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Budapest Airport Passenger Numbers Jump in May

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.06.15.

Passenger numbers at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International reached 88,800 in May, almost four times the number registered a year earlier, when the country was in pandemic lockdown, operator Budapest Airport said on Tuesday.

Passenger numbers were up 37 percent from April 2021, they added.

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Cargo volume amounted to 71,566 tonnes in January-April, up 32.8 percent from a year earlier and 30.2 percent more than in 2019, the company said.

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