Friss hírek, aktualitások - Diplomacy&Trade Friss hírek, aktualitások - Diplomacy&Trade hu Budapest Airport recognized Budapest Airport has received two awards at this year’s CEESAR Aviation Awards in Poznañ, Poland. Highlight of the Year in CEE – The Dynamic Development of Budapest Airport and Most Remarkable Airport Expansion, as well as being an integral player in the Route of the Year Award – Budapest to New York JFK, awarded to LOT Polish Airlines. U.S. lawmakers in Budapest A bi-party delegation of the United States Congress comprised of four senators and two members of the House of Representatives visited Budapest this Tuesday, meeting with Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and other government officials. Screening for innovation The manufacturing of ‘Viking’ industrial deck screen machines began in Hungary in 2016 after Norwegian entrepreneur and EydeScreen chairman, Stig Eyde, moved production here from Ireland. Director Tamás Maróthy has talked about this venture in the recent issue of Diplomacy&Trade. EP elections in Hungary set for May 26 People in Hungary will go to the polls to elect their representatives in the European Parliament (21 seats allocated for the country) on Sunday, May 26, 2019, the President of the Republic János Áder announced this Friday. Norwegian Foreign Minister in Budapest The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide paid an official visit to Budapest this Friday. Topics in her talks with the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Péter Szijjártó included European cooperation, security policy and other relevant foreign policy issues. The two politicians agreed that Norway and Hungary have good bilateral cooperation in many areas, such as in the business sector. A healthy business Professional consultations, a welcoming and comfortable environment, central location and convenient end-to-end services – all this is provided by the highly-qualified and dedicated staff at FirstMed, the multi-disciplinary health clinic that celebrates its 20th anniversary this February. Thai Deputy PM visits Budapest Thai Deputy Prime Minister Chatchai Sarikulya has recently paid an official visit to the Hungarian capital where he discussed issues like technological coopration, water management and even the possibility of a direct air link between the two countries. LOT to fly from Budapest to Bucharest and Brussels Starting from September 2, 2019, LOT Polish Airlines will operate flights to the Belgian and Romanian capitals twice a day (twelve times a week) with a modern Embraer 195 aircraft based in Budapest, Budapest Airport has announced. The U.S. strives to deepen relations with Hungary The Secretary of State of the United States, Mike Pompeo paid a short visit to Budapest, meeting with state leaders, discussing the political, economic and defense aspects of bilateral relations. He also met the representatives of several NGOs in the Hungarian capital. Hauni technology and capacity expansion in Pécs An investment project is to be launched at the Pécs site of Hauni Hungaria that celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. The industrial equipment and machinery manufacturing division of the German Körber Group is going to spend EUR 18.5 million on the expansion of its manufacturing and service area. Solar park investors day A professional day for solar park investors is organized jointly this February by TÜV Rheinland, RENA Solar and Solar Check Energetics. The event sets the goal of helping solar investors to navigate the Hungarian solar market and to highlight which areas of the solar power plant deserve special attention. Kosice region to launch new tourist sites Over EUR 1.2 million will be spent for the development of tourism in the Region of Ko¹ice this year, which is a significant leap upwards. The regional tourism organization is planning new trips, regular tourist trains, larger investment projects, as well as activities related to the Ice Hockey World Championship. Qatar Airways Beyond Business Qatar Airways has launched ‘Beyond Business by Qatar Airways’, a corporate rewards program in Europe and the Americas. The new program introduces a new currency, Qrewards, and allows business travelers to take advantage of exclusive benefits. Beyond Business by Qatar Airways will launch globally later in 2019. Bratislava Region Tourism presentation The Bratislava Region Tourism regional association will attend the International Fair of Travel (ITF) in the Slovak capital, Bratislava on January 24th-27th to present itself as a destination to the professional and general public. Qatar Airways launches global campaign Qatar Airways has announced its latest global sales promotion designed to inspire passengers "to explore new and exciting destinations in 2019," by offering them special discounts on the airline's global network of over 160 destinations. Saudi National Day The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia celebrates the 88th anniversary of the unification of the Kingdom of by the late King Abdul-Aziz Al Saud in 1932. The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Budapest presents a this special edition on this national occasion. Hungarian PM receives Vietnamese Communist Party leader The General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nguyen Phu Trong is on an official visit to Hungary at the invitation of Prime Minister Viktor Orbán. The two leaders met Monday afternoon in the building of Hungarian Parliament. Transmission manufacturing expanded in Eger The German company ZF continues to manufacture its eight-speed automatic transmission for leading automotive companies in Eger, E Hungary. The choice of the venue was supported by the professional expertise of the staff working there and the excellent infrastructure, too. E.ON connects own solar parks to national grid Utility services provider E.ON Hungária Co. Ltd. has announced that it has connected to the grid its own solar plants in Hungary: the seven 500-kW units built in Szigetvár and the 500 kW solar park constructed in Mohács, both in the souther-central part of the country. ADA opens new manufacturing hall in Körmend As part of an investment of more than EUR 17 million of technology development and the construction of manufacturing halls, Austria’s ADA Group, one of the leading manufacturers of upholstered furniture, beds and mattresses in Europe, has opened a manufacturing hall in Körmend, Western Hungary.