Wizz Air expands London Gatwick operations

Wizz Air has announced a new base at Gatwick Airport, which will be the third base for Wizz Air UK, the group’s UK-registered and based airline, alongside London Luton and the recently announced Doncaster Sheffield. The airline will allocate 1 Airbus A321 aircraft to the South London hub and launch four new routes to leisure destinations in Greece, Italy, Spain and Malta from October 22, 2020.

Wizz Air started flying from Gatwick in 2016, and since then has carried almost 1 million passengers. With the creation of a new base at Gatwick, Wizz Air will offer passengers even more affordable travel opportunities, with 450,000 seats per annum on sale on its new routes to popular holiday destinations including Athens (Greece), Naples (Italy), Lanzarote (Spain) and Malta for the remainder of the year.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM LONDON GATWICK

Route Operating Days Starts Fares from**
London Gatwick – Lanzarote Monday, Wednesday, Friday 23 Oct 2020 £26.99
London Gatwick – Athens Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 22 Oct 2020 £26.99
London Gatwick – Malta Monday, Wednesday, Friday 23 Oct 2020 £21.99
London Gatwick – Naples Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 22 Oct 2020 £26.99

*Wizz Air’s carbon-dioxide emissions were the lowest among European airlines in the rolling 12 months to April 2020 (57.2 gr/km/passenger)

**One-way price, including taxes, administration and other non-optional charges. One carry-on bag (max: 40x30x20cm) is included. Trolley bag and each piece of checked-in baggage is subject to additional fees. The price applies only to bookings made on wizzair.com and the WIZZ mobile app.

*** 50% discount applies to WIZZ Flex service per flight, per passenger, when purchased with basic fare ticket when booking on wizzair.com during the promotional period.  The promotion does not apply to group bookings and WIZZ Go, WIZZ Plus & Flex bundle tickets. By purchasing WIZZ Flex service during the promotional period you acknowledge and accept the above terms and the terms and conditions of WIZZ Flex.

****ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every million carried passengers

In other news, the company has also announced 7 new destinations from Riga, including the splendid Reykjavik, Hamburg and Stockholm Skavsta.