Budapest Airport, Ningbo International Airport sign agreement

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Budapest Airport, the operator of the Liszt Ferenc International Airport in Hungary’s capital, signed a strategic cooperation agreement today on cargo transportation with Ningbo International Airport and Logistics Development Company in Shanghai, according to an announcement released today.

“This strategic cooperation agreement is of great significance, since it is in the interest of both Budapest Airport and Ningbo Airport to have a direct cargo flight between China and Hungary in the near future,” Rene Droese, property and cargo executive director for Budapest Airport,  said during the signing ceremony Hungarian news agency MTI reported.

A total of 6.36 million passengers frequented Ningbo Airport, and approximately 113,000 tons of cargo was handled at the airport last year, MTI reported, adding that the airport aims to raise passenger numbers to 12 million and cargo volumes to 500,000 tons by 2020.

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