Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Construction of Budapest Airport’s Cargo City begins

Construction of Budapest Airport’s Cargo City, part of the €160 million BUD:2020 Development Programme has begun. The €32.6 million investment into a 20,000 square metre cargo handling facility and dedicated Boeing 747-8 Freighter stands will centralise cargo operations and expand the airport’s handling capacity to cope with increasing demand. As part of the BUD:2020 Development […]

Budapest handles record cargo volumes and looks to the USA

Budapest Airport has handled record cargo volumes and is preparing for further growth helped by new flights to the USA. The Hungarian hub handled 127,145 tonnes of cargo in 2017, up 13.4 per cent on the previous year and 39.1 per cent on 2015, with imports making up 47.8 per cent of volumes and exports […]

DHL Express opens new facilities at Budapest Airport

Budapest Airport

DHL Express has opened new facilities in the first phase of Budapest Airport’s 50 billion Forint ($191 million) BUD:2020 Development Programme. The express company is the latest to launch at the warehouse and office complexes, which have automated sorting systems, and represent the largest air cargo development at Budapest Airport to date, with a total […]

Budapest Airport handles record volumes with 32% cargo growth

Budapest Airport keeps flying in 2017, handling a record 30,060 tonnes of cargo in the first quarter of 2017, up 32.3 per cent on 2016. Of these 30,060 tonnes, 20,455 of them were air cargo, up 20.8 per cent on the first quarter of 2016. In March, Budapest handled 11,536 tonnes of cargo, up 33.3 […]