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Ryanair have announced a new Winter route from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the Bulgarian capital city of Sofia, its newest European base airport, with a twice weekly service beginning on 31st October 2016.

This will be the first time that Sofia has been served from Liverpool with flights due to operate on Mondays and Fridays and is a further addition to Ryanair’s many destinations served from Liverpool.

The Bulgarian capital becomes the fourth new destination to be announced by the Airport so far this year and the eighth new service to a European capital city to be announced from LJLA in the past 18 months.

Seats on Ryanair’s new Liverpool to Sofia route are now on sale at prices starting from £29.99. These low fare seats are available for booking on the Ryanair.com website until midnight Tuesday 5 April 2016.

Ryanair is due to launch its full Winter schedule from Liverpool shortly.

Robin Tudor, Head of PR for Liverpool John Lennon Airport commented, "We are delighted to see Ryanair add to its list of destinations served from Liverpool and particularly as Sofia is a City not currently served from here. This will further improve connectivity for the City Region, enhancing our links to the Capitals of Europe.”

Ryanair’s Head of Communications, Robin Kiely said, “Ryanair is pleased to announce a new twice weekly Liverpool winter service to/from Sofia beginning on 31st October, which is now on sale on the Ryanair.com website, with our full Liverpool winter 2016 schedule launching soon.

Liverpool customers and visitors can look forward to further improvements in the coming months, including new aircraft interiors, new uniforms and more new routes, under our “Always Getting Better” programme, as we continue to offer so much more than just the lowest fares.

To celebrate our new route we are releasing seats from Liverpool to Sofia on sale from just £29.99, which are available for booking until midnight Tuesday (5 April). Since these amazing low fares will be snapped up quickly, customers should log onto www.ryanair.com and avoid missing out.”

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