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Budapest Airport: Another Award for SkyCourt

BUD Future Director Mr. Stephan Schattney on behalf of Budapest Airport took over the prestigious European Award for Steel Structures, awarded by the international panel of experts at a conference held in Potsdam, Germany. The prize was handed over today in the Budapest office of KÉSZ Zrt, the builder of SkyCourt. More »


Lufthansa’s Airbus A-380 conquers Budapest

Lufthansa’s Airbus A-380 airliner generated publicity which celebrities and film stars would envy when it left Budapest on Sunday after a stunning low flyover at an altitude of just 5 meters. The “flying whale” spent just over two hours in Budapest, but that was enough to make it front-page news in the Hungarian media. More »


BUD boosts Budapest Business Region at Expo Real

Budapest Airport is participating at the traditional Expo Real real estate exhibition in Munich as a partner of the Budapest Business Region stand. Budapest Airport is one of the frontrunners of the development of the Southern Budapest area with plans of investing around 300 million Euros in the next decade and an half in the airport area both in offices and commercial area. More »


Premiere: Airbus A380 lands for the first time in Hungary

Hungary witnessed the first ever landing of an Airbus A380 at Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Lufthansa’s Airbus A380-800 has landed in Budapest with a length of 73 metres, height of of 24 metres and wingspan of 79 metres. Flight LH 9882 earlier visited Prague Airport and was scheduled to arrive at 12:35. More »


Budapest Airport wins top award at World Routes Conference in Berlin

Budapest Airport has been formally announced as the European winner of this year’s World Routes Airport Marketing Awards at the 2011 Gala Networking Evening in Berlin, Germany. More than 3000 aviation professionals gathered for the 14th annual event. More »


Hungarian Post airport center inaugurated in Budapest

The new International Exchange of Hungarian Post was inaugurated near Terminal 2 of Budapest Airport. More »


First MasterCard Lounge in Europe inaugurated at Budapest Airport

A unique and exclusive lounge has been inaugurated in the SkyCourt terminal building at Budapest Airport. More »


Budapest Airport breaks summer traffic record

Based on the performance data available so far, 2010 can be called the year of records. According to the totalized summer passenger figures, Budapest Airport managed to better the earlier record of passenger traffic from the beginning of June until the end of August, which dated from 2007. More »


Budapest Airport reports ongoing record growth

Budapest Airport handled 8.2 million passengers, served 97 destinations by 33 airlines in 2010 and is on track to receive in excess of 8.7 million passengers during 2011. More »


Budapest Airport up in flames!

The silence at Budapest Airport was shattered by the noise of explosions and real kerosene fires, albeit for a short while, from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m. on 28 July 2011. More »


Turkish Cargo chooses Budapest Airport as new freighter destination

Budapest Airport can announce a further enhancement of its air cargo traffic network, thanks to the launch of a new freighter service by Turkish Airlines. More »


The city in a bottle!

Special perfumes are taking the breath of passengers away at Budapest Airport, or more precisely in the Heinemann Duty Free shop at the airport. The “Scent of Departure” collection is available only in the shops of selected European airports, and captures and embodies the atmosphere of the city which the traveler is leaving in a perfume bottle. More »


Budapest Airport sweeps independent satisfaction survey

Passengers’ opinions of services at Budapest Airport have improved significantly. More »


Traffic information

Dear passengers,
according to the latest information air traffic controllers in Germany will go on strike on Tuesday 9th August 2011 between 06.00 and 12.00 hours local time. More »


Budapest Airport breaks more records in July

Budapest Airport is keeping up the excellent performance seen in recent months in terms of passenger traffic and service quality. More »


Summer’s Here – Fly For Adventure

“I’d like to travel to an exotic location or the Mediterranean, I have a week. I cannot have a holiday longer than that, so I have a problem with travelling for an extra 2-3 days.” Many of us have that problem. So why don’t you fly to your holiday destination this year? More »


Budapest Airport: A significant economic powerhouse

Budapest Airport has a significant and direct impact on the development of the economy within its catchment area, and this impact is in direct correlation with the increase in passenger traffic – these were the conclusions of the analysis performed by researchers from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at the University of Szeged. More »


Parking prices slashed at Budapest Airport

The price-cutting campaign has reached the car parks at Budapest Airport: prices in the long stay car park have been slashed by at least 30 %, and the price for two weeks of parking has been halved. More »


Budapest Airport reports busiest May on record

Budapest Airport handled more than 776,704 passengers last month, seeing its busiest month of May ever. More »


