The new Winter 21/22 schedule of Budapest Airport came into force on 31 October. The country’s largest commercial airport continues to provide new routes, resumed services, and considerable frequency increases in the new season.
Wizz Air, Hungary’s airline, which uses Budapest Airport as a base, will offer 4 new routes in the airport’s winter 21/22 schedule.
The new routes will connect Budapest with Amman, the capital of Jordan; Aqaba; Fuerteventura, one of the Canary Islands, and Hurghada in Egypt,
According to Budapest Airport’s Facebook page, Ryanair has also announced that it will operate 8 new routes from Budapest Airport this winter. The Dublin-based carrier will launch flights to popular destinations in eight countries:
Cologne (Germany), Krakow (Poland), Kaunas (Lithuania), Lappeenranta (Finland), Riga (Latvia), Shannon (Ireland), Bournemouth (United Kingdom), and Turin (Italy).
The map below shows the Winter 21/22 flights, and the new routes are marked with yellow.
In addition, Ural Airlines has announced weekly flights to Krasnodar and Yekaterinburg (Koltsovo Airport) in Russia for the winter of 2021. The Russian airline is also planning a seasonal flight to Kurumoch (Samara), and it will increase its frequency to Zhukovsky Airport (Moscow) from one flight to two per week.
Alongside the 14 new routes, the airlines will resume 11 flights from Budapest, and the frequency of some flights will also increase significantly this winter:
“We continue to rebuild our connections in an environment that is safe and secure for everyone. Demand is growing, and we are pleased that Budapest’s winter schedule includes so many new and resumed routes, along with important frequency increases. We are, once again, offering a rich variety of destinations to our customers to satisfy their needs,” Balázs Bogáts, the Head of Airline Development and Commercial Planning, Budapest Airport, told Turizmus.
As far as the summer 2021 frequency increases are concerned,
Ryanair had its peak at 184 average weekly departures, and the airline plans 220 weekly departures for December 2021. This means an increase of more than 20%. Wizz Air had its peak at 151 weekly departures in summer 2021 and plans 176 weekly departures for December 2021. This means an increase of more than 17%.
Source: facebook.com, turizmus.com