Budapest Airport awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has been awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the fourth time in a row – the first time in the history of the awards that an Eastern European airport has kept its top position for four consecutive years. Presented at the… Read the full press release

Wizz Air unveils its new livery with Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic design elements at Budapest Airport

Wizz Air unveils its new livery with Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic design elements at Budapest Airport   BUDAPEST 2024 DESIGN LIVERY AIRCRAFT JOINS THE FLEET BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2016-Nov-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, in partnership with Budapest Airport and the Budapest 2024 Olympic… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to develop large warehouse and office complex for the airport operations of DHL Express

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Aug-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport and DHL Express have signed a strategic agreement about the development of a new facility for the Deutsche Post DHL Group company in Hungary. This is the second large-scale investment by Budapest Airport and DP DHL, after the latter’s freight forwarding business units moved into… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to further improve travel experience for passengers by expanding its car parks

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the continuous increase in traffic, Budapest Airport has decided to expand its car parks, to further improve the travel experience for passengers. The development will add more than a thousand new parking spaces, whereby passengers will have a choice of three different long term parking products,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport celebrated easyJet’s inaugural flight from Lyon, France to Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Traditional firemen’s water canon arch of triumph, special easyJet and Lyon-style cake for the crew – this is how Budapest Airport greeted the first flight of the popular white-and-orange airline flight from the second largest city of France to Hungary. The budget airline will commence with weekly three… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to host Runway Run on 3 September 2016

Budapest, Hungary, 2016-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — This year Budapest Airport is to host the highly successful airport charity race for runners, unique in Europe, on Saturday, 3 September. Runway Run will welcome about 1000 runners again at Ferenc Liszt International Airport on runway 1, to beclosed for traffic for the duration of the event…. Read the full press release

Budapest Airport seeks companies to operate the advertising sites at the airport

Budapest Airport has published an invitation for tender for a 7- 10 year concession to operate the advertising sites at the airport. The airport operator is seeking companies with international experience in the sale and operation of advertising at transport hubs such as airports, railway terminals, metro lines. BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2016-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Ryanair celebrated its 6,000,000th customer since it commenced operations in 2007

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (13 Jan celebrated its 6,000,000th customer at Budapest Airport since it commenced operations in 2007. Dora Szegedi was Ryanair’s 6,000,000th customer in Budapest travelling from Budapest to one of 4 new Winter 16 route, Eilat in Israel. BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2016-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair celebrated carrying its 6,000,000th customer… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport, Transavia double daily route to Rotterdam from next summer

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2015-9-25 — /Travel PR News/ — On the back of being Highly Commended in the 4-20 million passengers category at the World Routes Marketing Awards in Durban last night, Budapest Airport today confirms further enhancements with airline partner Transavia. Announcing the doubling of its daily route to Rotterdam from next summer, the Air… Read the full press release

The new hangar of low cost carrier Wizz Air at Budapest Airport will open on 1 September 2015

Budapest, Hungary, 2015-6-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The new line maintenance hangar of leading Central and Eastern European low cost carrier Wizz Air is taking shape quickly at the heart of the aircraft maintenance (MRO) area at Budapest Airport. The new hangar will be handed over to Wizz Air on 1 September 2015, and… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to launch series of specialist retail tenders for significant areas of SkyCourt in May

Budapest Airport has had another best-ever quarter for commercial revenues during which the Hungarian gateway surpassed €15 million in overall retail and food & beverage sales in Q1, boosted by year-on-year passenger traffic growth rates exceeding +12%, as the surge which saw the airport pass the nine million threshold for the first time last year,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport promotes the attractiveness of Hungary and the country’s growing popularity at ITB Berlin

Maintaining the momentum from its record-breaking year (9.15 million passengers in 2014), Budapest Airport will again be on the frontline to deliver a dedicated marketing promotion to the large international audience attending ITB Berlin this week. With the principal focus to pursue Budapest’s “most wanted” unserved destinations, the Hungarian gateway will use the leading travel… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: SkyGreece Airlines to commence twice-weekly service to Toronto from Budapest starting from 21 May

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2015-2-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport’s high expectation for continued growth and heightened progress in 2015 gets underway with its first new route announcement of the year. Launching its inaugural route from the Hungarian gateway, SkyGreece Airlines will be commencing a twice-weekly service to Toronto from 21 May. The new carrier,… Read the full press release

Turkish Cargo increased the frequency of its scheduled flights to Budapest Airport

Budapest, Hungary, 2015-2-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Turkish Cargo has increased the frequency of its scheduled flights to Budapest Airport to three a week. One of the world’s leading cargo airlines, Turkish Cargo sees great opportunities in the Hungarian market, which is reflected in its latest frequency increase. Turkish Cargo has started to operate… Read the full press release

Çelebi Ground Handling opens new business lounge for premium airline cardholders and VIP travelers at the non-Schengen Terminal 2B and at the General Aviation Terminal of Budapest Airport

Çelebi Ground Handling has opened a new business lounge for premium airline cardholders and VIP travelers at the non-Schengen Terminal 2B and at the General Aviation Terminal of Budapest Airport. The Celebi Platinum Lounge at the top of the transit area of Terminal 2B offers an unbeatable view of the airport apron and also quick… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport CEO Jost Lammers named “Entrepreneur of the Year” by the Hungarian National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers

Jost Lammers, the chief executive officer of Budapest Airport received a high-ranking accolade from the Hungarian National Association of Entrepreneurs and Employers. Following the proposal of president Sándor Demján, Jost Lammers was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” at an award gala held at the Palace of Arts. BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2014-12-11 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Air France expands the seat capacity on its Paris-Budapest flight by 60,000 seats during the 2015 summer schedule

