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Declining Traffic at Budapest's Main Airport

Dec 20, 2022

In November, the slowdown in traffic at Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport, which started in October, continued; after 80-81% in the summer, the airport’s passenger traffic reached only 76% of the 2019 level in the eleventh month of the year, which means that 969,888 passengers used the airport in November, the airport's management company Budapest […]

Number of Electric Cars Steadily Increasing in Hungary

Dec 13, 2022

According to the Future Mobility Association, 0.79% of the total car fleet was pure electric at the end of October 2022, compared to 0.47% in 2021 and 0.29% in October 2020. A statement by the association says that 32,596 electric cars were in operation in the country in October this year, while the number of […]

Rail Cargo Hungaria: 1Mn Tons of Ukrainian Grain in 2022

Dec 7, 2022

Rail Cargo Hungaria (RCH) has already transported one million tons of Ukrainian grain this year, the rail freight company told the state news agency MTI on Wednesday. The share of grain consignments, consisting of 80% maize, in the freight traffic from Ukraine has increased from 2% last year to 30%, they added. According to the […]

Mobility is Electric for ŠKODA

Sándor Laczkó
Dec 6, 2022

Most people in the eastern half of Europe have fond memories of ŠKODA's iconic models – the ŠKODA 100s and 120s –, while the newer models FABIA and OCTAVIA have been family cars for generations. The Czech brand has undergone a huge transformation in recent years, not only by becoming one of the leaders in […]

Used Car Imports to Hungary Remain at a Low

Dec 5, 2022

The number of foreign used cars registered this past November did not move upwards either, the JóAutó [‘GoodCars’] dealer portal said in its analysis on Monday, based on fresh data from Datahouse. The number of imported used cars was 9,663, which is 19% lower than the 11,963 registered a year earlier. The monthly sales of […]

MAHART Container Center at Budapest's Main Airport

Nov 28, 2022

Mahart Container Center (MCC), one of Hungary’s leading container terminal operators, has leased a new, 30,000 sqm operational area at the Hungarian capital's Ferenc Liszt International Airport from September, which the tenant is using for storing shipping containers, according to a statement by the airport management company Budapest Airport. The major advantage of the site […]

Wizz Air and ÖMV Agreement on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

Nov 18, 2022

Hungary-based low-cost airliner Wizz Air has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ÖMV, the international integrated oil, gas and chemicals company headquartered in Vienna, for the supply of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) between 2023 and 2030. The MoU gives Wizz Air the opportunity to purchase up to 185,000 metric tons of SAF from OMV. […]

Waberer's Revenues Increase in the Third Quarter

Nov 7, 2022

The trucking company Waberer's International's revenue in the third quarter of 2022 increased by 18.1% year-on-year to EUR 174.6 million, while in the first nine months of the year, the group's revenue was EUR 506.7 million, 15.1% higher than in the same period of 2021, the company said on Monday on the website of the […]

New Method Tested in Budapest Public Transport

Nov 5, 2022

A ticket purchase system, which is used in other parts of the world, will first be tested in the Hungarian capital on the shuttle bus to the main airport. Budapest Transport Center (BKK), in cooperation with Mastercard, Monet+ and K&H, will start testing a technical solution that will make using public transport even faster and […]

Transport Modes: Greater Interoperability Needed

Nov 1, 2022

Every situation in life has its ideal means of transport, so – as the Future Mobility Alliance says – people should always consider whether, for example, a car, a bicycle, walking or a train is the best option. According to the association, it also wants people to accept that it is not cars, public transport […]

BUD Cargo City to be Expanded

Oct 18, 2022

The cargo handling facility at Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport is planned to be enlarged in order to meet growing demand, according to the latest bulletin published by the airport's management company, Budapest Airport. "The BUD Cargo City, opened by Budapest Airport in 2020, has handled record cargo volumes since its launch, and represents significant […]

Budapest's Main Airport Named 'Cargo Hub of the Year'

Sep 21, 2022

At its recent annual award ceremony in London, Air Cargo News, one of the largest international cargo agencies, Budapest’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport has received this year’s accolade, dubbed the Oscars of the aviation industry, in the ‘Cargo Hub of the Year’ category. Cargo received huge recognition at the prestigious Air Cargo News Awards 2022, […]

Good Summer Numbers at Budapest's Main Airport

Sep 17, 2022

The growth in passenger numbers, typical of the summer months, continued in August, with a total of 1,299,814 passengers passing through Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. August was thus the third month in a row when passenger traffic reached or exceeded 80% of the record-breaking 2019 volume before the coronavirus pandemic, and the fourth month […]

Airport Developments Approaching HUF 80 billion

Sep 10, 2022

In the spirit of quality and sustainability, developments at Ferenc Liszt International Airport have continued in 2022. In the first half of the year, the airport management company Budapest Airport says it spent a total of more than HUF 5.3 billion on various infrastructure and sustainability projects, bringing the total value of the past three […]

Increasing Passenger Numbers, Stable Cargo Traffic

Aug 10, 2022

More and more people are choosing to fly again; passenger traffic at Ferenc Liszt International Airport reached 1,294,608 in July, 80% of the level before the pandemic in 2019 and up by more than 140% compared to the same period last year. The management company Budapest Airport says it prepared for the summer period both […]

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