Fifth Airbus A320 joins Wizz Air’s Skopje base

Wizz Air, one of the fastest growing airlines in Central and Eastern Europe and the largest airline of North Macedonia, is celebrating together with TAV Macedonia the allocation of the 5th aircraft and launch of 3 new routes from North Macedonia, commencing on July 31 and August 2, 2019. Passengers can now travel from Skopje to Turku on the southwest coast of Finland and Larnaca – one of the oldest cities in Cyprus, region famous for its outstanding natural beauty. The third route celebrated connects Ohrid with Memmingen, which together with the recently launched Dortmund service gives passengers a convenient opportunity to travel to Germany from Ohrid.

With a traditional aviation welcoming ceremony – water canon salute and treats – the first passengers on Wizz Air’s flight from Turku were welcomed at the airport in Skopje. A bit later the second celebratory flight departed from Skopje to Larnaca. Passengers traveling on the Ohrid – Memmingen route will enjoy their first flight on August 2, 2019.

WIZZ started operations from North Macedonia in 2011 and established a based in Skopje in 2012. After 7 years of successful operations, the airline announced further expansion at its North Macedonian base by allocating the 5th Airbus A320 aircraft at the end of July 2019. The new aircraft represents another $101 million investment into the local aviation market and will contribute to the creation of over thirty new direct jobs with Wizz Air.

Only this year, WIZZ started to operate to 4 new destinations from Skopje to: Baden-Baden, Bremen, Larnaca and Turku, and 4 new destinations from Ohrid to: Malmö, Milan, opened in March 2019, Dortmund opened at the beginning of July and Memmingen in August. Overall, it makes a total of 38 routes to 16 countries operated by Wizz Air from the two North Macedonian airports: Skopje and Ohrid.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM NORTH MACEDONIA

Route Days From Fares from*
Skopje –Larnaca Wednesdays, Sundays 31 July 2019 MKD 899/EUR 14.99
Skopje – Turku Wednesdays, Sundays 31 July 2019 MKD 1,499/EUR 24.99
Ohrid–Memmingen/Munich West Mondays, Fridays 2 August 2019 MKD 899/EUR 14.99

 

* One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

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