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Ural Airlines announces new route to Europe
On December 28 will be the first flight of Ural Airlines from Moscow to Budapest. The carrier will fly to the capital of Hungary from Zhukovsky Airport three times a week.
Hungary increases the number of visa centers in Russia
VFS Global has become Hungary’s new visa operator in Russia, according to its official announcement of August 23. In particular, one visa center will be opened in each 64 Russian cities, the first 40 of them will begin work by the end of August. The operator plans to issue annually 60 000 visas in Russia.
VFS Global company became a new Hungarian visa operator in Russia
VFS Global company became a new Hungarian visa operator in Russia. The company is going to open visa centers in 64 cities of Russia. The first 40 of them will start operation till the end of August.
Hungarian low-coster Wizz Air plans to increase transportation to Russia by 27% in 2018
In 2018 Hungarian low-budget airline Wizz Air plans to increase transportation to Russia by 27%, up to 145 thousand. "Up to the end of 2017, we plan to transport about 14 thousand passengers from St. Petersburg, from Moscow - 100 thousand passengers", - said Wizz Air Commercial Director George Michalopulos.
St. Petersburg and Budapest will be connected by direct flight of the Hungarian low-coster
Since August 27, the low cost airline Wizz Air will launch direct scheduled flights from the northern capital to Budapest and back. According to the representatives of the Russian and Hungarian tourist industry, a direct flight will promote the growth of tourist traffic in both directions. The flights will be performed twice a week by A320 aircraft.
In 2017 Hungary hopes for the growth of tourist flow from Russia by 20%
“Hungary hopes to increase the number of tourists from Russia by 20% in 2017”, - the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) reports with reference to the Bureau of Tourism of the Hungarian Embassy in Russia. "According to the results of the first three months of this year, the growth of the Russian tourist flow was about 64% against the same period of 2016.
General Consulate of Hungary in Kazan to suspend issuing Schengen visas from September
From September, General Consulate of Hungary in Kazan temporarily stops issuing Schengen visas the Association of Tour Operators of Russia (ATOR) said on Wednesday.This is associated with the introduction of fingerprinting procedures. Earlier it was reported that after the introduction of biometrics, Russians will be able to obtain Hungarian visas in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Yekaterinburg. It is also planned to organize this process in Kazan.
The Russians took the third place in the number of tourists to Hungary
The Russians took the third place in the number of tourists to Hungary in January-February Tourists from Russia took the third place among all the travelers on the number of nights spent in hotels in Hungary in January and February 2015, the press department of the Office of Tourism of Hungary in Russia reported.