21 July, 2023

London Southend Airport announces route to Bourgas, Bulgaria for summer 2024

London Southend Airport has unveiled the latest addition to its expanding list of summer destinations, the stunning coastal city of Bourgas, Bulgaria.   

On sale now, the holiday route will begin operating from Monday, June 17, 2024 with flights every Monday.  

The new charter service, operated by Balkan Holidays, will run for 13 weeks until Monday, September 2, 2024 and is one of several new routes from London Southend Airport, including Paris, Geneva and the relaunch of easyJet flights to Amsterdam, Malaga, Mallorca and Faro. 

Picturesque beaches, unbeatable allure and cultural legacies beckon on the Black Sea coast. Marvel at panoramic views of the shimmering sea and stroll along the scenic Sea Garden promenade. Explore the charming Old Town, where history seamlessly intertwines with modernity and you can indulge in vibrant markets and mouth-watering cuisine.

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For adventure seekers, Bourgas is a gateway to captivating natural wonders. Embark on exhilarating journeys to nearby Strandzha Nature Park, with lush forests and hidden waterfalls. Discover the ancient city of Nessebar, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and enjoy the tranquillity of Pomorie Lake.

Buurgas offers a perfect blend of relaxation and exploration, with captivating coastal scenery, rich cultural heritage, and a myriad of activities. 

Whether you want a serene beach getaway, history and culture, or an adventurous escapade, Bourgas promises an unforgettable holiday experience that will leave you yearning to return.

Packages with Balkan Holidays start from £550 per person with the first departure on Monday, June 17, 2024.

London Southend Airport CEO John Upton said: “We are delighted to be working with our new tour operator partner Balkan Holidays, launching another new route from London’s quick and easy airport. People living in London, Essex and across the southeast of England can choose this destination for summer 2024 and travel to us, by train, within 43 minutes from London Stratford.  

“This announcement is further assurance of our commitment to rebuilding London Southend Airport and a great example of our growth opportunity. We are confident that there is more to come for summer 2024.” 

Chris Rand, Balkan Holidays Marketing Manager said: “Our holidays to the beautiful Black Sea coast of Bulgaria are very popular so we are thrilled to be offering flights from London Southend Airport for summer 2024 giving people across Essex, London, East Anglia and beyond easy and convenient access to our great value for money and high-quality holidays.” 

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