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Hungary is a landlocked republic in Central Europe, bordered on the north by Slovakia; on the northeast by Ukraine; on the east by Romania; on the south by Serbia & Montenegro, Croatia, and Slovenia; and on the west by Austria. Hungary's present borders are virtually the same as those established by the post-World War I Treaty of Trianon (1920). The country's capital and largest city is Budapest
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November 7, 2016ABC Air Hungary was a cargo airline based in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International (BUD) & founded in 1999. Started operations on 30Jun2005, ceased on 20Nov2015 but hopes to restart [status change]
November 5, 2016Farnair Hungary was founded as NAWA Air Transport, the first privately owned airline in Hungary in 1990. Renamed to Farnair & then to ASL Airlines Hungary [added]
November 5, 2016Ronan Air was registered in September 2014 [added]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

ABC Air Hungary

2005 - 2011Restarting

^ Comments : ABC Air Hungary was a cargo airline based in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International (BUD) & founded in 1999. Started operations on 30Jun2005, ceased on 20Nov2015 but hopes to restart

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Aero Rt (Aero Joint Stock Company)

1910* - 1912Inactive

^ Comments : Aero Rt was established on 22Dec2010 as one of the world's first aviation companies

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AeroExpress

1922* - 1926Inactive

^ Comments : AeroExpress was formed in 1922. German sponsored airline that was forced to close by the Hungarian Government in order to give the skies to Malert

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Air Budapest

1991 - 1992Inactive

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Air Hungaria

1993* - 2002Inactive

^ Comments : Air Hungaria was founded in 1992

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Air Max Cargo

2000 - dateActive

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Air Service

1993* - 1999Inactive

^ Comments : Air Service was formed in 1993

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Air Service Hungary

1993 - 1999Inactive

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Arc Air

(2004)Began?

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Arc Air

1992* - 1994Inactive

^ Comments : Arc Air was founded in 1992

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ASL Airlines Hungary

2015 - dateActive

^ Comments : Farnair Hungary was founded as NAWA Air Transport, the first privately owned airline in Hungary in 1990. Operations started on 30Jun1990. Renamed to Farnair & then to ASL Airlines Hungary

^ Genealogy : NAWA Air Transport >Farnair Air Transport Hungary >Farnair Hungary>ASL Airlines Hungary

Astra Air Services

2004* - 2004*Status?

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Atlant Aerobatics

1992 - 2000Renamed

^ Comments : Atlant Hungary Airlines was founded in 1992 as Atlant-Aerobatica. Renamed to current name in 2000

^ Genealogy : Atlant-Aerobatica >Atlant Hungary Airlines

Atlant Hungary-Airlines

2000 - 2007Inactive

^ Comments : Atlant Hungary Airlines was founded in 1992 as Atlant-Aerobatica. Renamed to current name in 2000

^ Genealogy : Atlant-Aerobatica >Atlant Hungary Airlines

Aviaexpress

1991* - 2004Inactive

^ Comments : Aviaexpress was founded in 1988. Scheuduled international and regional passenger and cargo services

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Budapest Aircraft Service (BASe Kft)

1991 - dateActive

^ Comments : Budapest Aircraft Service (BASe Kft) was formed in 1991

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Carpathian Air

1999 - 2001Inactive

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Carpathian Air Transport

1999* - 2001Inactive

^ Comments : Carpathian Air Transport was formed in 1999

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Cityline Hungary

2003 - dateActive

^ Comments : Cityline Hungary was founded in Mar2003 with the aim of providing cargo operations to European, African and CIS countries

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Danube Air

1991* - 1993Inactive

^ Comments : Danube Air was founded in 1991 offerring charter and air taxi services

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Farnair Air Transport Hungary

1993 - 1997Renamed

^ Comments : Farnair Hungary was founded as NAWA Air Transport, the first privately owned airline in Hungary in 1990. Operations started on 30Jun1990. Renamed to Farnair & then to ASL Airlines Hungary

^ Genealogy : NAWA Air Transport >Farnair Air Transport Hungary >Farnair Hungary>ASL Airlines Hungary

Farnair Hungary

1997 - 2015Renamed

^ Comments : Farnair Hungary was founded as NAWA Air Transport, the first privately owned airline in Hungary in 1990. Operations started on 30Jun1990. Renamed to Farnair & then to ASL Airlines Hungary

^ Genealogy : NAWA Air Transport >Farnair Air Transport Hungary >Farnair Hungary>ASL Airlines Hungary

Fleet Air International

2007 - dateActive

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G1 Company

1999* - 2000Inactive

^ Comments : G1 Company was founded in 1000

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HUK (Hungarian Ukranian Airlines)

