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Linking the cargo world: Budapest Airport stages successful BUD Air Cargo Day 2022

Linking the cargo world: Budapest Airport stages successful BUD Air Cargo Day 2022

The BUD Air Cargo Day 2022, with the theme of ‘Linking the cargo world’, took place in Budapest Airport’s Terminal 1 last week. anna.aero was in attendance and brings you this full report on a packed conference agenda and the BUD Cargo Awards 2021.

Saluting the Queen’s immense contribution to aviation – everywhere

Saluting the Queen’s immense contribution to aviation – everywhere

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s single and immense contribution to tourism and the aviation industry cannot be accurately measured – but it has clearly been hugely influential, not just in the UK, but from wherever anybody originally stepped onto a plane; whether realm, or republic.

Czech Airlines wins ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ at 10th Budapest Airport Runway Run

Czech Airlines wins ‘Fastest Airline in the World’ at 10th Budapest Airport Runway Run

1,024 entrants lined up for the 10th Budapest Airport Runway Run on Saturday 3 September on the airport’s Runway 13L/31R. For the first time, the “Sunset Run” moved from its traditional hot midday sun slot to a cooler early evening mass start.


Geneva targets Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo routes as it seeks to strengthen intercontinental network

Geneva targets Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo routes as it seeks to strengthen intercontinental network

Yves-Daniel Viredaz, Head of Marketing & Business Development, Geneva Airport (GVA), tells anna.aero how GVA’s efforts are focused on strengthening its intercontinental network, as the short/medium-haul network is very extensive. Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo are in the top three destinations to be developed in Asia.

Final call to enter Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Final call to enter Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

FRIDAY 19 AUGUST: registration closes for the 10th anniversary of the air transport industry charity race on Budapest Airport’s Runway 13R-31L on Saturday 3 September. Time is running out to enter the 10th Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run – among several acclaimed companies, Airbus is returning to sponsor the jubilee run while Lufthansa Technik is partnering up with BUD for the third time in a row.

He’s back! CCO Kam Jandu on Budapest’s “bouncebackability” and smart growth strategy

He’s back! CCO Kam Jandu on Budapest’s “bouncebackability” and smart growth strategy

Kam Jandu returned as Budapest Airport’s Chief Commercial Officer on 1 July 2022. After five weeks back in the role, he tells anna.aero about Budapest’s “bouncebackability”, a new corporate strategy focused on sustainability, terminal development and smart growth, and plans for next month’s 10th Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run.


Tampa targets unserved routes in Latin America and Caribbean with “inbound tourism demand, strong VFR traffic potential and deep business ties”

Tampa targets unserved routes in Latin America and Caribbean with “inbound tourism demand, strong VFR traffic potential and deep business ties”

Alex Heiter, Director of Research and Air Service Development, Tampa International Airport (TPA), tells anna.aero how TPA is targeting a number of leading unserved routes in Latin America and the Caribbean, and strengthening its international portfolio with routes including Virgin Atlantic’s upcoming Heathrow-Tampa.

Cairns Airport international recovery focused on core markets of Singapore, New Zealand and Japan

Cairns Airport international recovery focused on core markets of Singapore, New Zealand and Japan

Richard Barker, CEO Cairns Airport, tells anna.aero about the international recovery including a new Air New Zealand route which significantly enhances travel options to and from North America, Jetstar’s “momentous” eight weekly flights to Japan, and the unserved opportunity for a domestic service to Hobart.

Airbus commits to Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Airbus commits to Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Budapest Airport and anna.aero are immensely proud that Airbus has confirmed sponsorship for the air transport industry’s charity race on Saturday 3 September 2022 on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L runway for the sixth time.


Prague Airport targets long-haul routes to Newark, Toronto, Seoul/Incheon and Shanghai

Prague Airport targets long-haul routes to Newark, Toronto, Seoul/Incheon and Shanghai

Jiri Vyskoc, Executive Director of Aviation Business Development, Prague Airport, tells anna.aero about the top unserved routes the airport has identified, as well as the success of recently-launched routes from Prague to the Middle East and North America.

Wizz Air President on “two expansion frontiers” and “great market response” to new Cardiff base

Wizz Air President on “two expansion frontiers” and “great market response” to new Cardiff base

anna.aero spoke with Robert Carey, President, Wizz Air, at the recent Future Travel Experience EMEA event in Dublin, where they discussed the airline’s route development strategy, the success of its new Cardiff base, and how Wizz Air became the No.1 airline in the world for ancillary revenues.

British-Irish Airports EXPO next week – five free conferences, 90+ exhibitors. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

British-Irish Airports EXPO next week – five free conferences, 90+ exhibitors. It’s an anna.aero sister event!

It’s a sister business unit of anna.aero and you’ll love it every bit as much: the British-Irish Airports EXPO – hosted by Manchester Airports Group, Heathrow and Gatwick – takes place on 22-23 June 2022 at ExCeL London. Hear from 70+ speakers, including a keynote address from Aviation Minister Robert Courts MP. Register for free.