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Budapest Airport Accredited for Intl Aviation Restart Programme

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.12.30.

The Airport Council International (ACI) on Monday said that Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport has fulfilled the health-care and sanitation requirements to participate in its Business Aviation Restart and Recovery programme.

The programme aims to help the restart of international air travel by encouraging epidemiological measures and sharing experience among air travel organisations, airport operator Budapest Airport told MTI on Tuesday.

Liszt Ferenc Airport Passenger Numbers at All-Time Low
Liszt Ferenc Airport Passenger Numbers at All-Time Low

Passenger numbers at Budapest’s Liszt Ferenc International Airport fell to 49,283 in November, down by an annual 96.1 percent, operator Budapest Airport said on Saturday. In the same month, the airport handled an all-time record 13,864 tonnes of air cargo, up 6.3 percent from last year, the operator said. The airport has also prepared refrigerated […]Continue reading

Hungary’s largest airport received 16.2 million passengers in 2019. That number is expected to be around 4 million in 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the airport said earlier.

To ensure passengers’ safety, the airport has introduced regular disinfecting cleaning, hand sanitisers and contact-less baggage drop-off. It has also set up a testing centre and is making sure that passengers adhere to social distancing guidelines, the statement said.

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