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2013/12/16

More flights to Warsaw with LOT

Polish carrier LOT will increase the frequency of its flights between Warsaw and Budapest from three to four a day as of March 2014. The airline justified the significant expansion with increased demand and the development of its network. Budapest Airport welcomes LOT’s decision, as passenger numbers are expected to grow considerably on this route. More »

2013/12/11

SPAR supermarket handed over at Budapest Airport

The new SPAR supermarket on the arrivals level of Terminal 2B at Budapest Airport has been officially handed over, and will open tomorrow 12 December. The nearly 300-square-meter City SPAR is a store concept by the SPAR group aimed specifically at comfortable and quick shopping, and will thus fit in fully with passengers’ needs. The opening of the airport supermarket creates 21 new jobs. More »

2013/12/10

Budapest Airport signs historic agreement with BKK

The leaders of Budapest Airport and the Budapest Transport Center (BKK) have signed a historic cooperation agreement that aims to improve all areas of ground transportation services to and from the airport. The document brings ground transportation services in line with the changes that have taken place in recent months in the city of Budapest. More »

2013/12/06

Budapest Airport welcomes world cargo conference in Hungary

Hungary will be the venue of the 14th Freighter and Belly Cargo World Conference in Budapest. Delegates from all over the world of the air cargo and aviation industry will meet from 21 to 23 September in Budapest. More »

2013/11/29

Pleasant Christmas Surprise to Ryanair Passengers

Budapest Airport and Ryanair have come up with a pleasant Christmas surprise enabling passengers to take onboard minor size duty free items purchased before departure. For the first time, small size duty free items will be allowed onboard Ryanair aircraft. This new rule comes in to effect as of 1st December 2013 on all flights of Ryanair across their network, including from Budapest Airport. More »

2013/11/28

Here’s something you don’t see every day: “Pothole” repair at the airport

Concrete repair works are continuing apace on runway I at Budapest Airport. Specialists must repair surface defects on the concrete runway used for landings and takeoffs before winter sets is, as the frosty weather could cause more damage. It is important not to let that happen, partly for aviation safety reasons. During the past six years alone, Budapest Airport spent no less than 7.5 billion HUF (25 million EUR) on the modernization and maintenance of concrete surfaces and the related technical equipment. More »

2013/11/27

Airport chapel reopens

Following an intermission of a few years, the ecumenical chapel / room of silence at Budapest Airport reopened on 26 November. The facility was fitted out by the airport operator as part of its own development project. More »

2013/11/12

Visitor terrace to remain open during the winter

Budapest Airport has decided to keep the recently renovated and reopened visitor terrace on the roof of Terminal 2A open during the winter as well. In view of the winter weather, the terrace will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. every day during this period. The facility is very popular with visitors to the airport as it allows a glimpse into the life of the airport, the arrival and departure of aircraft and ground handling activities. Should the safety of visitors be jeopardized due to intense snowfall or ice, Budapest Airport may suspend the operation of the terrace. More »

2013/11/11

Budapest Airport opens picture gallery

Budapest Airport inaugurated an exhibition space along the corridor linking the arrivals levels of Terminals 2A and 2B. The exhibition area, called BUD Gallery, will primarily be used to accommodate photography exhibitions. First to be displayed are a series of photographs depicting the works of contemporary Hungarian jewelry designers. More »

2013/11/11

Jet2.com adds East Midlands to its Budapest Airport network

8th November, Jet2.com, the expanding low cost leisure carrier, introduced a brand new route to Budapest from East Midlands Airport. The new service, operating on Mondays and Fridays through the year round provides a direct link to central England and complements Jet2.com’s established services to Hungary’s capital from Leeds Bradford. Manchester and Edinburgh Airports. The first flight took off from East Midlands at 15:00 hours, into Budapest at 17:55. Budapest departures leave at 18:40, arriving into East Midlands at 21:35. More »

2013/10/31

DHL celebrates grand opening of new terminal

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL is operating from a new terminal at Budapest Airport. Budapest Airport Business Park has provided a state-of-the-art facility, strategically located with easy access to highways and with direct connection to the airport. The new building will serve as a logistics center for both DHL Global Forwarding and DHL Freight, leveraging synergies for the efficient handling of international as well as domestic shipments. DHL Global Forwarding already started operations in August, whereas DHL Freight will move to its new premises in December. Underlining the significance of the united business locations, Frank Appel, CEO of Deutsche Post DHL attended the grand opening ceremony. He was joined by customers, journalists and politicians. More »

