With 1 million passengers, BP Airport sets record for May

Transport

pr

One million passengers travelled through Budapest Airport last month, making it the busiest May on record for the airport, which hit the milestone two months earlier than last year, according to a press release posted on Budapest Airportʼs official website bud.hu yesterday. 

The growth was driven primarily by the launch of a number of new routes in the first half of 2016. Additionally, eight of Budapestʼs largest carriers registered their highest number of passengers in May and over 25% year-on-year growth including: Wizz Air, British Airways, Norwegian and airberlin, the press release noted. The May figures were also boosted by the success of long-haul routes and figures could improve further with new routes from Air Canada Rouge and Asiana Airlines, according to bud.hu.

“Reaching yet another momentous threshold, and so early in the year, is a tremendous achievement for us and a direct result of our commitment to increase our choice of passenger connectivity,” said CEO, Budapest Airport, Jost Lammers, adding that with such milestones reached earlier than usual, 2016 is expected to be a record breaking year, according to the press release. 

ADVERTISEMENT

Századvég raises GDP forecast to 7.8% Analysis

Századvég raises GDP forecast to 7.8%

Opposition parties to begin PM candidate primaries Elections

Opposition parties to begin PM candidate primaries

New editor-in-chief at Betone Studio Appointments

New editor-in-chief at Betone Studio

BFK developing regional cycling strategy City

BFK developing regional cycling strategy

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

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.