Category Archives: Wizz Air (Hungary)

Indigo Partners portfolio airlines order 255 A321neo Family aircraft including 91 for Frontier

Wizz Air (Hungary), Frontier (United States), Volaris (Mexico) and JetSMART (Chile, Argentina), Indigo Partners portfolio airlines, have announced an order for 255 additional A321neo Family aircraft under a joint Indigo Partners agreement. The firm order was signed at the Dubai Airshow.

This order brings the total number of aircraft ordered by the Indigo Partners’ airlines to 1,145 A320 Family aircraft. The aircraft ordered today are a mix of A321neos and A321XLRs, which will be delivered to the individual airlines as follows:

  • Wizz Air: 102 aircraft (75 A321neo + 27 A321XLR)
  • Frontier: 91 aircraft (A321neo)
  • Volaris: 39 aircraft (A321neo)
  • JetSMART: 23 aircraft (21 A321neo + 2 A321XLR)

In addition to this order, Volaris and JetSMART will upconvert 38 A320neo to A321neo from their existing aircraft backlogs.

Indigo Partners LLC, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is a private equity fund focused on worldwide investments in air transportation.

Wizz Air to open its 7th base in Italy at Venice, adds new routes to Jordan

Wizz Air has announced the opening of its seventh Italian base, at Venice Marco Polo Airport.

With 2 Airbus A321neo aircraft in one of Italy’s most important aviation markets, and with the launch of 4 new domestic services and 12 international destinations to 9 countries, Wizz Air continues to grow its Italian offer in order to provide passengers with a wide variety of destinations.

Wizz Air started flying to Italy in 2004, and since then has carried over 40 million passengers to and from Italy on its over 200 routes.

The establishment of Wizz Air’s newest base in Venice Marco Polo airport, which follows the opening of six bases (Milan Malpensa, Catania, Palermo, Bari, Naples and Rome Fiumicino) of the airline in Italy within just one year, underpins Wizz Air’s commitment towards the country.

The 2 Airbus A321neo aircraft will support the operations of 16 routes to Cagliari, Naples, Lamezia Terme, Lampedusa, Casablanca, Reykjavik, Mykonos, Santorini, Fuerteventura, Tenerife, Palma de Mallorca, Tallinn, London Luton, Tel Aviv, Prague, Sharm el Sheikh. Wizz Air’s extensive Venice network will support local tourism, bring more capital to the region as well as connect Venice with 3 new and exciting, currently unserved destinations such as Reykjavik, Tallinn and Fuerteventura. Wizz Air already operates 10 services from Venice Marco Polo airport to Catania, Tirana, Chisinau, Skopje, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iasi, Timisoara, St. Petersburg and Kyiv Zhulyany.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM VENICE MARCO POLO

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE*  STARTS
VENICE – CAGLIARI Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 19.99 EUR 3 March 2022
VENICE – NAPLES Daily 19.99 EUR 3 March 2022
VENICE – LAMEZIA TERME Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 9.99 EUR 3 March 2022
VENICE – LAMPEDUSA Wednesday, Sunday 19.99 EUR 6 March 2022
VENICE – CASABLANCA Monday, Wednesday, Friday 29.99 EUR 4 March 2022
VENICE – REYKJAVIK Tuesday, Saturday 29.99 EUR 2 April 2022
VENICE – MYKONOS

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 19.99 EUR 1 April 2022
VENICE – SANTORINI

 

Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR 2 April 2022
VENICE – PALMA DE MALLORCA

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 19.99 EUR 1 April 2022
VENICE – FUERTEVENTURA

 

Thursday, Sunday 29.99 EUR 3 April 2022
VENICE – TENERIFE

 

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 29.99 EUR 31 October 2022
VENICE – TALLINN

 

Monday, Friday 19.99 EUR 4 March 2022
VENICE – LONDON LUTON Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday 14.99 EUR / 12.99 GBP 3 March 2022
VENICE – TEL AVIV Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 79 ILS 2 April 2022
VENICE – PRAGUE Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.99 EUR / 259 CZK 1 April 2022
VENICE – SHARM EL SHEIKH Tuesday, Saturday 29.99 EUR / 35.99 USD 1 November 2022

 

* One-way price, including administration fee. 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. Number of seats at indicated prices are limited.

In other news, the company has also announced new routes from Amman to Rome, Milan, Vienna and Budapest.

