Coronavirus Update: Budapest Airport and Wizz Air suspend Northern Italy flights

Flights to and from Milan, Treviso, and Bergamo have been suspended until a review on April 3.

Wizz Air has suspended its flights to Milan, Treviso, and Bergamo due to the coronavirus outbreak and a quarantine in northern Italy, until a review on April 3.

According to MTI, the airline said it would inform passengers with bookings for the cancelled flights, adding that they could choose between a full refund or 120 percent of the price they paid credited to their WIZZ accounts. Passengers that booked their flights through a travel agency should contact their agent to learn about those options.

Meanwhile, Budapest Airport announced that Liszt Ferenc International Airport would not receive flights from Milan, Bergamo, or Treviso from today onwards. It added that since the introduction of coronavirus-related measures at the airport, a total of 5,919 passengers and 416 crew members have been checked for fever, a symptom of the COVID-19 disease.

A call center set up for advice on the coronavirus can be reached on +36-80-277-455 and +36-80-277-456 or by email under koronavirus@bm.gov.hu.