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Fine for Not Wearing Mask in Budapest Public Transport

Sep 8, 2020

From now on, passengers who do not wear the mask or do not do it according to the regulations on Budapest public transport vehicles may be fined HUF 8,000 in addition to being excluded from travel. Stricter measures have been introduced by the Budapest Municipality to curb the epidemic. In addition to the banning people […]

Budapest Airport to Enforce New Border Crossing Rules

Sep 2, 2020

A government decree entered into force on September 1 only permitting foreign citizens to enter Hungary under certain conditions. All arriving passengers are subject to a document check and medical screening at Budapest Airport.  Non-exempted foreign citizens who are not allowed to enter the country can wait in the part of the transit area dedicated […]

Letenye-Goričan border

Hungary's Borders Shut - With Several Exceptions

Sep 1, 2020

Gergely Gulyás, the head of the Prime Minister’s Office, said that starting on September 1, the government is re-introducing the border protection measures in force during the first wave of the coronavirus epidemic. Shortly after, the Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister announced a few exceptions to the rule. The minister said military convoys and […]

Budapest Airport Opens New Pier for Passengers

Aug 12, 2020

The entire new passenger boarding facility, called pier 1, has been completed by June 23 and commissioned for passenger operations at Liszt Ferenc International Airport this Wednesday. The first phase of pier 1 was handed over by Budapest Airport already in January. The extensive glazed surfaces and wooden beams of the 11,500-square-meter structure create a […]

Qatar Airways Redefines Loyalty Program

Aug 12, 2020

Qatar Airways’ loyalty program, Privilege Club, has announced a change to its Qmiles policy in efforts to enhance the program to further honor members loyalty. When a member earns or spends Qmiles, their balance is valid for 36 months. Members can now earn or spend their Qmiles for as long as they stay active with […]

Passport check at Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Budapest

Growing Traffic at Budapest Airport

Aug 8, 2020

Compared with the previous month, passenger traffic at Liszt Ferenc International Airport grew threefold in July: while 84,781 passengers used the airport in June, this figure increased to 304,596 in July. Although this represents an 81% drop versus July 2019, the latest data clearly demonstrates the gradual return of propensity to travel, thanks to new […]

Budapest-Wroclaw Flight Announced

Jul 31, 2020

Shortly after the resumption of the Budapest-Seoul flight, LOT announced this Friday that from the end of August, it will connect Budapest with a new destination, the city of Wroclaw. The new flight is part of the Polish airline's building a base in Hungary, and in addition to offering a direct flight to a pleasant […]

Direct Budapest-Luxembourg Flight from August

Jul 23, 2020

Budapest Airport welcomes a new airline: Luxair starts its direct service between Budapest and Luxembourg at the beginning of August. The schedule of the seasonal flight is adjusted to the needs of recreational travelers and is ideal for short city breaks as well as longer trips. A new airline is to commence services from Liszt […]

Qatar Airways to Seek Compensation for Blockade

Jul 16, 2020

Qatar Airways has issued a statement on the judgment of the International Court of Justice to which it had turned concerning the blockade of Qatar. The airline has also announced to resume flights to the Maldives. Qatar Airways welcomes the Judgment of the International Court of Justice affirming that the ICAO Council has the jurisdiction […]

Increasing Traffic at Budapest Airport

Jul 13, 2020

As a sign of revival, 84,781 passengers were flying from Budapest's Ferenc Liszt International Airport in June, the airport's management company reports. A record number, more than 17,000 respondents participated in Budapest Airport’s survey carried out in June. The results reveal that 81% of interviewees plan to fly, with 67% intending to jet off from […]

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 […]

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