Turkish Airlines opens new airport office

At 6th of June 2011. Turkish Airlines, the Turkish national carrier welcomes passengers in a new location on the mezzanine level of Terminal 2A at Budapest Airport. At the opening ceremony, the country manager of Türk Hava Yollari, or THY, spoke of significant route development plans. More »


BUD – BKK - BP: Agreement

The Budapest City Council has approved the agreement between Budapest Airport, the Budapest Transport Center (BKK) and Budapest Taxi Stand Operator Ltd. about the taxi stands on the airport kerbside. More »


Budapest Airport welcomes inaugural airBaltic flight from Riga

Budapest Airport yesterday welcomed the first airBaltic flight linking the Hungarian captial city with the Latvian capital city of Riga. More »


American Airlines launches new Budapest to New York flight

Today, American Airlines, a founding member of the oneworld® alliance, inaugurated its new nonstop service between Budapest and New York JFK. More »


ITB shows optimism, positivity and an electronic future for travel

More than 170,000 visitors, 11,000 exhibitors, and over 7,000 journalists attended in record numbers this years international travel show, the 45th ITB in Berlin. More »


Budapest Airport: MALÉV Head Office On-airport

The complete management and headquarters of MALÉV will move to Ferenc Liszt International Airport where three office buildings will be refurbished by the summer of 2012 to accommodate about 600 employees of the national carrier. More »


Italian ATC strike

Air traffic controllers in Italy went on strike on Friday 6 May 2011. More »


SkyCourt: Working as if it had been operating for years

The SkyCourt, the new passenger hall at Budapest Airport has been operating in regular daily traffic since 27 March. Everything has been working seamlessly since the opening; passengers appreciate the high-quality services offered by the building. More »


Qatar Airways to go direct and daily on Budapest-Doha from September

Budapest Airport confirmed today that Qatar Airways will begin to operate direct flights to Doha from the airport, on an expanded daily frequency, effective 14 September. More »


Terminal 2 – Traffic Regulations

Please be advised that the final reconstruction of the road and the car park on the kerbside of Terminal 2 at Budapest Airport is expected to commence at 8:00 a.m. on 6 April 2011 and last until midnight on 25 April 2011. More »


SkyCourt inaugurated at Terminal 2

The SkyCourt, the new building at Terminal 2 of Budapest Airport has been officially inaugurated in the presence of more than a thousand guests. More »


Half of Airport Cargo City Leased

Celebi Ground Handling is to be the first tenant at the cargo base of Budapest Airport, taking almost 13 thousand square meters in the air cargo center soon to be erected. More »


Jet2.com flying a brand new aircraft to Budapest

Jet2.com has entered a brand new Boeing 737-800 New Generation aircraft into service for its flight to Budapest. The Leeds-based British low cost carrier, whose flights have been operating with a 90% load factor since December, pressed the Boeing 737-800, the latest member of the world’s largest mass-produced family of airliners, into scheduled service yesterday. More »


SkyCourt Receives Prestigious Architecture Award

It has not been opened yet, but the new central passenger hall called SkyCourt of Terminal 2 at Budapest Airport was already awarded a prestigious British-Hungarian prize of civil engineering. More »


Budapest Airport lands at Ferien-Messe

Budapest Airport showcased its eagerly-awaited new SkyCourt at the Ferien-Messe, Austria’s leading consumer holiday, travel and tourism trade fair, last week January 13-16.

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Budapest Airport announces new airBaltic flights from Riga

Budapest Airport today announced that Latvian based award winning carrier airBaltic will begin a four times a week service from Riga to the Hungarian capital. Leaving from North Hub Riga the first flight will take place on 16 May 2011. More »


Budapest Airport welcomes Qatar Airways and its first direct flights from the Middle East

Budapest Airport welcomed its first Middle Eastern scheduled carrier this week when Qatar Airways, flight number QR943, touched down yesterday (17 January) at 13.45.

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Budapest Airport: A hundred thousand more passengers in 2010

8 190 089 passengers – that is how many passengers have arrived at or departed from the international airport of Budapest by the end of December 2010. This means that following some decrease during the peak of the economic crisis, the Hungarian aviation industry has started growing again. More »


A Parade of Hungarian and global brands

Practically all available commercial areas have been leased in Budapest Airport’s new SkyCourt building at Terminal 2. Three months prior to opening, the fit-out of a series of shops presenting well-known Hungarian and international luxury brands, fast food restaurants and catering outlets offering special delicacies has begun at the new terminal. More »


Főtaxi carries Budapest Airport passengers

In line with the relevant contract, Főtaxi serves passengers at all terminals of Budapest Airport from 7th December. More »