Passenger traffic recovery at Budapest Airport continues
Photo by Budapest Airport
In January 2022, passenger traffic at Ferenc Liszt International Airport stood at approximately 60% of the pre-pandemic level of January 2019, while air cargo volume remained stable at over 15,000 tons, according to a press release sent to the Budapest Business Journal.
In the first month of the year, a total of 562,635 passengers used Budapest Airport, an increase of more than 750% compared to the same period last year.
Currently, a total of 101 airports in 37 countries can be reached directly from Ferenc Liszt International Airport, courtesy of 27 airlines. The most popular destinations in January were London, Paris, Moscow and Dubai, while the flexible entry rules are also increasing the number of foreign tourists traveling to Hungary.
In the first month of the year, the volume of cargo handled at Budapest airport reached 15,748 tons, an increase of 25.8% compared to the same period last year, with only 8.2% more flights.
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