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New route to Sofia announced for winter 2016

Ryanair aircraft at Glasgow Airport

Ryanair has announced a brand new route to Sofia – the capital city of Bulgaria - for winter 2016 from Glasgow Airport.  

The airline, which launched its first service from Glasgow Airport in October 2014, will also add new services to popular sunshine hotspots including Alicante, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Malaga, and will also fly to Berlin six times a week.

Sofia is the capital and largest city of Bulgaria. It is located at the foot of Vitosha Mountain in the western part of the country and is renowned for its major universities and cultural institutions. 

Ryanair’s winter 2016 schedule will deliver:

5 new routes to Alicante (3 wkly), Gran Canaria (1 wkly), Lanzarote (2 wkly), Malaga (4 wkly) & Sofia (2 wkly)

12 routes including Derry, Dublin, London Stansted, Riga, Warsaw & Wroclaw

More flights to Berlin (6 x wkly)

77 weekly flights

1.2m customers p.a.


Ryanair will continue to connect Glasgow with Europe’s major centres of business through high frequency services, including Dublin (3 daily) and London (4 daily), with more flights, better timings and the lowest fares, making Ryanair the ideal choice for business and leisure customers.          

Ryanair’s Sales and Marketing Executive, Lisa Buckley said: 

“We are pleased to expand our Glasgow winter 2016 schedule, with a new route to Sofia, in addition to Alicante, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Malaga, which will deliver over 1.2 million annual customers..

“To celebrate the launch of our Glasgow winter 2016 schedule, we are releasing 100,000 seats for sale across our European network from just £19.99, which are available for booking until Thursday (31 Mar). Since these amazing low prices will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto and avoid missing out.”

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