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2008/12/04

Sky Georgia to launch the first direct aerial link between Hungary and Georgia

Budapest Airport expanding its network towards the east More »

2008/03/31

Schengen rules to set in force at Budapest Airport from 30 March

Budapest Airport joins the Schengen system on 30 March. That is, as of this date, passengers traveling within the Schengen zone will no longer be subject to border controls. The strict inspection of travel documents will remain in place for non-Schengen passengers. More »

2008/02/26

Aer Lingus to launch Belfast service from Budapest Airport

A new destination will be added to Budapest Airport’s (BA) growing route network: as of today, Aer Lingus will carry passengers between Budapest and Belfast three times a week. This will be the first ever scheduled flight to the capital of Northern Ireland from Budapest Airport. More »

2008/04/01

Summer timetable 2008

Budapest Airport’s route network will be enriched with increased flight frequencies and new destinations during the busy summer season. The schedule is expected to feature ten new destinations compared to last summer. The summer timetable came into effect on 30 March, 2008. More »

2008/05/06

Smart Wings to open Budapest Dubai service

Budapest Airport’s (BA) growing network is expanding with a new destination, as Smart Wings launches a direct air link between Budapest and Dubai from 14 May. More »

2008/06/26

Summer season well prepared: new queue management service commences operation at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport (BA) is expanding its terminal services with “queue managers” at Ferihegy Airport during the summer peak season. One of the main tasks of the youths performing the service, dressed in red T-shirts, is to manage and control the queues forming in front of passenger security checkpoints. More »

2008/05/20

Another terrace at T1

Budapest Airport opened another terrace for passengers on Monday next to the Terminal 1 arrivals hall. More »

2008/05/21

BA to start a 4.2 billion HUF apron expansion at Ferihegy

Budapest Airport (BA) yesterday signed the contract for the extension of the Terminal 2 apron with the VHS Apron consortium led by Vegyépszer. More »

2008/06/18

Budapest Airport offers sunny seaside destinations this summer

Summer has commenced at Ferihegy as well: Budapest Airport’s (BA) network is enhanced with new destinations and more frequent flights during the busy summer period. More »

2008/08/13

Scandinavian fun – directly from Budapest Airport

In addition to the usual Mediterranean regions, the passengers of Budapest Airport have a choice of special Scandinavian destinations this summer. Wizz Air for example just launched its new flight to Oslo-Torp on Thursday that will carry passengers three times a week to this exciting corner of Europe. More »

2008/08/15

Vilnius is the 100th direct destination from Budapest Airport

The Baltic states are no longer a blank area on the map for passengers of Budapest Airport. In October, flyLAL will establish a direct air bridge between Budapest and Vilnius. The airline will commute between the two capitals three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. More »

2008/09/10

Landmark steel structure built at Budapest Airport

The 240-ton steel structure that will serve Terminal 2 as a temporary baggage sorting hall from November has already been erected at Ferihegy. More »

2008/10/14

BA commences its voluntary noise insulation program

Budapest Airport (BA) commenced its voluntary noise insulation program by providing information about the scheme directly to residents. As part of the program, the operator of Ferihegy Airport will provide noise insulation for the sleeping quarters of properties located in the immediate vicinity of the airport. More »

2008/10/16

Budapest Airport further expands its incentive scheme for boosting traffic at Ferihegy

Budapest Airport has further expanded and enriched its traffic boosting incentive scheme to be introduced on 26 October in order to support airlines in launching new routes and increasing the frequency of their existing routes with significant discounts. More »

2008/10/21

New 900 million HUF transfer corridor and baggage sorting hall completed at Ferihegy Airport

The way is clear for the expansion of Terminal 2 at Budapest Airport More »

2008/11/24

BA launches selective waste collection at Ferihegy

The airport with an area of Margaret Island times 30 currently generates 7 tons of rubbish per day, 60 percent of which will be recycled More »

2008/10/27

BA renovates the runways of Ferihegy for 800 million HUF

Budapest Airport, the operator of Ferihegy Airport commenced reconstruction works today involving the complete renovation of both runways at the beginning of next week. More »

2008/11/06

Concrete work commences on the new apron

BA started concrete work of the new apron in Ferihegy, an area of 76 thousand square meters where new aircraft stands will be set up in the framework of the airport extension program. More »

