Articles Tagged ‘BUD’

Wizz Air crowned ’Fastest Airline in the World’ at Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0

Wizz Air crowned ’Fastest Airline in the World’ at Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0

Almost 700 runners took part in the ninth Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run, partnered with Lufthansa Technik and numerous supportive sponsors. As always, there were many prizes to be won, with home team Wizz Air defending its title of ‘The Fastest Airline in the World’.

The Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0 takes place tomorrow – but you should take a swab for a stem cell match today

The Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0 takes place tomorrow – but you should take a swab for a stem cell match today

The Budapest Runway Run has raised €110,000 for stem-cell swaps to help little girls like Esha Nadeswaran, a four year old from London who has leukaemia. Esha desperately needs a bone marrow transplant within the next month, but her South Asian heritage is terribly under-represented on the worldwide network of stem cell registers. To register […]

Budapest Airport’s rising schedule with Wizz Air

Budapest Airport’s rising schedule with Wizz Air

Welcoming the return of a further five services with Wizz Air this last week, Budapest Airport now offers 55 destinations with its home-based airline. Witnessing the resumption of 85% of Wizz Air’s routes when compared with 2019, the Hungarian gateway continues to show robust recovery.


Eurowings recommences Budapest-Cologne route

Eurowings recommences Budapest-Cologne route

Budapest Airport’s connections to Cologne are the latest to be re-introduced to the Hungarian gateway. Eurowings has recommenced a four times weekly service from Budapest to Cologne. The German low-cost carrier, a subsidiary of Lufthansa Group, will utilise its fleet of A319s and A320s on the 958km sector.

Budapest Airport Runway Run’s charities speak out

Budapest Airport Runway Run’s charities speak out

All entry fees for the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run are entirely donated to international blood cancer charity, Anthony Nolan, and the Hungarian charity assisting the inclusiveness of handicapped people in sports – SUHANJ! Foundation. Both charities are very close to the organisers’ hearts and those who benefit from the event and vital funds raised.

Budapest Airport welcomes return of Ural Airlines with inaugural connection to Ekaterinburg Koltsovo

Budapest Airport welcomes return of Ural Airlines with inaugural connection to Ekaterinburg Koltsovo

From the first week of September, Ural Airlines will return to Budapest Airport with the gateway’s inaugural connection to Ekaterinburg Koltsovo, in addition to the re-opening of links to Zhukovsky city, southeast of central Moscow. Both destinations will be served weekly, using the airline’s fleet of two-class A320s.


Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0: registrations rise and sponsorship support ramps up

Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0: registrations rise and sponsorship support ramps up

Lufthansa Technik, SITA, KPMG, and Z&Z wholeheartedly support the Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run as registrations rise for the aviation community’s premier charity-sportive event. Delegations from the Wizz Air home team racing to defend its title of ‘The Fastest Airline in the World’, Qatar Airways and Norwegian have all recently registered to take to the Tarmac.

Budapest Airport’s Irish interaction with Aer Lingus

Budapest Airport’s Irish interaction with Aer Lingus

Budapest Airport has welcomed the return of its long-standing partner Aer Lingus. The airline is welcoming customers back on board its flights between Budapest and Dublin for the first time since the pandemic began, operating a three-times weekly service on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Budapest Airport’s Paris pairing with Transavia

Budapest Airport’s Paris pairing with Transavia

Budapest Airport has announced that its airline partner Transavia is committing to reopen links between the Hungarian capital and Paris for the coming winter season. Relaunching on 22 October 2021, the carrier will commence a twice-weekly service from the French capital on Fridays and Sundays.


Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0 is on!

Budapest Airport Runway Run 9.0 is on!

Budapest Airport and anna.aero have confirmed this year’s air transport industry charity-sportive event will take place on Saturday 18 September 2021 on Budapest Airport’s 13R-31L runway. Proceeds will be shared between Hungarian disability group SUHANJ! Foundation and international blood cancer charity, Anthony Nolan.

Budapest Airport re-establishes 25+ routes; welcomes return of another five carriers

Budapest Airport re-establishes 25+ routes; welcomes return of another five carriers

Last week saw Budapest Airport re-establish more than 25 routes, and witness the return of another five carriers, as the Hungarian gateway welcomes the recovery of travel and air traffic. Boosting Budapest’s links to further major European cities, Aegean Airlines, airBaltic, Brussels Airlines, easyJet, and Luxair, have all returned to the airport’s runway.

Budapest Airport wins Route of the Week for Basel, Malmo, Milan and Rome links with Wizz Air

Budapest Airport wins Route of the Week for Basel, Malmo, Milan and Rome links with Wizz Air

This week Budapest Airport re-opened four further important routes with home-based carrier Wizz Air, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Route of the Week prize. Welcoming the return of links to the cities of Basel, Malmo, Milan and Rome, the ultra-low-cost carrier has confirmed the initial re-introduction of another 1,440 weekly seats in early June.