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Aviation expected to rebound to 50% of 2019 volumes by end of 2020

Bulgaria's Transport Minister Rosen Zhelyazkov
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The Covid-19 crisis caused direct and indirect damages in the transport sector. It is not yet possible to tell the exact size of the damages, Bulgaria’s Minister of Transport, Information Technology and Communications Rosen Zhelyazkov said in an interview for Nova TV. Organized transport and aviation contracted due to the travel restrictions. By the end of 2020 the aviation is expected to rebound to 50% of the volumes registered in 2019 and in 2021 it will reach 70% of the volumes registered last year. On Tuesday, a meeting between Bulgaria, Greece, Serbia and Romania will be held at the initiative of Bulgaria’s Premier Boyko Borissov to discuss coordinated actions to facilitate travel between the countries, Minister Zhelyazkov announced.

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