Saudi Arabia Gets Third Connection at Budapest Airport

by: Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor |

The third of the ultra-low-cost carrier’s expansion into the Middle Eastern country from Hungary’s capital city airport, today’s route joins links to Jeddah and Riyadh which were launched in January.

Balázs Bogáts, Airline Development Director, Budapest Airport, says:

“As the capital of Saudi’s Eastern Province, Dammam is the perfect mix of tranquil scenes of the Arabian Gulf and bustling infrastructure.”

“Wizz Air’s flights to the modern metropolis is the hat trick to our ties to Saudi Arabia and we have no doubt of the success of all three of the services as the country’s reputation as the future of tourism continues to grow.”

Wizz Air will operate the 3,534-km sector utilizing its fleet of 239-seats A321 Neos, adding 14,340 one-way seats to Budapest’s Saudi Arabian schedule this summer. Budapest Airport is continuously expanding its route network. At the end of 2019, 153 destinations in 49 countries were accessible from the airport directly.

About Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s rich heritage and traditions have been shaped by its position as a historic trade hub and the birthplace of Islam. In recent years, the Kingdom has undergone a significant cultural transformation, evolving century-old customs to fit the contemporary world of today.

Getting around is easy, as while Arabic is the official language of Saudi Arabia and the primary language used in all dealings and public transactions, English serves as an informal second language in the Kingdom and is spoken by a large section of its society. All road signs are bilingual, showing information in both Arabic and English.

The travel industry is welcoming tourists with exciting offers and deals, special rates, and new suggestions of how to experience and enjoy Saudi Arabia. Take advantage of bargains to visit a new corner of the kingdom, or to tick an experience off the travel bucket list.

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