Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The past year at Budapest Airport was characterized by increasing passenger traffic, development and sustainability. Budapest Airport handed out awards at a gala dinner to its most outstanding retail, airline and environmental partners, who contributed to Ferenc Liszt International Airport remaining the fastest developing airport in the Central Eastern European region.
More than 16 million passengers, 135 000 tons of air cargo, development and sustainability – this is how 2019 can best be summarized for Budapest Airport. Growth at the gateway to Hungary far exceeded the European average. Budapest Airport is also the largest employer in the region, where airlines, authorities and other companies work together for the convenience, safety and security of passengers. To recognize this joint work, Budapest Airport handed out awards to the most outstanding partners of the past year, during a gala dinner.
“The key to the success of Budapest Airport is cooperation, so we highly appreciate the partners who contribute to Ferenc Liszt International Airport being the first in the region,” said Dr. Rolf Schnitzler, the CEO of Budapest Airport. “According to forecasts, traffic at the airport could reach 20 million within a few years. Therefore, we will spend several billion forints on airport development during the coming years, to serve the increased passenger traffic in an expanded and convenient airport environment,” he added.
2019 award winners:
|Best newcomer airline and new belly cargo carrier||Shanghai Airlines – China Eastern|
|Largest low-cost carrier||Wizz Air|
|Largest capacity growth||Pegasus Airlines|
|Best airline marketing||TAP Air Portugal|
|Best developing long haul and belly cargo carrier||LOT Polish Airlines|
|Best developing freighter operator||Cargolux|
|Best developing integrator||DHL Express|
|Best developing overall cargo operator||Qatar Airways Cargo|
|Air cargo community award||József Teleki, director, Customs Airport Directorate|
|Retailer of the year||AmRest Kft. – KFC|
|Retailer of the year||Magyar Lapterjesztő Zrt. – Costa Coffee|
|Retailer of the year||SPAR Magyarország Kft. – Supermarket no. 173|
|Greenairport partner of the year||DHL Globál Szállítmányozási Kft. and DHL Freight Hungary|
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Source: Budapest Airport