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Budapest Airport departures resume

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After several hours of halted service due to an IT infrastructure failure this morning, departures at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport have resumed and the airportʼs operation “is getting back to normal” as passenger and baggage check-ins have been restored, operator Budapest Airport announced on its Facebook page at 8:38 this morning.

The operator thanked passengers for their understanding, saying that “Budapest Airport appreciates the patience and cooperation of passengers.”

Budapest Airport announced the IT failure and halt in departures in a Facebook post at 5:42 this morning. An update at 06:41 am revealed that the airport was “still working on troubleshooting”, while masses of passengers continued to line up at check-in desks as check-in services had also been halted.

During the suspension of departures, arrivals to the airport remained uninterrupted.

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