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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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June 17, 2017 RonanAir has not started operations yet [status change]
November 7, 2016 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 [status change]
November 5, 2016 Farnair 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]

Airline

Status Operating Dates

ABC Air Hungary   

Inactive 2005 - 2011

^ 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)   

Inactive 1910* - 1912

^ Comments : Aero Rt was established on 22Dec1910 as one of the world's first aviation companies

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AeroExpress   

Inactive 1922* - 1926

^ 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   

Inactive 1991 - 1992

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Air Hungaria   

Inactive 1993* - 2002

^ Comments : Air Hungaria was founded in 1992

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Air Max Cargo   

Active 2000 - date

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Air Service   

Inactive 1993* - 1999

^ Comments : Air Service was formed in 1993

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Air Service Hungary   

Inactive 1993 - 1999

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Arc Air (i)   

Inactive 1992* - 1994

^ Comments : Arc Air was founded in 1992

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Arc Air (ii)   

Not started (2004)

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ASL Airlines Hungary   

Active 2015 - date

^ 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   

Unsure 2004* - 2004*

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Atlant Aerobatics   

Renamed 1992 - 2000

^ 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   

Inactive 2000 - 2007

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

^ Genealogy : Atlant-Aerobatica >Atlant Hungary Airlines

Aviaexpress   

Inactive 1991* - 2004

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

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Budapest Aircraft Service (BASe Kft)   

Active 1991 - date

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

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Carpathian Air   

Inactive 1999 - 2001

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Carpathian Air Transport   

Inactive 1999* - 2001

^ Comments : Carpathian Air Transport was formed in 1999

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Cityline Hungary   

Active 2003 - date

^ 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   

Inactive 1991* - 1993

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

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Farnair Air Transport Hungary   

Renamed 1993 - 1997

^ 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   

Renamed 1997 - 2015

^ 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   

Active 2007 - date

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G1 Company   

Inactive 1999* - 2000

^ Comments : G1 Company was founded in 1000

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HUK (Hungarian Ukranian Airlines)   

Inactive 1994 - 2002

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

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Ukrainian Heavy Lift >HUK

Hun Air   

Inactive 1994 - 2004

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Hungarian Aviation Joint Stock Company   

Renamed 1922 - 1928

^ 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   

Renamed 1991 - 1994

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

^ Genealogy : Hungarian Ukrainian Heavy Lift >HUK

Hungarian World Airways   

Not started (2014)

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Indicator Aviation   

Inactive 1991* - 2009

^ Comments : Indicator Aviation was formed in 1991

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Linair Hungarian Regional Airlines   

Inactive 1994* - 2003

^ 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)  updated

Renamed 1922 - 1928

^ Comments : Maefort was established in 1920, initially to carry mail and passengers added in 1921. Reorganised and renamed to Malert in 1928. Budapest based passenger carrier. Aeroexpress was forced out of business by the Hungarian Government to give Malert total control of the skies. Ceased to exist after the war bought the USSR in. Russia then helped set up it's successor MALEV

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

Malert   

Renamed 1928 - 1944

^ 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  updated

Renamed 2002 - 2005

^ Comments : Malev Express was formed in 2002 as the regional arm of the national carrier operating from Budapest. Reintegrated back into Malev in 2005

^ Genealogy : Malev Express >>Malev

Malev Hungarian Airlines   

Inactive 1956 - 2012

^ 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)   

Renamed 1946 - 1954

^ 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   

Not started (1995*)

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NAWA Air Transport   

Renamed 1990 - 1993

^ 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   

Inactive 1999 - 2002

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Quick Air Trans   

Inactive 2002* - 2003

^ Comments : Quick Air Trans was founded in 2002

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Repulogepes Szolgalat Allami Vallat   

Inactive 1995* - 1996

^ Comments : Repulogepes Szolgalat Allami Vallat was founded in 1995

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RonanAir  updated

Planned 2017 >

^ Comments : Ronan Air was registered in September 2014

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Samair Hungary   

Active 2013 - date

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SkyEurope Hungary   

Inactive 2003 - 2007

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Sólyom Hungarian Airways   

Not started (2016)

^ 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   

Not started (2002)

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Sunrise Airlines   

Inactive 1995 - 1996

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Transeuropa Union   

Inactive 1923* - 1925

^ Comments : Transeuropa Union was founded in 1923

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Travel Service Hungary   

Active 2001 - date

^ 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   

Inactive 1995* - 1996

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

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Union Airlines Hungary   

Not started (2005)

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Wizz Air   

Active 2004 - date

^ Comments : Wizz Air was established in Sep2003 and its first flight was 19May2004. Low-cost international and regional scheduled services

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