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Together for Sustainable Aviation

D&T
Apr 21, 2021

During an online award ceremony held this week, Budapest Airport honored airport partners who made outstanding contributions to the sustainability of the airport and of aviation over the past year, despite the negative impacts of the global pandemic on aviation. It is now more than five years since the airport operator launched the Greenairport program, […]

Aerial Gateway to East-Central Europe

D&T
Apr 19, 2021

Following the last quarter of 2020, the volume of cargo handled at Ferenc Liszt International Airport increased further in the first quarter of 2021. The 39 529 tons of cargo handled from January to March means a 19.3% increase from the same period of the previous year, and is the strongest quarter in the history […]

The World’s First Fully COVID-19 Vaccinated Flight

D&T
Apr 9, 2021

By operating the world’s first fully COVID-19 vaccinated flight, Qatar Airways continues to lead the recovery of international travel. The three-hour special flight that took off from Hamad International Airport in Doha and then returned there carried only vaccinated crew and passengers onboard, with passengers also to be served by fully vaccinated staff at check-in. […]

Public Transport in Budapest: No Front Doors Opened

D&T
Mar 29, 2021

As part of the measures related to the coronavirus epidemic, to protect drivers in the capital, the front door on buses and trolleybuses will not be opened from Monday, March 29, and the front of vehicles will be closed with a cordon. From Monday, March 29, the first door may not be used on buses […]

Budapest Airport Joins Global Quality Assurance System

D&T
Mar 9, 2021

Budapest Airport is introducing a quality assurance system encompassing all phases of pharmaceutical transportation in Hungary, with the management of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The aim of the project, launched together with freight forwarder, transporter and ground handling companies, is to ensure that medical supplies should reach their targets under strictly controlled circumstances, […]

Intermodal Container Terminal To Be Built in SW Hungary

D&T
Feb 22, 2021

METRANS Group is establishing a new rail/road logistics terminal in Zalaegerszeg. The investment of over EUR 44.3 million will grant the Hungarian city a key role in making the Adriatic Corridor become a priority trade route. The container terminal, which is planned to be handed over to use in a number of stages as of […]

Electric Buses Put in Service in Paks Local Transport

D&T
Jan 31, 2021

Electric motor driven buses will replace the diesel vehicles from February 1 in local public transport in Paks, south of Budapest. According to the information of the local government, from Monday, the service will be provided by Paks Bus Transport Ltd., owned by the town, replacing Volánbusz.There will be 12 Polish Solaris buses, manufactiured in […]

Budapest Airport Receives Excellent Ratings

D&T
Jan 27, 2021

The developments implemented at Ferenc Liszt International Airport have resulted in a clearly perceptible increase in service quality – this is the conclusion from the international passenger satisfaction survey (ASQ) carried out during the last quarter of 2020.  As part of the survey, travelers rated the services used at the airport, based on 37 different […]

Qatar Airways: Ten Years in Budapest

D&T
Jan 18, 2021

This past Sunday, Qatar Airways celebrated ten years of linking the Hungarian capital with the capital city of Qatar, Doha and the Qatar Airways global network. Ir was on January 17, 2011, that the inaugural flight, an Airbus A320 carrying VIP guests touched down in Budapest and was greeted with a traditional water-cannon salute (see […]

BUD Cargo City

Record Quarter at BUD Cargo

D&T
Jan 13, 2021

In spite of the global challenges caused by the pandemic, cargo traffic at Budapest Airport proved very strong in 2020. The airport handled 134,459 tons of air cargo last year and registered a record quarter at the end of 2020. A statement by the airport management company Budapest Airport says that BUD Cargo City has […]

Record Cargo Traffic at Budapest Airport

D&T
Dec 11, 2020

In spite of the global challenges experienced in 2020, cargo traffic at Ferenc Liszt International Airport is seamless. What is more, the volume of goods handled last month was the highest on record in the history of the airport. A statement by the management company Budapest Airport says cargo traffic in November exceeded the quantity […]

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