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Wizz Air to launch three new routes from Katowice Airport

Delivered on October 18, 2021

Wizz Air has announced that it will launch three new regular routes at Katowice Wojciech Korfanty International Airport during this year’s summer.

On June 15, 2022, flights to Ibiza (Spain) will become available; they will be handled once a week: on Wednesdays. The next day – on June 16, 2022 – Wizz Air will fly for the first time from Katowice Airport to Tirana – flights to the capital of Albania will initially be available on Thursdays and Sundays; from  July 4, 2022, however, the route will be handled on Mondays and Fridays. On June 18, 2022 the air carrier will launch flights to Madiera (Portugal). Flights to this destination will be available on Tuesdays and Saturdays. It will be the only Wizz Air route connecting a Polish airport with Madeira.

Wizz Air is the leading airline at Katowice Airport when it comes to the number of regular routes available during “Summer 2022.” The air carrier will handle 37 routes to 19 countries, i.e. to Spain (Barcelona, Castellon, Fuerteventura, Ibiza, Palma De Mallorca, Malaga, Tenerife), Italy (Alghero, Catania, Milan-Bergamo, Naples, Rome-Fiumicino), the United Kingdom (Bristol, Doncaster-Sheffield, Liverpool, London-Luton), Norway (Bergen, Stavanger, Oslo-Torp), Greece (Athens, Corfu), Germany (Dortmund, Cologne-Bonn), Sweden (Malmo, Stockholm Skavsta), Albania (Tirana), Bulgaria (Burgas), Croatia (Split), Cyprus (Larnaca), Montenegro (Podgorica), Georgia (Kutaisi), the Netherlands (Eindhoven), Iceland (Reykjavik), Israel (Tel Aviv), Malta, Portugal (Madeira) and the United Arab Emirates (Abu Dhabi).

Since May 2004, Wizz Air has a base established at Katowice Airport. It is the first base airport in the airline’s history; it’s where the carrier based its first Airbus A320 and where it performed its first commercial flight (i.e. to London-Luton). In nearly 18 years, Wizz Air has handled 21.7 million travelers on routes to/from Katowice Airport; its fleet of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft has performed over 147 thousand takeoffs and landings at the airport.

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-271NX WL HA-LZD (msn 10659) NUE (Gunter Mayer). Image: 957308.

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Wizz Air introduces a new route from Vilnius to Split in Croatia, opens Cardiff base

Wizz Air is introducing a new route from Vilnius to Split in Croatia. First flights will be taking off starting June 13, 2022.

Wizz Air route from Vilniaus to Split:

Route Starts Price from
Split April 6th 19,99 Eur

* According to the research company Sustainalytics, “Wizz Air” has been selected as the most sustainable company in its sector in Europe.

**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, Wizz Air (UK) has opened its Cardiff base with eight new routes. The base is the fourth in the United Kingdom.
The first flight to Lanzarote had around 200 passengers onboard, leaving on time at 06:50 on April 8 after donuts and coffee were served to celebrate the airline’s arrival.

Wizz Air adds two new aircraft at Tirana

Wizz Air has announced the allocation of two new aircraft to its Tirana base. The new Airbus A320neo will join the fleet, enabling the start of two new routes from Tirana to Friedrichshafen and Rimini. As a result of that investment. The airline will also start operations to and from Kukës International Airport to Vienna, Memmingen/Munich West, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden and Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.

Wizz Air started operations in Albania in April 2017 and has carried over 500,000 passengers over four years of successful operations. With today’s announcement, the airline will have a fleet of eight modern, state of the art young aircraft at its Tirana base by this Summer.  Together with the six new routes, Wizz Air now offers 42 routes to 13 countries from Tirana.

WIZZ AIR’S NEW ROUTES FROM ALBANIA

DESTINATION DAYS LOWEST FARE* STARTS
Tirana – Friedrichshafen Monday, Friday 19.99 EUR 15April 2022
Tirana – Rimini Monday, Friday 19.99 EUR 15April 2022
Kukës – Vienna Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR 4 June 2022
Kukës – Memmingen/Munich West Tuesday, Saturday 19.99 EUR 4 June 2022
Kukës – Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden Wednesday, Sunday 19.99 EUR 1 June 2022
Kukës – Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Monday, Friday 19.99 EUR 3 June 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.

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

Wizz Air continues to expand at London Gatwick

Wizz Air previously announced that it will launch new routes from its London Gatwick Airport base to 14 destinations including, Faro, Palma, Larnaca, Catania, Podgorica, Tel Aviv, Chania, Mykonos and Funchal.

Now the airline has also announced new routes from LGW to Bourgas, Palermo, Varna and Venice.

There will also be new routes from Milan, Rome, Vienna, Bari and Naples to Gatwick Airport, with those flights operated by Wizz Air Hungary.

New routes from the London area:

 

 

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

Wizz Air  (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LTH (msn 8724) FCO (Richard Vandervord). Image: 956221.

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.

Top Copyright Photo: Wizz Air (Hungary) Airbus A321-231 WL HA-LTH (msn 8724) FCO (Richard Vandervord). Image: 956221.

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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.

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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 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.