In addition, the airline will also fly from Aqaba to Rome, Vienna, Budapest and Bucharest.

Wizz Air to require pilots and cabin crew to be vaccinated, Green Pass now required for Italian domestic travel

Wizz Air will require all flight crews and cabin crews to be vaccinated by December.

In other news, from September 1, 2021 passengers will need a Green Pass to travel on domestic flights in Italy. Passengers can obtain the pass after vaccination, recovery from COVID-19 or a negative test result.

Wizz Air expands in Skopje and Ohrid

Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXA (msn 6848) CFU (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 954825.

Wizz Air has announced four new routes from North Macedonia to Italy, Germany and Denmark – Skopje to Bologna and Turin– Italy, Skopje to Billund – Denmark, and Ohrid to Friedrichshafen, Germany. The first flights to all destinations will depart in December 2021.

The new routes will add up to the existing services already operated from both Skopje and Ohrid airports and will restate the airline’s commitment to offering Macedonian passengers flights to diverse destinations. The new services to Bologna, Turin, Friedrichshafen and Billund will start being operated thanks to the allocation of the 5aircraft to the Wizz Air base in Skopje.

    THE NEWEST WIZZ AIR ROUTES FROM NORTH MACEDONIA

ROUTE DAYS STARTING FROM FARES FROM
Skopje – Bologna Wednesday, Sunday 19 December 2021 19.99 EUR / 1229 MKD
Skopje – Turin Tuesday, Saturday 18 December 2021 19.99 EUR / 1229 MKD
Skopje – Billund Thursday, Sunday 19 December 2021 19.99 EUR / 1229 MKD
Ohrid – Friedrichshafen Tuesday, Saturday 18 December 2021 19.99 EUR / 1229 MKD

* One-way price, including administration fee. 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. Number of seats at indicated prices are limited.

The carrier is also adding new routes from Plovdiv.

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LXA (msn 6848) CFU (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 954825.

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Wizz Air announces four new routes from Belgrade, Serbia

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline, has announced four new routes from Belgrade to Barcelona in Spain, Billund in Denmark, Vaxjo in Sweden, Frankfurt in Germany. The first flights will depart in December 2021.

ROUTE DAYS STARTING FROM* FARES FROM
Belgrade – Barcelona Tuesday, Saturday 18 December 2021 29.99 EUR / 3529 RSD
Belgrade – Frankfurt Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 16 December 2021 19.99 EUR / 2349 RSD
Belgrade – Vaxjo Wednesday, Sunday 18 December 2021 29.99 EUR / 3529 RSD
Belgrade – Billund Monday, Wednesday, Friday 17 December 2021 19.99 EUR / 2349 RSD

In other news, the company also announced a new route from Banja Luka to Hamburg in Germany. The route will be launched on December 17, 2021.

Photo: Hungary Air Cargo – Government of Hungary – Wizz Air Airbus A330-243F HA-LHU (msn 1578) BUD (Ton Jochems). Image: 954736.

Operated by Wizz Air

Copyright Photo: Hungary Air Cargo – Government of Hungary – Wizz Air Airbus A330-243F HA-LHU (msn 1578) BUD (Ton Jochems). Image: 954736.

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Wizz Air expands in Sarajevo with 7 new routes

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a second aircraft to its Sarajevo base. The new Airbus A320 will join the fleet in December 2021, enabling the start of 7 new routes from Sarajevo to Frankfurt, Cologne, Hamburg (Germany), Venice (Italy), Billund (Denmark), Malmo (Sweden), Oslo (Norway) as well as the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing Copenhagen, Dortmund, Gothenburg Landvetter, Stockholm Skavsta, Memmingen/Munich West routes.

Wizz Air started operations in Bosnia and Herzegovina in May 2013 and has carried 1.5 million passengers.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM SARAJEVO

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE* STARTS
SARAJEVO – FRANKFURT Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 14 December 2021
SARAJEVO – VENICE Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 14 December 2021
SARAJEVO – BILLUND Monday, Friday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 17 December 2021
SARAJEVO – COLOGNE Monday, Wednesday, Friday 29.99 EUR / 58.99 BAM 15 December 2021
SARAJEVO – HAMBURG Thursday, Sunday 29.99 EUR / 58.99 BAM 16 December 2021
SARAJEVO – MALMO Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 14 December 2021
SARAJEVO – OSLO Wednesday, Sunday 19.99 EUR / 38.99 BAM 15 December 2021

 

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES FROM SARAJEVO

DESTINATION Frequency increase
SARAJEVO – COPENHAGEN 3 → 4
SARAJEVO – DORTMUND 3 → 4
SARAJEVO – GOTHENBURG LANDVETTER 2 → 3
SARAJEVO – STOCKHOLM SKAVSTA 2 → 3
SARAJEVO – MEMMINGEN/MUNICH WEST 2 → 3

 

* One-way price, including administration fee. 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. Number of seats at indicated prices are limited.

** ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year

Wizz Air adds 6th Airbus A321 and four new routes at Tirana, Albania

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a sixth aircraft to its Tirana base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet in December 2021, enabling the start of 4 new routes from Tirana to Liverpool in United Kingdom, Madrid in Spain, Billund in Denmark and Oslo Sandefjord Torp in Norway, as well as the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing routes to: Ancona, Verona (Italy), London Luton (UK), Brussels Charleroi (Belgium), Paris Beauvais (France), Berlin, Hamburg, Memmingen/Munich West (Germany)

Wizz Air started operations in Albania in April 2017 and has carried over 0.5 million passengers during 4 years of successful operations. The airline will have an all Airbus A321 fleet in Albania as of the 2021 winter. Together with 4 new services, Wizz Air now offers 38 routes to 15 countries from Tirana.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM TIRANA

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE* STARTS
TIRANA – LIVERPOOL Monday, Wednesday, Friday 19.99 EUR 10 December 2021
TIRANA – MADRID Wednesday, Sunday 29.99 EUR 12 December 2021
TIRANA – BILLUND Thursday, Sunday 19.99 EUR 9 December 2021
TIRANA – OSLO SANDEFJORD TORP Tuesday, Saturday 29.99 EUR 11 December 2021

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES FROM TIRANA

DESTINATION Frequency increase
TIRANA – ANCONA 2 → 3
TIRANA – VERONA 3 → 5
TIRANA – LONDON LUTON 12 → 14
TIRANA – BRUSSELS CHARLEROI 3 → 5
TIRANA – PARIS BEAUVAIS 2 → 3
TIRANA – BERLIN 3 → 4
TIRANA – HAMBURG 2 → 3
TIRANA – MEMMINGEN/MUNICH WEST 3 → 5

 

* One-way price, including administration fee. 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. Number of seats at indicated prices are limited.

** ACI suggests creation of 750 on-site jobs for every 1 million carried passengers per year

In other news, the airline and associate airline have added new routes also from Vilnius and Abu Dhabi.

Wizz Air wants to hire 4,600 new pilots by 2030

Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing airline, today announced it is ramping up pilot recruitment across its network, with plans to hire 4,600 new pilots by 2030. The airline has already trained over 150 additional pilots in order to fly over 100% of pre-Covid capacity this summer and aims to recruit over 300 more by the end of this year as it looks to meet its ambitious growth plans following the pandemic. Enthusiastic candidates who have always dreamed of a career in the sky can apply online here.

Pilots joining Wizz Air will have the opportunity to operate the airline’s constantly growing fleet of young, modern and sustainable Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft on over 800 routes, to 191 destinations in 49 countries. Wizz Air is committed to more than tripling the size of its fleet, with 500 Airbus aircraft expected in the next ten years, creating a wealth of opportunities for pilots looking for rapid career progression, a competitive salary, industry-leading training and development, an indefinite and secure contract, and a variety of flexible and fixed roster patterns.

Wizz Air welcomes applications from experienced captains and first officers as well as those with no flying experience at all, thanks to its Wizz Air Pilot Academy Program which gives aspiring pilots the opportunity to obtain a commercial pilot’s license. Besides intense pilot recruitment, Wizz Air continues to recruit cabin crew members across its 43 bases to meet its growth plans.

In other news, new routes:

Lanzarote from Rome or Milan, to Gran Canaria from Vienna or Bucharest, or to Billund from Cluj-Napoca.

Wizz Air Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi to Tirana or Sarajevo.

Wizz Air announces new routes from Italy

Wizz Air continues to build its presence in Italy, adding more pressure on the new Alitalia (ITA).

Wizz has announced new routes from Milan (Malpensa), Bologna and Rome (Fiumicino) to Casablanca, Marrakesh in Morocco and Gran Canaria (Canary Islands)