Celebrating three of the capital city airport’s new links
Photo caption: Welcoming easyJet’s second link to Italy from Budapest Airport on 31 October along with crew were: William Vet, Commercial Manager for Netherlands, easyJet and Balázs Bogáts, Head of Airline Development, Budapest Airport. The low-cost carrier (LCC) will be connecting the Hungarian gateway to Venice Marco Polo Airport – the city’s main airport – with a thrice-weekly service. As well as recently announcing a new link to Amsterdam from 6 February 2017, the LCC will now operate eight routes from Hungary, the new links joining London Gatwick, Berlin, Paris, Lyon, Basel and Geneva on the carrier’s network.
Photo caption: Starting Budapest’s new link to Bavaria, Ryanair began its daily service to Nuremberg on 1 November. Home to one of Hungary’s largest expat communities, with more than 60,000 Hungarians living in the region, the growing number of indirect passengers from Bavaria will welcome the in-demand direct link. Facing no competition on the airport pair, the low-cost carrier now serves a total of 20 routes from the Hungarian gateway .
Photo caption: Launching Budapest’s first route to Lanzarote, Wizz Air’s inaugural flight to the easternmost Canary Island was welcomed on 2 November by Balázs Bogáts, Head of Airline Development, Budapest Airport, and Tamara Vallois, Head of Communications, Wizz Air (right). Alongside the recently announced new destinations for S17 – Faro, Hannover, Bergen and Lamezia Terme – the new weekly service to Lanzarote means that Budapest’s home-based carrier will connect Hungary’s capital to 58 cities.