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 on Thursdays from Toronto making a stop-over in Montréal en route to Budapest.
The first Air Transat Airbus A 330-200 will arrive on 18th June 2015 at 11.10 hours local time to Budapest. The Canadian carrier offers 345 seats in its wide-body aircraft of which are 12 Club Class and the remaining 333 seats are economy. With this Budapest Airport will be able to offer important trans-Atlantic connection to North-American destinations.
“We have been working hard for years with our Canadian partners to start this new service and now we are proud to announce the success of our joint effort with the start the new flights.” said Jost Lammers CEO of Budapest Airport. He added: “With a sizeable number of people living in the Toronto and Montréal area with Hungarian ancestry or family ties the new flight is for sure to be a success. The launch of Air Transat’s services provides a vital direct route from North America to Budapest, one of Europe’s most popular and fast-growing cities. All the preliminary research shows there is real demand for this kind of service both in the leisure and the business segment and will soon lead to increase of frequencies as early as possible.”