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Five new airline services will be introduced in Budapest in the 2018/2019 winter timetable, with Wizz Air, EasyJet and Polish airlines LOT connecting the Hungarian capital with new destinations.

Wizz Air will fly twice weekly to Doncaster Sheffield in Britain and also twice weekly to Eilat-Ovda in Israel, Budapest Airport said in a statement. EasyJet will fly to London-Southend and also to Manchester twice a week and LOT will operate 12 weekly flights to London-City Airport. Doncaster Sheffield and London-City will be new destinations from Budapest.

With the new services included, eight airline companies will fly on 10 routes between Hungary and Britain starting this winter.

Budapest Airport served 6.8 million passengers in the first half of this year, 17.2 percent up from the same period of last year and the number of passengers is expected to exceed 15 million by the end of this year. Passenger numbers at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport surpassed 1.5 million in July, an all-time monthly peak, up by an annual 13.8 percent, read more HERE.

As we wrote a week ago, Wizz Air announced further expansion of its network footprint across Europe with 11 new routes, creating exciting travel opportunities from 17 cities in 13 countries, read more HERE.

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Source: MTI

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