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Wizz Air expands in Krakow, Gdansk and Warsaw

Wizz Air has announced that it will massively expand its Polish operations, basing 4 new aircraft in Poland.

From summer 2020 Wizz will launch 15 new routes from Gdansk, Krakow and Warsaw as well as increase weekly frequencies on the most popular services, adding a total of 24 incremental weekly flights to its Polish schedule.

With the latest expansion of its Polish fleet, Wizz Air will have 30 based aircraft in Poland. Wizz Air now offers 193 routes to 28 countries from nine Polish airports.

 

NEW ROUTES DAYS STARTS FARES FROM***
WARSAW – BOLOGNA Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 June 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
WARSAW – TENERIFE Tuesday, Saturday 2 June 2020 PLN 129 / EUR 29.99
WARSAW – MADRID Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday 1 June 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
WARSAW – TURKU Wednesday, Sunday 4 June 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
GDANSK – BARI Monday, Friday 1 June 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
KRAKOW – TRONDHEIM Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 July 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – VERONA Wednesday, Sunday 2 August 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
KRAKOW – BARCELONA Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 1 July 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – BERGEN Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – MILAN Daily 1 July 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – BOLOGNA Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2020 PLN 59 / EUR 14.99
KRAKOW – HAUGESUND Monday, Friday 3 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – STAVANGER Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 1 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – LONDON GATWICK Daily 23 February 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
KRAKOW – TROMSO Wednesday, Sunday 2 August 2020 PLN 89 / EUR 19.99

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES ON EXISTING GDANSK ROUTES:

ROUTE FREQUENCY UPDATE
GDANSK – OSLO 7x → 10x
GDANSK – ALESUND 7x → 10x
GDANSK – MALMÖ 5x → 7x
GDANSK – STAVANGER 5x → 7x
GDANSK – BREMEN 2x → 3x
GDANSK – BODO 2x → 3x
GDANSK – KEFLAVIK 3x → 4x
GDANSK – TRONDHEIM 3x → 4x
GDANSK – HAUGESUND 5x → 7x
KRAKOW – ROME 5x → 7x
KRAKOW – BARI 3x → 4x
KRAKOW – KUTAISI 2x → 3x
WARSAW – KUTAISI 3x → 4x

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Wizz Air to add two new routes from Southend and one from Luton

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LTC (msn 8295) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 946808.

Wizz Air has announced that from November, we will offer flights from London Southend to the popular Eastern European destinations of Bucharest in Romania and Vilnius in Lithuania plus a new service from London Luton to Castellon in Spain.

The new Southend services will operate starting from November 23, 2019 and the London – Castellon route commences on December 9, 2019.

Additionally the carrier has also announced it is adding two more Airbus A321 aircraft to the Vienna base, enabling the start of six new long-awaited services from Vienna to Athens, Castellon, Cologne, London-Luton, Prishtina and Tirana, and the increase of frequencies of our existing Lisbon and Tel Aviv routes.


The seventh aircraft joins the Vienna fleet on December 18, 2019 from when our Athens, Cologne, Prishtina and Tirana routes kick off and the eighth aircraft arrives on July 1, 2020 which marks the start of our Castellon and London services.

Finally Wizz Air has also announced the start of two new routes from Kutaisi to Bologna in Italy and Cologne (Köln) in Germany.

The route to Bologna starts on November 23, 2019 and to Cologne from July 1, 2020.

The airline has also announced the previously announced Kutaisi-Nice service to start on December 12, 2019 and to increase the frequency of the Kutaisi-Milan route to four services per week.

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LTC (msn 8295) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 946808.

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Wizz Air is coming to Edinburgh, expands in Odessa

Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYQ (msn 6614) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937196.

Wizz Air has announced that it will begin operations at Edinburgh Airport, with the launch of four routes to popular European city break destinations.

From the beginning of November, Wizz Air will connect Scotland’s capital with the Polish cities of Warsaw and Gdansk, Budapest in Hungary, and Bucharest in Romania. Fares start from £16.99* and can be booked from today at wizzair.com.

Wizz Air now operates seven routes from Scotland to Eastern Europe’s most vibrant cities. This includes services between Aberdeen and Gdansk, and Glasgow to Budapest and Katowice, as well as the new Edinburgh routes. Today’s announcement means that Wizz Air now has 360 thousand seats on sale on its Scottish routes, representing 240% growth year on year.

Wizz Air’s low fare network now connects UK passengers on 102 routes in 27 countries across Europe and beyond. All routes are served by a young fleet of ultra-efficient Airbus A320, A321 and A321neo aircraft, meaning that Wizz Air emits the lowest CO2 emissions per passenger amongst its competitors.

 

Route Operating days Launch date Fares from
Edinburgh – Warsaw Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 1 November 2019 £16.99*
Edinburgh – Gdansk Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 November 2019 £16.99*
Edinburgh – Budapest Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 November 2019 £21.99*
Edinburgh – Bucharest Tuesday, Saturday 2 November 2019 £29.99*

In other news, Wizz Air has announced six new services from Odesa International Airport to Budapest in Hungary, Berlin Schoenefeld in Germany; Gdansk, Wroclaw and Katowice in Poland; and Bratislava in Slovakia, as well as a new route from Lviv to Larnaca in Cyprus. The operations of the new routes will start in November.

By adding Odesa to its fast-growing network, Wizz Air continues to invest and further diversify its network in Ukraine. With the new connections from Odesa to Budapest, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Katowice, Berlin and Bratislava, Wizz Air will provide passengers from Southern Ukraine a great opportunity for low-fare adventures in 4 different countries. Whether it’s a city break in beautiful Budapest on the Danube river with its famous thermal baths and vibrant nightlife or in the liveliest and trendiest capital of Germany Berlin, which boasts rich cultural life and heritage there are great offers for every taste. Meanwhile, Lviv passengers can prolong their summer by heading to sunny Larnaca to discover the Mediterranean city’s charm.

