- 9 Aug 2020 8:07 AM
- Hungary Matters
Budapest Airport said in a statement that 301,000 inbound and outbound passengers were registered in July this year, 81% down from July last year.
At the same time, there was an increase in the number of relaunched flights following cancellations caused by the novel coronavirus epidemic and the number of passengers grew three-fold compared to June, it added.
In August, a total of 500 direct flights operate from Budapest to 98 destinations each week and the willingness to travel appears to be on the rise, with passengers feeling safe at the Budapest airport, it said.
CAPA Centre for Aviation figures show that Budapest airport serviced 3.2 million passengers this year so far, 64% fewer than in the same period last year.
MTI Photo: Tamás Kovács