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Hungary Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Hungary is a landlocked country in Central Europe. Its capital, Budapest, is bisected by the Danube River. Its cityscape is studded with architectural landmarks from Buda’s medieval Castle Hill and grand neoclassical buildings along Pest’s Andrássy Avenue to the 19th-century Chain Bridge. Turkish and Roman influence on Hungarian culture includes the popularity of mineral spas, including at thermal Lake Hévíz.

Wizz Air’s Abu Dhabi launch provides much-needed low-cost competition

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- January 25, 2021 17:47

Wizz Air’s launch will certainly disrupt the market, offering competitive fares and opening up underserved destinations Read More

Budapest Airport announces Chief Commercial Officer’s departure

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- November 3, 2020 18:17

The CCO of Budapest Airport will be leaving the company by mutual agreement, with the airport operator thanking Kam Jandu for his successful and committed work over more than a ... Read More

Unprecedented challenges: Hungarian hotel industry struggles with COVID-19 crisis

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 8, 2020 09:50

Horwath HTL Hungary, in cooperation with the Hungarian Hotel & Restaurant Association, provides a snapshot report based on a national online sentiment survey to reflect on the unprecedented challenges in ... Read More

Wizz Air: Stop union busting in Ukraine!

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- September 10, 2020 19:44

Following attacks on workers’ rights and the freedom of association by Wizz Air in Ukraine, the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) urge authorities to ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines launches Wroclaw flights from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 24, 2020 15:45

Having already added eight new operations during these unprecedented times, Budapest Airport has today further expanded its route network by welcoming the arrival of LOT Polish Airlines’ link to Wroclaw. ... Read More

Luxair launches Luxembourg flights from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 10, 2020 15:20

On a steady course to welcome half a million passengers this month – a robust re-growth following just 80,000 passengers in June during the worldwide pandemic – Budapest Airport is ... Read More

Budapest Airport announces first Mykonos link

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 5, 2020 16:11

Budapest Airport celebrated its first link to Mykonos yesterday, as Wizz Air launched its twice-weekly service to the popular resort in Greece. The home-based airline’s new operation will be the ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines announces fifth route from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020 19:53

LOT Polish Airlines has announced a brand-new route from Budapest Airport to Wroclaw, the fourth-largest city in Poland.  This new service, LOT’s 5th from Budapest, will start on 24 August ... Read More

Budapest Airport’s charity runway race to go ahead

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 29, 2020 16:52

The annual charity race ‘Runway Run’, organised on Budapest Airport’s runway, will be held for the eighth time this year. Runway I will be closed for the duration of the ... Read More

Luxair Luxembourg Airlines flies into Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 22, 2020 15:19

Budapest Airport’s growth continues as the Hungarian capital announces yet another new airline for summer 2020. Luxair, the flag carrier of Luxembourg, will begin a twice-weekly service from 10 August ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines resumes Seoul service from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 21, 2020 17:55

Budapest Airport has today witnessed the resumption of its first long-haul service since many parts of the world came to a standstill during the COVID-19 pandemic. With travel restrictions between ... Read More

Budapest Airport: Accelerated re-growth of passenger traffic

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 15, 2020 16:05

As passenger figures at Budapest Airport begin to grow week by week, the airline development team have reason to celebrate and declare that the Hungarian gateway is more than ready ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines launches 12th and 13th routes from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020 15:30

Budapest Airport and the Hungarian market have witnessed unwavering commitment from LOT Polish Airlines, seeing the flag carrier launch its 12th and 13th routes from Hungary’s capital city at the ... Read More

Wizz Air inaugurates base in Larnaka Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 2, 2020 20:46

Hermes Airports and Wizz Air inaugurated the base of the airline in Cyprus and welcomed the first two of the three aircraft that will be based at Larnaka Airport. This ... Read More

Budapest Airport boosting Middle East market

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 1, 2020 16:21

Budapest Airport has celebrated the significant launch of Wizz Air’s inaugural flight to Abu Dhabi. Welcoming the Hungarian gateway’s first non-stop route to the capital city of the United Arab ... Read More

Budapest Airport reveals new routes with Wizz Air

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 11, 2020 15:56

Budapest Airport has announced that Wizz Air will be expanding operations from the Hungarian gateway during S20, with the addition of Menorca and Santorini. Marking the first time both destinations ... Read More

Czech Republic drops Germany, Hungary & Austria travel bans

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- June 4, 2020 15:42

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis announced today that after re-opening of the border with Slovakia yesterday, Czech Republic will end travel restrictions for Germany, Hungary and Austria tomorrow. The minister ... Read More

Wizz Air announces new base in Larnaca

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- May 28, 2020 22:17

Wizz Air announced today its 28th base in Larnaca. The airline will base 2 Airbus A320 aircraft at Larnaca airport in July 2020. Along with the establishment of the new ... Read More

