Munich Airport International to be headed by Lorenzo di Loreto and Dr. Lutz Weisser

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — In November 2022, a management change will take place at Munich Airport International (MAI), the international business subsidiary of Munich Airport. After more than 13 years at Munich Airport and the successful development of its international business field, CEO Dr. Ralf Gaffal decided to leave MAI as… Read the full press release

DHL Express starts construction for its new Munich Airport facility

€104 million total investment Almost seven times the existing processing area Relocation scheduled for 2024 MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (July 27, 2022), DHL Express Germany marked the official start of construction for its new Munich Airport facility with a groundbreaking ceremony. The building, which is being built on parking lots… Read the full press release

Munich Airport ranked one of the best airports in the world at the annual “World Airport Awards”

MUNICH, Germany, 2022-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — In passengers’ eyes, Munich Airport is still one of the best airports in the world even after two years of pandemic: At the annual “World Airport Awards” conferred by London-based aviation consultancy Skytrax, the Bavarian air transportation hub was awarded the title of “Best Airport in Central… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Lufthansa’s fleet expansion

Expansion of fleet enables extra long-haul routes Supervisory Board Chairman Füracker highlights benefit for Bavaria Jost Lammers: Boost for Munich as a premium hub COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Dec-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The decision announced by Lufthansa today (December 14, 2021) to station four additional, state-of-the-art long-haul Airbus A350s at its Bavarian hub has been… Read the full press release

Munich Airport announces another LabCampus prominent tenant, Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS)

Deutsche Flugsicherung to use LabCampus as a gateway to the working world of tomorrow COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — LabCampus, the new interdisciplinary innovation center at Munich Airport, has gained another prominent tenant. Deutsche Flugsicherung (DFS) has rented around 2,700 m² of space in LAB 48. As the first property on LabCampus,… Read the full press release

Munich Airport traffic steadily rising since summer months

Passenger numbers at the airport have been rising steadily for months Promise of strong growth as US opens its borders to foreign visitors Jost Lammers: “We are bringing momentum back to Munich as a premium hub” COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Traffic at Munich Airport has risen steadily since the beginning of… Read the full press release

Rail tunnel extension at Munich Airport linking Freising to Erding via the airport completed

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Three years after the official groundbreaking ceremony for the extension of the rail tunnel at Munich Airport, which will provide a link for rail traffic between Freising and Erding running via the airport, the shell has now been completed on schedule. The tunnel already in place, which… Read the full press release

Munich Airport expects the entire month of July to surpass the one-million mark

Number of passengers and flights steadily rising since February July first month to see more than 50,000 passengers again in a single day Traffic expected to increase significantly in the second half of the year COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The volume of traffic at Munich Airport is beginning to soar once… Read the full press release

Munich Airport welcomes Turkish Airlines Cargo service from Bavaria to the Bosporus

COLOGNE, Germany, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — A new scheduled service is now available for the fast transport of goods from Munich to Istanbul and beyond to many Asian destinations. Turkish Airlines Cargo has now launched its first weekly cargo service from Bavaria to the Bosporus. The Turkish carrier is operating Airbus A330F freighters… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group will be the first to use Star Alliance Biometrics starting in November

Frankfurt and Munich Airport Collaborate to Enhance the Travel Experience Lufthansa and SWISS Miles & More Members First to Receive Enrollment Capability Cologne, Germany, 2020-Nov-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has completed development of an interoperable biometric identity and identification platform that will significantly improve the travel experience… 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 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

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

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 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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

Budapest Airport: Air Transat Canadian airline to start regular weekly flights between the Canadian cities of Toronto, Montréal and Budapest from June 2015

Budapest, Hungary, 2014-10-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Transat Canadian airline will start regular weekly flights between the Canadian cities of Toronto, Montréal and Budapest from June 2015. With this Budapest Airport will be able to offer direct trans-Atlantic connection again. The new flight will be served by a wide-body Airbus A 330-200 type aircraft arriving… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport: Emirates Airline to start daily scheduled flights between Budapest and Dubai from autumn this year

Budapest, Hungary, 2014-7-17 — /Travel PR News/ — It was announced a short time ago in Dubai that Emirates Airline will commence daily scheduled flights between Budapest and Dubai from autumn this year. They will start the service with high-capacity wide-body Airbus A 330s from the very beginning. No doubt this is the biggest announcement this year… Read the full press release

Budapest Municipality and Budapest Airport partner to accelerate infrastructure and tourism related development projects in Hungary

Budapest, Hungary, 2014-7-2 — /Travel PR News/ — An exemplary cooperation agreement is to be signed by the Budapest Municipality and Budapest Airport, primarily aimed at the acceleration of infrastructure and tourism related development projects which are in the interest of the city, the region, and the country alike, agreed Budapest mayor István Tarlós and Budapest Airport… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrated 10 year anniversary of its very first flights from Budapest and announced new maintenance hangar at Budapest Airport

BUDAPEST, 2014-6-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe*, today celebrates the 10 year anniversary of its very first flights from Budapest, back in June 24th 2004. This is an important milestone for the airline that was established by 6 local aviation professionals in Hungary with the ambition… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport recorded the highest level of traffic ever for the month of March

Budapest, 2014-04-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport recorded the highest level of traffic ever for the month of March. According to recently published statistics, 662 575 arriving and departing passengers used the terminals and the services of Budapest Airport last month. The excellent traffic performance is all the more noteworthy as the Easter holidays usually… Read the full press release