Air Serbia has announced twice-weekly flights between Budapest Airport and the Serbian city of Nis. The flights will be operated from 1 August on Thursdays and Sundays by a 144-seat A319. This is the 12th new route from Nis in S19, thanks in part to a five-year Public Service Obligation (PSO) tender from the Serbian government, and the first between Budapest and Nis.
LOT Polish Airlines has announced year-round flights between Budapest Airport and Seoul Incheon. The route will be operated three times per week from 22nd September by a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner. With estimated market demand at over 100,000 passengers per annum, and the market between Hungary and Korea almost quadrupling over the past four years, the route will enable Budapest Airport to better serve customer’s needs.
Milan Bergamo Airport marks the double celebration of the welcome return of both Alitalia to its carrier roll call and Rome Fiumicino to the airport’s route network. Taking the number of domestic operations from the East Lombardy gateway to 16 during the summer season, the Italian legacy airline launched a high frequency link to the capital city at the weekend.
With over 6.4 million having already passed through the doors of Milan Bergamo Airport this year, a 5% year-on-year increase, 2019 seems set to beat 2018 as the most successful year in the airport’s history.
Following Wizz Air’s recently launched connection from Budapest Airport to Castellón, the home-based carrier has now announced another new destination – Kazan, Russia – from the Hungarian gateway, alongside a significant frequency increase of its established route to Târgu Mureș.
Scandinavia became Cornwall Airport Newquay’s (CAN) latest continent connection as SAS launched its seasonal service to Copenhagen today. Commencing its twice-weekly operation to the capital city, the Star Alliance member directly links Cornwall’s gateway to the Nordic nation for the first time.
Milan Bergamo Airport welcomes the arrival of its latest new airline partner as TUIfly Belgium launches a new link to Casablanca, expanding the gateway’s connectivity to Morocco. The carrier, a subsidiary of the TUI Group, commenced a twice-weekly operation on Saturday to the African city, utilising the airline’s fleet of A320s and B737-family on the 2,007-kilometre sector.
Cornwall Airport Newquay (CAN) has extended its route network today and welcomed the arrival of Blue Islands’ new service to Jersey and Guernsey. As the franchise partner of Flybe commenced a three times weekly operation to the Channel Islands for the peak summer season, CAN celebrated the addition of its latest new airline partner to join the airport’s portfolio.
As Budapest Airport prepares to introduce a significant enhancement to its Asian route development with the launch of its three times weekly link to Shanghai, the Hungarian gateway’s largest retail partner – Heinemann Duty Free – launches a payment initiative for the airport’s growing number of Chinese visitors.
Budapest Airport has celebrated Ryanair’s inaugural flight to Seville, the capital of southern Spain’s Andalusia region. Launching a twice-weekly service today, Europe’s largest low-cost carrier (LCC) is currently the only airline serving the 2,327-kilometre route and now offering eight Spanish destinations from the airport.
Celebrating its sixth route launch in almost as many weeks, Budapest Airport has marked Transavia France’s further commitment to the Hungarian gatewíay as the carrier launches a twice-weekly service to Nantes.
Billund Airport can confirm that Europe’s third largest low-cost airline, Norwegian, opened a new base at the airport on 1 April, stationing a 186-seat 737-800. With this commitment to the airport, Norwegian will open-up eight new destinations.