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Wizz Air Expands Budapest Airport Base With New Routes

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Budapest Airport Expands with Wizz Air: Six New Routes and More Flights for Summer 2024

Budapest Airport gears up for growth as Wizz Air adds two aircraft to its base and six new year-round routes. Starting in June, the airport’s reach jumps to 67 destinations, providing more travel choices for European explorers this summer. The expansion brings almost 700,000 additional seats, a 13% increase from the previous summer season.

Wizz Air expands at Budapest Airport.
Budapest Airport’s upcoming schedule includes two more aircraft and six additional routes – introducing three new destinations – with Wizz Air in June. Image: Budapest Airport

A Welcome Expansion In Budapest

Commenting on the announcement, Balázs Bogáts, CCO, Budapest Airport, said: “We are excited about Wizz Air’s expansion at Budapest Airport, which is testimony to the attractiveness of our airport and the collaborative spirit we uphold with our airline partners. Despite Wizz Air’s recent industry challenges and the prediction of network-wide flat growth, our airport is seen as a key player in development plans. With two new based aircraft, this is not only reinforced but also brings novel route options and increased frequency for our passengers.”

Wizz Air’s New Routes At Budapest Airport

  • Brasov (three times weekly) – This new service marks Budapest’s first connection to the Transylvanian region and increases Romanian routes to three.
  • Brussels (five times weekly) – Meeting rising demand, Wizz Air boosts Hungary-Belgium business and tourism ties.
  • Bucharest (daily) – A frequent link between the capital cities, complementing the existing flight to Tirgu Mures.
  • Stuttgart (five times weekly) – This schedule variation allows the discovery of Germany’s automotive and cultural center alongside existing services to Berlin Brandenburg, Cologne, and Dortmund.
  • Valencia (three times weekly) – A fresh Spanish destination from Budapest, among seven Spanish cities Wizz Air connects.
  • Yerevan (twice-weekly) – Introduces a new country and opportunity to dive into Armenia’s capital’s culture and history.

Wizz Air will also increase flights to:

  • Milan Malpensa (18 times weekly)
  • Rome (double-daily)
  • Basel (nine times weekly)
  • Athens, Madrid (daily)
  • Malta, Nice, Alicante (five times weekly)
  • Glasgow, Thessaloniki (three times weekly)

Bogáts adds: “Our new routes with Wizz Air further solidify our commitment to provide our passengers with an array of travel options. These destinations will cater to a diverse range of interests, and we look forward to welcoming both leisure and business travelers on these fantastic new routes.”

About Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport has earned numerous accolades, including Best Airport in Europe in 2022 by ACI Airport Service Quality (ASQ). It also secured the Routes Europe Marketing Award 2023 for airports handling 4-20 million passengers. It ranked Best Airport in Europe 2023 for the 15-25 million passenger category by ACI EUROPE. The airport plays a vital role in driving tourism growth for Hungary and Budapest. More information is available on Budapest Airport’s website.

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