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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 […]

Hungarians Traveled Abroad More in the Second Quarter

Sep 11, 2022

Hungarians travelled abroad 4.7 million times between April and June this year, 53% more than in the same period a year earlier, but the number of trips abroad fell by 24% compared to the second quarter of 2019, according to the quarterly publication of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office (KSH). The most popular destinations were […]

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 […]

European Aviation Problems Also Affect Budapest

Jun 30, 2022

The onset of the summer season, the dynamic growth of post-Covid air traffic and the unprecedented staff shortage across Europe is creating huge challenges for airports across the continent. For weeks now, there have been reports of flight cancellations, delayed departures and arrivals, and ground handling disruptions. Thus, Budapest Airport, the management company of the […]

Another Skytrax Award for Budapest's Main Airport

Jun 18, 2022

The Hungarian capital's Ferenc Liszt International Airport has once again been named the "best airport in Eastern Europe" at the 2022 World Airport Awards for the ninth consecutive year. The award was presented during a ceremony at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in Paris. A press release by the airport menegment company Budapest Airport says the […]

Budapest Airport: Over a Million Passengers in May

Jun 14, 2022

Ferenc Liszt International Airport reached its highest passenger volume in two years in May, with passenger traffic exceeding one million during the fifth month of the year, according to the latest airport bulletin published by the airport management company Budapest Airport. To be precise, 1,095,597 passengers used Budapest’s main airport in May, an increase of […]

Wizz Air Closes Financial Year with Increased Loss

Jun 9, 2022

Low-cost airline Wizz Air closed the 2021/2022 financial year ending March this year with a loss of EUR 642.5 million, up from EUR 576 million in the previous year, while its revenue more than doubled to EUR 1.66 billion from EUR 739 million in the previous year, according to a report published on the company's […]

Hungarians Plan More Foreign, Shorter Domestic Travel

May 30, 2022

The epidemic is less of a barrier to holiday planning this year, financial constraint is more of concern; although a higher proportion of respondents are planning a holiday abroad than last year, the proportion of those planning a domestic trip of at least five days has not changed in a year, and the majority are […]

April: Nearly a Million Passengers at Budapest Airport

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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