2013/10/29

Vueling returns to Budapest: New flight from Barcelona

Next summer, passengers will once again have the opportunity to travel between Barcelona and Budapest with a direct flight by the Spanish airline Vueling, the company has announced. Vueling last operated to Budapest in 2011; in 2014 it is returning to the Hungarian market with three flights per week. In addition to tourists, Vueling also aims to attract business travelers with the new service. More »

2013/11/04

Plaque commemorating Ferenc Liszt unveiled at Budapest Airport

A plaque commemorating the 202nd anniversary of the birth of the world-famous Hungarian Romantic composer Ferenc Liszt has been unveiled near the entrance to Terminal 2B, at the airport bearing his name. More »

2013/10/29

Budapest Airport hand over new warehouse for Lufthansa Technik

Budapest Airport has concluded another successful investment into improving the facilities at the airport. The airport operator has constructed a 2 000 square meter warehouse facility for Lufthansa Technik in order to support the MRO-facility’s business. More »

2013/10/29

Budapest Airport celebrates launch of first ever commercial flight to brand new Dubai World Central Airport

Budapest became the World’s first city to be linked to the newest international airport, Dubai World Central, Al Maktoum International, when its leading scheduled carrier Wizz Air inaugu-rated scheduled flights from Budapest Airport last Sunday. More »

2013/10/28

Budapest Airport performing better

Budapest Airport achieved its highest ever scores in the independent, international passenger satisfaction survey performed at 281 airports around the world and recognized as the industry leading airport passengers satisfaction survey. 71 airports in Europe participate with all main airports represented in this quarterly survey. Based on this, it can be stated that, through many years of hard work, Budapest Airport has fought its way up to the elite group of European airports in terms of service quality, being particularly strong in the standard of commercial and terminal services. More »

2013/10/22

More flights to be launched from Budapest

Barely a few days after Norwegian announced the launch of a new Budapest-London Gatwick flight next spring, other airlines have decided to increase frequencies from the Hungarian capital. In parallel, Budapest Airport is launching a fall travel campaign together with the airlines, focusing primarily on city breaks. More »

2013/10/22

Norwegian launches new flight between Budapest and Gatwick

Budapest Airport welcomes the announcement by Norwegian Air Shuttle to launch three flights a week between Budapest and London Gatwick Airport. This takes the number of cities directly accessible from the Hungarian capital with the Norwegian low cost carrier to five. The new service will be launched as of the next summer schedule, from 30 March 2014, with tickets already available through Norwegian’s booking system. More »

2013/10/16

Budapest Airport cuts parking fees

Budapest Airport has further reduced prices in some of its car parks, in accordance with the needs of passengers and visitors to the airport. Meanwhile, the online booking system introduced during the summer has been fine-tuned to offer more flexibility. More »

2013/10/08

Budapest Airport scoops ERA’s Airport Achievement Award and ASQ Fieldwork Award

Budapest Airport was last night named as winner of the European Regions Airline Association’s (ERA) Airport Achievement Award, coinciding with the Association’s Gala Dinner during its annual assembly in Salzburg, Austria. The award was presented to Chief Commercial Officer Kam Jandu by ERA Director General Simon McNamara. A panel of independent judges drawn from member airlines, journalists and industry leaders praised the airport for achieving a very fast recovery after losing its major carrier. “Airport management has reacted swiftly to create new business opportunities and has succeeded in rebuilding the lost network in less than a year. At the same time its passenger services have developed in a positive direction, including the ongoing improvement of departure punctuality. This is an outstanding achievement,” they noted. More »

2013/09/30

First ever: Runway Run on the runway

A race unprecedented so far in Europe took place on Runway 1 (13R/31R) of Budapest Airport jointly organized by Budapest Airport, Nike and Wizz Air. With the participation of 250 invited runners, the special half marathon relay called Runway Run was completed on the 3-km stretch of concrete at the airport. The amount collected from the sponsors of the charity run will be used for supporting sports activities of college students in need. More »

2013/09/26

Budapest Airport: Fall roadshow

This year Budapest Airport’s Business Unit Commercial once again organized a very successful nationwide roadshow to present to the representatives of travel agencies in large cities throughout the country the changes expected, as well as the new destinations and services offered at Budapest Airport. More »

2013/09/24

Budapest Airport celebrates launch of Wizz Air flights to Moscow

Budapest Airport marked the inaugural Wizz Air flight from Budapest to Moscow, today, 23 September 2013. The flight, which will operate five times a week, departed on time at 11.05 arriving into Moscow's Vnukovo airport at 15.30 local. This new route, which will be operated on an Airbus A320 will serve a year round schedule on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday with return flights departing Moscow on the same days at 16.05. More »

