JOON starts three flights per day between the Budapest and Paris

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Nov-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Following a quiet start on 28 October, the first flight between Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Budapest Airport by JOON, the new generation travel experience by Air France, was officially launched on 8 November. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the French ambassador to Hungary, the… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to build brand new, six-level multi-story car park in front of Terminal 2

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Thanks to record-breaking passenger numbers driving the need to create more car parking capacity, Budapest Airport is delighted to announce that a brand new, six-level multi-story car park is to be built in front of Terminal 2. The parking system around the terminals of Ferenc Liszt International Airport… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport inaugurated brand new passenger terminal section adjoining Terminal 2B

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Pier B, a brand new passenger terminal section of more than 10 000 square meters adjoining Terminal 2B, was inaugurated today (2018.09.13) at Budapest Airport. Going forward, the facility will be used to handle non-Schengen flights, including the wide body aircraft flying intercontinental long haul routes to North America,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport celebrates the inauguration of new passenger pier adjoining Terminal 2B

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Aug-03 — /Travel PR News/ —The new pier adjoining Terminal 2B at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport is ready to handle flights as of today (2018.08.01). The new passenger traffic facility of more than 10 000 square meters will be installed into operation gradually, thus expanding the capacity of the airport. The construction of… Read the full press release

Ekol Logistics to move into Budapest Airport’s new Cargo City

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport Zrt. and Ekol Logistics Kft. have signed a lease agreement, whereby the air cargo unit of Ekol will move to the new Cargo City, scheduled for opening at the end of 2019. Late this summer, Budapest Airport will commence the construction of the new Cargo City… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes new bi-weekly cargo flights to Budapest from AirBridgeCargo Airlines

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — AirBridgeCargo Airlines, one of the world’s leading international cargo carriers, offers a new cargo destination for its European customers with the launch of bi-weekly frequencies to Budapest in the pursuit  to accommodate growing volumes between Europe and Asia. The new service, deploying Boeing 747 freighters, adds to the… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport opens its newly refurbished retail and F&B shopping centre, the SkyCourt

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has completed its restoration, renovation and reconstruction of its flagship  retail and F&B shopping centre, the SkyCourt, offering an enhanced shopping experience for departing passengers in time for the peak summer season. Seeing numerous retail unit openings and re-openings, as well as the refurbishment of the FoodCourt,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport awarded the carbon-neutral accreditation by Airport Council International

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Another major international environmental award has been received by Budapest Airport: ACI (Airports Council International) confirmed that Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport achieved the so-called “carbon-neutral” accreditation. The accreditation program launched by ACI has found that the operation of Budapest Airport maintains a balance of energy consumption and… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport presents the wonderful world of Beijing and China in a new photo exhibition

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Snowy mountaintops with the bastions of the Great Wall, an unusual aerial photo of the Forbidden City, an ultramodern megalopolis and thousand-year-old traditions – all within the walls of a single city. All this and more is on display on the departure level of Budapest Airport, courtesy of… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport becomes an IATA regional training partner

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the largest trade association of the world’s airlines, have concluded a partnership agreement. As part of the cooperation, BUD has become an IATA “regional training partner”, which means that some of the international trainings organized by IATA… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes Ryanair’s twice-weekly service to Santander

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — The start of the summer season sees a further two new connections from Budapest Airport as the Hungarian gateway continues to expand its route map. Supporting the growth of the airport, Ryanair added a twice-weekly service to Santander yesterday, which sees Budapest now offer 11 Spanish destinations… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport announces its first live horse shipment to China

Budapest Airport announces its first live horse shipment to China   Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Fourteen racehorses bred in Hungary were flown to China las week, on board Cargolux’s Boeing 747. The Friesian and Shagya Arabian horses, trained specifically for combined driving, took off from Budapest Airport in special freight containers, accompanied… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport opens new car park; adding another one thousand new parking spaces to existing car parks

Budapest Airport opens new car park; adding another one thousand new parking spaces to existing car parks   Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Jul-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport’s latest car park development has been completed in less than two months, adding another one thousand new parking spaces to the existing car parks near Terminal 2. The… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport hosts topping-out ceremony of its new airport hotel

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Eight months after earthworks began and the foundation stone was laid, all the floors of the first airport hotel in Hungary with direct terminal access have been constructed, and the highest point of the structure has been reached. During the traditional topping-out ceremony, the managers of WING Zrt.,… Read the full press release

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