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GullivAir is a Bulgarian airline. The airline is based at Sofia Airport (SOF) and flies long-haul flights to destinations across the Caribbean and Africa. Although its main base is Sofia Airport, it also has a secondary base at Bucharest Henri Coandă Airport (OTP) from which it flies. At the moment, the airline flies regularly between 5 destinations. There are plans to fly to more destinations in the near future.
GullivAir launched flights at the end of 2020 and flew its first flights in October of that year from Sofia to Nassau, as well as Sofia to Yangzhou. These destinations are not in GullivAir's regular schedule and were one-off charter flights. In December, the airline launched scheduled charter flights from Sofia and Bucharest to Mombasa and Punta Cana.
The airline has big expansion plans for 2021 and beyond, looking to bring in new aircraft to fly more long-haul routes to destinations on more continents, particularly in the US.
The airline has different baggage allowances, depending on the type of fare and cabin class that each passenger has purchased.
Passengers that have purchased the Economy and Economy Flex fare are given a free carry-on baggage allowance of 1 piece, weighing no more than 4 kg. This piece of baggage must fit within the dimensions of 40 cm x 30 cm x 10 cm (16.7" x 11.8" x 3.9").
Passengers that have purchased the Business Class fare are given a free carry-on baggage allowance of 2 pieces, weighing no more than 4 kg each. Each piece of baggage cannot weigh more than 40 cm x 30 cm x 10 cm (16.7" x 11.8" x 3.9").
Passengers that have purchased the regular Economy fare aren't given a free checked baggage allowance.
Passengers that have purchased the Economy Flex fare are given a free checked baggage allowance
GullivAir has 2 cabin classes - Economy and Business class.
GullivAir flies with an Economy Class cabin. It's one of 2 cabins that the airline has on its planes and the only cabin that is on all of its planes. The Economy Class cabin is great for passengers that want a pleasant journey, with little added extras.
As a mostly long-haul airline, Economy Class passengers will still be served food and drink, as well as have access to in-flight entertainment on most flights. Service may change for short-haul flights.
Seats are set out in a 2 x 4 x 2 on long-haul flights and 2 x 2 on short-haul flights.
GullivAir does have a Business Class cabin, for passengers that are looking to fly with a little more luxury.
Business Class passengers are attended to by the cabin crew, who deliver an exceptional Business Class service, just for passengers flying in Business Class.
Business Class is only available on select long-haul flights.
Seats are set out in a 2 x 2 formation.
GullivAir has an in-flight entertainment system that has hundreds of films, TV shows, music, games, kids entertainment and more. From the latest blockbuster hits to eye-opening documentaries, GullivAir's in-flight entertainment will make the flight journey whizz by and is available to enjoy in 10 different languages.
Passengers can connect to GullivAir's in-flight entertainment system through their own personal devices. In-flight entertainment is available on any flight that has the WIFI logo onboard its planes. To enjoy in-flight entertainment, passengers must connect to the airline WIFI. Once connected, the in-flight entertainment will open on the device automatically.
Passengers are always offered food and drink on flights.
On shorter flights, passengers are offered a selection of hot and cold drinks, as well as a snack or sandwich.
On longer flights, passengers are offered a selection of hot and cold drinks, as well as snacks and a hot meal.
What is offered on the flight depends entirely on the journey length and can vary from flight to flight.
GullivAir offers online check-in and airport check-in. Find out about GullivAir' check-in policy, including check-in closing and opening times.
The airline does offer online check-in. Passengers can check-in online through the GullivAir online check-in page. Online check-in opens 24 hours before scheduled flight departure time and closes 2 hours before on flights travelling outside of Europe and 3 hours before on flights travelling outside of Europe.
Passengers that can't or don't want to check-in online can check-in at the airport. Passengers must ensure that they arrive at the airport in plenty of time as to not miss the airport check-in deadline, which is different to the online check-in deadline.
GullavAir hasn't launched a frequent flyer programme yet. As of now, there's no plan for it to offer one in the future.
The airline isn't a member of any airline alliance and operates all of its flights independently.
GullivAir currently has 5 destinations that it regularly flies to between. It flies from Sofia and Bucharest to Punta Cana, Mombasa and Malé. In the future, the airline has plans to fly to add more long-haul destinations to its schedule, including New York, Toronto and Delhi.
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Sofia Airport (SOF) is an international airport in Bulgaria and the main hub airport for GullivAir. The airline has used the airport as its main hub since it launched in 2020. The airport has two terminals — Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 and one runway. GullivAir usually flies from Terminal 1. The airline also has a secondary hub at Henri Coandă Airport (OTP), Bucharest. It flies long-haul flights to many of the same destinations from both of these airports.
Other than GullivAir, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair and Wizz Air all use Sofia Airport as a hub. Other airlines that fly to and from this airport include Tayaranjet.
The airline flies with a fleet of Airbus A330s. Its fleet is modern but not brand new. These A330s have been previously used by airlines such as KLM, Shaheen Air and Turkish Airlines.