2013/09/20

Budapest Airport streamlines its structure

Budapest Airport has announced further structural management changes in order to better serve its passengers and airline partners, to streamline its daily operations. This step marks a further reorganization of the airport company’s structure during the last two years to answer the challenges posed by the profound changes in the aviation market in Hungary and in Europe. More »

2013/09/20

To Minsk and Belgrade with Belavia

As of today, a direct aerial connection has been established between the capitals of Hungary and Belarus, as the first flight of the Belorussian national carrier Belavia from Minsk landed in Budapest in the early afternoon. The Embraer E-175 type aircraft was welcomed by Alexander Hainovski, Belorussian ambassador to Budapest, as well as Serbian ambassador Rade Drobac, since the new flight continues its journey from Budapest to Belgrade, thereby also linking Serbia to Hungary and Belarus. More »

2013/09/11

Budapest Airport welcomes the latest Wizz Air aircraft

Budapest Airport welcomes the latest announcement from Wizz Air on expanding its fleet stationed in Budapest and thereby adding further capacity at Budapest Airport as of the 2014 summer schedule. The new aircraft, an Airbus A320, will arrive in Budapest next spring. More »

2013/08/18

First aircraft of Sólyom Hungarian Airways arrived

This afternoon the first aircraft of Sólyom Hungarian Airways a Boeing B 737-500 type aircraft with code HA-SHA has arrived to Budapest. The aircraft first „saluted” its new home arbase with a low-level flypast and then landed at Runway 31L of Budapest Airport. More »

2013/08/14

Online parking a big hit with passengers this summer

Budapest Airport has had to provide additional parking spaces near Terminal 2, in order to prevent the Holiday Plus and the Holiday Car Parks filling up. Even the airport operator’s parking specialists have been surprised by just how popular the online booking of parking spaces has become among motorists, in the space of just two months. More »

2013/08/07

DHL moves to Budapest Airport Business Park

DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist within Deutsche Post DHL relocated to its new premises situated in Budapest Airport Business Park today. 3 000 sq meters of office space and 7 800 sq meters of warehouse are at the company’s disposal. More »

2013/08/02

Wizz Air Launch Istanbul Flight

The first scheduled flight of Wizz Air to Istanbul took off. The airline will fly between Budapest and Istanbul four times a week, on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, and Wizz Air is planning to fly daily from March 2014 onwards. The new flight is the latest new route to be announced by the fast growing Wizz Air. More »

2013/07/29

Budapest Airport welcomes Wizz Air Moscow flight

Budapest Airport welcomes the start of Wizz Air’s service to Moscow Vnukovo International Airport from Monday 23d September 2013. The launch of a new service to a new airport in Moscow (Aeroflot flies to Sheremetyevo Airport) by Wizz Air provides wider choice to passengers and access to a series of domestic Russian and Central Asian destinations from the same airport. More »

2013/07/18

Budapest Airport welcomes the return of Jet2.com route from Leeds Bradford

Budapest Airport announces that Jet2.com will reinstate its direct twice weekly service from Leeds Bradford Airport effective April 2014 making it the only airline operating the route to the Central European hub. Jet2.com already serves Budapest from Edinburgh, Manchester and East Midlands Airports and the addition of Leeds Bradford means that it will now offer more choice of UK departure airport direct to the Hungarian capital than any other airline. More »

2013/07/16

Budapest Airport introduces credit card payment in its car parks

In July, ahead of the summer peak season, Budapest Airport installed credit card readers in all of the pay machines located in its car parks at the airport. Customers can therefore pay for parking by credit card at all pay stations, in addition to the customer service offices. With this upgrade, long awaited by passengers and motorists, the airport operator becomes one of only a handful of service providers offering this option in the country. More »

2013/07/15

Lufthansa Technik expands and creates new jobs at BUD

Lufthansa Technik Budapest increases its operational area by leasing further 2 000 sq meters of warehouse space from Budapest Airport. By this move the major German aircraft maintenance company will be able to increase its operations in Budapest in order to cope with the increasing business demand. In connection with this Lufthansa Technik will be able increase its workforce in Budapest by almost 10 %. More »