With these new services from Odesa and Lviv, Wizz Air now offers a total of 53 routes to 13 countries from Ukraine.


WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM UKRAINE

Route Operating Days Starts Fares From*
Odesa – Budapest Tuesday, Saturday 2 November 2019 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429
Odesa – Berlin Schönefeld Tuesday, Saturday 2 November 2019 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429
Odesa – Gdansk Tuesday, Saturday 2 November 2019 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429
Odesa – Wroclaw Monday, Friday 1 November 2019 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429
Odesa – Katowice Tuesday, Saturday 2 November 2019 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429
Odesa – Bratislava Wednesday, Sunday 3 November 2019 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429
Lviv – Larnaca Monday, Friday 28 October 2019 EUR 24.99 / UAH 719

 


WIZZ AIR’S RECENTLY COMMENCED ROUTE

Route Operating Days Starts Fares From*
Kharkiv – Krakow Monday, Friday 2 August 2019 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429

 

*One way including all taxes and non-optional charges

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

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (wizzair.com) (Hungary) Airbus A320-232 WL HA-LYQ (msn 6614) BSL (Paul Bannwarth). Image: 937196.

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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

Wizz Air expands its Chisinau operations

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of a third aircraft to Chisinau. The new Airbus A320 will join the fleet in December, enabling the increase of frequencies of the airline’s existing 8 routes and the start of four new routes from Chisinau. Passengers can already plan their trips to picturesque Prague, beaches and sun in Larnaca, business and cultural centre in northern Italy – Turin or to South Yorkshire county in England.

Wizz started operations from Chisinau International Airport in 2013 and established a base there in March 2017.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM CHISINAU

New routes Frequency Start date Fares from*
Prague Wednesdays, Sundays 18 December 2019 24.99 EUR / 629 CZK
Larnaca Mondays, Fridays 20 December 2019 EUR 24.99
Doncaster/Sheffield Mondays, Fridays 20 December 2019 29.99 EUR / 25.99 GBP
Turin Tuesdays, Saturdays 21 December 2019 EUR 24.99

 

WIZZ AIR’S FREQUENCY INCREASES FROM CHISINAU

VERONA, ITALY 2x-4x
ROME-CIAMPINO , ITALY 3x-5x
LONDON LUTON, UNITED KINGDOM 10x-12x
BOLOGNA, ITALY 3x-4x
BRUSSELS CHARLEROI, BELGIUM 2x-3x
DORTMUND, GERMANY 2x-3x
VIENNA, AUSTRIA 2x-3x
MEMMINGEN/MUNICH WEST, GERMANT 2x-3x

All images by the airline.

Wizz Air expands in Poland

Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, started operating new routes from Poland.

With several flights a week Wizz Air connects Warsaw with Podgorica, Katowice with Podgorica, Santander and Castellon, as well as Gdansk with London Gatwick.

Currently Wizz Air offers flights on 169 routes to 74 destinations from 9 Polish airports, providing affordable access for all types of travellers across Europe and beyond.

Wizz Air’s first Polish flight took off on May 19, 2004 from Katowice to London Luton and since then, the airline has become one of the top carriers in Poland. Wizz Air is constantly expanding its offer with further travel options at low fares for an increasing number of passengers. In 2018, Wizz Air carried 9.3 million passengers.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM POLAND

Departure Destination Days Starts Fares From*
Katowice Castellon Mondays, Fridays 17 June PLN 129/ EUR 29.99
Katowice Santander Tuesdays, Saturdays 15 June PLN 129 / EUR 29.99
Katowice Podgorica Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 15 June PLN 89 / EUR 19.99
Warsaw Podgorica Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays 15 June PLN 189 / EUR 44.99
Gdansk London Gatwick daily 15 June PLN 39 / EUR 9.99

In other news, Wizz Air last week started a new low-fare service from its Serbian base in Belgrade to Lyon-Saint-Exupéry Airport in France.

Lyon is the third French destination Wizz Air operates flights to from Belgrade, next to Paris Beauvais and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg. Service to Lyon started on June 15, 2018 and is operated on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Finally Wizz Air on June 17 launched a new route to Memmingen/ Munich West, the first low fare connection from Suceava to Germany.

The new route operates three flights per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Photos: Wizz Air.

Indigo Partners to add 50 Airbus A321XLRs to its airline fleets

Indigo Partners and three of its airlines will acquire 50 of the new Airbus A321XLR long-range, single-aisle jetliners. The Memorandum of Understanding includes new orders for 32 A321XLRs and the conversion of 18 existing A320neo family orders.

Indigo Partners LLC, based in Phoenix, Arizona, is a private equity fund focused on worldwide investments in air transportation. Indigo has major ownership stakes in four low-cost airlines, including Frontier Airlines (U.S.), JetSMART (Chile), Volaris (Mexico) and Wizz Air (Hungary). The four carriers now operate a combined 295 Airbus planes and, with the new commitments, have 636 on order.

Twenty of the A321XLRs will be allocated to Wizz Air, 18 to Frontier, and 12 to JetSMART.

Airbus announced the launch of the A321XLR at the Paris Air Show. Derived from the A321neo, the A321XLR is the longest-range single-aisle commercial jetliner ever, capable of flying routes up to 4,700nm with unbeatable fuel efficiency. With a range previously found only in twin-aisle aircraft, A321XLR will enable airlines to exploit new route opportunities with low operating costs, reduced environmental impact, and provide passengers with a comfortable travel experience.

Images: Airbus.