Bulgarian Air Charter
|Key people||Evgeniy Muzika, CEO|
|Revenue||€63.7 million (2016)|
|Net income||€7.7 million (2016)|
Bulgarian Air Charter was established in 2000 and started operations on 14 December 2000 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Aviation Service Group. It operates flights for several tour operators to destinations mostly in Austria, the Czech Republic, Germany, Israel and Poland. Since the period the airline was founded it has transported more than 3.5 million passengers. The company has 330 employees.
The airline has its own maintenance unit. The maintenance base have capabilities on MD 80 SERIES and B737 CLASSIC cover airframe, engines and landing gear services and overhaul of aircraft components.
The airline started operations with five Tupolev Tu-154s. In 2004 the airline retired these aircraft and replaced them with seven McDonnell Douglas MD-80. By 2011 the Bulgarian Air Charter fleet had grown to 12 MD-80s. In September 2015 Bulgarian Air Charter added its first Airbus A320-200 to its fleet.
Bulgarian Air Charter operates charter services on behalf of tour operators from European destinations to the Bulgarian Black Sea airports Burgas Airport and Varna Airport during the summer season and from Plovdiv Airport and Sofia Airport during the winter. The airline also operates additional occasional charter flights to further destinations throughout Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
As of February 2017, the Bulgarian Air Charter fleet consists of the following aircraft:
|McDonnell Douglas MD-82||10||—||164|
- Flight International 27 March 2007
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