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Lufthansa to operate six flights to Hungary's FlyBalaton Airport beginning in April
German national airline Lufthansa will operate flights to FlyBalaton Airport in Sarmellek (W Hungary) from six cities in Germany beginning in April, CEO Agoston Gubicza of FB Airport Kft, the company that on March 3 signed an agreement to lease and operate the airport, announced on Thursday evening.
Lufthansa will operate weekly and biweekly flights to FlyBalaton Airport from Frankfurt, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Dresden, Leipzig and Erfurt.
Mr Gubicza said that FB Airport has begun talks regarding the operation of a flight from Basel, Switzerland, and a southern European location to FlyBalaton Airport as well.
The FB Airport CEO said the company expects passenger traffic of 25,000-30,000 at FlyBalaton Airport this year, compared to 12,000 last year, noting that passenger traffic would have to rise to 300,000 annually in order for the airport to make a profit.
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