Budapest Airport Zrt. has concluded its first ESG-based financing agreement, i.e. one that is responsible from an environmental, social and corporate governance perspective, which is unique among airports not only in the region, but also in Europe.
Budapest Airport handed over more than 3.8 million HUF to the SUHANJ! Foundation, which supports sporting opportunities for handicapped and disabled people. The donation was collected from the entry fees of the Runway Run charity race, organized at the airport for the 9th time this year.
Ferenc Liszt International Airport operated by Budapest Airport won the recognition in the category of “best airport in Eastern Europe” for the eighth time running. As in previous years, the award was decided by the passengers themselves, recognizing the work of the Budapest Airport community.
The Hungarian Outsourcing and Service Association (HOA) and the Municipality of Pécs City are launching a joint project to make the city an attractive investment location and to attract more business service centres in the future.
Budapest Airport, the Chinese Henan Airport Group (the operator of Zhengzhou International Airport) and the Chinese-Hungarian business and logistics development company CECZ / Utlink signed a cooperation agreement, aimed at establishing the aerial Silk Road between Hungary and China and creating dedicated logistics centers at the two airports, to handle freight traffic.
For Budapest Airport, the first quarter of 2021 was characterized by strong and soaring air cargo, low passenger traffic, developments and preparation for the return of passenger traffic. Although passenger numbers do not show any increase for the moment, the company is working on a complex plan to prepare for the return of moderate passenger numbers during the upcoming summer season. This was the first quarter of 2021 for Budapest Airport on the start line.