During the past two years, Budapest Airport implemented 167 million euros worth of investments at the airport, whereby the regional significance of BUD has been greatly enhanced, while maintaining a high level of safety and security. The large projects and other background developments, built around infrastructure, capacity enhancement and digitization, generated a tangible increase in the passenger experience, which is confirmed by research and passenger feedback.
The coronavirus pandemic had a strong impact on aviation as a whole in 2020; 1.7 billion aerial passengers “vanished” in Europe, and annual traffic at Ferenc Liszt International Airport was 3.86 million passengers, as opposed to 16. 2 million in 2019. Budapest Airport expects passenger numbers to increase from the summer schedule period, and awaits the gradually surging traffic with a safe, renewed environment and even higher service quality.
Wizz Air Holdings Plc.’s shares are now available on BSE’s “BETa Market”, an alternative platform of the Budapest Stock Exchange. The BETa platform offers the opportunity to trade securities of large European companies. As a result, the shares of the international airline, which has Hungarian origins, can be accessed without currency conversion through investment providers. Settlement is in HUF, and OTP Bank will act as market maker.
After 25 years Hungarian football club Ferencváros returned to the Champions League group stage. Thanks for the goalless draw at Budapest (after a 3-3 draw in Norway), through on the away goal rule, Fradi won the qualifying playoffs.
Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution. After 2019 the GazMag editorial make this challenge again this year. However, because of the Coronavirus, this will be different too.
We wrote about the Coronavirus-pandemic, the Qatch World Championship in Budapest, the history of pigeon sport, and our ecological footprint as well. The magazine is found at the "Magazine issues" menu.