There is a concessioner willing to operate the Gorna Oryahovitsa airport, it was announced by the chairman of the parliamentary group of the ruling party GERB, Tvetan Tsvetanov, who was elected from Veliko Tarnovo region. The local press centre for the party announced that a letter-initiative from the investor was received in the Ministry of Transport.
According to the information the Transport Minister Ivaylo Moskovski said that the investment plan has been analysed thoroughly and it contains all the necessary elements and activities for a successful development of the airport.
The civil airport in Gorna Oryahovitsa is part of the Pan European Transport Corridor No. 9 and its development will contribute to the overall expansion of the sector. It will help the tourist industry and the economic growth of the region; also many new jobs will be opened.
Now the Ministry of Transport has to open a concession award procedure. And we have to wait and pray that this time things will come to a good end. So fingers crossed!