Flights Rising Finally At Budapest Airport

  • 5 May 2020 8:57 AM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Flights Rising Finally At Budapest Airport
The number of daily flights at Budapest’s international airport grew to 12 on Monday, up from two to five in April, spokeswoman of the airport manager Katalin Valentinyi told state radio.

However, the capacity utilisation of the flights remains low, she added.

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the airport handled 300-350 flights a day, carrying 40,000-45,000 passengers.

The airport received 16.2 million passengers last year and the target set for this year, before the epidemic, was 17 million. This figure has since been cut to 10-11 million.

The level recorded in 2019 can only be reached again in 2022, Valentinyi estimates.

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