Budapest Airport Passenger Numbers Edge Close To 15 Million In 2018

  • 10 Jan 2019 8:28 AM
  • Hungary Matters
Budapest Airport Passenger Numbers Edge Close To 15 Million In 2018
Passenger numbers at Liszt Ferenc International rose 13.5% to 14,867,000 last year, the communications director for operator Budapest Airport said.

The number of take-offs and landings increased by 12% to 115,000. Last year, 45 carriers operated flights to 134 destinations from Budapest.

Low-cost airlines Wizz Air and Ryanair accounted for 49% of turnover at the airport.

Long-distance flights launched during the year included American Airlines’ direct flight to Philadelphia and LOT’s to New York and Chicago.

Budapest Airport targets capacity-boosting expenditures of 225 billion forints (EUR 701) by 2024.


Photo: Budapest Airport / bud.hu

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