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Bulgaria is a republic in south-eastern Europe, known from 1946 to 1990 as the People's Republic of Bulgaria. Situated in the Balkan Peninsula, Bulgaria is bounded on the north by Romania, on9 the east by the Black Sea, on the south by Turkey and Greece, and on the west by Serbia and Montenegro and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Once an independent kingdom, Bulgaria was dominated by the Communist Party from 1946 until 1990, when a multiparty system was adopted. During the Communist period, when Bulgaria was under the control of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), the once-dominant agricultural sector was overtaken by manufacturing. The capital and largest city is Sofia.

AirlineOperating DatesIATA : ICAOTreeStatusUpdate Reason

 Air Ban

1994* - 1997-- : BAN Inactive 

 Air Ban

1999* - 2009*-- : LZP Status? 

 Air Bright

2011 - date  Active 

 Air Kona

**** - ****-- : KON Status? 

 Air Lazur

1996 - date-- : LZR Active 

 Air Mark Cargo*

2002* - 2006*  Status? 

 Air Max

1996 - 2007-- : RMX Inactive 

 Air Millic

2002* - 2004*  Status? 

 Air Nove

2002* - 2004CR : NHA Inactive 

 Air Scorpio

1996* - date-- : SCUAir ScorpioActive 

 Air Sofia

1992 - 2007CT : SFB Inactive 

 Air Syder Bulgarian Airways

1993* - 1995B5 : SDR Inactive 

 Air Varna

(****)  Unconfirmed 

 Air VIA (Bulgarian Airways)

2000* - dateVL : VIMAir ViaActive 

 Air Zory

1993* - 1998-- : MZA Inactive 

 Airgo Airlines Bulgaria

2008 - date4A : AGS Active 

 Aviobroker

1998* - 1998* >Cargo AirRenamed 

 Aviostart

1999 - date  Active 

 Balkan Air Tour

2002 - 2002 >Bulgaria AirRenamed 

 Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

1986 - 2002 Balkan Bulgarian AirlinesInactive 

 Balkanian Airways

2013* - date  Active 

 Bexx Air

2004* - 2004 >Imagine AirRenamed 

 Bexx Air Express

(2004)  Began? 

 BF Cargo (Bulgarian Flying Cargo)

1993* - 2001FN : BFBBF CargoInactive 

 BH Air (Balkan Holidays)

2002 - date1B : BGH Active 

 Bright Aviation Services (BAS)

2001* - 2007-- : BRW Inactive 

 Bulair

1968* - 1973  Inactive 

 Bulgaria Air

2002 - dateFB : LZBBulgaria AirActive 

 Bulgarian Air Charter

2000 - date1T : BUC Active 

 Bulgarian Flying Company

1992* - 1993*-- : BFB>BF CargoRenamed 

 Bull Air Service

(1990s)  Began? 

 Bunavad

1927 - 1928  Inactive 

 BVS

1947 - 1949 >Balkan Bulgarian AirlinesRenamed 

 Cargo Air

2008 - date-- : VEACargo AirActive 

 Citrad Airlines

(2004*)  Began? 

 Dandy Airlines

2002* - 2004ZD : DDD Inactive 

 East-West European

1991* - 1991*  Inactive 

 European Airlines

1997* - 1997*  Status? 

 Flying Dandy

2002* - 2006*  Status? 

 Global Air

1991* - 1991*  Status? 

 Global Getra (Global International)

1991^ - 1995-- : GLJ Inactive 

 Heli Air (Heliair)

1990* - 2007-- : HLR Inactive 

 Hemus Air (Bulgarian Aviation Company)

1991 - dateDU : HMS Active 

 Ikar Air Cargo

1998* - 1998* >Cargo AirRenamed 

 Imagine Air

(2005) Imagine AirBegan? 

 Inter Trans Air

1996* - 2001-- : ITT Inactive 

 JES Air

1991 - 1992-- : JES Inactive 

 Lucky Air (Bulgarian Lucky Flight)

1990* - 2000DN : BLF Inactive 

 Mithras Air

2007 - 2008  Inactive 

 Ocean Air

2004* - 2004*  Status? 

 Phoenix Air Cargo

1996* - 1996*-- : PXB Status? 

 Rila Airlines

1999* - 2003-- : RAB Inactive 

 Scorpion Air (Skorpion Air)

1990^ - 2007-- : SPN>Air ScorpioRenamed 

 Sigi Air Cargo

1991* - 1991*  Inactive 

 Sofia Air Cargo

Early 1990s  Inactive 

 Sofia Air Lines

(2003*)  Began? 

 Solis Aviation

2004* - 2004*  Inactive 

 TABSO

1949 - 1968 >Balkan Bulgarian AirlinesRenamed 

 Transair International

2004* - 2006*  Status? 

 Varna International Airways

1990 - 1991* >Air VIARenamed 

 Vega Airlines

1998 - 2007-- : VEA>Cargo AirRenamed 

 Viaggio Air

2003 - 2007VM : VOA Inactive 

 Vivant Air

2002* - 2006-- : VVI Inactive 

 Wizz Air Bulgaria

2005 - 20118Z : WVL Inactive 

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