Budapest Airport begins recruitment as traffic returns


Image by ver0nicka /

In preparation for the expected traffic increase, Budapest Airport has begun recruiting manpower to be able to provide for the safe operation of the airport with an appropriate number of colleagues, as moderate traffic returns, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

The airport says that 114 employees have arrived in the open positions recently; 75 of them are returning colleagues whom we had to let go last year during the headcount reduction brought about by the pandemic.

Staff are primarily being hired for roles indispensable for the safe handling of passenger traffic and the operation of the airport; mostly security screeners and the terminal operation and information teams. In addition, there will be more employees working in IT, and since Budapest Airport will maintain epidemiological measures going forward, the sanitization team from emergency response has also been expanded.

Recruitment is still underway; more than 70 more colleagues will join the BUD group soon. Based on the airport's current traffic forecast, the operator expects that in the short term, approximately 170 staff will be hired in total, following the headcount reduction last year.


Hungarians Want to Live to 96 Analysis

Hungarians Want to Live to 96

Parl't approves 2023 budget Parliament

Parl't approves 2023 budget

Wizz Air Malta Names Managing Director Appointments

Wizz Air Malta Names Managing Director

Muni Council Organizing Meeting to Improve Air Quality City

Muni Council Organizing Meeting to Improve Air Quality


Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.