2008/11/18

Budapest Airport’s winter schedule

Budapest Airport’s 2008 winter schedule brings with it one new carrier, two new destinations and significantly increased frequencies on flights to several popular European destinations. Airlines are offering nearly five percent (4.74%) more seats than last winter. More »

2004/09/17

Budapest Airport is strengthened by a peak-power fire-truck

Panther designed for the Airport was used for the first time on Ferihegy concrete More »

2008/06/09

Introducing Budapest Airport’s new passenger security screening system

Budapest Airport presented its new passenger security screening system today. BA deputy CEO Dimitrios Gatsonis, Malév CEO Péter Leonov and brigadier-general József Dúzs, the director of the Airport Police Directorate tested the devices, purchased for a total of 900 million HUF, in front of reporters. More »

2008/08/13

Europe awaits you – Budapest Airport launches summer campaign

BA’s summer promotion campaign aimed at encouraging airport shopping, entitled “Win&Fly”, was launched this week. Passengers who spend more than 60 euros or the equivalent in forints in one sum at one of the shops at Ferihegy Airport between 21 July and 17 August have a good chance of winning a valuable prize. More »

2008/08/13

Budapest Airport holds full scale emergency exercise

Budapest Airport, the Airport Disaster Protection Directorate (RKI) and other authorities held a comprehensive, full-scale emergency exercise in the early hours of Thursday morning. More »

2007/07/20

Moderate traffic in June

Budapest, 13 July 2007 – Budapest Airport (BA) served 814 004 passengers in June, 2.3% (18 229 passengers) more than in the same month last year. In the last 12 months, 8.359 million passengers used Ferihegy, representing a 2.5% growth of traffic year-on-year. More »

2008/02/04

Mihály Hardy is announced as the Director of Corporate Affairs of Budapest Airport

As of 1 February Mihály Hardy became the Director of Corporate Affairs of Budapest Airport (BA). The new director and his team are responsible for all internal and external communications of BA, governmental relations and corporate social responsibility. More »

2008/01/22

Largest Aircraft ’Dream’ Lands at Budapest Airport

The largest aircraft ever built – the Antonov An-225 – landed at Budapest Airport. This is the first time for the flying giant called ’Mrija’ (’Dream’) to land in Hungary. More than a hundred journalists and invited guests welcomed the Ukrainian giant on the tarmac. More »

2008/04/28

GAD comes to Budapest

The most important summit of the airport business world, the Global Airport Development (GAD) conference comes to the city. Budapest Airport will be the host of the event. More »

2008/06/05

Budapest Airport visited by Lisa Campbell, Vice President of Geospatial Solutions at software developer Autodesk

Lisa Campbell, Vice President of Geospatial Solutions at design software developer Autodesk visited Budapest today. Autodesk solutions incorporate considerable strategic expertise offering productivity and profitability gains in all industries served by the company. More »

2008/05/30

Budapest Airport to invest 3.5 million euros in new passenger security system

Budapest Airport (BA) purchased new, state-of-the-art X-ray machines, magnetic gates and other passenger screening equipment for more than 3 and a half million euros (nearly 900 million forints). More »

2008/01/04

Budapest Airport hands over the Minibus service to Credit Expo as of 1 January

The new provider of services pledges competitive prices and higher service standards More »

2008/02/26

Budapest Airport bought new state-of-the-art ambulance

Budapest Airport (BA) received a brand new, high-tech Mercedes Sprinter ambulance car. The ambulance - fitted with the most up-to-date equipment - was bought for more than 19 million HUF by the airport operator. More »

2008/03/14

Budapest Airport approves taxi fares for 2008

Budapest Airport (BA) has approved the new tariffs for Zóna airport taxi services for 2008, which will come into effect on 15 March. More »

2008/06/06

Three new bars open at Ferihegy Terminal 2

Budapest Airport is also preparing for the Euro2008 football tournament kicking off on Saturday, but passengers who have had enough of the matches will also find a quiet corner in the transit area. More »

2008/01/12

8.6 million passengers at Budapest Airport in 2007

Budapest Airport launched a new 3-year incentive scheme to promote further growth More »

2007/12/20

Schengen rules apply from March

Dear Passengers, More »