Articles Tagged ‘Budapest’

Korean Air becomes Budapest’s latest airline

Korean Air becomes Budapest’s latest airline

Budapest Airport’s record growth continues as the Hungarian capital announces yet another new airline for summer 2020. Korean Air, the flag carrier of South Korea, will operate three-times-weekly from its Seoul Incheon hub to Budapest from 23 May to 17 October. Its arrival means that Central and Eastern Europe’s leading gateway will offer a daily […]

Budapest Airport further expands Chinese connections

Budapest Airport further expands Chinese connections

Budapest Airport marked the return of Hainan Airlines last week as Hungary’s gateway celebrated the launch of the Chinese carrier’s twice-weekly connection to Chongqing. Initially deploying its B789 fleet on the 7,458-kilometre sector last 27 December, the airline returns to the Hungarian market after an eight-year hiatus.

Budapest boosts Spanish seats with Wizz Air

Budapest boosts Spanish seats with Wizz Air

Budapest Airport has announced a new route to the Spanish city of Santander with its home-based carrier Wizz Air. Launching the 1,846-kilometre sector with the low-cost carrier (LCC) on 2 June, the twice-weekly service becomes the airline’s 70th destination served from the Hungarian gateway.


Ryanair’s Kharkiv kick-off at Budapest Airport

Ryanair’s Kharkiv kick-off at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport kicked-off its route launches of 2020 by welcoming Ryanair’s 48th service last Friday. With the low-cost carrier’s (LCC) twice-weekly operation to Kharkiv, the Hungarian gateway now boasts 26 links per week to Ukraine throughout S20.

From Budapest to China on a daily basis

From Budapest to China on a daily basis

Just six months after its inaugural service with Shanghai Airlines took off, Budapest Airport celebrates the addition of two further Chinese destinations on its route map. Following exceptional success at the Hungarian gateway, the subsidiary of China Eastern Airlines now operates daily to Shanghai with twice-weekly links to include services via Chengdu and Xian.

A first-class year for Budapest Airport

A first-class year for Budapest Airport

Breaking all monthly records in passenger numbers throughout 2019, Budapest Airport has once again achieved a record year of solid growth. With just one month not surpassing the one million passenger mark, the Hungarian gateway handled 16.2 million passengers. At an 8.8% increase when compared to 2018 passenger traffic, Budapest Airport continues to be one […]


Targets smashed at Budapest Airport

Targets smashed at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport continued the seasonal celebrations today as its 16-millionth passenger walked through its doors, marking the highest-ever number of passengers served in the airport’s history. Driven by the dynamic expansion of its route network and airline partners, the Hungarian gateway effortlessly reached another passenger traffic milestone, witnessing a solid 9% year-on-year traffic growth.

Budapest Airport set for Sanya with Sunday Airlines

Budapest Airport set for Sanya with Sunday Airlines

Together with tour operator Robinson Tours, Budapest Airport will launch a new connection to Hainan Island’s Sanya next February. The leading Hungarian travel group will offer weekly flights to the Chinese city on SCAT Airlines’ subsidiary, Sunday Airlines’ 235-seat 757-200s. Complementing the Hungarian gateway’s existing portfolio to East Asia, the airport’s new airline partner will […]

Budapest Airport hails back Hainan Airlines

Budapest Airport hails back Hainan Airlines

Budapest Airport is significantly expanding its Chinese market with a planned new service from Hainan Airlines. Set to launch a twice-weekly operation between Hungary’s capital city and Chongqing, the Chinese carrier will utilise its two class B789 fleet on the 7,458-kilometre sector from 27 December 2019.


Budapest Airport adds a LOT more to route map

Budapest Airport adds a LOT more to route map

Budapest Airport’s launch of year-round service to Seoul Incheon with LOT Polish Airlines earlier this year significantly contributed to the Hungarian gateway’s Asia development. Today, just two months into the schedule, the airport celebrates the even stronger than expected demand to Seoul as the airline announces a frequency increase, operating four times weekly from next […]

Budapest Airport secures boost with Shanghai Airlines

Budapest Airport secures boost with Shanghai Airlines

The launch of Budapest Airport’s link to Shanghai saw a major development for the gateway earlier this year. In partnership with China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines’ three times weekly service to China’s largest city meant the previously underserved Budapest-Asia market was significantly boosted, as well as making the region and beyond more accessible than ever.

Budapest Airport welcomes winning winter

Budapest Airport welcomes winning winter

Just a few days into the new season, Budapest Airport has already welcomed 11 new routes, with another four still to come. The last five days alone have seen the Hungarian gateway celebrate the commencement of Ryanair new services to Bordeaux, Gothenburg, Lisbon, Porto, Odesa, Tel Aviv and Toulouse.