Bulgaria Air has signed a code share partnership with Qatar Airways, the Bulgarian flag carrier said in a media statement.
This will provide customers of Bulgaria Air with a quick and convenient connection to all five continents of Qatar’s destinations, the statement said.
“Our collaboration with Bulgaria Air is part of a series of partnerships we have announced recent;u with airlines from around the world, demonstrating our commitment to work with colleagues from other carriers to provide passengers with unbreakable connectivity and unmatched service,” Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker said.
“This co-operation is only part of our long-term development strategy and we are happy to welcome Qatar Airways passengers on board our aircraft,” Bulgaria Air chief executive Hristo Todorov said.
The partnership with Qatar Airways is another step towards enriching the portfolio of destinations of the Bulgarian national carrier, the statement said.
Since the beginning of 2020 Bulgaria Air has announced two new direct flights to St. Petersburg and Valencia.
Bulgaria Air operates direct flights to 25 cities in Europe, including domestic flights to Varna and Bourgas.
Qatar Airways first entered the Bulgarian market on September 22 2011, when it launched flights to and from Sofia four times a week. Over the years, due to strong passenger demand, the frequency has increased to 14 flights a week, the statement said.
(Photo: Qatar Airways)