Budapest Airport gets Seoul with new year-round route

Budapest Airport gets Seoul with new year-round route

eTurboNews Syndication:

LOT Polish Airlines has announced year-round flights between Budapest Airport and Seoul Incheon. Weekly from 22nd September by way of a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner the route will undoubtedly be operated 3 x. With estimated market demand at over 100,000 passengers yearly, and the marketplace between Hungary and Korea quadrupling in the last four years almost, the route shall enable Budapest Airport to raised serve customer’s needs.

Speaking at the announcement was Jost Lammers, CEO: “The announcement of LOT’s long-haul service to Seoul may be the first scheduled flight ever from Budapest and is really a further vote of confidence inside our airport throughout a record summer for all of us. We turn to welcoming more Koreans to your beautiful city forward, along with enabling Hungarians to go to the striking tech and historical capital of Seoul, for pleasure or business. With over $1.solely this year 2bn inward investment from Korea into Hungary, we are able to ensure both continuing business related travels and cargo opportunities may also be optimised.”


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With the brand new route, customers flying from Budapest have either three Asian destinations now, including Shanghai and Beijing. This comes as further routes were announced from S20, including a 12 times weekly service to Stuttgart and Prague, alongside daily services to Belgrade and Sofia. This brings to 12 the real amount of destinations from Budapest Airport served by LOT offering over 1.2 million annual seat capacity. This move strengthens the hub concept for LOT in Central Europe and drives them towards being the biggest full-service carrier at Budapest Airport.

Author: George Taylor

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