Hungary to sponsor flights from Budapest to Albania, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Serbia, FYR Macedonia
Balkans News - 23.02.2016
The Hungarian government has announced plans to subsidies flights from Budapest Airport to three cities in the former Yugoslavia. The Hungarian Development Ministry will publish a concession tender in the European Union's Official Journal for interested airlines to operate services from the Hungarian capital to Podgorica (Montenegro), ]Pristina (Serbia)and Skopje (FYR Macedonia). Furthemore, the state will sponsor flights to Tirana (Albania) and Sofia (Bulgaria) as well. Any carrier registered within the European Union will be eligible to apply for the subsidies, although the exact terms and conditions are yet to be revealed. According to the ministry, the new routes will help boost trade and tourism. It further adds that financial assistance is being offered since a number of destinations formerly served by the national carrier Malev, which filed for bankruptcy in February 2012, are yet to resume.
Auch nach Pristina. Malev war 2012 Konkurs gegangen. Eines der ex -jugoslawischen Zielen.