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2016/12/13 14:04:16

airberlin carried the 11 Millionth Passenger of Budapest Airport

Ferenc Liszt International Airport has just welcomed its 11 millionth passengers. Passenger traffic at the airport has broken the previous record in three consecutive years; so far this year it has increased by 10%. The special event was celebrated by the airport with airberlin as the eleven millionth passenger boarded their flight to Berlin Tegel this morning. More »

2016/12/07 16:19:51

TAP Portugal returns with Lisbon-Budapest flights in summer 2017

TAP Portugal has announced the re-launch of direct flights between Budapest and the Portuguese capital, Lisbon. The route will operate as of 1 July 2017, every day except Fridays, seven times a week in total, with Airbus A319 type aircraft. More »

2016/12/07 12:45:31

Budapest Airport: Cargo Volume Exceeds 100 000 tons

An astonishing amount of cargo is carried right over our heads: in the last days of November, this year’s air cargo volume exceeded 100 thousand tons at Ferenc Liszt Airport. The results perfectly illustrate the excellent performance of domestic companies, as the volume of export cargo carried by aircraft now exceeds the volume of import cargo. More »

2016/11/24 16:23:32

Wizz Air reveals Budapest livery aircraft at Budapest Airport

BUDAPEST 2024 DESIGN LIVERY AIRCRAFT JOINS THE FLEET
Wizz Air, the largest low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, in partnership with Budapest Airport and the Budapest 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Bid, revealed today the livery of its Budapest aircraft. More »

2016/11/22 13:46:02

Air Cargo: Wild Horses Flown From the Hortobágy to the Russian Steppe

No less than 14 wild horses (called Przewalski’s horse) kept in the Hortobágy National Park were flown from Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport to the city of Orenburg on the steppe beyond the Ural Mountains. This endangered sub-species of wild horses became extinct in their original habitat, the Central Asian and Mongolian steppe, but some of these rare animals are now relocated from the Hortobágy stock to a nature reserve near Orenburg. More »

2016/11/03 13:36:55

easyJet bringing more flights to Budapest

Budapest, 3 November 2016. easyJet’s new flight to Venice has arrived, taking the number of new destinations offered by the largest British low-cost carrier this year to two, with another, Amsterdam, to follow in 2017. More »

2016/10/21 15:00:28

Lufthansa Technik opens a new Engineering Services Center in Budapest

Lufthansa Technik AG, Germany’s leading aircraft maintenance and engineering company opened a new Aircraft Engineering Services Center at Budapest Airport today. The new Budapest-based aircraft engineering services center will focus its activities around the Boeing 737 aircraft - one of the most popular types among narrow-body medium-haul aircraft - and some general non-aircraft type related support services. More »

2016/10/13 11:23:33

Cargo volume continues to grow at Budapest Airport

Handover of the new Cargo City is scheduled for 2018 on the extensive development area next to Terminal 2 of Budapest Airport; until then, enhancements of current capacities will be implemented, disclosed René Droese, Property Director of Budapest Airport. He believes this step is inevitable as the uplift in air cargo so far this year in Budapest is flying. Traditional air cargo volume is spectacularly high, but courier operators are also experiencing increasing volumes. More »

2016/10/11 14:03:15

Strong interest towards Budapest: airport presence at Expo Real

Budapest Airport has been a successful partner of the joint Budapest stand at the largest European real estate and property investment forum in Munich. Expo Real has attracted 1764 exhibitors from all over the world, which represents a 3 % increase compared with 2015. More »

2016/10/07 14:18:47

IAAC wins Budapest Airport advertising concession, while Interchange extends FOREX partnership

Budapest Airport continues to experience impressive double-digit traffic growth into the latter part of 2016, proving once again the solidity of its expansion, while commercial developments and upgrades complement the airport’s advancement. More »

2016/10/04 13:37:15

Jost Lammers, BUD CEO receives Pro Turismo Award

Dr. Miklós Seszták, Minister of National Development in charge of tourism in Hungary has awarded Jost Lammers, CEO of Budapest Airport with the prestigious Pro Tursimo award. This is an official Ministerial acknowledgment of constant efforts undertaken by the leader of Budapest Airport to attract new airlines to Budapest and Hungary. More »

2016/09/29 15:21:50

Qatar Airways Cargo adds third weekly freighter to Budapest

Qatar Airways Cargo has announced that they will increase their weekly flights to three freighters between Doha and Budapest as of 7 October 2016. This comes only after half a year of successful cargo flights between Qatar and Budapest operated by Qatar Airways Cargo. More »

2016/09/15 16:07:55

Budapest Airport welcomes the arrival of Air Algérie

Having already added an exceptional 16 new destinations so far in 2016, Budapest Airport has today further expanded its route network by welcoming the arrival of a direct link to Africa’s largest nation in relation to land size, Algeria. The Hungarian gateway, which continues to record an average 10% passenger traffic growth per year, celebrated the commencement of the service with Air Algérie. More »

2016/09/07 13:53:22

Airport hotel to be developed in cooperation of Budapest Airport and WING Zrt

The time capsule of the first hotel in Hungary with direct terminal access was placed at Ferenc Liszt International Airport. The 145-room ibis Styles Budapest Airport Hotel also featuring conference facilities is scheduled for completion in 18 months. More »

2016/08/25 17:00:12

SWISS presents its latest aircraft in Budapest

Barely a month after it entered service, SWISS presented its latest acquisition, the world’s newest passenger airliner, to the Hungarian and international media in Budapest. The 125-seater Bombardier CS100 compares favorably to other aircraft of similar size, with its quiet, efficient and environmentally friendly operation. More »

