SunExpress confirmed as sponsor to MTV Presents Varna Beach – direct flight routes to nine german cities

14. June 2018 - 13:49

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June 14th, Varna Bulgaria

The international airline SunExpress is announced as the main sponsor of MTV Presents Varna Beach 2018, which is Bulgaria’s leading summer music festival. SunExpress offers up to 19 weekly flights directly to Varna from 9 cities in Germany.

Speaking in Varna today, Peter Glade, Commercial Director of SunExpress states: “Music and traveling unites nations, especially in Summer. The beautiful beach in Varna is the perfect location for an amazing music festival. SunExpress is the most active international airline in Varna with connections to almost all main German cities. We are a strong partner for the region and of course proud to join”.

SunExpress has been flying to Varna and Bourgas for three years and is now the market leader in Bulgaria. Building upon the success of 2017, SunExpress has confirmed further expansion in the Bulgarian market. The new partnership with MTV Presents Varna Beach is the ideal solution to help create sustainable growth in international tourism to Bulgaria. The partnership promotes Bulgaria all over Europe.

Ivan Portnih, Mayor of Varna Municipality said: “The direct SunExpress flights from Varna to nine German cities adds new opportunities for fast, comfortable and convenient connections to Europe. I welcome the initiative of the airline and MTV Presents Varna Beach because this is an important development for our City. Thanks to the more efficient flight connections, the Sea Capital is becoming an increasingly attractive place for life and business, combined with the further development of Varna as a four season tourist destination.”

Ulrich Heppe, CEO of Fraport Bulgaria predicts a strong increase in international passengers: “We very much welcome today’s announcement, and we expect the new partnership with MTV Presents Varna Beach will help to attract many new tourists into the region, not only for the live event on August 12th, but also throughout the summer season. In 2018 we expect to see a 15 percent increase in passengers, and we hope the growth will continue over the coming years.”

Robert Quirke, President of ROQU Media said: “MTV Presents Varna Beach is a very special project in Bulgaria. The overall business objective is to help develop the economy and have a positive impact on local communities. This fantastic new partnership with SunExpress Airlines is certainly helping to deliver that goal, and we are very excited to welcome SunExpress as the headline partner. The 2018 live show is bigger and better with Rita Ora, Years & Years, Redfoo and many more are already confirmed on the line-up. Tickets currently available for only €20 making it incredible value local locals and international travelers. We look forward to see all the SunExpress planes landing in Varna.”


About SunExpress:
SunExpress is a joint venture between Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines which offers a total of almost 60 international destinations, in 20 countries, with 1,200 weekly flights. As a holiday specialist, SunExpress has been offering direct flights to attractive holiday destinations in the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, the Red Sea and North Africa for almost 30 years. On board their modern Boeing B737-800 aircraft, they meet the needs of almost nine million passengers annually and provide a comfortable flight experience at a low-cost price. Approximately 4,000 employees of SunExpress ensure this with passion and commitment. Cheap flights, extra services, but also hotels, transfers or holiday accommodation can be booked at

About MTV Presents Varna Beach:
MTV Presents Varna Beach takes place on August 12th and is Bulgaria’s leading summer music festival. The event is created specifically for broadcast on international television. The thrilling show produced in Varna will be seen in over 160 countries, by an audience of over 300 million people. Artists already confirmed on the 2018 line-up include Rita Ora, Years & Years, Redfoo, R3Wire & Varski with more to be announced soon. Tickets to the amazing live show are available for only €20.

Press Contacts:
Anja Stenger /// [email protected] /// +4969643603108

MTV Presents Varna Beach:
Димитрина Младенова /// [email protected] /// +35987894571