The Sofia Airport is also known as Vrazhdebna Airport. It started its operations in the 1930s. The airport was expanded in 2004 and a new terminal was built. The runway was expanded to handle additional air traffic.
The major flights to Sofia Airport are operated by Aegean Airlines, Aeroflot, Austrian Airlines, Alitalia, Czech Airlines, El Al, Helios Airways, Bulgaria Air, Malev, Wizzair, Turkish Airlines, Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, JAT Airways and Olympic Airlines. No frills airlines like TAROM, Wizzair, Sky Europe and Hemus offer cheap flights to Sofia Airport.
The major destinations covered by flights to Sofia Airport include London, Paris, Milan, Rome, Moscow, Athens, Vienna, Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Madrid, Lisbon, Frankfurt, Tel Aviv, Prague, Belgrade, Cairo, Larnaca, Varna, Tripoli, Istanbul and Budapest.