Budapest (MTI) – Budapest Airport, the company that operates the capital’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport, will build a new 13,000sqm logistics base for DHL Express, Budapest Airport told MTI on Tuesday.
Preparations for the construction work has already started next to Terminal 1, they said. The new logistics base will be handed over to the contractor in September.
The greenfield investment will be worth more than 25 million euros. The new facility will serve as the workplace of about 300 employees.
DHL Express, which has been active on the Hungarian market for 25 years, has signed a 20-year lease contract. The company currently flies two aircraft to Hungary: an Airbus A300-600F connects Budapest with the company’s European hub based in Leipzig and a Boeing 737 carries goods from Brussels to Budapest.
Zoltán Bandli, managing director of DHL Express Magyarorszag, said the new fully automated parcel sorting system and the increased processing capacity will allow the company to expand the range and coverage of its premium services.