Malév's ground services unit Malev Ground Handling (Malév GH) on Tuesday said it will service the flights of American Airlines.
American Airlines will launch direct flights between New York and Budapest from April 4.
Malév GH services 43,600 Malev flights and 15,500 flights operated by other airlines each year. Malév GH controls more than 60pc of the ground handling market at Budapest's Ferihegy International Airport.
Malév GH has more than 700 staff. (MTI-Econews)