An outstanding 19.2 per cent increase in passenger traffic in December alone saw Budapest Airport continue its record-breaking trend, with the Hungarian gateway welcoming 11.4 million passengers by the end of 2016 – a figure never before reached at the airport.
Away from the crowds of Prague and the ossified air of Vienna, Budapest is still somewhat of an undiscovered gem to many western European travellers. At the heart of the city is the Corinthia Hotel, a luxurious property that has taken centre stage for generations. Here Breaking Travel News editor Chris O’Toole calls in to investigate.
This week Budapest Airport announces another important new route with the confirmation that Turkey’s leading low cost carrier Pegasus Airlines will launch a four times weekly service on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays between Budapest and Istanbul’s fast-growing Sabiha Gökçen Airport.
Budapest Airport was today officially signed as the host for the eighth Routes Europe event, which will take place in 2013.