Air Partner to operate direct flights from Budapest to Rio for 2016 Olympics


BUDAPEST, Hungary – With the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games on the blocks for August, global aviation services group Air Partner has teamed up with Tensi Sport & Holiday to offer exclusive direct flights from Budapest to Rio de Janeiro.

Tensi Aviation – which has been Air Partner’s sales agent in Hungary for over ten years – is the partner company of Tensi Sport and Holiday, the Official Travel Agent for the Hungarian Olympic Committee and also Hungary’s Authorized Ticket Reseller for the Games.

Air Partner is responsible for transporting the entire Hungarian Olympic team over to Rio and is operating four aircraft on the outbound Budapest to Rio leg and four on the inbound leg – routes not served by scheduled services. By booking their trip through Tensi, members of the public have the opportunity to travel like an Olympian and secure their place on one of these direct flights. Packages are available for three different date periods and offer a range of hotels to choose from.

Bernhard Egger, Country Manager at Air Partner Austria, said: “The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be an incredible event and we are delighted to be offering direct flights as part of our ongoing relationship with Tensi. We cannot wait to help people enjoy the trip of a lifetime by making their journey to and from Rio as seamless and enjoyable as possible.”

Commenting on the partnership, Ibolya Akar, Managing Director at Tensi Aviation Ltd., said: “There are many people in Austria who would love to support our national team out in Rio and Tensi is committed to creating the perfect holiday for them. Thanks to our association with Air Partner, we are able to offer people the chance to fly directly to Rio, which is not possible by commercial airline.”