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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
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
Budapest Airport welcomed the return of Wizz Air’s flights to Malaga and Dortmund, on 21 and 23 May, respectively, winning anna.aero’s prestigious Route of the Week prize. Wizz Air has launched the operations as weekly services to both destinations for the remainder of May, already confirming a frequency boost in June to twice-weekly links.
Budapest Airport reopened connections with one of Germany’s largest cities on 17 May 2021, welcoming the return of Eurowings’ link to Stuttgart and winning anna.aero’s prestigious Route of the Week prize.
Flights from Budapest to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gӧkçen Airport have returned with Pegasus Airlines. The Turkish low-cost carrier will operate the 1,080km link with its fleet of 737s and A320s, initially twice-weekly as travellers and the business community welcome the relaunch.
In the week that Budapest Airport has hung out the banners and welcomed the resumption of European services, the Hungarian gateway has also seen a change of management as Chris Dinsdale becomes the new CEO.