BUD Cargo City reaches a another milestone

Completion of the structure of the largest building in Budapest Airport’s (BUD) dedicated freight terminal, BUD Cargo City, has been celebrated with a topping out ceremony. Work will now continue on the interior of the building with completion set for the fourth quarter of 2019. [+]

Spring comes early for BUD

Budapest Airport (BUD) processed a record total of 13,313 tonnes of airfreight last month, its largest figure ever for the month of October. The figure, which represents both trucked and flown freight, is a 22.9% increase over October 2017. The period from January 2018 to October 2018 saw a 16.3% year-on-year ... [+]

This cargo centre’s for you, Bud

Budapest Airport (BUD) has started work on a new air cargo gateway. The new Cargo City dedicated freight centre, part of the €160 million BUD:2020 Development Programme at the Hungarian hub, will create a new 20,000 sq m cargo handling facility and new dedicated B747-8F freighter stands, centralise cargo operations ... [+]

Budapest to be China freighter hub

Chinese logistics company STO Express is to launch scheduled B747 freighter flights to Budapest, following the signing of a cooperation agreement with the airport and Turkish-owned 3PL, Ekol. STO has named the Hungarian gateway as its preferred European hub to deliver e-commerce products arriving from China to Europe. [+]

DHL opens Hungarian hub

DHL Express has opened a warehouse and office complex at Budapest Airport as part of a € EUR160 million development programme at the Hungarian gateway. It is the largest air cargo development at Budapest Airport to date, with a total land area development of just over 60,000 square meters. The next ... [+]

Flying horses take off from Budapest

Fourteen racehorses bred in Hungary were flown to China last week, on board a Cargolux Boeing 747. The Friesian and Shagya Arabian mounts  took off from Budapest Airport in special freight containers, accompanied by a team of carers and vets, on their way to a new owner, via Luxembourg. Horse ... [+]

Budapest cargo hits the 100,000-mark

Air cargo at Budapest Airport hit the 100,000-tonnes mark in late November, according to airport authority figures and the Hungarian gateway expects to break its annual record this year. Growth has come from traditional all-cargo carriers, integrators and bellyhold operators. The airport is also used as a gateway to Europe by ... [+]

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