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9th January, 2019

Snow diverts Budapest flights

Some flights bound for Budapest had to be rerouted to other airports on Tuesday, due to the heavy snow.

One runway at Liszt Ferenc Airport was closed for much of the day, and visibility was poor.

The Wizz Air flight from Berlin and the Ryanair flight from Dublin had to land in Bratislava.

A Lufthansa flight from Frankfurt was diverted to Vienna, and Wizz Air’s Pristina-Budapest flight went to Debrecen.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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