Category Archives: Wizz Air (Hungary)

Wizz Air exntablisheds a new base in Tirana, Albania

Wizz Air established A new base in Tirana, Albania on July 1. The airline has already based the first aircraft Airbus A320 at Tirana International Airport. Along with the establishment of the new base and complementing the already operated ten routes, Wizz Air announced 15 new routes to eight countries from Tirana starting from July 2020, bringing the total to 25 destinations from Tirana International Airport. The two other aircraft are expected to arrive in two weeks’ time, the company announced.

The 3 Airbus A320 aircraft will support the operations of fifteen new routes to Beauvais (Paris), Charleroi (Brussels), Eindhoven, Mulhouse Euroairport, Karlsruhe/Baden-baden, Hamburg, Berlin Schönefeld, Frankfurt Hahn, Prague, Heraklion, Rhodes, Bari, Catania, Milan Malpensa and Torino, totalling in over 800 thousand seats on sale to 25 destinations from Tirana in 2020. Wizz Air’s growing Albanian network will support local tourism, bring more capital to the region as well as connect Tirana with new and exciting destinations.

The airline recently announced a range of enhanced hygiene measures, to ensure the health and safety of its customers and crew. As part of these new protocols, throughout the flight, both cabin crew and passengers are required to wear facemasks, with cabin crew also required to wear gloves.

Since the middle of March, after COVID-19, TIA traffic was strongly reduced. But currently the airport is serving from 12 to 16 flights per day, still under restrictions from the European Union related to the free movement.

In other news, Wizz Air has reopened its Skopje base, and it has restarted the routes from both Skopje and Ohrid airports on July 1. Passengers can book flights on a total of 34 routes to some of the most popular countries such as: Germany, Italy and Sweden.

Finally, the company is adding new routes Kyiv (Kiev) and Odesa (Odessa):

Wizz Air announces eight new routes from Bucharest

Wizz Air has announced eight new routes from Bucharest to Cagliari (Sardegna/Italy), Copenhagen, Bergen (Norway), Hamburg, Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden, Memmingen (Germany), Santorini and Mykonos (Greece).

THE NEWEST WIZZ AIR’S ROUTES FROM BUCHAREST

Route Operating days Launch date Fares from**
Bucharest – Hamburg Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 9 August 2020 EUR 29.99 / RON 139
Bucharest – Copenhagen Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Bergen Tuesday, Saturday 8 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Memmingen/Munich West Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 8 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Cagliari Elmas Thursday, Sunday 13 August 2020 EUR 24.99 / RON 119
Bucharest – Santorini Thursday, Sunday 9 August 2020 EUR 29.99 / RON 139
Bucharest – Mykonos Tuesday, Saturday 11 August 2020 EUR 29.99 / RON 139

 

Wizz Air expands in Serbia, establishes a new base in Russia

Wizz Air has announced an expansion of its Serbian operations, adding one new Airbus A321 aircraft to the Belgrade base as well as converting the other two based aircraft to Airbus A321 from August 2020. The new aircraft will join the fleet in July 2020, which will grow the local Belgrade fleet to three aircraft.

In July 2020, Wizz Air will launch 9 new routes from Belgrade to: Hamburg, Cologne, Friedrichshafen (Germany), Brussels Charleroi (Belgium), Milan Malpensa (Italy), Lisbon (Portugal), Barcelona El Prat (Spain), Oslo Sandefjord Torp (Norway), Turku (Finland).

The first Wizz Air flight from Serbia departed in 2010. Belgrade was one of the first airports in the SEE region for Wizz Air with flights to Dortmund and London. Since that moment Wizz Air has constantly expanded its operations, bringing opportunities through affordable travel and has welcomed over 5 million passengers in Serbia. With the latest expansion of its Serbian fleet, in 2020 Wizz Air will have 3 based aircraft in Serbia, employing more than 70 customer-oriented crew, who deliver excellent service on each WIZZ flight. Wizz Air now offers 28 routes to 16 countries from 2 Serbian airports: 23 routes from Belgrade and 5 routes from Niš. The conversion of the entire Belgrade fleet to A321 operations would mean an annual capacity of 1,31 million seats on sale from Belgrade.

 


WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM BELGRADE:

DESTINATION DAYS STARTS FARES FROM**
BELGRADE – Friedrichshafen Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 16 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Brussels Charleroi Thursday, Sunday 16 July 2020 BGN 37.99 / EUR 19.99
BELGRADE – Hamburg Monday, Wednesday, Friday 17 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Cologne Monday, Wednesday, Friday 17 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Turku Monday, Friday 17 July 2020 BGN 37.99 / EUR 19.99
BELGRADE – Milan Malpensa Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Lisbon Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 57.99 / EUR 29.99
BELGRADE – Barcelona El Prat Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 47.99 / EUR 24.99
BELGRADE – Oslo Sandefjord Torp Tuesday, Saturday 18 July 2020 BGN 37.99 / EUR 19.99

* Wizz Air’s carbon-dioxide emissions were the lowest among European airlines in FY2019 (57.2 gr/km/passenger)

** 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 carrier is establishing its first base in Russia. The company will start new routes from St. Petersburg to new destinations, including Salzburg, Stockholm, and Malta.

Finally the airline will open its 7th base in Romania: Bacău to London and Rome and to the sunny Larnaca and Catania.

Wizz Air announces new routes from Milan Malpensa and Larnaca

Wizz Air is aggressively expanding in Italy, especially in the Milan area which was hard hit by the COVID-19 outbreak.

