FRAPORT TWIN STAR AIRPORT MANAGEMENT
is the German-Bulgarian company awarded the 35-year concession for operating Burgas (BOJ) and Varna (VAR) airports. Fraport holds a majority 60 percent share in the joint company. Twin Star is responsible for operating, managing and developing the two Black Sea 24-hour gateways: VAR serving the northeast and BOJ the southwest of Bulgaria. The company is committed to train and improve employee qualification and expertise, enhance service quality and the overall passenger experience, upgrade airport equipment and introduce new technologies, as well as modernize and expand infrastructure. Together, VAR and BOJ welcomed more than 4.5 million passengers and handled well over 35 000 flights in 2016 – served by approximately 100 airlines offering charter and scheduled services to some 140 destinations in Europe, Asia and Africa. Over 615 permanent employees and 1,150 seasonal employees work at Fraport Twin Star Airport Management in Varna and Burgas.
2017 in numbers
In the first nine months of the year, combined passenger numbers at Fraport Twin Star’s Varna and Burgas airports rose 6.4% year-on-year, reaching 4.68 million in total. Passenger traffic at Varna airport increased 12.3 percent year-on-year to 1.7 million in the first nine months of 2017, while passenger traffic at Burgas airport rose 3.2 percent to 2.9 million. At present, Burgas Airport services flights to over 152 destinations in 42 counties operated by 78 airlines, while Varna Airport services 112 destinations in 39 countries by 67 airlines.
Nikolay Bozhinov | SUNSHINERS
Member of SUNSHINERS (Graffiti / Street Art Team), founder of SUNSHINERS SHOWROOM - Hybrid space featuring artist working in Graffiti / Street Art. Develops and consults artistic projects with a number of private and public entities in the country and abroad.
He works and lives in Varna, Bulgaria.