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Runway Run: Charity Race at Budapest Airport

Sep 2, 2019

Budapest Airport hosted its annual Runway Run charity race for the seventh time this weekend. Running aficionados completed the race on a closed runway at Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Despite the summer heat, over 1,100 runners took part, including Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó and British Ambassador Iain Lindsay as well as […]

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Record traffic growth at Budapest Airport

May 10, 2018

The growth in passenger traffic broke all previous records at Budapest Airport during the first quarter of 2018. The increase of 16.9% is nearly triple the 6.2% average growth rate of EU airports, a statement by the airport management company says.

Direct Budapest-Kraków flight launched | Budapest Airport

LOT launches direct Budapest-Kraków flight

May 2, 2018

The Polish national airline, LOT, launched its first direct flight between the Hungarian capital and the southern Polish city of Kraków this Wednesday. The airline's Bombardier Dash 8 planes fly this route six times a week with a flight time of one hour.

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IATA trainings at Budapest Airport

Apr 13, 2018

Budapest Airport and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) have concluded a partnership agreement. As a result, some of the international trainings organized by IATA can be held in the Hungarian capital, at Budapest Airport.

Budapest Airport opens new VIP lunge | Budapest Airport

New VIP service at Budapest Airport

Feb 2, 2018

Budapest Airport opened a new VIP service which offers exclusivity, relaxation, comfort and personal touch – everything for those passengers with premier travel standards in mind and those wanting a little more style and luxury.

New passenger pier under construction at Budapest Airport.jpg | Budapest Airport

2017, a record breaking year at Budapest Airport

Jan 12, 2018

Traffic at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport in 2017 grew at an unprecedented pace: 13.1 million passengers used the airport last year, and the volume of air cargo also broke the record with more than 127.000 tons in total.

Runway Run participants at Budapest Airport | Budapest Airport

Runway run at Budapest Airport

Sep 4, 2017

This is the fifth year that Budapest Airport organized its hugely successful charity running race the Runway Run, an event unique in the whole of Europe. This past week-end, the airport operator closed runway No. 1 - or actually opened it for over a thousand runners.

Packing the horses at Budapest Airport | Budapest Airport

Flying horses spotted at Budapest Airport

Aug 17, 2017

Fourteen racehorses bred in Hungary were flown to China last week, on board Cargolux’s Boeing 747. The Friesian and Shagya Arabian horses, trained specifically for combined driving, took off from Budapest Airport in special freight containers.

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EBRD in financial restructuring of Budapest airport

Jul 24, 2017

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is taking part in a financial restructuring of Budapest Airport Co. Ltd. with the aim to attract greater international investment and improve the airport’s operational performance.

An  An-2M type aeroplane in the Aeropark in Budapest | Zoltán Balogh /MTI

Aeropark reopens at Budapest Airport

Jun 27, 2017

The open-air museum Aeropark, expanded and relocated within the territorry of Budapest Airport, has re-opened to the public. It presents a unique collection of aeroplanes from the history of Hungarian civilian aviation.

Budapest Airport wins third Skytrax award

Mar 17, 2016

Budapest Airport says it has achieved a unique triple success as it won the title of 'Best Airport in the Eastern Europe region' for the third consecutive year. The award was handed over at the ‘Passenger Terminal EXPO’ in Cologne, Germany.

Budapest Airport CEO Jost Lammers (on the left) with the 10 millionth passenger

Budapest Airport: 10,000,000th passenger

Dec 10, 2015

At noon this Wednesday, the number of passengers at Budapest Airport this year officially reached 10 million – the number of people who used the airport in 2015 equals the population of Hungary, which is the highest traffic record of all time, so far.

The one millionth passenger in July | Budapest Airport

Record month at Budapest Airport

Jul 31, 2015

Budapest Airport has welcomed its one millionth passenger in a single month, for the first time in its history. Tamás Hadik and his wife, from the Qatar Airways flight from Doha, were in for a special surprise as the passenger count reached 1,000,000 in July.

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