COPA Europe

May 25, 2012 - May 28, 2012

E10 - European Migration to Varna, Bulgaria 2012

CopaChriss Air was proud host of the 10th European Migration of COPA (Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association), which was held between 25th and 28th of May 2012 in Varna, Bulgaria.

Everything started almost 6 months ago, when after voting amongst the owners and pilots of Cirrus aircrafts majority has chosen Varna for next annual European Migration. The challenge of the longer distance, but the chance and curiosity to visit unknown place along the Black Sea coast attracted Cirrus pilots from many different European countries.

Chriss Air started preparation and organized in details full program for the three days.

In great co-operation with Varna Airport and Fraport all arriving participants were greeted in the VIP hall with red roses for ladies and nice Bulgarian wine.

After transfer to the Lighthouse Golf&SPA Resort there was a warm welcome and get together dinner.

On the 26th May were held the two parallel seminars-  the highly recommended CDM Safety excursionCourse - Critical Decision Making for pilots in command and for the non-pilots - the famous PIC Partner-in-Command course.

In the afternoon there was a great relaxation with excursion to the Balchik Palace "Quiet nest and summer dream of a queen", where participants could find out the beauty of Bulgarian roses in many different colors and each with its own essence as well a visit to the picturesque cape of Kaliakra with great history and legends to be heard.

In the evening everybody enjoyed the Gala dinner with live music and lot of dancing, provoked by Duo Enjoy.

On 27th May a full day excursion showed to the participants the wonderful historic Aladzha Monastery - one of the numerous natural caves that were formed in the soft limestone sediments on the bottom of the ancient Sarmatian Sea that covered nearly the whole of Southeastern Europe 12 million years ago.

Sightseeing trip around Varna – the seaside capital of Bulgaria and visit of the famous Thracian Gold Treasury gave more information about Bulgaria to all participants.  

 

copa chrissairThe team of Chriss Air was honored and happy to organize that event for COPA Europe and it was our pleasure to have the opportunity to meet everybody and welcome them in Bulgaria. We would like to thank to all our partners and colleagues from Varna Airport, Bulatsa and Lighthouse Golf&SPA Resort – for their big efforts and hard work, professional attention to every detail and understanding to our requirements for making the whole event successful and remarkable.

 

 

pressBulgarian media was also very interested from the unique fact and many journalists came and made pictures of all the Cirrus planes, parked on the apron of Varna Airport – there was wide announce in TV, newspapers and websites: 

http://varna-bulgaria.info/2012/50-private-aircrafts-cirrus-to-land-at-varna-airport-for-10th-annual-meeting-of-copa/

Nova TV - http://alturl.com/fntpg

http://www.moreto.net/novini.php?n=173827

http://paper.standartnews.com/bg/article.php?d=2012-05-28&article=411127

COPA Varna

COPA Varna

 

COPA Varna