Articles Tagged ‘BUD’

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central Europe’s three big airports at Budapest, Prague and Warsaw have all been in the news this year, but how do their growth rates compare if we look at the period 1998-2011? How have other capital city airports in Central Europe developed in recent years? Which airport has seen an eight-fold increase in traffic thanks […]

Ryanair launches new base at Budapest Airport

Ryanair launches new base at Budapest Airport

Ryanair launches new routes from Budapest Airport as the low-cost airline establishes a base at the airport after Malev’s recent demise.

Alitalia resumes flights to Budapest from Rome Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia resumes flights to Budapest from Rome Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia again flies from Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy to Budapest Airport in Hungary after Malev’s bankruptcy.


Just a week after Malev's demise, many airlines have already responded with new Budapest services

Just a week after Malev’s demise, many airlines have already responded with new Budapest services

Just one week after Malev ceased operating we’ve compiled a list of some 44 new services that have already been announced. This includes 26 by Ryanair which at present are still not 100% confirmed. But which other carriers have stepped up and which country markets look set to benefit most?

airberlin returns to Budapest after Malév collapse

airberlin returns to Budapest after Malév collapse

airberlin resumes daily Berlin – Budapest service with just three days notice. Has served Budapest from six German airports in the last 10 years.

Lufthansa responds to Malév’s demise by starting daily Berlin and Hamburg flights to Budapest

Lufthansa responds to Malév’s demise by starting daily Berlin and Hamburg flights to Budapest

Lufthansa launches new routes within three days of Malév’s collapse. New Berlin service will compete directly with airberlin and indirectly with easyJet.


Malév shuts down, but which carriers might be interested in the 27 monopoly routes from Budapest?

Malév shuts down, but which carriers might be interested in the 27 monopoly routes from Budapest?

This morning’s announcement that Malév ceased operations leads us to analyse how a Malév sized ‘hole’ at Budapest Airport might be filled. Which destinations did Malév have a monopoly on? What proportion of the airline’s capacity did that represent, and which carriers might be interested in taking over these routes?

Ryanair returns to Budapest with five routes for summer; wants additional incentive to grow network further

Ryanair returns to Budapest with five routes for summer; wants additional incentive to grow network further

According to Ryanair their relationship with some airports is a bit like a marriage. You fall out, you make up. Budapest would appear to have ‘kissed and made up’ as Ryanair returns after an 18 month hiatus. Three of the five new routes are to the UK but how has the UK – Hungary market […]

Wizz Air operates 100 flights a week from Budapest, less than a fifth of Malev; Dortmund replaces Weeze

Wizz Air operates 100 flights a week from Budapest, less than a fifth of Malev; Dortmund replaces Weeze

How has Wizz Air’s network from its home base in Budapest developed since it launched services in 2004? How many destinations will it serve this summer, at what frequency, and facing what competition? Which are the airline’s newest route, and which routes have been tried and abandoned over the years?


Wizz Air launches new route to Dortmund from Budapest

Wizz Air launches new route to Dortmund from Budapest

Wizz Air now flies to Dortmund in western Germany from its base at the Hungarian capital’s Budapest Airport.

SkyWork extends its network from Bern in Switzerland with three international routes

SkyWork extends its network from Bern in Switzerland with three international routes

SkyWork launched three new services from the Swiss capital Berne to Amsterdam Schiphol, Budapest and Madrid Barajas.

Qatar Airways launches new route to Sofia in Bulgaria

Qatar Airways launches new route to Sofia in Bulgaria

Qatar Airways now flies from its Doha hub to Bulgaria’s capital Sofia. The airline now also flies non-stop daily to Budapest.