Category Archives: Wizz Air (Bulgaria)

Wizz Air further expands in Bucharest

Wizz Air, the largest airline in Romania and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines today announced further development of the operation in Bucharest basing 1 new Airbus A321 aircraft. The new aircraft will enter the WIZZ fleet in July 2020, and will increase the local Bucharest fleet to a total of 13.

From July 2020, Wizz Air will also launch two new exciting routes from Bucharest to Prague, in Czech Republic and Seville, in Spain, which will be only connection between the Romanian Capital and the Andalusian city.

Prague is one of the most interesting cities in Europe, ranking in top 10 most visited capital across the continent. Well renowned for its historical landmarks like the Charles Bridge above the Vltava River, the Prague Castle, or the beautiful old town square with the Astronomical Clock, Prague can also offer a glimpse into contemporary design and architecture, with the Dancing House which is one of the city landmarks. Gastronomy enthusiasts will feel like home in Prague, famous for its great beer and tasty food. So Prague offers an authentic journey into the history while also providing relaxing moments on Vltava cruises. On the other hand, Seville, the capital of the Andalusia region in Spain, offers the best of the Latin culture. The must see list needs includes places like the emblematic Giralda (the bell tower of the Cathedral), the Basilica of La Macarena, Centro Ceramica Triana or The Guadalquivir River and several enchanting gardens.

WIZZ is constantly adding new routes to the Romanian network. In the second half of 2019 WIZZ announced new destinations from Bucharest to London Southend and Edinburgh or Lyon, which offers Romanian passengers the opportunity for new travel experiences in England, Scotland and France.

With this brand new addition in the Romanian fleet, Wizz Air will have 30 based aircraft in Romania in 2020 employing more than 1,100 customer-oriented crew. Wizz Air now offers 153 routes to 20 countries from 10 Romanian airports and has just recently welcomed its 50 millionth passenger in Romania and 20 millionth passenger in Bucharest. Both of them were awarded with EUR 250 vouchers for Wizz Air flights. Wizz Air is committed to the Romanian market and offers almost 11 million seats on sale on its Romanian routes in 2020, which represents a 10% growth year over year.

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Wizz Air expands its Varna base in Bulgaria

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and the leading airline of Bulgaria, has announced further capacity expansion to its Varna network, allocating an additional Airbus A320 aircraft, adding 6 new routes and updating the frequencies of some of the airline’s existing routes.

The new Airbus A320 will be joining Wizz Air’s Varna fleet in July 2019.

With the arrival of the new aircraft in Varna Wizz Air’s Bulgarian fleet will grow to a total of 9 aircraft, with 2 based in Varna and 7 in Sofia. The fleet growth will increase Wizz Air’s capacity in Bulgaria further by 14% year on year, manifesting in both new routes and frequency updates.

Starting in July 2019, the newest Wizz Air routes will connect Varna with three exciting German cities. The beautiful port town of Hamburg, Cologne the gothic gem and the remarkable cultural hub Berlin are all among the airline’s newest direct routes from Varna. The romantic vibes of Paris, the exciting Mersey-side in Liverpool and the historical harbors and the colorful creativity in Copenhagen are now available for passengers travelling from Varna at Wizz Air’s genuinely low fares.

Wizz Air’s first Varna flight took off in 2007 and since then, the airline has become the leading carrier at Varna Airport. In the first eleven months of 2018, Wizz carried over 400,000 passengers on its low fare routes to and from Varna representing 48% year on year growth, while more than 2.8 million passengers to and from Bulgaria, which represents 17% increase compared to 2017.

Wizz now offers more than 500,000 seats on its 14 routes from Varna, while in total more than 3 million seats on 49 services to and from Bulgaria in 2019, as it aims to create more opportunities for Bulgarian travellers and their visitors to enjoy low fares and outstanding travel experience.

Wizz now offers 49 routes from three Bulgarian airports to 18 countries.

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Wizz Air to establish its 14th base at Vilnius on April 16

Wizz Air will establish its 14th base at Vilnius, Lithuania and begin operations on April 16.

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