It is almost seven years since Airports of the World last visited Bratislava. Kevan James popped over to Slovakia to find out how the airport serving its capital has successfully rebounded from several setbacks.


When Airports of the World last reviewed Bratislava Airport (BTS) in Issue 35, May/June 2011, it was in the early stages of recovering from the global recession. The downturn at BTS was exacerbated by the closure of Sky Europe Airlines, Air Slovakia and Seagle Air, but the local authorities had already embarked on a terminal development project that had been launched as a result of the demand created by those local airlines.

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