Air France will expand the seat capacity on its Paris-Budapest flight by no less than 60 000 seats during the 2015 summer schedule. The French carrier will operate the new flights with 131-seater Airbus A318 aircraft. The new service departing from Budapest during the early evening hours offers excellent connections via Paris to numerous destinations… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport marks outstanding event in the history of Hungarian civil aviation with the start of daily operations to the Gulf area by Emirates

The first Emirates Airbus A 330-200 type aircraft landed on time at 11.20 hours local time today on Budapest Airport’s Runway 2. This marks an outstanding event in the history of Hungarian civil aviation with the start of daily wide-body operations to the Gulf area by Emirates. Budapest, Hungary, 2014-10-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Air Transat Canadian airline to start regular weekly flights between the Canadian cities of Toronto, Montréal and Budapest from June 2015

Budapest, Hungary, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Transat Canadian airline will start regular weekly flights between the Canadian cities of Toronto, Montréal and Budapest from June 2015. With this Budapest Airport will be able to offer direct trans-Atlantic connection again. The new flight will be served by a wide-body Airbus A 330-200 type aircraft arriving… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Emirates Airline to start daily scheduled flights between Budapest and Dubai from autumn this year

Budapest, Hungary, 2014-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — It was announced a short time ago in Dubai that Emirates Airline will commence daily scheduled flights between Budapest and Dubai from autumn this year. They will start the service with high-capacity wide-body Airbus A 330s from the very beginning. No doubt this is the biggest announcement this year… Read the full press release

Budapest Municipality and Budapest Airport partner to accelerate infrastructure and tourism related development projects in Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, 2014-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — An exemplary cooperation agreement is to be signed by the Budapest Municipality and Budapest Airport, primarily aimed at the acceleration of infrastructure and tourism related development projects which are in the interest of the city, the region, and the country alike, agreed Budapest mayor István Tarlós and Budapest Airport… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport’s bird and wildlife protection specialists relocated 15 protected bird chicks to the safety of the Hortobágy National Park

Budapest, 2014-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — No less than 15 protected bird chicks were rescued by Budapest Airport’s bird and wildlife protection specialists from the area of the airport. Every year the airport’s professional game warden collects the newly hatched birds of prey and relocates them to the safety of the Hortobágy National Park. This environmental… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport Facebook page marks 30 000 likes

Budapest, 2014-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport registered another spectacular, albeit virtual achievement this morning, with BUD’s Facebook page receiving no less than 30 000 likes. This is the number of people who regularly follow events happening at Budapest Airport as well as behind the scenes, as BUD’s Facebook page also provides a glimpse into… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport reports 8.1% more passengers in April vs. same period last year

The dynamic air traffic growth in Budapest continues: in April, Budapest Airport had 8.1% more passengers than in the same period last year. Flights are operated with better load factors, and the number of air traffic movements (take-offs and landings) also increased. Traffic was again strongest between London and Budapest. Budapest, 2014-5-13 — /Travel PR News/… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport and Celebi Ground Handling Hungary to refurbish the general aviation terminal for Formula 1 grand prix

Budapest, 2014-04-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport and Celebi Ground Handling Hungary have signed a five-year lease and reconstruction contract for the refurbishment of the general aviation terminal (GAT) at Budapest Airport. The GAT is used by the passengers of small and large private aircraft and business jets which do not operate as scheduled flights,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport recorded the highest level of traffic ever for the month of March

Budapest, 2014-04-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport recorded the highest level of traffic ever for the month of March. According to recently published statistics, 662 575 arriving and departing passengers used the terminals and the services of Budapest Airport last month. The excellent traffic performance is all the more noteworthy as the Easter holidays usually… Read the full press release

Hungarian goose liver and Tokaj wine the biggest hits at Budapest Airport during 2014 Easter travel season

Budapest, 2014-04-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Tokaj wine and Hungarian goose liver will be the biggest hits at Budapest Airport during the 2014 Easter travel season. Thanks to tripartite cooperation between the airport operator, Heinemann Duty Free and Hungarian manufacturers, Budapest Airport will be presenting the products of Royal Tokaji and Merian in a special promotion… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: British low cost carrier Jet2.com to re-launch its flight to Hungarian capital

BUDAPEST, 2014-04-14 — /Travel PR News/ —  The direct aerial connection between Leeds in Central England and Budapest has been restored today. British low cost carrier Jet2.com, based at Leeds-Bradford Airport, decided to re-launch its flight to the Hungarian capital on the back of substantial passenger demand. Jet2.com’s Boeing 737 type aircraft touched down at… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Israeli low cost carrier UP to fly 11-12 times per week between Tel Aviv and Budapest

BUDAPEST, 2014-04-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport was the scene of yet another flight opening ceremony this morning as the Tel Aviv flight operated by the new Israeli low cost carrier UP arrived for the first time. Similarly to numerous other large airlines, El Al has established its own low cost carrier, which will… Read the full press release

World record at Budapest Airport: Strongman Zsolt “Popeye” Sinka moved and pulled nearly 90 tons DHL Express’s aircraft

BUDAPEST, 2014-04-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Nearly 90 tons – this is the weight of a completely empty Airbus A300 cargo aircraft, with some kerosene in its tanks. Strongman Zsolt “Popeye” Sinka, the holder of several Hungarian and world records, moved and pulled DHL Express’s aircraft on the Terminal 1 apron at Budapest Airport. Zsolt… Read the full press release