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New aerospace entreprise in Hungary with Airbus Helicopters

An amazing and important new - a new aerospace enterprice will be established in Hungary. Airbus Helicopters and the Hungarian Government have selected the town of Gyula in the Békés County as the site for a new aerospace enterprise in Hungary. The new installation will be built up from scratch and will be the core of an emerging Hungarian aeronautics cluster. This was announced...

Hungary Agro Aero chose an ALSIM AL250

Agro Aero, a medium-sized, family-owned flight school in Szeged, Hungary chose Alsim AL250 flight simulator . The school offers Zero to ATPL flight training courses for more than 100 students per year. The AL250 is their first flight training device.   The Alsim AL250 is a generic and compact simulator for single & multi engine piston (SEP/MEP reconfigurable) PPL, CPL &am...

Long-term industrial partnership between Airbus Helicopters and Hungary

Airbus Helicopters and Hungary have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to create an industrial cooperation for long-term aviation projects that will initially focus on the production of certain high precision mechanical parts for helicopter dynamic systems. This project is part of the 'Zrinyi 2026' armed forces development program supporting Hungary’s national security goals of de...

Hungary orders 16 H225M multi-role helicopters

The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 16 H225M multi-purpose helicoptersequipped with the HForce weapon management system. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will also provide an extensive training and support package to ensure the highest level of operational availability. “I am thankful for the trust that the Hungarian Government has placed in our company to support...

Wizz Air Announces Further Expansion Of Budapest Network

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Hungary's hometown airline, today announced a further expansion of capacity in its Budapest network with one new aircraft, 2 new routes from Budapest to London Gatwick and Oslo, and frequency increases on 3 popular services. Next year WIZZ is adding a total of 17 additional weekly flights to its Budapest schedule growing...

Lufthansa Technik performed first base maintenance layovers of Boeing 737 MAX

Lufthansa Technik recently performed the first major connectivity modifications on Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft of an undisclosed customer. The aircraft were modified at Lufthansa Technik Budapest. The airline customer is currently enlarging its all-Boeing 737 fleet with the newest member of this aircraft family and was looking for a partner to equip the fleet with a state-of-the-art connectivity...

Fly Coop invests in an ALSIM : first ALSIM simulator in Hungary

Alsim is pleased to announce the installation of an ALX flight simulator (Single Engine Piston/Multi Engine Piston, Medium Jet) at Hungarian flight school Fly Coop, located in Budapest.   Mr. Peter Nagy, Fly Coop Deputy Head of Training, explains why the flight school selected Alsim’s ALX: “We did a quite exhaustive research on the required device before reaching...

Hungary orders 20 H145Ms

The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has ordered 20 H145M military helicopters equipped with the innovative HForce weapon management in the frame of the military modernisation programme Zrinyi 2026. Together with the helicopters, Airbus will provide an extensive training and support package.  “We are honoured to be of service – once more – to th...

Wizz Air Starts Its Greatest Operational Ramp-Up

IN 17 WEEKS: 21 AIRCRAFT ALLOCATIONS, 4 NEW DESTINATIONS, 700 ADDITIONAL WEEKLY DEPARTURES, 70 NEW ROUTES LAUNCHED Wizz Air, one of Europe's fastest growing airlines and the largest low cost carrier in CEE, today starts the biggest operational ramp-up across its network in Wizz Air’s history. In the upcoming 17 weeks a total of 21 aircraft will be allocated to its European bases, supp...

Wizz Air Announces Further Expansion In Ukraine

Wizz Air announces its re-start of operations from Kharkiv, which will become the carrier’s third Ukrainian airport, along with 5 new routes to be launched in 2018 from the regional airports of Lviv and Kharkiv. As a result of the increased demand of WIZZ services by the Ukrainian passengers, the airline is delighted to offer a greater choice of flights for the Ukrainian travelers and the...

Wizz Air Reports Record Results In H1 F18 With Net Profit Up 25%, Revenues Up 25%, Passengers Up 25%

Wizz Air Holdings Plc ("Wizz Air" or "the Company"), the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe ("CEE"), today issues unaudited results for the six months to 30 September 2017 ("first half" or "H1") for the Company as a whole, and separately for its airline ("Airline") and tour operator ("Wizz Tours") business un...

Wizz Air Launched Operations to Pulkovo Saint Petersburg Airport

On 27 August 2017, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe Wizz Air launched scheduled service from Budapest (Hungary) to Saint Petersburg (Russia). The first flight was traditionally greeted at Pulkovo airport with a water cannon salute from the airport firetrucks. “We are delighted to welcome Wizz Air, the first foreign low-cost carr...