New Airline for Hungary?

TransportAirlines & Airports ♦ Published: September 6, 2012; 19:42 ♦ (Vindobona)

After the insolvency of Malev in March 2012, the Hungarian government is said to promote a new airline.

New Airline for Hungary? / Picture: ©

The insolvency of the former state-owned airline Malev in March 2012 caused a substantial decrease in air traffic in Hungary. Compared to the second quarter of 2011, the number of flights at Budapest Airport fell by 24%. The number of passengers decreased by 3.5%, the Hungarian Statistical Office said. Already in the first quarter, the number of flights decreased by 20% compared to the…