Balkan Holidays Air Cheap Flights & Promo Fares

Trading as BH Air Ltd., Balkan Holidays Air or BH Air is a Bulgarian registered airline that is based in Sofia. It is partly owned by Balkan holidays Services, with charter flights to tour operators in the UK, Scandinavia, Germany, Israel, and Switzerland, as well as ad hoc charters to other destinations. Its operating bases include Burgas Airport, Varna Airport, and Plovdiv Airport, with its main operating base set in Sofia Airport.

BH Air was founded in 2001 and began operations in January 2002. Charter flights and tour operations are its specialty, using its fleet of seven aircraft. It usually sets flights depending on the weather; in the winter season to Sofia Airport and summer season to Burgas, Varna, and Plovdiv. It is reported, that by spring of 2015 the company is considering to start regular flights from Sofia Airport to New York and Chicago in the US, to Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, and Kolkata in India, although this is still not confirmed. BH Air, which operates Airbus A319s, A320s, A330s, and Boeing 767s, previously operated within Bristol Airport and Manchester Airport. The airport also does wet lease.

Why fly with Balkan Holidays Air

How to Check In

Since Balkan Holidays Air only operates charters and does not currently have scheduled flights, all check-in transactions are to be done within the departure airport. Check-in counters in the designated airports open two hours before the flight and closes 40 minutes before the scheduled time of departure. No other means, including online, web, and mobile check-ins are currently available.

Baggage Allowance & Fees

All passengers, excluding infants, are entitled to free baggage allowances, unless otherwise advised. Business class passengers are allowed to bring 30 kilograms of luggage, while economy class passengers are allowed 20 kilograms of luggage. The set free baggage allowance does not include the free hand baggage allowance. The hand baggage allowance should not exceed seven kilograms. On another note, not all flights have business class seats. Anything in excess shall be charged accordingly, subject to the guidelines and price schemes set by the airport.


Depending on the aircraft, seat classes may vary for BH Air. Generally, all seats are under the economy class, but some aircraft has provisions for business class passengers.

Inflight Services

Apart from the superb service of the cabin crew, BH Air offers an inflight shopping experience called “Sky Shop”, where a selected collection of fragrance and gift items are offered. A catalog will be provided upon request. Inflight meals (different from snacks and other beverages) are also provided if requested by the tour operator. Special meals can also be ordered with prior notification to the airline, along with the pre-flight information. Drinks and snacks are also offered during flights.

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