1994 - 2002Inactive

^ Comments : Hungarian Ukrainian Heavy Lift was renamed to HUK (Hungarian Ukranian Airlines) in 1994

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Ukrainian Heavy Lift >HUK

Hun Air

1994 - 2004Inactive

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Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company

1922 - 1928Renamed

^ Comments : Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company, started carrying its own mix of passengers, mail, and cargo on the same route in 1922. Hungarian Aviation took the name Malert in 1928

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company >Malert + Maefort + Hungarian part of Aeroflot =>Maszovlet >Malev

Hungarian Ukrainian Heavy Lift

1991 - 1994Renamed

^ Comments : Hungarian Ukrainian Heavy Lift was renamed to HUK (Hungarian Ukranian Airlines) in 1994

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Ukrainian Heavy Lift >HUK

Hungarian World Airways

(2014)Began?

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Indicator Aviation

1991* - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : Indicator Aviation was formed in 1991

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Linair Hungarian Regional Airlines

1994* - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : Linair Hungarian Regional Airlines was founded in 1994. International and domestic charter services from Budapest to destinations within Europe. Acquired Aviaexpress in 1996

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Maefort (Magyar Legiforgalmi Rt)

1922 - 1928Renamed

^ Comments : Maefort was established in 1920, initially to carry mail and passengers added in 1921

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company >Malert + Maefort + Hungarian part of Aeroflot =>Maszovlet >Malev

Malert

1928 - 1944Renamed

^ Comments : Malert (Magyar Légiforgalmi R.T.) was founded on 19Nov1922 as Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company. Renamed in 1928 & merged with Maefort (Magyar Aeroforgalmi R.T.) & Aeroflot in 1944-46 into Maszovlet (Magyar-Szovjet Légiforgalmi Társaság) a forerunner of Malev Hungarian Airlines.

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company >Malert + Maefort + Hungarian part of Aeroflot =>Maszovlet >Malev

Malev Express

2002 - 2005Renamed

^ Comments : Malev Express was the regional arm of the national carrier operating from Budapest. Reintegrated back into Malev in 2005

^ Genealogy : Malev Express >>Malev

Malev Hungarian Airlines

1956 - 2012Inactive

^ Comments : Malev was founded on 29Mar1946 & commenced operations on 15Oct1946 as Maszovlet. Started operations as Malev on 25Nov1956 & halted operations after 66 years of service on 03Feb2012

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company >Malert + Maefort + Hungarian part of Aeroflot =>Maszovlet >Malev

Maszovlet (Hungarian-Soviet Civil Air Transport Joint Stock Company)

1946 - 1954Renamed

^ Comments : Malev was founded on 29Mar1946 & commenced operations on 15Oct1946 as Maszovlet. Started operations as Malev on 25Nov1956 & halted operations after 66 years of service on 03Feb2012

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company >Malert + Maefort + Hungarian part of Aeroflot =>Maszovlet >Malev

Napkelet Airlines

(1995*)Began?

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NAWA Air Transport

1990 - 1993Renamed

^ Comments : Farnair Hungary was founded as NAWA Air Transport, the first privately owned airline in Hungary in 1990. Operations started on 30Jun1990. Renamed to Farnair & then to ASL Airlines Hungary

^ Genealogy : NAWA Air Transport >Farnair Air Transport Hungary >Farnair Hungary>ASL Airlines Hungary

Pannon Airlines

1999 - 2002Inactive

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Quick Air Trans

2002* - 2003Inactive

^ Comments : Quick Air Trans was founded in 2002

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Repulogepes Szolgalat Allami Vallat

1995* - 1996Inactive

^ Comments : Repulogepes Szolgalat Allami Vallat was founded in 1995

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Ronan Air

2014 - dateActive

^ Comments : Ronan Air was registered in September 2014

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Samair Hungary

2013 - dateActive

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SkyEurope Hungary

2003 - 2007Inactive

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Sólyom Hungarian Airways

2016 >Planned

^ Comments : Sólyom Hungarian Airways (Budapest) was a planned replacement for defunct national carrier, Malev. Still hoping to start in 2016

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Sunrise Airlines

(2002)Began?

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Sunrise Airlines

1995 - 1996Inactive

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Transeuropa Union

1923* - 1925Inactive

^ Comments : Transeuropa Union was founded in 1923

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Travel Service Hungary

2001 - dateActive

^ Comments : Travel Service Hungary was founded & started operations in 2001. Scheduled international passenger services out of Budapest Ferihegy (BUD)

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Uniker Air Charter Co-op

1995* - 1996Inactive

^ Comments : Uniker Air Charter Co-op was founded in 1995

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Union Airlines Hungary

(2005)Began?

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Wizz Air

2004 - dateActive

^ Comments : Wizz Air was established in Sep2003 and its first flight was 19May2004

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