Budapest Airport announces new transavia.com flights to Amsterdam.

Monday 19th March 2012

Budapest Airport has announced that Dutch airline transavia.com will begin new direct scheduled services between Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport and Budapest commencing 04 April. The new flights will operate four-times weekly utilising 189-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

Schedule:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Sundays:

Depart Amsterdam 18:50 Arrive Budapest 20:50

Depart Budapest 21.30 Arrive Amsterdam 23.30

Fridays:

Depart Amsterdam 07:05 Arrive Budapest 09:05

Depart Budapest 09.45 Arrive Amsterdam 11.45

Local times are shown.

Tickets are available to book now at www.transavia.com, with all-in round-trip fares starting from just €79.

transavia.com is a brand new airline at Budapest with the Amsterdam route having previously been operated by both Malev and KLM. "We are delighted to see many of our key routes reinstated so quickly following the cessation of Malev operations - just last week we announced Athens and hot on its heels we can introduce additional frequency from an exciting new entrant for the popular Amsterdam route," said Kam Jandu, Budapest Airport's Aviation Director. "We are continuing discussions with carriers and are confident of further route announcements over the next few weeks."

Bram Gräber, Managing Director-Chairman transavia.com said: "Popular and stylish destination Budapest, is transavia.com's 95th destination and 150th route on our network. This recent addition supports transavia.com's focus towards fulfilling the growing demand for short-breaks and city trips. It also strengthens transavia.com's position in Eastern Europe."

About Budapest Airport:

Budapest Airport Zrt. operates Budapest Airport. This is privately owned with German company HOCHTIEF AirPort, one of the world's biggest independent airport managers holding a 49.67% stake, together with a further four financial investors: Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Montreal holding a 18.17% stake; Malton Investment Pte Ltd. holding a 18.17% stake; Aero Investment S.á.r.l. holding a 10% stake and KfW IPEX-Bank, Frankfurt holding a 4% stake.

Through its BUD Future project Budapest Airport aims to be the aviation hub of the CEE region. Leading projects include:

bud:skycourt - a new centrally located building which formally opened on 27 March 2011, and links the existing terminals 2a and 2b. The contemporary glass structure offers an impressive view of the apron and aims to provide passengers with a unique travel experience.

Cargo City - New on-airport cargo facilities will feature cargo and logistics terminals designed for airlines, handlers and integrators.

Budapest Airport incorporates two terminals. Terminal 1 is a dedicated low cost carrier terminal and Terminal 2 services the traditional carriers. The airport is also the base for Malév, Hungary's national airline and part of the One World alliance and is home to a further 33 airlines, serving over 96 destinations which represents 40 countries worldwide.

www.bud.hu

About transavia.com - transavia.com, a member of the Air France/KLM Group, provides scheduled service and charter flights to more than 90 destinations. transavia.com distinguishes itself through its 'low fare with care' policy and offers an attractive basic price with additional (paid) products and services. In the Netherlands, the airline flies from the national airport of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, as well as the regional airports of Rotterdam The Hague Airport, Eindhoven Airport and Groningen Airport Eelde. transavia.com also operates from Paris through Transavia France. Nearly 90% of airline tickets are sold through the website, which receives more than 1.5 million unique visitors monthly, making this low-cost airline one of the largest online shops in the Netherlands.

www.transavia.com

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