TAP Portugal launches its eighth frequency from Budapest Airport.

Friday 20th April 2012

At a press conference held yesterday, TAP Portugal commemorated the start of its eighth frequency from Budapest Airport, fittingly coinciding with the airline's eighth year of operations from the Hungarian capital.

TAP Portugal, a Star Alliance member since 2006, operates to 46 destinations in 26 countries. It commenced services between Budapest and Lisbon in 2004 and has seen a steady increase in demand on the route ever since, with passenger numbers increasing by almost 20% in 2011. The eighth frequency on the route effectively increases seat capacity by 21%.


Flight No. TP0714 Dep Lisbon 09:15 Arr Budapest 13:50 Mo-Th-Fr-Sa

Flight No. TP0713 Dep Budapest 14:35 Arr Lisbon 17:20 Mo-Th-Fr-Sa

Flight No. TP0702 Dep Lisbon 12.30 Arr Budapest 18.40 (via Prague) Tu

Flight No. TP0702 Dep Budapest 19.25 Arr Lisbon 22.10 Tu

Flight No. TP0716 Dep Lisbon 14.05 Arr Budapest 18.40 We-Su

Flight No. TP0717 Dep Budapest 19.25 ArrBudapest 22.10 We-Su

"We are delighted to celebrate TAP Portugal's successful Budapest-Lisbon route with an additional rotation providing even greater convenience for our passengers," said Kam Jandu, Director of Aviation for Budapest Airport. "TAP Portugal passengers originating from Hungary also have the option of onward connections to Latin America, North America, Asia and Africa via Lisbon."

Voted 'World's Best Airline to South America' by World Travel Awards for three consecutive years - 2009, 2010 and 2011 - TAP Portugal is the leading airline between Europe and Brazil.

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.

Budapest Airport aims to be best airport in the Central and Eastern European region and have been recognised for their development projects, customer services approach and marketing activities.


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