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.
Wizz Air will launch its first flight to the Norwegian holiday resort of Sandefjord on 12 July, where sandy beaches, Viking relics and whale-watching tours await holiday-makers.SkyEurope returns to Budapest Airport with a flight to Italy. As of 8 June, the low cost airline will fly the Budapest-Trieste route twice a week. Trieste is not only the gateway to northern Italy, but is also a great tourist destination, a unique mix of Italian, Slovenian and Austrian culture.Another new feature compared to the summer of 2007 is the presence of Ryanair in Budapest. The Irish carrier primarily transports passengers to Great Britain.Numerous airlines will increase the frequency of their existing flights: Malév will fly to Madrid fourteen times a week as opposed to seven so far. Clickair will also expand its traffic to Iberia, increasing the number of flights to Barcelona from two to four a week. During the Olympic Games, Hainan will fly to Beijing five times a week, and Sterling four times a week to Copenhagen. Wizz Air will carry passengers eleven times a week between Budapest and London. In addition to scheduled airlines, Budapest Airport will also welcome new charter flights this summer, operated by airlines such as Air Slovakia, Bulgaria Air and Tunisair.