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

Budapest Airport welcomes Ryanair’s new services to Bordeaux, Palma de Mallorca and Toulouse

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport is adding further network ties with Ryanair as the carrier announces that it will begin services from the Hungarian capital to Bordeaux, Palma de Mallorca and Toulouse. As weekly flights to Balearic Isle begin 6 June, the additional capacity supports the Spanish market which saw… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes cargo-partner Kft among the first tenants of its brand new cargo center

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The handover of the brand new cargo center called BUD Cargo City is scheduled for the end of 2019 at Budapest Airport. Linked with this, the construction of a second building dedicated for forwarders also commenced at the end of January. Budapest Airport now welcomes cargo-partner Kft, one… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes LOT Polish Airlines’ new direct service to London

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT Polish Airlines made history this morning, as its brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport. The service will commute six days a week, on a total of twelve occasions (morning-evening) between the Hungarian capital and the financial center… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport will be well-prepared for 2019 summer peak as part of bud:plus development program

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport, the operator of Ferenc Liszt International Airport has announced that it would be continuously investing over the next two years in developing its existing terminals, as a result of which traveling by air will become faster, more predictable, and more convenient. In the framework of the… Read the full press release

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