Budapest Airport introduces new flights to Kiev and Tel Aviv with Wizz Air.

Thursday 13th September 2012

Wizz Air, Hungary's low-cost, low-fare airline, has announced two new routes from Budapest Airport to Kiev, the capital city of Ukraine and Tel Aviv in Israel.

The new flights, operated by Wizz Air's Airbus A320 aircraft, increase the number of Wizz Air routes offered from Budapest Airport to 31.

These two new routes will commence operations in December, initially with three services per week are capable of serving up to 100,000 passengers through Budapest in the first year. Low-fare tickets are available to book now at

  • Schedules:

Route Start Days Dep BUD Arrive Fares fromKiev Zhuliany 14 Dec 1,3,5 10:30 13:15 €18Tel Aviv Ben Gurion 6 Dec 2,4,6 15:25 19:40 €35

Jost Lammers, CEO of Budapest Airport said: "We are delighted that the operating rights to serve these destinations have finally been issued after seven months by the CAA. More importantly, Wizz Air will provide new low-fares on the Kiev and Tel Aviv routes, which will appeal to leisure and business travellers alike where we know there is much needed extra capacity assuring an immediate success for Wizz Air."

József Váradi, CEO of Wizz Air, said: "Wizz Air is delighted to launch low-fare Budapest routes to Kiev and Tel Aviv. We expect our low fares to generate more tourism by attracting passengers keen to high fare airlines. We also expect to stimulate business travel for cost conscious start-ups and entrepreneurs. Hungarian tourists can now discover the cultural wealth of Kiev and explore the history of Israel and enjoy Tel Aviv's famous beaches."

  • 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 service approach and marketing activities.

  • About Wizz Air:

Wizz Air is the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, operating a fleet of 39 Airbus A320 aircraft from 16 bases with 252 routes connecting 80 destinations across 29 countries. A team of 1,500 aviation professionals deliver superior service and very low airfares, making Wizz Air the preferred choice for more than 12 million passengers in 2012.

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