2013/07/01

75 Years of LOT’s Budapest-Warsaw Route

The first scheduled flight connecting Budapest and Warsaw took off exactly 75 years ago on 1 July 1938, jointly operated by LOT of Poland and Malért of Hungary. Passengers on board the historic anniversary flight were welcomed by Budapest Airport and LOT Polish Airlines in the terminal. More »

2013/06/26

From Budapest to Sofia – With Bulgaria Air

As of today, the Bulgarian and Hungarian capitals are directly connected again. Bulgarian national carrier Bulgaria Air is to operate its Sofia/Budapest flight four times per week with brand-new Brazilian Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft. More »

2013/06/26

Hungarian Brands Popular at Terminal

The promotion campaign of Pick salami was successfully concluded at Terminal 2 of Budapest Airport after the Vida wines of the Szekszárd region and the products of the Royal Tokaji winery. Hungarian salami – Pick and Herz – was the main focus of the campaign lasting for a month jointly organized by Budapest Airport, Heinemann Duty Free, and salami producer Pick Zrt of Szeged. More »

2013/06/25

Noise Protection for EUR 1 Million

Budapest Airport completed a state-of-the-art ground run-up enclosure (engine testing site) at Ferenc Liszt International Airport investing about HUF 300 million. The structure assembled from special sound insulation and jet blast deflector panels was officially inaugurated today. The project – included in the noise protection program of Budapest Airport – had no precedent over the last decades in Hungary. The inauguration ceremony of the new facility was attended by Attila Ughy, mayor of district 18, Member of Parliament (FIDESZ) as well as other mayors and municipal representatives of several communities around the airport. More »

2013/06/25

Incredible: Airbus Pulled With Teeth

Hungarian professional strong man Sinka “Popeye” Zsolt performed a stunt worthy of making it to the Guinness book of records: applying his bodily strength – more precisely, his teeth – he pulled a 180-seater Airbus A 320 aircraft of Hungarian carrier Wizz Air on the apron of Terminal 1 of Budapest Airport all by himself. More »

2013/06/18

Budapest Airport welcomes Wizz flight to Baku

Budapest Airport welcomes the launch of scheduled service of Wizz Air to the capitol of Azerbaijan. The aircraft of the Hungarian low-cost carrier will depart twice a week at 21.25 from Budapest and will return the next day from Baku at 05.50 hours in the morning. This is the first regular intercontinental night-flight of Wizz Air from Budapest. More »

2013/06/14

From the airplane into an Audi

No less than 850 journalists from all around the world will have an opportunity to test and drive the brand new, all-Hungarian made Audi A3 Sedan model starting out from Budapest Airport. The world-famous German car manufacturer, which has opened officially its new production plant in Győr this week, will make the media premier of the Audi A3 Sedan for journalists starting out from Budapest Airport. More »

2013/06/10

Online parking at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport has introduced an online parking system for all suitable car parks at the airport. The move is part of a program intended to develop the quality of parking products, and is expected to quickly become popular with passengers due to the discounts provided. More »

2013/06/07

Turkish delight: Wizz starts flights to Istanbul

Budapest Airport welcomes the announcement of Wizz Air about the start of weekly 4 flights between the Hungarian capital and Istanbul. The low cost carrier has just announced that they will start flying to Istanbul’s Sabiha Gökçen Airport on the banks of the Bosporus from 2nd August 2013. More »

2013/06/06

Visitor terrace to reopen in the summer

From the middle of summer, visitors and aviation enthusiasts will once again be able to use the observation terrace located on the roof of Terminal 2A, after Budapest Airport commenced the security development required for the reopening of the facility. The works will take four weeks; then, once the usage permit has been received, the terrace will be opened to the public. More »

2013/06/07

Summer jewelry sale at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport’s retail partners are launching their summer promotions and sales at the SkyCourt one after the other. Although the last few days have been characterized by rain and showers in Budapest, the summer has already arrived at Terminal 2, at least with respect to shopping and prices. More »

2013/05/23

Budapest Airport bids final farewell to the tents at the basic boarding gates

As of this week, passengers departing from Terminal 2B are also able to use the basic boarding gates at Budapest Airport. The new system, designed to protect passengers from weather extremities, has been operating on the apron in front of Terminal 2A for more than a week. More »

2013/05/02

UTair Landed: New Flight to St.Petersburg from Budapest

The route network of Budapest Airport includes a new Russian destination after the launch of UTair’s new flight to be connecting the Hungarian capital and Saint Petersburg twice a week going forward. UTair is based in Western Siberia, and its Boeing 737-500 aircraft arrive in Budapest on Wednesday and Sunday from Saint Petersburg. This route has been missing from the network of Budapest Airport for more than a year. More »

