MALÉRT (Magyar Légiforgalmi R.T.) was a Hungarian airline, founded on November 19, 1922. The airline merged with Aeroflot in 1944-46 into Maszovlet (Magyar-Szovjet Légiforgalmi Társaság) a forerunner of MALÉV Hungarian Airlines.

Magyar Legiforgalmi R.T. (Malert)
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FoundedNovember 19, 1922
Ceased operations1944
Fleet size8 Junkers Ju 52/3m
5 Savoia-Marchetti SM.75
3 Focke-Wulf Fw 58
DestinationsBudapest, Kraków, Warsaw, Prague, Belgrade and Vienna
HeadquartersBudapest, Hungary
Ju 52s in an airfield. A MALÉRT Ju 52 is in the background.
A SM.75 in service

By 1929, the airline flew regular flights connecting Budapest with Belgrade and Vienna.

The main fleet before 1939 were eight triple-engined German-built Junkers Ju52/3m aircraft HA-JUA to HA-JUG, one airplane HA-DUR[1] for the government, delivered between 1933–39. Five somewhat comparable triple-engined Italian-built Savoia Marchetti S.M.75 aircraft HA-SMA to HA-SME, delivered in 1938–39. And also 3 German-built Focke-Wulf Fw 58 airplanes, with the codes HA-FOA to HA-FOD.

Mainstream services operated in 1938-9 were daily Budapest-Kraków-Warsaw, daily Budapest-Prague and daily Budapest-Vienna.

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  1. ^ Note that "hadúr" means "Warlord" in Hungarian (see Google Translate)