2016/08/23 15:13:59

Budapest Airport to build new logistics base for DHL Express

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 a new facility built in the Airport Business Park in 2013. More »

2016/08/16 08:30:39

World class selection offered in stores at Budapest Airport

The marketing campaign of Budapest Airport called “Love Candy” was nominated for the finals of this year’s competition of the prestigious international journal Frontier Magazine where alongside London Heathrow and Seoul Incheon International of South Korea who will fight for the first prize in October. This also indicates that Budapest Airport offers a retail and F&B selection to passengers this summer which is truly world class. More »

2016/08/01 14:38:37

Air cargo volume grows dynamically at Budapest Airport

Air cargo volume passing through Budapest Airport has increased by no less than 11.3% since the beginning of the year. The bulk of this was transported by cargo carriers, but belly cargo volumes grew just as strongly. More »

2016/07/06 16:38:50

Venice becomes Budapest Airport’s latest destination with easyJet

Having already celebrated 14 new links during this summer season, Budapest Airport lines up another network enhancement and has announced easyJet’s first link to Italy from the capital city airport. Seeing an attractive gap in the market, the low-cost-carrier (LCC) will be connecting Budapest to Venice Marco Polo Airport – the city’s main airport – with a thrice-weekly service from 31 October. More »

2016/07/04 11:22:12

Budapest Airport goes east with Asiana Airlines

Last year Hungary welcomed more than 100,000 visitors from Korea, most arriving by land; last Friday, Budapest Airport welcomed its first direct connection to South Korea, launching a weekly service to Seoul Incheon Airport. With the number of Korean visitors having tripled over the last five years the Hungarian gateway’s latest new airline partner, Asiana Airlines, now links Budapest to South Korea’s largest airport. More »

2016/06/30 12:08:55

bud:2020: 50-billion-HUF development planned by airport

Budapest Airport is planning to implement a 50-billion-HUF development program called ‘bud:2020’ over the next five years. One of the most important elements of the program is the new pier B, and numerous priority projects such as the airport hotel as well as a series of logistics and security developments are also to commence soon. BUD CEO Jost Lammers covered the subject in detail in an interview in HVG just out today. More »

2016/06/20 10:50:37

Budapest Airport boosts Bulgarian links

Having already exceeding four million passengers in 2016, Budapest Airport is showing early signs of surpassing latest forecasts predicting 11.1 million passengers by year-end. Continuing to expand its solid route network, the Hungarian gateway has welcomed its latest new airline partner, celebrating the inaugural flight of Bulgaria Air’s four times weekly connection to Sofia. More »

2016/06/15 10:14:01

Lufthansa Technik brings new high-tech jobs to Budapest Airport

Lufthansa Technik AG, Germany’s leading aircraft maintenance and engineering company will open a new aircraft engineering center in Budapest adding to its present aircraft maintenance center. The new Budapest-based aircraft engineering services center will focus its activities around the Boeing 737 aircraft - one of the most popular types among narrow-body medium-haul aircraft - and some general non aircraft type related support services. More »

2016/06/14 15:24:00

Air Canada rouge celebrates introduction of non-stop service from Budapest-Toronto

Hungarian Capital is one of six European launch destinations this summer
Air Canada rouge marked its new seasonal non-stop service from Budapest to Toronto today with a celebration at Budapest Airport. Air Canada rouge is Air Canada’s leisure airline and will operate three flights per week from the Hungarian capital to Air Canada’s Toronto hub, Toronto Pearson International Airport, until 15 October 2016 (westbound). More »

2016/05/26 17:22:04

Heinemann gives a fresh look to its brand stores at Budapest Airport – flying start to the summer travel season

Budapest 26th May 2016. Gebr. Heinemann has stepped up and streamlined its retail presence at Budapest Airport by finishing a series of brand shop facelifts just before the beginning of the summer 2016 travel season. Last year Heinemann managed to increase its sales above the record passenger growth of Budapest Airport and the new shops with well-sought international fashion and accessories brands will add to this rise in sales. More »

2016/05/09 11:18:33

Taxi drivers’ strike Tuesday afternoon 10th May 2016

Taxi drivers have announced that they will be holding a traffic slowing demonstration on the airport express road in the afternoon of Tuesday 10 May 2016, between 14:30 and 18:00 hours. We advise our passengers to access the airport via M0 motorway during this period. More »

2016/05/02 15:53:29

Major development: new pier to be constructed at Budapest Airport

The public procurement notice regarding the construction of a new pier to be connected with Terminal 2 of Ferenc Liszt International Airport has been published. With an estimated investment of EUR 16.9 million (HUF 5.2 billion), an additional ten thousand square meters will be added to the current passenger area of the terminal. Physical construction is expected to commence in January 2017 and it will take 18 months to complete. More »

2016/05/05 16:39:31

Lettable offices directly at Budapest Airport - JLL has been exclusively appointed to represent BUD Offices

JLL has been exclusively appointed to represent the landlord in the letting of the office spaces in several properties at Budapest Airport. More »

2016/04/28 22:20:21

Budapest Airport to add more than a thousand parking spaces

Due to the continuous increase in traffic, Budapest Airport has decided to expand its car parks, to further improve the travel experience for passengers. The development will add more than a thousand new parking spaces, whereby passengers will have a choice of three different long term parking products, from summer 2016. More »