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KLM boosts Budapest flight capacity

KLM boosts Budapest flight capacity

KLM is increasing the frequency of its flights at Budapest Airport up to 27 flights weekly.

From April 28th 2013, the Dutch carrier will operate between Budapest and Amsterdam four times daily (up from three times daily) Sunday to Friday and three times daily on Saturdays.

Concurrent with the increase in KLM’s schedule, low cost carrier Transavia will switch its Budapest flights from Amsterdam to Rotterdam operating four flights weekly.

The increase in frequency is in direct response to market demand for a fourth daily service in the summer schedule.

The Dutch carrier already increased the capacity of this service earlier this year; it first flew the flight with a Boeing 737-800 before upgrading to a brand new 189-seater Boeing 737-900.

The fourth daily flight will especially appeal to business travellers, who will be able to catch the 19:40 flight to Amsterdam comfortably after a day of meetings.

From April 28th 2013, flights will depart Budapest for Amsterdam at 06:25, 12:25, 17:10 and 19:40.

“We decided on the frequency increase because our traffic from Budapest is increasing more and more dynamically,” said Botond Melles, country manager Hungary for Air France-KLM-Delta Airlines.