Budget airline Wizz Air has announced daily service from Frankfurt to Budapest. The Hungarian capital welcomed some 800,000 visitors last month, which was an all-time high for January. So the expansion of Wizz Air service is more good news.
The new connection is Wizz Air’s fifth German service, which puts ULCC at a 15% share of the German market. The new service adds another 1,260 weekly seats from the capital city airport further establishes Germany as the largest country served from Budapest. Balázs Bogáts, head of airline development at Budapest Airport, had this to say about the news:
“It’s great news that Wizz Air will once again be enhancing our route network adding its 61st destination from Budapest this winter. “Our largest carrier’s low-cost service will complement our existing Lufthansa service to Frankfurt and, as an extremely popular route, we more than welcome Wizz Air’s new link which will help us meet the demands of all our customers.”
Earlier this month Wizz Air announced January passenger statistics including:
- The airline’s network further expanded with two new routes announced in January to/from, Poland (1), and Bulgaria (1).
- And two new routes commenced operation to/from Poland (1), and Lithuania (1).