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April: Nearly a Million Passengers at Budapest Airport

D&T
May 12, 2022

April was a record month for the Hungarian capital's Ferenc Liszt International Airport in the sense that it achieved the highest passenger numbers in the 25 months since the outbreak of the pandemic. In the fourth month of the year, a total of 997,454 passengers used the airport, bringing the annual number of passengers to […]

Increasing Passenger Numbers at Budapest Airport

D&T
Apr 12, 2022

The gloomy winter is over, spring is here and this is visible in the passenger numbers of Budapest’s Ferenc Liszt International Airport as well: it handled 176,000 more passengers in March compared to February, according to a statement by the management company Budapest Airport. With the arrival of the good weather, the propensity to travel […]

WizzAir Cancels Russian and Ukrainian Flights

D&T
Apr 1, 2022

Hungary-based ultra-low-cost carrier Wizz Air has announced that due to the current situation and airspace closure in Ukraine and Moldova, all Wizz Air flights to/from Ukraine as well as to/from Russia are temporarily suspended until further notice. Wizz Air says they are continuously monitoring the situation and their team is actively working on providing travelers […]

Second Plaza Premium Lounge at Budapest Airport

D&T
Mar 2, 2022

Plaza Premium Lounge, an international company specializing in the operation of passenger lounges and hospitality, opened its second outlet at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport at the beginning of March, the airport management company reports. The new, 200 square meter lounge is located in the non-Schengen area of Terminal 2, offers stunning runway views, 65 […]

Aeropark Aviation Museum Celebrates 30th Anniversary

D&T
Dec 29, 2021

The Aeropark Aviation Museum, located next to Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport, is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and visitors can learn about the heroic era of aviation, the 66-year history of Malév airlines, and get an insight into the everyday life of modern aviation, behind the scenes of Budapest's and Debrecen's international airports. The Aeropark […]

Direct Budapest - New York Flight Re-Launch Announced

D&T
Dec 23, 2021

LOT Polish Airlines has announced that it will re-launch direct flights between Budapest and New York from June 2022. The route, which was temporarily suspended due to the pandemic, had been very popular with passengers. From next summer, New York will be accessible again without changing, thanks to Boeing 787 Dreamliners, which will operate three […]

Carbon Neutrality Certificate for Budapest Airport

D&T
Dec 2, 2021

Budapest Airport has been awarded carbon neutral certification for the fourth year in a row, continuing to be one of the 362 airports in the world that operate in a responsible and environmentally friendly manner, fully offsetting the carbon emissions generated by their operations. According to a Budapest Airport press release, the airport management company […]

October, Strongest Month of 2021 at Budapest Airport

D&T
Nov 21, 2021

October has proven to be the most successful month of 2021 at Ferenc Liszt International Airport. Surpassing the previous record month of August, a total of 712,910 passengers passed through the airport in that month, which is an increase of almost 1,035% compared to the same period last year and the highest passenger level since […]

New Main Gate Completed at Budapest Airport

D&T
Nov 16, 2021

Budapest Airport has completed construction and put into operation a new Main Gate for the Hungarian capital's Ferenc Liszt International Airport serving its staff and partners, located near the double roundabout on main road number 4 in Vecsés, just south of Budapest. The project is co-financed by the European Union. The new Main Gate is […]

Hungarians Optimistic About 2022 Travel Plans

D&T
Nov 6, 2021

Slightly more than half of Hungarians are currently optimistic and will not change their travel plans for the summer of next year, according to a survey conducted by Pulzus for the business news site napi.hu. Although the coronavirus epidemic is seasonal and there are typically fewer people infected in the summer, many people cancelled trips […]

More Passengers and Stable Cargo Traffic at BUD Airport

D&T
Oct 21, 2021

Although the summer is over, September has not discouraged travelers from getting on a flight. The passenger numbers measured during the first month of the fall confirm that September’s pleasantly warm days have encouraged people to visit European cities, and even to fly to more distant destinations. 639,051 passengers used Ferenc Liszt International Airport in […]

Some 1,300 Hungarian Youngsters to Receive EU Rail Pass

D&T
Oct 11, 2021

The European Commission will provide free travel rail passes to 60,000 Europeans aged from 18 to 20 years. Applications open at noon tomorrow, October 12 and close at noon on October 26, for a travel period in 2022, which will be the European Year of Youth. About Hungarians are eligible. According to the Vice-President for […]

Hungarian Travel Agencies Have Doubled Their Turnover

D&T
Sep 2, 2021

After the summer, autumn could be much better than a year ago. Business tourism is also booming, the Hungarian business daily Világgazdaság reports. The summer has been better than expected, with travel agencies fully booked up for charter flights to the seaside and at least double last year's revenues in July and August, Judit Molnár, […]

Wizz Air Makes Vaccination Compulsory for Employees

D&T
Sep 1, 2021

From December 1 this year, vaccination will be compulsory for all on-board staff on the airline's aircraft, but regular PCR and antigen tests will also be accepted in exceptional cases, Wizz Air said. As the business news site napi.hu reports, in a spirit of corporate social responsibility, the airline is introducing the new rules to […]

Renewed Passenger Hall at Nyugati Railway Station

D&T
Sep 1, 2021

A modern, more comfortable hall with a modern digital passenger information system and new end-of-track displays awaits the nearly 18 million passengers who pass by the station every year, MÁV Hungarian Railways announced on Wednesday. The renovation of the entire roof of Nyugati ('Western') station is scheduled to be completed by next summer while repairs […]

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