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Bulgaria: 200 Russian tourists stranded at airport after tour operator goes bust01:01

Bulgaria: 200 Russian tourists stranded at airport after tour operator goes bust

Bulgaria, Burgas Airport
August 4, 2014 at 09:00 GMT +00:00 · Published

Around 200 Russian tourists remained stuck at Burgas Airport in Bulgaria Monday due to problems with tour operator Labyrinth. Four flights from Orenair, scheduled to travel on Monday from the airport, were canceled.

According to the Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism 1500 Russian tourists were affected by the Labyrinth bankruptcy during their holidays in Bulgarian Black Sea resorts, while as many as 27,000 thousand clients are currently using Labyrinth services and remain either on vacation or are stranded in foreign countries.

The news falls on the same day Aeroflot's new budget airline Dobrolet announced a temporary suspension of flights and ticket sales, blaming "unprecedented pressure" from European partners.

Bulgaria: 200 Russian tourists stranded at airport after tour operator goes bust01:01
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Around 200 Russian tourists remained stuck at Burgas Airport in Bulgaria Monday due to problems with tour operator Labyrinth. Four flights from Orenair, scheduled to travel on Monday from the airport, were canceled.

According to the Bulgarian Ministry of Tourism 1500 Russian tourists were affected by the Labyrinth bankruptcy during their holidays in Bulgarian Black Sea resorts, while as many as 27,000 thousand clients are currently using Labyrinth services and remain either on vacation or are stranded in foreign countries.

The news falls on the same day Aeroflot's new budget airline Dobrolet announced a temporary suspension of flights and ticket sales, blaming "unprecedented pressure" from European partners.