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Qatar Airways Reinstates Destinations

Jul 3, 2020

The national carrier of the State of Qatar continues to lead the global recovery of the aviation industry, relaunching more destinations, a press release by the company says. By mid-July, the airline’s network expands to over 430 weekly flights to more than 65 destinations with the addition of flights to the following destinations: Bali Denpasar […]

Take-off at Liszt Ferenc International Airport

New Flights from Budapest Airport

Jul 2, 2020

Not only are some of the flights suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic restarting, but Liszt Ferenc International Airport can also welcome new routes, the operator Budapest Airport celebrated one of the first new flights of this year with a water cannon salute and cake. According to the latest Budapest Airport bulletin, LOT is launching […]

Hungarian Traveler Reaches Darjeeling Destination

Jun 28, 2020

Following a journey of 13,645 kilometers by bike and on foot, Hungarian adventurer Viktor Zichó completed his mission of traveling from Hungary to Darjeeling, India, following the route taken some two centuries ago by Hungarian explorer Sándor Kőrösi Csoma. Viktor Zichó set out from Komárom, NW Hungary last summer to follow the path taken by […]

FlixBus Resumes Operation to Transylvania

Jun 25, 2020

Routes between Hungary and Transylvania are served again from June 26, thus, it will be possible to travel by long-distance bus from Budapest to more than 15 settlements in the western part of Romania. At first, there will be a direct night bus between Kolozsvár (Cluj-Napoca), Marosvásárhely (Târgu Mureş), Nagyvárad (Oradea), Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), Székelyudvarhely […]

New Pier Completed at Budapest Airport

Jun 24, 2020

The construction of the the new pier 1 has been completed by the planned deadline, to the day, at Liszt Ferenc International Airport. The airport authority is only waiting to receive the usage permit. A statement by Budapest Airport says that once it is issued, passengers will be able to wait for their flights in […]

Safety measures at Ferenc Liszt International Airport

Rules of Entry into Hungary at Budapest Airport

Jun 19, 2020

As of June 18, EU and EEA citizens as well as Hungarians returning from these countries may enter Hungary without restrictions; UK citizens may only enter Hungary with separate permission. Based on the regulation ending the ‘state of danger’, from June 18, citizens of the European Union as well as those of Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway […]

Qatar Airways Restarts Flights to Budapest

Jun 15, 2020

Qatar Airways has announced that it is resuming services to Budapest from June 15, 2020. Hungary’s capital resumes scheduled services with three weekly flights operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner. As one of the only global airlines to have maintained a significant schedule throughout this crisis, Qatar Airways is uniquely positioned to monitor trends in […]

Budapest Public Transport to Go Back to Normal

Jun 14, 2020

With the easing of the coronavirus epidemic, the front part of the buses and trolleybuses in the Hungarian capital will no longer be cordoned off from Monday, June 15, 2020, thus allowing passengers to keep a greater distance from each other by making full use of the passenger compartments of vehicles. A statement by the […]

Singapore Airlines: SGD 10 Billion in Fresh Liquidity

Jun 9, 2020

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has raised SGD 10 Billion of liquidity through its recent Rights Issue, as well as a mix of secured and unsecured credit facilities. This puts SIA on a steady footing as it tackles the challenges posed by the global Covid-19 outbreak. A SIA statement says the airline secured SGD 8.8 billion in […]

Budapest Airport: Slow Increase in Traffic

Jun 6, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic had the biggest impact on passenger traffic in April, the May figures reflect a slow increase in traffic. Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport handled just 9,870 passengers in April, and more than double that number, 22,813 in May. This is a drop of 98.4% compared to the 1,411,593 passengers registered last May.  […]

Qatar Airways Becomes Largest Carrier

Jun 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for the global aviation industry. Qatar Airways has led the industry during these challenging times taking people home safely and reliably on more flights to more destinations than any other airline, becoming the largest airline in the world over the past three months, a press release by the […]

River Cruise Services Resume In and Out of Budapest

May 30, 2020

On Pentecost weekend, Mahart Passnave will resume its services with two cruises: one to Szentendre, a small baroque town at the gate of the Danube Bend and one within Budapest. Szentendre is situated north of the capital where the river Danube meets the Pilis hills, in a beautiful natural surrounding. It is known as the […]

Narrow gauge train at the Almamellék station in southern Hungary

Narrow-Gauge Railway Restarts with Restrictions Lifted

May 17, 2020

The seven-kilometer long Zselic narrow gauge railway in south-central Hungary has begun operation this week-end. It is one of several such railways that has re-started service after most of the restrictions introduced due to the Covid-19 situation were lifted in the countryside earlier this month. Built in 1901, the railway line makes it possible to […]

Qatar Airways to Extend Flexible Booking Policy

May 14, 2020

A press release by Qatar Airways says the airline will allow unlimited date changes, and passengers can change their destination as often as they need if it is within 5,000 miles of the original one. The airline will not charge any fare differences for travel completed before December 31, 2020, after which fare rules will […]

Budapest Airport: Slow Restart

May 14, 2020

Life is slowly returning to airports from May; aviation has restarted in several European countries, amidst heightened safety measures. From May 1, traffic has resumed at Budapest Airport as well, albeit only gradually, as more and more airlines announce the relaunch of flights to Budapest.  According to the latest Airport bulletin, the coronavirus pandemic had […]

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