Budapest Airport reconnects with Croatia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 6, 2020 20:10

Budapest Airport has confirmed that it will once again be connected to Croatia this summer after a 13-year hiatus. Announcing Ryanair’s seasonal service to Zadar, the Hungarian capital city will ... Read More

Budapest Airport’s new partnership creates seamless self-connection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 3, 2020 22:03

Budapest Airport and Kiwi.com – an online travel-tech company – have joined forces to create an initiative to transform transfer traffic through Hungary’s capital city gateway. The product – ‘bud:connects’ ... Read More

Korean Air lands at Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2020 15:51

Budapest Airport’s record growth continues as the Hungarian capital announces yet another new airline for summer 2020.  Korean Air, the flag carrier of South Korea, will operate three-times-weekly from its ... Read More

Budapest Airport expands Chinese connections with Hainan Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2020 18:18

Budapest Airport marked the return of Hainan Airlines last week as Hungary’s gateway celebrated the launch of the Chinese carrier’s twice-weekly connection to Chongqing. Initially deploying its B789 fleet on ... Read More

Wizz Air launches new flight from Budapest to Santander, Spain

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 23, 2020 15:55

Budapest Airport has announced a new route to the Spanish city of Santander with its home-based carrier Wizz Air. Launching the 1,846-kilometer sector with the low-cost carrier (LCC) on 2 ... Read More

Ryanair launches flights from Budapest Airport to Kharkiv, Ukraine

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 20, 2020 18:09

Budapest Airport kicked-off its route launches of 2020 by welcoming Ryanair’s 48th service last Friday. With the low-cost carrier’s (LCC) twice-weekly operation to Kharkiv, the Hungarian gateway now boasts 26 ... Read More

Shanghai Airlines launches daily flights from Budapest to Shanghai

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 17, 2020 15:47

Just six months after its inaugural service with Shanghai Airlines took off, Budapest Airport celebrates the addition of two further Chinese destinations on its route map. Following exceptional success at ... Read More

16.2 million passengers: Record year for Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 14, 2020 15:25

Breaking all monthly records in passenger numbers throughout 2019, Budapest Airport has once again achieved a record year of solid growth. With just one month not surpassing the one million ... Read More

Budapest Airport: 2019 targets smashed

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2019 17:15

Budapest Airport continued the seasonal celebrations today as its 16-millionth passenger walked through its doors, marking the highest-ever number of passengers served in the airport’s history. Driven by the dynamic ... Read More

Hungary’s Wizz Air to launch ultra low-cost airline in Abu Dhabi

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- December 13, 2019 02:03

Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air is preparing to venture outside the European continent and enter the Middle East by establishing a subsidiary carrier in Abu Dhabi, UAE. From there Wizz ... Read More

Budapest Airport announces new Budapest-Moscow flights with Ural Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 9, 2019 16:15

Having already launched 30 new routes this year – an additional two still to commence – Budapest Airport is confirming its first direct link to Moscow's Zhukovsky Airport. Continuously expanding ... Read More

Sunday Airlines launches flights to Sanya, China from Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2019 16:00

Together with tour operator Robinson Tours, Budapest Airport will launch a new connection to Hainan Island’s Sanya next February. The leading Hungarian travel group will offer weekly flights to the ... Read More

Chongqing to Budapest on Hainan Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- November 28, 2019 18:32

Budapest Airport is significantly expanding its Chinese market with a planned new service from Hainan Airlines. Set to launch a twice-weekly operation between Hungary’s capital city and Chongqing, the Chinese ... Read More

Budapest Airport hails back Hainan Airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 28, 2019 15:45

Budapest Airport is significantly expanding its Chinese market with a planned new service from Hainan Airlines. Set to launch a twice-weekly operation between Hungary’s capital city and Chongqing, the Chinese ... Read More

Budapest Airport adds a LOT more to route map

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019 16:10

Budapest Airport’s launch of year-round service to Seoul Incheon with LOT Polish Airlines earlier this year significantly contributed to the Hungarian gateway’s Asia development. Today, just two months into the ... Read More

Budapest Airport: Shanghai Airlines rapid expansion boosts China connection

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 25, 2019 15:45

The launch of Budapest Airport’s link to Shanghai saw a major development for the gateway earlier this year. In partnership with China Eastern Airlines, Shanghai Airlines’ three times weekly service ... Read More

Jet2.com gives Budapest Airport Birmingham bond boost

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 11, 2019 15:40

Last Friday saw Budapest Airport expand its bond with Birmingham as Jet2.com launched a twice-weekly service to the UK Midlands airport. Investing in the Hungarian gateway’s W19/20 network sees the ... Read More

Ryanair boosts Budapest Airport’s winter schedule

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2019 18:15

Just a few days into the new season, Budapest Airport has already welcomed 11 new routes, with another four still to come. The last five days alone have seen the ... Read More