2013/04/25

New Full Flight Simulator at BUD

Construction works are underway at full speed at Budapest Airport with the new flight simulator training center to be installed and inaugurated early May this year. Dutch Flight Simulation Company b.v. (FSC) has signed a ten-year contract to lease the building that will accommodate a state-of-the-art Airbus A320 full flight simulator and a crew training center to Wizz Air. More »

2013/04/21

Strike actions at Lufthansa

Dear passengers, trade union ver.di has announced nationwide warning strike actions at Lufthansa for Monday, 22 April 2013. The strike affects nearly all flights in Europe and Germany, including all flights to and from Budapest. Flights operated by Germanwings will not be affected. More »

2013/04/19

New Flights For Summer

A series of new flights are launched in the summer schedule period at Budapest Airport with new destinations ranging from Helsinki to Baku. The flight launches are distributed almost evenly between traditional and discount carriers. More »

2013/04/05

SAS Landed – Double Launch at Budapest Airport

Early in the afternoon at 12:40 and 13:15 yesterday, the two new flights of Scandinavian Airlines from Copenhagen and Oslo landed at Budapest Airport on schedule. SAS is returning to the Budapest market with six flights per week from the capital of Denmark and three times per week from the capital of Norway. The first flights were welcomed at Budapest Airport by the Swedish and Norwegian ambassador and the Commercial Counselor of Denmark in Hungary. More »

2013/04/05

Directly to the Midlands with Jet2.com

As of November, low-cost carrier Jet2.com is to launch a new flight to the heart of the Midlands, East Midlands airport. The flight will be operated twice a week, on Monday and Friday, connecting Budapest and the largest airport of the Midlands region with easy access to three big cities: Nottingham, Derby, and Leicester. This important destination has been missing from the route network of Budapest Airport for a long time. More »

2013/04/09

Airport Business Park construction is underway

The construction project has reached a spectacular phase in the area designated for the Airport Business Park. The office and warehouse facility of DHL, the first tenant, is expected to be completed by the beginning of the summer, and the reinforced concrete roof structure is being built already. The end result will be a building comprising 8000 square meters of warehouse space and 3000 square meters of office space. More »

2013/03/27

Budapest Airport: The most attractive company in the Hungarian logistics industry

Employees and students participating in an anonymous survey conducted by the consulting company Aon Hewitt HR have named Budapest Airport as the most popular workplace in the logistics industry in Hungary. Aon Hewitt asked 14 000 people as part of its Employer Brand Survey about their expectations regarding the labor market, their opinions on companies and where they would prefer to work. Budapest Airport received the most votes in the area of transport/logistics. More »

2013/03/25

Normal winter operations at Budapest Airport

The operation of Budapest Airport has remained undisturbed by the snow. Budapest Airport is making every effort to ensure that flights should be able to operate safely. Minor delays are possible on account of the obligatory de-icing procedure before depart. More »

2013/03/22

Single runway operation again during Earth Hour

As is now traditional, this year Budapest Airport is once again participating in the global environmental initiative called Earth Hour. The Hungarian capital airport will close one of its runways, switch off the related lights and reduce energy consumption in passenger circulation areas and in the nearly 300 buildings located at the airport for an hour at 8:30 p.m. on 23 March. More »

2013/03/14

Budapest Airport prepares for snowfall

The entire snow fleet at Budapest Airport is on standby with an increased headcount, in anticipation of the snowstorm expected today, 14 March 2013, in the late afternoon or early evening. The airport operator has been busy taking preparatory measures since the morning, so that flights should continue to arrive and depart safely, even when the expected sudden, intense snowfall arrives. Budapest Airport advises passengers to plan their journey to the airport carefully during the next 24 hours, in order to ensure that all passengers should reach their flights. More »

2013/03/08

Budapest Airport lobbying for new flights at the ITB

Managers from Budapest Airport’s Business Unit Aviation are meeting with airlines in Berlin to lobby for capacity and frequency increases on existing flights and the launch of new flights. The airport operator is striving to boost inbound tourism to Hungary together with its strategic partner, the Hungarian National Tourism Organization (HNTO) at the 47th Internationale Tourismus Börse (ITB), Europe’s largest tourism exhibition and fair. More »

