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.
Budapest Airport has welcomed the return of regular flights to Sofia, Bulgaria, with new airline customer Bulgaria Air, the national carrier of the Republic of Bulgaria. The carrier’s Embraer 190 aircraft, configured with two class 108-seats touched earlier after a brief 70 minute journey.