There will be air-connection between Budapest and Stockholm again, the Scandinavian SAS airline will operate four flights a weeks between the two cities from end of March, says.

According to the timetable, the Boeing 737 of SAS will operate between Budapest and Stockholm-Arlanda from March 29 to June 21 and from August 20 to October 24 on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Stefan Hedelius, vice president of SAS said at his press conference in Budapest that last year, there were 17 thousand passengers between the two cities, there are 150 Swedish companies in Hungary, 3-4 thousand Swedes live in the country, it also was in favor of the opening.

SAS had 28 million passengers last year and operated 807 flights to 284 destinations – he added.

According to, Nicolas Trouve, Ambassador of Sweden to Hungary expressed the hope that the new flight would further improve the economic and touristic relations of Sweden and Hungary.

Levente Magyar, State Secretary for Economic Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade said Sweden is the 20th most important business partner of Hungary, Swedish companies employ 8 thousand people, but there is still room for expansion.

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