Regional industry, belly growth drive record volumes at Budapest Airport

Strong industrial activity across Central Europe pushed cargo volumes at Hungary’s Budapest Airport up 19.6 percent over the first seven months of 2017 to a record high, as the airport readies for even more U.S. traffic with the launch of new routes early next year. The latest numbers put the Central European airport on track […]
  • Lewis King
  • September 13, 2017

The week in brief

Volga-Dnepr Group celebrated the 80th birthday of Victor Tolmachev, the chief designer of the An-124 and An-225 aircraft. Tolmachev, who is technical director of Volga-Dnepr and an adviser to Volga-Dnepr Group’s president, is a doctor of engineering science, a member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, and a member of the International Academy of […]
  • August 14, 2014

The week in brief

Emirates will add a third daily flight to Amman, Jordan, beginning Aug. 1. Emirates SkyCargo will support international trade opportunities. The main commodities being exported include fruits, vegetables, pharmaceuticals, clothing and electronics. Goods being imported include seafood, meat, pharmaceuticals and automotive spare parts. Singapore’s Tigerair signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for the purchase of […]
  • March 27, 2014

The week in brief

Budapest Airport (pictured above) is set to welcome new airlines and further increase its route network during 2014. In the beginning of summer, Norwegian will add a fifth route to its Budapest network, launching a thrice-weekly service to London Gatwick. Connections to the UK will be boosted further by the inauguration of services by Jet2.com […]
  • January 16, 2014