2013/03/06

Vida wines in the SkyCourt and the Heinemann Duty Free

Budapest Airport, the Heinemann Duty Free and the Vida Family Wine Estate from the Szekszárd wine region in Hungary have embarked on a special wine promotion this spring. Vida wines are available for tasting and for purchase at the SkyCourt and the Heinemann Duty Free shop located in the transit area at Terminal 2A until Easter. More »

2013/03/06

White Nights of St. Petersburg with UTair

As of 28 April, Russian carrier UTair is launching two flights per week between Saint Petersburg and Budapest. UTair, which has its main base in Western Siberia, will operate Boeing 737-500 type aircraft to the Hungarian capital on Wednesdays and Sundays from the historic Russian city located on the Neva River, which is convenient for tourists and businessmen alike. More »

2013/02/28

Budapest Airport welcomes airberlin frequency increase

German carrier airberlin will have daily two flights (including Tuesday and Thursday) between Berlin and Budapest from May 2013. This was announced by Mr. Ottó Gergye, Senior Vice President, Sales Scheduled Services at his Budapest press conference. Airberlin has renewed its flights to Budapest a little more than a year ago. More »

2013/02/19

Wizz Air launches new Budapest – Malta route for May 2013

Wizz Air, Central and Eastern Europe’s largest low cost carrier, has announced the addition of a twice weekly Budapest - Malta flightto its expansive offering from the Hungarian capital. This latest route which begins on 17 May 2013, brings the number of airports served by Wizz Air from Budapest to 35, and the number of countries it operates into to 30. More »

2013/02/19

Budapest Airport continues to expand its route offering

Budapest Airport continues to expand its route offering with enhanced frequency from Alitalia and a new route from Wizz Air. More »

2013/02/08

Budapest Airport: Airline gala and an abundance of awards at Terminal 1

Budapest Airport recognized the performance of the airlines who made the greatest efforts to boost aviation, business travel, tourism and city breaks in Hungary last year in no less than ten categories. The now traditional annual aviation gala and award ceremony was held at a venue with a very special atmosphere this year, none other than Terminal 1, which has been converted into an event center. More »

2013/02/01

Strong performance at Budapest Airport in spite of the Malév bankruptcy

Passenger traffic at Budapest Airport decreased by less than 4.7 percent last year, in spite of the loss of its base carrier and the protracted global economic crisis. The Hungarian capital airport handled a total of 8 504 020 departing and arriving passengers in 2012. However, the drop in air traffic movements, i.e. the number of takeoffs and landings, was much more dramatic, falling by more than 20 percent to 87 560, which is similar to the levels seen ten years ago. More »

2013/01/31

Budapest Airport’s Fast Track gains in popularity

Budapest Airport reports that its highly convenient Fast Track service which is now available to all passengers utilising the Central European hub is rapidly gaining in popularity. The airport welcomes Hungary’s largest airline Wizzair asits first low cost carrier subscriber along with new airlines to Fast Track,Finnair, Air France and KLM. The new subscribers now complement the previous users of the Fast Track service includingAegean, Air Baltic, Alitalia, Qatar and Turkish Airlines. More »

2013/01/31

Norwegian to start B737-800 flights to Helsinki from April

Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA‘Norwegian’, Norway’s publicly-listed expanding low fare carrier, will commence three times weekly flights to Helsinki in Finland from April 11 this year. Flights go on sale with immediate effect at www.norwegian.com with lead-in fares starting from 45 Euros. More »

2013/01/28

Airport property getting off the ground

Original article at The Budapest Times webpage.

Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport consists not only of Terminal 1 and Terminals 2A and 2B but also of many other properties and land suited for property development. Indeed there are so many that there is even a special division for their management and development, which has been led by René Droese since 2007. The Budapest Times spoke to him about the content of the airport’s property portfolio, its current state and its development potential. More »

2013/01/17

Budapest Airport: All Shops Let In Terminal

All free commercial space of Budapest Airport has been taken by tenants; the range of retail and F&B offer at the airport has never been as colorful as it is currently. The two last tenants to move in have also brought global brands to the transit area of SkyCourt and Terminal 2A setting up a Guess and Calvin Klein outlet and a special toy store. Budapest Airport continues to work on further improvements of quality and expansion of services at the terminals. More »

2013/01/08

International recognition for Hungarian brand promotion campaign

The joint summer campaign by Heinemann Duty Free, Zwack Unicum and Budapest Airport has been recognized as “highly commended” by one of the most prestigious travel retail publications in the world. More »

2013/01/03

Budapest Airport launches free Wi-Fi for passengers

Budapest Airport has provided a wireless internet connection for passengers in all departing passenger circulation areas. More »