Published on : Friday, September 1, 2017
The strategy of the Budapest Airport is developing its route network to the east, when the Hungarian gateway launched its second link to Russia.
As Wizz Air has last flown in 2014, the ultra-low-cost carrier’s (ULCC) resumption of the highly demanded link will see Russia become Budapest’s 12th largest country market served.
The potentiality of the airlines market for the direct link expected to be 30,000 passengers.
The ULCC will commence the route as a twice-weekly service to Russia’s second largest city.
The start of W17/18 will see the frequency of the increasement to three times weekly, with an additional service to be added by S18.
It is resulting to begin the route from Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
As it is serving both business travellers and tourists alike the new Russia link will remove the need to connect via other Eastern hubs.