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Russians ‘offer to revive’ Hungary’s flag carrier

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

The foundation of a new Hungarian national air carrier, rumoured to be the subject of talks between a Russian company and the Hungarian state, would not take the place of Malév, Magyar Idők suggests. Vs.hu concludes that the deal would benefit the Russian side, primarily. READ MORE

Sólyom Airlines stranded before take-off

Monday, October 14th, 2013

A business daily calls dreamers all those who believed for a moment that the amateurish adventure called Sólyom Airways was viable. READ MORE

Right-wing support for the new Hungarian airline

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Magyar Nemzet castigates left-liberal critics who voice doubts about the seriousness of the “Sólyom” project. READ MORE

The Czech Republic allowed to subsidise its air company – unlike Hungary

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Left- and right-wing commentators draw diametrically opposed conclusions from the news that public subsidy for CSA Czech public airlines has been approved by the European Commission. READ MORE

Lessons to be learned from the grounding of MALÉV

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Commentators voice their views on the bankruptcy of the Hungarian national airline – and according to their political bias, blame either the previous administration or the current government. They also wonder what the long-term implications of MALÉV’s insolvency will be. READ MORE

The end of MALÉV and the government’s investment strategy

Saturday, February 4th, 2012

A left-wing analyst blames the government for splashing out on huge state-owned enterprises while the country faces grave financial problems. READ MORE