Budapest Airport fulfilled commitment to complete construction of new pier for the summer travel season

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Another milestone has arrived in the series of developments ongoing at the airport: the second phase of the new pier 1 has been completed by the planned deadline, to the day. The construction of the new pier is thus finished; Budapest Airport is only waiting to receive the usage permit. Once it is issued, passengers… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport named best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Ferenc Liszt International Airport has won the award for best airport in Eastern Europe for the seventh time this year. The Skytrax award, handed out at the World Airport Awards, is one of the greatest accolades in the industry, as it is decided by passengers themselves  based… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport cargo team announces new organizational structure

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Even though passenger traffic at BUD suffered a serious hit in March due to global travel restrictions to protect against the spread of Covid-19, cargo operations at Budapest Airport are in full swing and play a key role in the logistics supply of the economy and society… Read the full press release

BUD Cargo City now fully operational with the completion of the second building — all tenants moving in

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The air cargo handling complex called the BUD Cargo City has been operating at Ferenc Liszt International Airport since January, when the first building and the apron space for aircraft handling was opened. The world-class logistics base, which is running at full capacity even in the current,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport commences screening of passengers arriving from the northern Italian provinces

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — In accordance with the authority decision made today (2020.02.24), Budapest Airport has commenced measuring the body temperature of passengers arriving from the northern Italian provinces. The first two affected flights were Ryanair’s services arriving from Treviso at 15:30 and Bergamo at 16:05. None of the passengers were… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport opens the first Hungarian corporate lounge

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The 70 sqm Tungsram Lounge embodies a new, innovative tool for cultivating business relationships and symbolizes a milestone in the strategic partnership between Tungsram and Budapest Airport. The Tungsram Lounge, which is located next to gate A8 of Terminal 2A, operates from 12th February. It is quite special… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport starts construction of two more security screening lanes

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Following the two new passenger security screening lanes completed last year, Budapest Airport has commenced the construction of two more channels. The works will be completed before the summer peak season, thus taking the total number of screening lanes to 18. Budapest Airport will install two new… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport recognized its most outstanding retail, airline and environmental partners

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… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport conducts temperature check on passengers arriving with direct flights from China

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Feb-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Based on the decision of the authorities, all passengers arriving with direct flights from China must have their body temperature checked at Budapest Airport, prior to entering the country. The first flight where passengers will be screened is the Air China service arriving from Beijing, via Minsk,… Read the full press release

Latest passenger satisfaction survey reveals passengers feel an improvement of service quality at Budapest Airport

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Service quality improved significantly at Ferenc Liszt International Airport concerning 32 criteria out of 37, based on the quarterly independent international passenger satisfaction survey. The ASQ results in the last quarter and also for the whole year of 2019 fully reflect the developments completed by Budapest Airport… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes new services to Xi’an and Chengdu, China

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A little more than six months after launching the Shanghai – Budapest flight, China Eastern and Shanghai Airlines announced that in view of the outstanding demand it further strengthens the aerial connection between the two countries by stopping in two additional Chinese cities. The Budapest – Shanghai… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces the appointment of Sir Michael Hodgkinson to its Board of Directors

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is pleased to announce the appointment of Sir Michael Hodgkinson, former CEO of UK airports company BAA and Vazil Hudák, former Vice-President of the European Investment Bank (EIB), to its Board of Directors. Vazil Hudák was previously Vice-President of the EIB since 2016, where he… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport reminds passengers that sparklers and fireworks are strictly prohibited to carry

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — As Christmas approaches, the well-known appliances of the festive season start to appear. However, in the case of aviation, safety is the number one priority. Budapest Airport reminds passengers that Christmas sparklers and fireworks are extremely flammable, and are thus classified as prohibited items, which means that it… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport’s Runway Run charity event raised fund to support SUHANJ! Foundation

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Oct-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport handed over 24 571 EUR (more than 8.2 million HUF) today (2019.10.02) to the SUHANJ! Foundation, which provides sporting opportunities for disabled people and persons with reduced mobility. The amount was collected from registration fees for the Runway Run, a charity running race organized for the seventh time. More than 1100 runners, including… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomed inaugural LOT Polish Airlines service to Seoul

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (2019.09.23), LOT Polish Airlines took off on its first scheduled flight from Budapest to Seoul. From now on, state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be operating this route regularly, three times a week. It is the first long-haul service to be launched by LOT to Asia from outside… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport receives best airline marketing award at the World Route Development Forum

Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Sep-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport received the award for best airline marketing at the World Route Development Forum, the most prestigious event of the aviation industry globally, currently underway in Adelaide, Australia. With this result, the Hungarian airport came out ahead of gateways such as Amsterdam, Istanbul, Hong Kong, or Changi… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport hosted workshop events in China to boost its role as Central and Eastern Europe’s e-commerce gateway

Budapest Airport cargo team were in China to discuss and develop the airport’s growing role as Central and Eastern Europe’s e-commerce gateway. Budapest, Hungary, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD), in collaboration with AirBridgeCargo Airlines, has hosted workshop events in Shanghai and Hong Kong for representatives from Chinese air cargo and e-commerce companies…. Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes American Airlines’ new direct flight to Chicago from May 2020

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — In addition to the successfully operated Philadelphia flight, American Airlines will introduce a direct flight to Budapest from Chicago O’Hare International Airport from May 2020. A modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be flying the route four times a week. American Airlines announced today that next year it is… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport trials self-service baggage drop-off desks

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Self-service baggage drop-off desks were commissioned by Budapest Airport at Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Thanks to the system currently under trial operation, the process of checking in bags becomes faster and more convenient for passengers. The trial operation of 2-2 new self-service baggage drop-off desks is already underway… Read the full press release

The construction of a new turbo roundabout to Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport commenced

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-12 — /Travel PR News/ — People who used the access road leading to Terminal 2 of Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport last week may have travelled back into the past for a moment or two. The construction of a new turbo roundabout had been commenced, and a more than 20-year-old Malév billboard surfaced… Read the full press release

Air Serbia launches direct flight between Budapest and Nis

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Serbia launched a direct flight between Budapest and Nis. Passengers can fly with the Serbian national carrier between the two cities twice a week, all through the year. The first direct flight between Budapest and Nis (in the South-East of Serbia) took off today. The airline is… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes LOT’s new non-stop long-haul flights to Seoul starting September 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Aug-06 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT has been consistently expanding its network of connections from Budapest. On 22 September 2019 LOT is going to launch non-stop long-haul flights to Seoul and on 30 March next year LOT is going to launch six new destinations, including Sofia, Prague, Belgrade, Stuttgart, Bucharest and Brussels, thereby… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport improved standing in the international Airport Service Quality survey in H1 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport improved its passenger service rating in the first half of 2019 demonstrated by the results of the anonymous passenger service quality survey conducted at more than 700 major international airports around the world by independent agencies based on a Swiss company standard. Budapest Airport improved its… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport installs brand new passenger boarding bridges

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — A special convoy reached Budapest Airport during the weekend. Some brand new passenger boarding bridges, to be installed on the southern side of pier B, arrived by truck from the factory of manufacturer Thyssenkrupp in Spain. Three newly manufactured passenger boarding bridges (PBBs), to complement the three already… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport implements series of developments to make to meet the demands of Chinese tourists

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the ever-increasing number of Chinese passengers coming to Hungary, Budapest Airport is putting extra effort into services offered to Chinese travelers in order to improve the comfort of their journey. The number of passengers travelling by air between Hungary and China approached 200 000 people last… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces cooperation with Chinese cargo hubs to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport will cooperate closely with two major Chinese cargo hubs, in order to further develop aviation links between China and Hungary. This is the main goal of the cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) signed during the “Belt and Road Forum” summit held in Beijing. Budapest Airport has… Read the full press release

DB Schenker moves its air cargo operations directly to Budapest Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Another important logistics company has decided to move its air cargo operations directly to Budapest Airport: DB Schenker has signed an agreement to rent warehouse and office space in the newly built BUD Cargo City. The brand new dedicated cargo facility will offer 21 600 square meters… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport honoured at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport was last night revealed a winner at the Skytrax World Airport Awards 2019, becoming only the second airport in the history of the awards to win the same title for six consecutive years. Announced during the evening reception at the Passenger Terminal EXPO in the… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport receives two awards at CEESAR Aviation Awards in Poznań, Poland

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport celebrated last night after being awarded not one but two awards at this year’s CEESAR Aviation Awards in Poznań, Poland. The Hungarian gateway came out on top to take the titles: Highlight of the Year in CEE – The Dynamic Development of Budapest Airport and… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes Shanghai Airlines’ direct flights between Shanghai and Budapest next summer

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has warmly welcomed the announcement made in Shanghai on the start ot ticket sales for the direct flights between the South China metropolis and the Hungarian capital, scheduled from 7 June 2019. After launching 4 transatlantic flights at the same time in summer 2018, Budapest… Read the full press release