Otherwise the fees, which have to be paid for additional luggage. Exception: for ski / snowboard luggage is generally charged a fee of 30 Euro (price for international flights). Consult your airline for musical instruments.
To make a comfortable trip with Bulgaria Air, you must choose the right seat. In general, if you want to travel in a good seat, you should choose your seat in advance and disregard some extra fees if necessary.
Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.
The frequent flyer program of Bulgaria Air, is now called Fly More. On flights with the Bulgarian airline as well as Sixt car hire, participants earn bonus points credited to their member account. Miles offers a number of privileges such as discounts on airline tickets, free baggage allowance. Membership in the frequent flyer program begins with a start-up phase in which no points can be collected. Only after five flights with Bulgaria Air is the silver member status reached. Gold status is awarded when 30,000 points have been collected within 18 months.
With the clear system of Fly More score points
Silver and Gold members are credited with uniform points for flights within Bulgaria, the Balkan Peninsula and for international Bulgaria Air flights, depending on the tariff class. On any international flight, between 2200 (first class) and 80 points (cheapest class) are booked. Gold members receive a bonus of 25%. The rules for bonus flights are simple: National, regional and international tours cost in Economy Class 6000, 18000 and 30000 points. Upgrades are available for 2000, 6000 and 10,000 points. Fly More Points expire after three years.
Detailed information about airline’s paid and free catering services will be updated on this page soon.
Especially in long distances, Bulgaria Air offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.
The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.
Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Bulgaria Air.
Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.
The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Bulgaria Air lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.