Budapest Airport and Ryanair elevate partnership with fleet expansion and route additions

Budapest Airport confirms further expansion with Ryanair, as the airline’s CEO Michael O’Leary unveils six new routes, increased frequencies, and a 10th based aircraft at the Hungarian gateway.

Budapest Airport confirms significant expansion in collaboration with Ryanair, as the airline’s CEO Michael O’Leary officially announced new routes, increased frequencies, and two new based aircraft during today’s press conference.

During the press conference, the commitment to work together to deliver enhanced travel options and exceptional services to those travelling from Budapest was highlighted.

Underlining the key points of the expansion, O’Leary announced the introduction of two new based aircraft since S23, taking the total to 10 and signifying a milestone in the partnership, and six new connections on the airline’s network from Budapest, offering passengers more diverse travel options.

DestinationFrequencyStart Date
MilanDaily31 March 2024
TiranaThree times weekly1 April 2024
FaroTwice-weekly2 June 2024
Frankfurt-HahnTwice-weekly2 June 2024
TriesteTwice-weekly2 June 2024
SkiathosTwice-weekly3 June 2024

Balázs Bogáts, CCO, Budapest Airport states: “Ryanair’s continued expansion in our market contributes significantly to our ongoing growth and connectivity.

“We’re extremely happy with today’s announcements and the momentous step forward in our partnership with the airline.

“The introduction and investment of a 10th based aircraft reflects the commitment to meeting the increasing demand of our passengers, not only enhancing Ryanair’s operational capacity but also positioning Budapest to better serve our passengers’ evolving needs.”