China Southern Airlines commenced flights between its hub in Guangzhou and Budapest on Thursday 27 June. The 8,420-kilometre service will be maintained 4-weekly, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, with the 787-9 aircraft. The carrier faces no competition between the two cities. Flight CZ649 departs Guangzhou at 00:55 local time, arriving in Budapest at 07:20 […]

July 2, 2024 | Latest Route News +


Wizz Air commenced flights between Budapest and Valencia on Monday 3 June. The 1,820-kiloemter service will be maintained 3-weekly, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, with the carrier’s A320 fleet. It will compete against Ryanair’s 5-weekly service between the two cities. What they said Mate Ritter, Head of Airline Development at Budapest Airport, said: “We are […]

June 12, 2024 | Latest Route News +

Bucharest Airport

Prior to the pandemic, Central Europe’s four busiest airports were Warsaw WAW (18.9 million passengers in 2019), Prague (17.8 million), Budapest (16.2 million) and Bucharest (14.7 million). According to ACI Europe figures they ranked 36th, 39th, 41st and 46th among all European airports. Three of them had grown by around 6% versus 2018, while Budapest […]


On 16 July, Wizz Air added Kos in Greece to its route network when it began 2-weekly service (Mondays and Fridays) from its Budapest base. The 1,350-kilometre route faces no direct competition. The inaugural service (flight number W6 2245 operated by Airbus A320 registration HA-LWK) departed the Hungarian capital at 07:47 local time and arrived […]

July 20, 2021 | Latest Route News +