Qatar Airways celebrated the return of its nonstop flights between Doha and Sofia Airport (SOF) starting Thursday.
This milestone resumption gives Bulgarians and international travelers greater choice and seamless connectivity to explore the world through the award-winning airline’s home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA).
The non-stop service is operated by the modern Airbus A320 from Qatar Airways, which offers 12 seats in Business Class, the luxurious 79-inch long, 21-inch wide 180 Â° bed and 120 seats in Economy Class.
All passengers benefit from the famous Oryx One on-demand in-flight entertainment system and an unparalleled on-board dining experience that includes local, fresh and healthy ingredients.
Qatar Airways Group’s Chief Executive HE Akbar al-Baker said, âThe resumption of Qatar Airways nonstop flights between Doha and Sofia is testament to both the strong demand and our deep commitment to Bulgaria as we continue the 10th anniversary of proudly serving the country. These non-stop flights offer Bulgarians an excellent choice to experience the more than 140 destinations that we fly to from the world’s best airport, Hamad International Airport.
“Whether visiting the Middle East on business or enjoying a vacation in the Maldives, Seychelles or Tanzania, our valued Bulgarian passengers can rest assured that Qatar Airways will provide an unforgettable five-star travel experience with the highest possible health and safety standards.”
âAt the same time, the reintroduced nonstop flights from Qatar Airways make it even easier for travelers from all over the world to visit Bulgaria – a truly unique country that has something for everyone. Thanks to the seamless connectivity of Qatar Airways, our passengers can more easily experience Bulgaria’s breathtaking nature, ancient culture, healing mineral water springs, breathtaking ski slopes and the magnificent Black Sea coast. “
Rossen Dimitrov, Qatar Airways Chief Officer (Customer Experience) said: âBulgarians and international travelers alike can expect the best when traveling on Qatar Airways’ reintroduced nonstop flights between Doha and Sofia. Our industry leading customer experience continues to be recognized as world class for the excellence we deliver on every single flight.
âThe award-winning service that made Skytrax’s Airline of the Year Qatar Airways is delivered by cosmopolitan air and cabin crew, including Bulgarian nationals with a long history of serving the airline, and we look forward to welcoming our passengers Board these newly resumed non-stop flights. “
Sofia Airport CEO Jesus Caballero said: âToday is a very special day as Qatar Airways’ non-stop flights between Sofia and Doha resume. This route to the best airport of the year, Hamad International Airport, offers Sofia Airport passengers the opportunity to travel to over 140 attractive destinations. Our partnership with Qatar Airways improves flight connectivity for the benefit of business and tourist travelers.
“Visitors from Doha can explore the natural beauty and cultural heritage of Sofia and Bulgaria over four seasons with connecting flights from Sofia to the coastal cities of Varna and Burgas.”
Qatar Airways continues to apply its flexible booking policy, which allows for unlimited changes to travel dates and destinations, as well as free refunds for all tickets issued for trips completed by May 31, 2022.