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Record Half-Year at Budapest Airport Cargo Traffic

Jul 21, 2021

Air cargo continues to boom at Budapest Airport; the aerodrome handled 86,798 tons of air cargo during the first six months of 2021, which is the strongest half-year ever in its history. Thanks to the record half-year, cargo volume projected over 12 months also jumped to unprecedented heights, the airport management company reports. During the […]

HUF 300 Million Development at Budapest Airport

Jun 25, 2021

A large-scale series of developments spanning several years and including the maintenance of the airport taxiway system is under way. This year, as part of the work phase lasting until the fall, taxiways P1-P3, L, R and Q will be refurbished, thus facilitating the safe, efficient and long term handling of the increasing traffic. As […]

Major Budapest Railway Station Closes for a Month

Jun 19, 2021

From 19 June to 17 July, MÁV Hungarian Railways carries out priority maintenance on the Nyugati (Western) railway station track network, with its complete closure. During this period, no trains will arrive or depart from Nyugati. In addition to the previously announced changes, the railway company has taken additional measures to facilitate travel, with the […]

Higher Cargo and Passenger Traffic at Budapest Airport

Jun 15, 2021

The number of passengers going through Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport last month was more than four times higher than in May 2020 , while cargo traffic at this airport keeps on breaking records, the management company Budapest Airport reports. Following a record quarter at the end of 2020, the first three months of 2021 […]

German Mobility Award for Siemens

Jun 14, 2021

This year's German Mobility Award goes to the Digital S-Bahn Hamburg. The team from Deutsche Bahn and Siemens Mobility is putting Germany’s first fully automated railway in service. In cooperation with the city of Hamburg, four Hamburg S-Bahn trains operating with passengers will be digitally controlled during the ITS Congress in October. The advantage of […]

Budapest Airport: 2020, the Most Difficult Year Ever

May 28, 2021

After the best year ever in terms of passenger traffic, 2020 was the most difficult year ever financially for Budapest Airport. The company ended the financial year with a loss of 110 million euros. In spite of the unprecedented difficulties, however, the operation and financing of the company remain continuously stable and its continued liquidity […]

Dachser: Profit Increase at Hungarian Subsidiary

May 26, 2021

German Dachser's Hungarian subsidiary achieved a nearly 50% higher profit after tax in 2020 compared to the previous year, the company's management said at an online press conference on Wednesday. Liegl & Dachser Transport and Logistics Ltd., which predominantly sells for export, employed nearly 280 people and achieved a net turnover of HUF 22.6 billion […]

Budapest Airport: Preparation for the Restart

May 23, 2021

In preparation for the expected traffic increase, Budapest Airport has begun recruiting manpower to be able to provide for the safe operation of the Ferenc Liszt International Airport with an appropriate number of colleagues, as moderate traffic returns. According to the latest Airport Bulletin, 114 employees have arrived in the open positions recently; 75 of […]

The Most Popular Used Electric Cars in Hungary

May 17, 2021

The price subsidy tender for environmentally friendly electric cars has been launched again this year, and large family buyers choosing seven-seater models can get a discount of up to HUF 5 million on the purchase price. All this is likely to further stimulate the growing interest in electric cars, according to search statistics at the […]

Vehicle Acquisition Options Extended By Budapest

May 17, 2021

Budapest Transport Center (BKK) has reached an agreement with the manufacturer of the CAF trams, so thanks to the contract amendment, it can use its option to call for another year. The transport operator will be able to modernize the capital's fleet with 51 trams and 48 trolleybuses under an earlier agreement with Solaris-Škoda. If […]

Wizz Air Announces Biggest Ever Route Expansion

May 16, 2021

Low-cost airline Wizz Air has announced this week its 43th base in Rome together with the biggest number of routes ever announced ny the airline at the same time. Wizz Air will base four Airbus A321neo aircraft at Rome Fiumicino airport in July 2021. The 32 new services to 19 countries announced this week will […]

Together for Sustainable Aviation

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

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

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

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 […]

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