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European Aviation Problems Also Affect Budapest

D&T
Jun 30, 2022

The onset of the summer season, the dynamic growth of post-Covid air traffic and the unprecedented staff shortage across Europe is creating huge challenges for airports across the continent. For weeks now, there have been reports of flight cancellations, delayed departures and arrivals, and ground handling disruptions. Thus, Budapest Airport, the management company of the […]

New License Plates in Hungary from July

D&T
Jun 23, 2022

New format license plates will be introduced in Hungary from July 1, with the reason for the change being that the current character set would have run out in a few years at most, the Ministry of Technology and Industry (TIM) said. Its announcement explained that the new type of license plates will consist of […]

Another Skytrax Award for Budapest's Main Airport

D&T
Jun 18, 2022

The Hungarian capital's Ferenc Liszt International Airport has once again been named the "best airport in Eastern Europe" at the 2022 World Airport Awards for the ninth consecutive year. The award was presented during a ceremony at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris. A press release by the airport menegment company Budapest Airport says the […]

Passenger Transport Up, Goods Transport Down

D&T
Jun 13, 2022

Compared to the low base of the previous year, the performance of interurban passenger transport increased strongly in the first quarter of this year, while that of freight transport decreased, but both fell short of the pre-pandemic level, the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH) said in its evaluation of transport performance. Intercity passenger transport in […]

Pandemic: Second Loss-Making Year for Budapest Airport

D&T
May 23, 2022

EUR 25 million more in revenues and 22 million EUR less in losses – this is a concise summary of Budapest Airport’s financial year 2021. Despite a 20% increase in passenger traffic last year and a 36% increase in air cargo volume compared to 2020, the company operating Ferenc Liszt International Airport ended the second […]

Győr-Sopron-Ebenfurt Railways Celebrates 150 Years

D&T
May 21, 2022

The Győr-Sopron-Ebenfurt railway company (GYSEV) is celebrating 150 years of its foundation this year, and to mark the occasion, the commemorative engine GYSEV150 has officially been inaugurated: the Siemens Taurus is covered with a sticker. The graphic features the number 150, the year 1872, the year of foundation, and the GYSEV150 logo, created by GYSEV […]

Three Renovated Underground Stations Opened in Budapest

D&T
May 14, 2022

The renovated Kálvin tér, Corvin-negyed and Semmelweis Klinikák stations on the central section of the M3 metro line in Budapest have been opened, which means from Saturday afternoon, underground trains run from Kálvin tér to the southern terminal Kőbánya-Kispest station. The renovation of metro line 3 spans local government cycles, it is beyond party politics, […]

Budapest Airport Awards its Partners

D&T
Apr 29, 2022

Budapest Airport, the operator of the Hungarian capital's Ferenc Liszt International Airport, presented its partner awards at a grandiose gala event similar to previous years. At the event organized in Terminal 1, the airport operator honored, among others, its most outstanding commercial, airline, environmental, cargo and media partners, who made a significant contribution to Ferenc […]

Lake Balaton Kicks Off 176th Sailing Season

D&T
Apr 16, 2022

The 176th Balaton boating season started this Saturday, with Balaton Shipping Ltd. (Bahart) expecting its passengers with, among other things, a new timetable and an online ticket purchase option to be introduced from May, the company said at its season opening press conference. The company’s CEO, Gábor Veigl, is quoted by the state news agency […]

FlixBus Offers More Services from Hungary and Worldwide

D&T
Apr 8, 2022

In parallel with the relaxation of restrictions introduced at European level in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the number of routes is increasing as Easter and the high season approach, offering more travel options from Hungary. The summer timetable is also expanding, with holiday flights connecting Budapest to the Adriatic. Meanwhile, FlixBus continues its […]

Budapest Airport Announces Summer Destinations

D&T
Apr 7, 2022

122 destinations and 112 cities are directly accessible from Budapest’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport in the 2022 summer season, with flights operated by 35 airlines. According to a press release by Budapest Airport about the summer schedule, Izmir, Turkey, has become a new destination accessible directly from the Hungarian capital. Turkey’s third largest city is […]

Modern Rail Vehicle Manufacturing Plant in Nagykanizsa

D&T
Mar 26, 2022

The Czech company Nymwag is building Europe's most modern rail vehicle manufacturing plant in Nagykanizsa, SW Hungary, providing jobs for nearly 1,500 people. With an investment of nearly HUF 60 billion, the rail vehicle manufacturer is setting up the group's most modern factory and research and development base, where 1,800 freight wagons and 4,800 railway […]

Qatar Airways Welcomes Airbus Verdict

D&T
Mar 1, 2022

Qatar Airways says it welcomes the recent decision of the High Court, which issued an injunction against Airbus. The essence of the order is that Airbus must not do anything between the date of the order and a further hearing in April that would adversely affect its ability to comply with any court order that […]

Hungary's First Electric Container Truck in Service

D&T
Feb 10, 2022

Hungary's first electrically powered container truck rolled out of the METRANS railway terminal in Csepel in southern Budapest this Thursday. According to a press release sent to the state news agency MTI, the environmentally friendly DAF e-camion belongs to the fleet of WIN Capital Ltd., the road transport partner of the METRANS Group, which is […]

Passenger Traffic Recovering at Budapest Airport

D&T
Feb 9, 2022

January produced good figures at Ferenc Liszt International Airport. Recovering passenger traffic is already approaching 60% of the pre-pandemic level of 2019, while the volume of air cargo has remained stable at over 15,000 tons, according to the airport's latest bulletin. In the first month of the year, a total of 562,635 passengers used Budapest […]

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