Planning to leave the cold behind? With the two new Chinese destinations, Budapest Airport’s winter offers have been expanded to 106. Read this article to learn more about the Hungarian airport’s updated schedule!
In addition to Air China’s Beijing flight, two more cities Shanghai and Chongqing will be available in the Asian country. China Eastern Airlines will restart the Budapest-Shanghai flight on 11 November, writes napi.hu. Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs, called direct flights crucial from the economic point of view, reports hvg.hu. Businessmen and tourists prefer easy-to-reach destinations. You can have a hassle-free trip to Shanghai with Shanghai Airlines’ Boeing 787s from 11 November. The company will operate two weekly flights from December and three weekly flights from January.
However, in the case of Chinese flights, it is important to know that quarantine is still mandatory for incoming travellers!
We have both good and bad news: Dubai, Doha and Abu Dhabi remain available when it comes to Middle Eastern destinations. However, between 21 November and 2 December, Qatar Airways significantly reduces the number of flights, writes airportal.hu. During this period, only three flights will be available per week, and after that, until the holidays, four flights per week. Regarding Emirates, it will still keep five weekly flights to Dubai, but Flydubai will operate daily on the route. Meanwhile, Wizz Air’s Saudi flights will be added to the Middle East offer in January. Jeddah and Riyadh will be available twice a week from Budapest Airport, and Tel Aviv can be reached more frequently from October.
If you want to book a winter getaway someplace sunny, there was never a better time for that! Wizz Air’s schedule includes two of the most popular resorts at the Red Sea, Aqaba and Hurghada. In addition, you can visit Funchal (Madeira) and the Canary Islands.
The large traditional European airlines have significantly reduced the number of flights in their winter timetables. In the period between 30 October and 31 December, KLM operates only 138 flights instead of 189 between Amsterdam and Budapest. Moreover, Lufthansa operates 246 flights from Frankfurt instead of 360, and 186 flights from Munich instead of 288 to Budapest. In addition, Eurowings is also significantly reducing its operations between Budapest and Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Cologne and Stuttgart.
However, from 30 October, the Irish Aer Lingus will return, connecting the Hungarian capital with Dublin. They will initially operate three flights per week which number will increase to five from December.
Source: napi.hu, airportal.hu, hvg.hu