CNN Business Traveler filmed at Budapest Airport
Richard Quest, the world known presenter of CNN Business Traveler program and his crew shot a special report about tourism attractions in Budapest and also about Budapest Airport and the situation after Malév-bankruptcy.
The special report is scheduled to be broadcast on 14th June 2012 on CNN.
Efforts to recover air traffic after the collapse of Malév, investments made by Budapest Airport in the last couple of years to develop the airport, the future of tourism in Hungary. Among many other things these were the topics covered by CNN’s Richard Quest and his team at Budapest Airport and the Hungarian capitol during the last days.
Richard Quest also interviewed Jost Lammers, CEO of Budapest Airport in SkyCourt, the 100 million Euro new Terminal 2 building of the airport. Mr. Lammers has described in details all the efforts made by Budapest Airport to recover air traffic in Hungary after the abrupt bankruptcy of Malév, the quick response of both traditional and low-cost carriers to fill the market gap created by the grounding of the Hungarian national flag carrier and the necessity to eliminate obstacles to start new services on regulated routes, like Moscow, Kiev, Tel Aviv and Istanbul.
CNNs team have also filmed about Wizz Air, the Hungarian low-cost carrier based in Budapest and Ryanair that have returned with five aircraft to the Hungarian market after the grounding of Malév. They have also recorded shots about SkyCourt, the new Terminal 2 development of Budapest Airport that has won a series of international architecture and tourism awards for its high standards of services provided for passengers. Budapest Airport has also informed the viewers of CNN that it has to close down Terminal 1 and re-locate all airlines to Terminal 2. from 30th May 2012.