Wizz Air flight turns back from runway in Budapest
Wizz Air's flight from Budapest to Malmo turned back before take-off after a passenger's mobile phone caught fire, on Friday.
Veszprém getting ready to be a European Capital of Culture 2023
My brief visit to Veszprém took me to one of the oldest cities in Hungary, dating as far back as the Chieftain Árpád dynasty of the 10th century. According to local legend, this historical reference point was founded on seven distinct hills, which are ...
Vukovar, home to the Golden Apple and Vucedol Dove
The Budapest Times joined the delegation of the World Federation of Travel Journalists and Writers (FIJET) when it revisited Vukovar, a small town by the River Duna in eastern Croatia, this month for a ceremony on Vukovar Day, which is every May 3, to ...
Splendour overcomes tragedy at Vukovar
Lesser-known Vukovar – Valkóvár to Hungarians – is a quaint riverside town within a remote agricultural land mass in the Slavonian region of eastern Croatia. For those outsiders who may know anything about this locale, it probably won't be so much for its perhaps ...
Budapest airport passenger numbers up 30 percent in March
Budapest's Liszt Ferenc International Airport's passenger numbers went up by 30 percent to over 796,000 in March from the previous month in a post-Covid and seasonal demand, the airport operator said on Tuesday.
Hungarian pavilion at Dubai Expo draws a million visitors
The Hungarian pavilion at the 2020 World Expo in Dubai has attracted one million visitors since the fair opened in October, the Hungarian Tourism Agency said on Monday.
Wizz Air launches new flights to Burgas, Corfu and Dortmund
Hungarian-owned low-fare airline Wizz Air is launching three new services from June, the company said on Saturday.
Wizz Air relaunches nine Hungary flights
Low-cost carrier Wizz Air on Wednesday said it has relaunched nine of its flights from Hungarian airports.
European Capital of Culture in Kaunas also backs Ukraine
In the middle of a cloud, Yoko Ono over Lithuania
Organisers of the European Capital of Culture 2022 event at Kaunas in Lithuania this year have scored a notable coup with the staging of an installation/exhibition by New York-based Japanese-American artist Yoko Ono.
Liszt Ferenc passenger numbers rise to 620,200 in February
Passenger numbers at Liszt Ferenc International reached 620,199 in February, an increase of more than 1,000 percent from the same month a year earlier, the facility's operator Budapest Airport said on Wednesday.