From July Wizz Air will operate from Milan to Athens, Ibiza, Santorini, Menorca, London, Porto and many more places.

Wizz Air also also announced new routes from Larnaca, Cyprus to Athens, Thessaloniki, Dortmund, Memmingen, Karlsruhe and many more.

Wizz Air to add new routes from London Luton

Wizz Air on July 20, 2020 is adding new routes from London Luton to Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Fuerteventura and Lanzarote.

In other news, Wizz Air has also announced that it will prolong the period of suspension for several routes to and from Romania following the extension of existing travel restrictions announced by the Romanian authorities. As a result, the flights to Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, The United Kingdom and The Netherlands remain suspended until June 16, 2020 inclusive.

Wizz Air prolongs the suspension of its Polish operations

Wizz Air has made this announcement:

Wizz Air has announced that, as a result of the extension of the travel restrictions imposed on all foreign flights to and from Poland, the airline prolongs the suspension of all its routes to the country until June 6, 2020.

Wizz Air is celebrating its 16th anniversary.

In other news, Wizz Air is opening a new base in Lviv in July 2020 and will connect this beautiful city to 5 new destinations directly. The company will also offer new routes from Kharkiv to Tallinn and Berlin.

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Wizz Air announces six new routes from London Luton

Wizz Air, despite the COVID-19 crisis in the United Kingdom, has announced six new routes from London (Luton).

The Hungarian carrier will launch a new route from LTN to Faro, Portugal on June 18, four Greek islands in early July and Marrakesh, Morocco in October.

Wizz Air reopened its LTN base on May 1.

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Wizz Air to fly to Abu Dhabi

Wizz Air has made this announcement:

Abu Dhabi here we come. We have announced the launch of five new routes that will connect the capital of the UAE with Budapest and Bucharest from June 2020 and with Cluj-Napoca, Katowice and Sofia from September 2020 subject to aviation activities resumed in the respective countries.

We are proud to be the first European low-cost airline to launch flights to Abu Dhabi.

Our local airline, Wizz Air Abu Dhabi, is expected to begin operations later this year.

Wizz Air announces a new base in Lviv

Wizz Air has announced a new base in Lviv opening on July 1, 2020, which will be the second and the newest Wizz base in Ukraine. The airline will base one Airbus A320 aircraft at Danylo Halytskyi International Airport. Along with the establishment of the new base, Wizz Air will start seven new services to Billund in Denmark, Tallinn in Estonia,  Lisbon in Portugal,  Hamburg in  Germany and Szczecin in Poland from Lviv as well as Tallinn and Berlin from Kharkiv.

As passenger and crew safety has always been Wizz Air’s top priority, the airline has recently announced several additional measures to support physical distancing during boarding and enhanced cleanliness on board. The measures are easy to follow and ensure the most sanitary conditions. The airline asks passengers to handle  bookings online where possible, including online check-in, baggage drop-off as well as opting in for contactless payment during onboard purchases. Wearing masks onboard is obligatory for crew and passengers, thus all are reminded to travel in masks. The aircraft is thoroughly cleaned several times a day and is disinfected overnight, the crew will also handout sanitizing pads to passengers at boarding as well as will observe seat distancing for passengers on flights where the load factor allows. Wizz Air is also launching a special information campaign to inform passengers about current development in the context of COVID-19 and provide useful tips for a safe journey. To summarize the new protocol, Wizz Air has released an explanatory video focusing on the main measures introduced.

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM UKRAINE

Route Operating Days Starts Fares from*
Lviv – Billund Wednesday, Sunday 1 July 2020 EUR 19.99 / UAH 579
Lviv – Lisbon Wednesday, Sunday 1 July 2020 EUR 39.99 / UAH 1149
Lviv – Tallinn Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 July 2020 EUR 19.99 / UAH 579
Lviv – Hamburg Monday, Friday 3 July 2020 EUR 24.99 / UAH 719
Lviv – Szczecin Monday, Friday 3 July 2020 EUR 14.99 / UAH 429
Kharkiv – Tallinn Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 2 July 2020 EUR 24.99 / UAH 719
Kharkiv – Berlin Schönefeld Monday, Friday 3 July 2020 EUR 34.99 / UAH 1009

 

 

* 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.  

Wizz Air to reopen its Timișoara base

Wizz Air has made this announcement:

Wizz Air has announced that is ready to reopen its base in Timișoara starting from  May 1, 2020 and related measures for health and well-being when checking in and on board. This is subject to authority’s decision to lift or extend the current flight restrictions to and from Romania. If the restrictions will be kept, the base reopening will be postponed accordingly.

To help passengers and crew travel safely and worry-free, Wizz Air has introduced several additional security measures to support physical distancing during boarding and enhanced cleanliness on board. As part of the measures to protect the health of customers and crew, customers should check-in and make any purchases online, such as paying for additional bags, to reduce non-essential interaction at the airport.

Throughout the flight, cabin crew will be required to wear masks and gloves and will distribute sanitising wipes to each passenger. Onboard purchases are allowed and suggested to be made by contactless payments, to minimize physical contact.

Wizz Air will continue its stringent daily cleaning schedule, with the entire aircraft being disinfected overnight, following official guidelines.

From May 2020, flights from Timișoara to Brussels Charleroi (Belgium), Paris Beauvais (France), Barcelona El Prat (Spain), Dortmund, Frankfurt Hahn (Germany), Rome Ciampino (Italy), London Luton (UK) will be resumed subject to no further restrictions.

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