Budapest Airport (BUD) is hoping to attract new long-haul routes after completely restoring its point-to-point traffic following the demise of national carrier Malev Hungarian Airlines (MA) earlier this year (ATW Daily News, Feb. 6). Speaking to ATW at the World Route Development Forum, BUD head of route development Patrick Bohl said, “When Malev went bankrupt in February, we lost 40% of our traffic by passenger numbers and our task was to replace that lost traffic as soon as ...

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