Budapest Airport earns the carbon neutral accreditation for 2019, the single airport in Central Eastern European region that meets the strict environmental requirements

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Jan-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has just received the official certificate attesting its carbon-neutrality, achieving this prestigious environmental accreditation for the second time after last year. Thus, in the Central Eastern European region Ferenc Liszt International Airport continues to be the single airport that meets the strict corresponding environmental requirements. The… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport starts implementation of major refurbishments and significant extensions of washroom facilities at the airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Taking passengers’ feedback into consideration, Budapest Airport has started the implementation of major refurbishments and significant extensions of washroom facilities at the airport. In addition, Budapest Airport has been working closely with a new cleaning service provider, B+N Referencia Zrt, on the continuous improvement of cleanliness at the… Read the full press release

HUNGARY: EIB and Budapest Airport sign 200 million loan agreement for the continued expansion and upgrades of Liszt Ferenc International Airport

EUR 200 loan agreement between EIB and Budapest Airport allows further expansion of Hungary`s main airport; Activity is backed by the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI), the heart of the Investment plan for Europe (or Juncker plan); Passengers to continue experiencing world-class service at the Airport; BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Continued… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport took part in the 15th China Air Cargo Summit 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport’s cargo experts discussed the opening of new market opportunities in Shanghai. The Hungarian capital city airport was the only main sponsor from the region at the 15th China Air Cargo Summit 2018, a meeting of cargo professionals from all over the world. “Opening to the east”… Read the full press release

AMS’ three new ambulances operating with compressed natural gas entered service at Budapest Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — AMS, the company providing the assistance service for persons with reduced mobility (PRM) at Budapest Airport, has commissioned three new ambulances operating with compressed natural gas. The Airport Medical Service helped more than fifty thousand PRMs cover the distance between the terminal and the aircraft last year. Three… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport commences construction of a six-level multi-storey car park

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Nov-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The construction of a six-level multi-storey car park (MSCP) was ceremoniously started in front of Terminal 2 of Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport. In the area closed to the public since 1 October, a multifunctional car park building accommodating 2500 vehicles is to be erected. After handover, drivers… Read the full press release

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